KIDS’ STORES

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The Dis­ney Store

The Ox­ford Street branch has re­ceived a sprin­kle of magic and has high-tech in­ter­ac­tive en­ter­tain­ment. Open Mon-Sat 9am-9pm; Sun noon-6pm (branches also in WC2 and W12). www.dis­ney­store.co.uk. 350-352 Ox­ford St, W1C 1JH. T: 020-7491 9136. D6. Sta­tion: Bond Street.

LEGO Store

LEGO mer­chan­dise, in­clud­ing a huge replica of Big Ben made from bricks. 3 Swiss Court, W1D 6AP. T: 020-7839 3480. www.lego. com/en-gb/stores. E7. Sta­tion: Le­ices­ter Square.

M&M’s World

Sweet treats, in­clud­ing London-in­spired cho­co­late sou­venirs. Mon-Sat 10am-mid­night; Sun noon- 6pm. www.mmsworld.com. 1 Swiss Court, W1D 6AP. T: 020-7025 7171. E7. Sta­tion: Le­ices­ter Square.

The Nick­elodeon Store

Prod­ucts in­spired by the TV chan­nel’s shows. Mon-Fri 10am-10pm; Sat 10am-11pm; Sun noon-6pm. 1 Le­ices­ter Square, WC2H 7NA. E7. Sta­tion: Le­ices­ter Square.

LEATHER & LUG­GAGE Anya Hind­march

Lux­u­ri­ous leather goods rang­ing from wal­lets to se­quinned evening bags (mul­ti­ple lo­ca­tions). www.anyahind­march.com. 118 New Bond St, W1S 1EW. T: 020-7493 1628. E7. Sta­tion: Bond Street.

Moy­nat

The UK flag­ship of the Parisian lux­ury lug­gage and hand­bag brand. www.moy­nat.com. 112 Mount St, W1K 2TU. T: 020-7495 3885. E6. Sta­tion: Bond Street/Green Park.

Tumi

Brand lead­ers in pres­tige lug­gage, busi­ness cases and ac­ces­sories (mul­ti­ple lo­ca­tions around London). www.tumi.com. 211 Re­gent St, W1B 4NF. T: 020-7493 4138. E7. Sta­tion: Pic­cadilly Cir­cus.

SPE­CIAL­IST STORES Buck­ing­ham Palace Shop

A wide range of royal sou­venirs, in­clud­ing a jew­ellery line cre­ated by Alex Mon­roe. Mon-Sat 9.30am-5pm. www.roy­al­col­lec­tion­shop.co.uk. 7 Buck­ing­ham Palace Rd, SW1W 0PP. T: 020-7839 1377. E6. Sta­tion: Vic­to­ria.

John Bell & Croy­den

This well­be­ing em­po­rium is more than 200 years old and is the of­fi­cial phar­macy to the Queen. Of­fers emer­gency pre­scrip­tions and vac­ci­na­tions, as well as spe­cial­ist doc­tors deal­ing with hair and feet. www.john­bell­croy­den.co.uk. Check for open­ing times. 50-54 Wig­more St, W1U 2AU. T: 020-7935 5555. D6. Sta­tion: Bond Street.

London Glass­blow­ing

Home to won­der­ful jew­ellery, dec­o­ra­tions, vases, or­na­ments and un­usual items. You can pick up a daz­zling sou­venir here, and try out a glass­blow­ing ses­sion, too. www.lon­don­glass­blow­ing.co.uk. 62- 66 Ber­mond­sey St, SE1 3UD. T: 020-7403 2800. F11. Sta­tion: London Bridge.

Pre­stat

One of London’s old­est cho­co­late shops sells hot cho­co­late, truf­fles and more in this glo­ri­ous ar­cade. Please check for times. www.pre­stat.co.uk. 14 Princes Ar­cade, SW1Y 6DS. T: 020- 8961 8555. E7. Sta­tion: Pic­cadilly Cir­cus.

Twin­ings

This is one of the cap­i­tal’s old­est shops – it has been trad­ing from 1706 – and is full of a va­ri­ety of teas and in­fu­sions. En­joy a free Tea Tast­ing ses­sion. Mon-Fri 9.30am- 8pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am- 6pm. www.twin­ings.co.uk. 216 Strand, WC2R 1AP. T: 020-7353 3511. D9. Sta­tion: Tem­ple.

We Built This City

Quirky sou­venir shop where clas­sic items are given a twist. Look out for il­lus­tra­tions of London icons and maps (p. 56). Mon-Wed 10am-7pm; Thur-Sat 10am-8pm; Sun noon-6pm. www.we­built thisc­ity.co.uk. 56-57 Carn­aby St, W1F 9QF. E7. Sta­tion: Ox­ford Cir­cus.

The Whisky Ex­change

Spe­cial­ist re­tailer of fine whiskies and spir­its, with more than 5,000 whiskies from around the world. www.the­whiskyex­change.com. 2 Bed­ford St, WC2E 9HH. T: 020-7403 8688. E8. Sta­tion: Char­ing Cross.

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