Whether it’s to furnish the belly with top-drawer grub before a trip to the theatre, or you just like hard-to-beat value when it comes to dining out, these West End restaurants have you covered.
Brasserie Zedel — Zedel doesn’t like to sing its own praises – you’ll never see them shouting about their superb coq au vin from the rooftops. Maybe that’s because all the good stuff’s underground – the majority of the grandiose 220-cover restaurant is sub-terrain, where you’ll find French classics at ludicrously affordable prices. That especially goes for the prix fixe menu, at two courses for under a tenner.
Quo Vadis — Soho – nay, London’s – dining institution is going on 90 years. And it looks as good for its age as it does for its set menu’s prices. Simple, delicious dishes put together with straight up British ingredients? Sure. How about three courses for £22? Yes please. When it comes to stripped down British fare, this, ladies and gentlemen, is as good as it gets.
Clos Maggiore — Clos Maggiore may well lure you in from the state of its conservatory alone. The room at the ‘world’s most romantic restaurant’ boasts blooming flowers, a log fire, and all the enchantment that goes with it. When booking, ask for the conservatory by all means, but expect a sincere apology – it’s probably booked up. No matter – the 3-course pre-theatre menu (£32.50) will have you swooning, regardless of what room you’re dining in.Continue Reading