Places to go in Covent Garden & Strand

Or, see what's on in Covent Garden & Strand.

  • Gibson's at The Yacht London

    British Restaurant

    Temple Pier, Victoria Embankment, Greater London, WC2R 2PN [map]

    Moored on the Thames close to the city's most famous landmarks, Gibson's at The Yacht London has earned its exclusive status as 'Mayfair of the river'.

  • Gordon's Wine Bar


    47 Villiers Street, Charing Cross, WC2N 6NE [map]

    Yelp 4 out of 5 Based on 250 reviews

    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.

  • Hungerford Bridge and Golden Jubilee Bridges


    Charing Cross / Southbank, WC2N 5DJ [map]

    Yelp 5 out of 5 Based on 7 reviews

    The Hungerford Bridge spans the Thames between Charing Cross and the Southbank.

  • India Club

    Indian Restaurant

    143 Strand, WC2R 1JA [map]

    Yelp 3 out of 5 Based on 21 reviews

    The charmingly eccentric India Club Restaurant has remained much the same since its opening in 1946.

  • The Intrepid Fox


    15 St. Giles High Street, Charing Cross, WC2H 8LQ [map]

    Yelp 3 out of 5 Based on 26 reviews

    The Intrepid Fox is a rock and heavy metal themed pub set over two floors.

  • Jamon Jamon

    Spanish Restaurant

    94-96 Charing Cross Road, Leicester Square, WC2H 0JW [map]

    Yelp 4 out of 5 Based on 2 reviews

    Bringing vibrant Spanish culture to the heart of London, Jamon Jamon serves up an array of tasty tapas.

  • J Sheekey

    Italian Restaurant

    28-32 St Martin's Court, Covent Garden, WC2N 4AL [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 475 reviews

    Originally a small oyster bar, the restaurant grew in size and reputation through the 50s and 60s.

  • King's College London


    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.

  • Ku Bar

    Gay Bar

    30 Lisle Street, Chinatown Soho, WC2H 7BA [map]

    Yelp 4 out of 5 Based on 29 reviews

    Ku Bar is one of the largest gay bars in London and only a short distance from Leicester Square.

  • La Giaconda

    European Restaurant

    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.

  • Lamb & Flag


    33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 9EB [map]

    Yelp 4 out of 5 Based on 56 reviews

    An historic pub in London's vibrant Covent Garden, Lamb & Flag was a favourite watering hole of Charles Dickens.

  • La Tasca

    Spanish Restaurant

    23-24 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, WC2E 7NP [map]

    Yelp 2 out of 5 Based on 20 reviews

    A fleet of authentic Spanish tapas restaurants established in 1993, La Tasca offers an award-winning range of sumptuous Mediterranean flavours.

  • Lima Floral

    Latin American Restaurant

    14 Garrick Street, WC2E 9BJ [map]

    The second London venture from the team behind Michelin-starred Peruvian restaurant, Lima, is set to open in Covent Garden this July.

  • London Coliseum


    London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, WC2N 4ES [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 67 reviews

    The London Coliseum is home to the English National Opera.

  • The London Film Museum: Covent Garden


    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 Shop

    Collectors Items

    London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, WC2E 7BB [map]

  • Lounge Bar - Strand Palace Hotel

    International Restaurant

    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.

  • Lupita

    Mexican Restaurant

    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.

  • Manbar

    Gay Bar

    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.

  • The Maple Leaf


    41 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, WC2E 7LJ [map]

    Yelp 3 out of 5 Based on 52 reviews

    The Maple Leaf is a pub with a Canadian theme to it.