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 Cafe 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 a little over £5.

Bookings welcome now 01268 205 296

Opening times

Monday to Friday
8am – 3.30pm


Evenings and weekends

The Café Bar only opens in the evening or at the weekend if there’s a scheduled performance. If there is, we’ll be open two hours before the performance begins.

Café menus

New Summer Menu 

Available weekdays from 8am – 2.30pm and from 2 hours prior to a performance

Event catering

Our well stocked Café bar and experienced event catering team can provide a full range of excellent, freshly prepared food: full dinners, buffets, hot meals, cakes and patisserie to suit your requirements (see the example menus).

To discuss your specific needs phone our catering manager on: 01268 205 296

Or send us an email: towngatecafe@basildon.gov.uk

(we will reply by email, or by phone if you leave your number).