Covent Garden Guide

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Covent Garden Neighbours and Area Guide

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Covent Garden is in the borough of City of Westminster, Camden, click the links to see other regions.
Arguably, Covent Garden is one of the most famous areas in London, lying in Central London and straddling the City of Westminster and the London Borough of Camden. Covent Garden’s popularity is fuelled by its central location bordering the districts of Soho, Bloomsbury and Holborn.

The always-bustling Covent Garden is probably best known for being the centre of Theatreland, and has been a popular entertainment district since the 18th century, when the first Royal Opera House opened. The pedestrianised square is pure tourist hell, with performance artists and mimes somehow managing to find a space to perch amongst the hoards of people, especially at weekends. You’ll find high street shopping on Long Acre while Floral Street offers slightly trendier brands; the quaint Neal’s Yard is also here with complimentary medicines and a vegetarian restaurant. There is a multitude of restaurants, bars and pubs to cater for theatregoers and visitors, which much like the shops, can range from run of the mill chains to quality eateries. Overall you’re more likely to encounter camera-wielding groups of foreign students here rather than a Londoner on his/her day off.

Nightlife, Bars & Clubs

Bars & Clubs in Covent Garden
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Restaurants

Restaurants in Covent Garden
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What's On in the area

Nov
8
Wed
North: Fashioning Identity

Location: Somerset House, Strand, London
Nov
7
Tue
VIA Arts Prize Exhibition at Embassy of Brasil
Embassy of Brasil, 14 -16 Cockspur Street, London
Nov
23
Thu
Tom Stade @ Leicester Square Theatre, 24 Nov
Leicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester Place, London,

Nov
23
Thu
Tom Stade @ Leicester Square Theatre, 25 Nov
Leicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester Place, London,
Nov
23
Thu
Tom Stade @ Leicester Square Theatre
Leicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester Place, London,

Nov
23
Thu
St Martin's Courtyard Shopping Evening
St Martin's Courtyard, 3 Slingsby Place, London
Nov
20
Mon
Roads Paved With Silver Walking Tour (new)
Bright Orange Holborn Station Kiosk

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Our local trusted reviews...

[Restaurant]
PF Chang's Asian Table
8/10
[Nightlife]
Blind Spot
6/10
[Restaurant]
Temakinho
8/10
[Shopping & Retail]
Cutter & Squidge
7/10

Experiences in the area...


The best places near here...

Cafe Pacifico
Best for...
  • The best Mexican food in the capital
  • Bars which serve London's biggest drinks

Food For Thought
Best for...
  • Great restaurants for Vegetarians
  • Top restaurants where you can bring your own booze


The Ivy
Best for...
  • Restaurants where you're likely to spot celebrities

Joe Allen
Best for...
  • Restaurants that serve a great brunch



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Local Shops

Clothes & Fashion [254 businesses listed]


Food & Drink [202 businesses listed]


Health & Beauty [163 businesses listed]


Home & Garden [20 businesses listed]


Shops & Amenities [260 businesses listed]


Taxis & Transport [4 businesses listed]


Shopping Streets

Agar Street [1 shop]
Aldwych [4 shops]
Bedford Street [28 shops]
Bedfordbury [3 shops]
Betterton Street [5 shops]
Bow Street [5 shops]
Catherine Street [2 shops]
Cecil Court [11 shops]
Central London [1 shop]
Chandos Place [5 shops]
Charing Cross Road [21 shops]
Covent Garden [48 shops]
Covent Garden Piazza [1 shop]
Coventry Street [1 shop]
Cranbourn Street [2 shops]
Denmark Street [9 shops]
Devereux Court [1 shop]
Drury Lane [14 shops]
Drury Lane, 1st floor [1 shop]
Dryden Street [2 shops]
Earlham Street [44 shops]
Endell Street [32 shops]
Essex Street [3 shops]
Exeter Street [2 shops]
Floral Street [24 shops]
Garrick Street [10 shops]
Goodwins Court [1 shop]
Grape Street [1 shop]
Great Queen Street [6 shops]
Henrietta Street [18 shops]
Irving Street [3 shops]
James Street [23 shops]
Kean Street [1 shop]
King Street [29 shops]
Lancaster Place [5 shops]
Langley Court [5 shops]
Langley Street [4 shops]
Lisle Street [1 shop]
Litchfield Street [1 shop]
Long Acre [84 shops]
Macklin Street [2 shops]
Maiden Lane [7 shops]
Mercer Street [8 shops]
Monmouth Street [56 shops]
Neal Street [78 shops]
Neal's Yard [15 shops]
Neals Yard [1 shop]
New Row [10 shops]
Newport Court [3 shops]
Newport Place [2 shops]
Nottingham Court [3 shops]
Odhams Walk [2 shops]
Rose Street [4 shops]
Russell Street [3 shops]
Savoy Court [1 shop]
Shaftesbury Avenue [14 shops]
Shelton Street [24 shops]
Shorts Gardens [33 shops]
Slingsby Place [14 shops]
Southampton Street [9 shops]
St. Giles High Street [3 shops]
St. Martin's Lane [9 shops]
St. Martin's Place [2 shops]
St. Martin's Street [1 shop]
Strand [49 shops]
Tavistock Street [14 shops]
Temple Place [2 shops]
The Market [3 shops]
The Piazza [28 shops]
Tower Street [6 shops]
Trafalgar Square [4 shops]
Upper St. Martin's Lane [5 shops]
Upper St. Martins Lane [2 shops]
Victoria Embankment [2 shops]
Wellington Street [13 shops]
West Street [2 shops]
Whitcomb Street [1 shop]
William Iv Street [4 shops]
York Road [1 shop]



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