Fun Things To Do In Covent Garden

Theatre, pop-ups, club nights, supper clubs - Covent Garden isn't just melting pot of shops and stand-up tourist attractions, it's notorious for some of the best things to do in London, from the theatre district down to Seven Dials. To help you keep on top of what's what, we continutally top up this list of the best things to do in the area, whether you're a brunch buff or on the hunt for something unique. Check out our recommendations for the best events in Covent Garden below. 

Last edited by Scarlett Welch

Last updated on 7th June 2024




Prelude By Oriole

This cool pop-up bar is located in Covent Garden bringing speakeasy vibes and a taste of what we can expect at their big reopening later this year. Their cocktail list takes inspiration from blends all over the world - we're talking Roku gin and absinthe concoctions like the Chicha Alta or a fruity Saraburi Punch. You can nab Nikkei-style small plates too, so munch on raw scallops, beef tartare of chickpea chips with aioli while enjoying the free live piano music on offer.

BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH AT TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD

There's nowhere more fun than Tequila Mockingbird, and their high-energy bottomless brunches are no different - complete with limbo competitions, bingo and pinatas. Themed around discos, hoedowns or fiestas, you can expect 90 minutes of unlimited margaritas, prosecco, beer and pizza while drag and cabaret hosts get the party started with fantastic performances to pop classics - starting from £30 per person.

Firmdale Hotels

Every month, Firmdale Hotels run their fantastic wine dinners at the Covent Garden Hotel, each one focusing on tipples from different regions across the world. Sip on Spanish sherry, South African reds or sparkling English wine, all while munching on a carefully curated menu to match your drinks - with tickets costing £90 per person.

Salvador & Amanda

Looking for fun events in Covent Garden? Head over to Salvador & Amanda where the Spanish bar is serving up more than just sangria. Specialising in authentic tapas, live music and bottomless dinners, it's got something for every craving.

A Night of Theatrics! London Cabaret Show

@ Phoenix Arts Club on Various dates from Wednesday 19th June 2024

For an evening packed with dazzling entertainment, snap up tickets starting from £20 each to A Night Of Theatrics! London Cabaret Show at Phoenix Arts Club. The venue is famed for its performances and this lineup of variety acts is no exception. Think musical theatre stars, character comedy and a sprinkling of burlesque for good measure. 

Blame Gloria

Blame Gloria Covent Garden is a fun destination for bottomless brunches complete with a drag host, a meal and 90 minutes of unlimited fizz, beer or cocktails. But that's not all, as they each follow a theme - from ABBA to 00s and female pop icons.

CellarDoor

On the hunt for quirky things to do in Covent Garden? CellarDoor is the sexy speakeasy that's keeping you entertained throughout the week with a wicked lineup of events. Get ready for burlesque, live music, drag show and so much more.

Drag Night Dinner in Covent Garden

@ Inamo Covent Garden on Fri, 19th Jul 2024 @ 20:00 - 21:35

The high-tech sushi restaurant Inamo is hosting a Drag Night Dinner in Covent Garden on a regular basis, where you'll enjoy three dishes from a pan-Asian set menu alongside plenty of cocktails and prosecco. You can also enjoy a fantastic 45-minute performance from fabulous drag queens, promising dancing, sequins and audience interaction - all for just £29.95 per person.

Focaccia & Cocktail Masterclass with Dinner

@ Bunga Bunga Covent Garden on Every Thursday from 27th June

Become an expert in Italian food and drink with Bunga Bunga's epic masterclass. Learn how to mix up an Aperol spritz and negroni while munching on freshly baked focaccia before trying your hand at forming your own dough. You'll then get to create a customised pizza with any toppings you'd like, before they bake it ready for you to eat alongside a glass of red or white wine – all for £65 each. 

Bling my Bits Party

@ Tequila Mockingbird Covent Garden Lyceum on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th June 2024

Looking for something a little different? then head to Tequila Mockingbird this June, for a quirky event in vibrant, neon surrounds. Their Bling my Bits Party provides everything you need to paint and decorate a piece of phallic pottery to take home with you, before you take part in their cheeky quiz for the chance to win prizes. Even better? Your £48 ticket includes three cocktails or mocktails while you paint.

The Escapologist

When it comes down to fun things to do in Covent Garden, the Mamma Mia party and other themed brunches at The Escapologist are sure to impress. Gather your pals for an afternoon of live entertainment from West End stars, accompanied by bottomless booze and tasty eats.