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Norwich Theatre Royal

Opened for the first time in 1758, Theatre Royal has been a staple of the arts and culture of Norwich for centuries. The grand 1300 seat venue has played host to some of the biggest names and productions in touring theatre.

With our restaurant, café and bars accompanying our wide range of productions, Theatre Royal truly has something for everyone.

Please Note: Unfortunately, we do not provide a cloakroom service. We would ask that you keep your belongings with you throughout the duration of your visit.


Theatre Royal, Theatre Street, Norwich, NR2 1RL
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Box Office:

01603 630 000

Phone & In Person: Mon – Sat 9.30am – 6pm

Building Opening Times:

Bars: 2hrs before show time

Cafe Royal:  8:30am – 5pm Mon – Sat and 9:30am to 4pm Sun

Getting Here


Theatre St, Norwich, NR2 1RL
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The nearest car parks are: Chantry Place NR1 3SH (£3 flat fee between 3pm and 1am), The Forum NR2 1TF, Chantry Pay & Display NR2 1RG , St Giles NR2 1NH , St Andrews NR3 3AT & Rose Lane NR1 1PY.


First Bus: 11, 13, 14/15, 21/22, 23, 24, 25/26, 28, 29, 36, 37, 38, 39 will all service the Theatre  Royal with a maximum 10min walk from the Bus Station. Check bus routes and timetables for up to date information.

Coaches & minibuses

Coaches and Minibuses can drop off on Theatre Street using the free of charge drop off bays opposite the Theatre Royal. Layover parking is available at several locations in the city centre: King Street NR1 2BU, Rouen Road NR1 1QP, Lower Clarence Road NR1 1HA & Harford Park & Ride NR4 6GA.


There are secure cycle parking facilities at the rear of the theatre in the car park and in front of the The Forum.

Private hire bikes/e-bikes/e-scooter pods  are located outside the front of the building on Theatre Street – for more information click here.

For cycle maps and routes visit the Norwich City Council website


When booking ask to be dropped off outside Theatre Royal building on Theatre Street where there is step free access to the building.


Eat & Drink

at Norwich Theatre



Enhance your Theatre visit and book a table in our modern restaurant, it’s the perfect setting to enjoy a meal before the performance

Book a table


Café Royal

With indoor and outdoor seating, Café Royal is a new addition to the Theatre Royal building. Barista-made coffee, handmade cake, scones and pastries make it the perfect relaxation spot.

Enjoy great coffee

Norwich Theatre Royal Bars

Theatre Royal Bars

The Theatre Royal has two bars, the circle bar and the stalls bar. You’ll receive a warm welcome in either which are both conveniently positioned for your seat.

Find out more

Seating Map

Norwich Theatre Royal Seating Map