Shops near Somerset House  

 
 
ADDRESS
, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 1LA
 
 
OPENING TIMES
10am-6pm
 
PRICES
Courtauld Gallery: £5 (Adults), £4 (Concs), FREE (Mondays 10am-2pm excl Public Holidays) | Embankment Galleries: £8 (Adults), £6 (Concs)
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Albion Emporium
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes walk from Somerset House
As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes walk from Somerset House
If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
41 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes walk from Somerset House
For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon's has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston Churchill's favourite - the... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
44 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes walk from Somerset House
This tiny shop in the heart of Covent Garden is crammed full of traditional toys but is probably most famous for its selection of toy... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lush
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes walk from Somerset House
An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose before you even enter these premises, which offer a huge mix of fizzing bath bombs to suit... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes walk from Somerset House
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Segar & Snuff Parlour
London > Shopping > Specialists
27 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes walk from Somerset House
Located in the basement of the old fruit market in Covent Garden, Segar & Snuff is one of London's last remaining tobacco specialists, selling a... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
East Piazza, Covent Garden
London > Shopping > Markets
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes walk from Somerset House
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal point of Covent... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tea Palace
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
12 Covent Garden Market, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes walk from Somerset House
From Hand Tied Jasmine Snowdragon Spirals and Dragon Phoenix Pearls to Ceylon Ratnapurna and Lemon Shimmer, there are over 148 different types of tea on... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chanel Pop-Up Beauty Boutique
London > Shopping
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes walk from Somerset House
The first ever Chanel Pop-Up Beauty Boutique, located in the covered market in Covent Garden Piazza, is the ideal place to indulge in designer make-up... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laduree Covent Garden
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1, The Market , Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes walk from Somerset House
This famous French patisserie dates back to 1862, when Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from southwest France, created a bakery at 16 rue Royale in... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Moomin Shop
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
43 Covent Garden Market, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes walk from Somerset House
Tove Jansson's Moomins, the loveable hippo-like trolls, come in all forms, shapes and formats at The Moomin Shop in Covent Garden - from books to... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes walk from Somerset House
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes walk from Somerset House
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Apple Store: Covent Garden
London > Shopping > Electronics
1 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes walk from Somerset House
Following the runaway success of its flagship Regent Street branch, Apple has opened a three-storey gadget emporium in Covent Garden. Located in a former nightclub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jones
London > Shopping > Menswear
13 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes walk from Somerset House
Dedicated to designer menswear including formal tailoring from Westwood, Gaultier, Dries van Noten, Helmut Lang and Alexander McQueen, and more relaxed diffusion lines from Fake... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes walk from Somerset House
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... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
SugarSin
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes walk from Somerset House
Covent Garden got a little bit sweeter at the beginning of 2012 with the opening of SugarSin. Run by Swedish sisters Anna... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brompton Junction London
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
76 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes walk from Somerset House
A huge British manufacturing success story, Brompton bikes are a familiar sight on London's city streets. The fold up bikes are not only stylish but... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Camper
London > Shopping > Shoes
39 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
Exciting shoe design from Camper, both quirky and sensible and currently the epitome of cool footwear. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paul Smith
London > Shopping > Clothing
40-44 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tintin Shop
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
34 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
Billions of blue blistering barnacles, they've only gone and opened up a Tintin Shop in Covent Garden, dedicated entirely to Herge's bequiffed reporter and his... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jigsaw
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
21 Long Acre, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
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... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Worthington
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomsbury Flowers
London > Shopping > Florists
29 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
Bloomsbury Flowers don't do off-the-peg, so if you want to be in and out in two minutes think again. However, if you want to impress... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Calvin Klein
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
The underwear at Calvin Klein is unembellished, simple and delicately stylish. Still missing out the lavish lace and frivolous frills of other lingerie shops,... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lola's Cupcakes, Covent Garden
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
14-18 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ede & Ravenscroft
London > Shopping > Clothing
93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes walk from Somerset House
Founded in Aldwych in 1689 Ede and Ravenscroft has the rare distinction of being the tailors and robe makers of choice for twelve coronations and... More
 
