Located on the bank of the River Thames in Bankside’s Cultural Quarter, Shakespeare’s Globe welcomes thousands of visitors to experience world renowned productions of Shakespeare every day.

Opening Times

Box Office

Open daily
10.00am – 6.00pm

The Box Office is also open before each event for those visiting in person.

Globe Theatre Tours standard hours

Open daily 
9.30am – 5.00pm

Tours depart every 30 minutes. As we are a working theatre, tour times vary due to performance schedules.

Swan Restaurant

Open Monday – Friday
12 noon – 2.30pm & 6.00pm – 10.30pm 

Open Saturday
12 noon – 3.30pm & 6.00pm – 10.30pm 

Open Sunday
12 noon – 9.00pm 

The restaurant opens at 5.00pm (Monday – Saturday) every evening there is a show playing in the Globe Theatre and the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

Shakespeare’s Globe is committed to the safety and security of all our visitors and staff. We currently have enhanced security, with all bags being checked before performances. Some entrances may be closed, so please follow signage. Please arrive in good time, do not bring any large bags and check our website before your visit or call +44 (0)20 7902 1500 to find out about our latest opening times.

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