Soho, Fitztrovia, Covent Garden

J Sheekey

J Sheekey

Often seen as both the theatregoers and the actors' port of call post-theatre, Sheekeys is a London institution. Best known for its seafood, including an incredible fish pie. A must-visit for every Londoner.

Restaurant details

Address: 28-34 St. Martin's Court, London WC2N 4AL

Telephone number: 020 7240 2565

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• 1 AA Rosette

Nearest station: Leicester Square

Nearest Station: Leicester Square

Opening times: Monday to Saturday 12 noon - 3.00pm and 5.30pm - 12 midnight; Sunday 12 noon - 3.30pm and 6.00 - 11.00pm

  • Bar area
  • Theatre menu


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Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Nicholas Lander FT Estimated score
Reviewed by February 15, 2013
"..what makes this potentially challenging process (of Sheekey's small kitchen) considerably easier is that both the restaurant and oyster bar menus are models of design clarity." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 7
Kang Leung London Eater Estimated score
Reviewed on March 08, 2010
"In the end, I cannot say that I would celebrate every special occasion at J Sheekey, but on evidence, this is a place I would pay serious attention to, and quite possibly visit again and give their seafood a closer look." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
John Gough View London
Reviewed on January 09, 2008
"The West End’s most famous fish restaurant dishes up seafood that’s as comforting as its club-like surroundings and friendly atmosphere." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Toby Young Evening Standard
Reviewed on October 25, 2002
"Perhaps the most delightful thing about Sheekey's is the people-watching opportunities. It bills itself as a theatre restaurant, but the show at Sheekey's is often better than the one you've just seen." READ REVIEW

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