The London West End: The Ultimate Shopping Experience


Shopping doesn’t get any better than in London. With myriad shops, boutique stores, designer brands, and luxurious department stores – you have it all when you arrive in the capital. In fact, London is recognised as the number one shopping destination in Europe.

London ShoppingNumerous travellers from all around the world visit this city for the straightforward and primary reason of wanting to shop.

So if you’re after an ultimate shopping experience, look no further than London. We’ll be providing you with different tips during your time here so that you get the best out the shopping destinations.

To start with, if you can, book an accommodation from one of the West End Hotels. Not only are they luxuriously hospitable and delightfully designed, but they also provide visitors with a convenient route into the capital’s many attractions.

In fact, Oxford Street, Europe’s busiest shopping avenue is just around the corner from many of these hotels, including The Piccadilly Hotel London. So it only makes sense to at least consider some of the accommodation options in this area, especially if you’re visiting with the intent of discovering and fulfilling your greatest shopping desires.

Marylebone, Bond Street, Oxford Street, Knightsbridge, and Covent Garden comprise the five areas you’ll want to visit if you want to get the full shopping experience in the city. In Marylebone, you’ll find many luxury jewellery stores, chic restaurants and cocktail bars, and designer brands.

At Knightsbridge, you’ll find the widely coveted and world famous store called Harrods. Its iconic green shopping bags and prestigious first class service will all be here to experience first-hand. A famous department store that can be found nearby although a little less well known is the Harvey Nichols store. It’s famous for its prominent designer labels and many in-store services which include a hair and nail salon and much more.

Covent Garden brings together three leading market halls; apple market, east colonnade market, and the Jubilee market. If you’re looking for a more relaxed shopping trip, this is the place to be. The streets are brimming with skilled and talented street performers.