Looking for a restaurant in London to visit before or after the theatre? Not sure which restaurants are the best for pre- and post-theatre dining and which are within close proximity to your chosen show? Well, we’ve done the hard work for you and compiled a handy list of the best restaurants for pre- and post-theatre dining. Whatever your budget or taste take a look at Squaremeal’s selection of the best restaurants for pre- and post-theatre dining in London. So scroll away and discover the perfect place to feast.
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Pre and post-theatre dining
4-6 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HZ
According to one reader, Balthazar could be “the best brasserie in London for atmosphere and service". Elsewhere, abundant praise for the lively buzz and... more »
11-15 Swallow Street, London W1B 4DG
More than a century down the line, Bentley’s still offers “the freshest oysters in London” with all the conviviality you’d expect of a restaurant owned... more »
12 Archer Street, London W1D 7BB
“Just lovely, full of people having a great night” sums up readers’ enthusiasm for bold, unbuttoned Bocca di Lupo – a handsome slice of Italy that “never... more »
1 Upper James Street, London W1F 9DF
“That restaurant with the Champagne buttons” is more than just a gimmick, although ostentation is undoubtedly blingy Bob Bob Ricard’s primary selling point:... more »
7 Sloane Square, London SW1W 8EE
The Botanist is an all-together different creature from Tom and Ed Martin’s usual Brit gastropubs – a pulsating bar/restaurant that’s become the frenetic... more »
20 Sherwood Street, London W1F 7ED
Proving that chain restaurants don’t have all the fun on Piccadilly Circus’s tourist highway, this archetypal brasserie provides Gallic staples at low... more »
33 St James’s Street, London SW1A 1HD
There are many diners who prefer Angela Hartnett’s dressed-down Café to her swanky Michelin-starred Murano, and it’s easy to be seduced by its low-it appeal.... more »
36 Tavistock Street, London WC2E 7PB
Like its St James’s sibling, this second branch of Café Murano showcases Angela Hartnett's modern Italian cooking in a more casual setting than her Michelin-starred... more »
33 King Street, London WC2E 8JD
It’s a “far cry from the area’s tourist traps”, but this secluded spot promises “the most romantic meal you'll ever have” – no wonder it’s a favourite... more »
50-52 Sloane Square, London SW1W 8AX
If ever there was a corner of London that embraced the quintessence of central Paris, it’s Sloane Square – which makes it a perfect home for Messrs Corbin... more »
55 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BB
Like its sibling The Wolseley, this "lovely buzzy restaurant" bears all the hallmarks of a Corbin & King success story, from "spot-on" service to please-all... more »
22 Kingly Street, London W1B 5QB
A vibrant menu? Check. Queues for dinner? Check. Kitsch Bombay nostalgia? Check. It’s business as usual at Dishoom’s fourth branch, but that’s good. Styling... more »
London is a veritable paradise for fans of the theatre, with the West End packed full of fantastic shows. Squaremeal’s guide to the best restaurants for pre- and post-theatre dining in London features the very best London restaurants catering for pre- and post-theatre diners. Whether it’s a hit musical in London’s theatreland or a more serious play you are attending, most theatre goers like to make a night of it with a good meal either before or after the show.
Squaremeal’s carefully selected list of the best restaurants for pre- and post-theatre dining in London is a helpful guide for finding a restaurant that caters for pre- or post-theatre diners. Covering all of the major theatre areas, search for London’s finest pre- or post-theatre restaurants here. Also check out great restaurants in Covent Garden; Mayfair and Oxford Street as well as Soho and Bloomsbury for pre- and post-theatre dining.
Every one of the pre- and post-theatre dining restaurants featured in Squaremeal’s list of London’s top pre- and post-theatre dining restaurants have been tried and tested by food critics and our own customers so check out the reviews and book a table online with Squaremeal today. Each Squaremeal listing features an independent review, as well as reviews from diners, together with unique special offers such as free drinks and discounts.