Guide to... Bars in Covent Garden

If you are planning a night out in Covent Garden you will definitely want to know about the best bars. Whether your preference is a cocktails bar or a Champagne bar, or somewhere a little less civilised, Covent Garden has some great bars.

As Covent Garden is pedestrian friendly it is a nice part of London to meetup with friends or go on a romantic date in. There is some great nightlife in Covent Garden too including restaurants, theatres, and clubs.


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Terroirs
Terroirs

5 William IV Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4DN

A vibrant wine bar in central London, serving drinks with energy and food with respect.Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Terroirs
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Terroirs
Inspected: on 23/10/2018

Dehesa
Dehesa

25 Ganton Street, Carnaby, London, W1F 9BP

Dehesa is a charcuterie and tapas bar inspired by the cuisine of Spain and Italy. Dehesa opened in January 2008 and...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Dehesa
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Dehesa
Inspected: on 16/02/2016

Opera Tavern
Opera Tavern

23 Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5JS

Opera Tavern is a beautiful two-storey bar and restaurant in the heart of central London’s theatre land. Located on...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Opera Tavern
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Opera Tavern
Inspected: on 11/02/2016

Part of Salt Yard

Mon Plaisir
Mon Plaisir

19-21 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9DD

Mon Plaisir is London’s oldest French Restaurant and has been family owned for over fifty years. Established by the...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Mon Plaisir
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Mon Plaisir
Inspected: on 10/09/2018

Belgo (Centraal)
Belgo (Centraal)

50 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9LJ

By far one of the largest restaurants in London boasting a huge 12,000 square foot and seating up to 420 diners at...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Belgo (Centraal)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Belgo (Centraal)
Inspected: on 18/02/2019

Gordon's Wine Bar
Gordon's Wine Bar

47 Villiers Street, Strand, London, WC2N 6NE

Gordon’s Wine Bar is thought to be the oldest wine bar in London having been established in 1890. The bar is very...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Gordon's Wine Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Gordon's Wine Bar
Inspected: on 24/10/2018

The Barbary
The Barbary

16 Neal's Yard, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9DP

The Barbary is situated in the iconic Neal’s Yard in Covent Garden. The restaurant takes inspiration from the Barbary...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Barbary
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Barbary
Inspected: on 12/12/2017

Joe Allen Restaurant
Joe Allen Restaurant

13 Exeter Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DT

Named after its first owner and creator, Joe Allen London opened in 1977 and is the mirror image of the original New...Read more

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Polpo (Soho)
Polpo (Soho)

41 Beak Street, Soho, London, W1F 9SB

POLPO is a bàcaro. This is a Venetian word to describe a humble restaurant serving simple food and good, young...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Polpo (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Polpo (Soho)
Inspected: on 07/05/2015

Hubbard & Bell (at The Hoxton Holborn Hotel)
Hubbard & Bell (at The Hoxton Holborn Hotel)

199 - 206 High Holborn, Holborn, London, WC1V 7BW

Hubbard & Bell is a cafe, bar and grill in Holborn, Central London, open from early morning until late at...Read more

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Leggero
Leggero

64 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4UQ

LEGGERO in Italian means light. A destination for all; a casual dining room located in the very heart of vibrant...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Leggero
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Leggero
Inspected: on 26/07/2017

Belgo (Holborn)
Belgo (Holborn)

67 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 6TD

Located on the edge of Covent Garden, and a 5 minute walk from High Holborn Tube, Belgo Holborn is situated in what...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Belgo (Holborn)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Belgo (Holborn)
Inspected: on 07/11/2018

Browns (Covent Garden)
Browns (Covent Garden)

82-84 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4AG

Lively, vibrant, eclectic Covent Garden is in the heart of the West End, surrounded by theatres, galleries, shops and...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Browns (Covent Garden)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Browns (Covent Garden)
Inspected: on 18/07/2018

Mamie's
Mamie's

19 Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5JS

MAMIE’S was opened in 2016 by Aymeric Peurois, its founder and director. MAMIE’S is a true Breton crêperie located...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Mamie's
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Mamie's
Inspected: on 08/02/2018

The Lemon Tree
The Lemon Tree

4 Bedfordbury, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4BP

Welcome to the gorgeous Lemon Tree pub in Covent Garden. Offering delicious authentic Thai cuisine, a great selection...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Lemon Tree
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Lemon Tree
Inspected: on 09/01/2018

