The Divertimenti shops in South Kensington and London's West End stock an enormous range of cooking utensils, pots and pans, copper, earthenware, hand decorated tableware, oriental utensils, cutlery and glassware - in fact just about everything a food lover could possibly want. Beside the wide range of products, they also offer a range of services, including wedding lists, copper pan retinning and professional knife sharpening.
Venue Details & Map
227-229 Brompton RoadSouth KensingtonLondonSW3 2EP
- +44 (0)20 7581 8065
- Public transport:
- South Kensington, Underground
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Staff completely clueless about the merchandise they have been hired to sell. Very simple and standard questions about items such as cutting boards and mixers were met with blank empty stares. They seemed more interested in chatting in the corner upstairs while a customer who went in looking to buy a £400 mixer, a food processor, 2 large cutting boards and various other top of the line items...more
Not quite the same as when it opened. I asked where I could buy something that was on the display. The shop was empty and I clearly didn't look important enough so he waved his hand and said, 'downstairs'! Went in there to get some glassware. Everything was dusty and filthy and my palms were black with dirt from handling items. Told the shop assistant and he said something along the lines of,...more
This is a well-stocked cooking store where you'll find just about everything except a bargain. If you're a cook like me, you'll find it's quite a nice store, so you may not care about the ridiculous amount of dosh you're about to spend on that knife, waffle iron, etc.
I took a cooking class here and was pleased with what I learned. I feared that it would be focussed more on selling items in...more
Pure kitchen romance. This is where love affairs with things like copper pots and French cooking techniques start. The store is *gorgeous.* If the store's warm wood-floored interior and enticing shelves filled with decadent kitchen appliances doesn't seduce you into joining the snobbish ranks of high-brow cooking and epicure - I don't know what will.
I *love* this store. I can spend...more