The Best Local Shopping Spots in London

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in London? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Billingsgate Fish Market – Seafood heaven

Billingsgate Fish Market – Seafood heaven

Image by Claire Creighton

“Billingsgate Fish Market” isn’t for the faint-hearted: it’s only open until 09:00 in the morning, but this London market stocks up on the best seafood…

Full Article by Claire Creighton

Books for Cooks – Best lunch in town

Books for Cooks – Best lunch in town

Image by Bagelmouse (Flickr.com)

“Books for Cooks” is an oddity. It’s one of London’s best-stocked cookery book shops and an excellent, surprising and cheap restaurant all rolled into…

Full Article by Josh Ferry Woodard

Brixton Village – Global foodie heaven

Brixton Village – Global foodie heaven

Image by Claire Creighton

“Brixton Village” is not a conventional village: this London 1930s market arcade features almost any cuisine imaginable, freshly prepared and…

Full Article by Claire Creighton

Broadway Market – Hackney’s foodie heaven

Broadway Market – Hackney’s foodie heaven

Image by Andrew Sidford

“Broadway Market” on a Saturday is a snapshot of what life in Hackeny (and London) is all about. A true mix of styles and cultures, young and old…

Full Article by Andrew Sidford

Camden Market – The alternative market

Camden Market – The alternative market

Image by Chelsea Ammary-Peak

“Camden Market” in London is a tourist destination, but what I want to share with you is its hidden, alternative side. Yes, it exists…

Full Article by Chelsea Ammary-Peak

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