Greater London Shopping

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    Signage
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  • well worth to go inside
    well worth to go inside
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  • Love the champagne section of the store
    Love the champagne section of the store
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Greater London Shopping

  • Harrods

    London Shopping

    Known as one of the world's premier store for high end items ….Harrods is a store that isn't for everyone … pricey isn't the word here …. it's out of control prices !!!!! It is fun to walk in and just browse though … the bottom floors have the food sections and fine wines and places to eat … I always enjoy walking around and seeing 20,000 pound...

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  • Clothes and Shoes

    London Shopping

    PRIMARK is an expanding BIG retailer in clothing. When I visited London again in 2014, two major PRIMARK shops at either end of Oxford street were in business. I was amazed to see these huge clothing warehouses in operation, with the latest big screens on the wall providing a non-stop advertisement bombardment. Primark West is located at 499 - 517...

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  • Camden Market

    London Shopping

    The Camden Buck street market advertises itself as The Camden Market; it is also known as the Cage as it is surrounded by a grid fence. The stalls are cramped together at the little space. It's a good place to look for clothing and accessories. Business hours: Daily: Mo-Su: 9.30AM - 6PM.

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  • Department stores

    London Shopping

    This high class store opened in 1707. Fortnum and Mason have held a number of Royal Warrants to serve the royal households dating back over nearly 150 years. I enjoy to have a wander round this beautiful building and look at what is for sale and people watch the purchasers. The food items are popular as gifts; lots of tins and jars of...

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  • Souvenirs

    London Shopping

    You may have heard of the Paddington Bear children's books by Michael Bond, which were also made into an animated TV series. This young bear, with a fondness for marmalade sandwiches was found at Paddington Station with a label saying 'Please look after this bear. Thank you' by the Brown family. He had been sent from 'darkest Peru' by his aunt...

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  • Music, video, DVD's etc.

    London Shopping

    "It's only Rock 'n' Roll" is a memorabilia store for Rock 'n' Roll items, like T-shirts, records, mugs, posters, bags, wallets, keyrings, badges, photographs and autographs. Business Hours: Daily: 10AM - 6.30PM

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  • Portobello Market / Notting Hill

    London Shopping

    The Portobello Green Market is one of the markets in Portobello Road. a.k.a. The Westway. At Fridays and Saturdays there are new designers together with sellers of vintage. Sundays is for vintage and bric-a-brac. Business hours: Mo-Th: No market Fr: 8AM - 6:30PM Sa: 6AM - 6:30PM Su: 8AM - 6:30PM Whatever you like. Moderate prices

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  • Jewellery and luxury goods

    London Shopping

    Describing itself as the 'world's best kept secret', The London Silver Vaults in Chancery Lane are housed within a unique underground building that's home to over 30 silver dealers. Originally a safe-deposit premises, the Silver Vaults came into existence after WWII, fulfilling a need by local dealers for new premises because of major bomb damage...

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  • Petticoat Lane, Spitalfields and Brick...

    London Shopping

    Spitalfields Maket is a larged covered area with shops and bar/restaurants at the sides. Market is held at the court area according the following schedule: Th: Antiques & vintage 10AM - 4PM Fr: Fashion & art 10AM - 4PM Su: Various 9AM - 5PM Business hours: -Shops: Daily: 11AM - 7PM -Restaurants: Mo-Fr: 9AM - 11PM Su: 9AM - 5PM Goto Part 2.

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  • Food and Drink

    London Shopping

    There are quite a few Farmers’ Markets to be found around town these days, and in the surrounding suburbs, but this has to be one of the better ones, with a large number of food stalls selling high quality produce (chosen no doubt to appeal to the discerning and well-heeled shoppers of Chelsea!) The website below lists the full range, which...

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  • Covent Garden / Jubilee Market

    London Shopping

    Brompton Bikes are famous across the world for their innovative design and the way in which the fold up making them ideal for commuters to take on trains and buses. Near to Covent Garden is their central London store where you can see the bikes and if you need repairs to one , take it here. Fascinating although I do not own a bike. As well as the...

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  • Books

    London Shopping

    The Book Warehouse is a book shop with many titles at low prices. But the store also has some CD's, souvenirs and every day needs in stock at low prices. The Chain has shops at eight London locations: -120 Southampton Row - Holborn, London WC1B 5AB -158 Waterloo Road - Waterloo London SE1 8SB 020 -41 Strutton Ground - Victoria, London SW1P 2HY...

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  • Hamley´s

    London Shopping

    If you have kids you have to visit Hamleys. That's not just an encouragement, you may literally have no choice. As the world's biggest toy store it's a magnet for children. It's also a potentially harrowing and costly experience for parents, but that comes with the territory, right? When I took my two year old son there, as a reward for being so...

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  • Carnaby Street

    London Shopping

    Carnaby Street is an area well known for its boutiques and independent shops. It also has some high street shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. I especially love the chocolate emporium, Chocywokydoda, which is on Fouberts Place off Carnaby Street (You can read my tip here). Carnaby Street stands out for its coloured building and there is a lovely...

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  • Other Markets

    London Shopping

    The Bermondsey Square antiques market is held every Friday 6AM to 2PM. I seem to remember this is a good place to look for silverware. Some of the dealers go shopping in Paris on Thursday and their "fresh" antiques will be for sale on this Friday market. Despite of the early starting time; you can have a good breakfast at one the breakfast places...

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  • Selfridges

    London Shopping

    We went into Selfridges again during our 2014 London trip. The Oxford St main entrance still have all the grandeur there always was. Entering the store in the perfume section and walking straight up to one of the best service desks in London. In the back of the department store it looks like Selfridges became a branch store. For instance the book...

