Want to enjoy some retail therapy when you are next in the city? Here are our top picks for sensational shopping experiences in London.
The number one shopping destination in London. Oxford Street is home to over 300 shops, boutiques, outlets and stores including Selfridges. Many high street shops have their flagship stores here, so you can expect to find the very best and very latest of designer collections on your visit.
This shopping district has a traditional luxury appeal. Not only is it where you’ll find Harrods, arguably the most famous department store in the world; Knightsbridge is home to Sloane Street. This is the place to be if you like to shop for designer luxury goods such as Gucci, Channel, Luis Vuitton, Armani, and Christian Dior. Venture a little further south and you will find King’s Road, another great high-end shopping district in London which tends to be less well known and therefore less touristy, which will suit serious shoppers perfectly.
An eclectic mix of shops, cafes, bars, eateries, and markets make up the Covent Garden experience. Here you’ll find everything from arts, crafts and antiques to fashion, accessories, household goods – and everything in between. A bustling place to be seven days a week.
This is where the swinging sixties vibe was born. Carnaby Street still cuts a stylish edge with a range of designer boutiques and trendy eateries and bars where you can relax after shopping. It’s high-end yet individual vibe is what continues to make it one of the shopping destinations in London.
Head here for celeb-spotting, or if you want to rub shoulders with the rich and famous. Bond Street is known as the place to shop if you have incredibly expensive or extravagant tastes. As well as designer boutiques, you’ll find exclusive jewellers and art galleries all on one street.
Westfield Stratford City
This is one of the largest urban shopping centres in the whole of Europe. It is home to over 250 shops, has more than 50 places to eat and drink, has a casino, bowling alley, and 17-screen cinema complex! This is the top shopping destination in London if you are looking for a truly immersive shopping experience all under one roof.