Giovanni's  

 
 
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10 Goodwin's Court, Covent Garden, St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4LL
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Weekdays: 12noon-2.30pm and 5.30pm-11.30pm; Sat: 5.30pm-11.30pm; Sun: closed
 

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Some restaurants are supposed to be a secret. You find them, you tell your friends and you hope that no-one else finds out. Giovanni's is one of these restaurants. It's as Italian as restaurants come, serving up simple, authentic food, but it's real strength lies in the atmosphere. This is an intimate restaurant, richly lit, where you can sit with your date and be assured the waiters will make you feel comfortable and remember your name. If you don't believe us, just check out the photographs on the wall full of comments from Giovanni's famous clientèle. Enjoy this restaurant...just don't tell the world.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £199  21% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £143  27% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Giovanni's
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
 
 
 
Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  25% off
The Strand, WC2N | 4 minutes from Giovanni's
Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Garrick Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Giovanni's
This is the flagship store of Carluccio's, the decent Italian chain from the loveable TV chef, Antonio. Housed in a 19th century building, it comprises two ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
80 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Sartori
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
15-18 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Giovanni's
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Green Man & French Horn
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
54 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
The two men behind the highly successful Terroirs group, Ed Wilson and Oli Barker, have come to Covent Garden with the Green Man & French Horn, ... More
 
 
 
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Jamaica Patty Co
London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
26 New Row, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
JPC, or Jamaica Patty Co. to give this Covent Garden restaurant its full name, is the brainchild of Jamaica-born Theresa Roberts. Promising to transform preconceptions about ... More
 
 
 
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Benito's Hat
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
19 New Row, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
Following the success (read queues) of their first restaurant in Fitzrovia, Benito's Hat are springing up all over London bringing their unique brand of Mexican food ... More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Giovanni's, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 2 minutes from Giovanni's
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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Wilde Creatures
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th to 31st December 2017
Giovanni's, 404 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Giovanni's
A month after staging The Gruffalo's Child at the Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, the Olivier-nominated Tall Stories present a new musical adventure for audiences of all ages ...More
 
 
 
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The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 25th February 2018
Giovanni's, Catherine Street, WC2B | 6 minutes from Giovanni's
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Giovanni's
Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
 
 
 
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Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Giovanni's
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Giovanni's
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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National Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Giovanni's
The National Gallery dominates London's Trafalgar Square with its neo-classical columns and portico designed by William Wilkins adjoining the square on its east side where it ... More
 
 
 
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | 3 minutes from Giovanni's
The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for serious ... More
 
 
 
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Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
 
 
 
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Tenderproduct
London > Shopping > Art and Design
6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
Tenderproduct is the second tender venture by Etan Ilfeld, who previously founded the neighbouring Tenderpixel Gallery, an innovative space for emerging talent. Tenderproduct is a shop ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 4 minutes from Giovanni's
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 8 minutes from Giovanni's
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from Giovanni's
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Giovanni's
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Giovanni's
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Giovanni's
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Giovanni's
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Giovanni's
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
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Blind Spot
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martins Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
Set behind the facade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden hand-shaped handle is Blind Spot at ... More
 
 
 
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The Den St Martins Lane
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
An oak-panelled snug at St Martins Lane , The Den is the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea, curl up with ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Giovanni's
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Giovanni's
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Giovanni's
... More
 
 
 

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Ink
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Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his ...More

 
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Mischief Theatre return to their comedy roots with an improvised movie live on stage....More

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Baileys Treat Shop
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21 Slingsby Place 2 minutes walk from Giovanni's

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Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland
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Exhibitions | Until 4th February 2018 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Giovanni's

The National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision ...More

 
Drawn In Colour: Degas From The Burrell
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Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2018 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Giovanni's

Marking the centenary of the death of Degas, who died on 27th September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the ...More

 
Life, Death and Memory
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Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2018 

National Portrait Gallery 3 minutes walk from Giovanni's

Tracey Emin's 'Death Mask' has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery and can be seen as part of a ...More

 
Cezanne Portraits
Cezanne Portraits
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

National Portrait Gallery 3 minutes walk from Giovanni's

In a major new exhibition, The National Gallery brings together more than 50 Cézanne Portraits from collections across the world ...More

 

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