Volta Do Mar is a Portuguese restaurant near the Aldwych that might lack the kind of atmosphere that makes we want to treat it as a destination, but is otherwise a fine spot for sharing a few small plates like their grilled octopus and black eyed pea salad before heading to the theatre. Those small plates are generally lighter and fresher than the large portions of iberico pork vinhalho or the slightly unsatisfying piri piri chicken, but whatever you get, make sure it’s served with a portion of their excellent arroz verde.
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Compared to other ramen restaurants, Ippudo in Covent Garden has the advantage of a cool-looking dining room, a bigger menu, and more room for groups.
Come to Meat Market for filthy burgers and beers in a chilled environment in Covent Garden.
The Delaunay is the restaurant you want to be in when you just want to feel good. Sit in the amazing dining room or hit the cafe for a quick one.
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Casa do Frango
Casa Do Frango is a piri piri chicken spot in Southwark that also serves cocktails for when you want your mid-week chicken-fest to get a bit boozy.
The Kitchens At Old Spitalfields Market
The kitchens at Old Spitalfields Market have all sorts of excellent restaurants and stalls, providing options to sit at the bar or to take away.
Nando's Covent Garden
You can't do London without doing Nando's. There’s something about the spicy chicken written in the Magna Carta somewhere. Probably.
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