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Covent Garden

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Filled with restaurants, bars, markets and boutiques, London's premier tourist center offers fabulous shopping by day, and the destination of theatergoers and patrons of the Royal Opera House by night.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“street performers”(1,302 reviews)
“market stalls”(469 reviews)
“transport museum”(166 reviews)
Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD, England
Covent Garden
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Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful architecture and a wonderful array of stores and stalls, conveniently located next to the Jubilee markets and within walking distance from Piccadilly Circus. A must see

Thank unkovich
Reviewed today

Went here for my birthday and there were lots of street performers. Many shops and cool things to do.

Thank sammied3000
Reviewed today

I wonder why anyone would want to go to this place which is so old, full of junk, dirty looking and basically should be torn down. Go and judge for yourself. There is not a single positive point I can think of to mention -...More

Thank kuede
Reviewed today

Lots to do in this area and nice places to eat . some lovely shops and eating places and I love coming here

Thank NARIN2014
Reviewed yesterday

One of the best places you will enjoy in London. Street performance, food, shopping and enjoying the atmosphere. A must go in London.

Thank Mohammed_Yateem
Reviewed yesterday

A quick walk through Covent Garden was ok on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Nice shows going on on the square. Nice boutiques.

Reviewed yesterday

Have been here a gazillion times. Love the atmosphere, the shops, the market, the restaurants, the theatres, the street entertainers. It has everything going for it. If you haven’t been then get down there. You will love it.

Thank mikegallaghers
Reviewed yesterday

Apparently Covent Garden has changed from it's past but my wife and I still found it a great place to wander and shop. A lot of shops line the narrow streets and bargains can be found in in a covered area. It's well worth spending...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited on a sunny weekend, lots going on. Walked around the market and listened to the live music. Lovely end to our trip.

Thank ijlsp
Reviewed yesterday

Set within some stunning architecture, Covent Garden is well worth the visit.The shops cover a wide range of wants and needs! There are numerous eateries of varying types and you can find all types of artisan shops and the more traditional toy and accessory types....More

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Anthony C
12 September 2018|
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Response from Barbara C | Reviewed this property |
Forks to Jewellery, Apple Market, Covent Garden Antique cutlery hand-crafted into unique one-of-a-kind jewellery and accessories. Each piece is crafted using forks, spoons, sugar tongs, fish knives and butter knives. The... More
4 August 2018|
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Response from yousefsa2000 | Reviewed this property |
no idea since I did not try it there.
3 July 2018|
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Response from Erik V | Reviewed this property |
There are not that many close to convent garden, however search for the hotel you want in London - the transport system especially the underground is fantastic and will get you anywhere you want to go.