Jermyn Street is located near to Piccadilly Circus and so is incredibly central. Whilst the only real shopping areas around the centre of London is Coven Garden and the high street at Tottenham Court Road, Jermyn Street brings you a range of boutique and high-class options for your shopping. With plenty of great accommodation in London City based in the area, a gander down Jermyn Street is the perfect counterpoint to the busy Piccadilly Circus.
History of Jermyn Street
Named after the 1st Earl of St Albans in the 1660’s Jermyn Street has become one of the best-known streets for fine menswear. With many notable residents there, including Isaac Newton and artist John Keyse Sherwin. Jermyn Street has a long history of events and history. These famous residences are mostly used by shops now, and Jermyn Street has now become one of the go to streets for smart clothes, fine art and jewellery.
Jermyn Street shopping
Jermyn Street therefore, has become a leader in the classiness of London. Whether it’s status or souvenirs you’re after, the street has shops which have traded since the late 18th century and brings you a brilliant range of shops to explore. Whether it’s cheese or jewellery your after, you better make space in your Montcalm At the Brewery London City hotel.
So what shops are there to take advantage of on Jermyn Street?
Fortnum and Masons
Fortnum and Masons has been the quintessential London department store since 1707 and sells a range of goods from food to grooming products. This department store is most famous for its hampers, giving you a chance to taste its range of spreads and very British food products.
Horton Fine Jewellery
With over 40 years of experience in selling fine jewellery, Horton is one of the best sellers of international antiques from the nineteenth and twentieth century. Whether you’re looking for a great piece with oodles of history or a piece of fine art to jazz up your home, David Horton’s shop was first opened in Surrey and due to his keen eye for jewellery, he found that his business grew across the south of England.
Frost & Reed
Jumping from Bristol to London to the globe, this fine art dealership has been in the business for over 200 years, making them seasoned veterans for the hand-picked art game. Whether you’re looking for some of the best in 19th century art or for the best 20th century artists out there, time has been good to Frost and Reed.
Another historic shop who are still at the top of their game, Church’s shoes have been in business since the 1870’s and still sell the best and coolest smart and smart casual shoes out there. With a long history, this shoe shop remains forward thinking.
This British Men and children’s wear, all with a designer edge and years of heritage. One of the great British men’s clothes companies, no wardrobe is complete without a bit of Hackett to go with it.