Foster & Son


Foster & Son sell a wide range of shoes for men.

Venue Details & Map

Foster & Son

83 Jermyn Street
St. James's
+44 (0)20 7930 5385
Public transport:
Piccadilly Circus, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Foster & Son

1.0 out of 5 2 December 2014
by Grace T.

My experience with Foster & Son has been incredibly disappointing. I purchased a pair of bespoke shoes as an anniversary gift for my husband and throughout the process we have been made to feel like we are doing them a favour. We have had to chase them down at every step of the way and in all instances it has been implied that is our fault that we did not check in with them more frequently....more

4.0 out of 5 2 May 2013
by abigailblake88

I think that their shoes are comfortable and affordable. The service is not so fast, but the staff is always polite and friendly. According to me the comfort really matters. I'm looking for a firm heel counters, removable insoles and wide toe boxes. I hate so much when I have corns or other problems, caused by ill-fitting shoes. I like to wear orthopedic inserts, because they're quite good for...more

5.0 out of 5 11 May 2011
by Patrick L.

This shop seems to have the best selection of shoes I've ever seen. So, then I have bought three pairs of shoes from Foster & Son and also quite a few keyrings as well. The leather here at Foster & Son might be made by Whitehouse Cox.more

4.0 out of 5 22 March 2011
by Martin B.

W.S. Foster & Son is apparently the oldest shoe and boot maker in London.

Their shop on Jermyn Street is fairly small, but has a nice variety of different classic British ready-made shoes as well as a range of accessories such as wallets and bags.

They are especially well-known as bespoke shoe makers, and various famous people such as Fred Astaire and Cary Cooper ordered their shoes from...more

5.0 out of 5 3 March 2010
by iodax

Foster & Son is the oldest shoemakers in London.

Their lovely shop on Jermyne Street still has a selection of lasts belonging to the great and good from history - including kings and queens and everyone from Carry Grant to Fred Astaire.

A bespoke pair of shoes takes over 100 hours of labour to make and will cost a commensurate amount.

But, they also do an excellent bench made and...more

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