You know heading into London's West End there is going to be plenty of choice of where to eat around theatreland, but you have already probably forked out a hefty sum on tickets, got transport or parking to pay so where can you go to eat that is offering good food at a fair value?
There are many restaurants in the area that offer pre or post theatre menus often representing a great saving.
Theatre Restaurants near Shaftesbury Avenue London - Home to many of the West End’s most famous theatres, the Shaftesbury Avenue area up to Tottenham Court Road is full of restaurants for both pre and post theatre dining.
Nearby theatres include: Lyric Theatre, Apollo Theatre, Gielgud Theatre, Queens Theatre, Palace Theatre, Ambassador Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, Dominion Theatre and Prince Edward Theatre.
Our recommendation? Arbutus restaurant, a Michelin Star restaurant offering a stunning 3 course pre theatre menu.
Theatre Restaurants in Covent Garden - Covent Garden is at the very heart of London’s theatre land so the choice of restaurants for pre or post theater dinner is huge.
Nearby theatres include: Aldwych Theatre, Novello Theatre, Duchess Theatre, Lyceum Theatre, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Fortune Theatre, New London Theatre, Savoy Theatre, Vaudeville Theatre, Adelphi Theatre and Covent Garden Opera House.
Our recommendation? Indigo restaurant, situated at 1 Aldwych in the luxurious surroundings of the One Aldwych Hotel and offering a creative European menu.
Theatre Restaurants near London Piccadilly - Famous the world over, Piccadilly Circus is one of London’s top destinations and offers many places to dine before or after a show at one of the very many nearby Piccadilly theatres.
Nearby theatres include: Piccadilly Theatre, Criterion Theatre, Prince of Wales Theatre, Comedy Theatre, Her Majesty’s Theatre and the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Our recommendation? Veeraswamy restaurant, noted as the oldest Indian restaurant in the UK, the legendary institution that is Veeraswamy is on Regent Street and is a fabulous dining destination for theatre goers.
Theatre Restaurants in St Martins Lane Covent Garden - St Martins Lane is one of London’s most central theatre areas, close to Charing Cross and Trafalgar Square. It is probably the most famous part of Covent Garden’s theatre land and offers numerous dining options.
Nearby theatres include: Wyndham’s Theatre, Noel Coward Theatre, Duke of York’s Theatre, Coliseum, Garrick Theatre, Arts Theatre, St Martins Theatre, Cambridge Theatre, Donmar Warehouse, Trafalgar Studios and The Playhouse Theatre.
Our recommendation? The Portrait Restaurant & Bar, located in the National Gallery and with a lovely view over Trafalgar Square, enjoy this modern British menu.
So now you know where to eat around theatreland
go book your theatre tickets for a night out in the West End!