Discover The Best High-End Department Stores in the UK
Great Britain boosts a spectacular array of high-end department stores for any customer’s need. Women’s, Men’s, Kids’, Furniture, Beauty, Home- and Kitchenware – all under one roof. What could be better for a pleasant day of shopping? Here are the UK’s Top 5 Department stores, easily accessible from wherever you are.
Harvey Nichols (Edinburgh, London, Liverpool, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds)
Visit this modern department store, which won’t disappoint. Stroll along the fantastically arranged showrooms and admire or purchase a new fashion item from your favourite Designer, indulge in delicious delicacies in their food hall, sit outside on the outdoor terrace of some of their restaurants. If you don’t plan to spend a fortune, look for great offers and bargains or simply admire the stunning displays.
Harrods is London’s most iconic department store and is a popular tourist attraction as much as it is a famous luxury-shopping destination. It is as stunning from the outside as it is from the inside. There you will find everything from sweet delights to designer shoes. It can get very crowded but its well worth a visit. The whole store is designed to keep you meandering it’s showrooms, which, without a doubt, is a mere pleasure. Come for a stroll, an afternoon tea accompanied by fantastic cakes, browse the in-hose merchandise offer or book a personal shopping experience.
Selfridges (London, Birmingham, Manchester)
There is no trip to London’s, Birmingham’s or Manchester’s high streets without noticing lots of Selfridges’s signature black and yellow shopping bags. Visit this contemporary department store with a wide range of luxury brands, jewellery, home ware and much more. Selfridges is a great place to come for an unforgettable lunch experience. You have the choice between Chinese, Indian, Turkish, Japanese, Thai, English and many more international cuisines. If you want to cook at home, buy fresh seafood as well as fish, meats, veggies, cheeses or breads.
Fortnum and Mason (London, Piccadilly)
On your trip to London, you should not miss this breathtaking department store with six floors and seven restaurants. Its easy to get lost in this huge temple of indulgence and luxury as you browse the food hall, the wines and spirits, the gourmet delights, the patisserie from the in-store bakery, the cook shop, the kitchen needs or the ladies’ fashion accessories. The Ladies’ level includes a children’s section, a great destination for moms who plan to come with their kids. If you are in an exclusive mood, book a personal shopping experience at Fortnum’s By Appointment or dine in the excellent fourth St. James’s Restaurant on the fourth floor.
House of Fraser (4 stores in London, more than 50 stores around the UK)
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