Best Christmas Gift Shops in London

From particular parents to fussy friends, finding the perfect gift for that special someone can be a trying task. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of our top ten Christmas gift shops in London. The best part is that each one of the Christmas gift shops is also online, so you can master gifting from across the UK.

Victoria and Albert Museum Gift Shop | Image courtesy of Ed Reeve via Dezeen

V&A Gift Shop

Cromwell Road, Knightsbridge

Nearest Tube: South Kensington

South Kensington’s Victoria and Albert Museum boasts four gift shops, with its main store located on the ground floor. It features jewellery, prints, toys and crafts, each inspired by pieces in the museum’s collection. So, if you’re shopping for an art lover or fashion follower, the V&A is the place to go.

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Fortnum & Mason Gift Shop | Image courtesy of JanKranen via Londontopia

Fortnum & Mason

Piccadilly Street, St. James’s       

Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus

If you’re looking to indulge this Christmas, Fortnum & Mason is the place to go. Head down to Piccadilly and you’ll find hampers packed with delicious nibbles and feast-worthy treats. Plus, Fortnum & Mason also has a store in St Pancras train station for last-minute gifting.

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Heal's on Tottenham Court Road


Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia

Nearest Tube: Goodge Street

The Heal’s Christmas Circus is out in full force at our Tottenham Court Road store. Visit the Heal’s Christmas market on the ground floor and find luxurious gifts for all members of the family. Whilst you’re here, take a snap of the festive Cecil Brewer Stairs – London’s most photographed staircase.

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One of our favourite Christmas gift shops, the Design Museum Shop | Image courtesy of the Design Museum

Design Museum Shop

Kensington High Street, Kensington

Nearest Tube: High Street Kensington

As a hub of contemporary design, it’s only right that the Design Museum’s shop is a must for creative gifts. From architecture books to covetable designs by some of the best-loved designers, you’re sure to find the right gift. Located on the museum’s ground floor, there is also a free permanent exhibition to enjoy whilst doing your Christmas shopping.

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Present & Correct, one of London's best Christmas gift shops | Image courtesy of Present & Correct

Present & Correct

Arlington Way, Clerkenwell

Nearest Tube: Angel

Present & Correct’s collection of contemporary stationery makes the perfect stocking filler or gift. One of London’s most unique Christmas gift shops, Present & Correct also boasts stationary suited to gifting all year round. Select from notepads, pens, calendars and much more.

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Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop in Covent Garden - one of the top Chhristmas gift shops in London for children | Image courtesy of Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop

Benjamin Pollock’s Toyshop

The Market, Covent Garden

Nearest Tube: Covent Garden

Founded in the 1880s, Benjamin Pollock’s Toyshop must be one of the most festive Christmas gift shops on our list. Its collection of toy theatres, shadow boxes and games serve nostalgic style without missing out on functionality. Plus, you can enjoy it all in the festive surroundings of Covent Garden.

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Daunt Books | Image courtesy of Ungry Young Man via Danubius Hotels

Daunt Books

Marylebone High Street, Marylebone

Nearest Tube: Regent’s Park

Take a trip back in time at Daunt Books’ Marylebone store and stroll through the original Edwardian building to find the perfect literary gift. With stores across London, you needn’t miss out if the Marylebone store is a little out of your way.

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Christmas gift shopping at Native & Co. | Image courtesy of Native & Co.

Native & Co.

Kensington Park Rd, Notting Hill

Nearest Tube: Notting Hill Gate

Notting Hill-based home-ware shop Native & Co. boasts a spectacular selection of designs from Japan and Taiwan. As a champion of traditional crafts, Native & Co. the perfect places to find a unique gift. Its refined collection ranges from pared-back slippers to clay rice pots.

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Circus Brixton | Image courtesy of Circus


Brixton Village, Brixton

Nearest Tube: Brixton

You’ll find Circus tucked away in the hustle and bustle of Brixton Village. The boutique is a colourful extravaganza of hand-picked vintage and contemporary pieces. From Picasso prints to vintage Fritz Nagel candleholders, the world is your oyster at Circus.

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Kitchen Provisions at Coal Drops Yard | Image courtesy of King's Cross

Kitchen Provisions

Coal Drop’s Yard, King’s Cross

Nearest Tube: King’s Cross

Gifting white appliances is a thing of the past. This Christmas think Japanese hand-forged chef knives, bespoke gin sets and stylish leather aprons. Located in Coal Drop’s Yard, King’s Cross’ latest shopping destination, Kitchen Provisions is in good company.

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