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Joe Allen - Covent Garden

13 Exeter Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DT +44 2036417956

(((() North American
Main course: £16
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday - Thursday: 12:00 - 00:00
Friday: 12:00 - 01:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 01:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 22:30.

Fantastic. As always.

Bruce Montague 15 July 2016
from Savoy Theatre

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A hidden gem surrounded by the shops and theatres of Covent Garden, Joe Allen is a highly regarded restaurant serving a selection of American and European specialities.

Ideally located for a pre-theatre meal or for dinner after the show, Joe Allen is quietly tucked away on Exeter Street just a five-minute walk away from Covent Garden underground station. Nearby theatres include The Lyceum, Novello Theatre and Duchess Theatre, as well as the Fortune Theatre and Theatre Royal. Joe Allen is also a great destination for a special brunch, lunch or dinner when shopping or staying in one of the hotels around Covent Garden and on the Strand.

Opened in 1977 as a stylish London dining venue for theatre-goers, artists, journalists and performers alike, Joe Allen has a relaxed, casual feel throughout. Today the healthy cuisine and friendly atmosphere attract an eclectic clientele of the West End's young and trendy crowd, romantic couples and families.

Joe Allen - Covent Garden

13 Exeter Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DT

Contact +44 2078360651
Reservations +44 2036417956

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Customer reviews for Joe Allen - Covent Garden

4.3 (((() (based on 1098 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (777)
  • lunch (494)
  • romantic (338)
  • large parties (300)
  • entertainment (283)
  • value (258)
  • trendy (222)
  • business (218)
  • child friendly (167)
  • private dining (126)
  • luxury (71)
  • breakfast (65)
  • afternoon tea (29)
  • al fresco (19)
  • views (19)
  • ((((( by from Sevenoaks

    Lovely greeting. Very good value set menu and good service to enable plenty of time for pre theatre dinner.

  • ((((( by from London

    Great experience and top service. Meatball sub was really tasty!

  • ((((( by from Savoy Theatre

    Excellent food and service and ambience as always

  • ((((( by from Leeds

    As usual, top marks. Service terrific.

  • ((((( by from Sherborne


  • ((((* by from London

    a very nice meal - good value in an iconic restaurant

  • ((*** by from London

    The experience was not good .. Eggs Benedic with nothing on the side .. Waitress not nice.. No fresh juice for the brunch .. And too expensive

  • ((((* by from Harpenden

    Excellent as always, staff professional and attentive

  • ((((( by from London

    Excellent always an enjoyable experience

  • ((((( by from London

    We went to Joe's for my boyfriends birthday before seeing a show. Such a lovely meal! Brilliant service, great food & with a prosecco on arrival, & a candle in the pudding, my boyfriend was a made a real fuss of. Thank you for making a special night even more special- will definitely be back soon!

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