The Park Grand Kensington is an elegant, boutique hotel situated in the heart of the stunning area of Kensington. One of the most affluent parts of the city, the streets of Kensington seduce visitors with pristine, tree lined streets and beautiful symmetrical Geogian architecture. If you’re fortunate enough to be staying at the Park Grand, then we imagine that you are seeking a luxury experience in the city, with rejuvenating spa treatments and lots of wonderful dining experiences. One of the best things about being situated in Kensington, are the shopping experiences that can be so easily reached from your accommodation. So, read on to discover the best shopping spots near your Park Grand hotel room.
For the paragon of luxury shopping in London, you need look no further than Brompton Road in Knightsbridge. Just a short ten minutes cab ride away from your Kensington rooms London, Harrods is the perfect spot for shopping in style. This iconic department store promises the finest quality services, goods and dining, in a magnificently grand interior. The height of sophistication, the staff of Harrods are attentive, helpful and very, very British, offering same day order ins for different sizes, top-quality gift wrapping and guidance around the store’s facilities. We must warn you, flip flops, ripped jeans, crop tops and grubbiness are prohibited here, so we recommend that you dress to impress to feel at home in this store.
Kensington High Street
For those seeking a more laid back shopping experience, Kensington High Street is the place for you. Here, you will find all your favourite brands all cosy together along a charming little pedestrian street. This is the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely stroll and a browse, before getting on that phone and searching “Indian Afternoon Tea near me” – and if that wasn’t in your plans, it should be! Indian High Tea represents everything we love about London, fusion and inventive creations taking two wonderful features of different cultures and combining them to create something very special.
Oxford, Regent & Bond Street
We couldn’t talk about shopping in London without mentioning the most famous shopping destinations in the city. Oxford, Regent and Bond Street are all situated around Piccadilly Circus, and are a must for those wanting to experience the iconic bustling retail experience in London. We recommend that you enjoy a big breakfast at the Park Grand restaurant in London, before setting out on the short 10 minute tube journey to this bustling area. These streets offer a little bit of everything, with Oxford Street providing the typical high street brands, whereas Regent and Bond Street provide luxury, designer stores which are often frequented by the biggest names in the city – so keep an eye out for celebrities! While you’re here, you will be surrounded by West End shows, so it makes sense to book into one, for an unbelievable performance put on by some of the best in the business.