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Best shops in London

Market
“2 minute walk from the flat, this lovely flower market is on every Sunday and is definitely worth checking out (it's very Insta-friendly). It does get very busy so I recommend going as early in the morning as you can. ”
1012 locals recommend
Market
“Market on Saturdays, lovely to visit the market and go for a nice stroll in the park afterwards.”
897 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Whatever you want it's here. On your doorstep, Westfields is the largest shopping mall in Europe”
510 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Westfield Stratford is a huge mall. If you need anything — food, shopping, groceries, pharmacies, you can get it here.”
490 locals recommend
Market
“Camden Market is one of the top tourist attractions in London. Very quirky and a must see. Highly recommended”
384 locals recommend
Market
“A great traidtional food market in central London. Very popular so it is always busy!”
369 locals recommend
Market
“Easily accessible by London Bridge underground station or a direct Bus from Liverpool Street Station, Borough Market is one of London's an iconic food halls. Open between 10am and 5pm, it's the perfect place to refuel for lunch, and stock up on locally produced food and souvenirs to take away with you. ”
414 locals recommend
Market
“Now far more than just a string of stalls selling bric-à-brac and fruit and veg, Brick Lane Market, in the heart of Shoreditch, has grown and mutated over the years to incorporate five different markets known as The Truman Markets. Operating at its fullest on Sundays, Brick Lane and its surrounding streets come alive, teeming with sellers shifting their wares. Outside the bagel bars, curry houses and vintage shops, people without proper stalls set up shop on carpets and tables, selling old electrical equipment, toys, records, broken musical instruments, furniture and everything else under the sun. Down one side street you’ll come across Backyard Market, a covered, warehouse-sized space with stalls focused on arts and crafts. Pop in for clothes, cards and wrapping paper, one-of-a-kind jewellery and tote bags, all from up-and-coming designers and creatives. The Sunday Upmarket is a food hall brimming with street food vendors selling a global smorgasbord of cuisine. There are also more than 200 market stalls here selling vintage clothing, fashion by new and established designers, jewellery and homewares. The Vintage Market does what it says on the tin, with stalls selling clothing, accessories and retro memorabilia from the 1920s to the 1990s. If you’re into chintz,, The Tea Rooms host charming stalls selling things like typewriters, taxidermy and vintage maps. If you need to fuel up, there’s the Boiler House Food Hall, which has around 30 stalls selling culinary delights from all around the world. You can also explore Ely’s Yard Street Food where you’ll find favourites such as Orange Buffalo, Mother Clucker and Caboose.”
415 locals recommend
Flea Market
“Welcome to Portobello Road, the world’s largest antiques market with over 1,000 dealers selling every kind of antique and collectible. Visitors flock from all over the world to discover one of London’s best loved landmarks which contains the most extensive selection of antiques in Britain”
240 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Boxpark has several locations in London, and the concept is a fascinating one each time, taking old boxcars and turning them into a bevy of interesting shops and restaurants. You’d be surprised at how much can fit in the small spaces of the boxcars from eyeglasses to toys and a half-dozen clothing stores. There’s also a great selection of food to be had here from The Athenian to Voodoo Ray’s pizza, as well as concert venues and clubs.”
180 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Just 10 mins walk away, this is one of the largest urban shopping centres in Europe! Shopping, eating, cinema and more... Everything from department stores like John Lewis to small shops. The quickest way there is via Stoneleigh Street. Keep walking west and you will get to steps up to a footbridge over the main road. Once over the footbridge, walk down steps the other side and you will see the entrance to M&S. Enter Westfield this way for the quick way in!! ”
113 locals recommend
Bookshop
“From Westminster bridge or from Waterloo, all the way to Tower Bridge you can stroll past the London Eye, The Southbank Theatres and Gallery, the Oxford Tower, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and the Millenium Bridge. If you head over the bridge here you can also visit St. Pauls’s Cathedral This is one of our favourite walks. If you go on a Saturday, there is also a street food market behind the Royal Festival Hall. If you walk slightly inland as you reach Southwark Bridge, you can also visit the famous Borough Market for lovely fresh food and drink. ”
142 locals recommend
Salon / Barbershop
“Brixton Market - a short distance from the flat - is a buzzing food market with lots of different restaurants and places to enjoy a drink. A great way to see the local food scene.”
199 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Without doubt the best shopping mall in London Just 2 stops on the central line! ”
84 locals recommend
Market
“Brick Lane is the centre of the street art scene in the East End. Walk up and down the lane and explore the streets either side and you are bound to come across hidden pieces of art”
84 locals recommend
Department Store
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“Luxury department store , very traditional floral prints . The Tudor-inspired exterior of this upscale department store is a treasure. Inside, find curated designer fashions, homewares, fragrances, and the iconic floral prints for which it is famed. Sun 11:30 - 18:00 Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00 Must visit!!!”
90 locals recommend