Places to go in Covent Garden & Strand
Antiques and Collectors' Items
14 Cecil Court, London, WC2N 4HE [map]
Alice in Wonderland-inspired collectibles.
Sports Goods Shop
194 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JP [map]
You can buy nautical goods and shipping supplies at this unique central London yacht chandlers.
50 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9LJ [map]
Belgo is a chain of restaurants with a Belgian influence serving over 20 different brands of beer as well as mussels and chips with regular special offers.
44 The Piazza, Covent Garden, WC2E 8RF [map]
Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop was established in London's Hoxton back in 1856. The shop moved to Covent Garden in 1980 and today still sells the same paper toy theatres it always has. You can also find marionettes, glove puppets and other traditional toys with a theatrical theme.
51 Endell Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9AJ [map]
Blackout II has been trading in Covent Garden for nearly two decades, earning a reputation as one of the finest vintage clothing stores in London.
Earlham Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9HU [map]
The Cambridge Theatre opened in 1930 and features interior detail by the renowned designer Serge Chemayeff of Waring and Gillow.
Unit 30, Covent Garden Piazza, WC2E 8RA [map]
Treat yourself to a cupcake at Candy Cakes.
Zero Aldwych, WC2E 7DN [map]
Cellar Door is an intimate bar beneath the Aldwych in a space with live acts each evening along with DJ.
The Strand, WC2N 5HS [map]
Charing Cross Station is a major railway and underground station in London. The station is in central London and close to Embankment, Covent Garden and The Strand.
150 Strand, Charing Cross, WC2R 0RN [map]
Wide selection of merchandise inspired by the wonderful collection of artworks displayed in The Courtauld Gallery. Products range from fine jewellery to books and prints, postcards and stationery.
Somerset House, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 0RN [map]
The Courtauld Institute of Art is a world-renowned centre for the study of the history of art.
1 Long Acre, Covent Garden, WC2E 9BD [map]
The cult American burger joint now has a branch in London's Covent Garden.
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, WC2H 8JR [map]
Forbidden Planet is London’s largest science fiction shop. You'll find European, American and Japanese comics, action figures, DVDs, film and TV merchandise and collectables and many choice of books.
Historic Site / House
Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN [map]
The fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square is home to new public sculpture.
113-119 Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0EB [map]
Founded in 1903, London’s iconic bookshop is a bibliophile’s paradise with the UK’s largest range of books in 50 departments over 5 floors.
81-82 Long Acre,Covent Garden,London WC2E 9NG,UK, WC2E 9NG [map]
The Freemasons Arms is a lasting tribute to the founders of the Football Association. There's a display of Football Association memorabilia and the perfect set-up to enjoy televised football in the modern era.
47 Villiers Street, Charing Cross, WC2N 6NE [map]
Established in 1890, Gordon's Wine Bar is possibly the oldest wine bar in London. Still family run, signs of the bar's long history can be found everywhere, from the cellar and candlelit tables, to the aged wooden walls covered in memorabilia and old newspaper cuttings. The varied wine list includes sherry, port and Madeira.
Charing Cross / Southbank, WC2N 5DJ [map]
The Hungerford Bridge spans the Thames between Charing Cross and the Southbank.