The Top 12 Best Restaurants near Piccadilly Theatre
Got your hands on the year’s best West End ticket, but can’t decide where you get your pre or post-theatre fuel? We’ve rounded up our favourite restaurants near Piccadilly Theatre, with menus spanning from classic Italian, to homegrown 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 to accompany your West End experience.Nestled in the heart of the West End, Piccadilly Theatre is one of the biggest in London and the first entertainment destination in Britain to premiere the a talking picture. The year 1990 and beyond saw the venue playing host to a wide range of ballets and musicals, in addition to a season of plays. If you’re looking for a place to eat or drink after a show at the Piccadilly Theatre, or even before one, we have some great ideas here.
1. Wright Brothers Soho
Fish & Seafood, 350m from Piccadilly Theatre (4 min walk)
Wright Brothers offers a sensational seafood experience to pre and post-theatre diners in Soho by adding a pan-Asian touch to their dishes. Step inside the stylish dining space decked out in warm brown and cream hues with candle-lit tables, or head to the courtyard for a drink during summer.
North African, 300m from Piccadilly Theatre (5 min walk)
Momo brings together the best of London’s West End location and tasty Moroccan cuisine in a cosy and rustic setting. The dining space is decked out with traditional lanterns, vaulted windows and banquettes, and also features an exclusive heated al fresco area. From the menu that caters to theatre diners, choose a chicken pastilla, kofta tagine or maghrebine pastries.
3. 5th View
European, 300m from Piccadilly Theatre (4 min walk)
Housed in Europe’s largest bookstore and a stunning Art Deco building, 5th View in Waterstones Piccadilly serves European dishes using locally sourced ingredients. Sip on a cocktail whilst looking out over Haymarket and tuck into a menu which includes smoked haddock fishcakes, a pie of the week, and a selection of homemade cakes and tarts.
Steaks & Grills, 60m from Piccadilly Theatre (1 min walk)
Housed within a classical art deco building, MASH brings in a Danish touch to the quintessential North American steak experience. Theatre diners can gather in the open-plan dining space and choose from an exclusive menu that features Danish or Uruguay strip steak, chicken breast and white chocolate panna cotta.
5. Aubaine – Heddon Street
French, 350m from Piccadilly Theatre (5 min walk)
Head to Aubaine Heddon Street for an indulgent French dining experience combined with British flair. Offering an oasis of calm away from the bustling high street, the venue showcases a selection of pastries and bread, all baked in-house. A meaty Aubaine fillet burger, lobster spaghetti or the rack of lamb are sure to delight diners.
Italian, 200m from Piccadilly Theatre (3 min walk)
Granaio serves authentic Italian food in a stunning Grade II-listed, 19th century building. Classics on the menu include grilled chicken breast with aubergine caponata and BBQ sauce, and grilled salmon fillet with grilled vegetables and balsamic vinegar dressing.
Steaks & Grills, 280m from Piccadilly Theatre (4 min walk)
Located in a tastefully-refurbished former residence of a Spanish ambassador, Gaucho showcases the best of luxurious Argentinean dining. An expansive 4-floor dining space, a buzzing South American vibe, a stylish wine boutique and specials on the pre-theatre menu – all make for a great culinary experience at the Piccadilly Gaucho.
Japanese, 350m from Piccadilly Theatre (5 min walk)
Set on Kingly Court, Shoryu Carnaby is an ambient space serving timeless Japanese classics with a touch of innovation. The moody dining space is fitted out with banquet tables and stylish lighting and diners can catch up with the buzz in the open kitchen. The menu features a selection of ramen noodles accompanied by sake, plum wine or a cocktail.
9. The Rum Kitchen – Carnaby
Caribbean, 350m from Piccadilly Theatre (5 min walk)
Drawing the theatre crowd for its rustic Caribbean cuisine, The Rum Kitchen Carnaby is also renowned for its extensive collection of rums. Take a seat in the bright and colourful interior done up with eclectic ceiling lights and chunky wooden furniture. For a satisfying meal before the curtains go up, opt for a jerk bowl, spicy fried chicken or red snapper with spiced plantain and mango salsa.
10. The Warwick
British Pub, 150m from Piccadilly Theatre (2 min walk)
Hearty pub classics and matching wines beckon theatre diners to The Warwick. Guests can choose from an array of dining spaces ranging from cosy nooks and crannies, to the luxurious champagne lounge. Music and dance post 8pm keep the mood upbeat at this buzzing and vibrant Soho bar.
Seafood, 800m from Piccadilly Theatre (9 min walk)
Synonymous with the finest oyster, wild fish and game since 1742, Wiltons gained its first Royal Warrant for supplying oysters to the Royal household in 1836. Supremely elegant decor serves a backdrop to award-winning oysters, meat carved at your table, and luxurious desserts.
Italian, 800m from Piccadilly Theatre (9 min walk)
One of London’s longest-standing Italian eateries, Franco’s Restaurant has been serving traditional Italian dishes for over 6 decades. Savour an elegant meal in the Venetian-style restaurant, or watch the world go by from the pavement tables under the canopy, all whilst enjoying a menu of authentic Italian flavours.
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