Guide to... Oxford Street

Oxford Street is a major thoroughfare in London, England in the City of Westminster. With over 300 shops, it is Europe’s busiest shopping street, as well as the most dense.

The area, ever popular with those visiting London to enjoy the nightlife, has many bars, clubs and restaurants nearby.

The road houses over 300 shops along its mile and a half span including many flagship stores operated by well know brands.

Stretching between Marble Arch and New Oxford Street the road intersects with other well known London roads including Park Lane, New Bond Street and Regent Street.

Oxford Street is served by one of the London Underground’s major Tube Stations, Oxford Circus as well as Tottenham Court Road Tube, Bond Street Tube and Marble Arch Tube.

Oxford Street can be considered to form part of the districts of Fitzrovia, Soho and Mayfair .

One of the better known streets in London, Oxford Street, is located in the city of Westminster and is one of the centerpoints of the “West End”.

The street derives its name in part from being a segment of the old London-Oxford Road which began at Newgate, City of London. Today the road forms part of the A40, although it is not signposted as this, like other roads in central London.

The original Oxford Street location dates back to the Roman times as do so many roads in the UK. The current name of Oxford Street was adopted in the 18th century as The Duke of Oxford had purchased much of the surrounding land.

It runs for approximately a mile and a half (two and a half kilometres) from Marble Arch at the north east corner of Hyde Park, through Oxford Circus to St Giles’ Circus, at the intersection with Charing Cross Road and Tottenham Court Road.


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Wafflemeister (Oxford Street)
Wafflemeister (Oxford Street)

369 Oxford Street, London, W1C 2JW

Wafflemeister's waffle dough is made using a secret family recipe. Our waffles are freshly baked in-store daily....Read more

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Wallis (Oxford Street)
Wallis (Oxford Street)

532-536 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London, W1C 1LR

Wallis is the premium women's fashion destination. Stylish women's dresses, tops, maxi dresses, trousers and coats...Read more

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Wasabi Sushi & Bento (293 Oxford Street)
Wasabi Sushi & Bento (293 Oxford Street)

293 Oxford Street, Mayfair, London, WC1C 2DX

The Wasabi story began in 2003 when we opened our first branch in Embankment, London.Kim, a fresh food market trader...Read more

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Zara (215-219 Oxford Street)
Zara (215-219 Oxford Street)

215-219 Oxford Street, London, W1D 2LG

Women's wear & Men's wearRead more

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Zara (333 Oxford Street)
Zara (333 Oxford Street)

333 Oxford Street, Mayfair, London, W1C 2HY

Women's wear & Men's wearRead more

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Zara (61 Oxford Street)
Zara (61 Oxford Street)

61 Oxford Street, Soho, London, W1D 2EH

Zara is a Spanish clothing and accessories retailer. The company was founded in 1975 by Amancio Ortega and Rosalía...Read more

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Carphone Warehouse (161-163 Oxford Street)

Closed or Replaced

Carphone Warehouse (161-163 Oxford Street)

161-163 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London, W1A 1AB

The Carphone Warehouse has over 800 stores across the UK and is in fact the largest independent mobile phone retailer...Read more

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Carphone Warehouse (262 Oxford Street)

Closed or Replaced

Carphone Warehouse (262 Oxford Street)

262 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London, W1C 1DU

The Carphone Warehouse has over 800 stores across the UK and is in fact the largest independent mobile phone retailer...Read more

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Kimchee To Go (New Oxford Street)

Closed or Replaced

Kimchee To Go (New Oxford Street)

106 New Oxford Street, London, WC1A 1HB

KIMCHEE is an exciting brand new concept allowing customers to explore the taste and character of Korean cuisine from...Read more

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L8 Soho

Closed or Replaced

L8 Soho

54 Berwick Street, London, W1F 8SP

London's most exclusive after-hours club has established its location firmly in the heart of Soho. Award winner of...Read more

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Subway (Sedley Place)
Subway (Sedley Place)

3-4 Sedley Place, Mayfair, London, W1C 2HA

0.05km

The story begins all the way back in 1965 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. The entrepreneurial 17 year old Fred...Read more

