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A locals' guide to WC2E

"Restaurants and charming shops sit in and around Convent Garden's former market place."

Alex Fleet

"London's Southbank never fails to entertain with its food markets, restaurants, street art, shows, and exhibitions. It's my favourite place in London!"

James Blackler

"The National Gallery showcases the world's most regarded artists in the heart of London."

Alex Fleet

What is your favourite place?

Where do WC2E locals go?

Royal Opera House

My favourite place in all of London, the Royal Opera House stages world class performances. Although top seats are pricey, you can get cheap tickets from £5 if you're happy to be further back.

London Film Museum

'Bond in Motion' exhibition - see the actual cars and gadgets of 007 made famous by the movies!

Dishoom

If you really want to taste Indian food, then this is the place to go. They offer chai (tea) in a little cup. The atmosphere at this place is amazing - it feels just like Bombay!

Kastner and Ovens

The best lunch stop in Covent Garden bar none. They have a daily changing menu of healthy salads and dishes to take away.

Busaba Ethai

This is the perfect place for a quick and tasty dinner with friends in central London. The pad thai is so tasty and they even have an app that you can save money with.

Porterhouse

A traditional pub over a whopping 12 levels with a cosy atmosphere and two cocktails for £10 during happy hour! It's also a great place for watching sports...

Brasserie Blanc

One of world renowned chef Raymond Blanc's chain restaurants with delightful views over Covent Garden. Ideal for after work drinks or reasonably priced, freshly prepared meals.

Bageriet

A Swedish bakery selling the best cinnamon rolls in town!

The Savoy Hotel

World famous Omelette Arnold Bennett!

Bloomsbury Square

A beautiful spot to sit in the sunshine!

Waterloo Bridge

Exceptional views over a number of London's most famous landmarks...

Wild & Wood

The best coffee shop in London!

My Old Dutch

The best place for pancakes on Shrove Tuesday - or any day of the year for that matter!

Rosa's Thai Cafe

Freshly made dishes with lots of taste - great for sharing and reasonably priced wine too.

Bone Daddies

A small but tasty menu of Japanese ramen dishes.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Covent Garden, Holborn, Soho, West End, Bloomsbury, Southwark, Fitzrovia, Mayfair, Euston and Clerkenwell

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"Rules is the oldest restaurant in London, having opened in 1798 and it is here that King Edward VII entertained his mistress. Rumour has it that a second entrance was installed so that the then prince could take her to a private room."

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