Augustus Harris
Augustus Harris

33 Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5JT

Augustus Harris is a wine bar and coffee shop inspired by the bàcari of Venice. We are open from midday serving...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Augustus Harris
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Augustus Harris
Inspected: on 26/01/2016

Christopher's
Christopher's

18 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DD

Originally opened in 1991 in the heart of Covent Garden, Christopher’s has established itself as one of London’s...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Christopher's
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Christopher's
Inspected: on 14/08/2018

The Groucho Club
The Groucho Club

45 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 4QB

The Groucho Club is a private members club open to men and women formed in 1985. Dreamt up by a group of publishers...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Groucho Club
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Groucho Club
Inspected: on 25/02/2016

All Bar One (Henrietta Street)
All Bar One (Henrietta Street)

19 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8QH

All Bar One Henrietta Street is a stylish city bar where you can catch up with friends, unwind after work or simply...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Henrietta Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Henrietta Street)
Inspected: on 03/12/2015

Be At One (Covent Garden)
Be At One (Covent Garden)

23 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DA

With our team of highly-skilled bartenders, this tiny bar belies it's size by having the biggest party atmosphere in...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Be At One (Covent Garden)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Be At One (Covent Garden)
Inspected: on 26/10/2011

Bodean's BBQ (Catherine Street)
Bodean's BBQ (Catherine Street)

25 Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5JS

Back in 2002 Andre Blais had a dream – to bring the taste, the style, the soul of his beloved Kansas City barbecue to...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Bodean's BBQ (Catherine Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bodean's BBQ (Catherine Street)
Inspected: on 16/10/2018

Champagne + Fromage
Champagne + Fromage

22 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DD

Shop and bistro, Champagne + Fromage brings rustic fare and fizz to London, served the French way. Our Bistro offers...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Champagne + Fromage
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Champagne + Fromage
Inspected: on 30/11/2016

Eat (Kingsway)
Eat (Kingsway)

105-107 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 6QY

At EAT. we’ve been creating, making and serving our own great tasting seasonal recipes for over 20 years. We now have...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Eat (Kingsway)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Eat (Kingsway)
Inspected: on 25/07/2016

Foundation Bar
Foundation Bar

5 Langley Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JA

Welcome to the underground playground in the heart of Covent Garden. Foundation Bar offers the quirkiest cocktails...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Foundation Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Foundation Bar
Inspected: on 24/03/2017

Halfway To Heaven
Halfway To Heaven

7 Duncannon Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4JF

LGBT Bar situated between Charing Cross Station and Trafalgar Square. Upstairs is a traditional warm, friendly pub...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Halfway To Heaven
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Halfway To Heaven
Inspected: on 13/06/2014

Lobby Bar (One Aldwych Hotel)
Lobby Bar (One Aldwych Hotel)

1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 4BZ

Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by The Sunday Telegraph, The Lobby Bar offers serious cocktails and...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Lobby Bar (One Aldwych Hotel)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Lobby Bar (One Aldwych Hotel)
Inspected: on 08/05/2018

Mabel's Bar & Kitchen
Mabel's Bar & Kitchen

29-30 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7JS

Welcome to Mabel’s, kitchen, cocktails and class, we’ve got it all. Mabel’s is a modern, classy venue located away...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Mabel's Bar & Kitchen
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Mabel's Bar & Kitchen
Inspected: on 16/03/2017

Nags Head
Nags Head

10 James Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8BT

Welcome to The Nags Head Covent Garden, an iconic London pub with a fabulous room for private hire. We’re open from...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Nags Head
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Nags Head
Inspected: on 11/06/2015

Parkers
Parkers

109 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 6PP

Wine barRead more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Parkers
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Parkers
Inspected: on 19/04/2018

T.G.I. Fridays (Leicester Square)
T.G.I. Fridays (Leicester Square)

30 Leicester Square, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 7LA

What did New York need in the swinging 60s? A cocktail bar that delivered. And that’s exactly what we gave her when...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for T.G.I. Fridays (Leicester Square)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for T.G.I. Fridays (Leicester Square)
Inspected: on 04/06/2018

The Marquis
The Marquis

51-52 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4HS

The Marquis The Marquis’ history is as colourful as the people who drink here. The name The Marquis is rooted in...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Marquis
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Marquis
Inspected: on 28/01/2015

