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28 St Martin's Courtyard, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9AB
 
 
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8am-11pm Mon-Fri, 9am-11pm Sat, 9am-10.30pm Sun
 

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Bill'sCombining an old-fashioned grocer with an appealing delicatessen and an informal café serving a British and Mediterranean-influenced menu, the first London outlet of Bill's boasts a plum spot in the new St Martin's Courtyard development in Covent Garden. The flagship Bill's all-day café and deli opened in Lewes back in 2001 and outlets have followed in Brighton and Reading since. It's a great addition to this extremely central location - whether you're after an early breakfast, a lazy late brunch, a quick lunch, an afternoon coffee or a more substantial pre- or post-theatre dinner (there's a fully licensed bar, to boot). Service goes over two floors, joined by an imposing steel staircase. The walls are adorned with shelves stacked with produce; bunches of chillies hang from above; appealing menus are propped up all over the place on blackboards; staff are down-to-earth and attentive. Breakfast is served till noon, but the choice is so huge you're bound to find something that appeals if you arrive any later. Definitely worth a pit-stop if you find yourself at a loose end in the West End.

 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £137  24% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 2 minutes from Bill's
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
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45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Bill's
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Leicester Square, WC2H | 5 minutes from Bill'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
 
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, Covent Garden
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
14-18 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Bill's
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Neal's Yard Dairy Covent Garden
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
17 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Bill's
Cheese-enthusiasts will love this specialist shop in Covent Garden’s thriving, colourful Neal’s Yard. Sourced direct from small, independent farms, most of the cheese here is unpasteurised ... More
 
 
 
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Pan de Vie
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5 New Row, WC2N | 2 minutes from Bill'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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St Martin's Courtyard
London > Shopping > Street or Area
Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Bill's
Unveiled in autumn 2010, the plush St Martin's Courtyard shopping enclave has given retail in the Covent Garden area a huge boost. Independent labels, flagship stores, ... More
 
 
 
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Covent Garden Academy of Flowers
London > Shopping > Florists
St Martin's Courtyard, 9 Slingsby Place, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Bill's
Run by Gillian Wheeler, the Covent Garden Academy of Flowers is not only filled with beautiful blooms to buy, supplying London hotels with their floral designs, ... More
 
 
 
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& Other Stories
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
St Martin's Courtyard, 132-133 Long Acre, WC2E | 1 minute from Bill's
Scandinavian design emporium & Other Stories has six shops in London including this one in St. Martin's Courtyard in Covent ... More
 
 
 
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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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6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Bill'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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West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Bill's
Designed as a companion theatre to the New Ambassador’s, which stands next to it, separated only by the narrow Tower Court, St Martin’s was completed in ... More
 
 
 
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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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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Bill'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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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Bill's
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SUDA
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
23 Slingsby Place, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Bill's
SUDA in St Martin's Courtyard, Covent Garden, is a two-storey 'Siamese Rice Bar' claiming to house 'the UK's first som tam bar' brought to you by ... More
 
 
 
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19 Slingsby Place, St Martin's Courtyard, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Bill's
With the original branch opened in Leather Lane Market in 2010, the Department of Coffee and Social Affairs now has eight branches across London. Aiming to ... More
 
 
 
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temper Covent Garden
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5 Mercer Walk, WC2H | 1 minute from Bill's
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 1 minute from Bill's
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from Bill's
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Bill'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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12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Bill'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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24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Bill's
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
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33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Bill'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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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Bill's
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Bill's
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Bill's
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
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The London Cocktail Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Bill's
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bill'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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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Bill'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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London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Bill'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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68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Bill's
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 

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Palace Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bill's

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Harry contends with the ghosts of the past while his youngest son Albus struggles with the weight of a family ...More

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Phoenix Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bill's

Last staged in the West End back in 2012 - when it concluded a 15-year run - hit musical Chicago ...More

 
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Duke of York's Theatre 4 minutes walk from Bill's

Hampstead Theatre's 2015 hit The Moderate Soprano transfers to the West End in April 2018. David Hare's play tells of ...More

 
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The acclaimed master of observational humour, as seen on Mock The Week, presents his latest stand-up tour....More

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Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 4 minutes walk from Bill's

Laurence Connor directs the first West End revival since the original 1986 production, which starred Elaine Paige, of Chess. The ...More

 

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