Wonderful small businesses to buy gifts from online

If you long to shop online for gifts from smaller shops but don’t know where to start, this page is just what you need.

 

We’ve added more than 3,000 businesses to My Virtual Neighbourhood and a few of the smaller gift, jewellery, chocolate and homeware stores have really stood out as offering something special.

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Dandy Star

Dandy Star

Dandy Star

Shoreditch

A collection of fun and colourful goods for the family and home, mostly made in the UK.
Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

April & Clay

April & Clay

April & Clay

Greenwich

Handmade statement jewellery, This small business was born in the heart of a pandemic through a genuine joy of craft, in the search of soul-soothing mindfulness.

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

URSA

URSA

URSA

Hackney

Pioneering jewellery boutique based in London Fields showcasing London's most unique and cutting edge independent jewellery makers and designers. From Maria Black and Rachel Jackson to Goldsmith's born talent.

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 15% on their first order.

Earlybird - Cards & Gifts

Earlybird - Cards & Gifts

Earlybird - Cards & Gifts

Stoke Newington

This gorgeous shop is run by Heidi and Dom offering beautiful cards, gifts and gift wrap.
Recent winner of the Best Independent Greeting Card Retailer award!
Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Artisan Drinks

Artisan Drinks

Artisan Drinks

East Finchley

Small batch award winning Artisan Gins, including Apple/Honey, 12 Botanicals Signature Gin, Marmalade Gin, Natural Pink Gins and many more.

Delivers UK-wide

Wickpy - soy candle-making kits

Wickpy - soy candle-making kits

Wickpy - soy candle-making kits

Islington

Pour your own relaxing soy candle with pure essential oils. These candle-making kits are the perfect activity for a cozy evening in, Wickpy Kits are packed full of natural, vegan ingredients with no synthetics in sight. Inside each kit, you'll find access to online instructions to take you from supplies to candle with zero stress and fabulous scents.

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 20%

Know and Love

Know and Love

Know and Love

Stoke Newington

Beautiful, handcrafted and locally produced goods delivered to your home from their online shop. Chocolate from Bethnal Green, baskets from Clapton, porcelain from Finsbury Park, scented candles made in Dalston and Walthamstow, just to name a few.

Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 19%

Laki Kane

Laki Kane

Laki Kane

Islington

This wonderful Islington bar offers rum-making and cocktail-making master classes.

Book online - classes taking place in person

Local Buyers Club

Local Buyers Club

Local Buyers Club

London

Support local businesses and save money with a Local Buyers Club membership. Hundreds of London's independent businesses are rewarding local loyalty and offering exclusive savings and perks to members of this lovely shop-local club.

Save £5 off the cost of joining with the code MVNLOVE (usual price just £15 per year)

Ohelo

Ohelo

Ohelo

Belsize Park

Ohelo is a new, independent brand of high quality insulated reusable water bottles & travel mugs. The company is based in Belsize Park. Designed in the UK for modern life, all products are 100% leakproof & lead free.
Local Buyers Club members save 10%.

Delivers UK-wide

Outlandish Creations

Outlandish Creations

Outlandish Creations

Wimbledon

This shop made us chuckle – beautiful china cups and saucers and teapots painted traditionally with flowers and, in delicate font, rude words like ‘cock’ or ‘whore.’ Their salt and pepper shakers are pretty special too!

Delivers UK-wide.
Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Canopy Plants

Canopy Plants

Canopy Plants

Peckham

This is the time to green up your gaff. Welcome a plant into your home and its plant power into your life. What's more, Canopy love plants so much that all the packaging is 100% sustainable

Delivers UK-wide

James Ince Umbrellas 1805

James Ince Umbrellas 1805

James Ince Umbrellas 1805

Bethnal Green

Founded in 1805 James Ince Umbrellas make beautiful handcrafted umbrellas in the East End of London using traditional skills acquired over the last 212+ years. We have one and we love it!

Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Carv

Carv

Carv

Hackney

CARV is an independent artisan leather accessories brand based in Hackney Wick in East London. CARV bags are designed with a unique minimal aesthetic and carefully crafted by hand from start to finish using centuries-old hand skills and A grade British and Italian vegetable tanned leather.

