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126 Drury Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2B 5SU, England
+44 20 7836 0101
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
126 Drury Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2B 5SU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We have booked Sarastro on Sunday night said our friends, you will love it......and we did. The place itself is Turkish quirk and the service is excellent. The food is average but the opera and classical music, not to mention the ambience is brilliant. Book...More

Thank Roy E
Reviewed 4 days ago

A very quirky, theatrical restaurant. I was there 10 years ago and had to come back. I have only had appetizers, but will definitely plan dinner there next time. Try and go on a night when they have opera.

Thank kathrath2
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a table in one of the balconies for five people. We loved the inside decor, and the live music was a nice touch. The food is overpriced and average compared to other Turkish restaurants, but I guess you don't come here because of...More

Thank Antonio M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here for my birthday, we are big fans of Turkish Food and try alot of places regularly. This restaurant appealed to us because of the cuisine and the restaurant itself with quirky. It has a theatre type theme and kind...More

Thank Dee D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, what a little gem this place is. 8 of us had a pre theatre meal. Lovely menu, fab service, great atmosphere. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Rumcat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked the restaurant to celebrate my daughters 18th birthday. Our reservation was for 7.15pm. We were seated promptly. We had the starters and main course all within an hour!! We felt very rushed and not really able to enjoy our food. The food was...More

Thank Holly G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked Sarastro in July and asked if we could sit on one of the balcony seats as it was for my partner’s birthday. When we got there the staff were super lovely, as I had read about it other reviews, and not only did...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic hidden gem, fabulous food, great entertainment, good service, thoroughly enjoyable evening !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my sister on a Saturday afternoon for lunch. Firstly the man at reception was very accommodating and changed the timing of my reservation for me as we were running late due to public transport. Once we had got there 25 mins after...More

Thank Peta P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On entering this restaurant you will be amazed, not your usual bistro! lovely atmosphere, good service, decent food, good cocktails. all spoilt by having a singer and drummer play and sing along to an 80s backing track, tacky, like being on a poor quality cruise...More

Thank mick054
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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23 July 2018|
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Response from VT01273 | Reviewed this property |
If you can get a box that sits 8, that’s lovely and private, we could hear ok
29 January 2018|
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Response from Yahya M | Reviewed this property |
Plz check goggle map as I went by tube and wasted my time and money 😡
Fay K
23 January 2018|
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Response from Sarastro L | Property representative |
yes we can cater for gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Drury Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2B 5SU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 0101
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Filled with opera luvvies, tourists and eccentric Londoners, Sarastro has earned itself an iconic reputation in London's West End for its opulent decor and flamboyant food. Part decorative stage set, part bric-a-brac store, the dining room at Sarastro - which is located in Drury Lane - features crushed velvet tablecloths, cosy booths and semi private opera booths seating on the theatrical mezzanine level overlooking the restaurant. This charismatic setting is a dining experience you won't forget, and the menu is Mediterranean. Classic dishes include pan seared scallops, rack of lamb and seafood linguini.
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