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Shops, Stores and Stories Explore the rich history of independent London retailers, from food though fashion
  • Food and drink

  • West London

  • 3 hours

About the Experience
  • Ease into the rich history of your surroundings as you start the experience with a fiery espresso or indulgent latte at London’s oldest coffee supplier
  • Let Ben guide you on a wander through the iconic streets of Soho to discover the secret destinations only locals know about, including a vibrant Italian deli and a little-known market
  • Cross one of London’s busiest city squares and wander to ultra-modern Dover Street Market, where you’ll understand what makes an independent retailer globally renowned, as well as hear tales of old and new London
  • Identify the many blue plaques as you stroll down Jermyn Street - celebrated for its men’s tailors - where you’ll hunt for historic hats or treat yourself to weighty hunks of cheese from one of London’s finest historic cheesemongers
  • Finish up with a glass of something special at Berry Bros. & Rudd, the second oldest shop in Britain, or even a cigar if you’d like! 

Experience details

  • Available year-round
  • Start times after 10.00am, Monday-Saturday
  • This experience can be adapted for children
  • Perfect for: Those looking for an alternative tour taking in food, drink, fashion and retail. Those who like the finer things in life and want to know where to find them. Those who want a genuine feel for the diversity London has to offer!

Why SideStory?

  • Private and tailor-made
  • Expert Insider
  • Refreshment & included
  • Flexible cancellation
  • Carefully curated itineraries

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Price Per Person:
£132pp (£265)