Enjoy a deluxe Guest Room with high speed internet, mini-bar and coffee and tea making facilities in the heart of London. Luxury facilities, at this beautiful deluxe hotel by Covent Garden, include valet parking, room service, concierge and currency exchange. There is also a fully equipped business centre for those needing to catch up on work during their stay. The onsite restaurant and bar, with wooden floors and a welcoming ambiance, serves traditional afternoon tea as well as freshly made British dishes. The Cafe Bar is perfect for pre dinner cocktails or champagne as well as light bites such as soups and sandwiches.
Rules is London’s oldest restaurant, dating back to 1798 imagine if these walls could talk. With an array of hunting trophies and vintage prints on the walls, you’ll feel like you’ve journeyed back in time. Grab a velvet booth and order from the sumptuous menu which includes seasonal game from the restaurant’s own Pennine estate. This charming restaurant is perfect for romantic dinners and special occasions. Just down the road is Porterhouse, this Irish bar serves up international ales and hearty food. The outside terrace is a real draw too- perfect for meeting friends.
Covent Garden is a great place to find quirky shops. The Moomin shop and The Tintin Shop are both found here, great for indulging in your childhood favourites or taking your kids for souvenirs. Mainstream shops include Zara, H&M and French Connection. If you can brave it, a trip to Oxford Street is a must for shopaholics. The flagship Topshop store is so big you could spend the whole day there!
Basing yourself in Theatreland, you can’t miss out on seeing a show. With the main theatres on your doorstep it’s difficult to choose which one. War Horse is a great option for families with older children, whilst Matilda and Shrek are great for little ones. If it’s adults only, you may want to consider watching an opera or the ballet at The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Whichever you decide to do, you won’t be disappointed.
For a spot of culture, the London Transport Museum is located just off the main square in Covent Garden. Learn about the interesting and ever evolving journey of the London transport system with plenty of images and artefacts to marvel over. The gift shop is worth a look in even if you don’t make the museum, with fun souvenirs such as tube sign pillowcases, tube map nail files and ‘mind the gap’ mugs.