Fortnum & Mason

181 Piccadilly, St. James's, Greater London, W1A 1ER, United Kingdom
Hours:
Open until 6:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • Noon–9:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–6:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)

Named 1707 in honour of our foundation year, the wine bar offers an extensive selection of wines & the menu focuses on foods from our Fresh Food Hall. In addition we have live music playing Monday-Saturday, 6pm-9pm.

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  • Louis Vuitton

    For a treasure trove of festive delights, head to Fortnum & Mason where hampers come packaged in signature F&M-stamped wicker baskets, and for special orders, come delivered on a horse drawn carriage.

    Louis Vuitton · December 15, 2010
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  • HISTORY UK

    Fortnum and Masons claim to have invented the Scotch egg here in 1738, for the picnic hampers of lords and ladies heading out of London by coach along Piccadilly.

    HISTORY UK · February 10, 2011
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  • HISTORY UK

    Look above the entrance to the famously exclusive department store, because on the hour every hour, Messrs Fortnum and Mason themselves emerge to greet each other.

    HISTORY UK · January 17, 2011
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  • Vogue

    Elegant and edible, this gingerbread house will make for quite the table centrepiece, £35.

    Vogue · November 30, 2010
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  • AskMen

    The cocktail list is well thought out. It is inspired by the 18th Century “Cabinets of Curiosities” & pays tribute to Jerry Thomas, one of the true greats of cocktail making, with a list of his favs. Read more

    AskMen · July 5, 2010
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  • mylifeisgorgeous

    Although a nice meal is great, this is the place for tea & scones at 5pm. Don't forget to buy some delicatessen products afterwards.+44 (0) 20 7734 8040http://www.fortnumandmason.com/ Read more

    mylifeisgorgeous · October 22, 2011
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  • Vogue

    Chocolate chess set - game with a guaranteed good result - you can eat it all up once you've finished, £85.

    Vogue · November 30, 2010
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  • CatchAChoo

    My favourite place to pick up a luxury hamper - whether to give us a gift, or as the perfect picnic accessory

    CatchAChoo · May 4, 2010
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  • Richard H.

    Afternoon tea on the 4 th floor is fantastic

    Richard Hobbs · March 25, 2010
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  • 🐾🐩 BILLIONAIRE P.

    La tradition britannique. #LFW

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  • Kris C.

    Check out the food halls. Much more English in feel then Harrods. Their jams and teas are second to none. Try the Strawberry-Rose they have out in the summer.

    Kris Covo · May 24, 2010
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  • Toni M.

    Breakfast highly recommended .old school English style. Eggs Benedict and full English a must especially with a glass of bubbles mmmm

    Toni M · April 21, 2013
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    On Sundays they open for browsing at 11:30am, though you can’t make any purchases until noon. Its well-stocked grocery counters and its luscious hampers remain its staple. Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · October 26, 2011
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    Visit their convenient and friendly beauty center, Beauty a La Carte, offering one of the widest ranging service menus we encountered in London. Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · October 26, 2011
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  • Maryam B.

    Cosy atmosphere and a favourite first stop department store when in london ♡

    Maryam Bin Hadher · August 22, 2013
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  • Chantel S.

    Make sure to make a visit to the "Diamond High Tea", here on the 4th floor of Fortnum & Mason. The sandwiches, scones, & bite size pastries, were all to die for, followed down by a cup tea of choice!

    Chantel Snyder · July 18, 2013
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  • Richard T.

    One if the best men's accessories selections in the world - but coffees are lacking!

    Richard Titus · April 12, 2013
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  • ToryBurch

    The ultimate gift emporium, Fortnum & Mason is famous for its hampers stocked with festive such as pink champagne truffles. A horse-drawn carriage makes special local deliveries.

    ToryBurch · October 12, 2011
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  • Yael K.

    yummy and inexpensive

    Yael Kroy · February 7
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  • Gustav H.

    The afternoon tea is absolutely stunning! For a lovely time with the special, friends or family, this is the perfect spot.

    Gustav Halldin · October 31, 2014
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  • Shannon Z.

    I recommend skipping the 4th floor tea room. Tacky decor & tacky waitstaff. Better service can be found elsewhere.

    Shannon Z · August 5, 2014
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  • Sara C.

    The best for an authentic British Afternoon Tea - perfect finger sandwiches, beautiful cakes & scones, wide range of teas. They replenish everything as often as you want, for no extra charge.

