Give yourself a night off and let us do the work for you. Our bars and cafe are the perfect place to relax with friends and family before a show. Don't forget to pre-order your interval drinks and avoid the rush.

Please note: The Beacon Lighthouse Eatery will be closed on Thursday 12 September from 14:00 and closed all day Friday 13 September, Saturday 14 September and Sunday 15 September.

The Beacon Lighthouse Eatery is only open during these hours on days when there is a performance in the Concert Hall or Theatre:

Tuesday: 10:00-15:00

Wednesday – Saturday 10:00-15:00 / 17:00-20:00 (evening buffet) 

Sundays – Event only

Please click here to view the menu.

Outside of these hours on days where there is a main performance in the theatre or concert hall, The Beacon will open two hours before the performance start time.

Studio Bar

Our cute Studio Bar located on the ground floor serves both the Cinema and Sherling Studio. The Studio Bar has a range of soft drinks, wines and beers as well as snacks and a full range of New Forest “Scoop” Ice Creams. The perfect place to meet friends, grab a drink before a film or show and enjoy the ambience of this busy arts centre. 

First Floor Bar
The main Bar is located on the first floor and offers a full selection of draft lagers and ales, wines, spirits and soft drinks. A modern space with comfortable seating and space to relax.

Payment Options
All cash and card options are available for use as payment except for American Express.

Opening Times
All Lighthouse bars open one hour before the performance start time and close after the interval. Please speak to a Duty Manager to enquire if the bars are open post-performance.

Interval Drinks

You may order interval drinks prior to a performance starting at any one of the bars and these will be available for collection at the interval. You will be given a unique collection number.

If you would like to contact us about our food and drink services, then please email: