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Pre and post theatre dining in London

Going to see a show? Make a night of it with a quick, tasty, pre or post theatre meal - we've rounded up some of our favourites to inspire you.

100 Restaurants with pre/post theatre menus

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photo of laurent at café royal restaurant
Exceptional
(287)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Piccadilly
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Enjoy our set menus before or after your West End show from £26 for two courses.

Top special:

Set Menu 3 Courses with a Seasonal Bellini £32

photo of l'escargot restaurant
Awesome
(2846)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Join us for our delicious Pre & Post Theatre menu- ideally located
2 Course 17.50
3 Courses 21.50

Top special:

Chateaubriand offer: £45 for 2
2 courses £19.50

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photo of heliot steak house restaurant
Awesome
(2118)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Leicester Square
We offer 2 and 3 course Pre-Theater menus from 5pm till 6.30pm, daily.
photo of chotto matte restaurant
Awesome
(1717)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Peruvian Soho
£25 Nikkei Pre-Theatre 3 course menu with a glass of Prosecco
Available from 4pm till 6.30pm
photo of hawksmoor air street restaurant
Awesome
(6449)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Piccadilly
In the West End, Air Street can offer a pre or post-theatre meal. 2 courses £24 or 3 courses £27

Top special:

Summer Set menu 2/3 courses and a drink £30/£35

photo of ham yard bar and restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(2237)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Soho
Pre-theatre: 2 or 3 courses with sparkling wine £19.50 / £24.00 per person

Top special:

Set menu 2 courses & a glass of sparkling wine £19.50

photo of blacklock restaurant
Exceptional
(1789)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Soho
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Pre chops bites, all of today's skinny chops piled on coal flatbread to share with a side each
£20pp
photo of nopi restaurant
Exceptional
(5389)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Soho
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!


photo of yauatcha soho restaurant
Awesome
(4974)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Chinese Soho
In the heart of Soho, Yauatcha offers 3 courses for £28 or 4 courses with a cocktail for £38

Top special:

Tasting menu including a cocktail £38 per person

photo of 100 wardour st restaurant & club restaurant
Awesome
(352)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
European Soho


Top special:

2/3 courses for £22/£25 with £10 unlimited wine & live music

photo of fortnum & mason diamond jubilee tea salon restaurant
Awesome
(12032)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Green Park
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
Treat yourself to a little extra theater before the show with our 2 or 3 course menu.
photo of bentley's oyster bar & grill restaurant
Awesome
(3044)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Piccadilly
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Pre & Post Theatre 2 COURSES £23.50 | 3 COURSES £28.50 set menu available Mon - Sat 17:30– 6.45pm

Top special:

Pre & post theatre menu: £23.50/£28.50

photo of cafe monico restaurant
Excellent
(1286)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
International Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
two and three course pre-theatre menu available Monday to Saturday from 11:30am to 6:30pm
photo of milos restaurant
Exceptional
(873)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Piccadilly
Two or Three Course Theatre menu £20 or £24 per person Available Mon-Sat from 5:00pm-6:30pm

Top special:

Pre-theatre: 2/3 courses £20/£24

photo of temper soho restaurant
Awesome
(1890)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Slap bang in the middle of the West End, enjoy the theatre of our open fire pit, BBQ meats & tacos.
photo of gaucho piccadilly restaurant
Awesome
(9804)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Piccadilly
photo of dean street townhouse restaurant
Awesome
(1976)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Available Monday to Saturday from 17:00 - 18:45pm & from 22.30, 2 courses £19.50 3 courses £22.50

Top special:

Theatre Dining Two courses £22 or Three courses £25

photo of hovarda restaurant
Awesome
(163)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Soho
Pre theatre menu 2 course £19.50/3 course £23.50 from 5.30pm until 7pm

Top special:

Pre-theatre Set Menu: 2/3 courses £24.50/£29.50

photo of inamo - soho restaurant
Excellent
(4317)
72% 72% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Japanese Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
8 sharing dishes from our new menu - theatre menu £26pp. Available at all times.

