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.

 

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41 Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
41 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 16 minutes from Poilane
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39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 17 minutes from Poilane
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
116 Piccadilly, W1J | 20 minutes from Poilane
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2-5 Duke of York Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LX | 2 minutes from Poilane
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59 Kings Road, SW3 | 4 minutes from Poilane
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46 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 8 minutes from Poilane
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82 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Poilane
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Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 3 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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15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 11 minutes from Poilane
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1 Sloane Square, SW1W | 3 minutes from Poilane
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39 Cadogan Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as Poilane
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Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LY | 1 minute from Poilane
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 17 minutes from Poilane
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London > Education > Evening Classes
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1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Poilane
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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Poilane
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37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Poilane
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London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Poilane
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100 Draycott Avenue, SW3 | 6 minutes from Poilane
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Harvey Nichols, Fifth Floor Bar
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Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 13 minutes from Poilane
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
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Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Poilane
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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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44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 8 minutes from Poilane
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