Christmas Shopping Guide
Christmas Shopping in Surrey and south west London
For all your festive gifts and treats this year, shop local and support our fabulous retailers… here’s some of the best places for Christmas shopping in Surrey and SW London
Hamish Johnston, Battersea
Recognised as one of the best cheese retailers in London, you can create the ultimate cheeseboard this Christmas. Order online as early as possible, then arrange a day to collect from the Northcote Road store.
Glug Wines, Putney
Get the wine cellar topped up in preparation for the festive season with this independent wine merchant on Upper Richmond Rd. Browse through the offerings from independent vineyards, as well as its range of craft beers. Order online and have your wines delivered to your door.
With cute-as-a-button, iced gingerbread and other goodies, Northcote Road’s Biscuiteers has a fab range of festive treats, with gorgeous gifts including nativity scenes, baubles and snowmen in biscuit form. The company delivers worldwide, too.
Bachmanns, Thames Ditton
Bachmanns’ artisan chocolates really do have the wow factor. Shun that selection box and go for something really special this year.
An emporium of all things Spanish, Brindisa is the perfect place for the famous Iberico ham, Marcona almonds, paprika and fabulous olive oils. Order online for delivery or visit the Balham store.
Haymans Gin, Balham
Using 150-year-old family recipes, these fine gins made in Balham make the ideal festive tipple or gift. There’s a lovely range to choose from, including a low cal and low alcohol version. Order online.
Supplying some of London’s top restaurants, this top deli has a new outpost in Wimbledon Village. Stock up on cheeses and charcuterie, and pick up some gifts for the food-lovers in your life.You can also order online. www.vallebona.co.uk
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For brilliant stocking fillers
Alligator Pear, Tadworth
You’re sure to find some great gifts for all, with everything from candles and clothes to beauty and homeware. You can order online or by phone for delivery. There’s click and collect available too.
Lark, multiple locations in south west London
Find everything from jewellery, homeware and books to kids’ items at Lark. They have shops in Balham, Earlsfield, Tooting, Streatham, Herne Hill and Wimbledon. A family-run business, they support local vendors. Items can be ordered online and either delivered or picked up using click and collect.
Mia Wood, Richmond
Mia Wood sells a diverse range of gifts for anyone in the family. There is homeware, accessories, bath and body products and gorgeous toys for children. Some items are click and collect only but there is also a delivery option for other products.
The Collecterie, Teddington
The Collecterie offers an eclectic mix of homeware, stationary and antiques. It is currently offering free local delivery and a click and collect service, as well as in-store from December 2. Vintage stationery and notebooks make the perfect gifts.
Pip and Gray, Cobham
Pip and Gray is a boutique clothing and gift shop – head to the store from December 2 for a lovely range of gifts, including jewellery, scarves, homeware and picture frames.
There’s no place like home
Blabar Nordic Living, Putney
Make your home that little bit more Hygge this year with some festive goodies from Blabar. Browse through their festive offerings, from richly scented candles to those finishing touches for the tree.
Tobias and the Angel, Barnes
This eclectic store has a range of antiques and beautifully made textiles, lighting and furniture. There’s also a fabulous range of unusual Christmas decorations.
The popular department store is ready for shoppers with its online offering where you can currently shop for home, gifts and beauty from the likes of Molton Brown and Lancome. Or head in-store for the full range and get all your gifts under one roof.
The beautiful ones
Take Time London, Wimbledon Village
If you simply don’t know what to buy that special person in your life, then a voucher for this fabulous Wimbledon Village boutique, specialising in nails, brows and lashes, would make a gorgeous gift for post-Christmas pampering.
The Seekology store at Bhuti in Richmond features over 20 independent brands offering candles, creams, serums and other beauty and wellness gifts.
For the kids
This independent boutique offers a great range of gifts for all – but we particularly like the the glow in the dark interactive t-shirts for kids that they can scribble on!
For something more unusual…
Petersham Nurseries, Richmond
This gorgeous spot is perfect for festive shopping with a wide range of stunning and quirky gifts. We love the Petersham Christmas crackers that are a must for gardeners. Plus, there’s a range of pretty decorations too.
Caroline Randell, Wimbledon Village
With the most stunning range of lingerie and nightwear, the Wimbledon boutique is sure to have something to please that special someone. It also delivers worldwide.
Banquet Records, Kingston
This much loved independent record shop, run by and for music fans, has vinyls, CDs and more across a wide variety of genres. As well as its bricks n mortar store, it delivers around the world, making it the perfect place for all your music gifts.
Mr Mullan’s Apothecary, Kingston
John Mullan, the highly acclaimed stylist and founder of Stone Hair on Old London Road, has developed a range of high-end grooming products that are hand-crafted in England and created from natural ingredients. There are face oils, beard balms and cleansers, among the gift ideas. Order online or head to Old London Road.
Piranha Comics, Kingston
Piranha Comics has everything a fan could possibly want with comics and comic-related merch galore. You can buy online or in the Kingston store.
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