Food & Drink

Where the unique décor is warm and inviting and the staff are ready to deliver you a truly enjoyable experience, with great selection of tasty, hot and cold food and drinks. Using the freshest products, totally homemade, whilst supporting local suppliers.

Located in the heart of Mare Street, next to Hackney Empire.  Offering hearty and healthy meals and scrumptious sharing platters that rely on flavour and great food combinations, as well as hand crafted coffees and excellent selection of beer, wines and spirits from around the world, each one selected for the ultimate satisfaction.

The Empire Bar cater for people with special dietary needs, with vegan and gluten-free options available. The atmosphere is relaxed and warm, where you’ll be welcomed as a guest and leave as a friend.

The Bar will be open before & after the show, so if you’re coming to see show, why not pop in for a visit?

Empire Bar Opening Hours

Mon 8am -5pm

Tues- Thurs 8am – 12am

Fri 8am – 2am

Sat 12pm –2 am

Sun 11am –12am

The Bar will be serving a great selection of wines, spirits and aperitif cocktails, as well as a selection of beers on tap.

It’ll also be serving a great selection of locally sourced food and snacks, including:

Pies and scotch eggs from the Pie Cart

A range of sandwiches and wraps

Meat and cheese boards

Olives, nuts and other bar snacks

The Empire Bar will be open before, during and after the show this Saturday. We are looking forward to seeing you!


The Empire Bar is on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.   Bar enquirers call   020 8510 4545

Jazz At The Empire Bar (Free)

Fri & Sat Night at Empire Bar



Sat 4 Aug 

Kaleidoscope is back! and this time bringing all the African Gambian vibes with live Capoeira, Live Performances and DJs!

Capoeira open Roda
Samba de Roda
Special guests Live Performances
African Tropicalistic Dj sets: Mr.Assin, Party till 02:00 am!
Times and line up coming soon
**Dress Code: Mother Africa – Show your colours!
**Visuals: tbc
**Face Painting: Kaleidoscopian Tribe
**Contributions: Suggested minimum donation £5 on cash, all proceeds are going to Bantaba and one of their projects Afro Manding Music school a grassroots project supporting artists and children in Gambia!

Theatre Bars run by Passa Parola LDN

Whether you’re after a glass of wine, G&T or local craft beer, Passa Parola LDN’s bar staff are on hand at the back of our auditorium to quench your thirst. For most shows the bars will open 45 minutes before the show starts, close during the performance and reopen for the interval. For some music and comedy shows the bars may stay open throughout.