Pre-performance & Short Interval

The gardens open two hours before each performance, with plenty of drink and light refreshment options to enjoy as you explore the grounds.

Some longer operas also feature a short 20 minute interval. Check the performance schedule for interval times.

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The Long Bar

Offering a range of hot and cold refreshments, including snacks and sandwiches, the Long Bar also serves sparkling wines from Nyetimber, Champagnes and assorted wines from our cellar. Pimms, beers, soft drinks, tea and barista-made coffees are also available.

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Mildmay Tearooms

Mildmay offers pre-performance sandwiches and cakes, our signature afternoon tea, the Ha-Ha Tea, or, new this year, the Nyetimber Afternoon Tea. With freshly baked produce served on a selection of vintage chinaware, a visit to the Mildmay Tearooms promises a delicate and traditional high tea experience.

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Bar Bazaar

In fine weather, enjoy Glyndebourne’s beautiful gardens and stunning views of the South Downs from the BarBazaar tepee on the main lawn. Here we offer a selection of drinks and snacks alongside gifts from the Glyndebourne Shop.

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Garden Deli

Barista-made coffees, hot beverages and a selection of sweet and savoury snacks.

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Long Bar