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Following the announcement that Forza Wine will be opening at the National Theatre on Thursday 7th September, reservations are now open.

The 170-cover indoor space and balcony overlooking the River Thames will be open from 12pm-12am Monday to Saturday serving their signature cocktails, natural wines, and ‘Italian-ish’ snacks, alongside their famous soft serve. The terrace includes seating for up to 70 guests decorated with greenery and shelter for those rainy days. The indoor space hosts up to 100 guests at a time, with an open kitchen and mix of banquette seating, high-tops and larger tables for up to eight, perfect for groups.

Following Forza Wine’s Peckham offering of ‘drinks, snacks and views’, guests are encouraged to stay for the whole menu, a snack or simply take in the spectacular views with a cocktail in hand on the terrace.

The opening menu will include Bay salted sole with fennel & pickled chilli, Marinated peppers with basil and staples like Cauliflower fritti, Soft serve and the Custardo®.

Michael Lavery, Chef and Co-Owner, said, ‘‘Forza Wine is all about delicious food and drinks delivered by people who do things properly, make you feel welcome and don't take the whole thing too seriously. If you leave full and happy and having enjoyed a few drinks then we're good. The menus will be different each time you visit, and will work for everyone, theatre goers as well as our regulars. We can't wait to get started."

This is the final piece of the food and drink offering at the National Theatre in partnership with KERB. Forza Wine join Lasdun, which opened earlier this year, in bringing a new energy to the space, diversifying the food and drink offering to interest visitors of all ages. Forza Wine will be the perfect option for everyone from theatre goers to those looking to soak up the culture at this London landmark.

Co-owner, Bash Redford said, ‘‘We’re so excited to finally open our doors. This opening has been in the works for a good few years now with everything leading up to this moment. We know what we’re doing with the National Theatre is a pretty big deal so we’re more than ready to show off our food, cocktails and big Forza Wine energy to everyone.’’

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For more information, please contact Zoë Dunnett at

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