Get familiar with Marylebone
This chic area with a residential, village feel is centered around indie boutiques and smart restaurants. Queues for Madame Tussauds and the Sherlock Holmes Museum line the streets with the fascinating Wallace Collection of Art perking tourists interests. However, most people just come here to wander through the gorgeous Georgian streets and soak up the classy vibes this area has to offer.
If a classic period feel is what you’re looking for, then this elegant workspace is the perfect choice. Your team could be working beside huge bay windows, finished with majestic drapes and striking fireplaces thanks to a tasteful and respectful revamp.
Meridien House is located within the heart of the West End, with offices to suit all business needs. With Marylebone a stone’s throw away and access to local restaurants, cafes, bars and shops, Meridien House is the perfect location for your business to call home.
London is famous for its transport, with black cabs and double decker buses. But, the most notable way of transport for locals and tourists alike is London’s Underground, which provides transport in and around the whole of the city.
Located at the junction of Baker Street and Marylebone Road. It is one of the original stations of the Metropolitan Railway. The tube lines of Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Jubilee and Metropolitan are all located at this station.
Running on the Circle, District and Hammersmith & City. It is located on the corner of Chapel Street and Cabbell Street. There are actually 2 Edgware Road stations, with either one serving different lines.
Marylebone remains a highly desirable location for business owners because of its centralised position in London, providing great transport links and access to other commercial districts, as well as a highly sought after W1 postcode.
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Sodexo’s purpose is to create a better everyday for everyone to build a better life for all. Sodexo provides catering, facilities management, employee benefits and personal home services to 100 million consumers daily in 56 countries.
Marylebone is a massively desirable postcode. It resists the frenetic frenzy of the nearby Oxford Street, but instead offers a cool, calm pocket of curious boutiques and independent retailers and restaurants.
This bookstore has resided in Marylebone for the past 25 years and although they specialise in fiction and non-fiction travel books (arranged in the bookshop by country) they have expanded their collection to include books for children, food lovers and those who love art, photography and design.
British designer on the rise, known for her flashy rainbow-hued knitwear collections and traffic halting sequin dresses. Her first standalone store on Marylebone High Street, laden with statement knits, voluminous party pieces and a new homeware collection in a delicious palette of mood-boosting brights is one to stop you in your tracks.
The village of Marylebone took its name from the Tyburn – the brook that ran through it towards the Thames and continues to flow beneath it streets – and local church of St Mary. St Mary’s on the Bourne became St Marylebone.
The Wallace Collection
This internationally outstanding collection of art which contains masterpieces of paintings, sculptures, furniture, arms and armour and porcelain. Built over the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by the Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace, it is one of the finest and most celebrated collections in the world. So that it could be kept together and enjoyed by generations of visitors, the collection was given to the British Nation in 1897. It was an astonishing bequest and one of the greatest gifts of art works ever to be transferred into public ownership.
Walk amongst A-listers, get close to famous sportsmen and women and take selfies with some of the biggest names in the world! It’s definitely not the real thing, but looking at the masses of realistic looking wax figures of Dwayne Johnson, Queen Elizabeth herself and even the Kardashians. It is even possible to suit up and battle intergalactic threats with Spiderman, Thor and the rest of the avengers at the 4D experience, or even go light-speed to a galaxy far, far away in their very own Star Wars Universe. Anything is possible here, with it just a 2-minute walk from Baker Street station, it is a place that’s hard to miss.
The Sherlock Holmes
Step through the iconic front door of the Sherlock Holmes Museum and explore the Victorian apartment of the super sleuth. According to the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and his loyal friend Dr. Watson lived at this exact address from 1881 to 1904. Take a step back to Victorian times and visit Holmes’ apartment, which has been preserved to offer a glimpse into the private life of the detective. Work your way through the Victorian lodgings lit with gas lamps, uncover Holmes’ personal items and stumble upon some of Watson’s belongings.
The area has a sense of being tucked away from London’s hustle and bustle, too, providing a convenient escape from the throngs of Oxford Street, so you can disappear into the quiet, winding streets to discover Marylebone’s lesser-known treasures…
Forget having afternoon tea – why not pay a visit to Marylebone’s very own cheese-maturing cellars and walk-in cheese rooms. It is said to have some of the best cheese boards in the whole of London, but make sure you’re quick as seats go quite quickly in this place. For devoted cheese lovers, an affineur is on hand to help you find the perfect cheese, and provide insight into which wine from the cafe’s considerable selection might constitute the ideal pairing.
This commercial art gallery supports a bespoke range of contemporary British and International artists. It has now established itself as one of the UK’s more successful galleries, as well as holding four solo and group exhibitions each year at the space. Located around the centre of Marylebone, it can be found on Crawford Street, just across the road from Tony’s and next door to Another Country Store.
This flagship store opened in the May of 2004 and is one of Mary “Queen of Shops” Portas highest rated stores, with a score of 9/10. Skandium has a royal local following, with it sitting proudly within the community. Lined with Dinesen wood floors, a feature skylight and internal courtyard, it is a perfect setting to display a wide range of Scandinavian mid-century and contemporary furniture, lighting, accessories and gifts.
