Once a hidden gem tucked away in one of the most elegant neighbourhoods in London, Marylebone’s Chiltern Street is the capital at its most sophisticated. Filling up with luxury shops and neighbourhood cafés over the years, this stretch is now a popular spot for the most discerning tourists and visitors, as well as those lucky enough to live locally.
Discover our guide to Chiltern Street shops here.
Menswear boutiques don’t get more refined or well curated than Trunk, founded by Mats Klingberg in 2010. As well as an in-house label of basics, accessories and tailoring, here you’ll discover collections from Japanese, European and American brands such as Aspesi, Alden and Camoshita.
8 Chiltern St, London, W1U 7PU
If you’re not familiar with Chiltern Firehouse, we can only assume that you were offline for the entirety of 2014. Hype aside, this ex-firehouse turned luxury hotel has a stunning restaurant and bar that are well worth a visit, even just for one drink – that’s if you can get in, of course.
1 Chiltern St, London, W1U 7PA
Parisian candlemaker Cire Trudon is one of the oldest wax manufacturers in the world, and continues to craft luxurious and beautiful pieces today. Its Chiltern Street store marked the first UK opening for the brand, and offers a range of fragrances and room sprays alongside its stunning candle collections.
36 Chiltern St, London, W1U 7QJ
Stock up on everything you need for a sun-soaked holiday at this petite yet immaculate London boutique, which hosts statement shades, chic beachwear, sandals and more. Eyewear is its main focus, with stylish optical frames on offer for when your current shades aren’t cutting it anymore.
54 Chiltern St, London, W1U 7QX
Towards the south end of Chiltern Street you’ll find the famous Monocle Cafe, serving up arguably some of the best coffee in London – don’t just take our word for it, former VOGUE Editor Alexandra Shulman would agree. Naturally there is plenty of great reading material to enjoy while you wait, as well as a great selection of salads and sandwiches with a global gastronomic influence.
2 Chiltern St, London, W1U 7PR
Cadenhead’s Whisky Shop
Scotland’s oldest independent whisky bottler is a much-loved fixture on Chiltern Street, offering a range of unique blends to buy and taste in store. If you fancy more than just a few quick sips, sign up to one of its exclusive tasting evenings to sample the full breadth of its barrels.
26 Chiltern Street, London, W1U 7QF
Cox & Power
Fine jewellery brand Cox & Power is only available to shop in-person on Chiltern Street, and it’s also where every piece of jewellery is made. Even if you’re not out to buy, take a step inside to enjoy its cool, minimalist interior, complete with exposed brick walls and wooden furniture and peek inside the beautifully present glass cabinets.
10-12 Chiltern Street, London, W1U 4PX
3 Chiltern Street is home to the Casely-Hayford flagship store, and was described as a “tailoring mecca” by British Vogue. The beautifully appointed space is the work of designer Charlie’s wife Sophie Ashby and is the perfect backdrop for showcasing the fresh and impeccably modern clothes for which Casely-Hayford is known. For the full hands-on experience of the brand’s mens and womenswear collection, you can book a personal appointment via the website.
3 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London W1U 7PB
Hamilton and Hare
Men’s underwear brand Hamilton and Hare takes the phrase ‘attention to detail’ to a whole new level, so it’s fitting that the flagship is on one of the most exclusive streets of London. The collection now encompasses lounge, sleep and travelwear and number 39 Chiltern Street is the best place to browse them all in person.
39 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London W1U 7PP
A long-standing member of the Chiltern Street family, Crispin Shoes has called the W1U postcode home since the late ‘70s. The brand has always specialised in beautiful shoes for those with UK size 7.5-12 UK feet, so it’s a must-visit for anyone who has experienced the frustration of not being able to find stylish pairs in the appropriate size.
28-30 Chiltern Street, London, W1U 7QG