5 outdoor dining terraces to rediscover from 12 April - Leicester Square
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5 outdoor dining terraces to rediscover from 12 April

Get ready to refuel on fresh air and fine food this summer in Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus, London’s home of entertainment.

12/04/2021 - 30/06/2021

at Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus, London.

Looking for ace places to eat al fresco this summer?


April 12 is the hallmark we’ve all been waiting for. Outdoor dining, recreation and entertainment is on track to resume to kick-start summer 2021.

For those looking for a ways to celebrate the reopening of the West End with your loved ones, here’s our quick guide to the reopening restaurants that’ll be offering the all-important outside dining spaces in Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus.

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Fanny McGee’s fabulous Mr Fogg’s Tavern: 12 April


Expect no nonsense tipples and a jolly good knees up at Mr Fogg’s traditional Victorian-themed tavern in the heart of theatre land.

Its sun-trap outside dining space will reopen from 12th April for punches, beers and Champagnes galore, before Fanny McGee opens her doors to the rest of the Tavern in May!

Better book your table while you can as this is a well-known spot only seconds away from Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square, London’s home of entertainment.

Fret not, if you can’t wait until then, dearest companions, you can enjoy their marvellous selection of award-winning libations from the comfort of your home, with Mr Fogg’s Airmail Cocktails. Order yours straight to your door today.

Book your outside table online here. Or, call or email using the following details:

T: +44 (0)20 7581 3992

E: tavern@mr-foggs.com

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Radisson Blu Edwardian’s luxurious Leicester Square Kitchen: 13 April


Part of The Kitchens restaurant group, Leicester Square Kitchen is by far one of the most popular shared dining experiences you’ll come-by.

Located in the heart of Leicester Square, only seconds away from the incredible Scenes in the Square interactive film trail, this little gem will be reopening its outside dining terrace from 13th April, before reopening its inside restaurant from 17th May.

Offering a selection of contemporary Mexican and Peruvian dishes and signature cocktails guaranteed to make your mouth-water, get ready to rediscover this intimate outdoor heated terrace this summer.

Book your outside table online here. Or, call or email using the following details:

T: +44 (0)20 7666 0902

E: reservations@leicestersquarekitchen.co.uk

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Kingly Street’s cracking Cahoots: 12 April


Spiffing news! The outdoor seating area in the Ticket Hall will be reopening from 12th April for black market cocktails, before The Captain fully opens the doors to the Cahoots Station on 17th May.

Expect glorious nibbles and beverages to suit everyones taste buds, surrounded by the gentle hum of Carnaby Street as it spring into action this summer.

Until then, you can enjoy each Scoundrels’ tipples from your home with Cahoots’ Emergency Cocktail Ration Pack kits. A tip-top treat for you or a friend, order yours straight to your door today.

Book your outside dining table online here. Or, call or email using the following details:

T: +44 (0)20 7352 6200

E: highspirits@cahoots-london.com

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Rooftop terrace at Hippodrome Casino: 17 May


 The Hippodrome Casino‘s all-new heated outdoor terrace is getting ready to welcome back guests from 17th May.

Spanning 3 floors of this historic gem only seconds away from Leicester Square, it’ll be open til 11pm every night.

Plus, don’t miss the incredible entertainment that’ll be restarting in the Hippodrome’s theatre. Magic Mike Live London will be returning to the stage this May. Learn more about this here.

What’s more, tucked away at the top of the Casino, the Heliot Steak House is a must-visit for those looking to spoil loved ones silly. Rated as Bookatable’s Best London Steak House in 2018, dine in dreamy surrounds over-looking the casino floor below.

Book your table online here. Or, call or email using the following details:

T: +44 (0)20 7769 8844

E: reservationist@hippodromecasino.com

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Incredible Indian cuisine at Farzi London


Serving cutting edge, avant-garde Indian cuisine with a twist, get ready to rediscover Farzi London as they’ll be reopening the inside restaurant and outside dining space from 17th May 2021.

Prepare to make your taste buds dance with delight with dishes such as a cheeky Chicken Tikka Masala, Madras Pepper Prawns, or a flavourful pot of rose-perfumed Jhol Masala Chicken Biryani. What’s more, the intimate outdoor dining space offers you the chance to dine al fresco in the heart of London’s iconic Haymarket.

Book your table online here. Or, call or email using the following details:

T: +44 (0)20 3981 0090

E: restaurant@farzilondon.com

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Plus, why not rediscover Scenes in the Square?


Immerse yourself in the world of film with the Scenes in the Square interactive film trail.

Hop onto your brooms to discover Harry Potter. Scour the buildings to find DC’s Super Heroes Batman and Wonder Woman. Budge up on a bench next to Paddington and Mr Bean. Burst into song with musical stars Mary Poppins and Gene Kelly. Or, career into comedy capers with comedy duo Laurel and Hardy, or the brilliant Bugs Bunny.

Whatever you decide, tune-in to the ultimate soundtrack to your journey with the audio walking tour. Narrated by TV’s Alex Zane and specially designed with social distancing in mind, it’s the perfect accompaniment to your tour of Leicester Square. Packed with movie clips, trivia, humour and interviews with stars including Paddington’s Hugh Bonneville and Gene Kelly’s wife and biographer Patricia Ward Kelly, the tour is available on all podcast platforms.

Learn more about Scenes in the Square and the audio walking tour.

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