Welcome to Opera Tavern


Opera Tavern is a beautiful two-storey bar and restaurant in the heart of central London’s theatre land. Located on Catherine Street we are opposite the Drury Lane Theatre, seconds from the Opera House, a stone’s throw from The Strand and a lovely walk across Waterloo Bridge from the South Bank.


A beautiful former pub, the exposed brickwork, bold artwork and flattering low lighting help our two-story restaurant create the perfect atmosphere for a pre-theatre meal or drink. The ground floor houses a long bar with the open grill at one end, and a few tables placed beside the theatre box windows, where guests can watch the world go by.


We specialise in Italian and Spanish influenced tapas and have a charcoal grill on the ground floor where we cook up all manner of tasty meaty treats including our very popular mini Ibérico pork and foie gras burger. 

Book With Us

Opera Tavern can accommodate parties of up to 16 guests.

Bookings for groups of 8 or more should be made by contacting us directly on info@operatavern.co.uk or alternatively by telephoning us on 0207 836 3680.

Please note that for bookings of 6 or more guests, we kindly request credit card details to confirm your reservation.

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23 Catherine Street


+44 (0) 207 836 3680


Opening Times

Monday - Friday: 12pm - 11:30pm

Saturday: 12pm - 11:30pm

Sunday and Bank Holidays: 12pm - 10:30pm

Sunday 28th January to Tuesday 30th January 2018: Closed for refurbishment

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