Places to go in Covent Garden & Strand

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  • India Club

    Indian Restaurant

    143 Strand, WC2R 1JA [map]

    The charmingly eccentric India Club Restaurant has remained much the same since its opening in 1946. India Club is one of London’s best kept secrets. Authentic ‘home cooked’ South Indian cuisine at…

  • Ippudo

    Japanese Restaurant

    Central St Giles, Westminster, WC2H 8AG [map]

    The European debut of the chain of ramen bars that already has taken New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and Sydney by storm.

  • The Ivy Market Grill

    Steaks & Grills

    1 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 8PS [map]

    A relaxed alternative to sister venue, The Ivy, this all-day eatery is perfect for a quick coffee, breakfast, afternoon tea or more substantial fare.

  • Jamie's Italian - Covent Garden

    Italian Restaurant

    10 - 12 Upper St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, WC2H 9EF [map]

    A partnership between Jamie Oliver and his Italian mentor, chef Gennaro Contaldo, Jamie's Italian has won thousands of fans for its delicious and affordable food since launching their first…

  • Jamon Jamon

    Spanish Restaurant

    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. Incorporating ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world, Jamon Jamon serves up…

  • J Sheekey


    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. The modern J Sheekey's oyster bar, with its beautiful horseshoe shaped dining counter, has become…

  • 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]

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

  • La Ballerina

    Italian Restaurant

    7-8 Bow Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 7AH [map]

    Situated in the heart of London's theatre district in Covent Garden, La Ballerina restaurant in London serves up the authentic and aromatic tastes of Italy. Offering a range of pre-theatre set menus…

  • 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]

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

  • La Tasca

    Spanish Restaurant

    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. Sourcing ingredients from artisan suppliers dotted…

  • Les Deux Salons

    French Restaurant

    40-42 William IV Street, WC2N 4DD [map]

    Les Deux Salons offers two floors of all day brasserie dining

  • London Coliseum


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

    The London Coliseum is home to the English National Opera. Enjoy opera, classical, and ballet performances. The ENO actively support new work and talent. Book your tickets now.

  • 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.

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  • 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…

  • 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. Blending authentic Mexican delicacies and an…

  • MADD Hatter's Café

    Afternoon Tea

    Arts Theatre, 6 - 7 Great Newport Street, Greater London, WC2H 7JB [map]

    MADD Hatter's is a Soho café which brings the tea parties of Wonderland to life. The large selection of teas, coffees and hot chocolates is accompanied by cupcakes, brownies and macarons. Decked out…

  • 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.

  • Manchurian Legends

    Chinese Restaurant

    16 Lisle Street, Chinatown, WC2H 7BE [map]

    Manchurian Legends is Chinatown's only restaurant dedicated to creating the best in Dongbei (or North East) Chinese cuisine.