Popular with both tourists and Londoners, Covent Garden is famous for its fantastic array of West End theatres, restaurants, shops and landmarks. The historic Piazza, former home to the famous flower market, is considered the focal point of Covent Garden and is a hub of shopping, dining and entertainment. Tourists flock to Covent Garden to visit landmarks such as The Royal Opera House and The London Transport Museum or simply to soak up its unique ambience whilst Londoners enjoy its cool little side streets filled with boutiques and wonderful restaurants. Alfresco dining is hugely popular in Covent Garden and winter is no exception, with plenty of heated terraces to choose from in the restaurants surrounding the Piazza and beyond. One of the most exciting dining destinations in London, and perfectly located close to the River Thames and Trafalgar Square, there is a great choice of restaurants in Covent Garden.