Top special:

4 sharing dishes: theatre menu £26pp

photo of rowley's restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(1562)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Piccadilly


Top special:

Chateaubriand Steak with a Side & Fries £47

photo of 100 wardour st bar & lounge restaurant
Awesome
(243)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
European Soho


Top special:

2/3 course set menu for £16/20 plus £10 bottomless wine
100 Veggie St: 3 course Vegan & Vegetarian Menu for £20

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photo of brumus - haymarket restaurant
Awesome
(2291)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Piccadilly


Top special:

3 course set menu: £19.95 per person
3 course set menu & a glass of prosecco: £25 per person

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photo of evelyn's table restaurant
Exceptional
(99)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
A stone's throw from London's top theatres, Evelyn's Table is ideal for pre-theatre dining.
photo of duck and waffle local restaurant
Excellent
(379)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
International Piccadilly
Conveniently located steps away from the West End, join us for a bite pre- or post-theatre!
photo of aquavit london restaurant
Exceptional
(873)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Nordic St. James's
Pre-theatre menu
5.30PM-6.30PM
Two course meal £22.00
Three course meal £25.00
photo of heddon street kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(1434)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Piccadilly
Enjoy 2 courses for £22 or 3 courses for £26, from 5pm - 6.30pm & 9pm - 10.45pm, Monday - Sunday.
photo of tapas brindisa, soho restaurant
Awesome
(312)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish Soho
Tapas is the perfect pre&after theatre dinner, we are located 5 min from the main shows in West End
photo of leicester square kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(814)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Leicester Square
In the heart of the entertainment district, grab a tasty meal before or after your show.

Top special:

Lunch & Pre-theatre menu: 3 dishes £22/4 dishes £27

photo of ikoyi restaurant
Awesome
(208)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Global, International Westminster
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Our £20 pre-theatre menu is available Monday to Saturday, 17:30 to 18:30.
photo of patara - soho restaurant
Awesome
(3506)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Thai Soho
2 & 3 courses pre-theatre menu from £16.95 available from 17:30 -18:30. 1.15 hours turnaround time
photo of baoziinn - romilly street restaurant
Awesome
(298)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Dim Sum Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
“Dim Sum-body say Dumplings? Soho’s newest Sichuan spot launches a dim sum menu. £3.30 a portion.
photo of sartoria restaurant
Awesome
(2043)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Oxford Circus
Join us at Sartoria for a pre-theatre dinner and enjoy the best musicals the West End has to offer.

Top special:

Set Menu: 2/3 courses £26.50/£32.50

photo of momo restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(748)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Oxford Circus
Pre-Theatre Dinner £30 set menu
- Starters to share
- 3 main options
- Desert selection
photo of franco's restaurant
Exceptional
(1175)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Piccadilly


photo of wiltons restaurant
Exceptional
(1024)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Green Park
2 courses £35; 3 courses £43; Menu available Monday to Friday from 12:00 to 14:30 and 17:30 to 19.30
photo of the good egg soho restaurant
Excellent
(40)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Middle Eastern Soho
We're surrounded by theatres! Enjoy our exciting £15/£18 set menu + £5 cocktail Happy Hour Mon-Fri
photo of forty dean street restaurant
Excellent
(1312)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Soho
Fancy a quick meal pre-theatre? Try our set menu, £12.90 for two courses and £15.90 for three.

Top special:

Lunch: 2/3 courses £12.90/£14.90 including glass of wine or soft drink

photo of fortnum & mason gallery restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(1449)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary British Green Park
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Enjoy pre Theatre dining in The Gallery at Fortnum & Mason.
£24 for 2 courses
£28 for 3 courses.
photo of vasco & piero's pavilion restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(1001)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Soho
Our light menu at £17.50,pretheatre from 5.30pm & out by 7.30pm.
photo of petrichor at the cavendish london restaurant
Awesome
(614)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Piccadilly
Pre-theatre 2 course £19.00 and 3 course £24.00
Monday - Saturday from 5.30pm
photo of ping pong soho restaurant
Awesome
(87)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Asian Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Set menu from £13.95 - Quick service to make sure you do not miss your show !
photo of barshu restaurant
Awesome
(419)
76% 76% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Chinese (Sichuan) Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Pre & Post Theatre Deal 40% off on Ala Carte Menu excl. superior selection 4pm to 6pm & 9pm to 10.30
photo of patara - oxford circus restaurant
Excellent
(1498)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Thai Oxford Circus
2 & 3 courses pre-theatre menu from £16.95 available from 17:30 -18:30. 1.15 hours turnaround time
photo of rambla restaurant
Excellent
(358)
70% 70% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish Soho
Located within 5 mins walk of Theatreland, Rambla offers a pre & post theatre menu overlooking soho.
photo of san carlo regent street restaurant
Awesome
(38)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Charing Cross
Just 2 mins walk from the Haymarket Theatre and Piccadilly Circus, join us for pre-theatre dining
photo of jazz after dark restaurant
Excellent
(300)
71% 71% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Continental Soho
Set Menu £12.95 Tapas menu a platter for just £20 perfect for sharing pre theatre or post theatre.
photo of the cork & bottle - leicester square restaurant
Awesome
(762)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Leicester Square
Enjoy a 2 or 3 course set menu for £13.50 / £17.50 at Cork and Bottle on Leicester Square.
photo of randall & aubin restaurant
Awesome
(295)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Soho
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Based in the heart of Soho, a great location for a Pre-Theatre meal. Bookings taken before 6pm.
photo of hawksmoor seven dials restaurant
Awesome
(7470)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
In the West End, Seven Dials can offer a pre or post-theatre meal. 2 courses £26 or 3 courses £29

