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Whether you're catching the latest hottest show in town, on a family outing to see the Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre, or attending an evening performance at the Royal Opera House, Joe Allen Restaurant is ready to welcome you for Lunch, Brunch, Pre-Theatre and Dinner.

A stone's throw away from the famous Covent Garden Market, Joe Allen is a New York style brasserie first opened in 1977, located on the ground floor of the Strand Palace on Burleigh Street just off the Strand. We're open seven days a week for Lunch, Brunch and Dinner. Our menu features time honoured classics such as Caesar Salad, ‘Joe’s style’ slow braised smoked baby back ribs, and our famous Joe Allen burger, one of the worst kept secret in the West End.

In the mood for a cocktail and nibbles? Our recently renovated cocktail bar is the ideal space to relax in before or after a show. Let our talented bartenders tempt you with classic cocktails such as Martinis and Old Fashions as well as a new concoctions, all curated by Russell Norman.

Our Location

The original New York theatreland Brasserie in the heart of Covent Garden, situated right behind the Piazza a moment’s walk from Covent Garden’s theatres. A theatre restaurant through-and-through, you can find Joe Allen within a 5-10 minute walk from some of the best West End theatres, including the Lyceum Theatre, Adelphi Theatre, Cambridge Theatre and many more!

Nearest Tube Station:

Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line) - 5 minutes walk
Charing Cross (Northern line) - 10 minutes walk
Holborn (Central Line) - 10 minutes walk

Nearest Theatres:

Lyceum Theatre - 3 minutes walk
Savoy Theatre - 5 minutes walk
Adelphi Theatre - 10 minutes walk