4 New Row Covent Garden , London, WC2N 4LH

  • Pacata
  • Pacata

SquareMeal Review of Pacata

Owned by Thai beer giants Singha, this theatreland newcomer serves up pan-Asian street food in a Grade II-listed location that was King John’s kitchen garden back in medieval times. The sight of vintage knick-knacks, hand-blown light installations and historically tiled bathrooms may give you culture shock, while the menu offers a mix of creative small plates, sharing dishes and more besides. Developed by Yasuji Morizumi (the first Michelin-starred ramen chef), it features the likes of Pacata pasta (Thai-style squid-ink tagliatelle with tofu, prawns, egg etc), stir-fried beef yakiniku (served with naan bread) and seared sea bass with a choice of curries – including a Japanese katsu version. Spread over two floors, Pacata is also big on oriental cocktails – some infused with the owners’ ‘wonder beer’. Also look out for quick-fire Asian breakfasts and takeaways.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Covent Garden Tube Station 215m

Leicester Square Tube Station 222m


Address: 4 New Row Covent Garden , London WC2N 4LH

Area: Covent Garden

Opening times

Mon-Sat 7am-11pm Sun 10am-10pm

Nearby Landmarks

Albery Theatre 94m

London Coliseum 126m


Telephone: 020 7240 1602


Cuisine: Pan-Asian

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