It's time to hit the London shops!
One Aldwych is perfectly placed for a touch of retail
Great little shops in Covent Garden include...
Aspinal - Finely crafted home and lifestyle products ranging from sleek handbags to heirloom leather-bound photo albums
Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop - This independent toy store specialises in traditional theatre models and toys and has been making kids (and big kids) smile since the 1880s
Betsey Johnson - Exuberant and edgy clothing
Broodie & Middleton - Unleash your creative side at this theatrical and fine art supply store which opened in the 1840s
Burberry Brit - The UK's first, and largest, Burberry Brit concept store represents a more laid back approach for the iconic British label
Cadenhead's Whiskey Shop - A specialist whiskey store which has a choice of over 170 malts
Crabtree & Evelyn - Original fragrances and gorgeous gifts which will transform the ordinary rituals of daily life into extraordinary experiences
Crazy Pig Designs - A jewellery store which stocks one-off pieces that have been handmade on the premises
Ella's Bakehouse - Indulge in a delightful cupcake at TV chef Lorraine Pascale's bakery
Elliot Rhodes - Design your own handcrafted belt at this specialist store
Eric Snooks - A fabulous and fun toy shop
Erno Laszlo - Discover just why Hollywood royalty consider these wonderful skin products as 'must-haves' in the bathroom.
Nicola Farhi - Shop for functional tailoring and luxurious separates at this admired fashion designers store
Godiva Chocolatier - Simply a chocoholics dream
Grosvenor Prints - London's largest stock of antique prints, from the 17th to early 20th Century
Hobbs - Inspired by a quintessentially English Country Manor House, this is Hobbs flagship store
Hope and Greenwood - An original, traditional and quirky sweet store selling a wide range of tasty confectionary
Jack Wills - An emporium of classically inspired, preppy British clothing for young adults
Kate Spade - A slice of New York style in the heart of London
Kurt Geiger - Designers of beautiful shoes
Ladurée - Sample the sweet delights and refined flavours from these Parisian macaroon specialists in the Piazza
Laird London - Searching for a unique hat? Look no further than Laird
L'Artisan Parfumeur - Inventive and unique fragrances created by a family of talented and innovative perfumers
Links of London - This chic, bijou shop showcases the designs of this iconic brand
London Marathon Store - For all your running and fitness needs
Lyle & Scott - The flagship store of this well established Scottish knitwear brand
Moomins - This fantastic shop magically recreates Moomin Valley, where the famous Finnish cartoon is set
Mulberry - Browse for luxury leather handbags and accessories by this iconic British brand
Neal's Yard Dairy - The place to find the best farm cheese from the British Isles
Neal's Yard Remedies - Organic, natural health and beauty products
Oliver Sweeney - Truly exceptional and timeless shoes for gentlemen
Pandora - This jewellery shop celebrates feminine beauty with a little edge and a lot of cool
Paul Smith - Classic designs with a contemporary twist for both men and women
Penhaligons - Discover exquisite fragrances and archived classics at this quintessentially English perfumery
Pretty Green - Founded and designed by former Oasis frontman, Liam Gallagher, this shop sells an array of Mod-inspired pieces
Rabeanco - Discover luxurious, fashionable Italian leather handbags at Rabeanco's UK flagship store
Sass & Belle - Pick up some irresistible vintage style gifts
Segar and Snuff Parlour - One of London's last remaining tobacco specialists
Stanfords - The UK's leading specialist retailer of maps, travel books, globes and travel accessories
SugarSin - Filled to the brim with pick 'n' mix and hand-made fudge
Sweet Couture - Indulge in a stylish cupcake
Tea Palace - Discover your new favourite blend of tea
The Apple Store - Spread over three floors in a Grade 1 listed building, this is the largest Apple Store in the world
The Bead Shop - England's first open-display bead store
The Tintin Shop - From watches to crockery, The Tintin shop is your first stop for anything to do with the cartoon character
Topman General Store - Curated by Topman's Gordon Richardson and B Store's Matthew Murphy, this store boasts a Scandinavian vibe and a smarter edit of the High Street offering - not to mention selected products from the likes of Levi's Vintage, John Smedley, Pendleton, and Burlington to name but a few.
Treadwells - A truly magical book shop which specialises folklore, cultural history and esoteric beliefs
Venchi - Venchi A chocolatier which offers a rich selection of authentic Italian pralines, gianduja, house-made gelato, chocolate cigars and 'chocaviar'
Vilebrequin - Bring a touch of Saint Tropez chic to your wardrobe with swim ware from this shop
St Martin's Courtyard
On May 30 St Martin's Courtyard and Seven Dials have a spring shopping night. There will be over 120 shops, bars and restaurants in Seven Dials and St Martin's Courtyard in Covent Garden offering 20% discount. Brands include Jaeger London, The Cambridge Satchel Company, Barbour, Diesel, Office, Cos, Banana Republic. Plus there will be a pop-up bar in St Martin's Courtyard serving complimentary Bloom Gin cocktails and other exciting activity includes in store parties and live music.
A network of streets between Russel Square and Holborn are attracting quirky, entrepreneurial small businesses to an unspoilt corner of London. Lamb's Conduit Street and Rugby Street have numerous shops including:
Persephone Books - reprints neglected classics by
20th Century writers
Folk - casual contemporary menswear
Darkroom - interior & fashion accessories alongside art and sculpture exhibitions
People's Supermarket - Chef Arthur Potts Dawson's co-op
Cosmos China - a collective of artists who hand-decorate bone china
Trunk Clothiers - cosy boutique featuring the best menswear from Japan, Italy and beyond
A distinctive shopping destination which is pedestrianised and full of cheerful young and trendy shops. Kingly Court is an open air courtyard with three floors of independent fashion and lifestyle boutiques.
From Gucci and Louis Vuitton to Bulgari, Bond Street is home to the most elegant designer shops in London. Burlington Arcade is a treasure trove for accessories whilst Fortnum and Mason on Piccadilly is famed for it's fine food so make sure you enjoy a naughty ice-cream in the parlour!
This is the UK's most famous shopping street and home to Selfridges, a store with lavish window displays and the biggest shoe department in the world! St Christopher's Square is full of busy cafés and is a great place for lunch.
Find beautiful antique and modern pieces in the jewellery hub of London.
Iconic Harrods is the largest shop in the UK and has a legendary food hall whilst Harvey Nichols is a must visit destination for any fashionista on a shopping mission.
Visit the world's greatest tailors in Mayfair.
Our Concierge is delighted to give suggestions and further information on where to shop in London.