Covent Garden

Known for

Covent Garden National Gallery
Covent Garden Royal Opera House
Covent Garden Seven Dials


Covent Garden is ideal to wander around, and you will never feel lonely with its street musicians, magicians and buzzing atmosphere. Browse some handcraft stalls, visit the tiny and lovely shops, or find new and exciting places to eat.



Why we love Covent Garden

Dishoom bottomless brunch

A taste of London’s bottomless brunches

One of the latest trends to hit London is the bottomless brunch. To note, this isn’t about unlimited food. Taking daytime drinking to the limit, bars and restaurants have been offering Nando’s-style bottomless drinks. Here’s our guide to London’s brunches.

Secret Covent Garden

Secret Covent Garden

How do you get away from the tourists in one of London’s busiest areas? We have put together a guide to the secrets of this enthralling part of the West End.


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Food and drink
Food and drink

Many of London’s glitziest restaurants call this part of the West End home, with everything from fine dining to quick eats on offer around Seven Dials:





Queen's house Greenwich
Culture and events

The area is magical on Christmas eve with its enormous tree, while crowds watch street shows and drink mulled wine. In summer Covent Garden turns into a magnetic place with its welcoming atmosphere:





Greenwich Market Food Stall

When in London… you can’t avoid the shopping. It’s just irresistible, with the famous fruit market serving tourists, but also many small and independent venues in the area away from the main sites:

  • Seven dials
  • Covent Garden
  • Long Acre






Days out

We’re going to be honest: there’s too much to do in this part of London. We’ve tried to get round it all and we simply can’t. Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, Leicester Square, they have it all:





Best things about this area