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Explore Covent Garden, Greater London

Top recommendations from locals

Art Gallery
“The National Portrait Gallery is an art gallery in London housing a collection of portraits of historically important and famous British people. It was the first portrait gallery in the world when it opened in 1856. (Wikipedia) Address: St. Martin's Pl, Charing Cross, London WC2H 0HE ”
  • 113 locals recommend
Opera House
“Beautiful historic theatre accessible to all. Everyone can visit despite the budget as they even have standing tickets, starting from £6. Located in the heart of Covent Garden”
  • 78 locals recommend
History Museum
“London's underground system is iconic and this museum is dedicated to it and many others. Kids in particular love this museum. Even as adults, its a fascinating look at the way we move around. If you can't make it to the museum, the gift shop has free entry and has some awesome gifts replicating iconic TfL posters, color schemes and so on. They also do 'lates' where the museum is adults only, with arts and crafts, music and a bar.”
  • 29 locals recommend
“Pop in for a strong tipple before steak dinner or make a night of it at the bar by picking from a selection of ‘disco drinks’ on the menu, in among the room’s Victorian cast-iron pillars.”
  • 20 locals recommend
“Large casino with slots and tables, plus big-screen sports and live entertainment. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
“The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, commonly known as Drury Lane is a West End theatre and Grade I listed building in Covent Garden. The building is the most recent in a line of four theatres which were built at the same location, the earliest of which dated back to 1663, making it the oldest theatre site in London still in use.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Opera House
“You can usually get tickets on the day (as it's such a big venue) for an opera that will be sung in English. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
“Great for both children and adults! Saw the Lion King here and it was amazing, elaborate costumes, talented actors and great music. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
English Restaurant
“The Ivy restaurant has been a firm fixture on London’s dining and social scene since its foundation in 1917. The Covent Garden restaurant and private room upstairs are the epitome of glamour – now more than ever after a triumphant redesign in 2015 by the acclaimed Martin Brudnizki Design Studio. With its shimmering central dining bar, signature harlequin stained-glass windows, oak panelling and striking contemporary art collection, the longevity of this most British restaurant is ensured. Renowned for its food, Executive Chef Gary Lee creates balanced seasonal lunch and dinner menus that place the Ivy classics alongside a contemporary global palette, incorporating more Asian dishes, salads a”
  • 16 locals recommend
“Awarded best London Comedy Club 2011-2015 & Best UK Club 2015 at the Chortle Awards and awarded at Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
“Eating and drinking has never felt more sumptuous than at The Savoy, where they continue to push the boundaries of the traditional British hotel dining experience. You’ll find drinks inspired by London postcodes (the Camden Rose Garden is every gin connoisseur’s dream) at The American Bar and the freshest oysters in London at Kaspar’s Seafood Bar & Grill, where you must order the liquid salted caramel for dessert – you’ll be fantasising about it for days later.”
  • 12 locals recommend
“A buzzing Unpretentious little restaurant, built around a shortlist of 10 White, 10 Red, Sparkling, Rose and sweet wine of which everything is available by the glass/ carafe/ bottle and purchased always in 10 Case orders. In years of trading not one bottle has been on the menu twice. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
“Great little gastro-pub, hidden away from the main street... dangerously close to being a local for me. Decent selection of beer, a solid wine list, great menu, and they to a pretty fantastic Sunday Roast.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Belgian Restaurant
“Staff in monk's robes serve mussels, frites and Belgian beers in huge space with vaulted ceilings.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“I love the fact this place offers a good vegetarian and gluten intolerant menu daily 12-11pm with a reasonable pricing. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“Curries, thalis and sweet snacks in colourful surrounds filled with dangling Rajasthani puppets.”
  • 7 locals recommend