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Restaurants in Soho/Covent Garden

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Soho/Covent Garden restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Soho/Covent Garden restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Soho/Covent Garden to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Soho/Covent Garden restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Soho/Covent Garden.

  • Andrew Edmunds

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    This very well may be central London’s most romantic restaurant. A far cry from the sleek, über-designed spaces of most new spots, this is a good o... More
  • Baozi Inn

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A short stroll from Soho, Chinatown is home to this cozy Chairman Mao–themed noodle and dumpling house. Szechuan cuisine is served up hot and spicy... More
  • Belgo Centraal

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    In the heart of Covent Garden, waiters dressed as monks scurry around the cavernous basement dining hall of Belgo Centraal serving pots of mussels,... More
  • Busaba Eathai

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Hot on the heels of cheap-chic eatery Wagamama is another affordable (and decidedly better) Asian diner from the same owner: Alan “Hakkasan” Yau. T... More
  • Chowki

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Inspired by the belief that there is no such thing as an all-encompassing “Indian cuisine,” this casual Soho eatery serves an affordable, ever-chan... More
  • Cigala

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A bit of Spain in the heart of London, Cigala was inspired by the owner’s mother, who lived in Granada for 30 years. A passion for Spanish food and... More
  • Fino, London

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Hidden behind an unassuming door just off Charlotte Street in Fitzrovia, this subterranean sensation from acclaimed restaurateurs Sam and Eddie Har... More
  • Geales

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Originally opened in 1939, Geales is a traditional fish and chips restaurant (affectionately known as a “fish and chippy”) that uses ingredients fr... More
  • Glade at Sketch

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Upon entering Sketch, patrons feel as if they’ve fallen down the rabbit’s hole into a charmingly bizarre fantasyland of neon lights, quirky-borderi... More
  • Great Queen Street

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    From the creators of the famed London gastropub Anchor & Hope comes this eatery in Covent Garden. The no-frills interior includes red-hued walls an... More
  • Hix Oyster & Chop House

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Hix Oyster & Chop House sits not far from London’s historic meat market, Smithfield. Originally a sausage factory, the Islington restaurant feature... More
  • Ida

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Situated in Queens Park, this small Italian trattoria is known for its authentic hand-rolled pastas. The restaurant is run by husband-and-wife team... More
  • Inn 1888 East

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The traditional pub concept meets Thai at this Covent Garden spot. Formerly Devonshire Arms, the pub maintains some of its roots with British fare ... More
  • Jade Garden

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Although the decor is nothing to write home about, the extensive selection of dim sum, accompanied by never-ending pots of jasmine tea, keeps the d... More
  • Passione

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