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40 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S 2DE
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Mon to Wed & Fri 9:30 - 18:00, Thu 10:00 - 19:00, Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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SmythsonHistoric, high-end stationers with four Royal Warrants.

Grace Kelly, Queen Victoria and Madonna have all visited this traditional, British stationary store, first opened in 1887. Four royal warrants later and the shop remains the height of traditional exclusivity and elegance – whilst also attracting a young, trendy crowd, drawn to its unique, customised service and high-quality fashion accessories. Specialising in bespoke stationery, leather goods and diaries, Smythson’s have continued a tradition of over 100 years of quality - and a visit to this their historic Bond Street shop is something of a return to the source. Gilded or embossed, bound or buckled, their luxurious goods have spread worldwide. Invest in a personalised stationery gift set available in a whole spectrum of colourful paper hues or opt for a tasty cherry red backgammon set. Manicure sets, desk accessories, themed notebooks and photo albums are also there to tempt the keen shopper. Great for a unique taste of old England combined with a hint of cutting-edge flair.

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Diaries, desk accessories, backgammon and bags, Madonna to Queen Victoria, stationary and service.

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No 5 Maddox Street London
London > Apartment > Apartment
5 Maddox Street, W1S | 3 minutes from Smythson
Edgy, urban and very hip, these distinguished apartments are a shopper's seventh heaven. Located near Regents Street, Maddox Street is a stylish sanctuary of tranquility offering ... More
The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 5 minutes from Smythson
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Berkshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £124† 27% off
350 Oxford Street, W1C | 5 minutes from Smythson
London's only hotel with an Oxford St address, on the doorstep of the West End's world class restaurants, bars and shops, including Selfridges. Guests enjoy: free ... More
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Mont Blanc
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
60 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from Smythson
As Mont Blanc's opulent pens are not officially available over the internet, you will have to visit one of their special boutiques in order to acquire ... More
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Vintage Magazine Store
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
39-43 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 7 minutes from Smythson
Packed with pictures of icons, stars and stylers, and not adverse to some greetings cards humour, this shop is a good option for cards for any ... More
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Zest
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
18 Broadwick Street, Soho, London W1F | 8 minutes from Smythson
From 'kitsch and collectable' to 'pamper and polish', Zest manage to offer something for everyone and put the sense of humour back into gift shopping. This ... More
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Sotheby's
London > Shopping > Antiques
34-35 New Bond Street, Fitzrovia, London W1S | 1 minute from Smythson
Founded in 1774, Sotheby's is the world’s oldest art auction house. Sales today command record sums for items. Notable sales range from 'Danseuse au Repos' ... More
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Sotheby's
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
34-35 New Bond Street, Fitzrovia, London W1K | 1 minute from Smythson
Founded in 1774, Sotheby's is the world’s oldest art auction house. Sales today command record sums for items. Notable sales range from 'Danseuse au Repos' ... More
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Delvaux
London > Shopping > Clothing
36 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Smythson
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Daniel Sloss: Hubris
London > Events > Comedy †Dates: Saturday 31st October 2020 at 5pm and 8.45pm
Smythson, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 5 minutes from Smythson
Intelligent observational humour from the internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish stand-up with special guest Kai Humphries....More
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Russell Brand: Brand-emic
London > Events > Comedy †Dates: Sunday 15th November 2020 - 7pm
Smythson, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 5 minutes from Smythson
The controversial stand-up offers a spontaneous and socially distant survey of fast approaching Armageddon....More
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An Evening With Debbie Harry & Chris Stein
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Monday 16th November 2020 - 8pm
Smythson, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 5 minutes from Smythson
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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 5 minutes from Smythson
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
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Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 6 minutes from Smythson
The historic Regent Street Cinema is where the first ever performance of moving images took place. Created by the Lumière brothers, the film was shown as ... More
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 7 minutes from Smythson
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
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Halcyon Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
144-146 New Bond Street, W1S | 1 minute from Smythson
One of the largest and most spectacular gallery spaces in London, Halcyon Gallery's magnificent flagship gallery at 144-146 New Bond Street is a five-storey, 12,000 square ... More
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Victoria Miro Mayfair
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
14 St George Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Smythson
Three decades after opening her first gallery in Cork Street, Victoria Miro returns to Mayfair to open a third space in October 2013. The gallery, designed ... More
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Omer Tiroche Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21 Conduit Street, W1S | 1 minute from Smythson
Mayfair art gallery owned by Omer Tiroche , considered one of London's most exciting young dealers. The focus is on modern, post-war and contemporary ... More
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Sotheby's Cafe
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
34 Bond Street, Fitzrovia, London W1A2AA | 1 minute from Smythson
Relax in the sumptous surroundings of the world’s most famous auction house and enjoy good food in a sophisticated setting. The Afternoon Tea menu offers house-blended ... More
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Lucknow 49
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
49 Maddox Street, W1S | 1 minute from Smythson
Posh kebabs, fragrant biryanis and dishes based on the beloved food of the Mughal emperors inspire much of the cooking at Lucknow 49, a neighbourhood Indian ... More
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Browns Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
47 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Smythson
Brasserie ... More
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from Smythson
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 7 minutes from Smythson
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 10 minutes from Smythson
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
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The House of Elemis
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
2 Lancashire Court, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Smythson
Following a major redesign, the Elemis flagship spa in Mayfair re-launched as the House of Elemis in 2015. More than just a spa, it's 'a couture ... More
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AllBright Mayfair
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24-26 Maddox Street, W1S | 2 minutes from Smythson
Named after the former USA Secretary of State, Madeline Albright, who famously said "There's a special place in hell for women who don't help ... More
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Nyumba
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6-7 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 3 minutes from Smythson
Presided over by the outrageous, extravagant artist Michael Charalambous, Nyumba is not so much a unisex salon as a place of rest and relaxation, boasting some ... More
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from Smythson
One of two venues belonging to The Meredith Group who also run The Portman in Portman Village, The Only Running Footman is a popular pub, restaurant ... More
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Punch Bowl
London > Nightlife > Pubs
41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from Smythson
Famous for its famous owner, the Punch Bowl became a celebrity hang-out when Guy Ritchie split up with Madonna. The director of 'Lock, Stock & Two ... More
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 7 minutes from Smythson
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
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No. 41
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
41 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Smythson
No. 41 located at 41 Conduit Street in the heart of Mayfair is a stylish nightclub offering opulent furnishings and a luxurious setting. Innovative cocktails and ... More
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Sketch - The Parlour and East Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Smythson
The Parlour, a restaurant and bar reserved for Sketch members, club nights and private events at night, is decked out in pinks, oranges, vibrant prints and ... More
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Mr Fogg's Residence
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Bruton Lane, Mayfair, London W1J | 3 minutes from Smythson
Modelled on the very home that Jules Verne's eccentric Mr Phileas Fogg would have come home to after travelling the world in 80 days, ... More
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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 3 minutes from Smythson
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from Smythson
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 6 minutes from Smythson
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More

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