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The King's Coronation in Covent Garden

The King's Coronation in London

6th - 8th May

Celebrating the very best of British heritage and culture, head to Covent Garden this Coronation Weekend for a momentous royal occasion. From our iconic Market Building adorned in union jacks to themed dining, shopping and experiences across the estate.

Come together to mark the historic event in the heart of London. With over 55 al fresco restaurant dining spots across our pedestrianised neighbourhood, toast in the sunshine over the long weekend.

Stay tuned for more information coming soon on Coronation goings on...

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The Crown Jewels Garden

Introducing the brand new bespoke Coronation pub experience ‘The Crown Jewels Garden’ - open now until 14th May on the East Piazza. Serving a host of British drinks brands to quench your thirst, including Aspall Cider, Sharps and Tarquins Gin. Meet the makers and enjoy talks on the heritage of these British drinks brands every Tuesday and Wednesday.

In true English style, take a bite from traditional bar snacks including pork and fennel and vegan sausage rolls, pies and more. Feeling lucky? Win the ultimate Covent Garden Coronation Hamper with a visit to our pop up, simply scan the QR code located on our benches to be in with a chance!

Don’t miss the King’s Coronation LIVE from the Piazza with a screening of the ceremony. Plan your visit to The Crown Jewels Garden, open daily from midday – 9pm.

Coronation Afternoon Tea in Covent Garden

Covent Garden is serving up the best in Coronation Afternoon Tea's to celebrate the royal event. Be sure to pre-book your experience to avoid disappointment.

  • Indulge in a Champagne Cream Tea at  The Ivy Market Grill 

  • French afternoon tea at Ladurée with unbeatable views of the Covent Garden Piazza

  • King’s Coronation Afternoon Tea at The Petersham
    May 5th - 8th. In honour of HRH King Charles' Coronation, the menu takes inspiration from the regional specialties of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, highlighting the UK’s favourite teatime treats.

  • VyTA x Laurent Perrier champagne afternoon tea on the balcony overlooking the Piazza and Market Building

  • Experience a traditional Afternoon Tea at Tuttons in time for the Coronation

  • Tea with a twist at Cinnamon Bazaar. A modern, Indian-inspired take on the quintessential classic afternoon tea.

  • Charlie & The Chocolate Factory themed afternoon tea at One Aldwych

  • Signature afternoon tea experience at Tea Emporium Mariage Frères where guests can choose from over 200 types of tea

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What's On for The King's Coronation

For celebratory photo moments from mid-April onwards the historic Market Building and streets throughout Seven Dials will be adorned with over 4,000 Union Jack flags.

A new art installation in celebration of the Coronation will be created by Insta-famous graffiti artist Jimmy C, who previously designed Brixton’s iconic David Bowie memorial mural. Taking iconography from the Coronation, Jimmy will be live painting an extra special themed mural on Tuesday 25th April

In partnership with recycling initiative ‘Every Can Counts’. The installation will be made of over 700 cans as a nod to Covent Garden’s sustainability ethos. Visitors can watch the live painting throughout the day on the North Piazza, where it will remain in situ until 30th May.

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