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Attractions in London

pre-theatre shopping in Covent Garden

It’s the second in our series of articles about Covent Garden from the Covent Garden Insider. This time we are looking at all the shopping you can do. For example, did you know that Covent Garden is split into sections? There are some streets that are great for beauty, some for fashion and some for menswear! Anyway, I’ll leave “The Insider” to explain! Everyone knows that Covent Garden is filled

Covent Garden - restaurants for pre- and post theatre dinner

Covent Garden is at the heart of London’s ‘Theatreland’ and, as a true foodie destination, Covent Garden Restaurants feature some of the best pre-and post-theatre dinner options in the West End. In the first of our Insights series, Theatre Breaks went to talk to the Covent Garden Insider to get their top five favourite restaurants in and around this famous square. If you’re feeling peckish, why not have a delicious pre-

spaghetti House pre-theatre dinner

Generations of Londoners have been enjoying Spaghetti House, where only the finest and freshest ingredients are caringly prepared, and where food is charmingly served, coupled with a great wine list that perfectly complements the cuisine.
Restaurant is ideally located for The Garrick, Noel Coward, Duke of York’s & Wyndhams Theatres.

Silk Restaurant, Courthouse

Silk is the architectural focal point of the ground floor of the hotel, having been converted from the old Number One court. The room is covered by a huge vaulted glass ceiling and is framed by original English Oak panelling.
Michelin Recommended Restaurant since 2008

Spaghetti House

Generations of Londoners have been enjoying Spaghetti House, where only the finest and freshest ingredients are caringly prepared, and where food is charmingly served, coupled with a great wine list that perfectly complements the cuisine.
Restaurant is ideally located for Billy Elliot and Wicked.

Spaghetti House Cranbourn St

Generations of Londoners have been enjoying Spaghetti House, where only the finest and freshest ingredients are caringly prepared, and where food is charmingly served, coupled with a great wine list that perfectly complements the cuisine.
Restaurant is ideally located for West End Theatres, including Noel Coward, Duke of York’s, Wyndhams, Arts. St Martin’s and Ambassadors Theatres.

Spaghetti House Bressenden Pl

Generations of Londoners have been enjoying Spaghetti House, where only the finest and freshest ingredients are caringly prepared, and where food is charmingly served, coupled with a great wine list that perfectly complements the cuisine.
Restaurant ideally located for shows at Her Majesty’s, Prince of Wales, Piccadilly, Criterion, Comedy & Theatre Royal, Haymarket.

Rainforest Cafe

Rainforest Cafe Address: 20 Shaftesbury Avenue W1D 7EU Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus Rainforest Cafe More information: Mon – Fri : Midday to 10pm; Sat : 11.30 – 8pm; Sun : 11.30 – 10pm

Pizza Express

Pizza Express Address: 99 High Holborn WC1V 6LF Nearest Tube: Holborn Pizza Express More information: Mon – Sat, 11:30am – Midnight, Sun, 11:30am – 10:00pm

Pizza Express, Haymarket

Pizza Express, Haymarket Address: Haymarket SW1Y 4EN Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus Pizza Express, Haymarket More information: Mon – Sat 11:30 – Midnight; Sun 11:30 – 11:00pm

Ponti's Itailian

“The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you’re hungry again.” George Miller, British writer. Welcome to the new generation of Ponti’s Italian Kitchen, family-run since 1963. Created for friends who expect the highest levels of Italian home cooking.
Pre- Theatre Meals can be taken between 4pm and 6pm.

Ponti’s Italian Kitchen Oxford Circus

“The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you’re hungry again.” George Miller, British writer

Welcome to the new generation of Ponti’s Italian Kitchen, family-run since 1963. Created for friends who expect the highest levels of Italian home cooking, Ponti’s brings you exceptional quality ingredients – supplied by their cousin’s in the Emilia Romagna region – simply prepared, with our generation’s twist on the tasty regional dishes that our parents cooked for us back in their day.

palm court brasserie

Set in the heart of Covent Garden and overlooking the piazza, Palm Court is the quintessential, intimate Parisian-style brasserie. Opened by renowned London restaurateur Brian Stein, it has been lovingly crafted to recreate a classically 1920’s art nouveau environment.