Top Famous Shopping Streets in the UK

1. Oxford Street, 2. Portobello, 3. Shambles Street, 4. Regent Street, 5. Carnaby Street, 6. Westfield, 7. Knightsbridge, 8. Burlington Arcade, 9. Notting Hill, 10. King's Road. England is extremely famous for its bustling and magnificent shopping centers. If you are wondering where is the best place to go shopping in the UK then this article is the answer you need. Let's find out the Top 10 Famous Shopping Streets in the UK below!

  1. Oxford Street
  2. Portobello
  3. Shambles Street
  4. Regent Street
  5. Carnaby Street
  6. Westfield
  7. Knightsbridge
  8. Burlington Arcade
  9. Notting Hill
  10. King’s Road

Oxford Street

Oxford is the city and administrative center of Oxfordshire. Not only famous by Oxford University – one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world. For those who love beauty, Oxford is also the fashion paradise of England. It is estimated that has over 300 stores lining this world-famous street. That is the reason made Oxford becomes the best shopping city in London.

In particular, the legendary Selfridges brand has famous showrooms such as John Lewis and Debenhams also presents in this area. Oxford Street also has the Primark Cheap Store, where has a huge and diverse amount of goods. If you want to see the latest fashion trends, you can head to Topshop at Oxford Circus. And the small streets like Place St Christopher and Berwick Street in Oxford are also popular shopping places you can drop in.

Not only that this street also regularly takes place fashion activities that visitors can participate in such as fashion seminars, fashion shows, shopping nights,…

The major stores on Oxford Street are Debenhams, HMV, House of Fraser, John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Primark, Selfridges, Topshop,…

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Portobello is the busiest and most famous antique road market in the UK, which has become the inspiration for many works of poetry, music, novels and movies. Located in the luxury residential area of Notting Hill in central London, Portobello is a famous flea market with thousands of retail stores, where you can freely shop, find the right items that suit your money bag.

In there, you will easily find second-hand items of all kinds from fashion, household items, especially antiques. Portobello is known as the largest antique market in the UK. At the antique and handicraft stalls here, you can freely admire the exquisite items made from silver, copper, or glass, ceramics with various shapes and decorative patterns. This is truly a paradise for those who love antique items!

The major stores on Portobello are Bank of Scotland, The Front Room, Bross Bagels, The ‘Wild’ Flower Shop,The Fine Wine Company,…

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Shambles Street

Located in the center of York City, UK, Shambles street has been named the best-preserved medieval street in Europe. It was formed in the first century of the Middle Ages and is mentioned in the Domesday book as the oldest street in the UK with more than 900 years old.

In the 80s, the goods are traded on Shambles street were meat such as pigs, cows, and sheep. Currently, Shambles no longer has a butcher shop. It is becoming a famous tourist destination not to be missed in York. Instead of selling meat, the main items are traded in Shambles are now souvenirs, books, cakes… In 2010, a PR campaign for this street was conducted by Yorkers and received a lot of support. The result is Shambles – a medieval street that has won the title of “most beautiful street in the UK” after beating many of the glitzy streets in the world. If you have a chance, you should definitely not miss this beautiful destination.

The major stores on Shambles Street are Edinburgh Woollen Mill, The Shop That Must Not Be Named, The Potions Cauldron, Little Saffrons, Little Saffrons,…

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Regent Street

An impressive shopping street with an elegant look – Regent Street is the next place you should visit when you come to England. It is a major commercial shopping street and arterial road in the West End in the City of Westminster. This shopping street attracts visitors not only by the variety of items but also by its elegant beauty. You can easily shop for fashion products, cosmetics, electronic items, home appliances, wine… with a variety of categories and prices.

When coming to Regent Street, you should not miss the oldest and most famous shops in London such as Hamleys, Liberty, The Apple Store or tailor shops Benson & Clegg and John Lobb shoe store. Regent Street attracts more than 7.5 million tourists to visit the street every year.

The major stores on Regent Street are Hamleys, Liberty London, The Apple Store, Anthropologie, H&M,…

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Carnaby Street

Carnaby was the birthplace of fashion and the 1960s cultural revolution. Carnaby Street and its 13 surrounding streets, which take 2 minutes away from Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus, are a various combination of independent boutiques, heritage brands and prestigious designer brand names. With more than 100 brands, plus 60 restaurants, bars, cafes and pubs, this is an ideal destination not only for shopping but also for tourism.