Local buyers club members save 10%

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Connor & William Jewellery

Connor & William Jewellery

Connor & William Jewellery

Twickenham

Handmade sterling silver keepsake jewellery using your loved ones fingerprints, hand and footprints and even your pet paw and nose prints. They also have a large range of ready-made gifts, including up-cycled rugby ball cufflinks, silver necklaces, bracelets, ankle bracelets, earrings and much more!

Delivers UK-wide

Metal Crumble

Metal Crumble

Metal Crumble

Stoke Newington

This jewellery shop sells beautiful and affordable handmade jewellery. It's run by Roger, who been a jeweller, designer and silver and goldsmith for over 30 years.

Delivers UK-wide

Victory London Distillery

Victory London Distillery

Victory London Distillery

Walthamstow

This fabulous family-run distillery uses unique, modern processes to produce botanical spirits. The cutting-edge technology they use helps us to conserve energy, reduce water waste and guarantee consistently delicious products.

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Edie Rose Flowers

Edie Rose Flowers

Edie Rose Flowers

Clapton

This beautiful florist and plant shop offers a stunning selection! They also arrange flowers for events and weddings as well as having a subscription service.

Order online. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Amber by Design

Amber by Design

Amber by Design

Walthamstow

This small local company designs and make typographic clocks - so instead of the numbers 1-12 on the clock face, they add letters to create words.
A selection of ready-made clocks are available on the website or they can create you your very own personalised Clock with your family names and surname, a family saying, where you live or marking an anniversary or birthday.

Delivers UK-wide

Me on the Map

Me on the Map

Me on the Map

Forest Hill

Me On The Map create personalised typographic maps of South London. Originally hand drawn, their street maps showcase every street and green space in the area. our districts maps show every patch people call home and can highlight where you live. Me On The Map combines a passion for typography, drawing and London living.

Delivers UK-wide

69B Boutique

69B Boutique

69B Boutique

Hackney

Established in 2011 in East London's Broadway Market, this shop stocks carefully curated womenswear, menswear and homewares which have all been produced in a socially and environmentally responsible way.

Pop in or order online for UK-wide delivery. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Daunt Books

Daunt Books

Daunt Books

Marylebone

This much-loved, legendary London bookshop has a loyal following and innumerable titles to leaf through during these unprecedented times.

Delivers UK-wide

Delmaestro by Camilla

Delmaestro by Camilla

Delmaestro by Camilla

Hampstead

This jewellery boutique is a treasure trove of eye-catching, unique pieces that made by hand. Specialising in semi-precious stones.

Delivers UK-wide

Lady Cacao Chocolates

Lady Cacao Chocolates

Lady Cacao Chocolates

Dalston

Chocolatier Annamarie (AKA Lady Cacao) has worked with some of the world’s most prestigious brands, from Rococo to Dallmann – now she produces her own exquisite chocolates. They're vegan-friendly and made using only ethical, sustainably sourced cacao from small independent growers and producers.

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 15%

Draw the Line

Draw the Line

Draw the Line

Brixton

Welcome to the home of squiggly lines and wibbly splodges. Order bespoke portraits of your home, pets and soft toys, or celebrate a treasured place with a 'special place' painting.

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Saw Chocolate

Saw Chocolate

Saw Chocolate

Walthamstow

Delicious artisan chocolate made in Walthamstow. Shop online for UK wide delivery.

Order online. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Ed

Ed

Ed

East Dulwich

Ed stocks unique homewares from around the globe, a wide range of gifts, jewellery, beauty products and fashion for both men and women
https://www.rigbyandmac.com/

Delivers UK-wide

Punk Cake

Punk Cake

Punk Cake

Muswell Hill

Punk Cake is a non-conformist artisan patisserie based in N8. They make unforgettable sweet treats by turning baking rules on their head!
They also deliver afternoon teas along with cakes and epic cupcakes. They deliver London-wide.

Delivers London-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Gifted Local

Gifted Local

Gifted Local

North London

Created by mum of three Helen, Gifted Local features unique homeware and lifestyle gifts all made by local makers, artists and illustrators.

