UK Department Stores
Reviews and ratings of quality, hand-picked, UK websites
UK Department stores that sell online:
Headers: Womens, Mens, Children, Accessories, Wedding Services
One of Britain's best known department stores, Debenhams online is currently offering their clothing range for men and women. If you have a Nectar card then at Debenhams you earn 2 points for every £1 you spend when you shop in store, online or by catalogue. Debenhams also offers a variety of financial services including loans, Debenhams credit cards and insurance.
• Special Features: 28 day returns policy.
Headers: Hampers, Beauty, Womens, Mens, Children, Toys, Sports, Home, Food & Wine, Gifts
The famous Knightsbridge Department store hits the web. And if you are after luxury items from Bears to Hampers from Bedroom to Kitchen, then this is the shop for you! And not everthing is that expensive really. You can get a Rio Jazz Cafe Mug for under a fiver. Only problem is that the postage cost doubles that cost! Buy online or request a catalogue.
• Special Features: 14 day returns policy. You can view the Harrods floor plan online.
• International Delivery Available
Headers: Garden, Home Accessories, Office, Furniture, Lighting, Bed & Bath, Kitchen, Dining, Storage, Gifts, Weddings
Contemporary and stylish furniture and home accessories. Stock range includes kitchenware, tableware, lighting and storage, cushions and throws, barware and clocks, candles, bath products and more.
Established in the early 1800s, Heals has five department stores in England with headquarters at the Heal's Building in Tottenham Court Road which is the site of one of the London stores.
• Special Features: 30 day returns policy.
Headers: Home & Garden, Electrical Appliances, Technology, Sport & Leisure, Fashion, Gifts & Flowers, Toys, Baby
A collection of the best of the home and gift ranges from the 26 John Lewis UK Department stores. Superb site, easy to use, great design, selling everything from plasma TVs to Cross Classic Pens. Prices are surprisingly competitive considering the range of items. Do not apply their price match guarantee shop pricing as strictly on the web, but claim that they keep as close as they can, and mostly prices are syncronised. Hot on customer service. Buy online or request a free catalogue - there are 5 to choose from.
• Special Features: Free 28 day returns policy.
• Free Delivery
Marks & Spencer Online Store
Headers: Women, Lingerie, Men, Kids, Entertainment, Travel, Home, Technology, Flowers & Gifts, Food & Wine, M&S Money, Gift Vouchers
In addition to the standard, high quality M&S range of clothing for men, women and children, there is the ultra trendy per una due range for girls, which is not available in all stores. The home department features an impressive range of home accessories, from soft furnishings to bathroom suites. Not to mention a pretty large range of rather upmarket furniture for every room in the house, including the garden. M&S online is not just restricted to clothes and home accessories - peek into the technology department for phones, TVs, hi-fi, radios, iPods and digital camcorders and cameras. The food department is in two parts. Lunchtogo allows you to order business lunches online - type in post code to see if you are in a delivery area. With food ordering, you have to download an order form to present at participating stores.
• Special Features: 90 day free returns policy. You can sign up for the Marks & Spencer credit card, &more, online.
• Gift Service: Gift vouchers and gift wrapping available, plus you can have your order sent to more than one address.
• Free UK Delivery for Furniture, TVs and Flowers
Scotts of Stow
Headers: Kitchen, House & Home, Bed & Bath, Garden, Country Living, Gifts
Stylish living, from Egyptian cotton bedlinen to fine bone china diningware. Plus cookware, electrical items, furniture, pet accessories and outdoor clothing. Plus more. Although Scotts has 4 fairly specialised shops in Stow, the online outlet is more like a department store, with the range of goods reflecting that. You can also request a catalogue online. Fast easily navaigable website. Head office is based in Groundwell, Swindon, Wiltshire.
Headers: Womens Fashions, Lingerie, Accessories, Mens Fashions, Homewares, Linens, Gifts
Beales has department stores in Bedford, Bolton, Bournemouth, Worthing, Kendal, Poole, Southport, Ealing, Walton-on-Thames, Winchester, Yeovil and Tonbridge.
House of Fraser
Headers: Flowers, Food & Wine, Accessories, Homeware, Home Appliances, Gift Vouchers
House of Fraser has over 50 department stores throughout England, Scotland and Wales. View your points online, buy gift vouchers and join the House of Fraser Members Club. The Recognition Fraser Card is a reward and store card in one where you can get 3 points for every pound spent.
• Special Features: 28 day returns policy.
UK Department Stores that do not currently sell online:
Now taken over by House of Fraser.
Departments: Womens, Children, Mens, Cosmetics, Homeware, Wedding Gift List
Bentalls have stores in Kingston and Bracknell and is owned by the Fenwick group of department stores.
Departments: Beds & Bedding, Carpets, Furniture, Luggage, Lingerie, Fashion, Cosmetics, Accessories, Menswear, Homewares, Haberdashery
Bradbeers have department stores in Romsy and New Milton.
Departments: Cosmetics, Hosiery, Accessories, Ladies Fashion, Menswear, Shoes, Jewelley & Wigs, Lingerie, Greetings Cards & Photo Frames, Luggage, Homewares
Browns will probably be familiar to the inhabitants of Helmsley, Yorkshire.
Fenwicks has stores in Newcastle, Bond Street, Leicester, Brent Cross, York, Windsor, Canterbury, Tunbridge Wells and in addition the 2 Bentalls stores in Kingston and Bracknell.
Departments: Fashion, Beauty, Living, Food
Harvey Nichols has stores in Knightsbridge, Dublin, Manchester, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Leeds. You can sign up online to receive the Harvey Nichols newsletter. You can buy gift vouchers and champagne gifts online.
Departments: Ladies Fashion, Menswear, Children's Fashion, Furniture, Soft Furnishings & LInen, Glass, Cookshop & Gifts, Perfumery & Cometics
Hoopers has stores in Harrogate, Torquay, Tunbridge Wells and Wilmslow. You can use the website to find out what the latest promotions are.
TJ Hughes has around 40 stores throughout England (plus a store in Glasgow). All the latest bargains are listed on the website - check it out before you go and visit.
Departments: Home Furnishings, Wardrobe, Beauty, Leisure, The Basement, Office, Food & Drink, Weddings & Gifts.
Jarrolds has a department store in Norwich plus a further 5 specialised branches throughout East Anglia. Check out the website for special voucher offers.
Departments: Menswear, Ladieswear, Beauty, Accessories, Home
Great website! Liberty offers a home delivery service to anywhere in the world, an alterations service, gift vouchers and personal shopping. If you are from outside the EU you can claim the VAT back on purchases over £50. You can find Liberty in Regent Street, London.
Departments: Home, Fashion, Health & Beauty, Food, Leisure
Selfridges has stores in London, Manchester Trafford, Central Manchester and Birmingham. You can buy Selfridges gift vouchers online.