In 2019, Theatre Royal Drury Lane closed its doors and underwent a 2-year restoration aimed to revive the historic Grade 1 listed building to its former 1812 glory. Now open all day to the public,
the newly restored Theatre Royal Drury Lane, affectionately known as The Lane, is reimagined as a new destination for entertainment, food, bars, art and culture, so the iconic interiors can be enjoyed by everyone not just theatregoers. From decadent afternoon tea, to entertaining and informative tours, The Lane is open daily to all.
3 things to try when you’re there
- Afternoon Tea: Indulge in a decadent Afternoon Tea in beautiful surroundings. With a menu created by baker to the stars, Lily Vanilli, and hosted in the glorious Grand Saloon, Afternoon Tea is a truly unique experience.
- The Garden: With a seasonally changing menu serving everything from brunch, to sharing boards, curated wines and inventive cocktails. The Garden is a hidden oasis in the heart of Covent Garden.
- Theatre Tours: Nestled in the heart of Covent Garden, the Theatre Royal Drury Lane has survived tragedy, fire, bankruptcy & even murder. Join us on a journey of discovery as we uncover over 350 years oh history, mystery, thrillers and killers.
You might not know but..
With over 350 years of history, it’s hard to pick one interesting fact, however did you know there has been a theatre on the site since 1663 – making it the oldest in continuous use in the world?