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Rules Restaurant
Rules Restaurant

5 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7LB

Traditional English food, specialising in classic game cookery, oysters, pies and puddings. Pictures, menus, wine...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Rules Restaurant
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Rules Restaurant
Inspected: on 12/12/2017

Savoy Grill (at The Savoy Hotel)
Savoy Grill (at The Savoy Hotel)

Strand, London

Savoy Grill by Gordon Ramsay is without doubt one of London’s most legendary restaurants, frequented by celebrated...Read more

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Part of The Savoy Hotel

Simpsons in the Strand (at The Savoy Hotel)
Simpsons in the Strand (at The Savoy Hotel)

100 Strand, London, WC2R 0EW

One of London's oldest and most famous restaurants, Simpson's in the Strand delivers an experience that honours its...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Simpsons in the Strand (at The Savoy Hotel)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Simpsons in the Strand (at The Savoy Hotel)
Inspected: on 13/12/2018

Part of The Savoy Hotel

Browns (Covent Garden)
Browns (Covent Garden)

82-84 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4AG

Lively, vibrant, eclectic Covent Garden is in the heart of the West End, surrounded by theatres, galleries, shops and...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Browns (Covent Garden)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Browns (Covent Garden)
Inspected: on 18/07/2018

Bill's (Wellington Street)
Bill's (Wellington Street)

21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DN

Part of the Lyceum Theatre building in Covent Garden, Bill’s Wellington Street restaurant is perfect for pre and...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Bill's (Wellington Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bill's (Wellington Street)
Inspected: on 22/08/2018

Brown’s Restaurant
Brown’s Restaurant

82-84 Saint Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4AG

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Brown’s Restaurant
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Brown’s Restaurant
Inspected: on 18/07/2018

Byron (Wellington Street)
Byron (Wellington Street)

33-35 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7BN

We started Byron back in 2007 with a simple mission: to do one thing, and do it properly. We serve simple, delicious...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Byron (Wellington Street)
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Byron (Wellington Street)
Inspected: on 26/02/2019

Harlequin
Harlequin

Kingsway Hall, 66-69 Great Queen Street, Holborn, London, WC2B 5BX

A favourite among Covent Garden and Holborn restaurants, our signature Harlequin Restaurant serves fine, seasonal...Read more

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Sophie's Steakhouse & Bar

Closed or Replaced

Sophie's Steakhouse & Bar

29-31 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DB

At Sophie's we pride ourselves in the simple things:great food, great service, great atmosphere.Don't miss out on our...Read more

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Browns (Mayfair)
Browns (Mayfair)Top Pick

47 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2PG

0.91km

The Browns building in Mayfair was originally Wells & Co, a high-end gentlemen’s outfitters. (We believe that Winston...Read more

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Golden Lion
Golden Lion

51 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 5BH

0.36km

The Golden Lion in Chinatown dates back to 1769. The pub has many original features including a carved oak facade and...Read more

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The Royal George
The Royal George

133 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London, WC2H 0EA

0.38km

Soho secret bringing together craft beer, cocktails, the freshest tastes and events ranging from DJs and quizzes to...Read more

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Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack (Bateman Street)
Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack (Bateman Street)

22 Bateman Street, Soho, London, W1D 3AN

0.38km

Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack on Bateman Street is a great restaurants to get your fish fix from if you are in Soho.Read more

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Balans Soho Society (Soho)
Balans Soho Society (Soho)

60-62 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4UG

0.41km

We are Balans Soho Society and we live by the philosophy that too much of a good thing is a good thing, the best...Read more

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Brumus Bar (at Haymarket Hotel)
Brumus Bar (at Haymarket Hotel)

Haymarket Hotel, 1 Suffolk Place, Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4HX

0.42km

The newly refurbished Brumus Bar & Restaurant is more spacious than ever. Open all day, Brumus serves fresh, seasonal...Read more

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Part of Haymarket Hotel

Tiger Tiger
Tiger Tiger

29 Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4SP

0.43km

Tiger Tiger London is the ultimate venue where you can Eat, Drink and Party all under one roof. Consisting of...Read more

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Byron (Wardour Street)
Byron (Wardour Street)

97-99 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 0UF

0.46km

Our restaurant on Wardour Street, in the centre of Soho, led an infamous past life as the old Intrepid Fox pub. Now...Read more

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The Balcon
The Balcon

8 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5NG

0.49km

The Balcon, all day dining destination, offers a cuisine blending French and British tradition with a modern...Read more

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Canteen (Royal Festival Hall)
Canteen (Royal Festival Hall)

337-338 Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XU

0.5km

Canteen is committed to providing honest food that is nationally sourced, skilfully prepared and reasonably priced....Read more

