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East Piazza, Covent GardenA visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal point of Covent Garden, the market, has dominated the area ever since the Middle Ages when monks tended their market garden here. Since the 19th century the market has expanded. Watch out for mime artists - harmless but irritating.

The Garden is a mecca for shop-hoppers because of the variety available here. High Street outlets include Oasis, French Connection, Next, Hobbs, Marks & Spencer and Mango. Menswear is available at Diesel, Replay, Firetrap and for the smarter guy, Paul Smith. There are a huge number of women's fashion stores and Neal Street, which runs out of the Piazza, is probably the best shoe shopping street in the capital, with numerous trendy outlets including Office, Foot Locker and Size. If (perish the thought!) you tire of clothes shopping there are scores of excellent spots for a coffee. If you're still keen to shop remember to pay a visit to the excellent Kite Shop or have a fiddle around in the Gadget Shop.

To get to Neal Street turn LEFT when you leave Covent Garden station, cross over the road and then go around the side of Marks and Spencer.

To get to Covent Garden Market turn RIGHT when you leave the station which leads straight to the Piazza and the Market Hall.

 

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
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5 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £100  22% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  28% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £219  23% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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
 
 
 
 
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Leather Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Leather Lane, Holborn, London EC1N | 15 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
This down to earth market in Leather Lane is what traditional London street stalls should look like. A bit scruffy it may be but you never ... More
 
 
 
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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 17 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
 
 
 
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 20 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
For tenants of Smithfield Market getting up in the dark is the nothing out of the ordinary; with the market opening at 4am these hard ... More
 
 
 
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Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
44 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as East Piazza, Covent Garden
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Lush
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from East Piazza, Covent Garden
An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose before you even enter these premises, which offer a huge mix of fizzing bath bombs to suit all ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from East Piazza, Covent Garden
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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East Piazza, Covent Garden, Catherine Street, WC2B | 3 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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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East Piazza, Covent Garden, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 14th January 2018
East Piazza, Covent Garden, Drury Lane, WC2B | 5 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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Fortune Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco and ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
 
 
 
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Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 3 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from East Piazza, Covent Garden
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
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45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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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Brasserie Blanc
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
35 The Market, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as East Piazza, Covent Garden
TV chef Raymond Blanc brings his French accent to British dining with Brasserie Blanc, a chain of restaurants with branches in several UK cities including Bristol, ... More
 
 
 
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MEATmarket
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Meat Market, Jubilee Hall, 1 Tavistock Court, The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from East Piazza, Covent Garden
With queues stretching around the corner at their MEATliquor restaurant carnivores can rest easy now that Yianni Papoutsis and Scott Collins, the team behind the hugely ... More
 
 
 
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The Crusting Pipe
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27 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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The London Film School
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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 East Piazza, Covent Garden
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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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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The Marquess of Anglesey
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39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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 Salisbury
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90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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Adventure Bar, Covent Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 3 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
A former wine cellar, the Adventure Bar in Covent Garden is a subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, food, tunes and parties. ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... 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 East Piazza, Covent Garden
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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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from East Piazza, Covent Garden
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
 

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