China Reject Shops, London

Dec 9th, 2003, 09:42 AM
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China Reject Shops, London


Hello,

I will be in London for a weekend. I have read a lot on this site about the China Reject Shops. Can anyone tell me the location with the larger variety of china, as well as directions via Tube? (I'd really like some eggcups!) My husband will be with me so I suspect my china-shopping time will be limited!

Also, are these shops open on Sundays? Any other recommendations for china shopping? (Reasonable prices, please!)

As always, thanks in advance for the advice!
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Dec 9th, 2003, 10:13 AM
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The shop on Beauchamp place has 2 floors of china. The closet tube would be either Knightsbridge or even South Kensington. From the front of Harrod's walk down toward the V and A and it's right on the corner of Knightsbridge and Beauchamp Place. I don't know if it;s opens on sundays however.
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Dec 9th, 2003, 10:15 AM
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The Reject China Shops are all over London. There's one in Covent Garden and like many of CV's shops, it is open on Sunday. Don't know about all the others though.
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Dec 10th, 2003, 09:31 PM
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Thanks so much for the information! (My husband is already complaining...)
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Dec 11th, 2003, 03:38 AM
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John Lewis is a department store that also has a large selection of china and other household wares.
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Dec 11th, 2003, 05:23 AM
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That location between Harrods and the V&A is a good shop.
I bought from them on my last visit, and probably will again on this next one later this month.
I had a number of things shipped, and everything was packed beautifully, and arrived promptly. Yes the shipping is an expense that offsets the bargains, but I still felt that I got good deals on what I bought in quantity.
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Dec 11th, 2003, 01:32 PM
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Thanks; the China Reject shop near Harrods is on my list. Where is the John Lewis department store? Is it near a tube stop?

Thanks again,
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Dec 11th, 2003, 01:38 PM
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John Lewis is all over England and Scotland but the big store in London is on Oxford Street, a city block or so from the Oxford Circus tube station.
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Dec 11th, 2003, 03:04 PM
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A question for Londoners - Was the Reject China Shop currently located on Beauchamp in a different building years ago? On my last trip to London I expected it to be on the opposite side of the street and in a bigger building. Frankly, I was quite disappointed this time. Back in the '80's I used to find some real nice stuff.
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Dec 11th, 2003, 03:13 PM
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It's been in the same location for at least the last 20 years that I know of! There is another china shop across from Harrod's and a bit down on the right ..maybe that is what you are thinking of.I can;t remember the name of it though.
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Dec 11th, 2003, 03:36 PM
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I still have Coca Cola glasses I bought at the China Reject shop in the 70's; just wondering if they'd be worth anything now. Anyone know?
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Dec 11th, 2003, 03:55 PM
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You can find everything you ever wanted to know about Coca cola glasses on ebay.com - - there's an entire category just for Coca Cola glasses. This is just a snapshot time, but there are currently 654 auctions in progress in that category, and 1555 recently completed auctions.

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Dec 11th, 2003, 08:52 PM
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Thanks, all. I am off in a few hours!

Regards,
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Dec 13th, 2003, 08:13 AM
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I was in London in October and the Reject China Shop in Covent Garden is now closed. The website for the business is www.chinacraft.co.uk ( there is a retail shop in Duty Free at Gatwick). The store near Harrod's is still there and doing quite well.
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