Fortnum and Mason Department Store – Mayfair

Posted on December 14th, 2007 in Alternative Supermarkets,Places To Visit by Stephanie

A definate must-see in London is the famous Fortnum and Mason department store in Mayfair – Grocers to the Royal Family.  It is situated about halfway between Green Park station and Piccadilly Circus station on Piccadilly and hard to miss in its grandeur of eggshell blue colour.  Each of it windows always have elaborate displays of food themed for each season.  Fortnum and Mason is probably most famous for its quality food hall which covers the ground and lower ground floors in which you can find luxurious chocolates, cakes, sweets, cheeses, caviar, teas and coffees from around the world, a vast variety of jams, champagnes, food hampers and much more.  The prices are definately more than your usual supermarket but even if you are not planning on making a purchase it is well worth a look!  You can also find men and women’s cosmetics and apparel on the upper floors as well as accessories for the home.  There are also 3 restaurants within the store serving traditional British food, a wine bar and a newly opened ice cream parlour.

If you are not planning on visiting London in the near future, they have a website and online shop which ships internationally:

 Fortnum and Mason Department Store

Fortnum and Mason Department Store

Window Display

Christmas Window Display

Window Display

Another Window Display

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Comment by Jeremy Hobbs
2007-12-24 01:18:26

The window display with the book is simply gorgeous. Nice work!

Comment by Dentist
2008-01-03 09:12:31

Very Merry Christmas to you and wishing you have a wonderful 2008 to you and your lovely family! Thanks and keep up the good work.

Comment by Travel to London
2008-01-19 20:38:56

nice review , amazing pictures , i love it !!

Comment by LG Secret
2008-05-02 14:57:45

Love the window display

Comment by Free Web Traffic
2008-06-18 08:29:48

Really awesome display at the window ans it is very much attractive.

2008-09-09 04:24:47

nice pictures. this is what i call a store with a spirit. I wish I lived in London.More pictures pls:)

Comment by Christmas Hampers
2008-09-23 14:56:42

Lovely window display, can’t wait to see what they come up with this year!

Comment by Catering Glasgow
2009-08-20 13:03:48

heading down this weekend, looking forward to visiting.

Comment by Catering Glasgow
2009-09-23 12:06:55

Very impressive window display. Love the Scottish Drummers

Comment by ldii
2009-09-29 12:03:48

Nice information, I like it. Thank you.

Comment by Christas Hampers
2010-06-17 00:58:32

Oh, so beautiful! Love the windows at Christmas time, gets you excited for the holiday to come and the joy in the air.

Comment by Larissa Riquelme
2010-06-21 18:53:21

Hi, I’m from Paraguay and will be moving to London soon, so this blog is really useful.

Comment by luxury b&b
2010-08-09 22:06:06

Fortnum and Mason is just lovely. Counters littered with mountains of goods. Different manufacturers. Here you can find anything. From the number of goods scatter eyes. All high quality and beautiful. To be in London and not go to
Fortnum and Mason is just outside the law.

Comment by North Star
2010-09-12 20:53:05

Amazing pics! Gets me in the festive mood!!

Comment by Gift Hampers
2010-11-10 06:32:23

You could definitely spend a whole afternoon in that playground.

Comment by hampers
2011-03-13 17:46:33

Really amazing window display. Each year they love to dazzle the public.

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