From designer brands to distinctive and bespoke offerings, London has some of the finest boutiques, shops and department stores in the world. To help you discover some of the best places for shopping in this exciting and vibrant city, we’ve put together a selection of famous shopping streets in London.

Famous Shopping Streets in London
Regent Street

Regent Street, Mayfair

Nearest Tube Station: Piccadilly Circus

Lose yourself in one of London’s most visually stunning shopping destinations with a walk down Regent Street, lined by the decadent architecture of Grade II-listed buildings and their unique facades. Regent Street is host to the flagship Burberry and Kate Spade stores, making it a haven for high fashion. During the year, several spectacular experiences are welcomed onto the street, such as the Summer Streets Regent Street Motor Show and the famous Christmas Lights.

The King’s Road, Kensington and Chelsea

Nearest Tube Station: South Kensington

The iconic King’s Road in Chelsea has a prestigious place in both the royal and cultural history of London. Once the private road used by King Charles II to travel to Kew, it became a haven for free-spirited and innovative fashion figures, such as Vivienne Westwood, in the 1960s and 70s. This bohemian paradise is home to the iconic Peter Jones department store, as well as many other boutique shops that continue to inspire fashionistas to this day.

Famous Shopping Streets in London
Oxford Street

Oxford Street, City of Westminster

Nearest Tube Station: Oxford Circus

The hustle and bustle of Oxford Street is a shopper’s paradise, with over 300 stores lining this world-famous street. The flagship stores of some of the UK’s most iconic department stores, including Selfridges and John Lewis & Partners, can be explored on Oxford Street. With such a wide array of shops, there’s truly something for every taste along this one-and-a-half-mile stretch. The busy and vibrant Oxford Street is just a minutes walk from our Great Cumberland Place hotel.

Knightsbridge, Kensington and Chelsea

Nearest Tube Station: Knightsbridge

Surrounded by the lush greenery of Hyde Park and the traditionally elegant architecture of neighbouring Belgravia and Kensington, Knightsbridge is the ideal place to shop whilst taking in the beauty of London. Well-known as the home of Harrods, one of the most famous department stores in the world, Knightsbridge gives shoppers to indulge in some luxury shopping as they stroll the streets of this shopping paradise.

Bond Street, Mayfair

Nearest Tube Station: Bond Street

For exclusive brands look no further than Bond Street. Not only does it currently play host to some of the most distinguished fashion brands, such as Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co., Bond Street also has a rich history as the home of notable residents such as Admiral Horatio Nelson. For those looking to combine a London shopping experience with the rich history of the capital, Bond Street is a must-see destination.

Famous Shopping Streets in London
Carnaby Street

Carnaby Street, City of Westminster

Nearest Tube Station: Oxford Circus

Carnaby Street is a world-famous shopping haven that holds a special place in the cultural history of London. Cited as the home of the ‘mod’ movement in the 1960s, it became a mecca for fashion designers and the home of countless independent boutiques, many of which still reside on the street to this day. As you step through the iconic arch, you’ll find yourself transported into a world of unique shopping and dining experiences.

Covent Garden, City of Westminster and Camden

Nearest Tube Station: Covent Garden

The buzz of the energetic Covent Garden truly evokes the spirit of the surrounding West End. The area plays host to a range of celebrated brands including London’s flagship Apple store, Paul Smith, Mulberry and many more. For those looking to take a break from shopping and sample the varied cuisine on offer, the wide array of five-star dining options secures Covent Garden’s place as a world-class dining destination.

Savile Row, Mayfair

Nearest Tube Station: Oxford Circus

Savile Row is the birthplace of traditional bespoke tailoring in London. This stylish street in Mayfair has a history in tailoring that stretches back to 1846, when Henry Poole, the man credited with the creation of the tuxedo, opened his premises at 32 Savile Row. Today, a stroll down this illustrious street will take you to some of the finest tailors in the world, including Hardy Amies, Gleves & Hawkes and Kilgour.

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