Head to historic Bloomsbury and discover an eclectic mix of shops and entertainment. The Brunswick is home to the Renoir art-house cinema, numerous restaurants and over forty shops selling everything from the latest fashions to everyday essentials. The Brunswick is located close to The British Museum, the West End and Covent Garden.
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Cute strip-mall/concrete square with lots of shops and a few chain restaurants, surrounded by government housing. They've got Lots of food and clothing shops, a Robert Dyas, a Holland & Barrett, a movie theatre, and a Waitrose. Also I Love that they have seating areas.. Perfect for the warm weather! (though they're here year-round)more
It was such an amazing change to the neighbourhood when the Brunswick went from being a council estate with second-hand and cheep stores in the middle. It was somewhere you avoided at night walking home... trust me. Now that the Brunswick has been redone, this is a lovely place to live and shop. There is the Waitrose of course, fashion stores, a Zavvi, health food stores, restaurants....more
I used to live close by and when your options are between either King's Cross or Russell Square, I was happy to find the Brunswick shopping center.
It is mostly outdoor, the shops surrounding the inner yard. Besides the basic Starbucks and Boots you can find a lovely independent cinema, chocolate boutique and nice places for dining.
The place is hidden from the cars and the tourists, very...more
I may be a horrific snob, but since when has there been an L.K. Bennett in the middle of a council estate? There is now.
The Brunswick is a strange creature, catering for the gentrified folk who live and work around Russell Square, yet in itself consisting of mainly social housing built in the early 1970s. Originally a project in mixed housing, including some luxury apartments interspersed...more