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

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“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

Borough Market – London’s oldest food market

Borough Market – London’s oldest food market

Image by Jessica Spengler

“Borough Market” is London’s oldest market. You can find both food and non-food items in this market but I go here to get fresh produce…

Full Article by Charl Asuit

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

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