Fortnum & Mason

181 Piccadilly, St. James's, Greater London, W1A 1ER
Hours:
Open until 9:00pm (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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  • "... is famous for its hampers stocked with festive such as pink champagne..." (6 tips)
  • "... place to go for high tea! Recommending hot tea w/freshly made scone..." (6 tips)
  • "... English in feel then Harrods. Their jams and teas are second to none...." (4 tips)
  • 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 H. · March 25, 2010
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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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  • 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 C. · 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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  • Steven

    Knowledgeable staff tell you a history of their products so you feel like you're buying an experience. Great customer service.

    Steven · December 7, 2013
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  • Maryam B.

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

    Maryam B. · 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 S. · 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 T. · April 12, 2013
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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 C. · 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Betania B.

    Just love it.

    Betania B. · 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 U. · March 22, 2013
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  • Makis T.

    Very expensive

    Makis T. · February 6, 2013
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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 D. · March 9, 2012
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  • Idil A.

    Try Orange Marmalade with Rum...

    Idil A. · February 29, 2012
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  • Som P.

    Fabulous place to go for high tea! Recommending hot tea w/freshly made scone set. Dnt for get to pick some good dessert home :)

    Som P. · August 20, 2011
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  • Sofia B.

    Darjeeling broken orange pekoe tea will change ur life...at cafe or buy a box. Ice-cream is not the best in London despite the critics recommendations

    Sofia B. · July 18, 2011
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  • Adam H.

    It's all about the Queen Anne tea, no question.

    Adam H. · June 10, 2011
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  • Sela Y.

    The sale here is rubbish.

    Sela Y. · December 29, 2010
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  • Marion-Isabelle M.

    Tea are delightful.

    Marion-Isabelle M. · December 20, 2010
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  • Lizzie E.

    Just down the road from you. Can you send me some tips on places to eat, that are reasonably priced, but totally lush! Thanks :)

    Lizzie E. · December 1, 2010
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  • Dan C.

    Go to the grocery store downstairs - a great cheese counter, and lots of hard-to-find products like Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding

    Dan C. · November 9, 2010
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  • Ann M.

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

    Ann M. · May 11, 2010
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  • Wayne S.

    If it's good enough for the Queen! Buy some Biltong it's fresh like its from South Africa. The wine and whiskey shop has a great and exotic selection or vintage wines and limited old whiskeys

    Wayne S. · 1 week ago
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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 · 3 weeks ago
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  • Michael N.

    The chocolate hot pot is a great share, specially for a date.

    Michael N. · 3 weeks ago
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  • Marisa R.

    The service at the 1st floor gallery cafe was delightful. They're very accommodating about dairy allergies!

    Marisa R. · March 9
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  • Derya

    Very neat place to feel the traditional way for english passion for tea! Must see at least once while in London

    Derya · February 24
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  • Emmy S.

    Go to the toilet and use the handcream ;)

    Emmy S. · February 16
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  • ami u.

    食べ放題、飲み放題!

    ami u. · February 5
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  • Shaan M.

    Best tea house in London (Grade: AAA)

    Shaan M. · January 20
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  • Pascal G.

    Offer some of the most glamourous Xmas decoration available :

    Pascal G. · January 19
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  • Titina B.

    Maravilhoso!

    Titina B. · January 10
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  • Antonis. C.

    Check also the fountain restaurant,gorgeous fish with lemon dip. :)

    Antonis. C. · December 29, 2013
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  • Jessica B.

    Apparently if you don't dress up in your Christmas finest when doing some last minute shopping, people get a bit snotty.

    Jessica B. · December 23, 2013
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  • Dilek S.

    Mukemmel saraplar ve caylarin bulundugu harika bir yer

    Dilek S. · May 18, 2013
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  • Titina B.

    Melhor loja de chá que fui na vida

    Titina B. · January 10
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  • Alessia B.

    Il grande magazzino più bello di Londra

    Alessia B. · February 28
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