Neal's Yard is a courtyard in Seven Dials that looks very different from anything else in London. Colourful buildings, windows, doors and plants make this a popular location for photographers.
Neal's Yard is named after Thomas Neale; a 17th-century developer created the Seven dials area. In 1976 Nicholas Saunders bought one of the buildings and created the Whole Food Warehouse, which became a success. The success attracted other businesses to Neal's Yard transforming the courtyard to what it is today.
Neal's Yard has a range of cafes, restaurants and shops as well as health and beauty products. The cafes and the wine bars are great for relaxing during or after a busy day. Some of the places we recommend visiting are Neal's Yard Remedies for organic beauty products, Redemption Bar and Wild Food Cafe for vegetarian food and 26 Grains and Jacob the Angel for coffee.
Neal's Yard is about 10 minutes walk from Covent Garden. The main entrance is on Short's Gardens, one of the streets starting from the Seven Dials Monument. The other way to access it is via Monmouth Street, a street also starting from the Seven Dials Monument.