London neighbourhood guide: Where to eat in Covent Garden | City Pantry
Taste your way through Covent Garden with our top picks - and get most of them delivered straight to your office with City Pantry.
There's something for everyone in the vibrant, full-of-life area of Covent Garden. From vintage markets, to historical monuments, to multiple theatres, this must-see destination in London's West End is buzzing no matter what day of week or time of year.
The best part about Covent Garden you ask? The abundance of food choices, of course. That's where we come in: We've rounded up our top picks on where to eat in Covent Garden for every occasion.
Homeslice is not your average pizza place. Infamous in London for its supersized 20-inch pizzas and unusual toppings, it's the perfect place to enjoy great food with great company. With toppings ranging from barbecued beef brisket to cauliflower shawarma, you know you're in for a fun meal.
So if you're big on pizza, pizzas don't get much bigger than this. Gather the troops, head to Homeslice and tuck into some supersized slices. Be sure to try their Covent Garden special with Naples-imported burrata, Serrano ham, heirloom tomatoes and english asparagus - Trust us, this one is not to be missed.
The best part? You can even get these badboys delivered straight to your workplace with City Pantry to share with the whole team.
For a mid-week dinner: The Real Greek
The Real Greek does exactly what is says: serves real, authentic Greek food in the heart of Covent Garden. Inspired by the healthy and flavourful diet of the Eastern Mediterranean, the menu features a variety of cold, grilled and hot mezze plates perfect for sharing. Think grilled octopus, prawn saganaki, halloumi fries and a list of dips so big you'll struggle to pick just one. Or if you're not in the mood to make any decisions, just pick one of the set menus and let The Real Greek do the work for you - you're guaranteed to be well fed for less than £20 per person.
So the next time you're in the neighbourhood, pay The Real Greek a visit to enjoy some authentic Greek food that'll make you feel like you've just been transported to the island of Crete.
Boy, do Chick'n'Sours know their fried chicken. For the ultimate cheat meal, this is the place in Covent Garden to visit. From heavenly burgers to spicy disco wings, Chick 'n' Sours serves some of the most flavoursome chicken that London has to offer - their free-range, British chicken is buttermilk-battered and pressure-fried for the ultimate crunch. Be sure to add some of their epic side dishes to your order: the bang bang cucumbers and beef-dripping fries are the perfect combo you never knew you needed.
Dreaming of their popcorn chicken as you commute to the office? City Pantry delivers Chick'n'Sours straight to your workplace, any day of the week.
By CHLOE is a plant-based cafe and restaurant in Covent Garden that does not compromise on flavour. Their extensive menu features everything from detox salads, fresh juices and pancakes, to even British classics like 'fish' and chips and Sunday roasts - yes, all 100% vegan. Using local, plant-based ingredients in their dishes and a commitment to sustainability through lowering their carbon footprint, By CHLOE is the perfect place for those who mean well and want to eat well.
So the next time you're in the mood for some wholesome, plant-based food, you won't find somewhere fresher than By CHLOE in the centre of London. Or if you're feeling like some veggies during the workweek, you can even get By CHLOE delivered straight to your office with City Pantry. Sorted.
For a Sunday roast: Hawksmoor
Sundays: The perfect day to sleep in, laze around the house, then enjoy a hearty meal before the week begins. And Hawksmoor's roast in Covent Garden is just the place to go for that indulgent Sunday meal. Voted by many as the best Sunday roast in London, their slow-cooked, 55-day rump steak is served with giant Yorkshire puddings, beef-dripping roast potatoes, vegetables and bone marrow gravy - packed with flavour and deliciously moreish, it's just the meal to end your week on a high.
For a sweet treat: Ladurée
Known all over the world for its abundant selection of colourful macarons, Ladurée is a luxury French bakery originating 150 years ago on the Parisian street of Rue Royale. Now with over 30 locations worldwide and more than 15,000 macarons sold everyday, you know Ladurée means business.
Though famously known for their macarons, there's so much more to try at the Ladurée Patisserie. From fruity millfeuilles to decadent eclairs, this Parisian tearoom is the perfect pitstop through Covent Garden to enjoy a cup of tea and a sweet treat.
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So if you're ready to do food at work the right way, take a look at the restaurants we can deliver in your area.
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