18 "Pre-Theatre Eats" restaurants in London.
J Sheekey is a classic West End post-theatre hang where you might spot a celebrity and will be guaranteed to have a great meal.
Frenchie is a beautiful, modern brasserie in Covent Garden, serving excellent food.
At Henrietta, your dinner will have flowers on it, and you won’t even be upset. This cool-as restaurant in Covent Garden also serves A+ cocktails.
Sibarita is a casual, affordable tapas spot just far away enough from the madness of Covent Garden’s main square.
Franco Manca should be your number one choice when you want pizza near Victoria station.
A Soho classic that's stood the test of time and is still great today. Pop in at lunch for a drink and their smoked eel sandwich.
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.
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.
Lina Stores is a solid pasta bar in Soho that’s perfect for a quick lunch, or a pre/post theatre bite.
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.
40 Dean Street is a charming, old school Italian spot that's been serving the people of Soho pasta for almost twenty years.
The Petersham is an upmarket restaurant in Covent Garden, with plenty of foliage and seasonal ingredients.
Ducksoup is a tiny spot in Soho serving natural wine and excellent sharing plates.
Kettner’s in Soho has a piano bar, a champagne bar, and a restaurant serving classic French food.