Delivers UK-wide

Wallace Cotton

Wallace Cotton

Wallace Cotton

Wandsworth

Luxury bedding and accessories. Offering range of gift ideas as well as accessories for the Christmas table as well as Christmas Santa sacks and stockings!

Order online, delivers UK-wide

House of Petula

House of Petula

House of Petula

Camden

Floral studio specialising in beautiful, curated blooms. Available for corporate, studio, private households, events, and same day bouquet deliveries.

Order online. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Bonjour Nature

Bonjour Nature

Bonjour Nature

Walthamstow

Handmade soaps and shampoo bars handmade in small scale production to ensure freshness all the time using the cold process method.

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 10% off orders over £25.

House of Buckley,

House of Buckley,

House of Buckley,

Dalston

Hand poured in small batches from her store in Dalston these beautiful candles have Vegan scents and are cruelty, paraben & phthalate free. A percentage of profits go towards supporting other grieving families.

Delivers UK-wide. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Lucy Lynch

Lucy Lynch

Lucy Lynch

East Dulwich

Small independent retailer specialising in high quality, environmentally friendly, modern, eye-catching gifts and ethically made goods from the UK and around the world.
Local Buyers Club members save 10% (orders over £100).

Delivers UK-wide

La Vi and Belle

La Vi and Belle

La Vi and Belle

Notting Hill

Fun jewellery for all ages.

Delivers UK-wide

Lark

Lark

Lark

Balham

The team behind this stunning Balham shop have an eye for fun. Check them out for beautiful homeware, jewellery, clothes and gifts. Input the code SHOPLOCAL to save 20%!

Delivers UK-wide

London Bathers

London Bathers

London Bathers

Tottenham

London Bathers is a new, independent brand offering high quality, low impact self care products and bathroom accessories. Their PLUS1 initiative gives a bar soap to charity for every sale made during the Covid-19 crisis.

Delivers UK-wide

Luccocoa

Luccocoa

Luccocoa

Bermondsey

London's first bean to bar, single origin, craft chocolate makers. Making chocolate the way it should be - bean to bar and free from refined sugar and artificial ingredients!

Delivers UK-wide

Pup Chic Boutique

Pup Chic Boutique

Pup Chic Boutique

Crouch End

This lovely local business offers beautiful dog accessories for small to large paws as well as apparel items for their humans. Everything is designed in-house, inspired by you.

Delivers UK-wide

Mama Owl

Mama Owl

Mama Owl

Stoke Newington

This stunning shop sells beautiful, natural clothes, perfect for those concerned about toxins and for children with sensitive skin. These are items that last and can be handed down: high quality and sustainable clothes made from wool, cotton and silk. They also sell lovely toys. The business is run by Danish mother Anna, who was determined to make her favourite organic European merino and wool brands more readily available in the UK.

Delivers UK-wide

Vicky Davies Jewellery

Vicky Davies Jewellery

Vicky Davies Jewellery

Hackney

This established jewellery designer and maker works from her garden studio in N16. She offers ready to buy online collections made in silver, gold and gemstones including unique earrings, handmade chains and gemstone rings. Vicky Davies also specialises in jewellery commission’s and jewellery remodelling including coming of age, wedding and engagement rings and she offers jewellery-making workshops and one-to-ones. All gemstones are ethically sourced.

Order online. Local Buyers Club membes save 10%

Gabriella Sandham

Gabriella Sandham

Gabriella Sandham

Battersea

Wide range of carefully chosen lingerie, swimwear and nightwear. Gift vouchers available.

Pop in or order online. Local Buyers Club members save 15%

Goodordering

Goodordering

Goodordering

Hackney

This local company makes functional tech ready, retro style cycling accessories. Their bags include multi-functional cycle panniers, backpacks & handlebar bags.

Pop by or order online. Local Buyers Club members save 10%

Mooch

Mooch

Mooch

Ealing

This wonderful shop is run by Sandra and Evelyn, who met through their children on the school run. Both have designed and made their own products and now they souce beautiful gifts to sell in their shops and online.

