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GodivaBelgium'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. The Draps family set the chocolate world alight with their unique formula of rich yet remarkably smooth chocolate. There are now eight branches of this shop in London alone.

These are Belgian chocolates at their best - a chocaholic's heaven.

 

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £100  24% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Godiva
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  26% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Godiva
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
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £148  33% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Godiva
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
 
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Godiva
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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Tea Palace
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
12 Covent Garden Market, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Godiva
From Hand Tied Jasmine Snowdragon Spirals and Dragon Phoenix Pearls to Ceylon Ratnapurna and Lemon Shimmer, there are over 148 different types of tea on offer ... More
 
 
 
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Laduree Covent Garden
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1, The Market , Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Godiva
This famous French patisserie dates back to 1862, when Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from southwest France, created a bakery at 16 rue Royale in Paris. ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Godiva
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The Apple Store: Covent Garden
London > Shopping > Electronics
1 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Godiva
Following the runaway success of its flagship Regent Street branch, Apple has opened a three-storey gadget emporium in Covent Garden. Located in a former nightclub and ... 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 | 1 minute from Godiva
This tiny shop in the heart of Covent Garden is crammed full of traditional toys but is probably most famous for its selection of toy theatres ... More
 
 
 
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Lush
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Godiva
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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Wilde Creatures
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th to 31st December 2017
Godiva, 404 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Godiva
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
Godiva, Catherine Street, WC2B | 3 minutes from Godiva
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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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Godiva, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Godiva
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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Fortune Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Godiva
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 Godiva
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 Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 3 minutes from Godiva
With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Godiva
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Godiva
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
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Godiva
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 Godiva
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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Maxwell's
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
8 - 9 James Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Godiva
Occupying an enviable location in the heart of Covent Garden just up from the piazza this popular restaurant is colourful, vibrant and full of energy. ... More
 
 
 
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Kastner & Ovens
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
52 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Godiva
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Brasserie Blanc
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
35 The Market, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Godiva
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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Near Godiva
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 2 minutes from Godiva
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Godiva
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Godiva
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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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Godiva
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 Godiva
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 | 3 minutes from Godiva
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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The best pubs near London Godiva.
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Godiva
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Godiva
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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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Godiva
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Godiva
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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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Godiva
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
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Adventure Bar, Covent Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 3 minutes from Godiva
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Godiva.
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Godiva
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 | 5 minutes from Godiva
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Godiva
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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Royal Opera: Die Zauberflote
Royal Opera: Die Zauberflote
Concerts | Until 14th October 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Godiva

Julia Jones conducts a revival of David McVicar's beautiful staging of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, with Joseph Kaiser and Kate Royal ...More

 
Royal Opera: La Boheme
Royal Opera: La Boheme
Concerts | Until 10th October 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Godiva

The Royal Opera's 2017/18 Season opens on 11th September 2017 with Richard Jones' highly anticipated new production of Puccini's La ...More

 
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Bar Chocolat 2 minutes walk from Godiva

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42nd Street
Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Godiva

Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 24th March 2018 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Godiva

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 27th May 2018 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Godiva

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 25th March 2018 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Godiva

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 25th February 2018 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Godiva

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Knives in Hens
Knives in Hens
Theatre | Until 7th October 2017 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Godiva

Yael Farber directs a revival of David Harrower's modern classic, Knives in Hens, a haunting and poetic thriller about "lust, ...More

 
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Godiva

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 

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