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Mon Plaisir †

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19 - 21 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9DD
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Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday: 12:00-14:00,18:00-23:00
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Under £35

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Mon PlaisirThe red, white and blue Tricolore hanging over the awning of this traditional French restaurant tells you the patriotic nostalgic dining experience you can expect at Mon Plasir. A long-time favourite of many Londoners it's especially popular with theatre goers thanks to its position in the heart of Covent Garden. At this Monmouth Street location since the 1940s - this petite place lays claim to being London's oldest French restaurant - it was taken over by present owner Alain Lhermitte in 1972. French onion soup, L'escargot in garlic butter and moules marinieres live up to the Tricolore promise of traditional French fare.

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £118† 37% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 1 minute from Mon Plaisir
Boutique haven in Covent Garden's vibrant Seven Dials village. Guests can enjoy stylish, comfortable rooms, smart TV and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Monmouth Kitchen ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £116† 25% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from Mon Plaisir
Elegant hotel in historic Bloomsbury offering comfortable, stylish rooms with cityscape views, and free high- speed W-iFi on unlimited devices. The exclusive 7th Floor gives extra ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £82† 27% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from Mon Plaisir
Welcoming hotel in historic Bloomsbury offering comfortable, stylish rooms with cityscape views and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Scoff and Banter serves a superb menu ... More
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L'Escargot
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
48 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Mon Plaisir
The name suggests a love for the most stereotypical Gallic dish, and the restaurant was in fact the first establishment in London to serve ... More
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Kettner's
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Mon Plaisir
This elegant Baroque building houses a French restaurant, champagne bar and a Soho House owned townhouse hotel with 33 rooms. Originally a grand hotel built in ... More
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Le Garrick
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
10 - 12 Garrick Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Mon Plaisir
Carafes of red wine, tender onglet steak, a cosy warren of candlelit tables and an expansive underground dining area make this typically French Theatreland brasserie the ... More
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Monmouth Coffee Company Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
27 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as Mon Plaisir
Long before Starbucks, Costa, et al were peddling their wares on every street corner in London, Anita Le Roy had her foot on the English coffee ... More
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Belgo Centraal
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
50 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Mon Plaisir
Set in a former warehouse in Covent Garden, Belgo Centraal is a cavernous 420-seat, 12,000 square foot restaurant in Covent Garden, famous for its mussels and ... More
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Brasserie Max
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
Covent Garden Hotel, 10 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Mon Plaisir
The restaurant at the Firmdale's Covent Garden Hotel on Monmouth Street, Brasserie Max is a buzzy bar and restaurant popular for pre and post theatre dining. ... More
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 8th February 2019 to 28th March 2020
Mon Plaisir, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from Mon Plaisir
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
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Touching The Void
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 9th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
Mon Plaisir, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 6 minutes from Mon Plaisir
The true story of two young climbers who get into trouble has already been told in a BAFTA-winning film and now it comes to the stage ...More
Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
Mon Plaisir, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 7 minutes from Mon Plaisir
Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show ...More
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St. Martin's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mon Plaisir
Designed as a companion theatre to the New Ambassador’s, which stands next to it, separated only by the narrow Tower Court, St Martin’s was completed in ... More
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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mon Plaisir
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
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Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Mon Plaisir
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mon Plaisir
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Mon Plaisir
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 3 minutes from Mon Plaisir
One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point has been used as a navigational tool since the 1960s. Lost in Soho's back streets, ... More
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Coco de Mer
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
23 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as Mon Plaisir
Is there really anyone out there who cares if their dildo is made from hand-carved jade, or their spanking paddle comes from naturally-felled environment friendly wood? ... More
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Unconditional+
London > Shopping > Clothing
16 Monmouth Street, Seven Dials, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as Mon Plaisir
Philip Stephens' Unconditional label - popular with celebrities like Brad Pitt, Gwen Stefani, Cameron Diaz and David Beckham - is now available at Unconditional+, the label's ... More
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Seven Dials
London > Shopping > Street or Area
Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as Mon Plaisir
The 'Seven Dials' refers to the layout of the cobbled streets in this scenic part of Covent Garden which includes Monmouth Street, Earlham Street and Mercer ... More
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 2 minutes from Mon Plaisir
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Mon Plaisir
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from Mon Plaisir
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Mon Plaisir
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mon Plaisir
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
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h Club London
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mon Plaisir
On the site of the old St Paul's Hospital in Covent Garden, hip private members' club h Club London has been designed specifically for the creative ... More
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mon Plaisir
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Mon Plaisir
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Mon Plaisir
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
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Alcotraz Penitentiary: Cell Block Six Eight
London > Nightlife > Bars
68a Neal Street, WC2H | 1 minute from Mon Plaisir
Doing time has become a popular way of spending your free time as the success of Alcotraz shows. Two years after the first behind-bars ... More
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Mon Plaisir
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Mon Plaisir
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Mon Plaisir
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Mon Plaisir
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Mon Plaisir
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More

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