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400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1U 1AB
 
 
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Mon to Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 11.30am-6pm (11.30-12pm for browsing)
 

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SelfridgesDon't be fooled into thinking that this huge department store is simply a Mecca for commercialism and shopaholics. Selfridges has a truly fascinating history that supports its excellent reputation for providing a huge range of high quality goods. Emphasising the ethos that "shopping should be fun", the stores original founder, US entrepreneur Harry Gordon Selfridge, defined the shop's hands-on, theatrical image that has endured since its opening in 1909. A lover of all things scientific, unusual exhibits were often used to attract and amaze customers - John Logie Baird carried out his first public demonstration of television from the first floor of the store in 1925, it was in Selfridges that 12,000 people viewed the monoplane used to complete the first cross-Channel flight, while a seismograph installed on the third floor, recorded tremors from the Belgian earthquake in 1938. This tradition for unique displays and unusual exhibitions continues to this day and is a major reason to visit the store. Selfridges' ever-changing window displays always attract immense interest and are consistently groundbreaking and often controversial - one of the most bizarre has to be the series of Japanese-inspired characters used to depict scenes from TV dating shows, which in turn encouraged shoppers to record their own personal video ad in one of the dating pods located in-store. Scores of excellent clothes retailers, a superb Food Hall, and a number of first class restaurants all under one roof make Selfridges, understandably, the biggest draw on Oxford Street.

 

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The Beaumont Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £386  21% off
8 Balderton Street, Brown Hart Gardens, W1K | 2 minutes from Selfridges
Restaurateurs Jeremy King and Chris Corbin - of The Wolseley, The Ivy and Le Caprice - are behind this boutique hotel overlooking Brown Hart Gardens in ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  23% off
19-25 Granville Place, W1H | 2 minutes from Selfridges
Tucked away in a quiet spot beside Selfridges with Oxford St, Bond St and Hyde Park on the doorstep. Guests can enjoy free high-speed Wi-Fi on ... More
 
 
 
Mandeville Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  30% off
Mandeville Place, W1U | 3 minutes from Selfridges
At the Oxford Street end of pretty Marylebone village, this hotel earns its 'boutique' label due to its uniquely designed funky interiors. The swanky deVigne bar ... More
 
 
 
 
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Marks & Spencer
London > Shopping > Department Stores
458 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 1 minute from Selfridges
This enduring retail partnership began back in 1894 in a small shop in Manchester, but Marks and Spencer (M & S) now boasts more than 300 ... More
 
 
 
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House of Fraser
London > Shopping > Department Stores
318 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 5 minutes from Selfridges
Since changing hands in 2006, the House of Fraser chain has seen a major shake-up. This flagship store is keen to usurp condescending Oxford Street neighbours ... More
 
 
 
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Fenwick of Bond Steet
London > Shopping > Department Stores
63 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1A | 7 minutes from Selfridges
Opened in 1891, Fenwick department store doubled in size a century later in 1980 to become the shop we see today, five floors of fashion, beauty ... More
 
 
 
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Ordning & Reda
London > Shopping > Office Supply
Selfridges, Ground Floor 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
Simple and elegant, Ordning & Reda's range of self-designed Swedish paper products will put the feel-good factor back in your letter-writing life. And if you ... More
 
 
 
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Celine
London > Shopping > Clothing
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Beethoven 250
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 14th September 2019 to 1st December 2020
Selfridges, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 5 minutes from Selfridges
December 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and to celebrate the occasion Wigmore Hall presents its special season, Beethoven 250. Launching in September 2019 ...More
 
 
 
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Selfridges
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
 
 
 
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Marble Arch Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marble Arch, W1C | 5 minutes from Selfridges
Underbelly Productions, in association with Cameron Mackintosh, presents a pop-up theatre in Marble Arch, specifically ... More
 
 
 
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Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from Selfridges
The historic Regent Street Cinema is where the first ever performance of moving images took place. Created by the Lumière brothers, the film was shown as ... More
 
 
 
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Oxford Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 3 minutes from Selfridges
With over 200 million visitors a year, more than 300 shops and 5 million square feet of retail space, Oxford Street lays claim to being London's ... More
 
 
 
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Gallery Elena Shchukina
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
10 Lees Place, Mayfair, London W1K | 3 minutes from Selfridges
Gallery Elena Shchukina opens 24th September 2013. Artist and curator Elena Shchukina is launching an eponymous space in Mayfair this September that will challenge the trend ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions >
W1H | 4 minutes from Selfridges
This private garden square in Marylebone offers a secluded and peaceful place to get away from it all. On the north side three Georgian ... More
 
 
 
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Aubaine
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
French bistro Aubaine is now available for shoppers at Selfridges, situated right in the heart of the new Shoe Galleries section of the store. The perfect ... More
 
 
 
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The Corner Restaurant & Champagne Bar
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
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Le Chalet
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Selfridges & Co, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
No need to book that expensive trip to the Alps, from 22nd October 2014, Le Chalet brings the apres-ski to us with a winter Alpine-style restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Selfridges
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Selfridges
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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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 10 minutes from Selfridges
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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Brown Hart Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 3 minutes from Selfridges
This beautiful garden just off Oxford Street and close to Selfridges occupies an unlikely position - above an electricity sub-station. Brown Hart Gardens were re-opened in ... More
 
 
 
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Claridge's Health Club & Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
49 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Selfridges
Found on the top floor of Claridge's, the Health Club & Spa provides the chance to enjoy relaxing treatments while looking across London. In the spa, ... More
 
 
 
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Nyumba
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6-7 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 6 minutes from Selfridges
Presided over by the outrageous, extravagant artist Michael Charalambous, Nyumba is not so much a unisex salon as a place of rest and relaxation, boasting some ... More
 
 
 
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Punch Bowl
London > Nightlife > Pubs
41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from Selfridges
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Duke of Wellington
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94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 10 minutes from Selfridges
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The Only Running Footman
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5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 10 minutes from Selfridges
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London > Nightlife > Bars
Selfridges Roof Top, 400 Oxford Street, W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
Cocktail king Ryan Chetiyawardana, better known as the award winning Mr Lyan, and his team are bringing the UK's first HOT-TAIL Bar to the rooftop ... More
 
 
 
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Burlock
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31 Duke Street, W1U | 1 minute from Selfridges
A cavernous rum bar with a party atmosphere, Burlock stocks over 200 of the world's finest rums available under one roof, ... More
 
 
 
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Chakana
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
23 Orchard Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 2 minutes from Selfridges
David Beckham, One Direction and Pixie Lott have all partied at Chakana, a late-night Inca-inspired lounge bar brought to you by Nick House, the entrepreneur behind ... More
 
 
 
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Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 4 minutes from Selfridges
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Claridge's
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Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Selfridges
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28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 10 minutes from Selfridges
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Beethoven 250
Beethoven 250
Concerts | Until 1st December 2020 

Wigmore Hall 5 minutes walk from Selfridges

December 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and to celebrate the occasion Wigmore Hall presents its special season, ...More

 
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Theatre | Until 2nd January 2021 

Piccadilly Theatre 15 minutes walk from Selfridges

Everyone's favourite Hollywood love story comes alive on the London stage this February when Pretty Woman: The Musical transfers from ...More

 
Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt
Comedy | Until 15th November 2020 

Apollo Theatre 17 minutes walk from Selfridges

Adam reads aloud unsettling entries from his diary as a junior doctor and intersperses the anecdotes with songs....More

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 1st November 2020 

Criterion Theatre 17 minutes walk from Selfridges

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - ...More

 
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2021 

Wellcome Collection 22 minutes walk from Selfridges

Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 
 
 
 
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