From fine dining to fish and chips and champagne to smoothies, there are a variety of places to eat and drink at Olympia. Read a selection of the descriptions below including firm favourites and exciting new places to try.
Please note that food is not permitted in the main arena seating at any time. Drinks are allowed in plastic containers but glass is prohibited in the arena seating at all times.
Ground Floor Food and Drink Outlets
Pillar Hall Carvery
Conveniently located in the Grand Hall behind seating block 7 through the Artisan Bakery, the Pillar Hall Carvery offers you the opportunity to enjoy a meal with your friends and family in a comfortable environment. Alternatively, you can enter through the dedicated Pillar Hall entrance opposite the Kensington (Olympia) train station. You can book a meal in the Pillar Hall Carvery when you book your tickets.
If you’re looking for a gastro pub venue at Olympia for an easy, delicious meal and a festive atmosphere, the Olympia Tavern is just for you. Located behind seating block 8, you can dig straight into Christmas in a bun, or nibble on nachos with all the toppings.
In addition to all of the options above, there are a variety of other outlets around the Grand Hall on the Ground Floor, including a selection of hot and cold food for all tastes, artisan coffee, smoothies and more.
Behind seating blocks 4, 5 and 6 you will find delicious fried chicken wraps and salad at ‘Chicken Shed’, ‘Dockers Dogs’ offering classic, mexican or BBQ hot dogs, ‘Cheese’ – the stand that offers you mouth watering Mac ‘n’ Cheese with a topping for every taste, ‘Crepe & Waffle’, ‘Crackling Good’ hog roast and Messy Chops Burgers including a veggie option and lattice fries.
Behind seating block 7 you will find ‘The Baked Potato Co’ for a healthy, tasty and filling meal with your choice of topping.
Along the South side of the Grand hall you will find ‘Dockers Dogs’ offering classic, mexican or BBQ hot dogs and ‘Famously British Fish & Chips’ behind seating block 12, with ‘Eat Street’ nearby in the London Room Cafe offering beer, wine, champagne, soft drinks, and a variety of food and festive treats. You will also find artisan coffee and hot drinks behind block 14, and ‘Messy Chops Burgers’, ‘Dockers Dogs’, ‘Crepe & Waffle’ and ‘Crackling Good’ hog roast behind seating blocks 15, 16 and 17.
Make sure you visit the ever-famous ‘Crussh’ behind seating block 18 serving freshly blended smoothies and healthy snacks. Behind seating block 4 you will find ‘the Orchard food market’ offering a tasty deli selection of hot and cold foods including jacket potatoes, fish, pasta and fresh salads, plus speciality coffees, a range of drinks and festive treats.
Gallery Level Food and Drink Outlets
Après Ski is the perfect place to indulge your festive spirit. Challenge your friends on the Ski Machines or enjoy a warming drink. Classics such as chocolate and cheese fondues are on the menu as well as waffles and sugared doughnuts.
Après Ski is located on the Gallery Level behind the balcony seating blocks 1 and 2, and you can access it via the stairs by block 18 or via the new link from the shopping village on the gallery level by stands G15-18.
You can enjoy a 2 or 3 course meal in a waiter served restaurant, located on the Gallery Level behind balcony seating blocks 1 and 2. You can access it via the stairs behind seating block 18 or via the new link from the shopping village on the gallery level by stand G15-18.
The Members Restaurant will be available to book closer to the time.
Justin’s Champagne Taittinger Bar
Justin’s Champagne Taittinger Bar is located on the gallery level behind Seating Block 12 and can only be accessed by those holding Gallery Badges. The bar serves a full selection of drinks and has a fantastic food offering including open sandwiches, platters, carvery of the day and other hot meals.
Ground Floor Food and Drink Outlets
Pizza Express is located on Hammersmith Road with an additional entrance from the Shopping Village next to stand A65. Pizza Express do not accept reservations. If you are looking for somewhere to eat after the Show, Pizza Express is a good choice. Their menu is available by clicking here.
There is also a Pizza to-go outlet by stand, and a new seating area designated to Pizza to-go customers – just order your food and take the lift up to the Apex Room to take advantage of this additional seating.
Make sure you visit the ever-famous ‘Crussh’ opposite stands E9 and E11 in the Shopping Village, serving freshly blended smoothies and healthy snacks. Opposite stand B7 you will find ‘the little Orchard food market’ offering a tasty deli selection of hot and cold foods including jacket potatoes, fish, pasta and fresh salads, plus speciality coffees, a range of drinks and festive treats.
Gallery Level Food and Drink
The Central Kitchen
The Central Kitchen will provide a space to sit down, eat and drink, on the West edge of the Shopping Village, upstairs by stand G160. Allowing you the perfect opportunity to grab a tasty bite to eat, take a break and relax between performances, or even if you need to catch your breath from all the shopping!
The Apex Room is an open space on the gallery level of the Shopping Village with seating. This will be open throughout the Show for any visitors who wish to sit down or have Pizza Express To-Go.