Stoke Newington has an incredible variety of shops of all descriptions, from arts and crafts via vintage clothing, bookshops and stationery, to health and beauty, giftware, printing and professional services. No matter what you need it's almost certainly right here.
We are currently creating a fully searchable listing of everything that local businesses have to offer, and this will be ready in the very near future. Local businesss are the lifeblood of any area, so why not help to keep your local businesses alive instead of buying from some multi-national outside the Stoke Newington area? You will be pleasantly surprised at what's available right on your doorstep.
Here is an A-Z listing, excluding food, off-licences, newsagents and estate agents, which will soon all be listed separately. Please let us know if we have missed you off the list.
A&B Glass, 124 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2544541. Local glass specialists. David Rowley also works from this address as a designer framer (call 0207 2496500).
Affinity, 5 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2410898. Jewellers stocking a range of designer watches including DKNY, Storm, Fossil and D&G. Silver chains, rings and bracelets as well as more delicate pieces of jewellery make good gifts.
AJs Beds and Furniture, 108 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 8129466. Can you guess what they sell?
Akdeniz Kitchen Ware, 86 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2543006. Caters for all your kitchen needs from electrical appliances to storage to utensils and crockery.
Amhurst Electrical, 107 Lincoln court, Bethune Road N16 5EA 020 8802 3334
is an Electrical contractors based in stoke Newington London. We offer the following services to domestic and commercial clients. Full and partial rewires, NICEIC testing and inspection, lighting installation and design, mew power points, emergency lighting, fire detection, new consumer units, fault finding, access control and door entry systems, and all things electrical...
Androulla Toumazos, 193-195 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2496780. Androulla designs a range of ladies clothes specialising in coats and occasion clothes. Staple items can be adapted to taste and produced in a wide range of fabrics and bespoke items can be ordered.
Ark, 161 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2759311. Pretty gift and interiors shop selling photo-frames, clocks and lots of retro homewares - kettles, colanders, aprons and tableware.
Artaprint, 205 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2540709. A wide range of paints, brushes, canvases and other accessories for the budding artist.
Askew Eyewear, 195-197 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0UL, 0207 2496333. This boutique optician on the corner of Church Street and Albion Road sells an extensive collection of vintage and one-off sample frames. Brands stocked include Face a Face, Lindberg and Booth & Bruce. Frames can also be custom-made to individual specifications and there is a specialist line in prescription sportswear for the active.
Beaucatcher, 44 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 9232522. Pretty and relaxing hairdressing salon with a good reputation and friendly, creative and talented staff.
Black Guitars, 91 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 07941 908774. Guitar repairs workshop with 25 years experience. Also sells custom and handmade guitars, including hand made and unique Tin-Tone Sonicfascinators.
Blooming Babes, 107 Newington Green, N16 0207 7040584. Variety of cut flowers, shrubs and bouquets.
Born, 168 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0JL 0207 495069. Born stocks a wide range of natural, organic and fair trade products for pregnancy, babies and children offering a different approach to parenting.
Cabbages and Kings, 34 Kersley Road, N16 0207 2540060. Charming alternative gift shop selling handmade arts, craft and accessories. Just off Church Street.
Casino, 136 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 9232225. Vintage clothes store with a definite American cowboy influence apparent in the cowboy boots and retro t-shirts. Some customised handbags and other accessories are also available.
Church Street Bookshop, 142 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2415411. Discount and second-hand books of all descriptions.
Cobbled Yard, 1 Bouverie Road, N16 0208 8095286. A quirky and fascinating antique and second-hand store selling everything from furniture to lamps to bicycles. Where do they find this lovely stuff? Recently opened an impressive furniture outlet at the old dance hall over the road.
Daycock Cycles, 143 Stoke Newington Road, N16 0207 2543380. Large cycle store selling racing and mountain bikes for all ages, along with cycling accessories.
Earlybird, 86 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 9233504. Uniquely designed greetings cards, wrapping paper and gifts - mugs, photo albums, aprons, pictures - are all available here. The perfect gift shop.
Elegance, 125 Stoke Newington High Street, N16, 0207 2490556. Full of all the glitter and sparkle you could ever need, Elegance stocks a wide range of shoes, handbags, suitcases and jewellery in all colours of the rainbow, at wholesale and retail prices.
Evergreeen and Outrageous, 43 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2540935. This local florist sells a great range of cut flowers and also house and outdoor plants. They produce arrangements for special occasions.
Flooring Centre, 119 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2540401. Carpets, linoleum and tiles are all available at this local store.
Flowers N16, 113 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 9231877. An N16 fixture, this friendly florist has a range of plants, exotic flowers and can supply for weddings, funerals and special occasions.
Frere Jacques, 121 Stoke Newington Church Street, 0207 249 5655. Chic and charming children's clothes shop catering for 0-12 year olds with a Gallic flair, as half the stock is sourced from France. Call into the shop for details of children's hairdressing.
Gallery 166, 166 Stoke Newington Church Street, 07886767326. A lovely gallery space exhibiting and selling prints, photos and both decorative and practical ceramic items - perfect for a unique treat or gift.
