The Brasserie

The Brasserie on the ground floor of the Minerva Theatre is open for pre-show dining in stylish and elegant surroundings. The restaurant serves a contemporary British menu using local and seasonal ingredients as well as an excellent choice of wines.

The Brasserie Sample Menu B

The Brasserie opening times

Matinee days from 12.30pm - 2.45pm.

Evening shows from 5.30pm.

Closed when there are no shows in the Festival Theatre.

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 Menus

Minerva Bar & Grill opening times

Open 90 minutes before matinees.

From 5pm for evening shows.

Closed when there are no shows in the Minerva Theatre.


Book a table for The Brasserie or the Minerva Bar & Grill using the calendar or alternatively email or call 01243 782219 (booking line open Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm).

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.