covent garden shops

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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  • Bead Shop

    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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  • Stanfords

    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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  • Apple Store

    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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  • Dress Circle

    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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  • Slam City Skates

    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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  • Liberation

    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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  • Fopp

    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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  • Forbidden Planet

    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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