In Need of a Pre-Theatre Dinner? Here are Some of the Best London Restaurants to Try

London is known for its iconic theatres showing some of the most famous plays, from Disney’s The Lion King, Wicked, Back to the Future, Hamilton and more! Here are a few of the best restaurants with theatre menus / deals to try before you settle down to enjoy a show.


In the West-End



Bocca di Lupo




As a family-run Italian restaurant, Bocca di Lupo highlights the food and wine from all over Italy’s twenty regions, both the obscure and delicious.


Gelati, breads, sausages, salame, pickles, mostarda, and pasta are all made in house, with the rest carefully sourced from Italy. Bocca di Lupo is the ultimate authentic Italian food and drink experience!








House in a restored 19th-century drawing room in the iconic Somerset House, Spring brings warmth and elegance to this beautiful dining space.


Created by a passionate cookery team led by Michelin-star chef, Skye Gyngel, it creates food using seasonal produce.





SUSHISAMBA Covent Garden




SUSHISAMBA Covent Garden offers a range of dining and drinking experiences, including the bar with its ‘living ceiling’, the exposed kitchen and sushi bar, the terrace overlooking The Piazza below, and the private dining room with its own entrance and terrace.


It is the perfect place for exotic Japanese, Brazilian & Peruvian fusion food.








Frenchie Covent Garden is the new London outpost of the revered Frenchie restaurant, Frenchie To Go, Frenchie Wine Bar and Frenchie Wine Shop on Rue du Nil by Gregory Marchandmodern French.


It’s a ‘modern French brasserie’ with the same elegant Parisian spirit that is found in the original French restaurant.


In Victoria







Modern French Brasserie Aster is in the heart of Victoria, by two of London’s most famous theatres – London Apollo and Victoria Palace.


You can enjoy their pre-theatre menu of 2 courses for £25 or 3 courses for £29.50. Menu highlights include Severn & Wye smoked salmon, Duck confit and seared seabass.








Enjoy authentic Italian food carefully crafted by Chef Maurilio at Tozi Victoria. The restaurant takes inspiration from the casual dining ethos and culture of the Veneto region of Italy.


Their £24.95 pre-theatre menu includes calamari, Bolognese ragout and baby chicken!


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