The Baxter Act restaurant & bar
The Baxter restaurant and bar has undergone a fresh look and style which opened in April 2011 offering great food and tapas, where visitors can enjoy pre-theatre drinks and dinner. Entertainment areas in the baxter theatre centre can host 30 to 650 guests, making the Baxter the perfect place for more intimate occasions, as well as corporate dinners and fabulous cocktail parties. It offers a variety of menu options from gourmet sandwiches and wraps to 3 course meals.
The Play bar is a coffee bar offering fresh, healthy meals and baked indulgences. For a quick pop-in, there are affordable grab & go meals such as gourmet sandwiches and wraps, as well as delicious heat-and-eat options. The coffee bar is open from Mondays to Fridays, 10am - 5pm.
By night, Play bar is transformed into a trendy tapas and wine bar. Tapas menus are available from Mondays to Saturdays, 5pm - 11pm.
The stylish Act Restaurant offers contemporary bistro-style fare and is open for dinner from 6pm. Guests can enjoy an a la carte menu with unique culinary delights and an extensive wine list to suit all tastes. The restaurant is ideal for pre-show dining, and buffet dinners are served from Tuesdays to Saturdays. Bookings are essential. For reservations, contact 021 685 3888.
About the Baxter Theatre Centre
The Baxter Theatre Centre is a uniquely South African theatre incorporating a wide variety of performing arts. It’s considered a popular venue and as a leading award-winning producer, it continues to present cutting-edge, contemporary and classic works as well as masterpieces from the local and international repertoires.
Exhibiting an interesting and unique design aesthetic, the modern theatre complex continues to be a vibrant cultural hub pulsating with the finest in South African theatre. It lives by its philosophy of creating a dynamic forum for the celebration of life – the essence of live theatre, music and dance.
Each year well over 500 000 patrons attend over 1 500 performances, living the Baxter vision that its productions will cater for audiences which reflect all the people of South Africa. The artistic programme includes quality theatre incorporating drama, comedy, musicals and dance, as well as jazz and classical music. In addition, community development projects, arts festivals and workshops entertain and educate the diverse communities that visit the Centre.
The Theatre seats 665 people, the Concert Hall with it Von Beckerath organ seats 639 and the intimate Studio seats 172 people.
For further enquiries contact Fahiem Stellenboom, Marketing Manager or Alethea Patterson, Media & Publicity Officer at the Baxter Theatre Centre on +27 21 680 3971/3963