Partner venues

While Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Hayward Gallery are refurbished, a number of events are taking place at partner venues

St John's Smith Square

Join us at this beautiful baroque venue to enjoy extraordinary concerts in a venue renowned for its wonderful architecture and atmosphere.

Southbank Centre events at St John's Smith Square

How to get to St John’s Smith Square

Smith Square

St John’s Smith Square is a short walk from Westminster and St James’s Park underground stations.

Map and transport information

Eating and drinking at St John’s Smith Square

In the crypt of St John’s you can find the Footstool Restaurant, which serves everything from light snacks to three-course meals. There are also two bars for pre-concert and interval drinks.

Find out more and reserve a table

Pre-order drinks online


St John’s Smith Square is accessible to patrons with limited mobility.

See St John's Smith Square website for details



490 Commercial Rd, London E1 0HX


28 New Kent Rd, London SE1 6TJ

Cadogan Hall

5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

Duke's Hall, Royal Academy of Music

Marylebone Road NW1 5HT 

Let the Light in

Find out about more about how we are improving our iconic venues