Continued from Shopping in Piccadilly, London – Regent St. to Church Place
Shops/places of interest between Church Place and Duke St. St James’s (along Piccadilly leading from Piccadilly Circus) –
St. James Church – This is an Anglican church (consecrated in 1684) designed by Sir Christopher Wren.
Piccadilly Market – On the grounds of the St. James’s church, there’s a market held. On Tuesdays its antiques and collectibles market (10 AM-6 PM) and Wednesdays to Saturday its arts & crafts market. It’s a fun place with loads of jewelry, glassware, silks, crafts from all over.
Hauser & Wirth – This is a contemporary art gallery. A number of exhibitions are held here throughout the year. The Piccadilly gallery was opened in 2003 in the historic building designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Hauser & Wirth was founded in Zurich in 1992.
Gala Casino – This is almost a self contained place. There is a grill and bars apart from the casino. As the casino declares, one can “eat, drink and play” here. It is open all days from 2 P.M. to 6 A.M. Dress code suggested as smart casual and no trainers or sportswear. For entry, first, one has to take membership at the casino. Address – 196 Piccadilly, London, BS1 5TY.
Lladro – The famous porcelain makers from Spain has a Lladro Boutique here at Piccadilly. Some of the finest porcelain artwork can be found here. They are beautiful and expensive. Apart from figurines, Lladro also has some selected items for the table like salt and pepper containers, bowls for pot pourri etc., fragrance and fragrance diffusing sets, mirrors and lamps. All encompassing the porcelain art they are famous for. The address: 194, Piccadilly, London, W1J 9EX. Ph. # 44 207 4940407.
Cinq – This is a patisserie and espresso bar.
Global Luggage Co. – Specializing in bags, luggage and travel accessories.
Prince’s Arcade – This arcade has a number of shops and boutiques with merchandise ranging from men’s wear (Andy & Tuly), shirtmakers (S. Conway), chocolatiers (Prestat), gift shops etc.
Ristorante Biagio – An Italian café and restaurant.
Hatchards – Another famous British bookseller. This is the oldest surviving bookstore in London having started in 1797.
Fortnum & Mason – Or just Fortnum’s is a “historic” department store. It dates way back to 1707 and is known for its exotic food items, luxury hampers (a popular Christmas gift) and its tea shop. Like any other department store it also carries merchandise for home (china & glass, silver, bed & bath products etc.), toiletries, men’s and women’s accessories, nightwear, jewelry etc.
Continued in Shopping in Piccadilly – Duke St. St James’s to St. James’s St.
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