London Gay Shops

London Gay Shops

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

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Soho / Central London

Liberation London, the Libidex boutique located in iconic Covent Garden, is central London’s only latex clothing store. Stocking a wide variety of garments from the Libidex latex collection, as well as a wide variety of accessories, gifts, adult toys and some kinky antiques!

Libidex is one of the leading designers and makers of fetish garments, with styles ranging from latex lingerie, hoods, corsets, dresses, stockings, aprons, chaps and kilts, plus many more.

Liberation is an absolute must for any latex and rubber fans, and here you can also purchase tickets to any major fetish events in the UK. The shop is opening and welcoming to everybody, and the friendly shop staff Tiago and Debbie will help you choose the perfect outfit for any occasion!

nearest station : Covent Garden

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Updated: 14-Feb-2020

49 Shelton St, Covent Garden, London

weekday: 11:00 - 19:00
weekend: Sat 11:00 - 19:00

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CloneZone is one of London’s leading specialist gay retailers that stocks an extensive range of aromas, lube, toys, gay DVD’s, gay magazines, fashion, underwear and gifts.

The shop also distributes the free weekly QX and Boyz magazines. Now in a new, larger location in the middle of Old Compton Street.

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Updated: 15-Oct-2019

35 Old Compton Street, London

weekday: 11:00 - 21:00
weekend: 11:00 - 22:00; 12:00 - 20:00

3.6
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The largest specialist gay retailer in London that stocks a wide range of gay-related books, DVD’s, condoms, underwear, etc.

Prowler also sells tickets for major dance parties in London (paid by cash only). Note that popular parties on public holiday weekends sell out fast, so plan ahead.

The free weekly QX and Boyz magazines are available here.

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Updated: 14-Feb-2020

5-7 Brewer Street, London

weekday: 11:00 - 21:30
weekend: 11:00 - 22:00; 12:00 - 20:00

1.9
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One of Soho’s best adult shops. Fifty & Dean sells a range of sex toys, leather & fetish wear and other accessories.

Hot, friendly staff make browsing here all the more fun!

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Updated: 15-Oct-2019

50 Old Compton Street, London

weekday: 11:00 - 22:00
weekend: 11:00 - 22:00

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Exclusive: 10% Discount off Your First Order

The Gay Shop sells a range of T-shirts and gifts, handmade in the UK, for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Bears, Transgender, Asexual, Pansexual and Polysexuals.

Also the official online shop for Pride In London. Many Pride items, condoms, lubrications and aromas are available at the best online prices. Local and international shipping available.

Updated: 14-Feb-2020

(online only), London

weekday: online 24 hours
weekend: online 24 hours

4.2
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UK’s first gay & lesbian bookshop (since 1979).

Gay’s The Word carries a wide range of books including fiction, non-fiction, queer philosophy, politics, history and other scholarly works.

nearest station : Russell Square

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Updated: 15-Oct-2019

66 Marchmont St, Kings Cross, London

weekday: 10:00 - 18:30
weekend: Sat 10:00 - 18:30; Sun 14:00 - 18:00

4.3
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West London

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

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Updated: 04-Dec-2019

266 Old Brompton Road, London

weekday: 10:00 - 20:00 / 22:00
weekend: Sat 10:00 - 22:00; Sun 12:00 - 18:00

4.0
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East London

Regulation is the gay fetish and bondage specialist. For nearly 25 years, they’ve been purveyors of high quality men’s leather & latex clothing, restraints, adult toys, lubricants and BDSM accessories.

The retail shop is located 5 minutes’ walk from the Angel tube station. You can also buy online.

nearest station : Angel

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Updated: 15-Oct-2019

17A St Albans Place, Islington, London

weekday: Mon-Sat 10:30 - 18:30
weekend: Sun 12:00 - 17:00

3.9
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South London

Gay London’s lifestyle superstore. FETCH sells all things fashion, fetish, and fun – including underwear, swimwear, sportswear, tanks, hoodies, jewellery, toys.

FETCH is located in Clapham near Clapham North station.

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Updated: 18-Oct-2019

6 Voltaire Road, Clapham, London


4.2
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London · other shops worth visiting!

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 centre stage.

Selfridges opened what they claim to be the world’s largest men’s shoe shop in 2012.

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Updated: 15-Oct-2019

400 Oxford Street, London

weekday: Mon-Sat 09:30 - 21:00
weekend: Sun 13:30 - 18:00

4.6
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Gay shopping heaven. Harvey Nichols has 8 floors of fashion, beauty and lifestyle. Pay homage to this iconic store and in particular the fabulous basement menswear department.

The 5th floor restaurant is great for lunch or brunch.

nearest station : Knightsbridge

Updated: 18-Oct-2019

109-125 Knightsbrige, London

weekday: Mon-Sat 10:00 - 20:00
weekend: Sun 11:30 - 18:00

4.3
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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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Updated: 04-Dec-2019

87-135 Brompton Road, London

weekday: Mon-Sat 10:00 - 21:00
weekend: Sun 11:30 - 18:00

3.2
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Gay shopper’s paradise. Covent Garden has a fabulous range of boutique shops, designer outlets, restaurants and street entertainment.

Located close to the Royal Opera House, Transport Museum and many more London attractions.

nearest station : Covent Garden or Leicester Square (a 10-minute walk)

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Updated: 18-Oct-2019

Covent Garden, London


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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, most renowned jewellery locations in the world. There are around 300 businesses and over 55 shops – the most concentrated cluster of jewellery retailers in the UK.

Updated: 18-Oct-2019

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