Joe Allen - Covent Garden

(4012 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 4012 reviews)

of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (95)
  • al fresco (50)
  • breakfast (278)
  • business (664)
  • child friendly (440)
  • dinner (3091)
  • entertainment (830)
  • large parties (792)
  • lunch (2027)
  • luxury (174)
  • private dining (408)
  • romantic (875)
  • trendy (829)
  • value (1167)
  • views (42)
  • By Violet from Colchester
    1 March 2012

    1pm. Food very good indeed- had the veggie options. Waiter seemed a little surly but warmed up!

  • By [@] from Kent
    19 February 2012

    A delightful return to an old favourite, wasn't disappointed still the same great dining experience.

  • By David from Greet
    17 February 2012

    Good food, great atmosphere

  • By Rosie and Tony from Chichester
    10 February 2012

    Lunch on 9 February having not dined at Joe Allen's for a few years. We were warmly welcomed, [...] The food was delicious and the service excellent.An overall great experience

  • By kite from oxford
    9 February 2012

    We dined at 5.30pm just after afternoon theatre. Jo Allen's is always just what you want, relaxed, fast service with that timeless style with wonderful atmosphere. Its always just right. My favourite restaurant in London for that relaxed feeling. The good is good english food nicely cooked. The Booking service is just wonderful and done in a moment.

  • By Bill from Reading
    6 February 2012

    The Saturday Brunch menu offers an excellent option to the a la carte - and they throw in a drink too. Very attentive servce, not overly fussy though and we were made to feel really welcome! We've been before and we'll be back for sure - it's a really great option for a pre-Matinee lunch - in the perfect spot too!

  • By Family [@] from Derby
    5 February 2012

    Arrived early for a late-lunchtime booking. Greeted warmly, made welcome, seated immediately. Great meal, great service. Always use JA when we can if in London.

  • By Piers from London
    5 February 2012

    post theatre-in and out quickly-food exactly what you would expect from a restaurant that has been churnig out consistent quality grub for decades

  • By Roamer, West Sussex from Horsham
    29 January 2012

    Pre-theatre 6-8pm Buzzy, lively atmosphere Theatre-related ambience Fixed menu was good value Helpful staff

  • By David from camberley, surrey
    27 January 2012

    good food, well presented, wine and food quite expensive

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

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