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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.

 

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Sloane Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Victoria Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
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Semley Place NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Bourne Street Pure Parking
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Grosvenor Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  21% off
101 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 5 minutes from Poilane
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £204  36% off
1 Wilbraham Place, SW1X | 5 minutes from Poilane
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £135  26% off
37 Eccleston Square, SW1V | 6 minutes from Poilane
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
17-21 Elizabeth Street, SW1W | 1 minute from Poilane
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
39 Cadogan Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Poilane
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
2-5 Duke of York Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LX | 10 minutes from Poilane
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London > Shopping > Jewellery
38 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 1 minute from Poilane
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Tomtom Cigars
London > Shopping > Specialists
63 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 1 minute from Poilane
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Les Senteurs
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
71 Elizabeth Street, Belgravia, London SW1W | 1 minute from Poilane
Refined perfumery mixing the classic with the contemporary. If smells and scents are your thing, then family-run Les Senteurs is worth sniffing out. Originally opened to offer ... More
 
 
 
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Poilane, Sloane Square, SW1W | 5 minutes from Poilane
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Poilane, 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X | 6 minutes from Poilane
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 17th October 2019 - 7.30pm
Poilane, 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X | 6 minutes from Poilane
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London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 2 minutes from Poilane
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Poilane
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Cadogan Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 6 minutes from Poilane
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1 Sloane Square, SW1W | 5 minutes from Poilane
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
119 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Poilane
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
44 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W | Same location as Poilane
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Oliveto
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
49 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 1 minute from Poilane
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
54-56 Elizabeth Street, Belgravia, London SW1W | 1 minute from Poilane
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London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 21 minutes from Poilane
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 23 minutes from Poilane
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London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 24 minutes from Poilane
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48 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Poilane
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Poilane
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129 Wilton Road, SW1V | 7 minutes from Poilane
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11 Pimlico Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Poilane
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The Orange Public House & Hotel
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Poilane
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Greenwood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 7 minutes from Poilane
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The Goring Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Beeston Place, Victoria, London SW1W | 7 minutes from Poilane
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The Qube Project
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
191 Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 7 minutes from Poilane
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The Qube Project
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Terminus Place, Victoria, London SW1V | 7 minutes from Poilane
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Thomas Cubitt
London > Business > Venue Hire
44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | Same location as Poilane
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Poilane
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The Lanesborough London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hyde Park Corner, Westminster, Belgravia, London SW1X | 12 minutes from Poilane
Capturing the style of an exquisite early 19th-century residence, this esteemed establishment is wonderfully elegant and upmarket. Offering an exclusive personalised service, every guest is ... More
 
 
 
 

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Exhibitions | Until 19th October 2019 

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