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Late night shopping at Covent Garden Wednesday to Saturday throughout July

Time's running out to take advantage of #CGAfterHours, a series of late night shopping evenings in the picture perfect Covent Garden.

Over 50 stores around the cobbled square stay open late Wednesday through to Saturday throughout July.

As well as a chance to indulge in some evening retail therapy, food trucks will be tempting shoppers with delicious offerings every Thursday — names include Shake Shack, Balthazar, Southern Joe’s, Maxwell’s, Sophie’s Steakhouse and Pizza Pilgrims. After you've satisfied your appetite, get your tipples from the Portobello Road Gin pop-up while listening to live DJ sessions.

Covent Garden After Hours take place Wed-Sat throughout July and last until 9pm. To find out more, visit the Covent Garden website #CGAfterHours.

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