5 Boutiques Offering London’s Most Stylish Homewares


London is an effortlessly stylish city, filled with lots of fantastic spaces for finding stylish home furnishings. Whether you’re a dedicated decorator or simply on the hunt for a few finishing touches, these five boutiques are sure to keep you busy during your trip to the city.

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Do Shop

Covent Garden

This cheerful shop in Covent Garden offers everything from contemporary homewares to the latest items from an impressive catalogue of contemporary designers. The store has a great track record of supporting graduates from design school, offering to place their items in store if they meet a selection of criteria. For guests at Chilworth Paddington on the lookout for something new and exciting, this makes for a great start to your hunt!

Labour & Wait


Labour & Wait focuses on providing the kind of items which would have been commonplace in everyone’s kitchen during the mid-20th century, as well as an array of vintage-themed items sure to impress visitors to London making the most of Paddington hotel special offers.  There’s plenty to keep keen decorators busy, including a wide range of fantastic and unusual items from bygone eras. For fans of vintage styling or those simply keen to take a more original approach to their décor, this is certainly a place to stop by.

Pentreath & Hall

Rugby Street

Whilst diminutive in size, this delightful boutique offers plenty of great items within a tiny space. If you’re enjoying your stay at Chilworth Paddington and eager to find something extra-special to take home, then Pentreath & Hall should certainly be added to your shopping itinerary. There’s everything here from kitchenwear to candles, cushions and stationery – making it a beloved destination for those seeking the perfect gift, or a memento of their stay in London. The store stocks both large and small items so there’s sure to be something which will fit in your suitcase!

Dog & Wardrobe

South Hackney

Specialising in retro finds, this miniature furniture and design boutique is filled to the brim with all the perfect touches which make a house a home. There are lots of stylish touches on the items in store, including desk lamps, clocks and vintage furniture you’re unlikely to find anywhere else. The space also stocks a range of contemporary art, all available in stunning frames to provide a real talking point throughout your home.

Aladdin’s Cave

St John’s

A veritable treasure trove of fantastic, unique homewares – Aladdin’s Cave is as distinctive from the exterior as some of the items within – and once you step inside the shop, you’re sure to be astonished by the wide array of items on offer. There’s a little bit of everything at Aladdin’s Cave, including original paintings, prints, ornate frames and chandeliers. Whilst understatement isn’t a strong point of the space, for those with a passion for vintage there’s a wide range of authentic Victorian items and antique fireplaces for adding some distinctive flair to any room in the home.