Box office: 01268 205 300

Towngate Café Bar

A great place to meet, eat and drink!

Located in the centre of Basildon, the Towngate Theatre Café Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a spot of lunch, grab a coffee with friends or enjoy a pre-show meal.

A vibrant and modern bar, we offer an extensive food and drink menu throughout the day, with some main courses available for under £6! Download a copy of our current Summer 2022 menu here.

Bookings welcome now 01268 205 296

Revised Opening times

Monday to Friday
9.30am – 15.30pm

Performance Days
2 hours prior to performance


The Café Bar will be open 2 hours prior to performances on Saturdays and Sundays

What Has Changed Since Your Last Visit?

Many changes have been made to ensure that our service is completely safe, so you can enjoy your visit in a relaxed environment. We will update this page as-and-when Government guidelines change.

Card and contactless payments only please, no cash
Pre-Order meals by calling 01268 205296 for collection
All meals freshly made to order

Reduced number of tables
Clearly visible safe distancing signage

Numerous hand-sanitiser stations available
Enhanced cleaning of touchpoints
Staff regularly hand wash for 20+ seconds