Covent Garden may be one of the main tourist areas in the capital, due to its proximity to the theatres and nightlife, but don't let that put you off the area. There is a plethora of good quality Covent Garden restaurants that will more than satisfy your hungry desires. The area may have its fair share of popular celebrity haunts but there are plenty of charming Covent Garden restaurants waiting for you to find.
Don't forget to check out our recommended list of Covent Garden bars
More Covent Garden Restaurants
10 Cases is a modern bistro offering a compact choice of daily changing meals and a wine list to match.
16 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9BD
(020) 7836 6801
Situated a stone's throw from The Royal Opera House, the Amphitheatre Restaurant is the perfect venue for a pre-show dining.
Royal Opera House, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DD
(020) 7212 9254
St Martins Lane London, 45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4HX
(020) 7300 5588
The St Martin's Lane Hotel's famous Asia De Cuba restaurant offers sumptuous surroundings and delectable food.
Battersea PIE Station offers a range of pies made with British free range meat and poultry, with fillings such as steak & Guinness, chicken & bacon and pheasant with smoky bacon & apple. There is also a range of traditional accompaniments including creamy mash and minted peas and unbaked pies are available to take home.
Lower Ground Floor, 28 The Market, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8RA
(020) 7240 9566
Covent Garden's Belgo Centraal is famed for its moules et frites. Take a quick journey downstairs in the giant industrial looking lift and before you know it you'll be caught up in the party atmosphere.
50 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9LJ
(020) 7813 2233
Benitos Hat brings fresh, authentic affordable Mexican cuisine to Covent Garden. Established by Ben Fordham, Benitos Hat also offers a wide choice of drinks including tequila based cocktails.
19 New Row, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4LA
(020) 7240 5815
Boulevard Brasserie serves a variety of French cuisine within stylish surroundings making it an ideal choice for dinner before a trip to one of the many nearby theatres.
40 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7BD
(020) 7240 2992
Covent Garden's Cafe Pacifico serves a delicious array of Mexican dishes.
5 Langley Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JA
(020) 7379 7728
These brilliant Italian restaurants are popping up all over the city and this branch on Garrick Street is a welcome addition to Covent Garden.
Garrick Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9BH
(020) 7836 0990
Circus is an innovative combination of West End cocktail bar and cabaret restaurant set in vibrant Covent Garden. The restaurant boasts a highly praised Pan Asian dinner menu, created and overseen by revered chef Andrew Lassetter.
27-29 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9BA
(020) 7420 9300
Contemporary French dishes from this marvellous establishment on King Street.
33 King Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8JD
(020) 7379 9696
Cote is a French-style bistro focusing on the basics of French cooking and offering classic dishes at great prices.
17–21 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7PA
(020) 7379 9991
Dishoom is a nod to Bombay's old cafes that originally opened in the early 20th century. The menu is inspired by India’s street food and includes dishes such as roti wraps, grilled kebabs and curry of the day. The friendly atmosphere makes Dishoom an ideal choice for a working lunch or dinner with friends or family.
St Martins Courtyard, 12 Upper St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9FB
(020) 7420 9320
The brasserie style menu of Great Queen Street changes daily and uses only the very best seasonal produce to create sublime British dishes that range from the simple to the extravagant.
32 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5AA
(020) 7242 0622
Hawksmoor is a British steakhouse offering a variety of meats from North Yorkshire which are cooked on a charcoal grill. An extensive wine list is available to complement your meal.
11 Langley Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JG
(020) 7420 9390
Henry's Cafe Bar is open all day and serves a variety of brasserie food.
5-6 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8PS
(020) 7379 1871
The excellent fish restaurant of J Sheekey on St Martins Court is popular with A-Listers and mixed Covent Gardeners.
28-32 St Martins Court, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4AL
(020) 7240 2565
Joe's Southern Kitchen and Bar brings the very best in Deep South cooking to Covent Garden, with a suitably Southern selection of drinks to boot.
34 King Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8JD
(020) 7240 4008
L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon on West Street is the sister restaurant of the prestigious L'Ateliers in Paris, Tokyo and Las Vegas.
13-15 West Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9NE
(020) 7010 8600
Mabel's is a bar and kitchen located on Covent Garden's Maiden Lane. Mabel's is a lively venue offering a good choice of drinks including Champagne and cocktails. The kitchen at Mabel's creates Mediterranean cuisine, sample dishes may include grilled mackerel salad; butternut squash & spinach risotto; and chocolate brownie.
29-30 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7JS
(020) 7845 9980
Maxwells is a well established restaurant in Covent Garden. They serve a range of American favourites on their menu and burgers are a speciality. All their food is freshly prepared on the premises. Their extensive drinks list includes world wines, signature cocktails, spirits and champagnes.
8 James Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8BH
(020) 7836 0303
Palm Court Brasserie serves a popular range of modern European cuisines in a stylish and comfortable setting on King Street.
39 King Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8JS
(020) 7395 5803
This fabulous venue opened on Long Acre in 2006 just around the corner from some of London’s most famous theatres making it the ideal stop for your pre-theatre or post-theatre meals.
60-62 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9JE
(020) 7240 2292
11-12 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5HZ
(020) 7632 2081
Tuttons Restaurant and Brasserie is a well established restaurant in Covent Garden that offers an English menu showcasing the best seasonal produce available.
Tuttons also features a bar area designed by Russell Sage, here you can enjoy signature cocktails, wine and snacks.