Covent Garden

Paro Indian restaurant Covent Garden

Latest opening: Paro

By Joe Lutrario

Hitherto Brick Lane-based chef Niaz Caan has struck out on his own with an Indian restaurant in Covent Garden.

Chef Gary Lee on his first job and the worst review he's ever received

Flash-grilled: Gary Lee

By James McAllister

The former Ivy executive chef, who now leads the kitchen at Sycamore Vino Cucina within London's Middle Eight hotel in Covent Garden, on his first job and his worst review.

Biershenke acquires former Belgo Centraal in London's Covent Garden for new beer hall

Biershenke heads to Covent Garden

By James McAllister

Munich-style beer hall brand Bierschenke has acquired the former Belgo Centraal site in Covent Garden for its next London location with a view to opening in the spring.

Gura Gura pan Asian restaurant launches in Covent Garden

Gura Gura launches in Covent Garden

By Joe Lutrario

Indian restaurateur Gobind Chona has made his UK debut with Gura Gura, an ‘Asian bar and the kitchen concept’ in Covent Garden’s Slingsby Place.

3 Henrietta Street Mark Greenaway chef

Chefs for Covent Garden’s 3 Henrietta Street revealed

By Joe Lutrario

Upcoming Covent Garden venue 3 Henrietta Street will be home to no less than three restaurants each run by a different chef as well as a flagship site for roastery and coffee house The Gentlemen Baristas.

Inside NoMad London hotel and restaurant Covent Garden

Holding court: Inside NoMad London

By Joe Lutrario

Set inside the Covent Garden building that was once home to Bow Street Magistrates Court, NoMad London looks to have been worth the wait.

Big Mamma confirms Covent Garden restaurant opening

Big Mamma confirms Covent Garden opening

By James McAllister

Restaurant group Big Mamma is to go ahead with its plans to open a third London restaurant, in Covent Garden, despite the current challenging trading environment.

28°-50° buys former Cantina Laredo site

28°-50° takes Cantina Laredo site

By Joe Lutrario

Upmarket wine-focused restaurant brand 28°-50° has taken the former Cantina Laredo site in Covent garden, bringing its total number of London restaurants to two.

Nutshell Iranian restaurant opening Covent Garden

Latest opening: Nutshell

By Sophie Witts

A former Palomar chef serves up his take on Iranian cuisine in London's tourist hub.

Wahlburgers plans to open 15 sites across the UK

Wahlburgers plans to open 15 sites across the UK

By James McAllister & Finn Scott-Delany

Casual dining burger and bar brand Wahlburgers is hoping to rapidly expand operations in the UK, BigHospitality’s sister website MCA has learnt.

Wahlburgers restaurant opening

Latest opening: Wahlburgers

By James McAllister

Wahlburgers, the US burger chain owned by actor Mark Wahlberg and his brothers Paul and Donnie, has finally opened its first European location in London’s Covent Garden.

Alex Povall chef Oystermen restaurant

Flash-grilled: Alex Povall

By Joe Lutrario

Alex Povall is head chef at Covent Garden restaurant Oystermen, which was recently expanded due to popular demand.

Restaurant Eats Out: Covent Garden Frenchie, Floral by Lima, Farzi Cafe

Restaurant Eats Out: Covent Garden

By Joe Lutrario

From Parisian bistro chic to creative Indian food, Covent Garden and its immediate surrounds has no shortage of interesting places to eat.

By Chloe vegan restaurant London

The Lowdown: By Chloe

By Stefan Chomka

The US vegan chain is landing in Covent Garden this autumn, with rumours of a second site planned for London Bridge.

UK managing director John Eckbert and director of operations Marcel Khan

Business profile: Five Guys

By Mark Wingett

A year or so on from landing on British soil, US burger phenomenon Five Guys is on the cusp of becoming a national player. UK managing director John Eckbert and director of operations Marcel Khan discuss the past 12 months and the group’s future.


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