London is a great place to visit. If you are coming to London to indulge in a shopping spree then there is no better place than Harrods of Knightsbridge which has now opened after the lockdown! Boasting dozens of departments offering hundreds of luxury and designer lines it is a feast for the senses. And, most importantly, if you need apartments near Harrods we are here to help.
Harrods now has social distancing measures in place. Whilst indoor dining is still off the cards, three of the Harrods restaurants have been taken outdoors with three new terraces.
Priding itself as the jewel in Knightsbridge’s crown the store is famed throughout the world. It offers the most memorable of shopping experiences. Harrods is the go to destination for exclusive designer collections and unparalleled customer service. It is the world’s most famous department store. Amazingly, the Knightsbridge landmark has been part of the nation’s fabric for over 150 years. For this reason, Harrods is now one of London’s ‘must see’ tourist attractions.
Ranging over seven floors, Harrods has some 300+ departments. The finest in food, cuisine, designer fashion, luxury gifts, accessories, homeware and technology is on offer. All goods have been carefully and skilfully created to provide a fabulous experience for the shopper. You may be surprised to learn that the store employs over 12,000 staff!
Superbrands, the luxury womenswear department, is dedicated to high end international designer brands. Valentino, Prada and Dior are much in evidence while Salon du Parfums houses superb fragrances exclusive to Harrods.
Dining in Harrods
In normal times there are lots of restaurants to enjoy in Harrods but at present, in order to comply with covid19 regulations there are only three outdoor terraces offering dining.
The Harrods Food Halls offer a wide selection of tea, chocolate and fresh fruit, meat and vegetables.
The Tiffany Blue Box Cafe
Recently opened at Harrods is the Tiffany Blue Box Cafe. It is a lovely cafe where you can enjoy culinary delights served on Tiffany iconic blue china. It is a great place to have a real Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Croissants are served alongside crab muffins and smoked salmon. In the afternoon you can enjoy the Tiffany Tea. Dainty finger sandwiches, scones and pastries inspired by Tiffany & Co’s heritage. You can also have supper here with wines and cocktails. The fine dining menu here is a playful take on contemporary cuisine. The cafe is busy so it is best to book in advance. This is Europe’s first Blue Box Cafe and is located in the lower ground floor.
The store offers an impressive range of exclusive customer services. Gift Concierge, Tax Rewards, Urban Retreat spa and By Appointment Personal Shopping are all available here. Payment options include Euros, US dollars and China Union Pay cards.
Rental apartments near Harrods provide a great accommodation solution for serious shoppers. Moreover, as the store doesn’t close till 9pm, many guests simply come to shop so it’s great to stay nearby.
The Capital Hotel & Apartments near Harrods
For a weekend break, we recommend The Capital Hotel and Apartments for instance. Located just a “croissant’s throw” from Harrods it is a great place for a short stay. For couples, they have studios and one bedroom apartments with kitchenettes where you can prepare your own meals. So you can relax in the privacy of your own apartment and put your feet up after a hard day’s shopping. For families, there is a 2 bedroom apartment and a stunning 3 bedroom penthouse apartment with terraces. Remember to book early as availability is often limited at this popular residence, especially during the summer!
The residence also contains a hotel. As a result, apartment guests benefit from luxury 5* guest services. There is a 24 hour reception desk, restaurant and bar. To the side of the property there is a discreet entrance for apartment guests so it is not necessary to go through the hotel when returning to your apartment. This classic residence offers very good guest services.
For the longer stay, Beaufort House in nearby Beaufort Gardens is a luxury option for visitors. The apartments are charmingly set in a beautiful old period property. Apartments range from a small one bedroom unit to a superb four bedroom suite for the larger family of up to 8/9 people. Guest services here are excellent. As a result, visitors return to this property year after year. Set in a leafy side street just along from Harrods, most importantly, is a great place for shoppers so stay. Again, please book early at Beaufort House to avoid disappointment! It is particularly popular in the summer.
Cheval Place – luxury apartments near Harrods
In Cheval Place there is a lovely collection of contemporary styled apartments and townhouses, some of which have their own private terraces. These properties range from one thru three bedroom apartments. Available from one week upwards, these residences are perfect for vacation rentals. With every conceivable service they are an excellent choice for the discerning holidaymaker or corporate traveller. The location is particularly good, being in a road opposite Harrods.
In Beaufort Gardens
Also in Beaufort Gardens you might like to try the luxury Claverley Court which, again, offers a collection ranging from studios to 3 bedroom luxury apartment suites. These apartments are perfect for short stays because of the excellent guest services.
In nearby Belgravia
Slightly further away in Belgravia there is the charming Chesham Court. Set in a period building this property offers studios, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom apartments. In addition, the residence has a 3 bedroom family penthouse which is ideal for a family of 6 or group of friends travelling together.
Harrods is easily accessible from all parts of London. The nearest tube is Knightsbridge on the Piccadilly line. Numerous bus routes run along the Brompton Road. And of course there’s an abundance of black cabs and Ubers in the vicinity.
Harrods of Knightsbridge, 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL