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Explore the venue
Find out more about the Harold Pinter Theatre’s bars, toilets and seating in our detailed guide on what to expect when you arrive.
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Plan your visit
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The Harold Pinter Theatre box office is open from 10am to 6pm during Monday to Saturday, but is closed on Saturdays if there are no performances. The theatre opens 1 hour before the show starts, from which time pre-booked tickets can be collected from the box office.
The Harold Pinter Theatre does not operate a dress code policy and patrons are welcome to wear whatever they are most comfortable in.
Air-conditioning is installed throughout the Harold Pinter Theatre, ensuring that even in summer months the auditorium is kept as cool as possible.
The Harold Pinter Theatre has a cloakroom where patrons can store coats, larger bags and pushchairs for the duration of performances.
As with many London theatres, the Harold Pinter Theatre undertakes bag checks as theatregoers enter. If possible, avoid bringing large bags and suitcases to the venue and try to arrive with enough time to go through checks.
Bars are located on all four levels and provide soft and alcoholic beverages as well as snacks. The foyer bar is the largest of all the bars and has step free access. Any refreshments purchased must be transferred to plastic glasses to be taken into the auditorium and hot food is strictly forbidden.
The Harold Pinter Theatre is between Leicester Square and Haymarket, both thriving areas for restaurants. Tasting Sicily is a renowned Italian restaurant just across the road, while Yori is a popular spot for locals who are into Korean food and Kanada-ya is perfect if ramen is more your thing.
Due to its central location, the Harold Pinter Theatre is surrounded by many popular hotels. The nearby Z-Hotel is a favourite with those wanting a good balance between price and cost, but if you are looking to splash out, then the 5-Star Haymarket Hotel is known for its luxury.
The Harold Pinter Theatre was originally opened on 15th October 1881, when it was known as the Comedy Theatre. In October 2011 it was renamed to the Harold Pinter Theatre after the legendary playwright.
Help booking tickets
Tickets can be collected from the box office in the foyer of the Harold Pinter Theatre. Pre-booked tickets can be collected from 1 hour before the evening’s performance starts. We recommend to arrive in plenty of time to avoid queues and to have your confirmation email to refer to, as well as ID for collection.
The Harold Pinter Theatre box office is open from 10am to 6pm between Monday and Saturday for patrons to make in-person purchases for future performances. Please note however, if there is no show on any particular Saturday the box office does not open.
You can get into contact with the Harold Pinter Theatre box office directly on 03330 096 690. Calls are charged at standard geographic rates, or use inclusive mobile minutes.
STAR (Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers) is the industry body that regulates the sale of London theatre tickets, including the Harold Pinter Theatre. When booking from a company you can check the STAR ticket seller database to see if they are registered and conforming to STAR practices. When buying online, you should also check for the padlock in your browser URL bar to ensure the connection is secure.
If you are looking to buy a large amount of tickets, such as for a school trip or large group outing, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org with the date and the number of tickets you require and we will let you know your options.
With its ornate architecture, large auditorium and four complementary bars, the Harold Pinter Theatre is ideal for hosting events on Sundays and mid-week during daytimes where there are no performances. For any enquiries, please call the events team on 020 7534 6173.