Covent Garden

neal's yard dairy covent garden

LONDON | Neal’s Yard Dairy is located in Neal’s Yard, Covent Garden, and is a must visit place for lovers of cheese. It was founded in 1979 by Nick Saunders and Randolph Hodgson, and is one of the forerunners of the wholefood movement in London. Described by some as London’s ‘foremost

london transport museum covent garden

LONDON | The London Transport Museum is one of London’s most fascinating museums, owing to its relevance to the modern day. Public transport is such an important part of London life and a visit to this museum helps put the modes of transport used today in their historical perspective. The museum

frenchie covent garden review

LONDON | Frenchie is the Covent Garden outpost of the popular Parisian restaurant of the same name, with owner Gregory Marchand, who has worked in some of the top kitchens around the world, taking all of these influences to create some very tasty and inspiring food. This isn’t your typical French bistro and the food

monmouth coffee covent garden review

LONDON | Monmouth Coffee started roasting coffee at their original Covent Garden site since 1978, and continued to roast here until 2007, when they upgraded to a roastery in Bermondsey. They sell beans (whole and ground), single cone filter coffee and espresso based drinks. When we first got an espresso

heliot steak house covent garden review

LONDON | Leicester Square is not a part of London that springs to mind when considering quality dining options and a casino in Leicester Square is one of the most unlikely places we thought we would find ourselves enjoying an impressive dinner. We were invited to The Heliot Steak House in

barrafina drury lane review

LONDON | Where to take a first time visitor to London? When you have an out of town guest, the pressure is on to deliver on the restaurant selection. Barrafina Drury Lane is the new, Covent Garden outpost of the popular Spanish casual dining restaurant and as we’re big fans

London offers visitors some of the best shopping in the world.  There truly is some thing for everyone.  Of the many districts that offer a retail experience to visitor’s Soho and Covent Garden are two of the best – shops, cafes, restaurants, night-life, theatre – it’s all here. Let me

Today’s post is a walk from Russell Square, down through Holborn into Covent Garden, through Chinatown and ending at Piccadilly Circus. Just outside Russell Square Underground station there are people in the morning and evening rush hour handing out free papers. They are very light on material and are primarily