You can drop in the UK flagships store of Adidas Originals and Puma. Choose your favorite Rolling Stones-themed fashion finds at RS No.9 Carnaby, which is known as the band’s first flagship store. You can also find Pharrell Williams’ Billionaire Boys Club flagship UK store, a legendary brand of men’s fashion here!

The major stores on Carnaby Street are The Kooples, Irregular Choice, Billionaire Boys Club, A.P.C, Liberty,…

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Westfield has two major shopping centers in London at White City and Stratford. Not only famous for having luxury boutiques such as Debenhams, Marks & Spencer and House of Fraser but it is also a gathering place of high-end brands such as Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, All Saints and Ted Baker. Westfield has more than 300 shops, 70 restaurants, 14 cinemas, 3 hotels and a large casino.

If you love shopping, you should not miss Westfield Stratford City in East London with more than 250 shops and 70 dine-in spots, making it one of the largest shopping centers in Europe.

The major stores on Westfield are Adidas Originals, Aesop, Adanos Grill, Aje, CHANEL Boutique, Balenciaga,…

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Knightsbridge is a popular residential and shopping area in Westminster, London SW7. Visitors to London cannot ignore the Knightsbridge shopping street, where gathers famous fashion stores and prestigious brands worldwide, typically are Harrods and Harvey Nichols.

In Knightsbridge, there is also a very special shopping area where you can exchange items through the website, after a successful deal, then deliver the goods to this market. Here you can own your favorite items by exchanging the ones you don’t use anymore.

The major stores on Knightsbridge are Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Lulu Guinness, Christian Louboutin, Gucci,…

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Burlington Arcade

Burlington Arcade is a luxury-covered shopping arcade in London, built-in 1818 and opened on March 20, 1819. This place is known as a shopping destination for the elite with luxury items. Possessing a prime location when surrounded by a series of high-class hotels near the intersection of Oxford Circus and Piccadilly in the city center, Burlington Arcade is known as a shopping street with the style of art galleries 19th century Europe.

This is a place where you can shop comfortably without worrying about crowding like other shopping streets. If you have the opportunity to come here, do not miss the store with a collection of antique Rolex watches with more than 500 pieces produced between 1915 and 1970. In addition, you will find a lot of high-end products from famous brands in the world here, and one of them has the appearance of Chanel – the world’s leading luxury brand.

The major stores on Burlington Arcade are Vilebrequin, Ladurée, Harry’s of London, Penhaligon’s, Manolo Blahnik,…

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Notting Hill

In the famous romantic comedy ‘Notting Hill’, besides falling in love with the romance of the British bookseller and Hollywood movie star, the viewers can’t help impressed with the image of the trendy street of Notting Hill, which stands out with its eye-catching streets and signature blue windows.

Notting Hill is famous for having a range of little boutiques, unique and vintage clothing, rare antiques, gifts, books and organic food. In particular, the 1.6km long Portobello Road Market with a range of different stalls opening daily that sells antiques and vintage fashion. Nearby is Westbourne Grove, an upscale shopping street, where concentrates on high-end restaurants and luxury clothing stores.

The major stores on Notting Hill are L’Appartement Sézane, Reformation, Caramel, Jessie Western, Couverture & The Garbstore,…

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King’s Road

King’s Road is a major road that stretches through Chelsea and Fulham, both in west London. It is associated with the 1960s style and with fashion figures such as Mary Quant and Vivienne Westwood.

King’s Road is famous for eclectic boutiques, unique brands, designer shops… and a range of cafes and restaurants. It also has many beautiful furniture items in Peter Jones, Cath Kidston. Especially the Duke of York Square center, where there are more than 30 fashion stores with retailers including Europe’s largest Zara brand. Alternatively, you can also visit shops that gave birth to punk rock in the 70s such as the Vivienne Westwood store and the Chelsea Antiques antique market.

The major stores on King’s Road are Monica Vinader, Anthropologie, Gerard Darel, Sheridan, Pretty Ballerinas, Dave Bird,…

top famous shopping streets in the uk


top famous shopping streets in the uk

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