Poilane

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39 Cadogan Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW3 2TB†
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Mon to Fri 8am-8.30pm, Sat & Sun 9am-6.30pm

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Superb French bakery which dates back to 1832 when Lionel Poilane, a young baker from Normandy, came to Paris to open his first shop. His mission was to revive the traditional French sourdough loaves which were not as popular as baguettes, baking them in a wood-fired oven. Over the years, their popularity grew and in 2000, Lionel Poilane opened his first shop outside of France, in London. In 2002 his grand-daughter, Apollonia Poilane, took over the company and today a small selection of different types of bread are available at their London shops in Belgravia and Chelsea. Specialities including Viennese pastries, 'Punitions' and spoon biscuits which are sold alongside jams, sweets, Biscottes and gingerbread as well as a range of accessories including bread bins and bread knives.

Opening and closing times for Poilane

Today (Thursday) Poilane closes at 20.30

Monday:

8.30
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20.30

Tuesday:

8.30
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20.30

Wednesday:

8.30
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20.30

Thursday:

8.30
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20.30

Friday:

8.30
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20.30

Saturday:

7.00
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18.00

Sunday:

Closed

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Sloane Square Tube Station
3 minutes walk
South Kensington Tube Station
12 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Victoria Railway Station
14 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Whitelands House Pure Parking
2 minutes walk
Bourne Street Pure Parking
4 minutes walk

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Draycott Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £140† 38% off
26 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 2 minutes from Poilane
Stylish antique d'cor, a peaceful but convenient location, and spacious, airy rooms are all essential to this hotel's appeal. Yet it is the unbeatable service that ... More
No.11 Cadogan Gardens
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £144† 42% off
11 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 3 minutes from Poilane
No. 11 London, A Victorian boutique hotel, was built by Lord Chelsea on the cricket ground between Harrods and Buckingham Palace and quickly became a ... More
Sloane Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £67† 26% off
7-12 Sloane Square, SW1W | 3 minutes from Poilane
Located right on Sloane Square, where the old Royal Court Hotel used to be, Sloane Square Hotel is a welcoming and well decorated reincarnation. All the ... More
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Partridges
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
2-5 Duke of York Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LX | 2 minutes from Poilane
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Poilane
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
46 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 8 minutes from Poilane
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from Poilane
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
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London > Shopping > Department Stores
Sloane Square, Knightsbridge, London SW1W | 1 minute from Poilane
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Richard Ward Hair and Metrospa
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
82 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Poilane
Up-and-coming hairdresser popular with celebrities and the social set - Normandie Keith and Lisa Snowdon among them, Richard Ward specialises in good cuts that won't scare ... More
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Taschen
London > Shopping > Books
12 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Poilane
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Curzon Chelsea Cinema, 206 King's Road, SW3 | 7 minutes from Poilane
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Curzon Chelsea Cinema, 206 King's Road, SW3 | 7 minutes from Poilane
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The Italian Cultural Institute, 39 Belgrave Square, SW1X | 12 minutes from Poilane
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 3 minutes from Poilane
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Royal Court Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 3 minutes from Poilane
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The Boisdale Jazz & Cigar Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 11 minutes from Poilane
A tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club, Boisdale of Belgravia has an the old fashioned charm of a gentlemen's club. Situated in an elegant Regency ... More
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Saatchi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Poilane
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Poilane
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Proud Chelsea
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161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Poilane
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Cuisine de Bar
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
39 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | Same location as Poilane
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Patisserie Valerie
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LY | 1 minute from Poilane
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Manicomio Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
85 Duke of York Square, King's Road, Chelsea, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Poilane
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 17 minutes from Poilane
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 17 minutes from Poilane
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 28 minutes from Poilane
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Poilane
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Poilane
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Poilane
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The Phoenix
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23 Smith Street, Chelsea, SW3 | 5 minutes from Poilane
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The Admiral Codrington
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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Poilane
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The Orange Public House & Hotel
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Poilane
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Poilane
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Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 13 minutes from Poilane
Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ... More
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Blue Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, Belgravia, London SW1X | 14 minutes from Poilane
Having a cocktail in the Blue Bar is akin to sipping on gin and tonic in a very posh - and possibly eccentric - grand dame's ... More
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Poilane
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Poilane
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Thomas Cubitt
London > Business > Venue Hire
44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 8 minutes from Poilane
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Cadogan Hall 3 minutes walk from Poilane

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The Pheasantry 6 minutes walk from Poilane

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Harrods Christmas Grotto
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Boisdale Of Belgravia 10 minutes walk from Poilane

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 12 minutes walk from Poilane

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 12 minutes walk from Poilane

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 12 minutes walk from Poilane

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