Leicester Square Restaurants

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Is there a livelier square in London? For a guide to where to eat in this legendary part of the West End, check out our list of Leicester Square Restaurants. The choice of Leicester Square restaurants is plentiful, so weave your way around the tourists and make a beeline for one of our recommended establishments.

Don't forget to check out our recommended list of Leicester Square bars too.
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178-180 St John's Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JY
(020) 3879 9251

Featuring mismatched and a vintage interior, Simmons is a quirky cocktail bar in Clerkenwell that offers an impressive selection of cocktails.

  • Simmons offers the perfect spot in Clerkenwell for...
  • ...after work drinks and a late night boogie!
  • With a happy hour that lasts FIVE whole hours (4-9pm)
  • Pub quiz every Tuesday - £100 bar tab for the winner!
  • Just minutes' walk from Farringdon & Barbican stations

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Bella Italia


Bella Italia is a well know chain of Italian style restaurants offering reasonably priced pasta and pizza dishes. Perfect for a quick meal at lunchtime or when shopping in the West End with the family. This particular branch of Bella Italia offers an outside seating area on the adjacent pavement area.

22 Leicester Square, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7LE
(020) 7321 0016
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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co


Trocadero, 13 Coventry Street, Leicester Square, London, W1D 7AB
(020) 3763 5288

Just around the corner from Leicester Square, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co lands in London from across the pond. Accommodating 400 customers, over two floors, the restaurant is inspired by Forest Gump and has movie memorabilia throughout.

The menu at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co has an impressive choice of dishes with signature options including coconut shrimp; lobster linguine; and Dixie style baby back ribs.

Busaba Eathai

Busaba Eathai serves a variety of freshly prepared Thai cuisine within relaxed surroundings.

Clareville House, 35 Panton Street, Leicester Square, London, SW1Y 4EA
(020) 7930 0088



Chiquito Restaurant and Bar has a variety of traditional Mexican dishes on its menu. This branch has a baby changing facility.

20-21 Leicester Square, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 7LE
(020) 7321 6070



FuLuShou is a stylish Asian restaurant held within the stunning Empire Casino. Serving a selection of pan-Asian dishes with ingredients sourced from all over Asia, FuLuShou is an informal yet visually arresting addition to this impressive venue.

Empire Casino, 5-6 Leicester Square, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7NA
0203 504 8443

Heliot Steak House


Heliot Steak House offers a food menu of contemporary British brasserie dishes with a select choice of American classics. The cocktail bar at Heliot overlooks the main gaming floor of the Hippodrome Casino London.

Hippodrome Casino London, 10-14 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7JH
(020) 7769 8844

Ruby Blue


Ruby Blue is a trendy and fun bar with a good crowd of young and enthusiastic punters. Its funky and stylish interior makes it a great place to start and continue your weekend.

1 Leicester Place, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7BP
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Savini at Criterion

Savini at Criterion

224 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9HP
(020) 7930 1459

Located a short walk from Leicester Square, Savini at Criterion is an elegant fine-dining restaurant on Piccadilly offering a varied Italian menu.

By day Savini at Criterion offers a grand setting for breakfast, with freshly brewed coffee and home-baked croissants, languid lunches and indulgent afternoon teas featuring mouth-watering cakes and pastries.

But as the sun sets, Savini at Criterion transforms itself into one of the capital’s most glamorous fine-dining destinations. The iconic long bar at Savini - where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle staged the first meeting between Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson - is the perfect spot for an aperitif or cocktail.

Scoff and Banter

Scoff and Banter is a stylish restaurant offering a varied choice of meals. Scoff and Banter Leicester Square also has a good selection of wines to complement your meal.

31-36 Leicester Square, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7LH
(020) 7666 0902

Souk Bazaar


On Litchfield Street near Leicester Square, Souk Bazaar will transport you to the sultry desert of North Africa without breaking the bank.

27 Litchfield Street, London, WC2H 9NJ
(020) 7240 1796

Spaghetti House


If you want to eat in the West End without feeling cheated, hurried or stripped of your soul, head for 24 Cranbourn Street.

24 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7AA
(020) 7836 8168



Superb Japanese rice and noodle dishes, fresh juices and premium Japanese beers in a sleek, minimalist environment.

14 Irving Street, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7AF
(020) 7839 2323