From breakfast coffee and croissants in our street-level Coffee Shop, to evening beers and burgers downstairs at Traverse Bar Café – good food, great drinks, and a welcoming atmosphere are waiting for you, all day long.
During the day, the Traverse is a brilliant place to relax with a coffee, work with a pastry in hand, meet-up with friends, or write your next stage epic.
Traverse Coffee Shop (ground floor)
Mon to Fri, 8am-5pm
In our street-level coffee shop, you'll find fresh, seasonal
sandwiches, soup, hot-pots, quiches and salads – made on-site, by our
skilled catering team.
Our coffee comes from Edinburgh-based speciality coffee roasters, Artisan Roast. We drink a lot of it, and we’re sure you’ll love it too.
Traverse Bar Café (downstairs)
Daily, 9am-late and 8am-late from 12 to 25 Aug
Downstairs, we serve fast, fresh food and drinks – including coffee, Scottish
spirits and craft beers in our relaxed and spacious Bar Café.
- Free Wi-Fi
- Sockets for laptops and phones
- Great for working or informal meetings (at any time of day)
- Stay as long as you like
- Bring your four-legged friends – we’re dog friendly!
Simple, good food – served with a smile downstairs in the Traverse Bar Café.
Under our Head Chef, Sabino Acosta, we’re pleased to serve a fresh, fast and seasonal pre-theatre menu.
To reserve your table call us on 0131 228 5383.
View our current menu
Post-show and night
Great theatre sparks debate. After the curtain has fallen, pore-over our shows in the underground bar.
With a fully-stocked bar, craft beers and a great selection of Scottish gins and whisky, you’ll find everything you need for a brilliant evening here at the Traverse.