All the essentials in London

From fresh fruit to fresh laundry, this is where local Airbnb hosts go for the basics.

Locals’ favourite places

1. Borough Market
8 Southwark St
723local recommendations
Teresa says “Having lived right next to this for 4 years, I know this charming food market like the back of my ha...” ·
2. Whole Foods Market
63-97 Kensington High St
132local recommendations
VanZyl says “Take it home with Whole Foods Market The London flagship store of American, eco-minded, health food...” ·
3. Little Waitrose & Partners
38 Porchester Rd
78local recommendations
Nina says “Large Waitrose supermarket with fish, meat and cheese counters. Also a roast chicken counter which i...” ·
4. Whole Foods Market
Stoke Newington Church St
68local recommendations
Syl & Mike
Syl & Mike says “It's a small one, so on weekdays we recommend avoiding it from 5 - 8pm. Weekend afternoons are pram ...” ·
5. Sainsbury's
1 Cambridge Heath Rd
76local recommendations
Carlotta says “As well as the next door Tesco, for bigger and more importabt shoppings you'll find this Sainsbury's...” ·
6. Waitrose & Partners
41 Thomas More St
65local recommendations
Sha says “Supermarket that has everything from a bakery, cafe, fish, meat and cheese counter to aisles of kitc...” ·
7. Whole Foods Market
2-6 Fulham Broadway
57local recommendations
Miss L
Miss L says “Whole Foods Market Inc. Is an American supermarket chain specializing in organic food.” ·
8. Tesco Metro
361 Bethnal Green Rd
66local recommendations
Vh says “Nearest supermarket to the flat (30 secs away). Has good range of veggie food - sausages, tofu, dair...” ·
9. Waitrose & Partners
366 Holloway Rd
59local recommendations
Caroline says “Large supermarket serving very high quality food with excellent customer service” ·
10. The Grocery
52-56 Kingsland Rd
52local recommendations
Claire says “3 categories: Cafe, Grocery and Wifi The best place to get an English Breakfast! Has free wifi ...” ·
11. Planet Organic
64 Essex Rd
43local recommendations
Ella says “Organic groceries, juices, coffee and great food, indoor and outdoor seating” ·
12. Sainsbury's
50local recommendations
Ola says “Small branch of a large supermarket chain, selling essentials. There is a much larger Sainsburys ne...” ·
13. Tesco Superstore
W Cromwell Rd
53local recommendations
Rhona says “Really big tesco - has everything you could possibly need” ·
14. Little Waitrose & Partners
21 Liverpool Rd
45local recommendations
David says “Big supermarket - food, drink, household stuff etc. Mon to Fri 7am - 10pm Sat 8am - 10pm Sun 11.30am...” ·
15. Sainsbury's
31-41 Liverpool Rd
50local recommendations
David says “Big supermarket - food, drink, household stuff etc. Mon to Fri 7am - midnight Sat 7am - 10pm Sun 11a...” ·
16. Sainsbury's
99 Wilton Rd
55local recommendations
Elizabeth says “Large English Supermarket 'Sainsburys' which has just about everything you could ever need! The shee...” ·
17. Sainsbury's
165 Ladbroke Grove
51local recommendations
Aurelie says “Huge super market, 20min walk down Harrow Road. You could also take bus 18 by Kensal Green station ...” ·
18. Palm 2
152-156 Lower Clapton Road
50local recommendations
Pinny says “This is your award winning community run grocery shop with fresh bread and croissants and wine. Ther...” ·
19. Whole Foods Market
20 Glasshouse St
50local recommendations
Tiana says “Great U.S. Chain health food store 10 min walk from flat. Fruit, vegetables, organic and free range ...” ·
20. Little Waitrose & Partners
128 Gloucester Rd
42local recommendations
Konstantinos says “A large, well-provisioned super market. You can also get wine, beer and hard liquor.” ·
21. Waitrose & Partners
39local recommendations
David says “Supermarket chain for fresh British produce, groceries and baked goods, including own-brand items.” ·
22. Planet Organic
42 Westbourne Grove
40local recommendations
Clare says “EVERYTHING a person could possibly need re: natural health and organic products and huge range of fo...” ·
23. Waitrose & Partners
402 North End Rd
35local recommendations
Wayne says “...the best quality (and most ethical) food and grocery supermarket chain that is also owned by its ...” ·
24. The Castle Climbing Centre
52local recommendations
Gian Paolo
Gian Paolo says “Run by climbers for climbers, The Castle is one of the premier climbing centres in Europe. Spread ov...” ·
25. Sainsbury's Local
31-42 Bethnal Green Rd
32local recommendations
Boris says “Nearest small supermarket + Free cash machine Open 0700- 2300 everyday! Cheap bakery section inside” ·
26. Waitrose & Partners
174 St John St
42local recommendations
Bart & Rodrigo
Bart & Rodrigo says “Quality supermarket next door to another supermarket (Tesco). Opening times: Sunday: 12:00 - 18:00 M...” ·
27. Sainsbury's Local
478 Harrow Rd
39local recommendations
Mark says “Sainsbury's Local Supermarket is a 10 minute walk located on Harrow Road. Large grocery store that ...” ·
28. Asda Isle of Dogs Superstore
151 E Ferry Rd
40local recommendations
Jonathan says “Budget supermarket within walking distance of the flat. Pleasant walk through the Mudchute Urban far...” ·
29. Sainsbury's
158A Cromwell Rd
38local recommendations
Boris says “1 minute walk, actually almost part of th esame building block a huge and nice supermarket with ever...” ·
30. Little Waitrose & Partners
196 King's Rd
35local recommendations
Eve says “There are lots of smaller convenience shops on Parkgate Rd, just near the flat but this is the neare...” ·