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Selfridges

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Address: 400 Oxford Street, London W1A 1AB, England
Phone Number: (011) 44-171-318-3693
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Description: Visit London's famous department store for fine cigars and accessories.
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Selfridges > Harrods

I didn't buy any clothing here, but the food level was absolutely amazing. Macarons, juices, personalized nutellas, and tons of other stuff. It's less crowded than Harrods and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This department store is incredible. The have everything your luxury heart desires. Chanel, Salvatore Ferragamo, Chloe, Hermes, and Dior. Its all here. I especialy enjoyed Classic tea at Dollys on the bottom level. The tea is delicious as is the tower of sandwiches, scones, and cakes. Its an experience everyone should enjoy at least once. So bring your Amex and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

In my opinion, the food department at Selfridges is even better than at Harrods. In particular, there's a huge variety of delicious foods of all kinds that you can buy and eat on the premises.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I didn't buy any clothing here, but the food level was absolutely amazing. Macarons, juices, personalized nutellas, and tons of other stuff. It's less crowded than Harrods and offers all of the same things, so I personally thought it was better.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

I love visiting this huge store on Oxford Street although it is a bit too expensive to buy too much the window displays are renowned as probably the best in the capital

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I could not visit all the sections of this massive store. The men's shoe section was my favorite. It beats ' shoe heaven' of Harrods by miles. The selection was exclusive and the range was excellent. The staff were polite and attentive. You could finish most of your shopping here under one roof. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The first time I step into this mall, I thought it's just another watch shop but it's actually the watch section for the mall and that's just the starting of the entire trip for whole of several sections and levels for the mall. WOW!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Each floor of this mammoth department store has a character of its own, generally speaking the higher you go the quieter it becomes. Even if you don't plan on spending any money, its a great opportunity to escape the crowded street outside and enjoy a person viewing of the latest couture. The food court is legendary, there's everything from cupcakes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Thanks to manager sonia and team staff attentive to every need. Blond beer awesome salmon smoked at selfridges club sanwich perfect and hot choclaye is like liqiud choc. Im cpming back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

First visit was impressed with quality, made several purchases - exactly what I'd been looking for. Pick up up catalogue & go early in day, always high on list when in London, something for everyone, unique gifts, homeware from Europe... Now Selfridges deliver to Australia / familiar Brands, great service, online awesome. Still nothing beats being able to touch the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Food court and chocolate section is only worthwhile location to visit here. Staff is beyond pushy; I suspect they would tackle you if you gave them the time of day. Avoid the perfume and make up area at all costs. It’s like a shark feeding frenzy. Not quite as pricey as Harrods however the staff made it intolerable.

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