The Princess Of Wales
The Princess Of Wales

27 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 6ND

You will find The Princess Of Wales in Charing Cross London within a short stroll of Embankment, Charing Cross Tube...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Princess Of Wales
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Princess Of Wales
Inspected: on 22/10/2013

The Ship & Shovell
The Ship & Shovell

1-3 Craven Passage, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 5PH

The Ship & Shovell (that’s Shovell, not shovel!) is London’s only pub in two parts. The unique building is split over...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Ship & Shovell
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Ship & Shovell
Inspected: on 16/02/2016

The Wellington
The Wellington

351 Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0HS

Our pub dates from 1903 and is well known for featuring an attractive neo-gothic exterior. We retain many lovely...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Wellington
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Wellington
Inspected: on 24/07/2018

The White Lion
The White Lion

24 James Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8NS

You will find The White Lion in Covent Garden London within a short stroll of Covent Garden Tube, Long Acre and...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The White Lion
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The White Lion
Inspected: on 17/02/2014

Wagamama (Kingsway)
Wagamama (Kingsway)

123 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 6PA

‘kaizen’, meaning ‘good change’ is the philosophy that sits right at our heart. it shapes every dish we create, and...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Wagamama (Kingsway)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Wagamama (Kingsway)
Inspected: on 21/05/2018

Secrets Covent Garden
Secrets (Covent Garden)Top Pick

51 Parker Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5PS

One of our favourite strip clubs in London. Great management and beautiful dancers. Great for corporate entertaining....Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Secrets (Covent Garden)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Secrets (Covent Garden)
Inspected: on 31/03/2014

Crusting Pipe
Crusting Pipe

Jubilee Market Hall, 30 Tavistock Court, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8RD

The Crusting Pipe is one of Covent Gardens most original finds just minutes away from Charing Cross, Embankment,...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Crusting Pipe
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Crusting Pipe
Inspected: on 20/01/2018

Garrick Arms
Garrick Arms

8-10 Charing Cross Road, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 0HG

A little something for everyone, our Greene King Pubs bring people and communities together. We have around 800...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Garrick Arms
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Garrick Arms
Inspected: on 12/02/2016

Le Beaujolais
Le Beaujolais

25 Litchfield Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9NJ

Steeped in history, Le Beaujolais resides at an address that has managed to stay in French hands ever since the war....Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Le Beaujolais
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Le Beaujolais
Inspected: on 10/10/2018

Maple Leaf
Maple Leaf

41 Maiden Lane, London, WC2E 7LJ

A Canadian sports bar and grill located in Covent Garden.Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Maple Leaf
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Maple Leaf
Inspected: on 16/06/2014

Nell Gwynne Tavern
Nell Gwynne Tavern

2 Bull Inn Court, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0NP

Built on the site of the Old Bull Inn, the Nell Gwynne Tavern was named after the infamous mistress of Charles II....Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Nell Gwynne Tavern
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Nell Gwynne Tavern
Inspected: on 13/01/2018

The Chandos
The Chandos

29 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4ER

Chandos is split across multiple floors with comfortable seating areas and a main bar space. They serve bar food...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Chandos
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Chandos
Inspected: on 27/10/2017

The Gin Palace
The Gin Palace

372 Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0JJ

The Gin Palace is an elegant cocktail bar featuring over 30 gins, 20 whiskies, an extensive Round the World and...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Gin Palace
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Gin Palace
Inspected: on 07/12/2018

Part of The Strand Palace Hotel

The Harp
The Harp

47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4HS

A choice of 10 hand-pumps is music to the ears of any ale aficionado - and in this Covent Garden pub, the sweet sound...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Harp
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Harp
Inspected: on 06/10/2014

The Porterhouse
The Porterhouse

21 – 22 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7NA

OK, so we might be one of the largest bars in London, but it does not feel that way. The bar is split over three...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Porterhouse
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Porterhouse
Inspected: on 10/03/2014

Da Mario
Da Mario

63 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9AJ

Maria and Corrado Solimini married in Italy and moved to London over 20 years ago. Corrado worked in Cecconi’s...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Da Mario
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Da Mario
Inspected: on 14/11/2018

Freud Bar
Freud Bar

198 Shaftesbury Ave, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 8JL

Below the pavement of Shaftesbury Avenue, at the top of Monmouth Street, down a flight of steps into a high-ceilinged...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Freud Bar
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Freud Bar
Inspected: on 23/02/2017