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  • Home furnishings

    London Shopping

    We came across a very unique brand of furniture on a walk through South Kensington. The furniture is bright and colourful and designed to an individuals needs. The showroom is well worth visiting if you are in the area just to see how imaginative and innovative furniture can be. Its expensive but you would expect this range to be.

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  • Borough Market

    London Shopping

    Borough Market is a busy, buzzing market. It's open for lunch on Monday to Wednesday, 10 am to 3pm and there is a full market day on Thursday to Saturday. If you going on a weekend be prepared for crowds, especially around lunchtimes. There's plenty on offer for the foodie, with food from around the world on offer. It's not cheap but if you are...

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  • Sports and games

    London Shopping

    Southampton street has become a cluster for shops selling adventure / climbing / sporting equipment. I think it began with the YHA adventure shop, but now North Face, Mountain Warehouse and other such shops have taken premises nearby. There are also a number of nearby travel companies that specialise in making arrangments for the backpacker /...

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  • Personal accessories

    London Shopping

    Part of the Columbia Rd Flower Market scene on Sundays, this small shop prepares and sells excellent fragrances, for the body and home. A little on the expensive side, but well worth a browse around anyway.

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  • Hays Galleria

    London Shopping

    If you love Christmas - then that shop is a must to visit... You will love this little but nice shop - celebrating Christmas the whole year... I love it but didn't buy anything last year. It's situated in front then Hay's Galleria - what is a great lovely place, too. And you can just walk to the river Thames and get a great view on the Tower...

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  • Esoterica

    London Shopping

    This is a small shop in the Camden Stables market, tucked away in a back corridor. The walls are painted red, the better to show off the sculptures. The prices are very good and mostly all the merchandise is made in the UK. Alienate Design is probably one of the more unusual shops i've ever been in. The walls and ceiling are covered in plaques,...

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  • Canary Wharf

    London Shopping

    There are 200 shops in the Canary Wharf shopping centre - no Argos or Claire's Accessories and in the eating places no McDonalds - this is generally high class shopping in bright and modern arcade walkways. Easy to find your way around in the various malls and so much choice for eating and drinking too. Fully disabled friendly. The shops appeared...

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  • Harrods

    This is the world's most famous upscale department store. Located just south of Hyde Park, near Royal Albert Hall, this is so pricey that I didn't actually bother going in. But I couldn't resist snapping a photo. Shopping in London is very expensive, especially right now. But the selection is about equal to what you can find anywhere else. If you...

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  • shopping jewel tucked away!

    This isn't really a shop more than it is a road. Devonshire road is just off of Chiswick High Street, it's a little jewel of a street with lovely shops, cafe's, restaurants and a wide array of stores. It's small, quaint, and non commercial which is quite nice really. Le Trompette, a very famous French restaurant is situated there, along with some...

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  • If you can brave the tourists...?

    Much better than Camden Market, Portbello has all that you could want and more. Antiques, books, gifts, jewellery, vintage clothing, fruit & veg, music (the pirate kind) and the odd shop that sell anything and everything.The main market is only on Saturdays and it can get pretty swamped with people so make sure you go early or on a rainy day.I like...

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  • Nice place

    If you like stationary stuff and books, go here. It´s nice place where´s nice workers. Cheap! Stationery (calendars, cards etc.), books. I got calendars before christmas for 2 pounds, christmascardpackets under 1 pound and books for children for 1 pound!

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  • The best place for sovernirs!

    There are alot shops here with almost everything you need. Sovernirs very cheap here and inexpensive but hip clothing. Not much for sovernirs may $50 maybe even less. But you can spend alot more if you are a shopper like me.

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  • More Shopping in London

    Is a Depatment store just minutes from Harrod's . Just like all the others but not as fancy or large as Harrod's. You can find the basics in here. They have most of the same things that you can get in the States and in London. from 0$ to thousands of course it depends on your budget.

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  • Everyone must go here!!

    It's the biggest Department store in London.They have everything even Krispy Kreme Donuts in their food section. Items with the Harrod's logo name on it , definitely.FashionHandbagsJewelryThey had designers in there you can't find in alot of places. You can spend 20.00 pounds on a cheap scarf or you spend 45000 pounds on a Vertu cell phone( I...

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  • Fun, Frilly and Girlie things

    Discovered this fun company in London. They're speciality is reproductions of items from times past or in that style. Luckily, they have a website and will send you catalogues w/prices in Dollars. Edwardian, Victorian, Chintz, Art Deco, Toille, you get the picture, right?NOT for those who favor modern and Spartan decor or manly men. You've been...

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  • A London Must

    You must go to Covent Garden when in London. You must enjoy the street performers and you must think of Eliza Doolittle! Pretty much every and anything. Unfortunately, this has turned into one of those shopping areas with some stores that you can find here, in the States.However, across from the main Arcade(?) we found a fun Flea Market type set...

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  • Covent Gardens

    Take some time to spend at Covent Gardens. Thers a whole selection of small shops where you can find those special gifts for those who stayed at home!

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  • Go for it!

    Always wanted a tattoo or a body piercing? Or more if you've already got 'em? Camden had more than one of these shops, so there you go! What you pierce, or what you get tattooed upon thy body doesn't matter to me! Don't ask me---I didn't get any!

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Greater London Shopping

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Think of London shopping and you may well reel off locations like Oxford Street, Bond Street, Covent Garden and so on but that is not the whole story.  There are plenty of opportunities for...

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