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.



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