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The Top 5 Restaurants near the Phoenix Theatre

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With previous shows by iconic performers such as Noël Coward and Lawrence Olivier, The Phoenix Theatre is an historic setting to enjoy the magic of London’s West End. Set on the bustling Charing Cross Road between Soho and Covent Garden, there is a tremendous selection of places to eat near The Phoenix Theatre.

With all kinds of pre-theatre menus, intimate eateries and stylish bars in the area, we’ve rounded up our choices for the best restaurants near The Phoenix Theatre.

1. Social Eating House 

British, 750m from The Phoenix Theatre (9 min walk)

Social Eating House - British restaurant near Phoenix Theatre

From Gordon Ramsay protégé Jason Atherton, Social Eating House holds a coveted Michelin star for its modern British menus served in a creative, chic setting. Diners can sink back into leather banquettes to enjoy creative British recipes, or enjoy signature counter dining while watching the talented chefs at work. Upstairs, the Blind Pig speakeasy-style bar is an intimate space to enjoy a post-theatre nightcap.

2. Mele e Pere 

Italian, 600m from The Phoenix Theatre (7 min walk)

Mele e Pere - Italian restaurant near Phoenix Theatre

One of Soho’s most popular restaurants, Mele e Pere blends Italian trattoria tradition with quirky retro styling. Artisan sharing plates make for perfect light bites or sample signature mains like the potato gnocchi with Umbrian black truffle. Downstairs, the lively bar area serves a great selection of Italian wines, along with the restaurant’s homemade vermouth.

3. Refuel

British, 500m from The Phoenix Theatre (6 min walk)

Refuel - British restaurant near Phoenix Theatre

Tucked away inside the chic Soho Hotel, Refuel is a quintessentially British setting that pairs traditional indulgence with quirky charm. Modern European dishes are served on the pre and post-theatre menus, while a selection of signature afternoon teas can be enjoyed while relaxing on the plush tartan and floral print couches. The elegant cocktail bar also makes an ideal setting for a nightcap after a show at The Phoenix Theatre.

 4. 100 Wardour St Restaurant & Club 

Modern European, 500m from The Phoenix Theatre (6 min walk)

100 Wardour Street - Modern European restaurant near Phoenix Theatre

Once the site of the iconic Marquee Club which hosted The Rolling Stones and David Bowie, 100 Wardour St Restaurant & Club keeps the spirit of Soho performing arts alive with its packed roster of live music. Enjoy luxurious dishes from across Europe, including a selection of specialities from the Josper grill, or just take your ease at the glitzy bar for cocktails and people-watching.

5. Yauatcha 

Chinese, 650m from The Phoenix Theatre (8 min walk)

Yauatcha - Chinese restaurant near Phoenix Theatre

The intimate Chinese Yauatcha is a chic Soho institution. This restaurant boasts an interior by acclaimed designer Christian Liaigre, and specialises in beautifully presented dim sum, along with colourful bespoke cocktails. Be sure to check out their hand-crafted cakes and sweet treats too from the Yauatcha Patisserie.

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