Whitcomb’s | Pre-theatre Restaurants London – The Londoner
Steak tartare dish and Negroni served in Whitcomb's restaurant at The Londoner

Theatre Dining

Catching a show in the West End? Start your theatre night with a Mediterranean pre-theatre restaurant experience in Leicester Square. Whitcomb’s is perfectly located in the heart of Theatreland, just a few minutes’ walk from all of London’s most iconic theatres. Our French restaurant is close to Covent Garden, home to Cambridge Theatre and London Coliseum, a stone's throw away from Shaftesbury Avenue, where you'll find several theatres including Gielgud Theatre, Lyric Theatre and Apollo Theatre, as well as all the royal playhouses. Welcome to our restaurant near Duke of York’s Theatre, Sondheim Theatre and Palace Theatre, to name but a few. 

Dining table with seafood bowls and a meet plate at The Londoner


With a two-course theatre menu at £34, Whitcomb’s is the perfect place for a pre-theatre restaurant in London. 

Queen's Theatre at Night with full of crowded streets near The Londoner

Nearby Theatres

If you're planning a night out at the theatre, we have calculated the walking distances from Whitcomb’s to every playhouse in the West End. Experience iconic shows such as Lion King, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera, Matilda, and The Mousetrap, one of the world's longest running plays.

Prince of Wales Theatre
Coventry Street, W1D 6AS
Top Pick: The Book of Mormon
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The Harold Pinter Theatre
Panton Street, SW1Y 4DN
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Garrick Theatre
2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0HH
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His Majesty’s Theatre
Haymarket, St. James's, SW1Y 4QL
Top Pick: The Phantom of the Opera
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Wyndham’s Theatre
Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0DA
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London Coliseum
St Martin's Lane, WC2N 4ES
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Theatre Royal Haymarket
18 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HT 
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Duke of York’s Theatre
St Martin's Lane, WC2N 4BG
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Criterion Theatre
218-223 Piccadilly, St. James's, W1J 9HR
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Sondheim Theatre
51 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 6BA 
Top Pick: Les Misérables
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St. Martin’s Theatre
West Street, WC2H 9NZ
Top Pick: The Mousetrap
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Palace Theatre
113 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 5AY
Top Pick: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 
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Piccadilly Theatre
16 Denman Street, W1D 7DY
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Trafalgar Theatre
14 Whitehall, SW1A 2DY
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Noël Coward Theatre
85-88 St Martin's Lane, WC2N 4AP 
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Apollo Theatre
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 7EZ
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Arts Theatre
6-7 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JB
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Lyric Theatre
29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 7ES
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Gielgud Theatre
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 6AR
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Ambassador’s Theatre
West Street, WC2H 9ND
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Cambridge Theatre
Earlham Street, WC2H 9HU
Top Pick: Matilda
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Prince Edward Theatre
Old Compton Street, W1D 4HS
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Adelphi Theatre
Strand, WC2R 0NS 
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Phoenix Theatre 
Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0JP
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Vaudeville Theatre
404 Strand, WC2R 0NH
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Playhouse Theatre
Northumberland Avenue, WC2N 5DE
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Savoy Theatre
Savoy Court, Strand, WC2R 0ET
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Shaftesbury Theatre
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8DP
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4 Soho Place, Charing Cross Road, W1D 3BG
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Lyceum Theatre
21 Wellington Street, WC2E 7RQ
Top Pick: The Lion King
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Novello Theatre
Aldwych, WC2B 4LD
Top Pick: Mamma Mia!
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Catherine Street, WC2B 5JF
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Fortune Theatre
Russell Street, WC2B 5HH
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Gillian Lynne Theatre
166 Drury Lane, WC2B 5PW
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Dominion Theatre
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 7AQ
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Duchess Theatre
3-5 Catherine Street, WC2B 5LA
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Aldwych Theatre
49 Aldwych, WC2B 4DF
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The London Palladium
8 Argyll Street, W1F 7TF
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