Dalston shops and salons

Discover the best Dalston shops, including food markets and vintage shops

A day out in Dalston is as energising as a night out. Pop into the latest Beyond Retro branch for a vast selection of vintage pieces, LN-CC for avant-garde fashion or rummage through the Dalston Oxfam for some real bargains. If beauty is more your thing, you can get a dramatic dye job at Bleach or some mind-blowing nail art from WAH Nails. If you want expertly cut hair with loads of style, Kennaland is the place to be.

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Dalston shops

  • Beyond Retro

    Stoke Newington Road, London, N16 7XB

    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...
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  • Kristina Records

    Stoke Newington Road, London, N16 7XJ

    This local record store attracts crate diggers from across London. It's where a discerning selection of new and used vinyl across all genres (including some hard to find gems)...
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  • LN-CC

    LN-CC, 18-24 Shacklewell Lane, London, E8 2EZ

    This Dalston store - peddling avant-garde fashion for men and women alongside rare music, periodicals and accessories - houses one of London's most interesting and...
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  • Pelicans & Parrots

    Stoke Newington Road, London, N16 7XJ

    On the edge of Dalston, this cute Stoke Newington vintage store serves up a bit of everything. Clothes, accessories, furniture and bric-à-brac are all artfully arranged and...
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  • Ridley Road Market

    Ridley Road, off Kingsland High Street, London, E8

    Everything from domestic and exotic fruit, veg, fish and meat to cheap clothes, bric-a-brac and fabrics from Africa and India.
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  • Oxfam

    Kingsland Road, London, E8 4AR

    Wily thrift shoppers flock to the legendary Dalston Oxfam shop early in the morning, rummaging through tubs of headless dolls and foreign-language board games for a diamond in the rough. With men's and...
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Dalston salons

  • Blue Tit

    Stoke Newington Rd, London, N16 8BH

    Forget slick looking minimal hair salons, this lovely indie hairdressers has a proudly maximalist interior with framed antique photographs, bare brick walls, a wooden bar over...
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  • Kennaland

    Broadway Market, London, E8 4QJ

    More of a speakeasy saloon than a conventional salon, world-class hairdresser Kenna's studio above an east London pub has redefined follicular services. It's decked out with...
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  • Bleach

    420 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4AA

    This Dalston salon was a trailblazer of the dip-dye trend, as seen on the famous barnets of Lady Gaga and Alexa Chung. Founded by colourist-of-the-moment Alex Brownsell...
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  • WAH Nails

    Kingsland Road, London, E8 4AA

    This edgy nail bar has made such an impact on the fashion scene in London, it's hard to believe it only launched last year. It's already established nail stations in Topshop, as well as just...
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  • Sheer Bliss

    2-4 Kingsland Road, London, E8 2JP

    It doesn't look like much at all from the outside - or the inside, for that matter - but family-run Sheer Bliss is a real beaut for treatments in Dalston. Waxes are great value...
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