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Things to do in Soho/Covent Garden

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Soho/Covent Garden. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Soho/Covent Garden attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Soho/Covent Garden to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Soho/Covent Garden.

  • Annex 3

    Behind the unprepossessing facade lies a bizarre array of opulently campy bric-a-brac (Meccano model sets, twinkly mini-carousels, and 3-D painting... More
  • Chinawhite

    One of London’s most popular upscale nightclubs, Chinawhite is frequented by wealthy tourists and celebrities, with former patrons including Kate M... More
  • Gordon's Wine Bar

    The city’s most storied wine bar has been operating as such since 1890, and today you can relish a glass of one of 80 wines (a blackboard shows dai... More
  • Hope and Greenwood

    Inside London’s Covent Garden, Hope and Greenwood is a small confections shop offering a variety of handmade British sweets. Inside the red storefr... More
  • Lamb & Flag

    In 1679, a man attacked John Dryden in this tiny pub’s alleyway for writing scurrilous verses about one of Charles II’s mistresses. These days, dri... More
  • Liberty

    A London institution since 1875, Liberty’s a mainstay that’s as overwhelming as it is essential. Despite its historic appearance (Tudor timber-fram... More
  • Mark’s Bar

    Seductively stylish yet surprisingly unpretentious, this modern Soho speakeasy is ideal for small groups and couples hoping to get cozy over Curaca... More
  • Milk & Honey, London

    From the street you wouldn’t know this bar exists (there’s no signage or visible address; it’s between numbers 59 and 63), but inside you may as we... More
  • Paper Club

    Art Deco-inspired suites, private chambers, and secret passageways make up London’s hottest nightclub. Not surprisingly, it’s tough to get in, thou... More
  • Paul Smith, Covent Garden

    Britain’s best-known men’s wear designer is gregarious and charming, and his eccentricities manifest in discreetly peculiar and impeccably tailored... More
  • Pigalle Club

    Supper clubs and cabarets are London’s latest craze, and Shaun Clarkson lent his design expertise to this one. The name doesn’t refer to the saucy ... More
  • Ronnie Scott's

    A mere 47 years after Ronnie Scott and fellow saxophonist Pete King launched this legendary jazz venue, current owner Sally Greene (who runs the Ol... More
  • Royal Opera House

    A stunning Covent Garden landmark, the Royal Opera House is one of the world’s greatest opera houses. The Grade I-listed building was built in 1858... More
  • Selfridges & Co.

    Its impressive pillared facade, spanning an entire block, hints at the retail experience within, but this is no ordinary department store. Inside, ... More
  • Topshop, Soho

    No other store follows the catwalks so closely or initiates its own national trends like Topshop, a mecca for high-street fashion. What looks like ... More

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