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Best vintage furniture shops in London for one-off pieces

If you're after a vintage beauty for your home, here's where to find the best gems in London...

Best vintage furniture shops in London for one-off pieces
Tania Leslau
Tania LeslauLifestyle Writer
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London is a bustling hub of creativity, so it's unsurprising that the city is also home to some dazzling vintage furniture shops. From statement antiques to eccentric home furnishings and more, there are plenty of treasures troves dotted around the city for you to find incredible one-off pieces for your home.

Whether you fancy a peruse of Notting Hill's antique hidden gems or Hackney's furniture emporiums, there are numerous shops for you to explore. Keep scrolling to discover the best vintage shops in London for one-off pieces…

West London Vintage Furniture Shops

367 Portobello, Notting Hill

Notting Hill's Portobello Road is known for its eclectic array of vintage offerings. Situated at the top of the beloved road sits 367 Portobello, a carefully curated colour bomb of beautiful antique furniture. Boasting antique, retro and mid century furniture sourced from around the world, the shop has something for everyone.

Moroccan rugs hang across eye-catching yellow 1950s sofas, which are framed by green shag pile lamps, Swedish armchairs and floral abstract artworks to create a visual feast of furniture delights.

Visit: 367 Portobello Road, W10 5SG

The Hub, Notting Hill

A few seconds walk away sits The Hub, an award-winning antiques and furniture restoration shop. Browse the store's collection of re-upholstered velvet chairs, 1960s sofas and wooden side tables to discover stunning home essentials.

Exercising a focus on sustainable living, The Hub also offers a rental service for those wanting to experiment with their interior style.

Visit: 358 Portobello Road, W10 5SA

Ceramica Blue, Notting Hill

Another Notting Hill hidden gem, Ceramica Blue offers a host of awe-inspiring tableware and homewares. From artisan Pakistan water jugs, multicoloured glass candlesticks, sea spray hued ceramic dishes and more, Ceramica Blue is perfect for those wanting to spice up their everyday homeware.

With its dazzling offerings, it's easy to understand why chefs such as Gordon Ramsay and Yotam Ottolenghi have enlisted the help of Ceramica Blue to enhance their restaurant aesthetics.

Visit: 10 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill, W11 1NN

The Old Cinema London, Chiswick

Visit The Old Cinema London in Chiswick for a unique destination shopping experience set in a former Edwardian picture house. The space is home to 10,000 square feet of showrooms and hosts a collective of antiques dealers, decorators, designers, and jewellers.

Exquisite mid century gold-encrusted French clocks, art deco cocktail shakers, antique Indian mirrors complement larger items including mid century Italian coffee tables, German bauhaus bookshelves and more.

Visit: 160 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, W4 1PR

East London Vintage Furniture Shops

2 & 4 Vintage, Hackney

Enchanting pan-European mid century finds come together in Hackney's 2 & 4 Vintage. Original fifties, sixties and seventies Danish and British retro finds pepper the shop which can be found in Haggerston.

Rounded retro lamps in warm shades of orange, lemon yellow and apple green illuminate the shop floor, which is lined with wooden cocktail cabinets, Scandinavian sideboards and minimalist Nordic armchairs that will add a radiant touch of brilliant colour to anyone's house.

Visit: 2-4 Southgate Rd, N1 3JJ

M. KARDANA, Hackney

Another Hackney house of dreams, M. KARDANA specialises in 20th-century European design. The shop, which sits between Hoxton and Columbia Road, is a furniture haven. Offering steel constructivist armchairs in geometric forms, minimalist postmodern chairs, abstract sculptures, opulent mosaics and more, M. KARDANA is a phenomenal find.

Set against the shop's pristine white interior, the items for sale promise individual forever-pieces which can also be rented to be enjoyed by all.

Visit: 188A Hackney Road, E2 9AW

North London Vintage Furniture Shops

Retro Living, Marylebone

Sixties sky blue velvet ottomans, fifties pink twisted glass lamps and decorative vintage cushions can all be discovered in Marylebone's Retro Living. The shop focuses on restoring, reupholstering and rewiring pre-loved items in order to breathe new life into its remarkable pieces.

Pick up a mid century Swedish rug, pop art print of Bridget Bardot or sumptuous cream curved armchair to reinvigorate your home.

Visit: 7A Church St, NW8 8EE

South London Vintage Furniture Shops

Vintique, Peckham

Based in Peckham, Vintique is a furniture feast of retro, vintage and designer home items. Nestled away behind Queen's Road overground, the store offers solid wood sideboards, matching bedside tables, rosewood cabinets and more to fulfill your interior fantasies.

Vintage glass trinket dishes, gold-rimmed shot glasses and Fibonacci candelabra make for memorable gifts for loved ones.

Visit: Unit 13 Station Passage, Queen's Rd, SE15 2JR

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