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Furs of Mayfair
Furs of Mayfair

47 South Molton Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 5RY

0.06km

Manufacturing furriers, wholesale and export fur coats. Beautiful fur coats at wholesale prices. Made from the finest...Read more

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Spaghetti House (Woodstock Street)
Spaghetti House (Woodstock Street)

12 Woodstock Street, London, W1C 2AF

0.06km

Spaghetti House Woodstock Street this bijou restaurant in the heart of Oxford Street/Bond Street is an oasis for...Read more

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Grays Antiques Market
Grays Antiques Market

58 Davies Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 5AB

0.06km

Grays Antique Market is one of the world's largest and most diverse collections of fine antiques, jewellery, rare...Read more

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Spread Eagle
Spread Eagle

8 Woodstock Street, Mayfair, London, W1C 2AD

0.07km

The Spread Eagle in Marylebone is a traditional London pub set over two floors and found just off Oxford Street. Our...Read more

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Angus Steakhouse (Woodstock Street)
Angus Steakhouse (Woodstock Street)

10 Woodstock Street, Mayfair, London, W1C 2AD

0.07km

The steak on our menu is sourced primarily from Las Pampas region of Argentina where they specialise in breeding...Read more

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Ed's Easy Diner (Woodstock Street)
Ed's Easy Diner (Woodstock Street)

14 Woodstock Street, Mayfair, London, W1C 2AG

0.08km

Since the end of 2010, this small but busy Diner has been a constant hit with Oxford Street and Bond Street shoppers....Read more

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Burger & Lobster (Bond Street)
Burger & Lobster (Bond Street)

26 Binney Street, London, W1K 5BL

0.08km

In 2011 the story began with 4 schoolmates on a rooftop in London. They came up with the idea to set up a restaurant...Read more

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SophistiCats (Marylebone)
SophistiCats (Marylebone)

28 Marylebone Lane, London, W1G 0BA

0.08km

SophistiCats is a Premier Lap Dancing Club with a sumptuous lounge bar, 3 Stage Poles and Table Dancing. Located...Read more

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Sophisticats (Marylebone)
Sophisticats (Marylebone)

28 Marylebone Lane, London, W1G 0BA

0.08km

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T M Lewin (New Bond Street)
T M Lewin (New Bond Street)

92 New Bond Street , Mayfair, London, W1S 1SQ

0.09km

Men's wear, Women's wearRead more

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The Whip
The Whip

1st Floor, 50 Davies Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 5JE

0.09km

Mayfair's newest cocktail bar.Read more

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The Running Horse
The Running Horse

50 Davies Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 5JE

0.09km

Established in 1738, The Running Horse is the oldest public house and kitchen in Mayfair. A collaboration between...Read more

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Drunch
Drunch

1 Woodstock Street, Mayfair, London, W1C 2AA

0.09km

The only Boutique Eatery & Lounge in Mayfair, with an Alfresco Shisha Garden & Private “Living Room” Established...Read more

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Busaba Eathai (Bird Street)
Busaba Eathai (Bird Street)

8 - 13 Bird Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 1BU

0.09km

Located a stone’s throw from Selfridges, Busaba offers a sanctuary from the chaos of Oxford Street to refuel...Read more

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Pronovias (New Bond Street)
Pronovias (New Bond Street)

94 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1SH

0.1km

Wedding dressesRead more

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Il Pizzaiolo
Il Pizzaiolo

3 Blenheim Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1LA

0.1km

Il Pizzaiolo is a restaurant that serves a variety of Italian dishes such as pizza and pasta alongside a selection of...Read more

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Steinway & Sons
Steinway & Sons

44 Marylebone Lane, London, W1U 2DB

0.1km

Since its foundation in 1853, Steinway & Sons has been setting the standard of excellence in the manufacture of...Read more

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Assunta Madre
Assunta Madre

8-10 Blenheim Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1LJ

0.1km

There was once an Italian fisherman who sailed the Mediterranean Sea, he would go out every night roaming the sea on...Read more

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Sassoon Salon
Sassoon Salon

60 South Molton Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 5SW

0.11km

At Sassoon Salon, we offer you a truly exceptional cut and colour that will effortlessly complement your very own...Read more

