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For detailed information on the following use the quick links or scroll down the page.
To find information on ordering please use the menu navigation above.
Please register your details on the diningatglyndebourne homepage. Once you have registered please log in, then click on Place order from the homepage, select the opera and the date you are attending. Then follow the step by step process.
If you are making a reservation on behalf of someone else, please ensure that the reservation is made in the host’s name.
Table only booking
Bookings can be placed without food or wine choices. Please continue through the order process without entering any menu or drinks choices. It is essential that you update/amend your order at least a month prior to your visit with your menu and wine choices.
Amending orders / Cancelling
To update or cancel your order, log in with your email address and password then select "view and edit Orders" which is on the top left hand side of the page. Locate the relevant order from the list and select 'Edit/Cancel' which is situated on the right hand side of the page.
You can now order your wine using the interactive Wine list. Just click the category of wine you require then enter the number of bottles you would like to order. If you require other categories of wine or other drinks please select from the list and again enter number of bottles/glasses required.
Our new reservations system allows you to personalise the menu that is placed on your table. Our website will enable you to log the selected menu for each person in your party. After you have selected the menu and wine choices on the review order page, please select 'create party' and enter each of your guest's names along with their menu choices. Your menu card will be customised accordingly.
We strongly advise that table reservations are made well in advance to avoid disappointment. Bookings can be made in one of the following ways:
Send your completed order form using BLOCK CAPITALS to The Reservations Department, Leith’s Limited, Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes, East Sussex BN8 5UU.
Order confirmations will be emailed or posted to you following your restaurant reservation. Orders received less than 48 hours in advance may not receive an order confirmation. Please check that all details are correct, and that the date corresponds to that of your opera tickets. We request that you bring your order confirmation with you at the time of your visit. Table numbers will be advised on arrival at the restaurant.
Amendments/Cancellations to orders will require at least 48 notice. You can now amend your booking(s) online.
Order forms are available to download from diningatglyndebourne.com and are also featured in our brochure.
Making your reservation confirms your acceptance of the terms and conditions stated on this page.
Internet bookings are closed 48 hours prior to the performance date. Payment in full or a £10.00 per person deposit is required at the time of booking.
Every effort is made to accommodate any specific seating requests in the restaurants.
Please notify us in advance if you or anyone in your party has access requirements, In addition, we can allocate a suitable table if wheelchair access is required.
Contact each restaurant directly (detailing your name, address, contact phone number and full booking details menu and drink choices including any dietary requirements):
Middle & Over Wallop: mo@diningatG.com
Nether Wallop: nw@diningatG.com
Glyndebourne Picnics: pic@diningatG.com
Long Bar / Pre-performance: lb@diningatG.com
Dishes may vary without notice depending on the availability of ingredients.
v Indicates dishes suitable for vegetarians.
We are happy to cater for special dietary requirements for which we would require the details of the allergy or diet and the chosen menu, which our Executive Chef will check for suitability; such requests must be made no less than 48 hours in advance.
Dishes on our menus may contain nuts or nut traces.
Vintage variations may occur. Should this affect your order, we reserve the right to replace your wine with the next most suitable vintage. All current vintages can be found on this website.
A corkage charge will be levied on all own Champagne or wine brought for consumption on the premises. Champagne at £20 per bottle and wine at £15 per bottle.
All orders require payment in full or a deposit of £10.00 per person at the time of booking.
For payments, we accept Visa, MasterCard, Maestro and Amex cards and cheques (payable to Leith's Limited)
Gratuities are discretionary.
VAT is included in the prices quoted and is calculated at the standard rate (currently 20%)
If you cancel or change your opera tickets, you will be responsible for the notification of any change to your dinner reservation.
Cancellations must be received at least 48 hours in advance to avoid incurring a cancellation fee.
More than 48 hours’ notice: no charge.
Less than 48 hours’ notice: 50% of total invoice.
Less than 24 hours’ notice: 80% of total invoice.
No show on the night: 100% of total invoice
Reservations made for the incorrect night: 100% of total invoice.
Cancellation fees apply to all services provided by Leith’s at Glyndebourne.
Data Protection: Leith’s Limited/Compass Group collect and process personal information for the purpose of charging for your dining orders within the terms and conditions stated on this page. Your personal information will only be used in this connection and will not be used for any other purpose without your permission. We will not disclose your credit card details to any third party.
Leith’s Ltd/Compass Group process card holder data in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. However, for added security we recommend payments are made via the website diningatglyndebourne.com Leith’s Ltd/Compass Group will not retain credit card details beyond the point of payment. Customers are reminded that any outstanding balance is required to be settled on the night.
Details on the website are subject to change without prior notice. Leiths accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of information or material accessed through it.
The Glyndebourne restaurants are available for functions outside of the Festival and Touring Opera seasons (i.e. November to March). For details please telephone
+44 (0)1273 812 321. Extension 2441.
Should you have any queries, you can call us on
+44 (0)1273 812 510 Monday to Friday, 10am – 6pm every weekday until Friday 20 May from Saturday 21 May we will be open 10am-6pm, seven days a week except for Bank Holidays until the 28 August.
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