Covent Garden

Covent Garden London United Kingdom

Covent Garden is one of the most interesting areas in London that has a magnificent mix of culture, arts, museums, food, drinks, shopping and even street performers. Consider dedicating the whole day to exploring Covent Garden and vicinities in London.

Covent Garden Market

Find it all – from hand-crafted soap to Chanel shop. The Covent Garden Market area is covered, and is a convenient place to attend during any weather. Some (or many) items will be overpriced, but some might be a really great deal. Even if you do not purchase anything, Covent Garden Market is one of those London places that is a reflection of London itself: different, versatile, preserving traditions, but constantly looking for new.

Royal Opera House

One of the best opera stages in the world, Royal Opera House is located in the heart of Covent Garden, right opposite the Covent Garden market. Royal Opera House has performances by Royal Opera and Royal Ballet all year round, including summer. Some of the best opera and ballet stars are performing at Royal Opera House in London. Tickets sell out fast, it is best to buy tickets online in advance. But if you feel like seeing an opera or ballet when already in London, try asking about tickets at the Royal Opera House ticket office, right at the entrance - they will do their best to accommodate your request. Learn more about the Royal Opera House.

Read about other theaters in Covent Garden area.


London Transport Museum is located right next to the entrance to Covent Garden Market, the famous British Museum is 10-minute walk away, National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery and London Film Museum are also within short walking distance.

Shopping in Covent Garden

In addition to shops at Covent Garden Market, explore St.Martin's Courtyard and Seven Dials shopping village. Dozens of fashion brands in the heart of London. Great shopping experience, mix of styles and trends, famous retailers and new fashion designers will not leave anyone indifferent.

Covent Garden restaurants

Lots of options to choose from. Some are located inside the Covent Garden Market, some are in St.Martin's Courtyard. See more options for dining in Covent Garden.

Useful Information

Sightseeing Tours: see Covent Garden during a double-decker tour in London.

London Theaters: see Covent Garden musicals and shows.