SHOPPING ALONG LONDON'S OXFORD STREET
With designer boutiques, glamorous department stores and a host of home-grown fashion talent, London is a shopper's paradise. One of the most popular places to go shopping in London is Oxford Street in the fashionable West End, where you'll find one of the city's best concentrations of high street favourites, stylish department stores and world-renowned brands along one of the most famous shopping streets in the world.
Whether you are a dedicated fashionista, a bargain-hunting sales shopper or simply want to indulge in some outstanding retail therapy during your stay in London, this is truly the place to shop in the capital.
Over 300 well-known brands and flagship storesEager shoppers can browse the 300 or so shops along a 1.5 mile stretch of Oxford Street, where you will find an outstanding selection of British and international brands, including John Lewis, Debenhams, Topshop, Zara, Nike and more. This is also where the iconic department store Selfridges can be found, which houses a prized collection of designer labels and a fantastic food hall. Several brands have their flagship stores here, and many shops host live performances and other special events throughout the year.
Oxford Street is particularly vibrant at Christmas time, when it twinkles and glistens with Christmas lights and decorations. Hitting the shops in search of the year's most fabulous presents is an annual festive ritual for many Londoners.
Explore Oxford CircusOxford Circus can be found halfway along Oxford Street on the intersection with Regent Street and is a hub of activity and bustle. You will also find a large selection of pubs, restaurants, cafés and other eateries in the area, perfect for staying energised as you shop the day away.
If you are looking for a hotel near Oxford Street, the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel is just a short walk away, making it the perfect base for your shopping excursions. You can easily pop back to the hotel at any time to drop off your purchases or take a short break, helping you get the most out of your shopping day in London.