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Joe Allen - Covent Garden

2 Burleigh St, London, WC2E 7PX +44 2036417956

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  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
  • Joe Allen - Covent Garden - London
Average
Main course: £16
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 08:00 - 23:30
Friday: 08:00 - 23:30
Saturday: 09:00 - 23:30
Sunday: 09:00 - 22:30.

we had a pre-theatre meal at Joe Allen. Greeted warmly by the lovely Deborah as we walked in, familiar staff, some familiar dishes on the menus, but quite a few new options as well. Great fun, not expensive.. Excellent, and the place was buzzing at 6pm. A London institution.

Stephen 15 September 2018
from London

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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, 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

2 Burleigh St, London, WC2E 7PX

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Customer reviews for Joe Allen - Covent Garden

4.3 (((() (based on 3000 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (2283)
  • lunch (1513)
  • value (856)
  • romantic (702)
  • large parties (643)
  • trendy (637)
  • entertainment (632)
  • business (528)
  • child friendly (347)
  • private dining (323)
  • breakfast (202)
  • luxury (138)
  • afternoon tea (75)
  • al fresco (36)
  • views (36)
  • ((((( 18 September 2018 by Ian from London

    Wonderful, as always.
    Although, a very limited drinks selection if you don't want alcohol or sugar!

  • ((((( 18 September 2018 by Michael from London

    My wife and I greatly enjoyed our visit to Jo-Allens. Food and service were excellent.

  • ((((( 18 September 2018 by Brett from London

    Very nice

  • ((((( 18 September 2018 by Andy from Martin

    Eggs joe Allen was beautifully done, great staff too

  • ((((( 18 September 2018 by Caroline from Ipswich

    Great experience, great food, good service....Second visit here and took daughter and daughter in law who had never been. We all really enjoyed it. Loved the cocktails!

  • ((((* 18 September 2018 by David from London

    Quiet for a Saturday lunchtime. The food was abssolutely fine - from the Set Menu - and our party all felt that it was excellent value. I would certainly go again pre- or post-theatre.

  • ((((( 18 September 2018 by Mike from London

    Really cool atmosphere, there was a pianist in the corner playing music as we ate, the staff were really friendly and helpful, and the food really tasty (the deserts especially). Our only slight disappointment was that we found the portion sizes a little bit on the small side, but overall we had a really good time there and would go again.

  • ((((* 18 September 2018 by Jill from Essex

    Nice atmosphere, food was good.
    Booking the resturant was easy, we done it through bookatable.
    Service was good and waiters and waitresses were very polite.

  • ((((* 17 September 2018 by Maria from London

    Joe Allen’s is one of my favourite restaurants and one of the few independents left in Covent Garden. Great service and lovely food. I had the lamb chop, which was beautifully cooked.

    We were too full for desert!

  • ((((* 17 September 2018 by Aileen from London

    We had a wonderful birthday celebration at Joe Allen.

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