Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

Montezuma’s
Being not only one of the most up-market chocolate shops in London, but ethical too, Montezuma's offers the perfect excuse to have a choccie or two...
Camden Market
Camden caners put their cans of beer down long enough to swan around Camden Market, a favourite with cool kids looking for music art and vintage clothes.
Danaqa
Fashionable AND ethical. What more could you ask for?
Portobello Road Market
If you can stand the crowds, Portobello Market is arguably the finest shopping market in London.one of the more fun markets in London...
Kingly Court
This serene courtyard filled with cafes and one-off boutiques makes an ideal destination for independent shopping in London.
Daylesford Farmshop & Cafe
Certainly one shopping trip to avoid when hungry as this high-end food shop sells such fresh delight-filled produce, even those liquid dieters will find it hard to resist.
The OXO Tower
Independent designers - in everything from fashion through to ceramics - congregate at South Bank's famed Oxo Tower to make and sell their wares.
Old Spitalfields Market
Just five minutes from Liverpool Street tube, Old Spitalfields Market is a breath of artsy air in the suited and booted white-collar district.
Borough Market
Borough Market is a foodie heaven crammed with stalls selling fresh produce both sourced locally and from around the world.
Choccywoccydoodah
Become a part of the mad hatters tea party in this Alice-in-Wonderland-esq spot. Chocolate has never been so tempting....
Gray’s Antique Market
Bargain-hunters rejoice! Gray's Antique Market is home to a treasure trove of eclectic wonders with plenty of tat to sift through in the hope of unearthing something priceless.
Broadway Market
Westfield London
Topshop
Trunk
Having shed its last incarnation - a shop called Elephant Feet, selling shoes for those with extremely large feet (we kid not) - 8 Chiltern Street in Marylebone has now become trendy Trunk Clothiers.
Cabbages & Frocks Market
A global conglomeration of flavours amongst vehemently British antiques and homeware stalls, making for an exciting spree.
Notting Hill
The shabby, cool Portobello Road and the immaculate Westbourne Grove side-by-side, Notting Hill is a London shopping mecca for the thrifty and chic.
The Cloth Shop
Indian cotton, Swedish linen and Scottish cashmere, the Cloth Shop has it all.
East London
If you've picked up the vintage bug, or have a streak of individuality about you, then let yourself run wild around the shops in East London and you shall not be disappointed.
Dray Walk (off Brick Lane)
Underground music, cool clothes and strong coffee; what else do you need from one of East London's hippest shopping streets?
Brick Lane Market
Even if you're not from around these parts you'll have heard of Brick Lane - famous for two things: curries and its market.

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