Shop Local: 9 Hidden Gems in Leicester

The Stoneygate Shops offer a unique retail experience within one of the most beautiful areas of Leicester city.

A leafy shopper’s delight on the outskirts of Leicester, the cosmopolitan mix of boutique gift shops, eateries, designer stores, audio visual outlets and treatment rooms offers visitors the chance to spend a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

We took a trip up London Road to find out more about some of this area’s hidden gems.


Browns is a dedicated designer lingerie and swimwear boutique with a superb bra fitting service & the best selection of swimwear in the Midlands.

You can now buy from our fabulous range of Luxurious Underwear, Swimwear, Activewear and Nightwear online.

Tel: 0116 2707188


The aim at Abiti is to provide a relaxed shopping experience on the outskirts of Leicester selling stunning ladies brands, clothes, footwear, jewellery, perfume, etc. They pride ourselves on individuality with handpicked pieces from across the globe and they are the only women’s independent boutique that has unique brands that no other store offers in Leicestershire.

Tel: 01162704379


Christopher Wright Salon have been delivering exceptional hairdressing
for 20 years. Their expertise in colour is well known, as are their Stylists
who have an unrivalled reputation for quality hairdressing. The experienced team undergo constant training in the latest products
and techniques meaning you get the very best hairdressing available, just 10 minutes outside of the city centre and with free parking.

Tel: 01162 707 444


Established in 1976, Artifact is a unique and traditional gift shop. They have a wonderful selection of cards and gifts from well known
companies such as Black& Blum, Block Design, Dansk and Edblad, East of India, Ginko, Nikki James (bags) etc. There’s always something new to discover.

Tel: 0116 2700493


Jellyrolls stock a range of designer clothing & shoes at up to 70% off ages 0-16 years. Brands include: Armani, DKNY, Stone Island, Hype, Levi, Timberland, Monnalisa, C.P, guess, Hugo Boss and shoes from Kickers, Ugg, Lelli-Kelly, Timberland. New stock every week wbere you are sure to find a bargain.

Tel: 0116 251 9500


Lily & Grey, is a home accessories store, situated on Allandale Road.
On a visit to Lily & Grey, you will find. various accessories to style your home. A variety of cushions, throws, mirrors, lamps, artificial flowers and other decorative items, all of which are an instant way to update your home interior.

Tel: 0116 270 6854


Tinfish Shoes has been providing Stoneygate with a unique range of Men’s and Ladies footwear for the past 17 years. Style and comfort with a colourful twist. They carefully select from brands such as Fly London, Camper, Vagabond, Dr Martens, Birkenstock, Redwing & Loake –
to name but a few. They also offer free UK delivery online.

Tel: 0116 2701155


Run by mother and daughter Pauline Davis and Tamsin Straiton, Pollys is an independent women’s fashion boutique stocking an eclectic mix of clothing, footwear, accessories and gifts. Pollys has been in business in Leicester for over 30 years, enjoy a tranquil shopping experience amongst independent shops, cafes and restaurants.

TEL: 0116 270 5941


Valentina is celebrating 35 years in the fashion industry Diana Lewis is the proud owner of Valentina quality fashion boutique on Allandale Road. Valentina supply high end designer labels. It’s amazing to think Diana Lewis was the first person to bring Armani labels into the UK!
Personally sourcing the very best stock and accessories, Valentina includes labels from Barcelona, Dusseldorf, Florence, Rome, and New York.

TEL: 0116 270 2555

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