Fortnum & Mason is one of London's smartest department stores and it sells the very best of everything - including fabulous food items. Established in 1707, this is where Scott of the Antarctic stocked up on groceries and provisions. Excellent gift ideas abound.
This content has been supplied by The Parlour Restaurant at Fortnum & Mason
Images and Videos
Venue Details & Map
The Parlour Restaurant at Fortnum & Mason
181 PiccadillyLondonW1J 9EH
- Public transport:
- Green Park, Underground
I came to Fortnum & Mason with my mom the other day to do some shopping and also to have some tea and ice cream at "The Parlour" upstairs.
We were quickly seated and all staff members were very friendly. Everything seemed to be very clean. I got a pot of black tea and my mom ordered the "Hansel & Gretel" (gingerbread house filled with vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate ice cream, chocolate...more
Obviously they serve good tea here. If you just want a place to take a break mid-shop, this is the place to do it.
The top floor is only for the full afternoon tea set. This is a casual cafe where you can have a cuppa.more
I really wanted to take my wife here but I didn't realize that the entire store closes at 6pm on Sundays! It seemed like most of the shops in the area closed at 6pm on Sunday, so just keep track of time. The Parlour looked really fancy and decadent and I'm sure the sundaes would have been really tasty. The menu looked a little expensive but it's probably worth it for the experience of getting...more
I had already had a bite to eat at the small cafe located in Waterstones up the street, but once I saw this place, I just had to order the afternoon tea special. It came with a pot of tea, two scones, small quiche, and a mini ice cream sundae. Decadent.
Service was fantastic. I really appreciated that I didn't feel rushed and was allowed to take my time to enjoy my tea and treats. The quiche...more
I could spend a decent portion of time walking around Fortnum and Mason, looking at the luxury goods and seeing what surprises there are around the corner. Among the beautifully packaged foods are restaurants on most floors where you can take the weight off your feet and relax with an afternoon tea. The Parlour is one of these restaurants. You can find it on the first floor, just past the...more