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Why Visit Soho? Here's Why

Why Visit Soho? Here's Why

"I feel it's the heart of London"
Has The Future Of Buying Diamonds Arrived In Mayfair?

Has The Future Of Buying Diamonds Arrived In Mayfair?

Enter the diamond lab.
Looking For a Safe Way To Sell Your Tickets? Check Out TicketSwap

Looking For a Safe Way To Sell Your Tickets? Check Out TicketSwap

Check out TicketSwap for sold out tickets at fair prices
Plans To Transform Oxford Street Have Progressed... Slightly

Plans To Transform Oxford Street Have Progressed... Slightly

What do you want to see change on Oxford Street?
There's A Cracking Events Line-Up At Olympia London This Christmas

There's A Cracking Events Line-Up At Olympia London This Christmas

It's never too soon to plan for Christmas
6 Must-Know Secrets Of Oxford Street Shops

6 Must-Know Secrets Of Oxford Street Shops

We've just made Christmas bearable.
A 30 second walk from Oxford Street are 200 shops you might never have heard about

A 30 second walk from Oxford Street are 200 shops you might never have heard about

"We get all sorts down here".
Why The Hell Do People Go To Harrods?

Why The Hell Do People Go To Harrods?

All Things For All People, Everywhere.
7 Things You Might Not Have Done In Covent Garden Market

7 Things You Might Not Have Done In Covent Garden Market

Apples, pineapples, and frozen custard
Whiteleys: The Department Store That Once Rivalled Harrods

Whiteleys: The Department Store That Once Rivalled Harrods

Harrods' old rival is now a dying shopping centre.
Step Back In Time At London's Oldest Deli

Step Back In Time At London's Oldest Deli

And they sell ice cream.
Where to find London's best charity shops

Where to find London's best charity shops

From Streatham to Highgate.
London is expensive

London is expensive

Fascinating.
Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

Inside London's Biggest Bookshop

Everything you need to know about this bookish behemoth.
Where's The Best Food In Borough Market?

Where's The Best Food In Borough Market?

Have you been on the guided tour yet?
These London shops sell just one thing - but they do it well

These London shops sell just one thing - but they do it well

Well, pretty much.
Funny London shop signs

Funny London shop signs

Leave the hipsters alone already,
A surprising map of famous chain shops that started in London

A surprising map of famous chain shops that started in London

Shopping favourites with London origins.
Inside London's Oldest Bookshop

Inside London's Oldest Bookshop

"On a drizzly day, buses splashing through the puddles outside, it's a warming place to be"
Mapped: The First Major Shops In London

Mapped: The First Major Shops In London

From Sainsbury's to Carphone Warehouse.
London's department stores, ranked.

London's department stores, ranked.

Harrods Vs Selfridges Vs Harvey Nichols Vs Liberty Vs Fortnum & Mason
5 Secrets of Camden Market

5 Secrets of Camden Market

Including gin, lots of gin.
Is This South London's Most Eclectic Market?

Is This South London's Most Eclectic Market?

From baked beans to theatrical removing cream.
The London shop that's full of maps, globes... and excellent hot chocolate

The London shop that's full of maps, globes... and excellent hot chocolate

"Before we know it, we're standing in Madagascar".
The Eccentric London Bookshops With Stories To Tell

The Eccentric London Bookshops With Stories To Tell

Secret histories and celeb spotting
Step Back In Time And Visit London's World-Famous Markets

Step Back In Time And Visit London's World-Famous Markets

Shopping by the ton
How To Explore The City Of London At The Weekend

How To Explore The City Of London At The Weekend

The Square Mile revealed.
London's Craziest Day Trips

London's Craziest Day Trips

Take a break from the ordinary.
Does Petticoat Lane Market Still Exist?

Does Petticoat Lane Market Still Exist?

It hasn't been for more than 180 years.
7 Secrets Of Fortnum & Mason

7 Secrets Of Fortnum & Mason

Including Britain's first baked beans.
12 Things To Do With Teenagers In London

12 Things To Do With Teenagers In London

Whether they're into music, dance, or museums.
London's best alternative boats

London's best alternative boats

Take to the water.
Where To Eat French Food On A Budget In London

Where To Eat French Food On A Budget In London

Bonne nourriture, pas cher.
Video: Behind The Scenes At London's Free Harry Potter Show

Video: Behind The Scenes At London's Free Harry Potter Show

Check out this Potter exhibition.
What's Morleys Department Store In Brixton Like?

What's Morleys Department Store In Brixton Like?

Does it have Brixton's best people-watching spot?
The quietest times at London's shopping centres.

The quietest times at London's shopping centres.

