The Chalkboard Tea Room and Bistro

The Chalkboard Tea Room and Bistro

Enjoy a meal and a drink with friends or family by the river.

The Chalkboard Tea Room and Bistro take over the Key Theatre's restaurant from 30 July 2019. Serving a range of afternoon teas, breakfasts, vegan options and their signature 'Chalkboard' charcuterie platters, there is plenty to titillate even the most particular of appetites. Take a look at some of their specialties below or find out more at their website.


Feeling hungry? Start your day off with a traditional full English. Looking for something lighter? The Chalkboard has a whole variety of options including breakfast rolls, pancakes, porridge, cereals and more, all starting from as little as £2.

Afternoon teas

Sweet or savoury, treat yourself to an afternoon tea overlooking the river. Each individual slate includes sandwiches, falafels, scones, macaroons and more. Pick and mix to your own preference for just £20.

The Chalkboard signature platters

Choose from British, Italian, Spanish, Vegan or Vegetarian options. Alongside the main 'meat' of the meal, all Chalkboards come with a selection of olives, feta stuffed peppers, selection of warm breads, sundried tomatoes, bread sticks, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar and honey. Perfect for one hungry person or for two to nibble on for just £15 (or £7 for children).

Opening times


Monday Closed
Tuesday - Friday 10am - late
Saturday 9am - late
Sunday 9am - 5pm


Breakfast is served 10am - 12pm weekdays and all day Sat-Sun.

Afternoon Tea from 12pm - 5pm

‘Chalkboards’ from 5pm - 10pm


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