Harvey Nichols, London

Harvey Nichols, London

Harvey Nichols is one of the top high-end shopping destinations in London and is said to be the favorite place to shop of the late Princess Diana who used to live in Kensington Palace nearby.

This luxury retail shop was founded in 1831 as a textile shop by Benjamin Harvey. It was a small shop located at the corner of Knightsbridge and Sloan. Harvey expanded his business over the years and eventually hired James Nichols.

After Harvey's death, his wife Anne partnered with Nichols. The space was demolished to make way for the Harvey Nichols building that exists today. It was completed in 1894 by C.W. Stephens. The store and its locations around the world now are operated by Dickson Concepts.

Visitors to Harvey Nichols can enjoy shopping, dining or gazing at the architecture. The store offers clothing, accessories, beauty supplies, gifts, home goods, food and wine. Dining experiences offer everything from sandwiches to steaks. Tourists can pick up food to carry with them as they walk through the busy London streets or have a fine dining experience in the store.

Harvey Nichols is located in the heart of London near Hyde Park. The store is open seven days per week from 11 AM through 7 PM.

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Sight Name: Harvey Nichols
Sight Location: London, England (See walking tours in London)
Sight Type: Shopping
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