Covent Garden area guide
Why Covent Garden is a great place to work
Covent Garden in London is home to world-class shops and restaurants and boasts a variety of office spaces.
From 10,000sq foot open-plan offices through to boutique spaces, there is space for all types of business.
The benefits of working in Covent Garden
If you have a lot of international clients, Covent Garden is the ideal location for your business. Based in one of the most prestigious areas in London, it benefits from excellent transport links. It is home to some of the most luxurious hotels in London including the Henrietta Hotel and the iconic Savoy.
For some well-deserved downtime, there are numerous bars and restaurants including the internationally renowned Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. and Neal’s Yard, which has a host of trendy bohemian shops and cafes.
Covent Garden boasts a number of iconic landmarks. The Mall frames views of Buckingham Palace whilst The National Gallery showcases work from some of the world’s most renowned artists.
Places to entertain clients in Covent Garden
Covent Garden is bursting with places to entertain your business clients. It sits in the heart of London’s West End and is a hub for the arts and culture.
The Royal Opera House
The Royal Opera House is home to the Royal Opera and Royal Ballet. With buildings dating back to 1858, it is also architecturally spectacular. The Royal Opera House has a calendar of regular events, although these often sell out quickly. Enjoy opera and ballet, as well as dances and theatre shows.
Covent Garden Market
The market at Covent Garden is one of London’s most recognisable attractions. It dates back to the 17th century and offers an abundance of food, farmers markets, events and cultural festivals.
Built in 1776, Somerset House is one of the few remaining palaces that used to line the River Thames. Its stately piazza hosts concerts and events such as open-air cinemas. Somerset House is home to some of the most dynamic businesses in the UK with an ambitious cultural programme.
Covent Garden by night
London never sleeps, and Covent Garden comes alive in the evening with a number of prestigious bars, pubs and restaurants. Wine and dine your clients in style in the heart of London.
Drinks and dinner at Rules
Rules is London’s oldest restaurant, serving traditional British dinners. It is an ideal location for entertaining clients, as well as your team. Rules specialise in classic game dishes plus oysters, puddings and pies. After dinner, head up to Upstairs at Rules – the best cocktail bar in London. Plush and comfortable, there is also a stunning winter room, complete with glass ceilings and palms.
Clos Maggiore is the perfect place to wow your clients. With wood-panelled rooms that are styled on beautiful country inns in Tuscany and Provence, it boasts a retractable glass room, atmospheric candlelight and foliage entwined around the ceiling and walls. The food at Clos Maggiore matches its surroundings, with fine French cuisine on offer.