- Main course: £16
- Food spend: £25
- Opening hours
- Monday to Thursday: 11:30 - 23:00 Friday: 11:30 - 23:30 Saturday: 10:30 - 23:00 Sunday: 10:00 - 21:00.
Lovely meal with friends. Delicious food and great service
06 June 2019
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
((((( 17 August 2019 by Keith from London
I have been going to Joe Allen for more than 30 years but this was the first time at the new location and I was a bit concerned the ambience of Exeter St would be lost. The reality is that the new location is a major upgrade, complete with a not too obtrusive stride pianist.No more juke box playing but it is there as a silent relic of the old place. Food really good and a reasonably priced wine list .Service was excellent and they still do off-menu burgers.
((((( 17 August 2019 by Cynthia from Manchester
Brlliant as always. Love yhe ambiance, the service and the food. Meet up with family and friends here whenever we are in London
(**** 16 August 2019 by Doug from HEMEL HEMPSTEAD
Food awful, ambience noisy.
((((* 16 August 2019 by Jorge from New York
Good quality, staff, and ambiance. And a whiff of NYC.
((((* 16 August 2019 by Colin from Broxbourne
Very busy but good service . A bit pricey for what it is.Ribs OK but not up to US standards. Fish cake good more fish than filler.
First class mojitos made correctly .
((((( 15 August 2019 by Susan from Fareham
This is my first visit to Joe Allen since it moved and I love it as much as the previous location. The atmosphere is buzzy, the staff very welcoming and helpful and the food delicious
(**** 14 August 2019 by Home from London
The place was vety noisy and food was disgusting. Too much salt in food.
((((* 14 August 2019 by VT from London
Go for the pre show 2 courses meal if you are OK with chicken or any fish meals. They taste good and value for money. I had steak fitted, a bit disappointed with the quality of meat . Drives were crispy and fresh. Services were very good.
((((* 13 August 2019 by Pat from London
((((( 13 August 2019 by Kelly from Surrey
Baby rack of ribs is delicious and the wine choices are great! Service prompt, friendly and efficient. Ambience very good and great decor. Would dine here again with pleasure.
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