Top 5 places for Christmas shopping in Belgravia

Written on 10 December 2013 by Alistair Boscawen in London


Have you started your Christmas shopping? If not, get yourself over to Belgravia, where you can pick up some great gifts for your loved ones! – It's never too early or too late to start shopping!

Christmas shopping in BelgraviaIt’s that time of year again – yes, get on your Santa hat it’s Christmas! But hmmm, what about that Christmas shopping? Well, don’t panic – Belgravia’s the best place to pick up some splendid gifts for family and friends. Get yourself down to the smart part of town, with stucco-fronted houses, garden squares and a vibrant atmosphere, you can pick up some eye-opening bargains.

Check out our pick of the five best places for Christmas shopping in Belgravia:

Elizabeth Street

Looking for niche brands and gourmet luxuries? Get yourself down to Elizabeth Street. Here, you can pick up some lovely jewellery and trinkets or, if you want a break from Christmas shopping in Belgravia, stop off for fine cigars and coffee at TomTom. The Grosvenor Stationery Company is one place you can pick up the extras needed to make it all the more special. The store sells lovely Christmas cards and bespoke gift tags.

Mount Street

There are many boutiques lining Mount Street. From the Marc Jacobs London store, a Christian Louboutin boutique, French leather goods specialists much more. Naturally, this makes Christmas shopping on Mount Street the perfect choice if you’re looking to pick up gifts for him and her. Also, remember if you’re looking for something to nibble on to fill in the hours while you’re Christmas shopping, you can reserve a table in one of the chic bars and Michelin star restaurants to enjoy a nice Christmas lunch in Belgravia

Motcomb Street

A stunning bijou cobbled street tucked away behind bustling Knightsbridge and Sloane Street, Motcomb Street boasts an array of Michelin-starred restaurants, and specialist shops and salons, from luxury chocolatiers, to haut couture.

Pimlico Road

Christmas shopping in Belgravia wouldn’t be right without a trip to Pimlico Road. From antiques, to galleries, to homemade Christmas decorations, there’s something for everyone. Best for cultural trinkets for more discerning relatives…

London Christmas Market

If you want to pick up something a bit different, you can’t go far wrong with a London Christmas market. Based in Hyde Park, the Winter Wonderland is set to return for another year. It’ll feature two of the best Christmas markets in London – the Angels Market and the Yuletide Markets. These Christmas feature more than 100 stalls, offer handmade food, decorations, drink, sweets, toys, clothes etc.  Oh and remember to  pay Father Christmas a visit in his grotto after dark and why not experience the thrill of a fairground ride…

The Winter Wonderland runs from November 22 until January 5 2014.

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Alistair Boscawen

Alistair has 32 years’ experience as an estate agent, starting in the country house department of one of London’s main international agencies before moving to the Knightsbridge house department of the same agency and learning the difference in values between freehold, long lease and short lease houses in Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Chelsea and Mayfair.

All articles by Alistair Boscawen

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