The Rosemary Branch Theatre


The award-winning Rosemary Branch Theatre in Islington was once a Victorian music hall, so theatre and performance are soaked into its beams and rafters.

Legend suggests that Charlie Chaplin and Marie Lloyd (as well as many others) performed here.

Today, the Rosemary Branch team are dedicated to producing an eclectic mix of of entertainment and providing a safe and supportive place for all areas of emerging talent. The intimate studio space seats around 60 people.

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Venue Details & Map

The Rosemary Branch Theatre

2 Shepperton Road
N1 3DT
+44 (0)20 7704 6665
Public transport:
Essex Road, National Railway
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Rosemary Branch Theatre

3.0 out of 5 9 May 2013
by Rachel J.

This pub is great! The music was proper golden oldies, they have board games which you can play! The food menu looks pretty incredible for a pub and best of all...they have a small theatre upstairs!!!! I love supporting fringe theatre and so should you!!!more

3.0 out of 5 22 January 2012
by Tisha B.

I really like the decor in this pub. There are model airplanes hanging from the ceiling and as it was the holidays the restrooms were decorated like giant presents. There is even a piano in the corner where a punter could entertain the crowd if they pleased. This place gets really crowded so if you have a large group, be sure to make a group booking.

I only came for a few drinks when I...more

4.0 out of 5 12 September 2011
by Katherine R.

Great little theatre, above a pub, near the canal. Saw an extremely funny comedy show for next to nothing.more

4.0 out of 5 5 July 2011
by Eamon B.

This is now my local pub, and I'm lucky as I'm not sure there is a more charming pub in London. It's got a theater upstairs, but being in the pub itself sometimes feels like being on a set, what with all of the cool stuff to be found on the walls and the ceiling- keep your eye out for the airplane. It's got a good beer selection and pretty tasty food to boot. A great place to stop for a pint...more

4.0 out of 5 21 May 2010
by Mathew O.

As summer finally barrels into London, muttering excuses about alarm clocks and missed buses, the Rosemary Branch really comes into its own. It's bright and airy indoors, with a few scattered tables outside. You can feel your heart rate relax as you walk in the door.

There's a pretty good beer selection, but the food was somewhat variable: burger'n'chips - cracking, bangers'n'mash - mediocre....more

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