Delivers UK-wide

Maison SL

Maison SL

Maison SL

Notting Hill

Maison SL is a luxury lingerie and swimwear shop in Notting Hill, London known for expert bra fitting advice and a wide selection of top brands. They cater for all ages and stock cup sizes A to I. Online styling, free delivery or click and collect. Bridal lingerie, sports bras, nursing and maternity bras and fashion bras from your favourite French, Italian and British brands.

Pop in or order online. Local Buyers Club members save 15%

Naomi Tracz

Naomi Tracz

Naomi Tracz

Hackney

Naomi Tracz makes elegant and wearable jewellery using silver, gold and semi-precious stones. With a background in fine art and photography she enjoys experimenting with contrasts of light and texture, always striving for simplicity of line and form. Naomi’s hand made pieces are strictly limited edition and she also enjoys working to commission.

Delivers UK-wide

Belgravia Books

Belgravia Books

Belgravia Books

Belgravia

This independent bookshop is a treasure trove for any curious & inquisitive minds who like to get lost in a good book. Browse their shop online for recommendations, synopses, and to order.

Delivers UK-wide

Ottie and the Bea

Ottie and the Bea

Ottie and the Bea

Blackheath

Award winning children's shop stocking wonderful books, games, puzzles, jigsaws and toys.

Delivers UK-wide

Pages of Hackney

Pages of Hackney

Pages of Hackney

Clapton

We know there are oodles of local bookshops to choose from but this one has a website that’s appealingly browsable and they deliver everywhere!

Delivers UK-wide

Pelican Story

Pelican Story

Pelican Story

Hackney

Beautiful, yet functional homewares from around the world.

Delivers UK-wide

Pretty Shiny Shop

Pretty Shiny Shop

Pretty Shiny Shop

Finsbury Park

This independent gift shop has an eye for all things, well, pretty and shiny. Find gorgeous, unique gifts in their online store.

Delivers UK-wide

Pure and Dimple

Pure and Dimple

Pure and Dimple

Walthamstow

Need a new baby gift? This lovely website sells hypoallergenic blankets and fab wooden animal plates to make mealtimes fun! Ethical and organic!

Delivers UK-wide

QT Toys

QT Toys

QT Toys

Battersea

This gorgeous toy shop has been in business for generations. They offer a brilliant selection of toys – from household names like Lego and Playmobil to more traditional wooden toys, dolls and craft sets. They deliver London-wide.

Delivers UK-wide

Bookshop on the Heath

Bookshop on the Heath

Bookshop on the Heath

Blackheath

This lovingly-curated bookshop specialises in rare second-hand books, maps, prints & film posters, and other ephemera for curious and literary minds. Head to www.abebooks.co.uk/the-bookshop-on-the-heath-ltd to shop online.

Delivers UK-wide

Scamp & Dude

Scamp & Dude

Scamp & Dude

Highgate

This kidswear brand has won awards for its playful, bold prints. Their unisex clothes seek to nurture the superhero in all kids. Mum can even get a matching outfit!

Delivers UK-wide

Search & Rescue

Search & Rescue

Search & Rescue

Stoke Newington

This lifestyle store stocks a carefully curated range of gifts, stationery and textiles from local designers and international makers as well as a curious collection of vintage furniture and eclectic finds.

Delivers UK-wide

Cachao Toys

Cachao Toys

Cachao Toys

Muswell Hill

This colourful kids' emporium is stocked with creative toys, partyware, and more. Now offering delivery from their online store.

Delivers UK-wide

The Little Surprises Company

The Little Surprises Company

The Little Surprises Company

Kennington

Handpicked experiences for your loved ones - they do all of the organising and deliver the details to their letterbox (or currently their inbox!) as a surprise!

Delivers UK-wide

The Voewood

The Voewood

The Voewood

Blackheath

A women's lifestyle boutique beautiful things to wear, to use and to enjoy. They offer a unique mix of stylish womenswear, accessories, gifts and home décor.

Delivers UK-wide

Thirty four point four (34.4º)

Thirty four point four (34.4º)

Thirty four point four (34.4º)

Stoke Newington

An artisan natural skincare business with a big social conscience. Their products are made in small batches using natural, mainly organic ingredients. Most of them are Vegan, with the use of honey and beeswax in about 20% of their collection.

Delivers UK-wide