Boutiques, Bakeries, Books and Belle Vue

17 March 2021

Belle Vue Library

With its cachet as one of London’s most affluent neighbourhoods, Hampstead offers its residents a unique city-meets-village lifestyle, where locals can stroll around Hampstead Heath, dine at fantastic restaurants or explore the many independent shops.

Here’s our pick of the best local businesses to support, all within walking distance of our beautiful Belle Vue community.

Iris Fashion

Situated on Rosslyn Hill, Iris Fashion is a boutique women’s clothing store with a range of clothes, shoes and accessories available to purchase. Irish Fashion stocks a number of high-end brands including Ganni, Isabel Marant and American Vintage. Although currently closed, Irish Fashion has a Try At Home service where shoppers can place an order, try items on in the comfort of their home, and only pay for the items they decide to keep.

Daunt Books

Daunt Books is a beautiful, Edwardian bookshop with locations around the city, including Hampstead. Originally specialising in travel books, Daunt Books now stocks fiction, non-fiction and children’s books as well as gifts, including jigsaw puzzles and tote bags. Bookworms can get their fix by ordering from the online shop which features book bundles for those with a specific interest in a genre, topic or country.

Heath Street Bakehouse

Using traditional and authentic methods, Heath Street Bakehouse is an artisanal bakery that specialises in sourdough breads, made fresh from scratch every day. The team use ingredients of the highest quality, such as flour milled at Shipton Mill in Gloucestershire, to bring out the flavours and textures of every loaf. As well as bread, Heath Street Bakehouse’s menu includes croissants, cinnamon buns, tarts and eclairs in a variety of flavours to tantalise your taste buds.


Live in the heart of Hampstead at our Belle Vue community. Find out about the different homes available by calling the team on 020 7980 8721 or emailing [email protected].