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Rough Trade

66 Golborne Rd
London W10 5PS, UK

20 8960 9888
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True music fans will enjoy a trip to one of the Rough Trade locations throught the city London, and one in West London. The iconic independent record shop carries all genres of music, with an emphasis on post-punk. Stop by to browse through music, or catch a free music gig.

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This Shop Rocks

131 Brick Ln
London E1 6SE, UK

20 7739 7667
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The name doesn’t lie. This Shop Rocks sells vintage clothes, furniture, cookware, toys, books, and other cool antique knick knacks you’re likely not to find anywhere else in the city.

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Described as the world’s first “pop-up mall”, Boxpark has 2 different locations in London, and another one set to open late this year. Visitors can explore food and drink, and shop local and international brands at these retail “parks” constructed out of shipping containers. Come here to eat, drink, and shop in a hip and urban setting.

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Another busy London shopping hub, Old Spitalfields Market is an indoor market open 7 days a week offering stalls of arts and crafts, clothes, antiques, and bites. On Thursdays, Old Spitalfieds features an antiques market, and every first and Friday, there’s a vinyl records fair.

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Albion Shoreditch

2-4 Boundary St, Shoreditch
London E2 7DD, UK

20 7729 1051
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Open all day, Albion is a British café and grocery serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, with an in-house bakery for fresh pastries as well. Albion is located on the ground floor of The Boundary hotel.