The Escapologist
The Escapologist

35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9LD

The Escapologist cocktail bar Covent Garden is based in the riotous Headquarters of the secret society that ran...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Escapologist
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Escapologist
Inspected: on 24/09/2018

The London Cocktail Club
The London Cocktail Club

224a Shaftesbury Ave, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 8EB

A serious drinkers party bar… Set in a mischievous house away from home, full of excitement and energy. Innovative...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The London Cocktail Club
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The London Cocktail Club
Inspected: on 11/05/2016

Adventure Bar
Adventure Bar

20 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9HP

A rabbit warren of wonder, a labyrinth of delight; this subterranean Covent Garden bar thrills with its architectural...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Adventure Bar
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Adventure Bar
Inspected: on 12/02/2018

Lamb & Flag
Lamb & Flag

33 Rose Street, London, WC2E 9EB

A historic pub in London's vibrant Covent Garden, the Lamb & Flag was a favourite watering hole of Charles Dickens....Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Lamb & Flag
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Lamb & Flag
Inspected: on 27/01/2018

The Coal Hole
The Coal Hole

91-92 Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0DW

You will find The Coal Hole in Strand London within a short stroll of Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square and Covent...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Coal Hole
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Coal Hole
Inspected: on 22/01/2019

The Round House
The Round House

1 Garrick Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9BF

One of Covent Garden's best pubs, The Round House is a traditional beer-house that prides itself on an excellent menu...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Round House
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Round House
Inspected: on 28/03/2018

Beaufort Bar (at The Savoy Hotel)
Beaufort Bar (at The Savoy Hotel)Top Pick

The Savoy Hotel, Strand, London, WC2R 0EZ

The Beaufort Bar provides a theatrical, art deco setting in which to enjoy cocktails that push the boundaries. The...Read more

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Part of The Savoy Hotel

American Bar (at The Savoy Hotel)
American Bar (at The Savoy Hotel)

Strand, London, WC2R 0EZ

The Savoy hotel's legendary art deco bar, with classic cocktails and live jazz pianist every night.Read more

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Part of The Savoy Hotel

Blind Spot
Blind Spot

45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4HX

Set behind the façade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden hand-shaped handle is Blind Spot at St Martins...Read more

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CellarDoor
CellarDoor

1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DN

CellarDoor is an intimate cocktail bar beneath the Aldwych in a space just big enough for cats (both feline and...Read more

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Dalla Terra
Dalla Terra

St Martins Courtyard, 25 Slingsby Place, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9AB

A bounty of beautiful bubbles, selected seasonal whites & reds are always available by the glass, alongside...Read more

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Dirty Martini (Covent Garden)
Dirty Martini (Covent Garden)

11-12 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5HZ

Set in the heart of Covent Garden's famous Piazza, this venue is the ideal location for cocktail-lovers seeking a...Read more

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Eat (Kingsway 2)
Eat (Kingsway 2)

7-9 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 6XG

At EAT. we’ve been creating, making and serving our own great tasting seasonal recipes for over 20 years. We now have...Read more

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Good Godfrey's
Good Godfrey's

21-23 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 4DD

At Hilton, dining options are designed with you in mind. Start the day with a hearty breakfast or nutritious light...Read more

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Kaspar's Seafood Bar & Grill (at The Savoy Hotel)
Kaspar's Seafood Bar & Grill (at The Savoy Hotel)

Strand, London

Delicious, fresh seafood served in all the slender you would expect from The Savoy. Definitely a seafood restaurant...Read more

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Part of The Savoy Hotel

Mr Fogg's Gin Parlour
Mr Fogg's Gin Parlour

1 New Row, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4EA

Mr Fogg’s Gin Parlour is the finest spot in London for gin lovers to immerse themselves in this most splendid spirit....Read more

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Mr Fogg's Tavern
Mr Fogg's Tavern

58 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4EA

The famous British adventurer, Phileas J. Fogg, opens the doors to his eccentric Mayfair residence every evening....Read more

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Players Bar
Players Bar

The Arches, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 6NL

Looking for something different on your night out? Let us entertain you with our range of live singer/pianists, who...Read more

Nightlife Bars Villiers Street Covent Garden

Prince Of Wales Drury Lane
Prince Of Wales Drury Lane

150 to 151 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5TD

On the corner of Great Queen Street and Drury Lane sits this handsome Victorian pub. It was first established in 1850...Read more

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Radio Rooftop Bar
Radio Rooftop Bar

