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London - Pre Theatre and Celebratory Meal

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#1 christm

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Posted 11 September 2013 - 06:39 AM

Hi everyone, 


Looking for some advice.  I am graduating this weekend (mature student!) in London.

I wasn't sure of the plans for this weekend but it turns out myself and 4 others will be going to London for the weekend.

Myself and my wife are big foodies who don't really mind spending a reasonable budget on it but the 3 others are a bit more frugal :-)


We need to find 2 places at short notice.

1.  A pre theatre place on the Friday.  My graduation is on the Friday and we should be back in the heart of London for 6pm - going to see a show at Drury Lane at 7.30 so need somewhere for a quick bite in between but somewhere we won't feel too silly all dressed up.


2.  A place for a celebratory meal on the Saturday night.


Any thoughts?


Happy to try most cuisines - previous trips to London have enjoyed visits to Locanda Locatelli, Bar Boulud, Maze Grill, Pattersons (now closed I hear) as well as quick bites in places like Mooli's (also closed I think).





#2 thampik

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Posted 11 September 2013 - 08:03 AM

You could try Opera Tavern - it does lovely tapas and is pretty well located for a pre-theatre meal. 

#3 Denadar

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Posted 11 September 2013 - 10:15 AM

Sofra is quite near http://www.sofra.co....oventgarden.htm and if you like Turkish mezze it would be good for you and your friends to share.

#4 patrickamory

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Posted 11 September 2013 - 09:30 PM

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 10:02 AM

Brasserie Zedel for either occasions.