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53 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU

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53 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU

Year opened: 2004
Capacity: 180

  • Concession stands
  • Disabled access

Upcoming Highlights

  • The Lie

    Booking until Nov 18

  • Barnum

    Opens Nov 25

The Lie

Until November 18, 2017

Florian Zeller returns to London with a follow-up piece to his 2016 drama The Truth, once again playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory. The Lie's English language premiere will be directed by Lindsay Posner, which was adapted for the stage by Christopher Hampton. The blurred lines between love and infidelity once again takes precedence, with Alice now on the outside, looking in...


November 25, 2017-March 13, 2018

Step right up and enjoy the story of circus impresario Phineas Taylor Barnum, otherwise known as PT. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth. From humble beginnings to his famed partnership with James Bailey, Barnum traces his career, life, and relationships as he strives to create the world's most spectacular circus.

The Menier Chocolate Factory is an off-West End theatre, which opened in 2004 after having being derelict for twenty years. The theatre won the Peter Brook/Empty Space Up and Coming Venue Award in 2005. Previously as a chocolate factory, the building was listed Grade II in 1996. The venue hosts plays and musicals, as well as stand-up comedy and live music events.


Nearby Restaurants

Menier Chocolate Factory
0.05 mi away at 53 Southwark Street
Main £12 | Three course meal £25
Modern Restaurant: European Cuisine

Boot and Flogger
0.09 mi away at 10-20 Redcross Way
Main £11 | Three course meal £22
Wine Bar: European Cuisine

Cantina Vinopolis
0.17 mi away at 1 Bank End
Main £15 | Three course meal £30
Brasserie: Mediterranean Cuisine

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Nearby Hotels

0.05 mi away at 53 - 61 Southwark Bridge Road
4 Star, Prices from £130

0.13 mi away at 20 Lavington Street
4 Star, Prices from £113

0.14 mi away at 142 Union Street
5 Star, Prices from £99

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