Boulevard Brasserie

Restaurants, French Covent Garden
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Boulevard Brasserie

Around the corner from Covent Garden’s main piazza is Boulevard Brasserie, a low-lit restaurant set across three levels and decorated in Parisian style – think chequered flooring and old, framed posters – to match the French cuisine on offer. Its proximity to the Royal Opera House and a number of theatres makes it a popular choice for pre-show dining.

The menu covers classics like moules marinières, boeuf bourguignon and duck confit as well as traditional British dishes such as fish and chips and roasted pork belly. As expected of a French brasserie the wine list is varied and can be ordered by the carafe.


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Boulevard Brasserie says
A classic French brasserie in the heart of Covent Garden's opera quarter.

Set just 50 yards back from the Piazza, Boulevard Brasserie is one of the area's iconic fixtures. Serving great food since 1991, this grande dame of brasseries is the perfect place to soak up Covent Garden's unique and vibrant atmosphere.

Set over three intimate floors, the décor reflects a true sense of Parisian style. Its continuing success and location ensures a bustling venue that attracts not just theatre-goers but also draws a diverse crowd of locals, tourists and business people. Whether you come to dine on your own, with colleagues, friends or loved ones, there is always a warm welcome for you.

Classic French and Mediterranean brasserie inspired cooking.

Boulevard Brasserie is all about carefully sourcing our products to produce good quality food. Think fresh and flavourful. Our team of chefs are devoted to bringing you great tasting classic French and French-Mediterranean dishes.

Our great-value-for-money wine list is extensive with an emphasis on regional French specialities and wines from other Mediterranean regions.

Boulevard Brasserie is perfectly located to enjoy an afternoon tea in Covent Garden.

Enjoy a choice of fine teas and coffees, accompanied by a selection of savouries, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve and an assortment of homemade miniature cakes and tarts.
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Venue name: Boulevard Brasserie
Address: 40 Wellington Street
Transport: Tube: Covent Garden tube
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Sarah G

A great find. I think I might have been years ago but somehow had forgotten about it. I went with my parents for a post theatre dinner last Saturday and it was lovely.

The restaurant is deceptive as it looks small from the street but is very roomy. It has a real french feel and typical french brasserie menu.

We all enjoyed what we ate and it is reasonably priced. In an area where there are lots of very uninspiring choices this is one to give a try!

Misha M.

Family bought this afternoon tea for us as last year's xmas present, we finally went there in this past October! We enjoyed the afternoon tea there, the service was excellent. You will get seated upstairs for the afternoon tea. The afternoon tea had 2 different types of scones, 4 different types of savory finger sandwiches, and 4 different types of pastries/desserts. You can ask for as many types of tea as you like, but there's only a 2 hr window for each set of guests. Not bad for a central London location.  

Jon D

I met my mother for lunch in Covent Garden who recommended eating at Boulevard. I had a lovely rib eye steak with a pepper sauce that I would quite happily eat again. My mother had a big bowl of Mussels. They smelt fantastic and none were left at the end. It was a Monday lunchtime so not overly busy in the restaurant that has a nice French feel about it. Service was good, food arrived in timely fashion and tasted great.

Kim K

Awful place - food was not cooked properly - my husband and I had terrible food poisoning after eating here - had no response or apology when I called to advise the brasserie - do not risk eating here! This review won't allow you to select one star!!

Trine Hvoslef-Eide

This cosy little restaurant has excellent food, good value and very, very nice waiters. Especially Advil (I think his name was; he is Algerian), he was much fun! He charmed us so much that we came back with our whole party of nearly 40 the next day. We had the cellar to ourselves and it was really nice.

Special Offers

50% off food

Get 50 % off your food only from a la carte menu. Min 2 courses per guests ( starter & main or main & dessert ). Excludes steaks. Maximum 6 diners.

Offer valid until Aug 31 2017

2 courses & a kir royale: £17.50

Get 2 course set menu (starter and main course) with a kir royale for £17.50. Offer applies to the set menu .

Offer valid until Aug 31 2017