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Christopher's - Covent Garden

#486 of 17,605 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Covent Garden
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18 Wellington Street, London WC2E 7DD, England
+44 20 7240 4222
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Today
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Wed 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 01:30
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 15:30
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London
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited the restaurant on a Saturday with a friend for brunch. The restaurant is in a great location in covent garden. It has beautiful interiors that sets a warm atmosphere. The food was fantastic! Service was spot on and all the staff were very helpful. We both had one main and a few glasses of bubble each. Was very... More 

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Thank kt84
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent selection of breads and the post theatre menu had good variety of choice. The sea bass which was "catch of the day" was delicious. Lovely ambience and beautiful building and a good choice of available wine. Only criticism would be that the chocolate Carmel tart for desert although wonderful it was 1/2 a tart which had been cut in... More 

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Thank busbybee33
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Happened on this place after looking for somewhere to shelter from the rain. We were seated in the bar area as we didn't have a reservation, which was fine as we weren't looking for a formal meal. The high tables and decor made for a lovely setting for a bite to eat and drink. The food was very tasty, I... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't booked but managed to get the last free table. The service was excellent, the staff were really attentive but not too fussy. The food was excellent. Three people opted for the three course pre theatre menu and the rest of us ordered from the A La carte. All the food looked and tasted fantastic. We will definitely visit... More 

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Thank Jo R
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a meal here mid week before Christmas. Food and service was very good. Coeliacs well catered for. We ate from the pre-theatre menu and the fish and beef dishes were delicious - you need to order some extra veg though. Starters good but small portions. We had a drink in the cocktail bar downstairs before eating upstairs. Good atmosphere... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cocktails in the bar down stairs, food overall was very nice. We were a little confused as to why the pre theatre menu was not available even though we specifically asked via the phone only an hour or so before. However the choice on the a la carte was great and suited all tastes We would return certainly.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Christopher's has been around for a long time and upon recently visiting again it's easy to see why. It's perfectly located for pre or post theatre drinks and dinner. The service is efficient and polite. The set menu is very reasonably priced and the food is still very acceptable. Ambience is lovely too. Hope they stick around for another 25... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an early dinner with teenagers and this hit the mark. Really lovely cocktails (and mocktails), great service and extremely tasty food, even for the fussiest of kids. It's kind of pricey but that goes with the territory. We visited straight from shopping and felt welcome. Nice dining room.

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Thank Telgip
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good dinner with a friend at Christopher's. The room is very nice and has views over the Strand to the South Bank and Waterloo Bridge. The amazing staircase up to the restaurant is one of the best entrances to a restaurant in London. Nice starter of raw tuna with avocado - good bread selection. Excellent steak with fries, salad and... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before the theatre, we had a dinner reservation at Christopher's Grill. We started with cocktails on the first floor. The drink menu had several pages specifically for martinis and cocktails. My new favorite drink is on the Classic Martini page, a Vesper martini. 🍸 From Ian Fleming’s the James Bond Casino Royale. A large measure of Gin, Vodka and Lillet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 86
Cuisine
American, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 01:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 01:30
Saturday
17:00 - 01:30
11:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Wellington Street, London WC2E 7DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 4222

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Staying in Covent Garden

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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