Neighbouring Brick Lane’s destination vintage store Beyond Retro, Duke of Uke is London’s specialist Ukulele emporium offering a wide range of ukuleles in all shapes and sizes to suit all budgets from £20 - £1000. More than a shop, Duke of Uke is a community hub offering group ukulele courses, private lessons and organising regular gigs and events both in the intimate shop itself and at other venues. Duke of Uke also carry a selected range of banjos, guitars, acoustic bass guitars, mandolins, harmonicas and other instruments, plus a selection of amps, FX, strings and accessories.
What makes Duke of Uke a surprising destination store in Brick Lane’s celebrated world famous shopping scene, is the store’s charming passion for a rare product deemed rather peculiar by many and the staff’s mission to inspire, educate and create interest in shoppers who stumble across this little gem of a store by chance and are curious to know more; the sign of a true independent.
An Antonio Carvalho Deluxe Soprano Ukulele costs £185 and a Vintage V1800 Parlour Guitar costs £579.
WeLikeShopping Tip: Duke of Uke also has a recording studio and rehearsal rooms downstairs that you can hire out and be inspired by the boutiques contagious enthusiastic ambience amongst Ukulele fanatics.