Mayfair is internationally renowned for its incredible shopping and The Chesterfield Mayfair is just moments away from some of London’s finest and most established boutiques. Mount Street is one of the capital’s most exclusive shopping streets and is a five-minute walk from the hotel. Take a stroll to discover historic British heritage brands located next door to fashion-forward womenswear designers and superlative stationers, as well as some excellent restaurants. Here’s our guide to what no to miss on Mount Street.
Mount Street Printers
Beautiful stationery provides an elegant touch in day-to-day life and Mount Street Printers produces some of the best. A family business, the store offers bespoke and personalised stationery alongside a timelessly chic array of notepads, cards and leather goods.
Mount Street Deli
Arguably the chicest British deli that you could ever set foot in, Mount Street Deli offers a delicious range of salads and sandwiches alongside snacks and freshly baked goods. The daily menu is dictated by what’s in season and diners can expect to tuck into a salad of roast cayenne pepper lamb with romaine lettuce, pine nuts, caramelised onions, tomato and spring onions; a honey ham and cheddar quesadilla; a hearty bowl of pea and mint soup and freshly made sandwiches with filings such as crayfish tails, lemon pepper, cucumber and watercress.
A leading light in 21st-century British womenswear, designer Roksanda Ilinčić is known for her bright, sculptural clothing that epitomises contemporary chic. Her flagship Mount Street store opened its doors in 2014 and is designed by award-winning architect David Adjaye OBE. A woman with a degree in architecture and applied arts, Roksanda has created a space that perfectly complements her coveted designs.
One of London’s longest established restaurants, Scott’s began life as an oyster warehouse in the mid 19th century. The eatery has been located on Mount Street since 1967 and is a favourite with London’s most fashionable and elegant residents thanks to its superb seafood. On a sunny day, be sure to reserve one of the tables outside so you can watch the world go by as you enjoy its menu that includes calamari pasta and a succulent fillet of hake served with romesco sauce and sautéed octopus.
Fashion-forward and feminine, Simone Rocha’s exquisite designs have garnered an international following. Step inside the designer’s Mount Street store and you’ll discover her latest collections of womenswear and accessories showcased alongside thought-provoking works of modern art, including pieces by Rocha herself.
James Purdey & Sons
A historic outfitter for English country pursuits, James Purdey & Sons has been in operation since 1814. The company moved into its current premises in 1882 and the space was originally designed to accommodate the showroom, factory and living quarters for the Purdey family. Granted several Royal Warrants, visit to experience a quintessential slice of British history.
One of the first designers to view sunglasses as a fashion accessory, Linda Farrow began designing stylish eyewear in 1970. Her son, Simon Jablon, relaunched the label in the early 2000s and today the brand is highly regarded for its much-coveted designer collaborations as well as its main collection of optical frames and sunglasses. Pop into the chic Mount Street boutique to find your perfect pair.
An immaculately thought out and luxurious space, the Creed boutique on Mount Street celebrates the incredible heritage of this British fragrance house which dates back to 1760. Discover the hand-blended scents over two floors and experience a bespoke fragrance consultation, with the option to have your bottle of choice monogrammed.
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Image Credits: Lead image © Mount Street Deli. Mount Street Printers © Mount Street Printers. Mount Street Deli exterior © Mount Street Deli. Scott's exterior © Paul Winch Furness.