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16-17 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J 0PL
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Weekdays: 10am-6pm; Sat: 10am-6.30pm; Sun: 11am-5pm

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Penhaligon's130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants.

For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston Churchill’s favourite - the Blenheim Bouquet - these delicate scents are quintessentially English, sold in the traditional style one would expect from a holder of two royal warrants. Established in the 1870s by William Henry Penhaligon, the store’s perfumes and pomades quickly became a favourite with the aristocracy and have continued to attract high profile attention to this day. The shopping experience here is open, relaxed and informal, despite the shop’s reputation for exclusivity. Make sure you ask for advice if you’re not sure what to choose – the staff are more than happy to share the Penhaligon smells’ secret with you. If you’re unsure – you can opt for their “scent library” product which allows you to try every fragrance. Quercus and Bluebell are two of the better known flower perfumes, which are expensive but worth it. Soaps, candles and shaving equipment are also on offer. The gift-wrapping here is as exceptional, as you would expect, making it the perfect place to seek out a special gift. Admittedly, these products don’t come cheap, but 130 years of history, royal patronage and unmatched quality don’t come cheap.

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Prince Charles awarded the shop another royal warrant in 1988.

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Underground Stations

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Green Park Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
14 minutes walk
Victoria Railway Station
19 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Burlington Car Park
3 minutes walk
Arlington House Pure Parking
4 minutes walk

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Cavendish London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £137† 33% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 2 minutes from Penhaligon's
Situated on prestigious Jermyn Street, in the heart of Piccadilly, the 4 star deluxe Cavendish Hotel is perfectly located for London's theatres, shops and arts. It ... More
Le Meridien Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £166† 36% off
21 Piccadilly, W1J | 3 minutes from Penhaligon's
A hotel that is distinctly in the old English style, with magnificent antique décor, staff who are attentive, discreet, and ever so polite and, most importantly, ... More
The May Fair Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £170† 25% off
Stratton Street, W1J | 3 minutes from Penhaligon's
The luxurious May Fair Hotel is located in sophisticated Mayfair, resurgent again as London's true luxury quarter. The May Fair puts you in a peaceful spot ... More
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Ormonde Jayne
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
12 The Arcade, 28 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Penhaligon's
The luxury perfume company Ormonde Jayne, established in 2001, opened this tiny shop - a Caulder Moore-redesigned store - in the picturesque Royal Arcade off Old ... More
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Lush
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Quadrant Arcade, 80-82 Regent Street, Soho, London W1R | 3 minutes from Penhaligon's
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Miller Harris Flagship Store
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
21 Bruton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from Penhaligon's
Lyn Harris creates luxury fragrances and specialises in bespoke perfumes, made by consulting the customer so you leave with a one-off fragrance that's especially made to ... More
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Mont Blanc
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
60 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Penhaligon's
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Prada
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
16-18 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Penhaligon's
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10 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Penhaligon's
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 31st March 2016 to 1st April 2018
Penhaligon's, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 5 minutes from Penhaligon's
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Penhaligon's, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Penhaligon's
The sequel to The Gruffalo, which proved such a hit and a popular Christmas outing in the West End, The Gruffalo's Child is a stage version ...More
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Penhaligon's, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 7 minutes from Penhaligon's
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218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 5 minutes from Penhaligon's
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Picturehouse Central
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7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 7 minutes from Penhaligon's
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Comedy Store
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1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 7 minutes from Penhaligon's
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Colnaghi Gallery
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15 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Penhaligon's
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Halcyon Gallery
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29 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Penhaligon's
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6 Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Penhaligon's
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Burlington House, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Penhaligon's
The Restaurant at the Royal Academy of Arts is a restaurant and bar housed at the The Royal Academy of Arts, offering all day dining and ... More
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Babbo
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39 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Penhaligon's
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196A Piccadilly, W1J | 1 minute from Penhaligon's
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 11 minutes from Penhaligon's
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 12 minutes from Penhaligon's
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 14 minutes from Penhaligon's
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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The subterranean spa within the luxury May Fair Hotel offers a compact gym, herbal sauna and a good size aromatic steam room as well ... More
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Penhaligon's
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
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Triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B5PW | 5 minutes from Penhaligon's
On the second floor of the Kingly Court complex off Carnaby Street, Triyoga offers busy city people a refuge where they can centre themselves. One of ... More
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from Penhaligon's
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from Penhaligon's
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from Penhaligon's
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Mahiki
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Penhaligon's
A favourite with young royals - Princes Harry and William, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie have been spotted here... all at the same time. And ... More
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The Donovan Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brown's Hotel, 33 Albermarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Penhaligon's
For those who like Gucci with their champagne, the Donovan Bar is an example of all the things a classy hotel bar ought to be. The ... More
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The Rivoli Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Ritz Hotel, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from Penhaligon's
The Rivoli Bar, an intimate cocktail lounge within the famous Ritz Hotel, re-opened in 2001 after a closure of some twenty years with interiors stylishly updated ... More
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Penhaligon's
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Penhaligon's
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 2 minutes from Penhaligon's
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More

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