London Gay Shops

London has many shops that cater exclusively for the gay market.  Here’s a list of the most popular gay retailers, plus other shops that are worth visiting.

Clonezone London

Clonezone Soho

35 Old Compton Street | map

| website | facebook | +44 800 783 7953 |

Weekday opening times: Mon-Sat 11:00 - 21:00

Weekend opening times: Sun 12:00 - 18:00

Audience Rating: 4.0 stars from 1 votes - Click to vote

Now in a new, larger location, further down Old Compton Street, on the other side of the road. Clonezone are one of London’s leading specialist gay retailer that stocks an extensive range of aromas, lube, toys, gay DVD’s, gay magazines, fashion, underwear and gifts. Distributes the free weekly QX and Boyz magazines.

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Clonezone Earls Court

266 Old Brompton Road | map

| website | facebook | +44 20 7373 0598 |

Weekday opening times: 10:00 - 20:00

Weekend opening times: 10:00 - 20:00 (Sat) 12:00 - 18:00 (Sun)

Audience Rating: 4.0 stars from 1 votes - Click to vote

West London branch of the specialist gay retailer that stocks toys for boys, DVD’s, magazines and more.

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Prowler London

Prowler

5-7 Brewer Street | map

| website | facebook | +44 20 7424 7424 |

Weekday opening times: 11:00 - 22:00

Weekend opening times: Sat 10:00 - 22:00; Sun 13:00 - 20:00

Audience Rating: 4.0 stars from 1 votes - Click to vote

The largest specialist gay retailer in London stocking a wide range of books, DVD’s, aromas, condoms, underwear, etc. Prowler also sells tickets for most major dance parties in London (paid by cash only). Note that popular parties on public holiday weekends sell out fast, so plan ahead.

Prowler also distributes the free weekly QX and Boyz magazines.

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Expectations London

Expectations (Shoreditch)

75 Great Eastern Street | map

| website | facebook | +44 20 7739 0292 |

Weekday opening times: 11:00 - 19:00

Weekend opening times: Sat 11:00 - 20:00; Sun 12:00 - 17:00

Audience Rating: 3.7 stars from 3 votes - Click to vote

One of the UK’s largest retail outlets offering a huge range of aromas, lubricants, leather and rubber gear, adult toys, equipment and accessories.

Expectations caters for every sort of fetish you could image – a probably a few you couldn’t! Offers a unique ‘made to measure’ service.

Nearest Underground: Old Street (exit 3)

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Expectations Vauxhall

Expectations (Vauxhall)

349 Kennington Lane | map

| website | facebook | 020 7739 0292 |

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Second branch of this highly successful gay fetish store rather conveniently located within Eagle London.

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Fetish Freak London

Fetish Freak

76 Bolton Crescent | map

| website | facebook | +44 20 7091 0031 |

Weekday opening times: 11:00 - 18:30 (Closed Tuesdays)

Weekend opening times: Sat 11:00 - 18:30; Sun 12:00 - 17:00

Audience Rating: 4.0 stars from 1 votes - Click to vote

Gay fetish shop (and online service) offering a huge range of leather and rubber gear, adult toys, lube, accessories, used boots and second-hand leather.

Fetish Freak (aka ‘FF’) is a independently owned business with a reputation for the friendliest service. Now moved (December 2013) to a new location near the Oval tube.

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other shops worth visiting!

Selfridges London

Selfridges

400 Oxford Street | map

| website | facebook | 0800 123400 |

Weekday opening times: 09:30 - 22:00

Weekend opening times: Sun 11:30 - 18:15

Audience Rating: 5.0 stars from 1 votes - Click to vote

Internationally renowned upmarket department store. Selfridges’ fabulous first floor menswear department has been revamped with a huge range of British and international designers now taking center stage. Selfridges opened what they claim to be the world’s largest mens shoe shop in November 2012.

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Harvey Nichols London

Harvey Nichols

109-125 Knightsbrige | map

| website | facebook | 020 7235 5000 |

Weekday opening times: 10:00 - 20:00

Weekend opening times: Sat 10:00 - 20:00; Sun 11:30 - 18:00

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Gay shopping heaven. Harvey Nichols has eight floors of fashion, beauty and lifestyle. Pay homage to this iconic store and in particular the fabulous basement menswear department. Excellent fifth Floor restaurant – great for lunch or brunch.

Underground – Knightsbridge

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Hatton Garden

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Audience Rating: 5.0 stars from 1 votes - Click to vote

Serious gold, diamonds and jewellery buyers head to Hatton Garden. The Hatton Garden is epicentre of London’s jewellery trade with and international reputation as the centre of London’s diamond trade. It is one of the finest and most renowned jewellery locations in the world.

Serious buyers will find around 300 businesses and over 55 shops that is the largest and most concentrated cluster of jewellery retailers in the UK.

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Covent Garden

Covent Garden | map

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Audience Rating: 5.0 stars from 1 votes - Click to vote

Fabulous range of boutique shops, restaurants and street entertainment. Located close to the Royal Opera House, Transport Museum and many more London attractions. Covent Garden really is a tourists haven!

Underground – Covent Garden, or a 10 minute walk from Leicester Square.

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Harrods London

Harrods

87-135 Brompton Road | map

| website | facebook | +44 20 7730 1234 |

Weekday opening times: Mon-Sat 10:00 - 20:00

Weekend opening times: Sun 11:30 - 18:00

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The world’s most famous luxury department store that attracts 15 million visitors a year. More affordable than you might think. Harrods is still one of the largest department stores in London covering seven floors and 4.5 acres of shopping space.

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