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Amphitheatre Restaurant

#4,996 of 17,567 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Covent Garden
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Covent Garden | 45 Floral Street, London WC2E 9DD, England
+44 20 7212 9254
10:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you cannot get a reservation at the Paul Hamlyn Balconies restaurant, you should not be tempted here as it is a very poor alternative.The design, effectively a mirror lined dance studio, is very unpleasant and the harsh lighting makes it worse. The staff confused our order which with time constraints was annoying, but we did not complain! The adjacent... More 

Thank tony r
New York City, New York
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226 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I very much enjoy our dinners here. The food is nice, the staff always helpful and friendly, and the environment very upbeat!

Thank stewater
Nijmegen, Netherlands
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49 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

When I got a ticket to La Filles mal gardee I thought I would treat myself and do the full experience, and booked a table for before the ballet. I chose this restaurant as I liked the menu. Me, a planner, also liked that I received an email asking if I would preorder my meal before my stay, so I... More 

Thank IngeK73
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Don't eat here if you are hungry I had fish pie which was dry Apart from that all food was good quality The smallest dessert I've ever seen Probably give it a miss next time Excellent service P

Thank Jacqueline D
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We're not sure why this restaurant has attracted some recent negative reviews. We've been using it each time we visit the Opera House and have never had any complaints. The setting and decor makes it preferable to the more expensive Balcony restaurant and the Crush Room is like dining in a corridor. In our experience the service has always been... More 

1 Thank Pestria
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320 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We didn't like our meal at the Amphitheatre Restaurant last time. I don't know if they've changed chefs but this time we loved it! We both had a wonderful dressed crab starter - as good as in any famour fish restaurant. We then both had the lobster risotto which again could not be bettered. I had creme brulle as my... More 

1 Thank Feff35
San Francisco
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Decided to make our visit to the ROH extra special by enjoying dinner in the Amphitheatre Restaurant. The service was good and the food was good but slightly overpriced at £35. Food well presented. Disappointed the bread/cheese course was extremely dry. Fish and chips excellent. Black lentil vegetarian choice flavoursome. Beware the offer of water...the bottles are in situ on... More 

Thank hill04
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This Restaurant does not warrant the 4 stars it gets on Trip Advisor! Had the 3 courses for £35 Dinner Menu; which also has supplements and charges £4 for side dishes; The food was not up to much at all ! You pre-order your meal if you are seeing the Opera or Ballet, and you have your table all evening,... More 

Thank gourmandise
Chichester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We were alway slightly apprehensive having to order a meal 3 days prior to our visit, however, this seemed to be the norm (we later found out this is not always the case). On arrival, the waiters were friendly enough but with an air of indifference. The whole experience was one of a fast food restaurant with a high price... More 

1 Thank wink49
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Booked this restaurant as wanted to make trip with my 80 y.o. mother as stressfree as possible, and was delightful. Very light courses, but perfect as we had a different restaurant booked for evening. Waiter very attentive. Would definitely do again as provides a relatively calm oasis in the scrum that is interval service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$38
European, British, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Covent Garden | 45 Floral Street, London WC2E 9DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7212 9254

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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