We made some calls.
Super-Rare Tube Trainers Released

Super-Rare Tube Trainers Released

Inspired by Underground font.
8 Of The Best Independent Trainer Shops In London

8 Of The Best Independent Trainer Shops In London

Get your fix at one of these.
In Pictures: The Last Days Of Oxford Street's BHS

In Pictures: The Last Days Of Oxford Street's BHS

Customers feel nostalgic.
The Giant Signs Of Camden Town

The Giant Signs Of Camden Town

Part of the fabric of Camden
London Craft Shops You Should Follow On Instagram

London Craft Shops You Should Follow On Instagram

Beads and wool for ogling.
Have You Spotted This Darcey Bussell Statue?

Have You Spotted This Darcey Bussell Statue?

And it's been there for 20 years
Top Independent Shops In... Crystal Palace

Top Independent Shops In... Crystal Palace

Shops worth leaving Zone 1 for.
Seven Sisters' South American Market

Seven Sisters' South American Market

Hidden above the Underground station.
London Bakeries With International Flavours

London Bakeries With International Flavours

Global cakes and bakes.
The Best Toyshops In London

The Best Toyshops In London

As fun for adults as for kids
Where To Eat Alphonso Mangoes In London

Where To Eat Alphonso Mangoes In London

Mango mania in the capital.
Ever wondered what Heal's is like inside? We visited

Ever wondered what Heal's is like inside? We visited

Don't miss the timeline on the first floor.
Cheese Lovers Need To Know About These Cheesy London Hotspots

Cheese Lovers Need To Know About These Cheesy London Hotspots

For those who give edam.
Watch this lovely video about the people behind Hoxton Street Monster Supplies

Watch this lovely video about the people behind Hoxton Street Monster Supplies

Have you visited this amazing East London institution?
Where To Eat And Drink In... Wembley

Where To Eat And Drink In... Wembley

Restaurants near the stadium and arena.
Christmas Jumper Day Is Coming: Where To Buy Your Festive Knitwear

Christmas Jumper Day Is Coming: Where To Buy Your Festive Knitwear

Bag your bad Yuletide pullovers here.
Alice In Wonderland Comes To Fortnum & Mason

Alice In Wonderland Comes To Fortnum & Mason

Famous shop chooses Alice for its first themed window display.
Major Lego Shop Comes To London

Major Lego Shop Comes To London

Plus, you can buy a Lego Big Ben.
London Christmas Gift Guide: Wearable London Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Wearable London Edition

Top Christmas presents for the fashionable Londoners in your life.
Best Coffee Machines To Buy For Christmas 2015

Best Coffee Machines To Buy For Christmas 2015

Includes helpful buying guide.
London Christmas Gift Guide: Map Lovers' Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Map Lovers' Edition

Everyone loves a bit of cartography.
14 Independent London Bookshops To Follow On Instagram

14 Independent London Bookshops To Follow On Instagram

Just in time for World Book Day.
London Christmas Gift Guide: Toys And Puzzles Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Toys And Puzzles Edition

Present ideas for both the kids and the 'big kids' in your life.
The Best London Restaurants, As Decided By Londoners

The Best London Restaurants, As Decided By Londoners

New 2017 guide.
Win A Berwick Street Hamper Worth £1000

Win A Berwick Street Hamper Worth £1000

Jam-packed with goodies.
Celebrate World Record Day In Carnaby With David Bowie Exhibition

Celebrate World Record Day In Carnaby With David Bowie Exhibition

He loved the record shops here.
Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: All Under £10

Londonist Christmas Gift Guide: All Under £10

Ideal for Secret Santa or stocking fillers.
London Christmas Gift Guide: Bringing London Home Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Bringing London Home Edition

Why not have an illuminated roundel in your bedroom?
Vintage Bargains On Retro Wheels At Classic Car Boot Sale

Vintage Bargains On Retro Wheels At Classic Car Boot Sale

It's vintage squared in King's Cross.
London Christmas Gift Guide: Cycling Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Cycling Edition

Perfect Christmas present ideas for the cyclist in your life.
Best Budget Smartphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

Best Budget Smartphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

Smart selections for the lower price range.
New Indie Bookshop Opens In Hackney

New Indie Bookshop Opens In Hackney

We do love a good bookshop.
London Christmas Gift Guide: Transport Lovers' Edition

London Christmas Gift Guide: Transport Lovers' Edition

Taxis and buses and tube, oh my!
Top London Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Top London Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Treat your mum to a London-inspired present.
Beautiful London-Themed Treats For National Stationery Week

Beautiful London-Themed Treats For National Stationery Week

Oh, you pretty things.
Londony Things To Buy Your Dad For Father's Day

Londony Things To Buy Your Dad For Father's Day

Tube map boxers anyone?
Gorgeous London-Themed Treats For World Book Day

Gorgeous London-Themed Treats For World Book Day

Why should kids get to have all the fun?
The Best Digital Cameras To Buy For Christmas 2015

The Best Digital Cameras To Buy For Christmas 2015

Amazing results from compact technology.
7 Of The Best Headphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

7 Of The Best Headphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

In ear, on ear, listening pleasure.
Where To Buy Christmas Cakes From Around The World In London

Where To Buy Christmas Cakes From Around The World In London

Wow your festive guests with Japanese Christmas cake
Check Out These Top Londony Easter Presents

Check Out These Top Londony Easter Presents

From gin Easter eggs to posters of chicks.
Could London Finally Get Fast Walking Lanes?

