Covent Garden

  • oystermenAfter a 10 month residency in South Kensington, the oyster experts have found a permanent home in Covent Garden to serve up the shellfish every which way, as well as heaps of British seafood, wine, champagne and a very attractive Happy Hour offer…

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  • Sibarita is Covent Garden’s new Catalan wine and cheese bar from Encant’s Victor GarveyAfter wowing Londoners with his Catalan food at Encant and Bravas Tapas, Victor Garvey has teamed up with his dad to open another restaurant on Maiden Lane. This time, it’ll be a laid back wine and cheese bar, with tapas and plenty more to enjoy.

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  • petersham nurseries covent gardenPetersham Nurseries is making the leap from Richmond to central London and they're not doing things by half. They're launching two restaurants, a lifestyle home and garden shop and a delicatessen with a wine cellar AND a florist.

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  • Jimmy Doherty will be serving up cones of potatoes in Covent Garden

    If you’re partial to a cheeky bit of Escape to the Wild, perhaps with a plate of nourishing carbs balancing atop your lap, perhaps this may interest you - Jimmy Doherty will be hosting a special potato-themed event to celebrate the start of Jersey Royal season. 

    The ‘Just Jerseys’ pop-up, which is sponsored

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  • Chick n Sours launches the huge Macho Nacho burger

    Now THAT's a burger. News has just reached us of this very special burger going on the menu at Chick n Sours for the whole of March. It's the Macho Nacho Burger and is "fried thigh, Chengdu chicken, kimchee cheese, Vietnamese pickles". Plus, profits from the £12 burger will go to the Cook for Syria fund. So you might want to start planning when you're popping down for one now.

    The Macho Nacho Burger is on the menu at

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  • The five pork burger is back at Hawksmoor

    After having seen the above photo, it's pretty much the only thing we want to eat now. It's the majestic Five Pork Burger that's now back on the menu at Hawksmoor Seven Dials. 

    And all that pork comes from:

    • A Tamworth pork patty
    • That's topped generously with pulled pork
    • Adding sausage meat stuffing
    • A couple of slices of smoked
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  • Covent Garden’s Masala Zone relaunches new menu and cocktail bar

    Christmas shoppers in Covent Garden who want to warm up with something spicy can now avail of curries, thalis and more at the freshly relaunched Masala Zone. The Covent Garden branch has just had a massive makeover, complete with a new menu and cocktail bar.

    Some of the new dishes include

    • Idiappam Seafood Biryani with rice noodles, prawn, squid, curry leaf, coconut
    • Egg Kottu Paratha
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  • Fererro Rocher are popping up in Covent Garden with a pre-Christmas dessert bar

    You know it's Christmas when you start seeing Ferrero Rocher ads on the TV - but that's not enough for the nutty chocolates this year, they're having a pop-up in Covent Garden too. 

    As to what you'll get from the experience - you can expect a tasting plate of five mini hand-crafted desserts, curated by Cuisson's chef Paul Hannagen. And then - of course - you'll round things off with a Ferrero

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  • Tandoor Chop House is coming to Covent garden

    The latest from the people behind Eggbreak in Notting Hill is coming to Covent Garden next week. They're launching Tandoor Chop House which, as the name suggests, is a cross between a British chop house and a North Indian "communal eatery". 

    Much of the cooking will be based around their three big tandoor ovens which will be the focus of the room. From those, you can expect:

    • Tandoori masala chicken  - half corn
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  • henrietta team

    Hot Dinners exclusive

    It looks like 2017 is starting strong with news that the Experimental Group are going to be opening their first London hotel - oh and they've only gone and got Ollie Dabbous to run the restaurant. Henrietta Hotel will open to guests in early 2017 - the name derives from the Covent Garden street it's situated in. It's the group's second hotel - it'll be a sister venue to their Grand Pigalle in Paris - and their fourth

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  • BungaTINI pizzeria and all day bar opens its doors in Covent Garden

    There’s now wood-fired pizza, cured meats, pastas and Italian treats-a-plenty up for grabs in Covent Garden, thanks to BungaTINI which has just opened its doors.

    It’s the sister restaurant to Bunga Bunga, making it the second offering from its general manager Matthew Richardson, who also managed Venetian small plate institution Polpo.

    There’ll be several menus on offer to suit your mood, depending

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  • cinnamon bazaar

    4/11/16 - updated with soft launch details

    If you’ve always dreamed of visiting Westminster’s majestic Cinnamon Club, but haven’t yet found the right special occasion/outfit/windfall to revel in all its old world plushness, you’re in luck. Coming soon to Covent Garden is another addition to the Cinnamon family, the Cinnamon Bazaar.

    Setting itself apart as a far more relaxed restaurant than its Cinnamon counterparts, the Bazaar will be

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  • ravioliWe Test Drive Margot, an Italian restaurant bringing a little of Mayfair service to Covent Garden.

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  • breadaheaddough

    Keeping London stocked with quality British baking - that’s the mission of bakery Bread Ahead, who’ll be opening their second shop in Seven Dials this October following the ongoing success of their Borough Market branch. Expect to see lots of their famous sugary doughnuts - great for those who’ve accepted welcomed carbs back into their lives with open arms. We hear their Vanilla Custard; Salted Caramel custard and Honeycomb; and Homemade Jam doughnuts will

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  • niro hotel

    So Robert De Niro has just been given the go-ahead to open his first hotel in London (his third after New York and the Philippines). Here's what you need to know about it.

    • It's in Covent Garden - the new hotel will take over a triangular block between Wellington Street, Tavistock Street, Burleigh Street and Exeter Street. The address will give the hotel its name, the Wellington.
    • Expect it to be pretty darned big - the plans submitted to
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