The Best Shops in Covent Garden, London

The Best Shops in Covent Garden, London

Covent Garden, in London's West End, is known for its great collection of theatres, which offer opera, comedy shows and plays throughout the day. However, if theatre isn't your thing the area also boasts a great collection of speciality book stores, delis and perfumeries. With a large cobbled square and indoor marketplace surrounded by restaurants, shops and theatres, Covent Garden attracts many tourists and locals all year round. 

  1. Stanfords

    Curious day-trippers, confused tourists, open-minded holidaymakers and fearless explorers have been providing a footfall of loyal patrons to Stanfords since its establishment in 1853. Starting out with cartographic services…

    12-14 Long Acre, WC2E 9LP London

  2. Tim Bryars Ltd.

    Located on Covent Garden’s Cecil Court – a bastion of London’s antiquarian book trade – Tim Bryars Ltd. deals in an array of rare maps, atlases and prints whose provenances span a period of some 500 years. Bearing in mind…

    7 Cecil Court, WC2N 4EZ London

  3. Murdock

    When Brendan Murdock opened his first shop in 2006, it was a visible sign of the changing attitude towards male personal grooming. Murdock’s Covent Garden store is a gentleman’s barber, meaning wet shaves, beard treatments and…

    18 Monmouth Street, WC2H 9HB London

  4. Koenig Books

    As Europe’s largest independent bookseller, it is only natural that Koenig Books should have a branch on the famous literary thoroughfare of Charing Cross Road. Opened in 2006, the bookstore is one of London’s greatest resources…

    80 Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0BB London

  5. Coco De Mer

    Taking its name from the rare palm seed that resembles the female form Coco de Mer is a departure from the seedy sex shops of yesteryear, bringing erotica into luxurious and stylish arena. The store was founded in 2001 by Sam…

    23 Monmouth Street, WC2H 9DD London

  6. Storey's Ltd

    Storey’s Ltd has called Cecil Court home since 1929. Originally established by Harold Storey, it remained a family affair until it was sold to Ted Kingswood, an avid traveler who supplied journals and periodicals to emerging…

    1-3 Cecil Court, WC2N 4EZ London

  7. Neal's Yard Dairy

    Walking into a Neal’s Yard Dairy shop, the first thing that becomes apparent is the passion for the produce. Established in 1979, it is this infectious love for cheese that has led to Neal’s Yard Dairy achieving institution…

    17 Shorts Gardens, WC2H 9AT London

  8. Penhaligon's

    Established in 1870, Penhaligon's is one of the oldest perfume houses in London. Its founder, William Penhaligon, owned a barber shop on Jermyn Street that was right next door to a Turkish hammam. As the story goes, customers…

    41 Wellington Street, WC2E 7BN London

  9. Tatty Devine

    British jewelry brand Tatty Devine has gained a cult following among fashion enthusiasts, and you'll understand why once you enter any of their two London boutiques. Having met at the Chelsea School of Art as Fine Art students…

    44 Monmouth Street, WC2H 9EP London

  10. Do Shop

    Talk to Luca, one half of the ownership team behind Do Shop, and he’ll confidently tell you that there are four things a product must have to feature in his store: Beauty, Functionality, Simplicity, and Uniqueness. Sound like a…

    34 Shorts Gardens, WC2H 9PX London