As the UK’s premier, luxury fashion retailer, Harvey Nichols is a must visit for fashionistas and shopping fanatics from all over the world. Exclusive cutting edge fashion houses sit next to accessible everyday brands so there’s an array of choice for handbags, shoes, sunglasses and clothes. Plus, luxury food markets and restaurants are hand for refuelling before, during and after a major spree.
With humble beginnings starting out as a linen shop on the corner of Knightsbridge and Sloane Square, this now world-famous department store has been around since 1831. Set up by Benjamin Harvey and James Nichols, the business stayed within the family business for decades. Now, it has seven stores across the UK as well as another seven overseas including destinations such as Hong Kong, Dubai and Turkey.
Located in Knightsbridge, one of London’s most glamorous areas, it can be easily reached by bus, tube or on foot if you’re in the area doing a spot of sightseeing.
Car parking is available nearby at the NCP carpark at Cadogan Place. Get a discount voucher for your parking at any till point in store after making a purchase.
There are a huge variety of buses that go through London to Harrods including these bus routes:
9,10, 14, 19, 22, 52, 74, 137, 414 and C1.
The closest underground station to Harvey Nichols is Knightsbridge on the Piccadilly line. South Kensington and Sloane Square are a short walk away, too.
Spanning a huge seven floors, this high-end department store has a range of departments, services, and places to eat and drink. From the men’s barbershop and beauty bars on the lower ground floors to the first floor full of Jimmy Choo shoes, there’s not much it doesn’t have. Services include made to measure experience, a style concierge, Christmas gift wrapping and spa treatments galore.
Dedicated to dining, the fifth floor has a range of restaurants and eateries for all of its shopping visitors. At the Fifth Floor Cafe, enjoy an all-day menu that also includes afternoon tea - a British classic. On a warmer evening, the outdoor terrace is perfect for an evening meal while the Fifth Floor Bar serves up a menu of sophisticated cocktails. For more casual dining options, YO! Sushi and Burger & Lobster are on hand to satisfy appetites after a hard day of shopping bag lugging.
If you want to refuel before another round of the shops or just want to see a little more of Knightsbridge, head to Hawksmoor for a juicy cut of steak and other meaty delights.
Renowned for its cuts of steak in London, their cocktail list is just as sought after from the Gunpowder Fizz to the The Delicious Sour.