Places to go in Covent Garden & Strand
Charing Cross / Southbank, WC2N 5DJ [map]
The Hungerford Bridge spans the Thames between Charing Cross and the Southbank.
143 Strand, WC2R 1JA [map]
The charmingly eccentric India Club Restaurant has remained much the same since its opening in 1946.
15 St. Giles High Street, Charing Cross, WC2H 8LQ [map]
The Intrepid Fox is a rock and heavy metal themed pub set over two floors.
94-96 Charing Cross Road, Leicester Square, WC2H 0JW [map]
Bringing vibrant Spanish culture to the heart of London, Jamon Jamon serves up an array of tasty tapas.
28-32 St Martin's Court, Covent Garden, WC2N 4AL [map]
Originally a small oyster bar, the restaurant grew in size and reputation through the 50s and 60s.
158-168 Strand, Charing Cross, WC2R 2LS [map]
King's College London is one of England’s oldest and most prestigious universities, with nearly 23,000 students.
30 Lisle Street, Chinatown Soho, WC2H 7BA [map]
Ku Bar is one of the largest gay bars in London and only a short distance from Leicester Square.
9 Denmark Street, Charing Cross, WC2H 8LS [map]
An all day café-cum-wine-bar at the front and an elegant dining room to the rear.
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 9EB [map]
An historic pub in London's vibrant Covent Garden, Lamb & Flag was a favourite watering hole of Charles Dickens.
23-24 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, WC2E 7NP [map]
A fleet of authentic Spanish tapas restaurants established in 1993, La Tasca offers an award-winning range of sumptuous Mediterranean flavours.
London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, WC2N 4ES [map]
The London Coliseum is home to the English National Opera.
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 7BN [map]
The London Film Museum Covent Garden is dedicated to the Bond in Motion Exhibition.
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, WC2E 7BB [map]
Strand Palace Hotel, 372 Strand, Greater London, WC2R 0JJ [map]
Located off the main lobby, the spacious and contemporary Lounge Bar is an ideal place to conduct a discrete meeting or host a friendly get-together within the welcoming surroundings of the Strand Palace Hotel, where modern British hospitality can be enjoyed at any time of the day.
13-15 Villiers Street, Strand, WC2N 6ND [map]
Inspired by a modest charcoal grill which drew crowds from all over Mexico City, Lupita is the London manifestation of this 'charcoal taco' haven.
79 Charing Cross Road, Leicester Square, WC2H 0NE [map]
Manbar is a gay bar playing mainstream, commercial dance with London's best DJs doing residencies. Artworks by renowned artist Mikesbliss adorn the walls of the three-floor venue, and there's a free cloakroom and wifi.
41 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, WC2E 7LJ [map]
The Maple Leaf is a pub with a Canadian theme to it.
336-337 The Strand, Greater London, WC2R 1HA [map]
Set in the 5-star ME London hotel on the bustling Strand, Marconi Lounge offers a creative spin on classic afternoon tea.
8 James Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 8BH [map]
Maxwell’s Bar Grill is a vibrant and buzzy restaurant bar in the heart of Covent Garden.
The Deck, Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 8BE [map]
The third venture from the people behind cult burger van the MEATWagon, MEATMarket is a cafe and takeaway that offers a mouthwatering selection of burgers, fries and milkshakes.