retail Top Retail-related places to visit in London.

Top Retail-related places to visit in London.


It's what girls do best, and London never disappoints. Here are some of top shopping locations and retail highlights, from the oldest to the most celebrated. Spend a penny!

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11. The Sights of Soho @ Meard Street, Soho
12. The First Shop in the World @ 25 Nelson Road, Greenwich, London
13. Virgin Born Here @ 2 Symons Street, London
14. Whiteleys: Shopping was Murder @ Queensway, London
15. Mrs Salmon's Waxworks @ 17 Chancery Lane
16. Mr Freedom and Mr Feed em @ 20 Kensington Church Street, Kensington
17. Richard Branson Lived here @ 11 Holland Park, London
18. Tomorrow Never Dies Car Chase @ Brent Cross Car Park, Brent Cross
19. The First McDonalds in UK @ Powis Street, Woolwich
20. The East Ends most famous market @ Petticoat Lane
21. Farming Markets for a Decade @ Cramer Street Car park, Marylebone High Street
22. Oldest Shopfront in London @ 56 Artillery Lane
23. Gong...Notting Hill @ 142 Portobello Road
24. Trinkets, Gems and Tourists @ Covent Garden
25. Magic, Gizmos & FUN @ 246 High Holborn
26. Merlin's Cave @ Carlisle House, Soho Square, London
27. Angels and Bermans @ 119 Shaftesbury Avenue, London
28. Tantalise those Taste Buds @ 38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden
29. Kristin Baybars Toyshop @ 7 Mansfield Road, Gospel Oak
30. R. Soles of London @ 109A Kings Road, Chelsea
31. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
32. A Market steeped in History @ Leather Lane
33. Once a great Music Venue @ 246 Hackney Road
34. A Market going down in History @ Harrow Road & Fernhead Road
35. London's Most Female Street @ Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London
36. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
37. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
38. Hamleys Toy Store @ 188 - 196 Regent Street
39. Bagels while you Shop @ Nicole Farhi, 202 Westbourne Grove
40. Coal Drops Yard @ Kings Cross
41. The Westfield London @ Shepherd's Bush, London
42. Maple House @ 149 Tottenham Court Road
43. White's Chocolate House @ 69 St. James Street
44. Faraday's Apprenticeship @ 48 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London
45. Where Do I Find Good Beer? @ Stoke Newington Church Street
46. Market...stop shouting, go Shop @ Stadium Car Park, Engineers Way
47. Yuletide Food with French Flair @ 202 Upper Street, Islington
48. Westfield Stratford City East @ Montfichet Road, Olympic Park
49. The Beatles Apple Shop @ 94 Baker Street, London
50. Grand Seraglio... What? @ Covent Garden
51. Tip-Top Umbrellas @ James Smith & Sons, 53 New Oxford Street
52. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
53. Charing Cross Book Worms @ Charing Cross Road
54. Bloodgate Source @ 268 Lavender Hill, London
55. Sally Clarke's @ 122 & 124 Kensington Church Street, Kensington
56. Winfield House @ North West Regents Park, London
57. Treadwell's Bookshop @ 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury
58. The Demon Barber of Fleet Street @ 186 Fleet Street, London
59. Retail on the River @ Gabriel's Wharf
60. Cupcakes in Kensington @ 132 Kensington Church Street
61. House of the Mystery Hat @ Goldhawk Road
62. Where the Tricks came from @ 25 New Oxford Street
63. ExCel London @ Custom House, Docklands
64. Jimmy Greaves Sports Shop @ 1 New Road, South Chingford
65. Binks in Bates @ 21a Jermyn Street, St. James's, London
66. The World's First Ever Cashpoint @ 20 The Town, Enfield
67. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
68. Tea, Tea, Glorious Tea @ 45 Berwick Street, Soho
69. Catch the best fishmongers @ 88-90 Essex Road
70. Indiana Jones' Hat Shop @ 13 Old Burlington Street, Mayfair
71. Massage...on your time @ Neal's Yard, Covent Garden
72. Home to the Geisha Kimonos @ 1-7 Davies Mews
73. Former Toilet for your Jeweller @ 58 Davies Street
74. Pink Floyd's Drum Shop @ 41 Store Street, Bloomsbury
75. Good Gifts in a Tree @ 53 Exmouth Market
76. Bethnal Green...a Snatch @ 88 Teesdale Street
77. Walthamstow Market @ Hoe Street to St James's Street
78. London's Finest Recordshop @ 1 Earlham Street
79. Lock & Co...Historical Hats @ 6 St. James's Street
80. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
81. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
82. HMV's first Celebrity Opening @ 363 Oxford Street
83. The Kensington Poltergeist @ 20 Bute Street, South Kensington, London
84. Experts in Retro @ 4 Nettlefold Place
85. Harrods @ 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge
86. London's only Antique Dept Store @ 150 Chiswick High Road
87. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
88. Is This The New Portobello? @ Lower Marsh
89. Walk In Back Rub @ 11 Charlotte Place
90. Sainsbury's started here @ 173 Drury Lane, Holborn, London
91. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
92. Debenhams. a loo with a view @ 334-348 Oxford Street
93. Portobello Road Markets @ Portobello Road
94. Fox and Lewis @ 19 St James Street, London
95. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
96. Seven Sisters Market @ Pueblito Paisa, 231 High Road, Seven Sisters, Lo
97. Agnes Marshalls Food Empire @ 32 Mortimer Street, Fitzrovia
98. Garrards Jewellers @ 24 Albemarle Street, Mayfair
99. The Great Pearl Robbery @ 88 Hatton Garden, Holborn
100. Habitat & Joseph's First Home @ 77 Fulham Road, Chelsea
101. The first Waitrose @ 263 High Street, Acton Hill
102. McLaren and Westwood's SEX @ 430 Kings Road, London
103. Feel the fibre of the fabric @ Joel & Son Fabrics, 75-83 Church Street
104. A Market With Mexican Roots @ Portobello Road
105. Churchill's Favourite for Cheese @ 93 Jermyn Street
106. Monocles - Fashion for Today @ 41 New Cavendish Street
107. Scandinavian Food for All @ 61 Great Titchfield Street
108. 80 years and still Dancing @ 94 St Martin's Lane
109. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
110. WH Smith lived here @ 12c Hyde Park Street, Bayswater