Welcome to the Market Building & Piazza

Arriving at the Covent Garden tube station? Take a wander down James Street and be greeted by our North Piazza and world-famous Market building.

Claiming the crown jewels title of Covent Garden, our historic Market Building and surrounding streets are home to some of London's best al fresco dining and pop up experiences, spread across our pedestrianised Piazza.

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The Covent Garden Market Building boasts three floors of shopping, dining and performance. Pedestrianised after 10:30am, explore the individual traders at the Apple Market to the big name brands, there's something for everyone.

Covent Garden Highlights

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The Glossier Flagship

Calling all beauty enthusiasts. A Covent Garden exclusive, the UK's only Glossier store

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Kick Game

Sneakers and Style, specialising in rare and exclusive sneakers and apparel from top brands

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Covent Garden Royal Opera House Arcade

The Royal Opera House Arcade

Surrounded by culture, Covent Garden is home to the Royal Opera House and it's arcade of shopping. From Mulberry and Guerlain to the Rolex Boutique located in Bucherer, indulge in luxury when exploring the arches of the Royal Opera House architecture. 

All shopped out? Enjoy a show-stopping performance of Ballet or a backstage tour of the historic theatre. Covent Garden Highlight: Head to the top floor of the Royal Opera House to discover their terrace bar and restaurant. Enjoy rooftop views of the Piazza and a glass of champagne in hand.

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One-of-a-kind al fresco

Unique to Covent Garden's pedestrianised Piazza, discover over 1,400+ al fresco dining seats across our neighbourhood with many located across our Market Building and Piazza. From balcony views to heated seating for the winter, find al fresco options at VyTA, Ladurée, Na Na Café, SUSHISAMBA, Shake Shack, Tuttons and more...

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