15 Aug 2018

Located close to the American border, London, Ontario is a hot spot for shopping adventures. From markets to malls, you won’t come up short of a well-rounded and fun shopping experience.

So you are new to London. What should you check out? Where should you shop? We have you covered. Here are our top 5 best places to shop in London, Ontario.

  1. The Covent Market

If you are a foodie, you’ll love this market. It is one of London’s most talked-about farmers markets. All the food is fresh and locally grown. It located inside, so even during rough weather, the market is still on!

However, the market isn’t just limited to food options. You can also find florists, kombucha kits, jewellery, and more. Check it out at 130 King Street. Grab lunch and browse the booths.

  1. London’s Farmers Market

The Covent Market isn’t the only farmers market around. Not far at 900 King Street, you’ll find London’s Farmers Market. You get samples galore at food stands, and a variety, including arts, crafts, and decor items. For more raving reviews, take a peek at the TripAdvisor Reviews. Bad experiences are few and far in between!


  1. Masonville Place

Perhaps farmers markets aren’t your thing – that’s okay! Malls aren’t hard to find in London, Ontario. The Masonville Place mall is a must-do. It has over 150 stores, including H&M, Hudson’s Bay, Forever21, Sport Check, Shoppers Drug Mart, and even, a Cineplex to watch the latest movies.

Spend an afternoon at the mall. Or maybe a rainy day. The address is 1680 Richmond Street, and it’s open most days (except Sunday) from 10am to 9pm.

  1. Gibraltar Weekend Market

This one is London’s flea market. You’ll find great items for a really good price. Plus, it’s the perfect spot for a quick family shopping trip, and there’s something for everyone! You can buy food, collectables, toys, books, and other gadgets. Many recent visitors boost about how friendly everyone is, and the majority report that they had a wonderful experience.


  1. Downtown London

Take a stroll in, around, and down Dundas Street. You’ll find unique vintage shops plus tons of restaurants. If you thought London wasn’t hip or trendy, this walk will blow your mind.

For newcomers, it can also be a great way to explore and get to know your new city. Do the tourist thing and check out the main hub.

There are plenty of shops in London, Ontario – even more than what we included on our list. Have fun and indulge a little in some retail therapy!



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