Covent Garden Tube Station  

 
 
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Covent Garden Tube StationExit Covent Garden Tube into the heart of London's Theatreland, around every corner you'll stumble on one of the city's famous playhouses. Left out of the station takes you into Covent Garden Piazza - this pedestrianised area is home to a menagerie of street performers who entertain passers-by. In the middle sit the striking Regency market buildings which have been converted into a warren of small shops and cafes. They’re not the only shopping opportunities though - the area is saturated with stores selling everything from clothes and shoes to tea and sports equipment. Nearby you'll find the Royal Opera House and the Transport Museum. Covent Garden Underground station gives access to the Piccadilly line only. If it's really busy Leicester Square tube is only five minutes walk west and also has access to the Northern line.

 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £139  40% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £199  39% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  41% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest Covent Garden Tube Station

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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2.8 miles from Covent Garden Tube Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
 
 
 
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 36 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
 
 
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
 
 
 
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 22 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 24 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
 
 
 
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Wilde Creatures
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th to 31st December 2017
Covent Garden Tube Station, 404 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
A month after staging The Gruffalo's Child at the Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, the Olivier-nominated Tall Stories present a new musical adventure for audiences of all ages ...More
 
 
 
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The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 25th February 2018
Covent Garden Tube Station, Catherine Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Covent Garden Tube Station, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
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Fortune Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco and ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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Camper
London > Shopping > Shoes
39 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Tube Station
Exciting shoe design from Camper, both quirky and sensible and currently the epitome of cool footwear. ... More
 
 
 
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Paul Smith
London > Shopping > Clothing
40-44 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Tube Station
Paul Smith is the undisputable don of British fashion. Launched in a tiny shop in Nottingham in 1970 he is now a global brand. ... More
 
 
 
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Jigsaw
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
21 Long Acre, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Tube Station
A British female fashion chain that started in Hampstead. Jigsaw sells affordable fashionable clothes for women and children which they design in-house. Since 2002 they have ... More
 
 
 
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Come Fry With Me
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
WC2E | Same location as Covent Garden Tube Station
Providing a new take on the humble fried potato, Come Fry With Me makes the spud the main attraction and makes it available as skinny, ... More
 
 
 
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Kastner & Ovens
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
52 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Tube Station
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Cafe Pacifico
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
5 Langley Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Covent Garden Tube Station
This over-priced but well run Mexican restaurant is somewhere to go if you find yourself in the middle of town and don’t mind paying a premium ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 1 minute from Covent Garden Tube Station
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Covent Garden Tube Station
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Covent Garden Tube Station
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Concerto / Le Baiser de la fee / Elite Syncopations
Concerto / Le Baiser de la fee / Elite Syncopations
Dance | Until 11th May 2018 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Covent Garden Tube Station

The Royal Ballet celebrates the work of the late great British choreographer Kenneth MacMillan with three mixed programmes that bring ...More

 
Lucia Di Lammermoor
Lucia Di Lammermoor
Concerts | Until 27th November 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Covent Garden Tube Station

At its debut last year Katie Mitchell's new staging of Donizetti's tragic masterpiece Lucia di Lammermoor really divided the critics. ...More

 
Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2017
Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2017
Seasonal | Until 1st January 2018 

Covent Garden Piazza 2 minutes walk from Covent Garden Tube Station

The covered market at Covent Garden and the surrounding area is filled with 40 mistletoe chandeliers - each between 2.5 ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 27th May 2018 

Cambridge Theatre 2 minutes walk from Covent Garden Tube Station

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lady From The Sea
Theatre | Until 2nd December 2017 

The Donmar Warehouse 2 minutes walk from Covent Garden Tube Station

Newly announced Artistic Director of the Young Vic, Kwame Kwei-Armah returns to the Donmar to direct Henrik Ibsen's compelling drama ...More

Poster Girls
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2018 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Covent Garden Tube Station

This powerful new exhibition shines a spotlight on 20th and 21st-century female graphic designers and reveals the contribution they have ...More

Seven Dials Christmas Lights & Shopping Evening
Seven Dials Christmas Lights & Shopping Evening
Seasonal | Until 9th December 2017 

Seven Dials 3 minutes walk from Covent Garden Tube Station

See the Seven Dials Christmas lights installation being launched and get your gifts wrapped up for free at the Seven ...More

 
The Toxic Avenger
Theatre | Until 3rd December 2017 

Arts Theatre 3 minutes walk from Covent Garden Tube Station

A West End transfer for Southwark Playhouse's acclaimed staging of the cult rock musical based on the 1984 film of ...More

Othello
Theatre | Until 8th December 2017 

Ambassadors Theatre 3 minutes walk from Covent Garden Tube Station

National Youth Theatre presents Frantic Assembly's electrifying staging of Shakespeare's thriller of paranoia, jealousy and murder, adapted by Scott Graham ...More

Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 24th March 2018 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Covent Garden Tube Station

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 

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The Print Room at the Coronet

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