Joe Allen - Covent Garden

(3969 Reviews)
2 Burleigh St, London, WC2E 7PX
North American, European
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Daily Set menu - 2 courses for £16.50 per person

This offer is available from May 10, 2016 until May 1, 2026, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Not available in conjunction with other offers. Offer excludes service.


Main course: £16
Food spend: £25

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 11:30 - 00:00
Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 21:00.

Restaurant description

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, 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.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Joe Allen - Covent Garden
(based on 3969 reviews)

of diners recommend this restaurant

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (95)
  • al fresco (49)
  • breakfast (276)
  • business (661)
  • child friendly (438)
  • dinner (3059)
  • entertainment (823)
  • large parties (790)
  • lunch (2010)
  • luxury (173)
  • private dining (404)
  • romantic (867)
  • trendy (825)
  • value (1157)
  • views (42)
  • By Jane W from Dorset
    24 February 2020

    Great - perfect for pre-theatre dinner with our family.

  • By Diane L from Chalfont st giles
    24 February 2020

    Very good pre theatre menu

  • By Carolyn B from Twickenham
    23 February 2020

    A very pleasant atmosphere for a Sunday afternoon, with songs from the shows gently playing at the piano. Four of us had different options from the Set Meal menu, all of which were delicious. We especially recommend the fish and the belly pork (if that's your sort of thing).Those who chose the sticky toffee for pudding were especially pleased. Relaxed but efficient service.

  • By Juliette P from Covent Garden
    22 February 2020

    I can not recommend enough. A special birthday celebration- a fantastic night had by all. The staff were excellent and the food amazing. Top marks. A raritytonhqve both exceptional combination and therefore exceptional evening: .

  • By Grant G from Joe Allens
    22 February 2020

    First time food & service was very good.

  • By Pippa B from Buckingham
    22 February 2020

    It was our annual theatre trip and we always book Joe Allens: not only do we love the food but we all adore the pianist! Such a lovely dining experience xxxx

  • By Fred D from Aberdeen
    21 February 2020

    4 in our party. Different starters, 3 different main courses & 2 desserts - all of them enjoyed very much. Service very good & friendly. Some our parrty had been previously and all would go back again.

  • By Dennison M from Belfast
    21 February 2020

    We really enjoyed our visit to Joe Allens on Friday evening. Service, ambience and food were superb as usual. Only little problem was that my friend discovered a piece of plastic/cellophane in his coffee. When this was pointed out our waiter brought the manager to speak to us and kindly deducted the price of the coffee and desserts from the bill. We will return on our next visit to London.

  • By Victoria R from London
    21 February 2020

    Fabulous food and drink, wonderful atmosphere, incredible service - brilliant as always!

  • By Glynis R from Newport
    21 February 2020

    Lovely experience lovely food good service

Restaurant Location Map
Joe Allen - Covent Garden
2 Burleigh St, London, WC2E 7PX

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