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Paxton & Whitfield

Sw1 93 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE, England
+44 20 7930 0259
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A must visit .....

If you love cheese this is the shop you must visit. The aroma when you enter is strong but after a... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
thewillow
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Australia
The oldest cheesemongers in London!

It's worth a trip to this shop just to appreciate the architecture. According to the sign above the... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Eric P
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Vancouver, Canada
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Sw1 93 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE, England
St. James's
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

If you love cheese this is the shop you must visit. The aroma when you enter is strong but after a while you do not notice it. So many cheeses to chose from, if you can't find one you like then there is something wrong....More

Thank thewillow
Reviewed 14 September 2016

It's worth a trip to this shop just to appreciate the architecture. According to the sign above the door they've been selling cheese here since 1797!! Charles Dickens probably bought his cheese here, and even if he didn't, the aromas and selection inside will make...More

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Simply a classic cheese shop that's been around forever. If you need anything to do with cheese or want advice, accompaniments, or better yet...actual cheese, you'll find what you need here. One of my top two cheesemongers in London.

Thank kiwieric
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Day out in London visiting some notable sites, visited Paxton & Whitfield`s cheese shop in Jermyn shop, what a shop, London`s oldest cheese shop and by far the best, if you are in the area don`t miss it, you do not need to like cheese...More

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Very knowledgeable excellent selection of cheeses friendly even had Buford cheese from France also had many local cheeses

1  Thank robviafore
Reviewed 16 June 2016

If you are a true lover of cheeses, then Paxton & Whitfield is where you need to be to experience the best cheeses that London has to offer. They currently hold two royal warrants from both the Prince of Wales and Queen Elizabeth II, and...More

1  Thank Jessica J
Reviewed 3 June 2016

If you like cheese then go here. It's really that simple. This is where you get proper cheese, not vacuum-packed-devoid-of-any-real-taste-supermarket-cheese. You can smell it on the street, and inside is a cheese-lovers heaven. I love the fact that the staff are so knowledgeable about it...More

1  Thank Milly G
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I echo the other reviewer who wrote the P&W has been steadily going downhill for years. Maybe it started when the got a royal warrant, if in fact they have one. This has always been a bit precious, self-important and pricey, but you could usually...More

3  Thank Dane94306
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

So many cheeses (non-stinky, too) at this, as I now understand it, near legendary cheesemongers (they were instrumental in debuting and then establishing Stilton among the great cheeses of England!). The helpful guidance of the P&W staff person—and the ample tastes he allowed me of...More

Thank shibaken63
Reviewed 29 February 2016

I often visit London for one reason or another, and I am drawn to Paxton and Whitfield. I'll tell you why. I love cheese, and the finest cheeses are to be found here. I mean of the highest quality and kept beautifully. Admittedly some of...More

Thank harveyt252
Nearby
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
...More
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