Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  London  /  Covent Garden

Covent Garden, London

4.4
Head to Covent Garden for one of London's liveliest street scenes. A former covered vegetable garden, the area now offers a collection of cafes, restaurants, and shops. You'll find a global range of cuisines, from Japanese and Indian to French and British, and diverse shops offering various clothing styles, art, gourmet foodstuffs, and much more. Even if you're not hungry or interested in shopping, you can still find plenty of entertainment from the street performers. Watch magicians execute their tricks as buskers' songs fill the air. Before heading off, be sure to snap a few photos of the Royal Opera House's detailed facade. Theatergoers fill the area in the evening, but you'll likely find it bustling no matter when you visit. Add Covent Garden and other attractions to your London trip itinerary using our London online trip maker.
Create an itinerary including Covent Garden
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Tours To Covent Garden
Covent Garden Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
24,551 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I love visiting Covent Garden! It's just a lovely place to walk around and shop. Street entertainment is everywhere and it gets incredibly crowded so expect to struggle to get in cafes and...  more »
  • Spent an hour at Covent garden last night. Opening hours till eight are a bonus. Lovely little stalls and shops , great atmosphere with musicians  more »
Places to stay near Covent Garden

Plan your trip to London

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in London

See all ›
4.2
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.7
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.7
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.5
Duration:1 h 30 min

Museums in London

See all ›
4.5
Duration:3 h
4.7
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.7
Duration:3 h
4.0
Duration:2 h

Historic Sites in London

See all ›
4.6
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.3
Duration:2 h
4.5
Duration:1 h
3.4
Duration:2 h 30 min

Parks in London

4.7
Duration:2 h
4.8
Duration:1 h
4.8
Duration:1 h 30 min
5.0
Duration:1 h 30 min

Hidden gems in London

4.9
Duration:3 h
4.9
Duration:3 h
4.4
Duration:3 h
4.7
Duration:1 h

Nearby attractions in London

4.7
Duration:1 h
4.2
Duration:30 min
4.7
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.4
Duration:2 h
4.9
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.7
Duration:3 h
4.9
Duration:4 h