Welcome to The Stage Door - Southampton's only fringe theatre, cafe & bar in the heart of the Cultural Quarter, serving up cabaret, comedy, serious plays, musicals, delicious snacks, cakes, divine cocktails, craft beers, wines and much more... Providing a fabulous entertainment package in the heart of the city. So book now - we are your one-stop entertainment venue, unique and original every week - visit our listings page and be sure to visit us here on the fringe soon... Open 7 days a week all day till late!

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What’s On

This exciting new venue promises to bring a fresh approach to evening entertainment and dining rolled into one. The Stage Door produces many of their own shows, but will play host to touring shows, children’s theatre, pantomime, dinner style cabaret shows, stand-up comedy and film screenings, to name but a few.

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Bar & Cafe

Come and enjoy a drink or a bite to eat in a fun, laid-back and artful atmosphere. Backstage Bar & Bistro offers a blend of superb cocktails, speciality coffees & teas, delicious food & snacks, gourmet cakes and much more. Also serving a wide range of beers, spirits and ciders. Open all day and night.


Hire our venue

If you’re looking to hire our venue for your show, workshop, corporate event, party or wedding please get in touch. Our theatre can seat 100 audience members, but is also a flexible space to accommodate tables and chairs if required. We offer first class technical and dressing room facilities.

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Open Wed - Sun

The Stage Door
78 West Marlands Road
SO14 7FW

Venue: 02380 630 300

Who we are

This exciting venue brings a fresh approach to evening entertainment - offering a great theatre space upstairs, showing a wide variety of shows and an inviting bar & cafe downstairs, serving drinks & snacks till late...

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