Tucked away under the historic streets of Marylebone, Purl is recognised for its innovation and unique approach to mixed drinks, that use different culinary techniques to aid in the story of each and every cocktail on its list. Their drinks, satisfying customers on a multisensory level, using aroma, fogs, airs, foams, food, bespoke serviceware and liquid nitrogen to really bring the drink to life and transport you to another place or time.
Marylebone Village is a collection of boutique shops, luxury name brand stores, cafes and restaurants located in and around Marylebone High Street. Nestled between the tranquil green lawns of Regent’s Park and the marvel of Mayfair, this delightful shopping district is a favourite with West London locals, but remains largely unknown to tourists.
Known for its high-quality products that have been through a vigorous R&D experience, made with plant-based ingredients and many other fragrant botanicals. It is located next to Diptyque and is guaranteed to make you browse for a while.
Stocked full with designer wear and luxurious edits, Matches is one of those Marylebone High Street shops that will make you want everything! Whether you’re after the latest drop from Mansur Gavriel or a Saint Laurent mini dress, chances are you’ll find it in here.
The Conran Shop
Located on the north-end of Marylebone High Street, this former stable building has been converted to three floors of unique retail space. From art and design books to vintage furniture, be prepared to find one-of-a-kind gifts and so much more!
While the Marylebone High Street shops tend to fall in the ‘fashion’ category, we’re happy to announce that they’ve got it sorted in the food department too. The Providores is a hotspot for weekend brunch, so expect queues and a whole lot of yummy.
FOOD & DRINK
Marylebone is one of the swankiest neighbourhoods in London. But there is far more to this area than celebrity spotting and designer shopping. Marylebone is home to some of the best restaurants in the entire country.
The Michelin guide describes the Chiltern Firehouse as ‘glamorous and contagiously fun’, which perfectly summarises this fantastic melting pot of American cuisine. The menu spans from the light Smoked Trout Salad to the upmarket yet surprisingly reasonable Grass-Fed Ribeye Steak. Chiltern Firehouse gets booked up weeks, if not months in advance. So, if you’re struggling to secure yourself an evening table, we recommend trying to snag an early weekend brunch spot. The grilled Lobster with eggs is amazing.
Limor and Amir Chen, a husband and wife duo, opened Delamina in Shoreditch before bringing their brand of eclectic healthy dishes over to Marylebone where it’s been a hit ever since. The food is loosely Israeli (thanks to Limor’s hometown of Tel Aviv) – incorporating a broad range of flavours from around the world. Dishes – like Moshe’s Herbed and Spiced Angus Beef and Venison Koftas – are brimming with flavour. Wash them down with an unusual pick from their wine and beer which features picks from Lebanon and Israel.
Quality food and even better wine, so this Marylebone outpost is one we have to mention. Wine bars are a tough find, especially a high quality one with good prices, plus a food list to go with it – their European menu features delectable dishes including lamb shoulder with barley, squash, onion soubise and jus and a dip-your-face-in-it-good Autumn Mess.
The contemporary Argentine grill of ZOILO combines the punchy flavours and simple dishes of its homeland cuisine. It’s small dishes, giving diners the chance to try a cross-section of plates they may never have come across before (as well as many they have). The empanadas are a must, as is the steak for the meat eaters. Unsurprisingly, the wine list is rather brilliant too.
Marylebone sits in one of the most ideal and beautiful locations in London and with this? Some of the best bars in the city. There is a perfect blend of cool and quirky bars, restaurant bars, basement bars, hotel bars and good old British pubs.
This classy joint in Marylebone is a sweet retreat from those busy London streets. With polished wooden surfaces, antique furniture, wood-paneled walls, floral wallpaper and low hanging lights, this place is a cosy little den, perfect for an intimate catch up with an old friend, a romantic sojourn with a date or a big night out with your rowdy rabble. The small outdoor seating section is great for those summer sunsets too.
Inspired by Cuba’s rich rum history, the 1920’s Havana-styled walls of Burlock feature vintage prints, a sipping salon corner with authentic retro hairdryers and also a grand house veranda making it the ultimate Rum Room in London! Not only this but Burlocks brilliant team of expert Rumologists have had crafted some of the most delicious Rum (and not Rum) cocktails fusing together some creative and unique ingredients, as well as some of the much-loved classics.
With a FAM-iliar feeling vibe, refreshing and sometimes quirky cocktails, Vinyl music on the vintage sound system. the FAM family is waiting for you. Just a stone’s throw away from Oxford Street, this central London hangout is the perfect spot to drop after you shop. This unique bar is renowned for its expertise in the drinks industry and is guaranteed to leave your taste buds tingling for more.
Marylebone, an historic, classy and interesting development, definitely has a lot more lying beneath the surface, you just need to access to the back alleys and bobs your uncle, you’ll have plenty to do.