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.

Japan Centre – Japanese delights

Japan Centre – Japanese delights

Image by Peter Hoffer

“Japan Centre” London is for fans of Japanese food. I recommend heading to the counter and asking for some fresh warm soup and other delicious treats.

Full Article by Peter Hoffer

John Simons – The Ivy look

John Simons – The Ivy look

Image by John Simons

“John Simons” London is the place you want to be in case you’re a classy gentleman in need for some classy leather shoes… Trust me!

Full Article by Andrew Sidford

Kioskafé – Contemporary café

Kioskafé – Contemporary café

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“Kioskafé” London is tiny, inconspicuous, fresh cafe-come-magazine-shop in the back streets of hotel-filled Paddington that is definitely worth a visit…

Full Article by Claire Creighton

Ladurée – A Sugary French Kiss

Ladurée – A Sugary French Kiss

Image by Peter Hoffer

“Ladurée” is my favorite French macaron shop in London. I would definitely recommend buying a selection of flavors and sharing them with a friend…

Full Article by Peter Hoffer

London Chess Centre – Pawn Shop

London Chess Centre – Pawn Shop

Image by Peter Hoffer

“London Chess Centre” is a charming chess shop that offers sets for every budget, as well as books, magazines and other board games. Check(mate) it out!

Full Article by Peter Hoffer

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