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H.R. Higgins (Coffee-Man)
H.R. Higgins (Coffee-Man)

79 Duke Street, London, W1K 5AS

0.11km

H R Higgins (Coffee-man) Ltd was founded in 1942, and is a third-generation family business with a retail shop in...Read more

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Spaghetti House (Duke Street)
Spaghetti House (Duke Street)

74 Duke Street, Marylebone, London, W1K 6JZ

0.11km

Spaghetti House Duke Street located on the edge of Mayfair, nestled between Oxford Street and Grosvenor Square,...Read more

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Johnstons of Elgin (New Bond Street)
Johnstons of Elgin (New Bond Street)

77 New Bond Street , Mayfair, London, W1S 1RY

0.12km

Scottish Cashmere - Women's wear & Men's wearRead more

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Claridge's Hotel
Claridge's Hotel

49 Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 4HR

0.12km

Set in the heart of London’s Mayfair, Claridge’s is the epitome of timeless elegance, and considered to be one of the...Read more

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Home to: Fera (at Claridge's Hotel), Beauty & Fitness (at Claridge's Hotel), Claridge's Bar (at Claridge's Hotel), The Fumoir Bar (at Claridge's Hotel) and Health Club & Spa (at Claridges Hotel)

London Marriott Hotel (Grosvenor Square)
London Marriott Hotel (Grosvenor Square)

84 Duke Street, Mayfair, London, W1K

0.13km

Located off Grosvenor Square and Oxford Street. Photo tour and details of rooms, restaurants and bars. Location map....Read more

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FAQs about Oxford Street in London


Oxford Street in London is approximately one and a quarter miles long (two kilometres).



Oxford Street borders four different districts of London, Soho, Fitzrovia, Marylebone, and Mayfair .



Oxford Street is located in the borough of Westminster in central London.

Oxford Street can be considered to form part of the districts of Fitzrovia, Soho and Mayfair .



Oxford Street is home to approximately 300 shops including many famous brands. Some of the most well known shops include: Selfridges, TopShop, Disney Store, Zara, O2, Nike Town, Marks & Spencer, The Body Shop, John Lewis, Pandora and many more.

For a full list of shops on Oxford Street see the Oxford Street shopping section of our website here: https://loveoxfordstreet.com/oxford-street/guide



The Oxford Street shops generally close at 9pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; they close at 10pm on Thursday; and 6pm on Sunday.



Oxford Street is located in central London (England, United Kingdom) in the borough of Westminster. The nearest tube stations are Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Road, Bond Street and Marble Arch.

Oxford Street can be considered to form part of the districts of Fitzrovia, Soho and Mayfair .

It is one of the key markers for the "West End". An area of London known for its tourist attractions, shopping, theatres, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Oxford Circus, which is located approximately in the middle of Oxford Street has a latitude of 51.514957 and a longitude of -0.144562.



Selfridges is one of the most famous department stores in London and well worth a visit if you are in central London. It is easy to find. It is located at 400 Oxford Street, close to Bond Street tube station.

For a map showing the location of Selfridges visit: https://loveoxfordstreet.com/oxford-street/map

For help getting to Oxford Street visit: https://loveoxfordstreet.com/oxford-street/location/



Central London has many fantastic shopping streets crammed with all manner of shops selling goodies you never even knew you needed until you see them.

Jermyn Street is a particularly good example of this, when construction work is not going on - which is almost never - it is one of the most beautiful streets in St James's lined with exclusive shops selling men's clothing and male grooming products - silver cut-throat razors and the like.

Oxford Street is perhaps the most famous shopping street in London if not the World with approximately three hundred shops squeezed in to a 2km long road.

Regent Street which crosses Oxford Street is arguably as well known, at least to Monopoly fans. Regent Street is home to the flagship Apple store in London; Burberry's flagship store; and of course the kids' favourite, the World famous Hamley's Toy Store.

Another famous London shopping street which meets Oxford Street is Bond Street (comprising of Old Bond Street and New Bond Street). It is a true fashion mecca housing flagship stores by Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Bottega Veneta, and many other leading fashion brands.


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