Enjoy delicious food and drink at one of our award-winning restaurants. Whether you’re having a meal before the show or simply relaxing with friends over drinks, we can’t wait to welcome you.

The Brasserie

Enjoy a contemporary British menu featuring local and seasonal ingredients, a selection of excellent wines and top-notch service in our stylish and award-winning restaurant The Brasserie – the closest restaurant to the Theatre. 

You will find The Brasserie on the ground floor of the Minerva Theatre. Why not take a 360° tour to get your bearings. 

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Opening times

Open 1 - 23 October

Matinees from 12pm 
Evening shows from 5pm

Closed when there are no shows in the Festival Theatre.

This was the first time the restaurant had opened after lockdown. The tables were very well arranged, the staff obviously delighted to be back, and the food excellent

Richard B, via Bookatable 2020

Minerva Bar & Grill

The Minerva Bar & Grill, upstairs in the Minerva Theatre, offers relaxed pre-show dining with a selection of sharing platters, a wide range of local ales, lagers, wines, spirits, and an extensive gin menu. 

Sample Menu 

Minerva Bar & Grill opening times

Open from 25 October - 2 November

From 12noon before matinees and from 5pm for evening shows offering coffee and nibbles as well as a relaxed menu.

Closed when there are no shows in the Minerva Theatre.

Christmas at CFT

We've worked with our excellent caterers, Caper & Berry, to come up with a delicious festive menu for all the family to enjoy in our award-winning restaurant The Brasserie - not only friendly and spacious but also the closest restaurant to the Theatre! 

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Available from 

6 December - 1 January (except 24 and 31 December)

Please check calendar below for timings of sittings. 


Please book a table using the app on this page* or email

*Remember to select 'Dinner' or 'Lunch' sitting before selecting dates. 

Many of our dishes are suitable for vegetarians, and we indicate vegan, dairy free, gluten free options on our menus. Some dishes can also be modified to be gluten free. Please ask your server if you have any allergies, intolerances or other dietary requirements.

Please note: we cannot guarantee the absence of nuts.