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Our 2021 Guide to the Things to do and Best Shopping in London

Are you feeling the need for some "feel good" vibes and a place where your wellbeing comes first? If you are looking for a new experience, a place to chill and get some rest after shopping on Oxford Street, or if you are craving a complete change to your style, you have found the right square! There is plenty to indulge in at Rathbone Square, the perfect place to get some me-time and where you can eat, shop, work out and beautify yourself.

Rathbone Square London: Fitzrovia's Hidden Gem

A hidden green gem in the heart of Fitzrovia, Rathbone Square is a retail experience like no other with its vibrant retail square which includes quality eateries, avant-garde fashion, shops to pamper yourself and a best-in-class fitness centre.

Set around a lush verdant area and with refreshing water features, Rathbone Square it's the best place to bring a leisure pace to your life whilst enjoying quality shopping.

Stroll around the public garden square where you can expect to cross other shoppers enjoying the sun and sharing this tranquil space, sitting on the scattered-around benches and breathing in the (finally) warming spring air.

Instagram aficionado? Freeze the moment at the iconic green arches or discover some of the most inspiring spots in London to take a wow-worthy pic (more on One of the Most Instagrammable Spots in London here).

A Secreted-away Outdoor Space with Lots of Things to Do

Just out of the Oxford Circus shopping scene, at the corner with Oxford Street, Rathbone Square can be accessed on both Newman Street and Rathbone Place. So central to Fitzrovia, it makes the ideal stop-off whether you're enjoying a spot of retail therapy or looking for something different to do and visit in London.

Let's take a look at great things to do and the best shopping in London!

Get a makeover

It's time to pamper yourself because you totally deserve it. And why not? Lockdown has eased and it's about time you tame those overgrown hair and beards, and unkept manicure get sorted. Why not starting it with a new style at Rathbone?

Adam Grooming

Guys can head to Adam Grooming for a wonderfully calming experience. From indulgent hot towels and balm to a scalp massage and wet shave, this is the place where you get to enjoy a 'timeless barbering experience'.

Popular treatments include the Total Comp incorporating a specialists' consultation, hair wash and cut, hot towel, beard trim or wet shave, a second hair wash and hot towel, a scalp massage, balm, hair dry, finish and style. Enjoy a complimentary beverage whilst you are pampered and leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated, ready to face the day head-on!

Rawr Beauty

Are you in need of some long-overdue pampering? Well, you just have to get yourselves over to Rawr and Vixen & Blush at Rathbone Square!

Rawr is the brand that's redefining the beauty industry courtesy of meticulous manicures, perfect pedicures, relaxing massages and all sorts of wow-factor treatments. Examples of these are the brow lamination and 'envy-inducing' eyelash extensions, all designed to make you feel totally awesome and glowingly radiant both outside and in. Rawr believes that you can't beat that uplifting boost you feel when you're freshly polished and preened, and their team of experts take great pride in celebrating their clients' beauty and individuality with extensive treatment ranges that combine revolutionary techniques with time-proven ancient methods.

Have you already discovered the new addition to the Rathbone family of shops? Vixen & Blush is London's leading hair extension salon, home of highly qualified hairdressers, experts in natural-looking hair extensions. Recognised by the press and bloggers as the best in the business, the team at Vixen & Blush offers an unmatched, personalised experience using only the finest hair and, thanks to the in-house hair lab, the perfect colour match to suit any client.

Refresh your wardrobe and don a new style

If you've always had an inner fashion pioneer screaming to get out, why not embrace your love of all things quirky?

Lab Store London

Easily done with a visit to Lab Store London where you'll find everything from adventurous men's and women's outerwear, tops and bottoms to out-there footwear and seriously eye-catching hats and accessories. It's an intriguing store packed with expressive brands and amazing lines that will totally transform your look. Go for it!

Get a health kick

If you are thinking about your wellbeing and feeling the need for healthful changes to your new decade lifestyle, there has never been a better time!

From May 17th, head on over to Digme Fitness to get into active habits. This is a friendly gym offering luxury changing facilities, a smoothie bar ideal for healthy refuelling and some of the most state-of-the-art fitness equipment you'll find in the heart of London.

Digme Fitness

Maybe you are thinking about a change of diet. If you've decided to go veggie or vegan, a visit to White Pine just has to be on your agenda. White Pine is the place to go for cruelty-free food and drink, with quality a top priority and plant-based packaging all-round. This is a place you know you can rely on year-round.

White Pine

Try a new trendy restaurant

You've been promising yourself for ages that you'll treat yourself to a slap-up meal in a trendy eatery. Well now is your chance! Indulge your passion for sumptuous food and indulgent drinks and book yourself a table at Circolo Popolare at Rathbone Square.

Circolo Popolare

This is fine dining at its best where the glitteringly floral décor is just as outrageous as the menu. It's an experience you'll never forget – maybe even the experience of the decade! Metre-long sharing pizzas, sizzling skewers from the Sicilian grill and giant silk handkerchief pasta lasagne are just a snapshot of what you might enjoy. Vegetarians and celiacs are well catered for as are the sweet-toothed courtesy of an enticing selection of 'dolci' and a cocktail menu which leaves little to the imagination.

For the Best Time in London, visit Rathbone Square!

Rathbone Square is a hidden green oasis of calm and tranquillity just off Oxford Street. It's a place to get away from the hubbub of city life, yet it's positively brimming with places to eat, to drink, to shop and to enjoy. Why not stop off and feel good again with us?

We'd love to see you!

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