Things to Do in Covent Garden This Week
Here is your weekly roundup of the best events, exclusive moments and miss-this-miss-out experiences in Covent Garden this week.
LONDON CALLED, GLOSSIER ANSWERED
What: The cult beauty brand all over your Instagram feed has popped up in Covent Garden and in true Glossier style the space is an insta-dream. Shop the full collection whilst being helped by their incredible in store team and don't forget to get THAT selfie in front of the millennial pink rooftop. UPDATE: They love London so much they are staying for a bit longer...
The finer details: Now open for the rest of 2020!
NOW OPEN: DOMINIQUE ANSEL
What: Chef Dominique Ansel, named World’s Best Pastry Chef by the World’s 50 Best Awards, is thrilled to announce the opening of Dominique Ansel Treehouse, a new bistro and bakery in London’s Covent Garden.
The finer details: Downstairs is takeaway, upstairs is the restaurant and you're going to need a booking for it. To celebreate the opening, Dominique Ansel has taken over our Infinity Chamber from until15th February.
What: SUSHISAMBA is bringing some Brazilian flair to Covent Garden with their Carnaval celebrations this February. Shake off the storms, sit back and sip on a caipirinhas and whilst you enjoy a night like no other!
Feel the Carnaval euphoria in the heart of Covent Garden with nightly performances by colourful samba dancers and heart-thumping batucada drummers. Toast Carnaval with SUSHISAMBA's refreshing caipirinhas, and feast on Brazilian-inspired menu specials curated by Regional Executive Chef Andreas Bollanos.
The finer details: From Thursday 20th until Saturday 22nd February between 8pm and 11pm. Booking is essential.
BOND, JAMES BOND
What: The ultimate exhibition for any Bond fan just got better! Action vehicles from the new James Bond film No Time To Die now on show at Bond In Motion, which is the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles in the world. Included in the new display are James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 stunt replica with damage and bullet hits, James Bond’s Aston Martin V8, James Bond’s Land Rover Series III from Jamaica, Ash’s New Land Rover Defender 110 with continuity damage from Norway sequence, Primo’s Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE as seen in Matera, Italy and Nomi’s Royal Alloy GT125 scooter from Jamaica.
The finer details: Open seven days a week, the London Film Museum cost £14.50 for adults, children and concessions £9.50 and under 5s go free
CHAMPAGNE SAMBA NOVA
What: Unarguably one of the most eagerly awaited restaurant openings ever, SUSHISAMBA is now open on Covent Garden’s famed Opera Terrace. Known for its unique blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine and culture the new venue at the iconic Opera Terrace atop the historic Grade II-listed Market Building is a stunning addition to brand’s existing locations.
It wouldn't be a restaurant in Covent Garden without an amazing Pre Theatre offering and from now until the end of February the fushion restauarant is offering their pre theatres diners a complimentary glass of champagne when dining.
The finer details: Book via the website, to claim your free glass of champagne until 29th February. 2 dishes for £28 or 3 dishes for £32. Available Monday to Friday from 3pm until 6pm.
PETERSHAM x COOL EARTH TEA
What: Petersham Nurseries Covent Garden is partnering with climate charity Cool Earth to create a special afternoon tea, available from Thursday 9th January to Sunday 29th March 2020. Available for 12 weeks only, the limited-edition afternoon tea menu is influenced by Cool Earth’s mission in the Peruvian rainforest while retaining Petersham Nurseries core ethos of protecting the environment and giving back to the communities they work alongside – and, of course, using locally and ethically sourced ingredients. The afternoon tea will combine Petersham Nurseries classics and Peruvian inspired sweets, presented on a beautiful rainforest-themed hand-blown glass centrepiece with a tree sprouting from the top.
The finer details: On the menu until Sunday 29th March, priced at £55 and avaliable Thursday to Sunday between 3pm - 4.30pm at The Petersham
TED TO TOTE
What: Love Ted Baker? Love a limited edition tote? Then this in the promotion for you. Shop at their Flagship store on Floral Street between 14th and 18th February to discover more.
The finer details: Spend £200 or more at Ted Baker’s Floral Street store between 14th and 18th February to receive a limited edition Ted tote bag. Return to store using your tote to receive 15% off all year (T&C’s apply: see in-store for details.)
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