Shop until you drop in London’s top shopping destinations
News & Updates / July 9, 2015
Enjoy a shopping spree within London’s top shopping destinations while staying at the Presidential Serviced Apartments Marylebone.
From luxury goods to fashion – the range of goods on offer in London’s superb shopping destinations is extensive which makes a shopping spree irresistible for any shopaholic.
Within only a few minutes walk of Presidential Serviced Apartments London in Marylebone, Oxford Street contains four of the largest department stores in London – Selfridges, John Lewis, House of Fraser and Marks & Spencer together with a host of well known high street brands perfect for fashionistas.
Hunt for toys at Hamleys, or the latest Apple watches and ipads at the Apple Store in Regent Street. This is also the location of the world’s largest Burberry store where you can buy classic outdoor clothing and accessories.
Other famous shopping areas close by are the high fashion stores in Jermyn Street, Carnaby Street and Kingly Court. Saville Row needs no explanation as this is renowned worldwide for bespoke luxury men’s tailoring. Covent Garden has an eclectic mix of fashion stores, souvenirs, home and gift shops – along with some useful cafes where you can relax for a few minutes before restarting the hunt for desirable items.
Bond Street is home to Sotheby’s auction house where you may find some wonderful paintings, jewellery or antique furniture catches your attention while on Piccadilly the famous Fortnum & Mason store has the perfect choice of high quality teas and coffees to suit every taste. There are even special blends to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte, daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Over in Knightsbridge and Kensington, there are a host of great shopping destinations. Harrods remains the ultimate exclusive shopping location where virtually anything can be purchased. Harvey Nichols runs a close second for many shoppers seeking high quality brands, as do the boutique shops along Sloane Street. King’s Road is still a mecca for people hunting for unusual brands and distinctive styles.
Fashion conscious, style savvy and price conscious shoppers find Portobello Road Market in Notting Hill Gate irresistible for its range of antiques, clothing and accessories. This is a venue where you need patience and time to explore in order to find the bargains.
Shopping at Camden Town Lock offers a very different experience. The market originally focused purely on arts and crafts, but has widened out to host festivals, night markets, pop up stores of all kinds. Every Wednesday there is a wonderful Deli market combined with pop up yoga classes, while on Thursday nights there is live comedy and street food! Colourful, friendly and a lovely canalside environment makes this a wonderful shopping location.
Boxpark Shoreditch has a much more contemporary atmosphere. Made from converted shipping containers placed under the Shoreditch high Street Overground station, the shopping mall includes labels such as Dockers, Evisu, Nike, Scandinavian interiors company Marimekko, Chop’d & Crush food and drink and art book publishers Phaidon.
You will be spoilt for choice at Westfield London as this is Europe’s largest shopping centre. This massive sprawling mall is a shopaholics delight as it contains every type of shop from Louis Vuitton and Armani to Marks and Spencer. The choice is enormous no matter whether you want presents, fashion or something for the home.
Take the crossrail over to Canada Wharf in Docklands and explore the delights of Reiss, Schuh, Tiger of Sweden, The White Company, Zara, Ted Baker, Paul Smith and many more. Once exhausted from shopping, you can take a break in the Reebok Sports Club which is the largest health club in Europe before returning back to Central London Serviced Apartments in Marylebone.