Top special:

Summer Set menu 2/3 courses and a drink £30/£35

photo of busaba bangkok thai - leicester square restaurant
Excellent
(107)
70% 70% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Thai Leicester Square
£12.95 Pre Theatre Bangkok Fix menu of two of our most popular dishes.
photo of benares restaurant
Awesome
(5430)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian Mayfair
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Kick start your evening out with our budget friendly Set Menu; Monday to Saturday from 5.30 - 6.30pm

Top special:

6 course Tasting Menu & Glass of Champ cocktail pp @ £98pp
3 course set menu with champagne Cocktail or Mocktail : £35
2 Course set menu Champagne Cocktail or Mocktail: £29

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photo of hakkasan hanway place restaurant
Awesome
(4911)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Chinese Fitzrovia
Taste of Hakkasan offers 3 course dining with a cocktail for £38

Top special:

3 courses & choice of cocktail: £38 per person

photo of bocconcino restaurant
Awesome
(591)
74% 74% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Mayfair
£29 early evening set menu - Enjoy our menu before your night out, in the heart of Mayfair.

Top special:

Summer Set Menu: 2/3 Courses £29/£35

photo of hakkasan mayfair restaurant
Awesome
(4959)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Chinese Mayfair
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
Taste of Hakkasan offers 3 course dining with a cocktail for £38. Daily 12pm-6pm for pre-theatre

Top special:

3 courses & a cocktail: £38pp

photo of quo vadis restaurant
Awesome
(1711)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Soho
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!


photo of bao + burger + beer restaurant
Very Good
(51)
61% 61% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary Asian Piccadilly
Speedy service with excellent food and drinks close to Her Majesty's Theatre & Theatre Royal.
photo of swans bar at maison assouline restaurant
Awesome
(27)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Piccadilly
Pre-Theatre Menu available Monday through Saturday.
Early Dinner (17:30-19:30)

photo of lsqrooftop restaurant
Very Good
(7)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
International Leicester Square
The perfect place for pre theatre dining. In the heart of theatre land, we've a menu for all tastes.
photo of smith & wollensky london restaurant
Awesome
(1523)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Covent Garden
Pre-theatre menu: Two-courses £22; Three-courses £26. Not available in December.

Top special:

250g Sirloin Steak with fries & a glass of wine £19.50pp

photo of inamo - covent garden restaurant
Excellent
(1787)
76% 76% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Asian Covent Garden
8 sharing dishes from our new menu - theatre menu £26pp. Available at all times.

Top special:

8 sharing dishes: theatre menu £26pp

photo of vesuvio restaurant restaurant
Excellent
(8)
$ $ $ $
Italian Soho
Pre Theatre Promotion
2 Course Meal with glass of wine £25
photo of mister lasagna restaurant
Very Good
(20)
69% 69% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Soho
PRE/POST THEATRE OFFER:

REGULAR LASAGNA + GLASS OF WINE/PROSECCO + CANNOLO

PRICE £ 9.90
photo of berners tavern restaurant
Awesome
(2961)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Oxford Circus
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
Our Set Menu is available Monday to Friday until 5.30pm.
£24.50/£29.50
photo of the savoy grill restaurant
Exceptional
(6525)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Covent Garden
Begin your evening of culture at Savoy Grill with 2 or 3 courses from our pre-theatre menu.

