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  • Here at Mayflower Theatre we want to share our passion for theatre and the arts with as many people as possible and so we offer lots of different ways for you to get involved.

    Places to Eat and Drink

    Located within a flourishing area of the city you will be spoilt for choice with the variety of settings available to compliment your visit to Mayflower Theatre.

    The theatre itself boasts various options including the sophisticated and contemporary Ovation Restaurant – situated on the third floor of the theatre and ideal for pre and post show dining, business lunches and celebrating special occasions. For something a little more relaxed you could try our stylish and spacious Footlights Bar – the perfect place to catch up with friends for pre-theatre or interval drinks and light bites.

    There are also bars and suites available pre-show and during the interval at all performances located just outside the auditorium on all levels of the building. If you wish to arrange hospitality in advance of your visit please see our Hospitality page or contact our sales team on 02380 711824.

    In addition to dining a la carte we offer unique pre and post performance Packages that include opportunities for 3 course dinners, 2 course lunches, buffets, canapés and more; to complement your choice of show.

    If you would prefer to eat or drink elsewhere in the local area, click here for a selection of other local establishments offering everything from all-you-can-eat Italian buffet, Indian cuisine, café bars, sandwich shops and more.

    Places to Stay

    We deal directly with two of Southampton’s premier hotels to offer you exceptional rates when booking directly through Mayflower Theatre

    Grand Harbour Hotel
    West Quay Road, Southampton SO15 1AG
    02380 633033

    Jurys Inn Hotel Southampton
    Charlotte Place, Southampton SO14 0TB
    02380 371111

    Theatre and Hotel Packages

    With our Hotel Packages we remove all stress by creating a theatre experience tailored to fit your needs. Based on double or twin occupancy, packages include an overnight stay at one these top hotels, private transport to and from the theatre, a 3-course meal in our fabulous Ovation restaurant, top price theatre tickets and a full English breakfast the following morning. For further information on our show packages or details on how to upgrade existing show tickets visit our Packages page or call our sales team on 02380 711811.

    Alternatively you can click here for a list of other hotels within the Southampton area.

    Cash Points

    Although both cash and card can be used for all payments throughout the theatre, the bars and confectionary till points offer cash back without a charge on purchases made by card should you require any cash.

    The local area has three very close Cash Machines that do not charge for withdrawals. One can be found at the CO-OP Welcome on the corner of Blechynden Terrace and Windham Place, and the other two can be found on the front of Southampton Central Station building (Platform 1) also on Blechynden Terrace.

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    Our newly refurbished foyer now includes a large confectionary counter selling a range of soft drinks and refreshments along with various snacks including sweets, peanuts, pringles and ice creams. Soft drinks are also available at our bars, which are open pre-performance and during the interval.

    We also have a new merchandise counter for a wide range of quality Mayflower and production-related items and gifts, perfect as a souvenir of your theatre visit. Some items are also available at the Mayflower Theatre Online Shop.

    Both counters accept payments by cash and all major credit/debit cards using chip and pin. Outside the building you will find a series of newsagents and local shops including a Co-op Welcome, all within a 5 minute walk of the theatre.


    If you have not booked one of our hotel packages, which includes transport to and from the theatre, please click here for a list of local taxi companies.

    Places to Visit in Southampton

    Southampton is recognised as the commercial, cultural and retail capital of the South Coast with a diverse and thriving economy. Mayflower Theatre recommends the following things to do while in this vibrant city.

    SeaCity Museum
    Havelock Road, Southampton SO14 7LT
    02380 833007

    Situated in Southampton’s cultural quarter, this innovative museum focuses on the city’s connection with the sea and its Titanic heritage, and the stories of the people who have travelled in and out of the city through the ages.

    Discover Southampton
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