Marylebone Area Guide
A fashionable area since the seventeenth century, Marylebone is still known for its gorgeous Georgian streets and classy vibes. Above that, it is a world-famous shopping destination and impresses not only with its first-class restaurants, bars and cafes but also with its rich cultural offering.
Restaurants, bars, cafes
From European goodies and speciality cheese at La Fromagerie on Moxon Street to luxurious macaroons and éclairs at Pierre Marcolini on Marylebone Highstreet and high-end carbs at boulangerie Maison Kayser on Baker Street – Marylebone has a lot to offer.
Whether you are looking for a unique location for your staff to spend their lunch time, indulge yourself with outstanding speciality food or an exceptional place to impress a client, Marylebone has got you covered.
There are also many cultural spots to discover in Marylebone. While Wigmore Hall invites to enjoy classical concerts, the Sherlock Holmes Museum near the detective’s Baker Street address is a must-see for tourists as well as residents. Together with the Wallace Collections, these spots give the area its unique, historical character, that is well recognised around the world.
Above all, Marylebone is best known as a world-famous shopping destination. In contrast to the no less popular Oxford Street, which can often be a bit hectic and overcrowded, Marylebone High Street invites for a much quieter and elegant shopping experience. Among trendy fashion brands, fashionable furnishing stores, such as Conrad and Skandium, it is also home to the famous Daunt Books, housed in a former Edwardian bookshop with oak galleries and beautiful skylights. The store is not only known for its extensive travel literature, including guide books, maps and language reference organised by country, it is also known as a first-rate stop for literary fiction, biography, gardening and much more.
Lastly, Marylebone has excellent transport links, with its Baker Street station offering connections to the Jubilee, Metropolitan, District and Circle lines. Also, Marylebone station, the smallest and youngest of London’s mainline stations, builds a very convenient link to stations in the Chilterns and West Midland making it stress-free for commuters to get to work.