Tour of Shakespeare's Globe and Breakfast for Two
Gain a unique insight into the world of our most famous playwright with this tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Start by meeting a knowledgeable tour guide and walk through the theatre while you learn all about the life, times and works of this literary legend. Enjoy exciting live demonstrations in The Guided Tour Welcome and Demonstration Space at various times throughout the day, which include stage fighting, Elizabethan clothing dressings and printing the plays using a replica 17th-century printing press. Before the tour, treat yourself to breakfast at the esteemed Swan restaurant at the Globe. With a good cup of tea or coffee, tuck into a locally sourced Londoner sausage buttie, buttermilk pancakes and the Swan restaurant's infamous eggs benedict - voted no less than London's Top Ten Best Eggs Benedict's!
- Embark on a fantastic guided tour of Shakespeare's Globe
- Tuck into a delicious breakfast at The Swan restaurant
- Live demonstrations during the day in the interpretation and demonstration space
- Availability Description
Available daily throughout the year, excluding the Christmas and New Year period.
- Participant Guidelines
All ages are welcome, but those under 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult aged 18 or over. All areas of the experience can accommodate wheelchair users.
Tours run approximately every 30 minutes; this may be subject to change. Guided tour language sheets available in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Simplified Chinese. Pre-booking is essential and all dates are subject to availability. Tours run on Monday 9.30am–5pm, Tuesday to Saturday 9.30am–12.30pm and Sunday 9.30am–11.30am. Breakfast is served in the Swan Bar from 8am–11.30am weekdays, and 10am–11.30am at weekends.
- Numbers on the Day
Share the tour with an average of around 30 people (there is an absolute maximum of 60 on busy tours).
- Dress Code
There is no dress code but we recommend smart casual comfortable clothing and footwear (much of the experience is spent standing).
- Other Info
Swan Bar & Restaurant and café is located on site. Gift Shop can be accessed via the main entrance and is open to the public all day (no ticket required). As it is a working theatre, tour times vary due to performance schedules or sometimes take place during rehearsals (an exclusive look at the rehearsal process). Guided tours take place in all weathers. Your visit must be booked and redeemed by the expiry date printed on your voucher.