London's showiest shopping street is located in the West End. The street has many brand stores, for example, Burberry, Boss, Hollister and Apple.

Regent Street is the world’s first shopping street, and architect John Nash designed it. The street was opened in 1819, so 2019 is Regent Street’s 200 year anniversary. You can find numerous different shops on Regent Street, the largest portion of which are clothing stores. The street also houses many clothing chain stores, like Zara, Mango and Guess. Designer shops on the street include Calvin Klein, Mulberry and Michael Kors. The famous toy store Hamleys is an excellent place for children.

Getting there

Regent Street is located in the area between Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus, and the easiest way to get there is via underground to either station.


Regent Street starts at Piccadilly Circus and intersects with Oxford Street, so both can be easily accessed if you plan on walking all of Regent Street. Soho is on the street's eastern side, and the well-known shopping street Carnaby Street is along a side street of Regent Street.