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Paxton & Whitfield

Sw1 93 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE, England
+44 20 7930 0259
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A real jem

This is the best cheese shop I have ever visited. Amazingly educated staff and choice. We picked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Best cheese shop in London! Established 1797. Cheesemonger to Queen Victoria.

THOUGHTS OF THE TUMBLEWEEDS TRAVELLER.... THE Best cheese shop in London, England, UK and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Paxton & Whitfield is a world-renowned cheese shop which has been in busines for over 200 years.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Sw1 93 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE, England
St. James's
+44 20 7930 0259
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best cheese shop I have ever visited. Amazingly educated staff and choice. We picked our selection and it was shipped back home two days later. Brilliant service and a connection we are so pleased we made.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

THOUGHTS OF THE TUMBLEWEEDS TRAVELLER.... THE Best cheese shop in London, England, UK and the world! That is my opinion! The moment you walk into this shop your sense of history explodes! You are surrounded by one of the most extensive English cheese displays you...More

Thank TumbleweedsTraveller
Reviewed 13 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 15 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
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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