London is one of the most visited cities in the world and Oxford Street in London is the busiest shopping district in all of Europe. Every year London is visited by thousands of tourists from across the globe. Though there’s a good number of business class visiting London on various business meetings, there are also the casual vacationers who wish to have a great holiday in London. Shopping comes as an essential part of any trip. Be it buying souvenirs or getting some great dresses or accessories, a trip can never be complete without a good shopping phase.
The Oxford Street is simply the heaven for shoppers. The more than one and half miles long street houses innumerable stores of fashion wear, accessories, kids wear, household articles and many more. The huge number of stores ensures that one need not be a shopaholic to lose oneself among the shop windows. The huge number of stores includes some of the most popular and well known ones housing the best range of branded products. If one is looking for the best brands, one can check out the following –
• Toni & Guy
• United Colors of Benetton
• 3 Store
• American Apparel
• Disney Store
• G Star
• French Connection
and many more…
The Oxford Street also has a number of fantastic restaurants which will leave you spoil for choice. The wonderful English menu is something one should definitely try while in London. Whether one is with a short budget or a lavish one, there is something to suit every pocket. While one can enjoy dining at one of the smaller restaurants, which in no way serves any poorer quality food, one can also check out the lavish luxury restaurants just to get the royal feel if budget permits.
For those who have plans of shopping in the Oxford Street, it is a general advice to avoid the place on weekends unless absolutely necessary. The huge crowd pull on the weekends can make it tough to have a peaceful shopping experience at almost every store. The outlets on Oxford Street are generally open between 09:00hrs and 20:00hrs on weekdays, with an extra hour, till 21:00hrs on Thursdays. Though, it is best to check the individual store details before finalizing.