Ave Mario is a contemporary Italian restaurant, matching the culture and energy of Covent Garden and inspired by a "crazy day in Florence". Choose from a brand new menu serving ‘biga’ pizzas, giant carbonara ravioli and a 60cm tall Gelato Tower.
The Lamb and Flag in Covent Garden was once a favourite watering-hole of Charles Dickens and stands as one of London's oldest pubs. Eat and drink surrounded by history, the venue was once host to bare knuckle prize fights. It is no surprise the pub draws locals and tourists alike.
This traditional pub lies on the doorstep of some of London’s best-known sights and serves up great home-cooked food and a range of real ales and foreign beers. When the sun comes out, the outdoor area becomes a Covent Garden must-visit.
A market once took shape at the foot of London Bridge and in 1756 moved to a new location where you will now find Borough Market. Get wonderfully lost in the historic passageways, you never know what you might find; from tableware to beer soaked cheese, it has products from all over the world. Learn from the fascinating traders about what you buy and where it comes from.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
The Making of Harry Potter preserves and showcases the iconic props, costumes and sets so that Harry Potter fans can experience the magic of filmmaking first-hand. Set adjacent to the working film studios where all eight Harry Potter films were made, the Studio Tour offers visitors the unique opportunity to explore two soundstages and a backlot filled with original sets, animatronic creatures and breathtaking special effects.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London Studio Tour Drive Leavesden WD25 7LR
Enjoy a great day out in one of London's most iconic buildings and find answers to your big nature questions. Delve into the Museum's collections and research and uncover the history of life on Earth, from the smallest insects to the largest mammals. Visit the famous ice rink at the museum this Winter for the last time after 16 years.
The Coal Shed celebrates Persian inspired, coal roasted rare breed heritage meat and South Coast seafood. Located moments away from Tower Bridge, the restaurant offers a seasonal sharing fish and meat dishes, an award winning Sunday sharing roast and a top cocktail bar.
Ognisko serve sophisticated Polish Cuisine in a beautiful South Kensington townhouse. Enjoy an extensive, alternative menu and Ognisko’s exotic drinks will introduce you to some exciting new flavours. On a clear evening, wrap up on the terrace and enjoy overlooking the gardens. Alternatively, the restaurant’s interior exudes charm and elegance making you feel like royalty.
Enjoy a warm cup of organic coffee on Exhibition Road next door to South Kensington's most iconic museums. This rustic, community based and Belgian inspired bakery serves handmade bread, a tasty menu of light lunches as well as delicious coffee.
15-17 Exhibition road London, Greater London SW7 2HE
Visit one of Soho's most lively and characterful areas. From bakeries to bars and restaurants to reflexology, Chinatown is a thriving hub of Oriental wonder. Wander through the streets and absorb the atmosphere or enjoy a spread of authentic, delicious Chinese cuisine.
Choose to eat in the sophisticated main restaurant, the terrace overlooking the bustling Covent Garden Piazza or a private dining room - the Ivy Market Grill offers a beautiful array of Modern European cuisine in the heart of Covent Garden. Look out for the elaborate entrance way adorned with a Peacock design.
The Ivy Market Grill 1a Henrietta Street Covent Garden London WC2E 8PS
Lower Marsh Market is one of London's oldest and best-loved market streets, featuring some of the capital's most fascinating independent shops and restaurants. During the week, dive into a diverse range of street food, from Italian classics to sushi sandwiches, there is always a new cuisine to try. Head on a Saturday to explore the Flea Market brimming with Bric-a-brac and handmade goods.
Circolo Popolare is a sunny, Sicilian trattoria just a short walk from Evelyn Yard. Enjoy an authentic Italian menu under the starry ceiling, in an opulent setting. We recommend tackling the carbonara served in a pecorino wheel. Book in good time as tables book up fast!
With 250 shops plus 70 places to dine, Westfield Stratford City is the largest shopping mall in Europe and the new lifestyle destination for East London. From Stayo Barking, the centre is a 20 minute drive. Enjoy endless family entertainment such as luxury bowling or a fully immersive baseball simulation. Westfield is a great day out!
Westfield Stratford City, Montfichet Rd, London E20 1EJ
Covent Garden has recently seen the opening of AIRE Ancient Baths. Experience a journey of relaxation in a candlelit historical building. Tour through the baths, all at different temperatures and feel revitalised whilst being immersed in ancient culture.
Here is the most delicious independent cafe and deli located in the bustling heart of South Ken. Brompton Food Market has evolved from its inception in 2014 as a grocery, fishmonger and butcher to a large cafe and deli with terrace and garden. You will indulge in seasonal food, served up for brunch, lunch and even through cocktail hour.
This lovely Salon de Thé is just down the road from No.2 Queensberry Place. Sit outside the cafe, adorned with bouquets, with a cup of tea and watch South Kensington go by or try their delicious Middle-Eastern inspired menu.
We love this picturesque Elizabethan house set in tranquil gardens in the heart of Barking. The history of the house spans over 450 years and today it houses a number of art, educational and community activities.
One of London’s oldest markets, Berwick Street Market dates right back to 1778. Now a bustling foodie destination it still hosts traditional fruit, vegetable and florist stalls too. Here you will find an inspiring mix of food from Caribbean to Egyptian all in the heart of Soho.
One of Britain’s greatest music venues; The 100 Club, is right off Oxford Street. The iconic club has been open since 1942, playing host to many legends of music along the way. The stage has been graced by the likes of BB King, The Who, Sex Pistols, The Clash and Oasis making it an institution for bands today.
We're huge fans of this recently opened market! Combining fresh local produce and a plethora of street food traders in one amazing historic building. Did someone say cheese conveyor belt? Pick & Cheese did... and we love it!
One of our favourite streets in London, the incredibly pretty Neal's Yard is not to be missed. You'll find amazing food like Homeslice and a wide range of shops committed to sustainability with plenty of chances for the perfect Instagram shot.