Could London Finally Get Fast Walking Lanes?

First lanes unveiled in Liverpool.
Picnic With Where's Wally and Meet The Gruffalo

Picnic With Where's Wally and Meet The Gruffalo

All at the Foyles Storybox children's literature festival
Londonist Christmas Shopping Round-Up

Londonist Christmas Shopping Round-Up

In case you fancied buying some Christmas presents online this Cyber Monday.
Happy Birthday, Shakespeare: Brilliant And Barmy Bits Of Bardolatry

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare: Brilliant And Barmy Bits Of Bardolatry

Including how to get your hands on a copy of THAT tube map.
Personalised Maps From Ordnance Survey: The Perfect Present

Personalised Maps From Ordnance Survey: The Perfect Present

Smart-ography.
London's Best Independent Wine Shops: New Zealand Wine Cellar

London's Best Independent Wine Shops: New Zealand Wine Cellar

Does what it says on the bottle.
Bag Yourself A Bargain At Carnaby Style Night

Bag Yourself A Bargain At Carnaby Style Night

Register for your free ticket.
Top Valentine's Gift Ideas For London Lovers

Top Valentine's Gift Ideas For London Lovers

Hampers, cufflinks and Bojo pants.
Discounts, Free Food And Summer Fun At Covent Garden

Discounts, Free Food And Summer Fun At Covent Garden

Discounts, free food and table football.
Get Insider Tips At Westfield's Beauty Unbound Festival

Get Insider Tips At Westfield's Beauty Unbound Festival

Month of Beauty takes over shopping centre.
6 Top Tablets To Buy For Christmas 2015

6 Top Tablets To Buy For Christmas 2015

From £99.
Best Laptops To Buy For Christmas 2015

Best Laptops To Buy For Christmas 2015

Three top recommendations.
Follow London's Top Department Stores On Instagram

Follow London's Top Department Stores On Instagram

Get your shopping fix without leaving the house.
Deal Of The Day: Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair

Deal Of The Day: Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair

Shopping in the heart of Dickensian London.
Last-Minute Christmas Gift Idea: Theatre Tokens

Last-Minute Christmas Gift Idea: Theatre Tokens

Tokens with 10% off.
Last Minute And Lazy London Shoppers: Still Time To Buy Online

Last Minute And Lazy London Shoppers: Still Time To Buy Online

Give the gift of Londonist.
The Cheese Lovers' Guide To London

The Cheese Lovers' Guide To London

Where to buy, eat and make it.
Fares the highest they've been for 5 years: it's time to get clever with @CommuterClub

Fares the highest they've been for 5 years: it's time to get clever with @CommuterClub

Outsmart the fare rise with CommuterClub
Travel Fares Are Rising By A Whopping 3.5%... Here's How To Get Around It

Travel Fares Are Rising By A Whopping 3.5%... Here's How To Get Around It

Get smart and freeze your fares.
This Is What Boxpark Croydon Looks Like

This Is What Boxpark Croydon Looks Like

South London just got trendier.
Tired Of Tinder? Meet Your Match With Once

Tired Of Tinder? Meet Your Match With Once

Swipe less next year.
The Top London Christmas Decorations

The Top London Christmas Decorations

Festive cheer for Londonphiles.
Pay What You Want At This Shoreditch Art Shop

Pay What You Want At This Shoreditch Art Shop

Purse-friendly art buys.
Merry Christmas From Selfridges!

Merry Christmas From Selfridges!

No, no, no.
The World's Largest Lego Store Is Now In London

The World's Largest Lego Store Is Now In London

Get your kicks out of bricks.
Don't Miss This London Fashion Weekend Ticket Offer

Don't Miss This London Fashion Weekend Ticket Offer

It's all happening at the Saatchi Gallery.
Multistorey Sunrise Dominates Broadgate

Multistorey Sunrise Dominates Broadgate

Pretend you're in the Truman Show.
New Range Of London Transport Themed Homewares Launched

New Range Of London Transport Themed Homewares Launched

In a good way.
Fancy Cheaper Travel? Check Out CommuterClub

Fancy Cheaper Travel? Check Out CommuterClub

The cheapest way to travel
Happy 35th To This Wood Green Shopping Centre

Happy 35th To This Wood Green Shopping Centre

The shopping centre sits on the site of a disused railway station.
Blades, balms and bags @Cornerstone_HQ

Blades, balms and bags @Cornerstone_HQ

We think we've found London's best start-up @CornerStoneHQ
Stuck For Present Ideas? Theatre Tokens Are The Answer

Stuck For Present Ideas? Theatre Tokens Are The Answer

Theatre-lovers rejoice