336-337 Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 1HA

Radio is a rooftop bar situated on the 10th floor of the ME London hotel with striking views across the river...Read more

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Scarlet's (Covent Garden)
Scarlet's (Covent Garden)

1 Upper St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9NY

Covent Garden presents a quirky Bar & Club open until 3am! 2-4-1 cocktails & £4 Amstel Pints 5-8pm EVERYDAY! Read more

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The Covent Garden Social Club
The Covent Garden Social Club

6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 7JB

This is the LCC’s “brother from another mother” and was the original bar also from multi-award winning bartender JJ...Read more

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The Light Lounge
The Light Lounge

1 Newport Place, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 7JR

Relax with friends in our stylish lounge setting and enjoy our bespoke cocktails (or your favourite classic), premium...Read more

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Vetro (by Dalla Terra)
Vetro (by Dalla Terra)

16A D'Arblay Street, Soho, London, W1F 8EA

Dropped into Soho’s most up and coming drinking & eating street, D’Arblay. Vetro is Dalla Terra’s younger chip off...Read more

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Joe's Southern Table & Bar

Closed or Replaced

Joe's Southern Table & Bar

34 King Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8JD

Joe's Southern Table and Bar is all about Deep South cooking and Southern hospitality. Set in a converted...Read more

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Polpo (at Ape & Bird)

Closed or Replaced

Polpo (at Ape & Bird)

142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, WC2H 8HJ

POLPO is a bàcaro. This is a Venetian word to describe a humble restaurant serving simple food and good, young...Read more

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Sophie's Steakhouse & Bar

Closed or Replaced

Sophie's Steakhouse & Bar

29-31 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DB

At Sophie's we pride ourselves in the simple things:great food, great service, great atmosphere.Don't miss out on our...Read more

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Aqua Kyoto
Aqua KyotoTop Pick

5th Floor, 240 Regent Street (entrance at 30 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7EB), Soho, London, W1B 3BR

0.78km

A contemporary Japanese restaurant with a stunning rooftop terrace high above Regent Street.Read more

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Sketch
SketchTop Pick

9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2XG

0.79km

The triple dream of launching a centre, a “lieu” or destination place, for food, art and music has been realised by...Read more

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The May Fair Bar
The May Fair BarTop Pick

70 Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LT

0.91km

Cool blue tones melt into sleek charcoal and grey to create an ambience of elegance and mystery. Mirrored walls...Read more

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Part of The May Fair Hotel

Browns (Mayfair)
Browns (Mayfair)Top Pick

47 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2PG

0.91km

The Browns building in Mayfair was originally Wells & Co, a high-end gentlemen’s outfitters. (We believe that Winston...Read more

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Photo showing the outside of Mews of Mayfair
Mews of MayfairTop Pick

10-11 Lancashire Court, London, W1S 1EY

0.97km

Mews of Mayfair is a unique hideaway, tucked in one of London’s historic courtyards. Including different bars, first...Read more

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The Lounge Bar (at The Strand Palace Hotel)
The Lounge Bar (at The Strand Palace Hotel)

372 Strand, Strand, London, WC2R 0JJ

0.11km

The Lounge Bar is a generous, relaxed space at the very heart of the hotel. It’s perfect for informal meetings,...Read more

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Part of The Strand Palace Hotel

Retro Bar
Retro Bar

2 George Court, Strand, London, WC2N 6HH

0.19km

Regular events: every tuesday: quiz night with lola lasagne from 8pm. £1 entry per player. Thursdays thursday...Read more

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Marconi Lounge
Marconi Lounge

336-337 Strand, Strand, London, WC2B 4RD

0.21km

Our chic, atmospheric lobby bar has many faces as the day evolves. By day, the bar serves artisanal coffee, aromatic...Read more

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Zoo Bar & Club
Zoo Bar & Club

Leicester Square, 13-17 Bear Street, London, WC2H 7AQ

0.26km

Zoo Bar & Club is London’s world famous party bar. Skewed towards darker side of retro, Zoo Bar has an eclectic...Read more

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Heaven
Heaven

The Arches, Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NG

0.27km

Heaven reserves the right to refuse admission to those deemed to be wearing unsafe footwear, specifically high heels...Read more

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Salsa!
Salsa!

