Reviews and ratings of quality, hand-picked, UK websites
Specialist Leather Furniture Shops:
Darlings of Chelsea
Headers: Leather Furniture, Fabric Furniture, Dark Wood Furniture
Large, and very nice, range of high quality, contemporary and traditional, leather sofas, study chairs, beds and sofa beds at discounted prices. With the exception of the Italia range, all furniture is manufactured in the UK using genuine leather through out and solid hardwood frames. Recently, Darlings of Chelsea increased its product range to include contemporary and traditional fabric sofas and bean bags plus a stylish range of dark wood furniture that includes tables, chairs, drawers, display units and mirrors. Darlings of Chelsea has showrooms in Fulham, Finchley and in Manchester.
• Special Features: 14 day no quibble returns policy.
Other Websites Selling Leather Furniture:
Headers: Furniture, Homewares, Household Appliances, Sound & Vision, Office PC & Phone, Photography, Sports & Leisure, DIY Garden & Pets, Toys & Games, Baby, Personal Care, Jewellery & Watches
The retail giant Argos sells an enormous range of (mostly) household goods and usually at very competitive prices. Also, they very often have sales on, so its always worth while checking out the website if you can't get down to your nearest store - I know we've managed to get some good bargains in the past! The site is fast loading and easy to navigate. Argos was founded in 1973 and now has over 500 stores throughout the UK and Ireland. Argos is headquartered in Stafford.
• Special Features: Free 16 returns days policy for non faulty items. Either return to your nearest store or they will collect free of charge. You can also set up gift lists with Argos for weddings, anniversaries etc.
Headers: Groceries, Financial Services, Books, CDs, DVDs, Games, Electricals, Furniture, Gifts, Mobile Phones, Opticians, Photo, Travel
Not just groceries, but speaking of which, if you order your groceries online with an Asda credit card you get free delivery! Check the website to see if they deliver in your area.
Range consists of:
Beds, Bedside Cabinets, Chairs, Chests, Display Units, Mattresses, Divan Sets & Headboards, Mirrors, Sideboards, Sofabeds, Sofas, TV & Video Stands, Wardrobes
• Free Delivery & Assembly
Headers: Divan Beds, Mattresses, Wooden/Pine Beds, Metal Beds, Leather Beds, Suede/Fabric Beds, Adjustable Beds, Folding Beds, Guest Beds, Bunk Beds, Children's Beds, Zip and Link, Headboards, Sofa Beds, Futons, Bedroom Furniture, Accessories
Bedstar offers a very wide choice of beds from a variety of bed manufacturers, at discounted prices. Bedstar has been trading since 1963 and has a showroom in the High Street, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. Note, there are no deliveries outside of the UK mainland.
• Special Offers: Matress Next Day offer - free next day delivery on stock mattresses when you orders before 1pm.
• Special Features: Chat Live Help 9-5 Mon-Friday
Headers: Sofas, Armchairs, Coffee tables, Living Room Furniture (Complete Sets, TV/Hifi bases, Bookshelves, Modules, Wall units), Office Furniture, Bedroom Furniture
Cadira offers an extremely stylish collection of contemporary furniture from designers such as Ramon Taengua and Emanuel Jose. They have a catalogue available on CD or brochure and wood and fabric samples are also available. You can, if you wish, order the fabric of your choice instead of the ones shown on the website. Cadira is owned by PFO Enterprises LTD of Weybridge, Surrey.
Headers: Living Room, Bedroom, Dining Room, Music and TV Units, Office Furniture, Kitchen Furniture, Bathroom Furniture, Childrens Furniture, Conservatory Furniture, Garden Furniture, Pictures & Accessories, Garage Furniture.
Very good range of furniture in all departments. They also have a good range of pictures and accessories. Furniture123 have been trading online since 1999 and offer thousands of products for the home and garden at up to 30% below high street prices. Fabric samples are available on request.
Furniture 123 is based in Shannon Street, Leeds.
• Free Mainland Delivery
Headers: Leather Dining Chairs, Oak Dining Tables, Leather Beds, Mattresses
Furniture Choice offers a wide range of leather dining chairs, oak dining tables, leather beds and mattresses, all at very competitive prices. The day before delivery you can get a 2 hour delivery window and request a courtesy call half an hour before delivery so you don't have to stay home all day or take a day off work. Furniture Choice is based in Slough.
• Special Features: Free delivery and free home assembly.
• Free Delivery
Headers: Womens, Mens, Kids, Interiors, Electrical, DIY & Outdoor, Extras
Clothes for all the family plus home accessories and furniture, audio visual and computer equipment, garden and outdoor equipment - in short all the things you would expect to see in the Grattan catalogue! Buy online or request a catalogue. Grattan belongs to the same group of companies as Freemans and Kaleidoscope.
• Special Features: Interest free credit terms available plus there is a free 14 day returns policy on unwanted items.
• Free Delivery
• Special Offers: - 20% off first order (excluding electrical and sale items)
Headers: Womens, Mens, Babies & Kids, Electrical, Home & Garden, Leisure
The website is operated by the catalogue people, Great Universal. This means that you can either pay immediately by credit or debit card, or you can open an account with them. Account holders get 20 weeks interest free credit and 40 weeks for some items such as computers and mobile phones. There is a large choice of clothing, electrical and home and garden goods - just what you would expect from a catalogue.
• Special Features: Free 14 day returns policy
• Free Delivery
• Special Offers: 10% discount is available for first timevisitors and up to 20% off Great Universal catalogue prices when you buy online.
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
Headers: Home Furnishings, Fashion, Design Services
From wall paper and fabrics to sofas and chairs plus a large range of womens clothing. You can design a room online (shockwave needed) using the Design Studio. Curtains and blinds are ready made or you can have made to measure. You can also order a free copy of the latest home furnishings catalogue. Laura Ashley has headquarters in Powys.
Headers: Women, Men, Kids & Toys, Sport & Leisure, Home & Garden, Appliances, Electronics, Jewellery & Gifts
Littlewoods, famous for many years for its catalogue service, now offers over 40,000 products online, including clothing and footwear for all the family, sports equipment, toys, furniture and home accessories, electrical equipment plus a wide range of garden equipment, tools and accessories. Request a catalogue or buy online.
• Special Features: Interest free payment plans available. Free 14 day returns policy.
• Free Delivery
• Special Offers: £15 off when you open a credit account
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
Sofa Workshop Direct
Headers: Leather Sofas, Loose Cover Sofas, Fixed Cover Sofas
Specialising in hand made sofas, Sofa Workshop offers a wide range of different styles and colours. All sofas have a 5 year guarantee and you can order a free cataloge and up to 2 fabric samples before making any decision. There is also a made to measure service. The company was formed in 1985 and now has over 20 high street stores.
• Free Delivery
Wallace Sacks Ltd.
Headers: Bathroom, Bedding, Candles And Holders, Chairs, Clocks, Cushions, Dining Room, Gifts, Home Accessories, Kitchen, Leather Bean Bags, Lighting, Mirrors, Photo Frames, Pillows & Duvets, Rugs, Tables, Throws, Towels, Vases, Wall Art
Contemporary and stylish home furnishings by Wallace Sacks. Launched in 2000, this range of home accessories is also available in most UK department stores. There is also vintage furniture available. Wallace Sacks is based in Scrubs Lane, London.
• Special Features: 28 day returns policy.
• International Delivery Available