Shopping in Covent Garden
Discover the best fashion, beauty and specialist stores and markets in Covent Garden
Covent Garden has a range of specialist stores for all interests. Whether you're interested in comics from
Forbidden Planet, Bead Shop's jewellery-making supplies or the latest gadgets at the Apple Store, there's something for you in Covent Garden.
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Art, craft & hobbies , 21A Tower Street, London, WC2H 9NS
This long-established shop attracts professional designers and bead enthusiasts from around the globe. A dazzling variety of beads is stocked...
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Books : Specialist , 12-14 Long Acre, London, WC2E 9LP
Escape the throngs of tourists on Long Acre by ducking for a breather into this inspirational travel shop. Stanfords is almost as essential to...
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Specialist: Electronics , 1 The Piazza, London, WC2E 8HA
A cathedral to geekery, the exposed brickwork, big old oak tables and stone floors make this Apple's most inviting store (it is also the world's...
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Music & entertainment : CDs & records , 57-59 Monmouth Street, London, WC2H 9DG
This OTT luvvy-magnet and temple to show tunes is still a West End hit after more than 30 years. It continues to wow professional thesps...
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Specialist interest: Sport , 16 Neal's Yard, London, WC2H 9DP
Slam City Skates is a legendary name on the British skate scene, as much a part of the London skateboarding identity as doing kickflips...
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Specialist: Adult shop , 49 Shelton Street, London, WC2H 9HE
The flagship store for latex couturiers Libidex has considerably extended its range of glossy clothing delights, but you can still find intriguing...
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Music & entertainment : CDs & records , 1 Earlham Street, London, WC2H 9LL
Three floors of new releases and back-catalogue surprises, plus good selections of books and DVDs, make this a great place for bargains. Look...
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Books : Specialist , 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
Self-confessed geeks (and otherwise) get together at London's mega-store for sci-fi, fantasy and comic-related books and memorabilia. Forbidden...
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