Afternoon tea at the National Theatre
If you plan to see a show at the National Theatre, or are simply looking for a new afternoon tea spot, it’s worth checking out House at National Theatre’s newest tea service. The restaurant, located in the same building as the theatre, recently launched a “truly theatrical experience” in which you can enjoy a play-themed tea. They also launched an accompanying tour of the National Theatre which guests have the option of attending before tea.
The tour starts in the main foyer where a lovely and knowledgeable guide takes you into the expansive National Theatre building. The tour lasts about an hour and a half and covers everything from the number of dressing rooms (48 to be exact) to a look at the props department and new plans for the NT Future program. The tour is worth it if you’re a theatre geek. If you’re not, you may want to skip right ahead to the delicious sandwiches and sweet treats.
Here are my highlights from the afternoon tea:
Mrs. Lovett’s pie, from the famed play Sweeney Todd, was packed with pork and onion instead of you know what…
Check out their full menu with all of the themed explanations, below.
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