Best Shopping Destinations In London

London is a shopping haven for tourists all across the world. From luxury goods and quirky finds to London department stores and shopping centres, London has it all for shopping enthusiasts.

Here’s to the guide to London’s best shopping destinations.

Oxford Street

Oxford Street is located in the heart of London and is home to over 300 stores and designer outlets. The street has some of the most famous departmental stores like Debenhams and John Lewis.

The nearest tube stations include Bond Street, Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road

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Covent Garden

One of the hottest and most happening destinations of London, Covent Garden is where you can find brands like Chanel, Dior, Hackett, Burberry, Paul Smith and Sandro.

Coco de Mer, Poste Mistress, Unconditional+, Pop Boutique, Orla Kiely and Stephen Jones are some of the places for fashion and clothing.

For jewellery, Tatty Devine, Laura Lee, Thomas Kettle and Kaleido are some of the places to get lovely jewellery.

Regent Street

Located in the heart of West End of London, Regent Street is home to close to 75 international flagship stores like Liberty, Apple, Hamleys, Banana Republic and Anthropologie. People from all across the world come here to shop, eat and relax. The place boasts of numerous bars and restaurants. Some of the famous ones include Aqua and Hawksmoor. The stores start at 10am and generally close between 8 and 9pm. The pl ace has a historic charm and offers interesting items.

Regent Street is at a walking distance from Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus underground stations.

Old Spitalfields Market

Old Spitalfields is located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets close to Christ Church and just outside the City of London. A five-minutes’ walk from the market can take you to Liverpool Street, Shoreditch High Street and Aldgate East tube stations.

Old Spitalfields is one of the best surviving Victorian Market Halls in London. It offers a wide range of stalls selling original fashion, antiques and food offerings. You can find African, bohemian, vintage and other designs.

With the charm of the old together with the style of the new, the market is totally a must-visit. The market offers niche shops and trendy boutiques selling hand-crafted toys.

Old Spitalfields is a gastronomic paradise for food enthusiasts. You can find international food courts, food stalls, restaurants and cafes.

Petticoat Lane Market

Located in the East End of London, Petticoat Lane Market is a famous fashion and clothing market in London. The market sells everything from street-cred clubwear to designer clothes. You can also find an extensive range of household goods at Petticoat Lane Market.

Reaching the Petticoat Lane Market is pretty easy. The area is well connected to public transportation. Aldgate East tube station and Aldgate tube station are the closest underground stations.

Portobello Road Market

Located in the Notting Hill area of Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Portobello Road Market is famous for its antique and unique finds. Running from Chepstow Villas to Westway, the market is fun, trendy and quite colourful. It is home to more than 2000 stalls selling books and clothes.

Visitors flock from all across the world to discover an extensive selection of antiques in Britain.

The market stretches for around two miles and is a lot of fun on a Saturday afternoon.

Brick Lane Market

Brick Lane houses bagel shops, curry houses and clothes. The East End flea market pulls Londoners who have an inclination for vintage, second-hand furniture, jewellery, antiques and accessories.

The nearest tube station is Aldgate East Tube Station.

Camden Lock Market

Camden Lock Market is the cultural heart of London and features some of London’s best artists, designers and sellers. There is also a delicious range of food vendors. Camden Lock is one of the favourite spots for locals and tourists

Camden offers an unbeatable atmosphere. The market is also the place to get excellent street food and sumptuous cuisines from around the world.

Some of other places to shop in London include Westfield Shopping Centre, Carnaby Street, Mayfair/bond street, King’s Road and Knightsbridge.

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