Golborne’s world of furniture and interiors
If it’s your dream to have a home with chic, personalised styling, then a visit to the antique and retro furniture and interiors shops of Golborne is a must. You can spend a lot of money, but there are also bargains to be had. Here’s a selection of the shops that make Golborne Road an essential shopping destination for people who love quirky and unique interiors.
Long-time Golborne Road veteran and 88 Antiques owner Dave Lucas describes his stock as rustic furniture with style. He prefers to buy pieces he likes himself and mostly chooses 19th century furniture. He also does a strong line in recycled pieces made up by using salvaged timber from old pieces.
88 Golborne Road, London W10 5PS
020 8960 0827
Phoenix on Golborne
Phoenix on Golborne, run by Jess Gildersleve, opened in October 2010, and is the newest addition to the Golborne interiors and furnishings scene. As their website says, ‘We carefully source a wide range of antiques as well as vintage, painted and shabby-chic furniture and accessories’. Current stock includes a life-size stone dog, a selection of mirrors and a rocking horse, as well as some beautiful furniture.
67 Golborne Road, London W10 5NP
020 8964 8123
As well as a selection of antique French furniture, birdcages, glassware and watering cans are all available in Bazar. Nils, who staffs the shop most days, says that their mainly French furniture collection spans the century from 1850 to 1950. Prices start low for charming bric-a-brac and climb higher for the choice pieces of furniture.
82 Golborne Road, London W12 0DQ
020 8969 6262
Les Couilles du Chien
A fixture on Golborne Road for the last 20 years and more, Les Couilles du Chien combines a risqué name with an eye for the unusual and even the astonishing. Owner Jerome Dodd finds extraordinary pieces for people who want to fill their homes with unique and quirky objects and furniture.
65 Golborne Road, London W10 5NP
020 8968 0099
You’ll find antique furniture and lighting, and marble, wood and iron fireplaces at Arbon Interiors, where the stock changes frequently. Pictured here in the window is a sedan chair with floral decoration – maybe just what your home needs to give it the indefinable chic ambience that Golborne Road is famous for.
80 Golborne Road, London W10 5PS
020 8960 9787