Created in 1977 and opening in bustling New York, Smith & Wollensky is the popular restaurant famous for its sumptuous steak and seafood dishes. In June 2015, a new restaurant opened in London inside the landmark Adelphi Building. With steaks dry-aged on site, as well as premium seafood made from locally sourced ingredients, Smith & Wollensky is the epitome of classy fine-dining, suitable for those looking for a filling meal before a trip to the theatre. The menu features a huge variety of meals, from shellfish to salads, steaks to lobster and a whole assortment of delicious sides.
Run with renowned American hospitality, expect a warm welcome, with staff ready to make your experience entirely memorable.
Call 020 7321 6007 for reservations and further information.
The Adelphi, 1-11 John Adam St, London WC2N 6HT
Gordon’s Wine Bar is the oldest wine bar in London and is a lovely cave of edible wonders! located in the heart of London near to Embankment and Charing Cross tube stations, Gordon’s serves world class wine and hearty food. Mains include hog roast, quarter chicken and array of salads. There are also plenty of cold options as well as a wide variety of cheeses. Gordon’s also has a seasonal outdoor grill that serves up steak sandwiches, burgers and pork loins.
Call 020 7930 1408 for reservations and further information.
47 Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NE
Salieri is named after the acclaimed Italian composer and considers itself “a perfect spot for pre or post theatre dining.” In terms of location this is most definitely the case; situated on the Strand, the restaurant is within walking distance to many major West Ends theatres, including the Adelphi. Salieri serves Italian and French inspired dishes and even provides its own specially designed pre-theatre menu in which hungry theatregoers can treat themselves to a starter and main course before a show. There is also a set menu that provides two courses for under £20 along with the main a la carte menu and extensive drinks list.
Call 020 7836 1318 for reservations and further details.
376 Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 0LQ
Bistro 1 is a small London-based chain of authentic Mediterranean restaurants serving affordable bistro style food. Starters include delights such as deep-fried brie, feta cheese salad with fresh tomato and basil and falafel with humus. Mains include fillets of fish, beef bourguignon, shish kebab and moussaka
. Desserts are similarly Mediterranean with offerings such as tiramisu, tarte tatin and lemon sorbet on the menu. On top of this there is plenty of Mediterranean wine to be drunk! Bellisimo!
The closest restaurant to the Adelphi Theatre is the Covent Garden branch, which serves a theatre meal deal including a 3-course dinner for only £10.90.
Call 020 7379 7585 for reservations and further information.
33 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7HE