The Best Restaurants near Prince Edward Theatre
Managed to bag this year’s hottest West End ticket, but need inspiration for where to get your pre or post-theatre fuel? We’ve rounded up our favourite restaurants near Prince Edward Theatre, with menus spanning from adventurous international, to trusty British. So whether you’re after a speedy express-course pit stop, or a slow-paced savouring of multiple dishes, we’ve got the perfect restaurant-ticket for your evening of theatrics.The curtains went up at the Prince Edward Theatre way back in 1930, with their large Art Deco foyer now gracing many an Instagram post. The exterior is designed along classical lines to resemble an Italian palace, and it’s emerged as one of Soho’s most iconic buildings. Enjoy tucking into some diverse cuisine before or after a show, and check out our well-curated list of places to eat near Prince Edward Theatre.
Chinese, 400m from Prince Edward Theatre (5 min walk)
The Duck and Rice is a unique Soho restaurant where a classic British pub style decor lends a special setting to enjoy delicious Chinese cuisine. This Alan Yau-inspired venue features a unique stained glass facade and a digital jukebox. Choose from a selection of dim sums, small chow and monthly changing specials.
2. Belgo – Soho
Belgian, 60m from Prince Edward Theatre (1 min walk)
The vibrant Belgo in Soho tempts pre and post-theatre diners with a selection of moules, frites and Belgian biers. Spread over 2 floors, the venue follows a rustic theme with colourful images of beer names of the walls and an open kitchen, while the themed cave seating is perfect for dining out with a group of friends or the family.
Asian, 450m from Prince Edward Theatre (5 min walk)
Inamo provides a stylish and elegant setting to unwind after a night out at the theatre. From Japanese and Thai to Vietnamese and Chinese, the menu transcends all Asian boundaries with dishes designed for sharing. The inventive e-table system makes the whole dining experience super-efficient with just a touch of the button.
4. Busaba Bangkok Soho
Thai, 350m from Prince Edward Theatre (6 min walk)
If you are after a pre or post-theatre Thai meal, step into Busaba Bangkok Soho, a vibrant restaurant that brings in a contemporary touch to traditional elements. Sit by the canteen-styled tables and share plates of pandan chicken, mussaman duck or stir-fried ginger beef. A pre-booked drinks package is offered for those dining in groups.
Indian, 65m from Prince Edward Theatre (1 min walk)
SHORYU serves up the best southern speciality Hakata tonkotsu ramen outside Japan. Our head chef, Hakata born and raised, has perfected the ultimate tonkotsu broth to create a noodle base steeped in authenticity, passion and flavour. “It’s a firm favourite among Soho locals, inviting them to unwind with a meal or drink in style. Adorned with rustic artefacts and lanterns, the interior is minimalist in design while drawing focus on the tempting Japanese dishes on offer.
Modern European, 350m from Prince Edward Theatre (4 min walk)
Featuring a diverse modern European menu, 100 Wardour St Bar & Lounge has a welcoming ambience and a spacious setting. The menu may offer an 8oz sirloin steak, Cajun chicken or a lemon, hazelnut and polenta cake. Choose from a selection of bespoke cocktails helpfully classified as twists on classics, bartender’s creations, aperitifs and digestifs.
7. De Hems Dutch Cafe Bar
British, 220m from Prince Edward Theatre (3 min walk)
Nothing says a Dutch pub more than De Hems in Soho, and the venue showcases a superb selection of gins, whiskies and ales. Theatre diners take in the rustic atmosphere as they tuck into plates of BBQ chicken lollipops, savoury meatballs or crumbed and deep-fried cheese parcels.
British, 150m from Prince Edward Theatre (2 min walk)
Occupying a central Soho location, the presents a quintessential British pub dining experience for theatre goers in the area. Guests are treated to classics like the slow cooked lamb shank, hunter’s chicken pie or a sharing platter of Scotch egg, ale-glazed Gloucester Old Spot sausages and Davidstow rarebit fondue among others.
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