General Woodwork Supplies, 80 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2546052. GWS carries a massive amount of stuff, including all materials and tools needed by the serious builder and amateur DIY-er. This shop is unique and should be supported by everyone.
Gino's, 9 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2542111. Traditional barber shop for the boys (this was written by a girl).
GK Locksmiths, 45 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2544617. Where would you be without a local locksmith (other than General Woodwork Supplies)? GK Locksmiths are helpful, efficient and are great in emergencies.
Hair Tonic, 37 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2549401. Stylish new barbers with a retro feel.
Halford's, 166-168 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 9238820. What you'd expect from the UK's leading bike and automotive chain.
Hamiltons, 96 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2541703. Stocking everything from lampshades, to leather armchairs, to dressing screens, to oak chests, Hamiltons is a one-stop shop for stylish interiors.
Haringey Electrics, 31 Stoke Newington Church Street, 0207 2542771. Local store for all your electrical needs selling spares and offering repairs on most household electrical goods.
Hub, 49 & 88 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2544494. Recently expanded, Hub now has two branches on Church Street selling contemporary designer fashion for both men and women. Favourite labels include Orla Kiely, John Smedley, Sonia Rykiel, Fred Perry. The bags and shoes are particularly good.
Igloo, 37A Stoke Newington Church Street, N16. A great small shop for one-off mirrors and frames. Mosaic details feature heavily in available stock but ranges are frequently changed.
Infocus Optician, 163 Stoke Newington High Street, N16. Long-standing local optician with an excellent reputation.
Ivory, 188a Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2750121. Ladies clothes store carrying a range of casual and dressy clothes, shoes, bags and accessories.
J's Décor8, 230-240 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 5022283. Paint specialist with a wide range of the leading brands plus on-the-premises mixing facilities.
John's Garden Centre, 175 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2759494. Everything you need for your garden, including flowers, pots, turf, fencing and trellis and gifts of all sorts. Visit John's huge back yard. One of the longest-serving traders on the street.
KAC, 46 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2540272. This family-run hardware store can provide for almost anything the DIY enthusiast might need - and the friendly advice is free.
Katifit, 07908 640108 Develop flexibility, endurance and posture via personal training and pilates with one-on-one home tuition from Kate, a local Advanced Instructor.
Knit with attitude, 228B Stoke Newington High Street (entry from Northwold road) N16 7HU. Knitting Yarn Shop which specialises in environmentally friendly and Fair Trade yarns and knitting/crochet accessories. It is located in Northwold road, just off Stoke Newington High Street
Kontakt, 183 Stoke Newington High Street, 0207 275 9082. Stylish hair salon, recently (2009) a Finalist in the Newcomer of the Year, Men's Hairdresser of the Year award.
Lucky Seven, 127 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 07990 558062. Recently opened on the site of what was Ocean Books, owner Jason stocks a mouthwatering array of classic rock, pop, folk and jazz vinyl records, music books and audio equipment. Don't miss this shop, musos.
Meadow, 9 Northwold Road, N16 0207 2547321. Newly opened shop near Stoke Newington Common selling recycled and vintage clothes, toys and equipment for kids. Exchanges welcome. Sister branch in Clapton.
Metal Crumble, 13 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2490487. This great local jeweller specialises in amber, mother of pearl and ammonites, along with a wide range of silver chains, rings and earrings. Commissions are also taken if you are looking for a unique item for a special occasion. Visit. You owe it to yourself.
Metoprint, 137-139 Stoke Newington Road, N16 0207 9239977. Long-serving and popular local printer who has just relocated and expanded across the road. Now also sells stationery of all sorts, as well as computer supplies, art and craft materials, ink cartridges etc.
M&M Heating and Plumbing, 218 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2498228. Stockists of heating and plumbing necessities, they can also advise and install systems.
Moving East, St Matthias Church Hall, Wordsworth Road, (junction of Belgrade Road), Stoke Newington, London N16 8DD. 020 7503 3101. Aikido, Contact Improvisation, Judo, Taiji and Yoga classes for adults and children.
Mudfoot and Scruff, 166 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2413009. Friendly, relaxed shop selling good quality shoes and boots at reasonable prices from well-known designers.
Mystic Fragrance, 145b Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2544776. Specialists in alternative therapies, aromatherapy and essential oils. They also sell incense, candles and burners.
Nanadobbie, 106 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 9230391. Specialise in retro furniture, glass, ceramics and art from the 1950sto 1980s, particularly objects from Scandinavia.
Net Music, 26 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 249 6455. Sophisticated and culturally important N16 Turkish music destination. Offers music lessons (with own youngsters' orchestra), and sells instruments (including saz, guitar, violin, keyboard and others), music books and accessories, as well as access to an internet cafe.
Olive Loves Alfie, 84 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2414212. New boutique for boys and girls up to 8 years old. Includes British and American vintage, Danish retro designs, Japanese kimono influenced designs, Dutch baby wear and contemporary classics.
One Life Studio, 19-20 Barn Street, N16 0207 2494441. Personal training by experts to meet your specific requirements. Offers free consultation and fitness analysis with no obligation.
Packing Direct, 7 Evering Road, N16 0207 2544848. Sell a range of cardboard boxes of all sizes, ideal for home removals and storage.
