Pre theatre and celebration meal - London
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.
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).
You'll find lots of pre-theatre menus near Drury Lane, which will offer good value and quick food. There are loads of places around - it depends what you want! Otherwise, Wahaca is near by if you like Mexican food, but you can't book so there can be a queue. In Covent Garden, Homeslice Pizza does quick, good value slices of pizza.
What sort of budget are you thinking for the Saturday and any thoughts on an area?