Picadilly Circus, London (UK) » Entertainment » Shopping Centres

Piccadilly is a shopper's paradise with all the added perks like good food and bubbly nightlife. Just a day of window-shopping down Regent Street and New Bond Street can be a blissful experience. Whether you decide to buy anything or not, just staring your eyes at the most exclusive items that are particular to Piccadilly is a once in a lifetime experience. As the area can be a wealthy person’s destination, shopping centres tend to stock a majority of designer labels and brands, displaying their pristine quality.

Fortnum and Mason ( Visit Site )

Fortnum and Mason have been the Queen's grocers for nearly 150 years and the store's history dates back to the 1700s. Known for their elegantly and classily gift wrapped hampers, it deals in luxury goods, food products, wines, fashion and beauty products and household items. Coming to Piccadilly and not visiting Fortnum and Mason would be a shame.

Address: 181 Piccadilly, London W1A 1ER, United Kingdom.

Waterstones ( Visit Site )

Waterstones is the largest bookseller in Europe with chains of shops spread all over the United Kingdom and elsewhere. Their store at Piccadilly Circus is monster sized and while searching for a book you can quite get lost. They even have a snack bar and lounge where you can grab a meal and rest after the rewarding job of finding the the right book.

Address: 203-206 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9HD, United Kingdom.

Piccadilly Market
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Piccadilly Market is an antique collector's delight, which is held within the premises of St. James's Church. It's located near the bookshop, Waterstone's, which makes it easy for a traveller to discover two amazing shopping experiencesin one place. The antiques market is held every Tuesday while the Arts and Crafts market trades from Wednesday to Saturday.

Address: 197 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9LL, United Kingdom.

Burlington Arcade ( Visit Site )

Burlington Arcade takes the pride in being Britain's first shopping arcade. It opened in 1819 and many decades later, it is still England's longest covered shopping street with the most charming shops displaying their masterpieces with grace and dignity. Even today, it is guarded so that you shop with proper mannerisms and etiquette.

Address: 51 Piccadilly London W1J 0QJ, United Kingdom.

Bates

If you are an aficionado of English hats and dream at being at the racecourse betting on your favourite horse, then you should rush to Bates the Hatter. The store promotes and sells various kinds of hats such as 'soft felt hats', 'formal hats', 'sun and rain headgear', 'Panama hats', 'tweed hats and caps'.

Address: 73 Jermyn St, St. James's, London SW1Y 6NP, United Kingdom.

Hatchards ( Visit Site )

Books are a man's best friend and Hatchard's legacy proves it. Hatchard's bookshop was founded in 1797 and is the oldest bookshop in the United Kingdom. It still stands today at the same place from where it first started trading. Waterstone's and Hatchard's, both owned by HMV have long standing relationship with book aficionados. Their online site gives you the latest update on what's stocked at their store.

Address: 187 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, W1J 9LE, United Kingdom.

Watches of Switzerland ( Visit Site )

A Rolex on your wrist wouldn't look bad, would it? So Watches of Switzerland helps you choose the right watch according to your budget, personality and brand preference. The premium Swiss watch makers like Philippe, Rolex, Jaeger-LeCoultre trade at the store and makes it a top shopping destination in London. ‘Old is gold’ is confirmed at this store as their customer service has been top-notch since the time it started in 1924.

Address: 155 Regent St, Mayfair, London W1B 4AD, United Kingdom.

Liberty London ( Visit Site )

Liberty London is one of the finest stores in London that trades in designer wear and cosmetics. Previously, it was just restricted to selling fabrics for dressmaking, but with time it has expanded to other avenues. The boutique is accompanied by a book section and bakery. The store is a wonderful place to splurge your cash and fill your travel bags to infinity.

Address: Regent St London W1B 5AH, United Kingdom.