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Skylon Restaurant, Bar & Grill
Skylon Restaurant, Bar & Grill

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX

0.5km

Situated on the third floor of the Royal Festival Hall with floor-to-ceiling windows, Skylon offers spectacular views...Read more

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Bill's (Brewer Street)
Bill's (Brewer Street)

36-44 Brewer Street, Soho, London, W1F 9TB

0.51km

Bill’s Soho restaurant has become a very popular destination in the heart of this hip area of London. Parquet floors,...Read more

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Andrew Edmunds Restaurant
Andrew Edmunds Restaurant

46 Lexington Street, Soho, London, W1F 0LP

0.56km

Established 1986, Andrew Edmunds is considered one of the last bastions of 'old Soho'. This 18thc. town house has,...Read more

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Bob Bob Ricard
Bob Bob Ricard

1 Upper James Street, Soho, London, W1F 9DF

0.6km

Bob Bob Ricard serves a luxury English and Russian menu to its eclectic clientele in London's most glamorous...Read more

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Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill
Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill

11-15 Swallow Street , Mayfair, London, W1B 4DG

0.64km

Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill on Swallow Street is one of the most well known restaurants in the Piccadilly area and...Read more

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Berners Tavern
Berners Tavern

10 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 3NP

0.65km

Under the direction of celebrated michelin starred chef jason atherton, berners tavern is a gastronomic gem in a...Read more

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Barbecoa
Barbecoa

194 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9EX

0.65km

​Founded by Jamie Oliver​,​ ​Barbecoa reinvents the classic steakhouse in the heart of London. Barbecoa sources...Read more

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Adam & Eve
Adam & Eve

77A Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 3QQ

0.69km

A sparkling West End gem tucked just out of the harm’s way which is Oxford Street. The Adam and Eve is the perfect...Read more

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Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar (at The Marriott Hotel County Hall)
Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar (at The Marriott Hotel County Hall)

County Hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 7GP

0.7km

We serve the best Aberdeen Angus steak sourced from English farms accompanied by the highest quality service.Situated...Read more

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Part of Marriott Hotel (County Hall)

Carnaby Brasserie (at The Courthouse Hotel)
Carnaby Brasserie (at The Courthouse Hotel)

19-21 Great Marlborough Street, Soho, London, W1F 7HL

0.72km

With a fantastic location in the West End, directly opposite the famed street and namesake, Carnaby is a bright and...Read more

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Part of Courthouse Hotel

Wiltons
Wiltons

55 Jermyn Street, St James's, London, SW1Y 6LX

0.74km

English restaurant, serves seafood and game. History, menu, seasonal specialities and recipes. St James's.Read more

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The Windmill (Mayfair)
The Windmill (Mayfair)

6-8 Mill Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2AZ

0.82km

Pies are our passion, our Steak & Kidney pie has even recently won a shiny, new award from the very prestigious,...Read more

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Little Social
Little Social

5 Pollen Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1NE

0.82km

Quite literally across the street from flagship restaurant Pollen Street Social, Jason Atherton has created a heady...Read more

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Goodman (Mayfair)
Goodman (Mayfair)

24-26 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1QH

0.83km

Beef ageing on site, six tonnes of it. Steak cut every day and on request. Meat from the UK, USA, Spain and beyond....Read more

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FAQs about Covent Garden and British Restaurants in London


Covent Garden has some great pubs which is no surprise as it is such a great area of London to meet in. Particularly if you like traditional pubs you are spoiled for choice as Covent Garden has some of the oldest and most traditional pubs to be found anywhere in London.

There are lots of pubs that serve Sunday lunch and traditional British pub grub too so if you are looking for a reasonably priced place to eat and drink one of the best gastro pubs in Covent Garden is well worth considering as a destination.

For a list of Covent Garden pubs you can view our Covent Garden pub guide (https://forbidden.london/london-guide/covent-garden/pubs) we have also recently created a blog post about our top picks for the best pubs in Covent Garden (https://forbidden.london/london-blog/best-pubs-covent-garden).



Covent Garden Piazza is always open, but the shops usually operate between 10am and 8pm Monday to Saturday and on Sunday from around 11am to 6pm. The Apple Market is open from 10am until 6pm and the East Colonnade Market is open from 10:30am until 7pm.



There is Pay & Display parking on the streets off the Piazza - Henrietta Street, Southampton Street and Tavistock Street. There is also an NCP car park on Drury Lane.



You can view a list of shops in Covent Garden, including information about offers, by viewing our Covent Garden shopping guide (https://forbidden.london/london-guide/covent-garden/shopping-in-style#businesses)


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Michael Faraday Belgian Blue Stone Plaque - Michael Faraday 1791–1867 scientific genius and discoverer of electomagnetism
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