Parkers Pet Foods and Aquatics, 147 Stoke Newington High Street. Relocated a few doors down from the older store, Parkers continues to sell all the paraphernalia required for a pampered pet. They also have a wide range of tropical and non-tropical fish, which are worth a visit in themselves.
Paws & Purrs. 34b Kersley Road, N16. Just off Church Street, turn left at Homa. For all things cats and dogs 0207 254 0060 www.pawsandpurrsonline.co.uk
Pelican Flooring, 178 Stoke Newington Road, N16 0207 2547955. The biggest range of carpets and vinyl in the area. Also fittings.
Pictures and Light, 41 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 9237923. This retro furniture store carries unique items ranging from glass vases and lampshades to an array of posters, prints and mirrors to leather seats and couches, with the emphasis firmly on 50s, 60s and 70s.
Professional Nails, 65 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2415674. A salon to rival American nail salons, Professional Nails provide manicures, pedicures as well as a range of acrylics.
Ribbons and Taylor, 157 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2544735. An absolute treasure trove renowned for its great range of both ladies and men's vintage clothes. Specialities include cocktail dresses, shoes and denims.
Red, 129a Stoke Newington Church Street, 0207 2492671. Popular contemporary boutique stocking both ladies and menswear. Red specialises in the fashionable Traffic People label and has a good range of unusual accessories - beads and bangles particularly - shoes and bags. It's worth a visit to see the wallpaper.
Relic Design, Phone: Dani on 07949 473 807, Designers and manufacturers of bespoke furniture made from 100% recycled timber, a new and innovative approach to furniture design. Everything is handmade with great care and attention to detail.
Rosa, 3 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2543467. The only lingerie emporium in the Borough. Rosa has bras, knickers, corsets and swimwear for all ages and sizes. Brands include Elle McPherson Intimates, Gossard and Lellaby.
Rouge, 158 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2750887. Rouge stocks a range of extraordinary and beautiful items imported directly from China, including reclaimed furniture, handmade ceramics and decorative items. The ideal gift shop, run by very helpful and knowledgeable people.
Route 73, 92 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 9237873. Kids and parents alike love this toyshop, which stocks a wide range of goods for all ages, from pocket money priced selections to the latest crazes.
Ruby Blue, 36a Newington Green, N16 0207 2497727. A long-standing Newington Green favourite, Ruby Blue is a good local hair salon with a loyal following.
Sacred Art, 148 Albion Road, N16 0207 2542223. The place for all your piercing and tattoo needs. Able staff are on hand to offer advice, design unique tattoos and calm the nervous.
Shine, 52 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2415033. Organic hairdressing, beautician and holistic therapies are all available here. Typical beauty therapies are on offer and a range of specialists supply, among others, acupuncture, shiatsu massage, Alexander technique and reiki. Recently opened another branch down the road (20 Newington Green, N16 0207 2412065).
Shmooze, 153 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2546971. Stockists of men's, ladies and children's shoes. Brands regularly carried include Gola, Bronx and DMs but a wide variety of other shoes, boots and flip flops are also available.
Sinem Hair and Beauty, 147 Stoke Newington High Street, 0207 254 6081.Large salon offering hair styling and an array of beauty treatments on the premises.
Sisa Beauty Clinic, 30 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2410551. Sisa offers a variety of beauty therapies including facials, waxing, eyebrow shaping, manicures and pedicures.
Stephen Davis Optometrist, 94 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 020 72548181. Having been on Church Street for over 30 years, Stephen Davis Optometrists have a wealth of experience in providing comprehensive eyetests and contact lens examinations.
Stoke Newington Bookshop, 159 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2492808. A great, award-winning, spacious independent bookstore with a huge range of fiction and children's titles. Well-informed staff are friendly and happy to help. A joy in which to browse.
Stoke Newington Sports, 101 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2545024. Stocking the expected labels - Addidas, Nike, Puma - in trainers and sportswear, including baseball caps, tracksuits and sports bags.
Sunstone Health Beauty & Leisure Club, 16 Northwold Road, Stoke Newington N16 7HR, 0844 880 2501. Beauty treatments, spa treatments & pamper days are all available. Stockists for Dermalogica & Elemis products. Also aerobic wear, sports bras, swim wear and accessories. A full range of complementary treatments including Reflexology, Osteopathy and Alexander Technique.
Trends, 155 Stoke Newington High Street, N16, 0207 2543350. Long-standing Stokie unisex hairdresser specialising in Paul Mitchell products
Two Wheels Good, 165 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0207 2492200. Stocking everything from bikes to bells to baskets, this is the place for both the serious and the amateur cyclist. The helpful staff can organise to MOT your bike and get you back on the road.
Urban Legends, 103 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0207 2545024. Supplier of impressive urban hip-hop and exclusive clothing and sportswear. Trainers imported from USA.
Ward Glass Contractors Ltd, 245 Amhurst Road, London N16 7UN 020-7254-1132 -
. Glass shop and Joinery. Specialises in Box Sash and Casement Windows, Glazing and Mirrors. Estblished since 1981. Family Run business.