Medieval Banquet, with minstrels and knights

Address:
Medieval Banquet, Ivory House, St. Katherine’s Dock, London 51.507738 -0.071050
Date:
Wed to Sat -- 7.15 PM to midnight (the show is between 7.45 PM and 10 PM, and there's a disco until midnight)
Sun -- 5.15 PM to 9.30 PM (the show is between 6 PM and 8.15 PM, and there's a disco until 9.30 PM)
Tickets & Cost:
Adults £50; Children (4-17) £30
Costume hire £10; Hats £5 to £10
All bookings must be made in advance (preferably at least 2-3 weeks in advance)
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The contact number for Medieval Banquet is +44 (0) 207 480 5353
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Bus routes that go near Medieval Banquet are: 15, 25, 42, 78, 100, RV1
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Come and join a noble medieval court for a fulsome feast amidst the light of flickering torches. Let the minstrels entertain thee with a song of great deeds that doth bewitch thine ears with much joy. (Sorry about that... but that is how they actually speak!)

This regal medieval banquet will take place in a vaulted cellar in St. Katharine Docks (close to Tower Bridge), where you will be entertained by gallant knights and strolling minstrels singing and strumming ye olde ballads, whilst comely wenches serve up hearty meals and frothing tankards of ale. (Once again, please accept our apologies, but that is how they spoke in ye olden days.)

During the evening you will might a cast of colorful characters from English history, including King Henry VIII himself (make sure he doesn't eat all the food), who will provide your family with song and laughter whilst you scoff your four-course meal, and quench your thirst with tankards of frothy ale. Expect plenty of dancing and banging of fists on the table!

The Medieval Banquet is a theatrical dinner experience for the whole family. It's primarily aimed at adults, but they do welcome kids as well. You'll get over 2 hours of themed entertainment, including speciality acts which can include knights, jesters, strongmen, contortionists and magicians, musicians and singers. Costumes will be available to hire if you really want to get into the spirit of it, or you can just buy yourself a medieval-themed hat.

Be aware that show only runs between Wed-Sun, and books up quite quickly. You can't just turn up on the day. It's best to book a meal 2-3 weeks in advance.

[A note for the shy guests: You don't have to join in the singing and dancing if you don't want to. Lots of people will, but you can just sit there and eat and your meal and watch the entertainment, if you prefer.]

 

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 Guest – “Do we have to dress in period costume”

Admin – “You don't have to, no.But if you've got a suit of armour lying around at home, then go for it.”

 
 

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