The best music shops for reggae in London



Add +

Time Out has scoured the streets so you don't have to

© Patrik Rytikangas
  • Honest Jon's

    278 Portobello Road, London, W10 5TE

    With staff alumni including 'Bass Culture' author Lloyd Bradley and Mowax nabob James Lavelle, this Portobello Road institution always stocks the best of old and new.

  • Sounds of the Universe

    7 Broadwick Street , London, W1F 0DA

    Linked with the excellent reissue label Soul Jazz, SOTU are very CD friendly and permanently stock the cheese that'll please.

  • Selectors Emporium

    100B Brixton Hill, London, SW2 1AH

    With a treasure trove of 45s going back to the '60s, Selectors are never shy of blaring out their wares all day every day. Let the booming bass guide you in as you walk up Brixton Hill.

  • Dub Vendor

    274 Lavender Hill, London, SW11 1LJ

    Though Dub Vendor's shop in Ladbroke Grove (along with its iconic mural) may be cruelly gone, the tunes live on at their excellent online store. Perfect for the newest roots, reggae and dancehall releases.

  • Supertone

    110 Acre Lane, London, SW2 5RA

    Established in 1969, Supertone remains a worldwide mecca for fans and artists alike.

Users say


Just paid a visit to the two markets near each other in Tooting..Me and friends went for the total carribean experience. First we had some tasty Jamaican the bigger market ...i bought some great reggae cd,s for the motor. Wicked music. Tooting markets are well cool. Big shout to the reggae music stall,many thanks for selling me some great tunes.

Phillimon Nthomiwa
Phillimon Nthomiwa

i'm looking for CD's of George Faith;To Be A Lover,and Jolly Brothers I will be sending money through Western Union from Botswana My address; Phillimon Nthomiwa,Box 927,Orapa, Botswana, Southern Africa


Indeed... No Peckings? No Blacker Dread?


What no Peckings?