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James J. Fox & Robert Lewis

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Bucket list item checked off but will return

I first visited the Fox store in Dublin on Grafton Street many years ago and have returned to it... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Rotonda West, Florida
via mobile
A cigar lovers paradise

If you love cigars then this place is for you. The worlds second oldest cigar store! Awesome... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
John C
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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28 Apr 2018
“Bucket list item checked off but will return”
8 Mar 2018
“A cigar lovers paradise”
In business for more than 100 years, this merchant is well-known for selling fine quality aged cigars.
19 St. James's Street, London SW1A 1ES, England
St. James's
(011) 44-171-493-9009
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I first visited the Fox store in Dublin on Grafton Street many years ago and have returned to it everytime I visit as they have the finest selection of Cuban cigars I've ever seen, but more importantly the most friendly and knowledgeable staff I've ever...More

Thank RickMGA
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

If you love cigars then this place is for you. The worlds second oldest cigar store! Awesome knowledgeable staff! A walk in humidor with 1.5 million pounds worth of cigars! And you can smoke indoors paradise

Thank John C
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I was traveling in London with my Dad and Brothers. We found this on TripAdvisor and had to make a trip. This organisation is teaming with history and culture. We bought a few Romeo y Julieta Short Churchill Cigars (we thought it fitting to go...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We visited in January 2018 and the experience was great from start to finish. The staff were very knowledgeable and recommended a cigar from Nicaragua which they clipped and lit for me and I then took my time to enjoy it in their smoking lounge...More

Thank Dannyturpin1989
Reviewed 1 November 2017

There are Tobacconist, then there is THE Tobacconist! Some wonder why these places even still exist. One visit to James J. Fox and you'll understand. It's a sort of museum of Tobacconist experience. Prices are decent, the decor of the place is unbelievable and most...More

Thank Birah D
Reviewed 3 September 2017

this has been a bucket list destination for me for about 20 years. although I've been coming to London a lot recently, I finally had the opportunity to visit last week. the heritage and history makes it unique. it's been in business for over 200...More

Thank BobbyK312
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Visited the store not so long ago. New to smoking cigars, so did a bit of online reading about basics. Went to the store and was met with highly attentive staff member who led me to their huge walk in humidor (cigar smoker's heaven) and...More

Thank Rustam_A
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

4 of us (3 Canadian and one American) dropped in for Cigars. Staff was very friendly and told us about Churchill's favourite cigar smoking chair. The chair is open to the public and anyone can sit on it. This spot is rich in history, culture,...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

In my last trip to London two months ago I visited James Fox to peruse the Cuban selection. What a delight! A broad selection and best in class advice and service. I returned yesterday for another purchase run and this time spent time with the...More

Thank frank k
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This place has a lot of history to it. The cigar shop is in the back. The Winston Churchill museum is downstairs.And upstairs is the smokers lounge. I wasted no time and bought Montecristo Open Eagles at $37 USD. But hey , I'm in London....More

Thank ThePlumber2015
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St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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Gayle F
18 June 2015|
Response from RickMGA | Reviewed this property |
10 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday Choose at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.