96 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0JG

0.29km

Salsa is a South American bar/restaurant/nightclub. Our food menu is a delicious selection of Latin infused dishes...Read more

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The Cambridge
The Cambridge

93 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London, WC2H 0DP

0.3km

You will find The Cambridge in Cambridge Circus London within a short stroll of Charing Cross Road, Shaftesbury...Read more

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The Spice Of Life
The Spice Of Life

6 Moor Street, Soho, London, W1D 5NA

0.3km

A pub that has truly stood the test of time… surviving two world wars and retaining its traditional charm.It is...Read more

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Bar Termini
Bar Termini

7 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 5JE

0.31km

Soho & Marylebone. Day & Night.Read more

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Norman's Coach & Horses
Norman's Coach & Horses

29 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 5DH

0.32km

The Norman’s Coach & Horses, 29 Greek Street, Soho, London’s best known pub! EST 1847.Norman’s Coach & Horses...Read more

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Nusa Dua
Nusa Dua

118-120 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 5EP

0.32km

Nusa Dua is an Indonesian Restaurant located in Soho, the heart of Theatreland London. We are a restaurant that...Read more

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Shackfuyu
Shackfuyu

14A Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4TJ

0.33km

Our pop-up that became so popular we made it permanent, Shackfuyu serves Yōshoku food – Western-inspired Japanese...Read more

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The Three Greyhounds
The Three Greyhounds

25 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 5DD

0.33km

You will find The Three Greyhounds in Soho London within a short stroll of Tottenham Court Road, Soho Square and...Read more

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Bar Swift
Bar Swift

12 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4TQ

0.33km

Our Upstairs Bar is great for that spontaneous drink. We serve a short menu of light cocktails as well as any classic...Read more

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La Porchetta Pollo Bar
La Porchetta Pollo Bar

20 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4TW

0.33km

La Porchetta harks back to a time when signed, black-and-white photos of film stars were standard-issue wallpaper for...Read more

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Barshu Restaurant
Barshu Restaurant

28 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 5LF

0.34km

The food of Sichuan province in southwest China is one of the world’s great cuisines. Its most famous characteristic...Read more

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Salt n Pepper
Salt n Pepper

Orange Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London, WC2H 7HQ

0.34km

Salt’n Pepper restaurant is situated in the heart of Central London in Leicester Square and specialises in serving...Read more

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Bar Soho
Bar Soho

23-25 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 5JL

0.35km

With a wide selection of wines and cocktails, parties here are always unforgettable. Inside you’ll find atmosphere...Read more

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Ku Bar (Soho)
Ku Bar (Soho)

25 Frith Street, Soho, London, WC1D 5LB

0.35km

Ku Bar is the ideal after work hangout with great offers throughout the week on premium branded products. A trendy...Read more

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Ba Shan Restaurant
Ba Shan Restaurant

24 Romilly Street, Soho, London, W1D 5AH

0.35km

Hunanese food is the fieriest of all the Chinese traditions: less oily than Szechuan and much more...Read more

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FAQs about Covent Garden and Bars in London


The nightlife in London is brilliant. We have some of the best clubs in the world and the city is so exciting in itself that any clubbing experience is heightened.



Covent Garden has some great pubs which is no surprise as it is such a great area of London to meet in. Particularly if you like traditional pubs you are spoiled for choice as Covent Garden has some of the oldest and most traditional pubs to be found anywhere in London.

There are lots of pubs that serve Sunday lunch and traditional British pub grub too so if you are looking for a reasonably priced place to eat and drink one of the best gastro pubs in Covent Garden is well worth considering as a destination.

For a list of Covent Garden pubs you can view our Covent Garden pub guide (https://forbidden.london/london-guide/covent-garden/pubs) we have also recently created a blog post about our top picks for the best pubs in Covent Garden (https://forbidden.london/london-blog/best-pubs-covent-garden).



Covent Garden Piazza is always open, but the shops usually operate between 10am and 8pm Monday to Saturday and on Sunday from around 11am to 6pm. The Apple Market is open from 10am until 6pm and the East Colonnade Market is open from 10:30am until 7pm.



There is Pay & Display parking on the streets off the Piazza - Henrietta Street, Southampton Street and Tavistock Street. There is also an NCP car park on Drury Lane.





London nightlife is concentrated in a few different areas of London. If you visit to London is aimed at making the most of London nightlife then you are well advised to stay in one of those areas.



You can view a list of shops in Covent Garden, including information about offers, by viewing our Covent Garden shopping guide (https://forbidden.london/london-guide/covent-garden/shopping-in-style#businesses)


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