 
 
 
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Royal Opera: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
Royal Opera: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
Concerts | Until 31st March 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Somerset House

Kasper Holten ends his tenure as The Royal Opera's Director of Opera with this new production of Wagner's opera about ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Somerset House

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Driverless Futures: Utopia Or Dystopia'
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Somerset House

A collection of designs and findings drawn from new research that the RCA has developed through public workshops with over ...More

The Design Line
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Somerset House

Take a tour of the new stations, art and public space on London's newest railway in this interactive exhibition....More

42nd Street
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

Stepping Out
Stepping Out
Theatre | Until 17th June 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Tamzin Outhwaite and Nicola Stephenson star in Richard Harris' bittersweet comedy drama, Stepping Out, ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

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 Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Limehouse
Limehouse
Theatre | Until 15th April 2017 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

A thrilling new drama by Steve Waters, Limehouse fictionalises a power struggle at the heart of British politics in 1981 ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 10th September 2017 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 

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Picturehouse Travelling Cinema
Film Events | Until 6th April 

Ealing Filmworks

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema comes to Ealing Filmworks from 23rd March to 6th April 2017, ahead of the permanent Picturehouse cinema opening here in 2019....More

Ealing Filmworks
Ealing Filmworks
Entertainment 

In December 2016 construction of the Ealing Filmworks development began confirming the long-awaited cinema, operated ...More

 
Dandy
Dandy
Dining 

Following a successful pop-up restaurant in a shipping container in London Fields, Daniel Wilson and ...More

 
Feasting with Florence: Mark Jarvis and Florence Knight
Feasting with Florence: Mark Jarvis and Florence Knight
Foodie Events | On 9th April 

Anglo

Florence Knight is back at the stoves for ...More

 
Gome Galily - Supper At The Snail
Gome Galily - Supper At The Snail
Foodie Events | From 6th April 

L'Escargot

Israeli chef Gome Galily, who has worked at ...More

 
The Commercial
The Commercial
Drinking 

Herne Hill pub blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel ...More

 
Springfest German Bier Festival
Foodie Events | On 14th April 

Alexandra Palace

The UK's largest German Bier Festival, Springfest, is back this Easter, bringing a taste of Stuttgart to Alexandra Palace....More

Rick Stein, Barnes
Rick Stein, Barnes
Dining 

Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
Vintage Borough
Vintage Borough
Dining 

Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
parlez
parlez
Dining 

Friends Matt who runs The White Horse pub in Brixton and Louis who works for ...More

 
Lupins
Lupins
Dining 

Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Drinking 

Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
Trawler Trash
Dining 

Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

Machiya
Dining 

Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

Festival Embassy
Festival Embassy
Concerts | On 25th March 

The House Of St Barnabas

In the lead up to Bestival, The House of St Barnabas has partnered with the ...More

 
Race Horse Company: Around
Race Horse Company: Around
Theatre | From 13th April 

Jacksons Lane Theatre

Charming circus show from the Finnish company....More

 
Prosecco Springs
Prosecco Springs
Foodie Events | From 14th May 

Oval Space

London already has festivals dedicated to wine, beer and coffee and now it's the turn ...More

 
Your East End
Your East End
Kids Events | Until 19th March 

Museum of London Docklands

The Museum of London Docklands invites Londoners to explore what the East End means to ...More

 
Robotics Easter Challenge
Robotics Easter Challenge
Kids Events | From 17th April 

National Army Museum

This Easter head to the newly reopened National Army Museum and see if you can ...More

 
The Poetry Brothel
The Poetry Brothel
Theatre | On 18th March 

The Betsey Trotwood

Offering more than just poetry, the Poetry Brothel is a unique and immersive event that ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
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New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
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Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
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