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Top 6 Shopping Destinations in London

A shopping haven for tourists all across the globe, London makes it to the top of the list for shoppers. You can get anything from luxury goods while shopping in Mayfair to unique and rare stuff in Covent Garden. It truly meets the needs of people with different shopping requirements.

Here is a list of the best shopping destinations in London:

Read on!

Covent Garden

Covent Garden

Covent Garden is where you find brands like Dior, Hackett, Chanel, Burberry, Paul Smith and Sandro.

The market is located in Central London and is a perfect spot for those who enjoy shopping, food, theatre etc. Surrounded by the City of London and Leicester Square, it is also close to areas like Soho and Trafalgar Square.

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

Go to Tatty Devine, Laura Lee, Thomas Kettle and Kaleido to shop for jewellery.

Oxford Street

Oxford Street

A shopping street in the City of Westminster in the West End of London, Oxford Street is Europe’s busiest  shopping street. It attracts around half a million visitors everyday. It is home to more than 250 stores and designer shops.

Bond Street, Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road are the nearby tube stations.

Regent Street

Regent Street

Situated in West End, Regent Street houses as many as 75 flagship stores such as Apple, Liberty, Hamleys, Banana Republic and Anthropologie. Regent Street also boasts of various bars and restaurants like Aqua and Hawksmoor.

It is a short walk from Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus  underground stations.

Old Spitalfields Market

Old Spitalfields Market

Located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Old Spitalfields is perhaps one of the oldest Victorian Market Halls in London offering a wide range of stalls selling antiques, original fashion and food items. You can find Bohemian, African, vintage and other designs. Old Spitalfields offers niche shops and trendy boutiques. It is a must-visit for food lovers.

The market is a five minutes’ walk from Liverpool Street, Shoreditch High Street and Aldgate East tube stations.

Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road Market is situated in the Notting Hill area of Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The market is famous for its antiques. Running from Chepstow Villas to just under the Westway, Portobello Road stretch is fun and lively.

Camden Lock Market

Camden Lock Market

The market is the cultural hub of London and is home to London’s best designers, sellers and artists. A spot for locals and tourists, Camden Lock offers a lovely experience to travelers. The market is also an excellent place to experiment with delicious cuisines from around the world.

Apart from the above mentioned shopping places, you can also go to areas like Petticoat Lane Market, Brick Lane Market, Westfield Shopping Centre, Carnaby Street, Mayfair/bond street, King’s Road and Knightsbridge.

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