The Olympic Studios re-opened at the end of 2013 as a cinema, café and dining room. This followed a lengthy renovation from it's previous incarnation as a recording studio, which hosted the likes of David Bowie, Rolling Stones, and many more. It's new incarnation as a friendly, local eatery is a welcome addition to the Barnes dining scene.

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the week, the menu features a good range of dishes, from savoury pastries and salads, to meat from the grill, sandwiches, and small sharing plates. There's also a good selection of cocktails and wines, as well as coffees available from the excellent café bar.

The Olympic Cinema, in the same building, shows a range of recent Hollywood blockbusters, as well as smaller independent films from around the globe. The cinema was also one of the first in the country to feature the new Dolby Atmos sound system, making for an impressively immersive auditory experience. Grab some food before ambling through and catching the 8pm showing.

Last reviewed on November 5th , 2014




Hints and tips

  • What will it cost?
    Starters are around £7.
    Mains come in between £15 to £28, and also features several sharing dishes for two
  • Nearest tube
    Hammersmith - with an additional bus connection
  • Getting a table
    The restaurant can be very busy at weekends, especially before film start times. Worth booking to avoid disappointment, but they can accomodate walk-ins
  • Members area
    The upper floor is home to the members club, that serves the same menu, but in a lofty, exclusive lounge area
  • Catch a movie
    The restaurant sits alongside a state-of-the-art cinema, one of the first in the country to feature the new Dolby Atmos sound system. Worth grabbing a quick bite before enjoying the latest films


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