    Sara Cluderay · November 19, 2012
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  • Smartmatic

    The most delicious food you can find on Picadilly. Incredible!

    Smartmatic · March 15, 2012
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  • Sela Y.

    The sale here is rubbish.

    Sela Yair · December 29, 2010
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  • Ann M.

    Really like the free samples they give out. Snack your way around the food halls.

    Ann Marie · May 11, 2010
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  • Jana S.

    Fancy and famous tea shop. Also sells sweets and biscuits and tea supplies.

    Jana Sooz · January 27
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  • Kailey L.

    Great service and love the offer of 3 different set of afternoon teas: sweet tea, refular, and savoury, all for £44. This is more of a touristic "been here done that" kind of afternoon tea.

    Kailey L. · January 14
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  • Louis K.

    Quite the experience, but few things are actually affordable. Plenty of food ands back options inside.

    Louis Klieger · January 3
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  • Mnar A.

    Afternoon tea on the 4th floor

    Mnar Alghafis ✩ · December 30, 2014
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  • Atheer S.

    The chocolate pearl shortbread is my favourite. Unfortunately, no variety of sizes for this option.

    Atheer Suliman · December 7, 2014
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  • Jeremy K.

    Do yourself a favor and go to their cafe upstairs for some tea and a snack. It's incredible. Amazing service. And delicious.

    Jeremy Krantz · October 30, 2014
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  • WasanAlhilal ..

    Try the mango ice cream 😭💜

    WasanAlhilal . · October 15, 2014
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  • Paramount P.

    The American soda fountains!

    Paramount Property · August 14, 2014
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  • Jared Z.

    At the tea restaurant on the 4th floor they judge you and if they find you wanting they park you on the couches until you leave of your own accord rather than seating you.

    Jared Zimmerman · August 5, 2014
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  • New York Habitat

    Don’t be overwhelmed by all the deliciousness on the ground floor, because Fortnum & Mason has more to offer! Check out their amazing cookery section (1st floor) and perfumery area (2nd floor)!

    New York Habitat · April 2, 2014
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  • Sir Na₂Ca(CO₃)₂ •.

    Wonderful for shopping, but I was left slightly unimpressed by the afternoon tea which was mediocre for the price.

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  • noenotiene

    what not many people tells you: apart from a great selection of teas it has the same kind of gourmet products that Harrods, even in a wider variety, in a much more friendly and less crowded place

    noenotiene · October 20, 2013
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  • Mazzzza

    Do not get served by Zubia awful customer service

    Mazzzza · October 7, 2013
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  • Betania B.

    Just love it.

    Betania Bellie · May 23, 2013
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  • Atif U.

    You have to check out the forth floor. You will thank to me esp. the notes on paper stoppers. e.g. If you want a good relationship buy a horse :)

    Atif Unaldi · March 22, 2013
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  • Ann M.

    At the Fountain bar. Tea and cake for me and tea and scones for my partner, it is expensive but great quality so you feel like royalty. Choc cake was very yummy. Tea was delish.

    Ann Marie · February 13, 2013
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  • Makis T.

    Very expensive

    Makis Tsikakis · February 6, 2013
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  • PETA UK

    There is no way to produce foie gras humanely. To force-feed birds until their livers swell to up to 10 times their normal size is morally repugnant. StopFortnumAndMasonFoieGrasCruelty.com

    PETA UK · October 24, 2012
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  • iGO

    Disappointing sale again – Anything truly worthwhile excluded!

    iGO · July 15, 2012
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  • Zoë D.

    Breakfast Bites delicious (AND gr8 value) way to start the day - tea cake, crumpet & muffin plus 3 types of preserves #travel

    Zoë Dawes · March 9, 2012
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  • Idil A.

    Try Orange Marmalade with Rum...

    Idil Aydin · February 29, 2012
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  • Titina B.

    Melhor loja de chá que fui na vida

    Titina Bilton · January 10, 2014
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  • Dilek S.

    Mukemmel saraplar ve caylarin bulundugu harika bir yer

    Dilek Sel · May 18, 2013
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  • ami u.

    食べ放題飲み放題

    ami uki · February 5, 2014
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  • FOCUS Online

    Das Kaufhaus Fortnum & Mason an der Piccadilly Road sollte man nicht auslassen, das besonders mit seiner königlich ausstaffierten Feinkostabteilung brilliert. Read more

    FOCUS Online · November 22, 2012
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