Shop small

Whether you’re looking for a new book, some new coffee to try, or the perfect gift, it’s more important than ever to support local and shop small wherever you can. ❤ 

We have amazing businesses in our stations, shops and arches across London for you to try so, whether you’re passing by or shopping online, here’s a list of just some of our fantastic tenants for you to discover 👇 

The Savanna South African shop in station.

Around the world

💃 If you’re looking to spice up your regular workout routine, head down to Studio Kew & Yes Brazil Show in Chiswick for Latin dance classes as well as fun exercise classes like Zumba and dance fit! 🤸‍♂️ 

🇿🇦 Take a trip to South Africa and tase the best the country has to offer at The Savanna! From award-winning Biltong to quality groceries, there’s something to suit every taste.  

🍵 GreenZen in Canada Water is your one stop shop for healthy and delicious food. Try their poke bowls or their matcha drinks…a matcha made in heaven! 😉 

🥨 For Nordic treats, head to Fabrique in Shoreditch. Fluffy, sticky and moreish – Londoners have been going crazy for their cinnamon buns!  

Try something new

📸 Create memories with your nearest and dearest at Foto Plus Southgate. 🖼 

🕹 For those yearning to travel after a year of staycations, a Google Earth experience at Otherworld Hackney will take you to your favourite location in a flash! 🌎 

🍽 For a unique tasting experience, head to Planque in Haggerston, a new restaurant and private members club! 

🇫🇷 Get a taste of luxury at Princesse d’Isenbourg et Cie in Shepherds Bush and stock up on your French favourites. They also offer tasting experiences within their eclectic arch.  🍽 

🐠 With only 12 seats per night, the Sea The Sea Chef’s Table in Hackney is a must for all seafood lovers.  

The Brewhouse and Kitchen in Hoxton.

Back to work

🥐 Got an early start? Grab your breakfast on the go at Avellano Coffee in Temple Station.  

📊 Looking for signs or banners for your business? Shop small at The Sign and Print Shop in Hornchurch.  

☕️ Early mornings call for coffee! Head to Metro Coffee in Gants Hill station to get your fix.

✈️ International travel is back on the horizon 🙌 Grab your passport photo at Anand Photos in Piccadilly Circus.  

🥳 If you’re looking for the perfect spot for your next after work social, look no further than the Brewhouse & Kitchen Hoxton!  

🥯 If you’re looking to grab lunch on the go, The Bagel Factory is the perfect spot! Head to their stores in Canary Wharf, Willesden Green or Oxford Circus.

Man and woman walking in to Tripspace yoga and dance studio

Fashion and self-care

🚲 If a spin studio with disco balls hanging from the ceiling sounds like your thing, head to Momentum Training in Haggerston! They also have an established Crossfit gym in another room. 💪 

💇 Take a trip to WIW Inspire Salon in Southgate for a new ‘do or some fresh nails!  

💎 Add a vintage twist to your look at Accessories of Old in Parsons Green.  

🧘 Downward dog or dancing the tango? 🩰 TripSpace Haggerston is the place for you!  

Retail therapy roundel at Oxford circus station.

Gift ideas

🎂 It’s not a birthday without a cake, head to Alice’s Cake House in Harrow on the Hill to pick up the perfect party piece!  

🎨 Jackson’s Art Supplies in Putney Bridge is the perfect place to pick up a gift for your loved ones who got into drawing or painting during lockdown! 

🏺 If you’re looking for something different, The Clay Garden in Hammersmith hold regular ceramics making classes! 

🎁 For the accessories lover in your life, Precious Metals jewellery in South Woodford has a lovely selection of affordable and stylish jewellery.  

🕯 Head to Stennah and Hope in Hoxton to pick up the perfect candle! 

For the home

🌿 Add some greenery to your home at Wheelers of Turnham Green, a family-run garden centre and florist. 💐 

🖼 If it’s time to hang those family photos, Zinc White Framing in East Putney will create the perfect bespoke picture frames, made by local artisans.  

🏡 Perfect for home renovations, Dawes Paints in Hammersmith is a family-owned business with a selection of paints and home renovations necessities! 

🎄 It’s time to decorate for the festive season! Head to Shoots and Leaves in Hammersmith to pick up your Christmas tree and add a festive touch to your home! ✨ 

Do you have a favourite local business? If so, tell us in the comments below👇 

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  1. What a brilliant display of the huge variety of businesses that are thriving in difficult times. Thank you for sharing this Heather Lily. the whole team should be proud of the enterprise shown in making the business environment more conducive to success.

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