Home to the artsy, creative media crowds, Shoreditch - despite being several decades into its gentrification - is nevertheless an intriguing place to hang out. Think gritty, urban albeit affluent. Contemporary culture with an industrial architectural vibe. Walls plastered in street graffiti - only outstandingly good. Shops and entrepreneurial ventures can be found in all sorts of nooks and cranny's.
Covent Garden is enjoying a grand-scale renaissance, attracting an impressive selection of hip bars and restaurants to open their doors here. Super vibrant and on-trend, you'll discover an interesting mix of independent traders, really good shopping and places to eat. If you remember it as a tired tourist destination, it's time to make another trip; streets and streets of discovery.
Here you'll find a happy, colourful, community-spirited and awesomely multi-cultural neighbourhood. Nicely low-key and edgy, it's a boho scene of art galleries, delis, bars, cafes and vintage clothing stores. A genuine cultural mecca with food to match and hidden gems blending with the live music vibe.