• Air Conditioning: The Old Vic Theatre is air conditioned.
  • Food & Drink: Light snacks and drinks in plastic containers are allowed in the auditorium. Drinks purchased from the bar must be transferred into plastic cups if they are being taken inside the auditorium. Hot food is prohibited in the theatre.


There is a cloakroom in the foyer, in which small bags can be checked.


Unfortunately the Old Vic Theatre does not provide booster cushions.


There are three bars; one on each level as well as The ‘Pit Bar’, which is located below the Old Vic Theatre and is open until midnight. Prices:
  • Wine (glass) - ranges between £3.40-£5 depending on size and brand.
  • Wine (bottle) - ranges from £16.50 to £29
  • Champagne (glass) - £9
  • Champagne (half bottle) - £26.50
  • Bottled Beer - £3.50 - £4
  • Beer on tap - £3.60 (pint)
  • Soft drinks eg coke - £1.60
  • Non alcoholic ginger beer, specialist lemonade and elderflower soft drinks - £2.30
  • Tea - £1.50
  • Coffee - £1.7


There are various retail outlets selling confectionery, ice cream and show merchandise across the theatre. Prices:
  • Programmes - £4
  • Posters - £2.50
  • Chocolate bars - £1.30
  • Packet of crisps - £1


Male and female toilets are accessible from all levels and the disabled access adapted toilets are situated in the stalls.

This information on this page was sourced from a combination of a trip to the Old Vic Theatre and an email from an Old Vic representative (03/12/12)