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Seven Dials

Seven Dials | Covent Garden, London, England
+44 20 7333 8118
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Welcome to Seven Dials, the intriguing network of seven atmospheric streets that link Covent Garden to Soho. Always buzzy, packed with independent boutiques, international fashion labels, heritage brands, beauty salons, men’s grooming specialists, traditional pubs, cool cocktail bars, cafes, restaurants, theatres and smart hotels; historic Seven Dials is modern London’s most original shopping and lifestyle destination.
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Seven Dials | Covent Garden, London, England
Covent Garden
+44 20 7333 8118
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A quaint little area shaped like a starburst with a unique sun dial in the centre with 7 streets leading out from it. Lovely boutique shops, coffee shops, cafés and more amongst it's streets. One end you have Shaftesbury Avenue and the other side Charing...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love the village feel and convenience. You will never go hungry. Great shopping and easy access to the subway.

Thank astropig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seven Dials, just off Covent Garden is a vibrant, stylish area with lots of independent shops, restaurants and bars. Unfortunately, the famous Seven Dials monument is now basically a roundabout with a constant stream of traffic, especially taxis.

Thank DunelmArts
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We didn't have a reservation, which they may prefer. We had a lovely pre show lunch, the meal was brought out promptly when we told the waiter that we didn't have a lot of time before the show, the service was efficient and friendly, restaurant...More

Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Seven dials is a road junction with a pillar with seven sun dials on connecting seven roads. The area has some delightful shops and restaurants and is very close to Covent Garden.

Thank Caz C
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Seven Dials is a monument near Covent Garden. The monument has seven sun dials at the top which each point down a road. This the creates a small roundabout that easily clogs up with traffic, leaving a strong smell and taste of diesel in the...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 18 June 2017

If you are in central London then try and get to Seven Dials. It's close to Covent Garden, Leicester Square and Tottenham Court Road tube stations. There's lots of nice shops in the area as well as theatres, restaurants and bars. In the centre of...More

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Seven D, Manager at Seven Dials, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi therichastill, Thank you for your kind words about seven Dials. Hope you can visit again soon.

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I took two tourists and a friend to the seven dials and roads around to enjoy the london summer. There are lots of individual shops cafes and restaurants. You can easily fiend the whole day in the area. We sat outside at Timber Yard for...More

Thank Sharonfv
Seven D, Manager at Seven Dials, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Sharonfv, We're delighted to hear you had a good time visiting Seven Dials. Stop by again soon.

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

While taking a walk near Covent Garden, I came across this unique seven road crossing. This is a junction where seven streets converge. At the centre of the crossing there's a pillar that has six sundials. So, technically this must be Six Dials. Originally there...More

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Seven D, Manager at Seven Dials, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi rohitrc, Thank you for stopping by and sharing your photos of Seven Dials. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

It's called Seven Dials because it's the point where seven streets meet, yet the restored sundial in the middle has six faces because Thomas Neale changed his plans from six to seven streets after it had been positioned in the 1690s. It was intended to...More

Thank futtock21
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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