Restaurants near Forbidden Planet  

 
 
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, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H 8JR
 
 
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Mon to Wed & Fri to Sat 10:00 - 19:00, Thu 10:00 - 20:00, Sun 12:00 - 18:00
 
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Kanada-Ya Ramen Bar
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
64 St Giles High Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | At Forbidden Planet
A small Japanese joint with 20 or so seats and limited choices but all of them almost done to perfection prompting Giles Coran to confess... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square - Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
166 - 170 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
Thai Square is a consistently reliable chain of Thai restaurants where the food tastes exactly how Thai food should: hot and sharp, as well as... More
 
 
 
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The Bowler
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
1 Monmouth Street, WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
A ballsy move from street food entrepreneur Jez Felwick, The Bowler puts meatballs on the main stage, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Set up with... More
 
 
 
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Freud
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
198 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
Open since the '80s, this industrial underground venue is still as popular as it ever was, for those who know how to find it that... More
 
 
 
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Pure, Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
151 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
With salads, wraps, soups and flatbreads made fresh on site every day, each of the Pure outlets provide the opportunity to enjoy a quick but... More
 
 
 
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Pix
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
63 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
Launched soon after the opening of the original Pix in Westbourne Grove this Spanish tapas restaurant in Neal Street serves a similar menu of... More
 
 
 
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Brasserie Max
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
Covent Garden Hotel, 10 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
The restaurant at the Firmdale's Covent Garden Hotel on Monmouth Street, Brasserie Max is a buzzy bar and restaurant popular for pre and post theatre... More
 
 
 
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Mon Plaisir
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
19 - 21 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
The red, white and blue Tricolore hanging over the awning of this traditional French restaurant tells you the patriotic nostalgic dining experience you can expect... More
 
 
 
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The Punjab Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
80 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
Indian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Wild Food Cafe
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
Neal's Yard Dining Room, 14 Neal's Yard, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
The Wild Food Café is a superb vegetarian restaurant offering an array of raw dishes, with daily changing options that include salads, sandwiches and main... More
 
 
 
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The Barbary
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
16 Neal's Yard, WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
What happens when you can't get a seat in one of London's most desirable restaurants? They open a new one, thankfully. The... More
 
 
 
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Homeslice, Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
13 Neal's Yard, Seven Dials, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
Pop up pizza place Homeslice now has a permanent home in Neal's Yard, Covent Garden as Kiwi chef... More
 
 
 
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Ippudo
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Central Saint Giles, Covent Garden, London W2CH | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
Across 120 restaurants in nine different countries, Ippudo was serving 40,000 bowls of ramen each day - and that was before they even opened this... More
 
 
 
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Native
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Neal's Yard, WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
Native co-founders Imogen Davis and Chef-Patron Ivan Tisdall-Downes met at university, trained at River Cottage and ran supper clubs before launching this Neals Yard... More
 
 
 
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26 Grains
London > Restaurants
1 Neal's Yard, Covent Garden, WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
Taking humble porridge to another level, 26 Grains in Neal's Yard is the brainchild of Alex Hely-Hutchinson, who has taken inspiration... More
 
 
 
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Monmouth Coffee House Company
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
27 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
Long before Starbucks, Costa, et al were peddling their wares on every street corner in London, Anita Le Roy had her foot on the English... More
 
 
 
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Da Mario
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
63 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
Italian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Rock & Sole Plaice
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
47 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
By far the best chippie in the West End, this Endell Street institution serves fresh fish, fat hand-cut chips and some fantastic vegetable samosas -... More
 
 
 
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Fernandez and Wells Denmark Street
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1-3 Denmark Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Journalist Rick Wells and ex-Monmouth manager Jorge Fernandez clearly enjoy the simple things in life and that's what you'll get when you go ... More
 
 
 
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Woo Jung
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
59 St. Giles High Street, Charing Cross, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
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Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
174 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
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Zizzi - West End St. Giles
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
8 Central St Giles Plaza, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Progreso
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Downstairs, Thomas Neal’s Centre, 35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Two London addresses, both ideal for a break from frantic shopping. Escape the hustle and bustle of Portobello Road, or the sea of fashion outlets... More
 
 
 
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Scoop
London > Restaurants > Ice Cream Parlour
40 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
If you've ever walked across the Piazza del Duomo in Milan you'll know that Italian 'gelato' is part of the culture. Here Matteo and his... More
 
 
 
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Dishoom Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
12 Upper St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Indian cuisine in London can be something of a mixed bag at times but when it comes to Dishoom , there's very... More
 
 
 
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Flesh and Buns
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
41 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
The second London opening from chef proprietor Ross Shonhan who brought us the ever-popular ramen restaurant Bone Daddies, Flesh and Buns is a laid back... More
 
 
 
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Earlham Street Clubhouse
London > Restaurants
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Imagine a American highway roadhouse - a jukebox, Cooney Island fairground lights and recycled tin advertisments - and you've got it. The 160-capacity, basement... More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron, Denmark Street
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
9 Denmark Street, WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Like the Beak Street original and Covent Garden location, this Denmark Street branch of Flat Iron boasts... More
 
 
 
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Mela
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
152 - 156 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Mela is an innovative, stylish restaurant with a wonderful kitchen, good prices and a reputation for poor service. On our visits the staff were friendly... More
 
 
 
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Bali Bali
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
150 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Pan-Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
 
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