London is one of the most famous places to shop in the world. So if you're looking for the infinite guide to what areas to shop in London look no further than the summary below.
Charing Cross Road in London:
Charing Cross Road in London starts from Trafalgar Square
to St Giles Circus, before the start of Tottenham Court Road
Area re-known for bookshops, you can find every book imaginable from science fiction to art. As you go along London's Charing Cross Road you will find Tin Pan Alley, this is the home some really good music shops and the concert venue London Astoria.
Chinatown in London:
Chinatown in London is located between Shaftesbury Avenue and Leicester Square
centred around Gerrard Street.
Here you will find some fantastic Chinese restaurants, Chinese supermarkets and good place to look for Chinese giftware but beware these can be a bit touristy.
Covent Garden in London:
One of the top shopping and entertainment areas in London is Covent Garden. This area is not only a tourist hot spot but the place to find some fantastic restaurants and is home to some big fashion designers shops.
Located on Regents Street London, Hamleys is one of the most famous children's department stores in the world. Over 6 floors you will find almost everything you need in the world of games and toys.
The world famous Harrods Department Store in London is located on Brompton Road
. The store has everything you can possibly need from tea in to soft furnishings over seven floors. If you are looking for the World's finest brands, London Harrods is the place to go.
Knightsbridge in London:
Knightsbridge is the most expensive places to live in London so it is no surprise that this is the area where you will find some of the finest stores. Beyond Harrods, you will find Harvey Nichols Department Store
which over 8 floors full of fashion, beauty and home collections, including one floor which is devoted to food and restaurants.
Oxford Street in London:
One of London's sought-after shopping venues, Oxford Street starts from Marble Arch, all the way to St Giles Circus. This is the street to look for High Street fashion stores and houses for large department stores, two shopping centres and much much more.
Portobello Road in London:
Home of Portobello Market, which is famous for selling antiques as well as second hand goods.
Regent Street in London:
Regent Street shopping runs from Oxford Circus to the north and Piccadilly Circus to the south, over 3/4 mile of shops. Here you will find some of the most expensive stores as well as some flagship stores. One of the most infamous stores on London's Regent Street is Liberty
which is re-known for showcasing new designers and where you will find fashion designers of the future dreaming about the fabrics they would love to use.
Tottenham Court Road in London:
If you are looking for any electrical goods or home furnishings, Tottenham Court Road in London is the place to go. Very conveniently for shoppers the electrical shops tend to be closer to the junction of Oxford Street and home furnishings can be found around the Warren Street area.
Commercial Street in London::
Commercial Street in London is part of the inner ring road in London which leads to Aldgate and Shoreditch.
Visit the Old Spitalfields Market which is a great place to buy food and antiques. The Market has been voted the best London Market for the last 2 years.
Piccadilly Circus in London:
Beyond the huge advertising bill boards and neon lights there are some London stores not to be missed. In this area you will find the music department store Zavvi, having everything from yester year to the latest top 40 hits and all the latest games.
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