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Top Choice Market in North London

Stables Market

Connected to the Lock Market, the Stables is the best part of the Camden Market complex, with antiques, Asian artefacts, rugs, retro furniture and clothing. As the name suggests, it used to be an old stables complex…
Top Choice Antiques in North London

Camden Passage Market

Not to be confused with Camden Market, Camden Passage is a pretty cobbled lane in Islington lined with antique stores, vintage-clothing boutiques and cafes. Scattered along the lane are four separate market areas de…
Top Choice Vintage in North London

Annie’s Vintage Costume & Textiles

One of London’s most enchanting vintage shops, this high-end boutique has costumes to make you look like Greta Garbo. Many a famous designer has come here for inspiration, so you might also get to do some celebrity …
Top Choice Market in North London

Camden Lock Market

Right next to the canal lock, this is the original Camden Market, with diverse food stalls, ceramics, furniture, oriental rugs, musical instruments and clothes.
Fashion & Accessories in North London

Exclusivo

If you've ever dreamed of owning a pair of Manolo Blahniks or a Pucci dress, but have always baulked at the price, Exclusivo might just be your chance. This tiny shop specialises in top-quality secondhand designer g…
Wine in North London

Sampler

One of London’s leading wine shops, this brilliant place allows you to sample up to 80 different wines before buying. Just load up a smart card and use it to sample from the machines – from as little as 30p for a sa…
Gifts & Souvenirs in North London

Gill Wing

Inhabiting multiple stores on Upper St, Gill Wing sells shoes (at number 192), kitchenware (at 190) and jewellery (at 182), but our favourite is its flagship gift shop. It's basically impossible to walk past without…
Food & Drinks in North London

Fortnum & Mason

This small branch of the renowned department store, its first in more than 300 years, offers a good array of its signature teas (loose leaf or teabags) and coffees, which are great for last-minute presents and souve…
Clothing in North London

Mary's Living & Giving Shop

This is not your average charity shop: the boutique is done up beautifully and the quality of the clothes on offer is top-notch. Allow £60 to £80 for designer dresses and jackets; £7 to £10 for high-street brand top…
Gifts & Souvenirs in North London

Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9¾

With Pottermania refusing to die down and Diagon Alley impossible to find, when your junior witches and wizards are seeking a wand of their own, take the family directly to King's Cross Station. This little wood-pan…