Before you arrive

Pre-book food and drink

Beat the queues and arrive at the Theatre up to ninety minutes before the performance. We offer an exciting range of food and beverage options to suit every taste and palette. Pre-book a lite bite or something more substantial then sit back, relax and enjoy – browse what’s on offer here.

Getting to the Theatre

Before you set off, check your journey route for any disruptions. You may need a little more time to get here if any events are taking place in the surrounding areas. For more information and to plan your journey, we recommend the TfL journey planner.


Tottenham Court Road – Northern Line, Elizabeth Line, Central Line
Holborn – Central Line, Piccadilly Line
Covent Garden – Piccadilly Line

All within a 5 minute walk of the Theatre.

To avoid congestion at these stations after the show, we recommend walking slightly further to less crowded stations such as Leicester Square or Russell Square.


There is plenty of cycle parking available near the Theatre. Find the most convenient space for parking your bike here.

The London Cycle Hire Scheme has 800 docking stations across London, including ones near the Theatre on High Holborn, Earnshaw Street, Great Russell Street and Bury Place. There is motorbike parking available opposite the Theatre on Endell Street.



There are five sets of bus stops which serve 17 bus routes within a four minute walk of the Theatre.

Use the TfL journey planner to find your easiest bus route.



Charing Cross Station – 13 minute walk, accessible via Northern Line and Bakerloo Line

Waterloo Station – 23 minute walk, accessible via Northern Line and Bakerloo Line

Euston Station – 24 minute walk, accessible via Northern Line and Victoria Line

Farringdon Station – 25 minute walk, accessible via Circle Line, Elizabeth Line, Metropolitan Line and Hammersmith & City Line

Blackfriars Station – 26 minute walk, accessible via Circle Line and District Line



We encourage all our guests to walk, cycle or use public transport to travel to the Theatre but if you arrive via personal transport, there are parking spaces available on Southampton Row and Russell Square, less than a 10 minute walk from the Theatre.

The Theatre is within the congestion charge zone and the ultra low emissions zone – to learn more about paying these charges, click here.



For groups arriving by coach, there are bays available on High Holborn, Montague Place and Malet Street, all within a 10 minute walk of the Theatre.

Visitor Attractions

The Shaftesbury Theatre is in the heart of the London’s West End and just a stone’s throw from many of the Capitals most popular visitor attractions. Why not stay over and make the most of your theatre visit. For accommodation reservations we recommend Visit London, the official guide to England’s exciting capital.

Here are our top three recommendations for combining your & Juliet visit with a nearby attraction –


Shopping on Oxford Street


Covent Garden


British Museum

Plan your journey

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