Top special:

Taste of Savoy Grill: £98
Pre/ Post Theatre: 2 courses or 3 courses with an amuse bouche

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photo of novikov - italian restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(846)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Mayfair
Novikov Italian restaurant, an elegant and ideal pre-show venue located in the heart of Mayfair.
photo of frog by adam handling restaurant
Exceptional
(937)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Enjoy 2 or 3 courses Theatre Menu for £40 or £45 available Mon-Fri from 17.30 -18.30 and 22.00-22.3
photo of palm court brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(13846)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary French Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!


Top special:

2 courses & a kir royale: £20
50% Off food

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photo of la bodega negra - restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(764)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Pre and Post Theatre at the Cafe, 2 plates for £11.50, 3 plates for £15. Before 6pm, after 10pm.
photo of stk - london restaurant
Awesome
(2103)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Covent Garden
We offer 3 course Pre-Theatre menus for £30 from 5pm till 6.30pm, daily.

Top special:

STK Set: £30

photo of tredwells restaurant
Awesome
(2275)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Covent Garden
Enjoy our theatre menu, 2 courses £22 or 3 courses £26. Available between 5pm - 6:30pm & 9pm - 10pm.

Top special:

3 courses and a cocktail: £29

photo of balthazar london restaurant
Awesome
(2773)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Covent Garden
Pre and Post theatre menus every day, late Night Steak & Wine offer available after 10pm for £20.00
photo of boulevard brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(9448)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary French Covent Garden


Top special:

2 courses & a kir royale: £20
50% off food

Learn more
photo of the petersham restaurant
Awesome
(513)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Covent Garden
The Petersham’s pre-theatre menu is offered daily, 5-6.30pm. Enjoy two or three course £29.50/£32
photo of j sheekey - the restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(601)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
J Sheekey is a stone’s throw from many of the West End’s theatres
photo of j sheekey atlantic bar restaurant
Awesome
(543)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
Post Theatre Special (after 9.30pm)
J Sheekey Fish Pie and a glass of wine
photo of tamarind restaurant
Awesome
(2264)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian Mayfair
3 courses including a classic Bellini. (Mon - Sun 17:30h to 18:45h)
photo of monmouth kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(701)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Peruvian Covent Garden
Around the corner from many West End shows, enjoy a delicious meal without the rush.

Top special:

Lunch & Pre-theatre menu: 3 dishes £22 / 4 dishes £27

photo of christopher's restaurant
Awesome
(3178)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
2 / 3 courses for £22.50 / £26.50 from our Theatre Menu (Mon-Sat, 5pm - 6.15pm & 10pm - 11.30pm)
photo of café murano - covent garden restaurant
Awesome
(1646)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Our Theatre Menu is available every day from 5.00pm to 6.30pm & 10.00pm onward. £19.00/£23.00
photo of le caprice london restaurant
Exceptional
(597)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Green Park
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Combine a night at one of the West End's best shows with a pre or post theatre dining experience
photo of henrietta bistro restaurant
Awesome
(212)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Covent Garden
In the heart of Covent Garden, join us for a Basque sharing plates dinner before/after your show

Top special:

Pre & Post Theatre Menu: From £24

photo of spring restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(1325)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary British Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
Pre-theatre 'Scratch' menu available daily between 5.30 & 6.30pm. Three course for £20.
photo of frenchie covent garden restaurant
Exceptional
(998)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Theatre Menu: 2 courses £29 / 3 courses £32, available Monday to Sunday, 17:30-18:00 & 22:00-22:30.
photo of mash restaurant
Awesome
(1686)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Soho
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Our pre and post theatre dining menu dining offers 2 courses priced at £22 or three courses £25
photo of bowls.soho restaurant
Excellent
(44)
69% 69% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Comfort Food Soho
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Treat yourself to a little extra theatre before the show from £16.5 per person.
photo of the ivy restaurant
Exceptional
(689)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Covent Garden
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The Ivy is delighted to offer you theatre and supper evenings, available Monday to Thursday
photo of quaglino's restaurant
Awesome
(1227)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Green Park
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pre-post theatre special menu
photo of clos maggiore restaurant
Exceptional
(13190)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Covent Garden
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photo of gymkhana restaurant
Exceptional
(72)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian Mayfair
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2 courses £25/3 courses £30/4 courses £35
17:30-18:30 (Mon-Thur) & 17:30-18:00 (Fri-Sat)
22:00-22:30
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