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Churches in Covent Garden…
St Paul’s Church, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, St Martin in the Fields and St Mary le Strand

Fine jewellery at EHTHELE London
We are very excited to introduce you to one of Covent Garden’s newest – and most glamorous – businesses, fine jewellery boutique, Ehthele London. This is the brand’s seventh opening and founder Maria Alanen, a TV celebrity in her native Finland, is the charismatic figurehead for the new boutique opening at 146 The Strand this April.

To make an appointment please contact 

T: +44 207 043 2601 or
+44 207 240 3833  


The Savoy

& The Collective You

The ever ingenious Savoy have hired Dennis Gocer and his studio to be their photographer in residence. Guests and event-goers at The Savoy can visit his pop-up studio to have stunning black and white portraits taken. Images will be edited and printed there and then so you can take them away.

Portraits from £450.
E: savoy@fairmont.com or T: +44 (0)207 386 4343

785 @ 372 since 1909

The Strand Palace Hotel has just launched its first new guestrooms in an extensive refurbishment of all 785 bedrooms. In preparation for the ‘roaring 2020s’, the new look harks back to the hotel’s art deco glory days – and the original deco entrance to 372 Strand is now with the V&A…

Visit strandpalacehotel.co.uk

Benjamin Pollock’s toy shop 

Celebrates 37 years in the Piazza
Delighting children and adults alike with their traditional toys.
Their best seller remains the coveted intricate pop-up theatres.


Tea & Coffee

10am-noon (Monday to Friday) until the end of April 2018

Discover… the incredible café hidden in the Crypt at St Martin-in-the-Fields, one of the best-kept secrets in the area. Bring along a copy of The Covent Gardener to receive a complimentary tea or coffee.

(One coffee or tea per customer with valid ID for living or working in the area.
Can be used in St Martin-in-the-Fields Café in the Crypt in March and April 2018 or the Café the Courtyard in April 2018 only. Subject to availability. Not valid with any other offer. No cash alternative.)


If you live in the area, love the area, or have stories past present or future you would like to share with The Covent Gardener, please get in touch by emailing jeannine@thecoventgardener.com

Petersham NURSERIES’

much anticipated restaurants are now taking reservations.  Opening 19th and 23rd April La Goccia (19th)  The Petersham (23rd)

T: 020 7305 7676 www.petershamnurseries.com


 Leading chef Eneko Atxa introduces a brand new menu to celebrate the Basque country’s famous pintxos – the insider word for tapas.

Tortilla and croquetas like you’ve never tasted, mouthwatering slow-cooked oxtail and a fiendish anchovy & tomato compote.

T: 020 7300 0300 

E: eneko@onealdwych.com 

WIN £200 Theatre voucher 

Londoners and high-profile actors are often spotted in the morning at the Leicester Square TKTS booth to secure elusive tickets.

We have a £200

TKTS Theatre Token to give away to a lucky reader to see the show of their choice.

Follow us on Instagram @thecoventgardener  and tell us what show you would love to see.