Joe Allen - Covent Garden

2 Burleigh St, London, WC2E 7PX
North American, European

Top offer

Daily Set menu - 2 courses for £16.95 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.

Menu

Average

Main course: £16
Food spend: £25

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 11:30 - 23:30
Saturday: 09:00 - 23:45
Sunday: 09:00 - 22:30.

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.

Customer reviews for Joe Allen - Covent Garden
4.3
(based on 3121 reviews)

93%
of diners recommend this restaurant

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

Recommended for

  • value (898)
  • views (38)
  • dinner (2388)
  • afternoon tea (78)
  • entertainment (665)
  • luxury (145)
  • al fresco (39)
  • lunch (1589)
  • child friendly (359)
  • large parties (671)
  • private dining (334)
  • romantic (730)
  • trendy (658)
  • business (545)
  • breakfast (218)
  • By Annie C from Sevenoaks
    16 November 2018

    Great atmosphere, welcoming and friendly staff. Table was allocated for 2 hours which was perfect for a relaxed 3 courses on a set meal which had good variety and excellent value for money.

  • By Jarrod L from London
    16 November 2018

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  • By Deborah H from Studham
    16 November 2018

    Loved it

  • By Charlea S from Colchester
    16 November 2018

    Excellent service and great food, plenty of choice on the set menu! Reasonable price!

  • By Elizabeth H from London
    14 November 2018

    Good, varied menu. Good wine list and excellent service.

  • By Jennifer R from Tunbridge Wells
    14 November 2018

    We visited Joe Allen Covent Garden on Wednesday 14th November. I haven’t stopped recommending it to friends. The staff were great, welcoming and efficient. We had the set three courses and found it delicious, hake was gorgeous. The decor and theatre posters were fascinating and the atmosphere atmosphere was buzzing. Loved it and so did my friend. Will go again. F

  • By Sheila W from Hemel Hempstead
    14 November 2018

    I LOVE JOE ALLEN AND, AS EVER, THE FOOD WAS GOOD BUT THE SERVICE WAS POOR. WE HAD TO TRY TO GET THE WAITER'S ATTENTION TO TAKE THE ORDER FOR DRINKS, THEN FOR STARTERS & MAINS, THEN TO REQUEST MENU FOR DESSERT/COFFEE, THEN TO ORDER COFFEE, THEN TO ASK FOR THE BILL AND THEN TO PAY THE BILL - IT WAS HARD WORK! I THINK THE WAITER MAY HAVE BEEN IN TRAINING BUT HE GAVE THE IMPRESSION OF BEING FED UP AND A BIT IMPATIENT AT TIMES. BUT FOR THE FACT WE HAD WAITED A WHILE FOR THE BILL AND THEN TO PAY IT, WE MIGHT HAVE QUERIED PAYING THE SERVICE BILL BUT WE HAD TRAINS TO CATCH AND DECIDED TO LEAVE IT. THE RESTAURANT WAS BUSY WHEN WE ARRIVED AT 6.15 PM BUT BECAME LESS SO DURING THE EVENING. WE LEFT AT 9 PM. ONE OTHER COMMENT WAS THAT OUR MAIN COURSE WAS SERVED ON COLD PLATES. IT WON'T PUT ME OFF COMING AGAIN BUT IT WASN'T A GREAT EXPERIENCE THIS TIME.

  • By Sue P from Kenilworth
    13 November 2018

    We had a lovely and delicious pre theatre dinner. The food was delicious,the ambiance great,the staff very friendly and efficient.also the price was very reasonable.

  • By Stephen B from London
    12 November 2018

    Great food, great wine and great service!

  • By Barbara F from Tring
    10 November 2018

    Love the new location and the food was excellent

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

Available offers

  • Daily Set menu - 2 courses for £16.95 per person
  • Daily Set menu - 3 courses for £18.95 per person
  • Brunch Menu
  • JOE ALLEN CHRISTMAS MENU. £35.00 PER PERSON FOR 3 COURSES
  • JOE ALLEN THANKSGIVING DINNER. £40 PER PERSON FOR 3 COURSES

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