18 "Pre-Theatre Eats" restaurants in London.
Barbie Green is an Australian-style all-day café and restaurant situation on London Wall, not far from the Barbican.
Volta Do Mar is a relaxed spot near the Aldwych serving delicately put together Portuguese small plates, as well as some larger things to share.
Nutshell is a pink and pretty Persian restaurant that’s great if you’re looking to share a few mezze plates and a bottle of something nice.
Frenchie is a beautiful, modern brasserie in Covent Garden, serving excellent food.
40 Dean Street is a charming, old school Italian spot that's been serving the people of Soho pasta for almost twenty years.
Lina Stores is a solid pasta bar in Soho that’s perfect for a quick lunch, or a pre/post theatre bite.
The Petersham is an upmarket restaurant in Covent Garden, with plenty of foliage and seasonal ingredients.
L’Escargot is a classic French spot in Soho. In fact it’s an institution. It has velvet drapes, uses lots of butter, and serves a well-priced lunch.
Ducksoup is a tiny spot in Soho serving natural wine and excellent sharing plates.
Parsons is a tiny seafood restaurant in Covent Garden. It’s a sanctuary from the crowds and serves some very nice fish based dishes too.
Kettner’s in Soho has a piano bar, a champagne bar, and a restaurant serving classic French food.
Pastaio is a new pasta focused restaurant in Soho and we’re going just call it what it is: a Padella copycat. Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
Yamagoya is a Japanese fast-casual restaurant in Southwark which is great for a quick snack or an excellent bowl of ramen.
Franco Manca should be your number one choice when you want pizza near Victoria station.