Bancone Covent Garden  

 
 
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39 William IV Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4DD
 
 
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Mon to Sat 12noon-11pm, Sun 1pm-10pm
 

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Bancone Covent GardenDescribed by Grace Dent as casually orgasmic and deeply affordable, Bancone has been making waves on the dining scene ever since it opened in Covent Garden back in 2018, and a placement on Michelin's 2020 Bib Gourmand list will no doubt increase its popularity further still. A neighbourhood Italian in the heart of London, the restaurant comes from former Pied á Terre and Locanda Locatelli chef Louis Korovilas and serves unfussy, comforting pasta dishes in a stripped back yet welcoming setting. Bowls of freshly made fazzoletti - or silk handkerchiefs, as they're known on the menu - and spicy pork ragu are served to diners perched at one of three dining bars looking on to the fully open kitchen. Cosy two-person booths placed under exposed golden bulbs are also available, providing the perfect setting for a feast of honeyed garlic focaccia followed by pappardelle with sautéed chicken livers, brandy and sage butter. For dessert, tuck into peanut butter pannacotta with cherry gel or gianduja chocolate brulée.

 

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Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 4 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 13 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
The Montague on the Gardens
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
15 Montague Street, WC1B | 14 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
Overlooking the gardens of Montague Garden Square, this sedate hotel has a peaceful feel even though the British Museum is right next door and Covent Garden's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Fumo London
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
37 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from Bancone Covent Garden
From the Italian family owned San Carlo restaurant group, who also own Signor Sassi in Knightsbridge and Cicchetti in Piccadilly ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
450 The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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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Giovanni's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
10 Goodwin's Court, St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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Les Deux Salons
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
40-42 William IV Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | Same location as Bancone Covent Garden
Set over two glorious floors in the heart of Theatreland, Les Deux Salons is an all-day French Brasserie. The grand interior has a beautiful, ornately tiled ... More
 
 
 
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Hazuki
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
43 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bancone Covent Garden
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Notes - Trafalgar Square
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
31 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bancone Covent Garden
Coffee-cum-wine-bar Notes occupies a great spot close to Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square in what was a record shop of more than 15 years ... More
 
 
 
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Back To The Future: The Musical
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Bancone Covent Garden, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
Great Scott! John Rando directs a spectacular time-travelling musical based on the 1985 film with a book by Bob Gale and music and lyrics by Alan ...More
 
 
 
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Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part I
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st July to 26th September 2021 - Various Times
Bancone Covent Garden, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 6 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne's fantasy adventure based on an original story by JK Rowling, Thorne and Tiffany, which is set 19 years after the events ...More
 
 
 
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Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part II
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st July to 26th September 2021 - Various Times
Bancone Covent Garden, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 6 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
Harry contends with the ghosts of the past while his youngest son Albus struggles with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted in Jack ...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 Bancone Covent Garden
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Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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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Odeon Leicester Square
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bancone Covent Garden
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National Gallery
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Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bancone Covent Garden
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National Portrait Gallery
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St Martin's Place, WC2H | 2 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bancone Covent Garden
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Tenderproduct
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6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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Pan de Vie
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5 New Row, WC2N | 2 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 8 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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English [Out There!]
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 10 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bancone Covent Garden
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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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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Mr Fogg's Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
58 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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Library
London > Nightlife > Bars
112 St Martin's Lane , Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bancone Covent Garden
Private members club housed in a five story town house, with a restaurant, hotel, bar and nightclub. Members are voted in by a committee but it's ... More
 
 
 
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Blind Spot
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martins Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from Bancone Covent Garden
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The Den St Martins Lane
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from Bancone Covent Garden
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bancone Covent Garden
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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Royal Society Of Arts
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8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Bancone Covent Garden
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Leopoldstadt
Theatre | Until 30th October 2021 

Wyndham's Theatre 2 minutes walk from Bancone Covent Garden

Patrick Marber directs the world premiere staging of Tom Stoppard's intimate drama set in 1900 Vienna in the crowded tenements ...More

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Trafalgar Square 3 minutes walk from Bancone Covent Garden

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Theatre | Until 8th January 2022 

Dominion Theatre 10 minutes walk from Bancone Covent Garden

Scott Schwartz directs a biblical musical based on the DreamWorks Animation film, which includes the Oscar-winning song When You Believe, ...More

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London Palladium 13 minutes walk from Bancone Covent Garden

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The Young Vic 18 minutes walk from Bancone Covent Garden

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