Sloane Street, London

Sloane Street is London’s premiere avenue for the world’s most revered luxury brands. From designer handbags to couture fashion and accessories, Sloane Street offers an intimate shopping experience like no other. Situated in the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington, Sloane Street occupies the space between Sloane Square and Knightsbridge. The area takes its name from Sir Hans Sloane, who purchased the land in 1712 and, to this day, it is owned by Hans’ descendants. The long family history means that business owners and residents take pride in offering the best service possible, to maintain the high standards set by Sloane.

Sloane street attracts thousands of tourists each year, with the draw of top class shopping and fine dining. The area is also a fashionable place to live for London’s high flyers, with beautiful town houses dotted along the avenue, nestled between the luxurious shops. Take a walk down Sloane Street and you step into a quintessentially British Atmosphere where you can be met by the best customer service in London. Worldwide brands, like Mui Mui and Armani occupy spaces alongside bespoke tailors and milliners. Bespoke services are what Sloane Street prides itself on most, with customers paying thousands of pounds for one off items, that they will not get anywhere else. As well as Sloane Street itself, there are charming side streets that bring you even more choice of high quality goods, artisan bakeries and quaint cafes.

Sloane Street is not all about shopping, it is a place where locals and tourists can dine out in style, with fine dining restaurants and neighbourhood favourites, such as Colbert. Heston Blumenthal’s Michelin starred Dinner is the prize draw but there are dozens more excellent restaurants to choose from, if you cannot get a booking. The luxurious Cadogan hotel offers patrons everything they will need for a relaxing stay and serves one of the best afternoon tea’s in the UK. Literacy lovers will enjoy a visit to Number 64, the home of Jane Austen’s brother and the famed residence in which she wrote Pride and Prejudice. History lovers will enjoy a trip to Holy Trinity Cathedral, known as the ‘cathedral of arts and crafts’ by fans of the art movement.

Wherever you end up end up on Sloane Street, you will be amazed by the stunning Georgian architecture and mesmerised by the fantastic array of big name brands and boutique shops, that will enable you to shop until you drop.

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