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Staycation in Seven Dials

A round-up of the very best experiences on offer this half-term in Seven Dials

Staycation in Seven Dials
Staycation in Seven Dials

A round-up of the very best experiences on offer this half-term in Seven Dials

Looking for things to do with the family this May Half term? We’ve rounded up the top things to do in London for the perfect half term staycation with the kids…or without them!

The beautiful village of Seven Dials has something to offer for everyone in the family. Why not start the day by visiting the new Art of Banksy exhibition on Earlham Street followed by a spot of shopping. Following the reopening of non-essential retail, a number of new brands have joined our cobbled streets, from cult menswear brand L’Estrange, curated lifestyle and homeware from Start Up with Seven Dials winner, Olive Jennings, and our first ever ‘lab-boutique’ Experimental Perfume Club renowned scent experts.

This Saturday, also marks the return of the infamous Seven Dials Unplugged live music series giving you the chance to have a listen to some of the UK’s top up-and-coming artists on the streets of Seven Dials.

As we follow the Government roadmap for reopening all of our brands are following Government guidance and working hard to ensure protective measures are in place. To see what safety measures are in place visit here.

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Tastes Like London at Seven Dials Market, Earlham St

Seven Dials Market serves up the taste and experience of independent London with 11 juicy micro-restaurants all under one roof. The cuisine hails from around the world, so you’re bound to find something to tickle your tastebuds – plus it’s indoors so you don’t have to worry about the unpredictable British weather!

As well as re-visiting your old favourites Pick & Cheese, Nanban London and Truffle London, Seven Dials Market has welcomed some new foodies for you to try.

New faces include, Filipino-inspired Bongbong famous for its Crispy Pata Pancake, Bad Boy Pizza Society known for its New York style pizzas either by the slice or in 22” servings; an innovative twist on classic fish cookery from BAIT; and Smoke & Bones, serving up a Texas-style BBQ with a menu that celebrates the region’s favourite food.

For opening times and to book please visit here.

Take it to the ‘Next Level’ with Chick ‘N’ Sours, Earlham Street

When Time Out labels you the ‘God of Fried Chicken’s Greatest Gift,’ you’re doing something right! Chick ‘N’ Sours’ menu of fried chicken sandwiches, tenders & wings and assortment of sour cocktails make it the perfect place to let your hair down this half term.

For the menu, please visit here.

Art of Banksy Exhibition, Earlham Street

Tucked away in the streets of Seven Dials, a new Banksy exhibition has just opened its doors, and will be showcasing 80 of the artist’s original works. Prints, screen-prints, sculptures, canvasses, and other unique pieces from 1997 – 2008, ranging from the iconic ‘Girl and Balloon’ ‘Flower Thrower’ and ‘Rude Copper’ to artworks rarely seen by the public.

Tickets are going fast, so book now to avoid disappointment.

For more information and to book tickets please visit here.

Feed Your Fitness at DIGME, Tower Street and Stretch Inc, Shorts Gardens

Want to work up a sweat, dig deep and put your fitness to the test?

Whether you’ve got an hour to yourself or have plans to meet up with your pals, take on an iconic CYCLE, HIIT and YOGA workouts at our very own onsite fitness studio, DIGME on Tower Street.

For a post-workout stretch head to stretching experts, Stretch Inc to enjoy a one-on-one tailored stretching session designed to increase your flexibility and mobility. They say that when you leave, you’ll be an inch or so taller…

To book your class at DIGME click here and post workout stretch at Stretch Inc, book here

Relax at Caudalie, Monmouth Street and Neal’s Yard Remedies, Neal’s Yard

In need of some ‘me’ time?

Seven Dials has two on-site spas for you to choose from, including facial experts at boutique spa, Caudalie on Monmouth Street, and Neal’s Yard Remedies Therapy Rooms based in Neal’s Yard.

If you want to make a day of it, why not book a signature sculpture massage at Caudalie, and a facial rejuvenation massage at Neal’s Yard Therapies helping you to feel relaxed and rebalanced.

Visit our website for opening and booking times here.

Enjoy a salon day at Karine Jackson, 24 Litchfield St

Award-winning sustainable hairdresser Karine Jackson offers a service like no other with her team of industry-leading hair stylists. Covered by the likes of Vogue, Tatler, Marie Claire, ES and more, Karine Jackson offers the latest in hair and beauty including Organic Colour Systems colour, cutting and after care, all while maintaining and evolving her salon’s sustainability practices.

For the price list, please visit here

Look Up!

Seven Dials is back in bloom. Take a stroll, look up and spot our floral displays that adorn the area with brightly coloured pink, red and white flowers, and gorgeous green foliage. And that’s not all, Seven Dials Unplugged is back for select Saturdays throughout June where you’ll will be treated to live music performances from London’s upcoming artists.

To see our Seven Dials Unplugged schedule visit here.

People watching in Neal’s Yard

One of the most famous locations in Seven Dials is Neal’s Yard – hidden away between Neal Street and Monmouth Street. Known for its instagrammable qualities including colourful buildings, twinkly fairy light decorations and delicious independent restaurants it is one of the best spots in London for people watching. With the weather being so unpredictable, you can tuck into dishes from 26 Grains, CVS, Homeslice, and Redemption, while sitting in covered outdoor seating with heaters… it is the perfect place to while away the hours.

Visit our website for more information here.

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