All For London


My favourite:

Cecil Court, a unique place for book lovers linking Charing Cross Road and St Martin´s Lane.


Burlington Arcade

Piccadilly to Cork Street

Royal Arcade

Old Bond Street to Albemarle Street

Piccadilly Arcade

Piccadilly to Jermyn Street

Princes Arcade

Piccadilly to Jermyn Street


My favourites:

Liberty Store, Regent Street (main entrance Great Marlborough Street)

Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4 , Kings´s Cross Station

Tea Shops


216 Strand

"a nice cup of tea"


Postcard Teas

9 Dering Street, W1

"have another nice cup of tea"

says Jim


Book shops

Books for Cooks Cookbooks

4 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill Tube:Ladbroke Grove


Daunt Books Travel books

83-84 Marylebone High Street

Tube: Baker Street


Donlon Books Art, Photography,Music

77 Broadway Market

Tube: Haggerston


European Bookshop Languages

5 Warwick Street

Tube:Piccadilly Circus


Foyles Every subject

113-119 Charing Cross Road Tube:Tottenham Court Rd

Events at Foyles here


Gosh! Comics

39 Great Russell Street

Tube: Tottenham Court Road



Everything since 1797

187 Piccadilly

Tube: Piccadilly Circus


Koenig Books Art,architecture

80 Charing Cross Road

Tube: Leicester Square


London Review Bookshop Fiction

14 Bury Place

Tube: Holborn


Magma Creative stuff

8 Earlham Street

Tube: Leicester Square


Lion and the Unicorn Bookshop Children

19 King Street, Richmond Tube:Richmond

John Sandoe Books

10 Blacklands Terrace. Chelsea, SW3

One of the most celebrated independent bookshops in the world.

My friend Jim recommends:

James Smith & Sons

53 New Oxford Sreet

Umbrellas and walking sticks


Taylor of Old Bond Street

74 Jermyn Street

Gentlemen´s shaving


Gieves & Hawkes

1 Saville Row

Tailoring for gentlemen


Crockett & Jones

92 Jermyn Street

Finest English shoes



89 Jermyn Street




188-196 Regent Street



Pollock´s Toy Shop

1 Scala Street Covent Garden


The Old Curiosity Shop

3-14 Portsmouth Street

Handmade shoes of Japanese designer Kimura


Fortnum and Mason

181 Piccadilly

Tube: Green Park or Piccadilly Circus


The Christmas Shop

Hay´s Galleria, 55A Tooley Street SE1 Helping customers create a special Christmas for over 20 years.