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Beyond Retro Dalston

Shopping, Womenswear Shacklewell
5 out of 5 stars
(6user reviews)

Beyond Retro's flagship vintage superstore houses a vast but well-edited collection of vintage and second-hand clothing for men and women as well as an on-site café benefitting from vintage tea sets, old Singer sewing machines for tables and free wi-fi.

VIDEO: We took a look around Beyond Retro when it first opened six years ago

Beyond Retro is number 22 in our list of the 100 best shops in London.


Venue name: Beyond Retro Dalston
Address: 92-100 Stoke Newington Road
N16 7XB
Opening hours: Open 10am-7pm Mon-Tue, Sat; 10am-8pm Wed-Fri; 11.30am-6pm Sun
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Average User Rating

4.7 / 5

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Vintage heaven!

I need to confess that this shop became my obsession and I do a pilgrimage once a month. The amount and variety of clothes here are amazing, you can find everything you need: from accessories to ball gowns. The prices are affordable and the quality is great, I haven't found a piece with any tears or serious stains).

A go to place for every cintage lover!


Perfect go- to place if you need an outfit for a festival. I personally find it quite intimidating because there is so much of clothes and everything so colourful , hangers packed with clothes, so after 10 min my concentration is gone and I can’t find anything I like. I think it’s generally quite pricey, all of the clothes being vintage. I admire anyone that goes in here and finds something really cool to wear, I unfortunately don’t have that gift. 


An easy way to pass away a Sunday afternoon.  Beyond Retro has a wide stock of vintage clothing paired with a great vintage playlist.  The staff are of course uber trendy but consequently well versed in all things vintage, and very friendly.  It's a little over priced in my eyes but if you hold out for their renowned garage sales every few months you can bag a bargain, literally, I got a bag for £1. 

This shop is heaven. It stocks an enormous amount of vintage clothing and the cafe is really quaint and quirky. It's my new Sunday haunt for coffee and clothes.