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The Parlour

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181 Piccadilly | Fortnum & Mason, London W1A 1ER, England
+44 20 7734 8040
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Today
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Crathorne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the Parlour yesterday for a mid afternoon coffee and milkshakes with my family. We were in London for my sisters 9th birthday and she wanted to visit to have one of F&Ms famous ice cream Sunday / Milkshake. I had previously been a couple of years before and had remembered it being a nice cafe to visit and... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The little cone on the side of my coffee (see photo) really tickled me - a nice touch - plus the coffee was delicious, and for once less expensive than my companion's pot of tea. Mid Saturday morning it was also really quiet. I loved the colour scheme too.

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Thank MACAMAC_12
Leeds, Yorks
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252 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eat here regularly, and will keep going back, it is expensive but worth it, the ice cream sundae are amazing.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was trying to decide between having afternoon tea at the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon or at The Parlour. My husband and I really enjoyed our time at the Jubilee Tea Salon on a prior visit so I was leaning towards that more. But I'm glad we came to The Parlour because it was more appropriate for our kids. They... More 

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Thank EDNP
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great to have the opportunity to visit the parlour again and again The icecreams are superb and the service of the staff and management excellent Every visit is a real treat Thank you for everything

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Thank Bobbyrhodes
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Dissppointing Afternoon tea at F&M was recommended by a friend Lovely pot of tea, juice and sorbets but the service was very average and the scones were stale Sorry F&M, but thought that you should know about this!

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Fortnum and Mason is my favourite department store in London and this is a little gem :) Really gorgeous decor and lovely food - especially love the ice cream! 🍧 A bit pricey but worth it :)

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Thank Ruth C
London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We went as a treat. The chocolosso was yum and the mango sorbet is delicious. Staff are really friendly and the setting is fun. We really enjoyed it but felt £15 total Was a little steep. Go for a treat.

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Thank hanp86
Maidenhead, UK
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513 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 387 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Just visited for sorbet. We were happily shown a table and offered the menu. One portion of mango and one raspberry. Nice glass dish and good portions. Service great. Nice stop for something quick.

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Thank expectant customer
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Went for my 30th birthday on Saturday just gone. Lovely experience. Food was delicious, I had the welsh rarebit which was very tasty! The scones and cake selection were great and loved them all. What made the experience was the customer service, we were looked after by a Spanish waiter apologies I can't remember his name but he really looked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$33 - US$46
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Piccadilly | Fortnum & Mason, London W1A 1ER, England
  • Public Transportation: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo & Piccadilly lines) and Green Park (Jubilee, Victoria & Piccadilly lines) Bus no. 9, 14, 19, 22, 38
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7734 8040

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Mayfair
Set beside some of London's best parks and home to world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic streets will reveal that Michelin stars and chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even if you're on a tight budget, this exceptionally well connected swath of Central London is worth exploring, if only for the chance to take a peak at the goings on of upper crust English society.
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