Food & Drink

New for 2018...

Our new pre-show food menu is available to pre-order only when you book your show tickets. Pre-show food will be offered on the majority of events at the theatre up to 48 hours before the show when you book tickets online, by telephone or in person. Pre-ordered food is available from the Foyer Bar from an hour and a half before the start of the show for 45 minutes. Simply present your food ticket or show your e-ticket on your smart phone or tablet to claim your pre-order.A table will be reserved for you in the bar area.


Sharing Boards:

Vegetarian Mezze - £14.50
Enjoy a taste of the Middle East with this veggie selection, including olives, sun dried tomatoes, feta, halloumi, hummus, artichoke, dill borek and aubergine dip.
(Allergens: Milk, Gluten, Sesame)

Charcuterie and Cheese - £15.50
A combination of cured meats, local cheeses and crackers, with chicken liver pate, grapes and red onion chutney.
(Allergens: Milk, Gluten, Sulphites)



Choose from 4 show-stopping burgers (Classic, Vegetarian, Cajun Chicken and Showtime Special), each served in a toasted brioche bun, with sweet potato wedges and an aioli dip.  

Classic - £9.95 
Steak burger with Edam cheese, beef tomato, red onion and baby gem lettuce.

Vegetarian - £9.95
Mixed bean burger with grilled halloumi, beef tomato, red onion and baby gem lettuce.

Cajun Chicken - £10.95
Cajun spiced chicken breast with Edam cheese, beef tomato, red onion and baby gem lettuce.

Showtime Special - £10.95
Burger with streaky bacon, stilton, beef tomato, red onion and baby gem lettuce.


The theatre bar is open an hour and a half pre-show and during the interval. Customers can enjoy a selection of wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks. Look out for our show themed cocktails! Freshly ground, fair trade coffee is available from our coffee bar as well as a variety of teas. Crisps, sweets and snacks can be purchased along with a fantastic range of Taywell ice creams. 

You can order your interval drinks before the show, just ask any member of staff at the bar. For you convenience you can pay for refreshments using a credit or debit card (excluding American Express).  



The following restaurants are located very close to the theatre and offer pre-theatre dining and offers for our customers. 

The Barn Pub and Restaurant
The Barn offers a superb value two course meal with big choice and little price £9.75 - perfect for pre-theatre dinner. Following the show, round your evening off with post show drinks. Buy two large glasses of wine and The Barn will give you the rest of the bottle free. Simply present your theatre tickets in order to qualify.
The Barn is located at 1 Lonsdale Gardens, Mount Pleasant Road, just a short work from the theatre and train station.  Free parking evenings and weekends. 

CAU's menu embraces Buenos Aires cuisine, a melting pot of comfort food inspired by Italy and Spain alongside the jewel in Argentina’s crown, its beef. Mouthwatering steaks, burgers and steak sandwiches are joined by a tempting selection of more-ish favourites, each with a distinctive Buenos Aires twist.
Express Menu Monday - Friday 12pm - 6.30pm FROM £10

Complimentary Kir Royale when dining at Côte Brasserie, Tunbridge Wells.
Award-winning Côte Brasserie located on Mount Pleasant Road, offers two course weekday lunch and pre-theatre menu at only £10.95 providing outstanding value. The menu evolves seasonally with a monthly-changing specials and set menu. To enjoy a complimentary Kir Royale for you and your guests, simply present your Assembly Hall Theatre ticket or mention 'Assembly Hall offer' upon arrival.

Hotel du Vin 
Experience an elegant and informal setting in the classic French-styled Bistro du Vin at the heart of the hotel in Tunbridge Wells. 
The Bistro menu relies heavily on fresh and seasonal produce. It's about enjoying moderately priced à la carte dining in a down-to-earth, warm and relaxing setting. All served by attentive and exceptionally knowledgeable waiting staff, happy to explain the dishes, the ingredients, and how our talented Chefs put them together.
Enjoy 20% off your pre-theatre dinner at Bistro du Vin which is conveniently located right opposite The Assembly Halls.

The Tunbridge Wells Bar & Grill
84 High Street, Tunbridge Wells. Following a complete transformation, our unique property is a fresh, intimate space where guests can enjoy a mid-morning coffee, a leisurely lunch, a relaxed dinner or unwind with a cocktail at the impressive bar.  A state of the art retractable roof provides outdoor dining all year long, rain or shine. We’re about classic and inspired seasonal cooking, amazing steaks and brilliant cocktails to match. We’re cooking over charcoal on an amazing theatre grill and wood burning oven.  Fantastic food and service, every time you visit us. Theatre Menu: 2 courses for £15, from 12pm till 6.30pm