South Kensington is home to a number of well-known department stores, luxury fashion brands and high street retailers. Within the area, you’ll also find some independent high-end fashion boutiques selling unique luxury items – some people even call this Royal Borough the fashion mecca of London.
Whatever your taste, there is usually something for everyone. Take a look at our 5 Top shopping destinations in South Kensington, all picked by our Cheval Harrington Court Concierge team.
King’s Road, Chelsea
King’s Road is the famous 1.9 mile high-street lined with shops and boutiques stocking well-known brands, perfect for those days dedicated to retail therapy. And if you need to refuel and rest, there are plenty of cafes and restaurants dotted along the way.
Founded in 1831, Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge is the flagship store of this British department store chain. Here you can find designer fashion, beauty but also food and wine.
This world famous luxury department store has drawn people through its doors for over 160 years. With over 330 fashion, homeware, food and technology departments, there is something for everyone. And if you feel hungry from all the shopping, you can choose from 27 restaurants.
Sloane Street is world known for being the exclusive and luxury shopping experience in London. Located in the heart of Chelsea, at the top of the famous King’s Road, Sloane Street is home to many high-end fashion brands and the Peter Jones department store.
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Portobello Road Market
At the North end of the borough sits Portobello Road Market, one of the best known street market in London. Famous for its many antiques, it is also a haven for all fashion and book lovers; as well as a food destination with a selection of delicious cafes and restaurants lining the market.