Covent Garden

One of London’s most iconic and recognisable destinations, perhaps from the outsider’s perspective nothing more than a hub for tourists, shoppers, theatre goers or opera aficionados, but scratch the surface and there is so much more to discover about this thriving community…

Destination. Neighbourhood. Community.

Whilst Covent Garden’s storied past is well documented, perhaps best by recent BBC documentary ‘The People’s Pizza: A History of Covent Garden‘, the modern evolution is a globally recognised area renowned for its world class shops, theatres, restaurants and of course the iconic Piazza & Royal Opera House.

Through careful curation and thoughtful redevelopment of some wonderful historic buildings, as well as the addition of a number of thoroughly modern developments, Covent Garden has returned to its roots as a desirable residential neighbourhood to rival the best addresses in London, with a genuine community feel amongst its residents.

Take a Tour

Our film takes a tour of the neighbourhood to give you a flavour of a day in the life of Covent Garden.

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Check out our Journal or the Covent Garden Website for stories and inspiration.

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Why Covent Garden?

Covent Garden residents have access to some of the capital’s finest restaurants and retailers, not to mention world class cultural attractions in the form of the Royal Opera House and numerous theatres, museums and galleries. Educational powerhouses The London School of Economics, King’s College and University of London all have major campuses nearby, making the neighbourhood an ideal home for culture vultures and students alike.

The Very Heart of London

Tiring of the Covent Garden lifestyle is pretty much impossible, there’s just so much to do! But if you feel the need to spread your wings, Soho, Mayfair, the City of London and the South Bank are all within easy reach, not to mention numerous transport options including tube, crossrail, mainline rail and river boat, making the area one of the most well connected neighbourhoods in the capital.


Let’s Go Al Fresco

Covent Garden boasts over 1000 seats for outdoor dining, mainly around the Piazza and the surrounding pedestrianised streets

Buzz Buzz Bloom

Dotted around the estate, Covent Garden’s numerous barrow planters feature 1260 plants containing 25 different bee friendly species

Hip To Be Square

Originally laid out in 1630 and surrounded by grand houses for wealthy residents, The Piazza created a blueprint for London squares

For For A King

First opening as the Theatre Royal in 1732, The Royal Opera House is now in its third guise with the current building dating from around 1858

Seven Dials

Seven Dials is a charm-packed lifestyle & gastronomy hub connecting Covent Garden with Soho, defined by seven characterful cobbled streets radiating from the unmistakable sundial dating from the 1690’s.


Soho is surely the epitome of London life, the beating heart of the West End, a vibrant enclave where history, creativity and a sense of rebellion collide to create a truly original and unrivalled neighbourhood. Globally recognised for its bohemian spirit, Soho has been a haunt for artists, writers, poets and musicians for centuries. Modern Soho is a paradise for creatives, culture vultures, foodies and night owls.


An enclave of only 14 streets in the north west corner of Soho, yet Carnaby is very much a neighbourhood in its own right. Carnaby Street is world renowned as the epicentre of Swinging London in the 1960’s, and has continued its association with fashion and youth culture to this day.


Chinatown is a vibrant enclave where East meets West, nestled between Soho, Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus and Covent Garden. A captivating oasis of Asian cuisine and culture, adorned with ornate Chinese gates and colorful lanterns.

St. Martin’s & Strand

St. Martin’s Lane is Covent Garden’s western border, a bustling thoroughfare linking Seven Dials with Trafalgar Square and a gateway to the wider West End. Strand is the southern boundary of Covent Garden running parallel to the River Thames and linking the cities of London & Westminster. A neighbourhood that offers everything from river views and world class theatres, to green open space and village vibes.


Bloomsbury is a little slice of bohemian paradise in the heart of London, historic streets lined with handsome Georgian townhouses, leafy garden squares and a vibe that oozes culture & creativity.

Holborn & St. Giles

Holborn is the gateway from the City of London to the West End and home to the UK’s legal profession. Situated around the grand garden square of Lincoln’s Inn Fields, it’s home to many top law firms, barrister’s chambers and the London School of Economics & Political Science.

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Shaftesbury Avenue, Chinatown W1 Shaftesbury Avenue, Chinatown W1

Shaftesbury Avenue,
Chinatown W1

This large one bedroom flat is situated on the 4th floor (no lift) of Shaftesbury Avenue on the borders of Soho, Chinatown and Covent Garden. There is a large reception room with feature fireplace and an eat in kitchen. The bedroom includes fitted wardrobes and there is a large walk in shower.

£550 pw

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Shaftesbury Avenue, Chinatown W1 Shaftesbury Avenue, Chinatown W1

Shaftesbury Avenue,
Chinatown W1

This newly refurbished one bedroom apartment is located within Nassau House, a character period mansion block in the heart of the West End.


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Mercer Street, Covent Garden Mercer Street, Covent Garden

Mercer Street,
Seven Dials WC2

Recently renovated, this two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is situated on the first floor of a charming period building in the heart of Covent Garden. The property features a delightful private balcony accessible from the well-designed kitchen, which boasts ample storage space.

£850 pw

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Harlequin Court, Covent Garden WC2 Harlequin Court, Covent Garden WC2

Harlequin Court,
Covent Garden WC2

This wonderfully proportioned two bedroom lateral apartment is situated on the fourth floor of Harlequin Court, a sympathetically restored and refurbished period building in the heart of London’s Covent Garden


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Harlequin Court, Covent Garden WC2 Harlequin Court, Covent Garden WC2

Harlequin Court,
Covent Garden WC2

Situated on the third floor with great natural light and views onto the surrounding streets, this well proportioned lateral two bed, two bath apartment features a bright open plan living space, two double bedrooms, and two bathrooms, all finished in a neutral contemporary style. Available for a 3 month let.

£1,000 pw

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Buckingham Street, Strand WC2 Buckingham Street, Strand WC2

Buckingham Street,
Strand WC2

This generously sized three bedroom, two bathroom duplex penthouse is set in one of Covent Gardens most sought after enclaves, benefitting from being close to the calmness of Embankment Gardens and a short stroll away from the bright lights of theatre land.


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