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What You Need To Know About The Tabard Theatre:

The Tabard Theatre is a 96-seat pub theatre in Chiswick, which opened in 1985. Its an independent producing and receiving house, and the venue programmes a mixture of drama, musical and comedy. Theatrical productions tend to be on for three to five week runs, whilst their comedy schedule includes one-night-only shows and appearances.

From 2005 to 2016, theatre company Pulling Focus was in charge of the venue. When its lease ended the theatre was closed for a short period at the start of 2017. It is now back open and regularly programming events.

Top Facts About The Tabard Theatre:

  1. Famous comedians to have performed at the Tabard Theatre include Al Murray, Harry Hill and Russell Brand.
  2. The Tabard pub dates back to 1880. You can see original tiles designed by the Victorian artists William de Morgan and Walter Crane in the entrance.

Key Information About The Tabard Theatre:


Tube: The closest tube station is Turnham Green (Piccadilly and District lines), which is less than a minute’s walk to the venue. Leave the tube station and turn right.

Bus: Bus numbers 94, 27, 267, 237, 391, E3 and H91 all travel close to the venue (the number 94 stops directly outside). To plan your journey in more detail, please visit the Transport for London website.


There is free parking on The Avenue after 6:30pm.

Accessibility info:

The Tabard Theatre is located above a pub and is not wheelchair accessible.

To discuss all access requirements and to book tickets, please contact the box office on 0208 995 6035 or email [email protected].


The Tabard Theatre is above The Tabard pub, a classic British boozer owned by the Taylor Walker company. It serves food from 12noon to 9pm Monday to Saturday, and 12noon to 8pm on Sundays. Their menu features burgers, pies and fish & chips, as well as sharing platters. Book a table in advance by calling: 0208 9943 492.

For more information visit the Tabard Theatre’s website