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400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1U 1AB
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Mon to Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 11.30am-6pm (11.30-12pm for browsing)

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SelfridgesDon't be fooled into thinking that this huge department store is simply a Mecca for commercialism and shopaholics. Selfridges has a truly fascinating history that supports its excellent reputation for providing a huge range of high quality goods. Emphasising the ethos that "shopping should be fun", the stores original founder, US entrepreneur Harry Gordon Selfridge, defined the shop's hands-on, theatrical image that has endured since its opening in 1909. A lover of all things scientific, unusual exhibits were often used to attract and amaze customers - John Logie Baird carried out his first public demonstration of television from the first floor of the store in 1925, it was in Selfridges that 12,000 people viewed the monoplane used to complete the first cross-Channel flight, while a seismograph installed on the third floor, recorded tremors from the Belgian earthquake in 1938. This tradition for unique displays and unusual exhibitions continues to this day and is a major reason to visit the store. Selfridges' ever-changing window displays always attract immense interest and are consistently groundbreaking and often controversial - one of the most bizarre has to be the series of Japanese-inspired characters used to depict scenes from TV dating shows, which in turn encouraged shoppers to record their own personal video ad in one of the dating pods located in-store. Scores of excellent clothes retailers, a superb Food Hall, and a number of first class restaurants all under one roof make Selfridges, understandably, the biggest draw on Oxford Street.

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The Beaumont Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £333† 27% off
8 Balderton Street, Brown Hart Gardens, W1K | 2 minutes from Selfridges
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Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £91† 23% off
19-25 Granville Place, W1H | 2 minutes from Selfridges
Tucked away in a quiet spot beside Selfridges with Oxford St, Bond St and Hyde Park on the doorstep. Guests can enjoy free high-speed Wi-Fi on ... More
Mandeville Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £116† 27% off
Mandeville Place, W1U | 3 minutes from Selfridges
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Marks & Spencer
London > Shopping > Department Stores
458 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 1 minute from Selfridges
This enduring retail partnership began back in 1894 in a small shop in Manchester, but Marks and Spencer (M & S) now boasts more than 300 ... More
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House of Fraser
London > Shopping > Department Stores
318 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 5 minutes from Selfridges
Since changing hands in 2006, the House of Fraser chain has seen a major shake-up. This flagship store is keen to usurp condescending Oxford Street neighbours ... More
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Fenwick of Bond Steet
London > Shopping > Department Stores
63 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1A | 7 minutes from Selfridges
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London > Shopping > Office Supply
Selfridges, Ground Floor 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
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Celine
London > Shopping > Clothing
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
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Selfridges, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 5 minutes from Selfridges
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London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 17th January to 7th March 2020 - 10am-6pm
Selfridges, 17-19 Davies Street, W1K | 6 minutes from Selfridges
An installation of works spanning the five decades of the artist's career, arranged like objects in a box which are visible from the street....More
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Dan Flavin: For Prudence
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Selfridges, 8 Davies Street, W1K | 7 minutes from Selfridges
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Selfridges
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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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marble Arch, W1C | 5 minutes from Selfridges
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Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from Selfridges
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 3 minutes from Selfridges
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Gallery Elena Shchukina
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10 Lees Place, Mayfair, London W1K | 3 minutes from Selfridges
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W1H | 4 minutes from Selfridges
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London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
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London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
Modern European Cuisine... More
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Selfridges & Co, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Selfridges
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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London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Selfridges
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 10 minutes from Selfridges
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 3 minutes from Selfridges
This beautiful garden just off Oxford Street and close to Selfridges occupies an unlikely position - above an electricity sub-station. Brown Hart Gardens were re-opened in ... More
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
49 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Selfridges
Found on the top floor of Claridge's, the Health Club & Spa provides the chance to enjoy relaxing treatments while looking across London. In the spa, ... More
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6-7 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 6 minutes from Selfridges
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from Selfridges
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 10 minutes from Selfridges
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5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 10 minutes from Selfridges
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London > Nightlife > Bars
Selfridges Roof Top, 400 Oxford Street, W1A | 1 minute from Selfridges
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London > Nightlife > Bars
31 Duke Street, W1U | 1 minute from Selfridges
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Chakana
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
23 Orchard Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 2 minutes from Selfridges
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 4 minutes from Selfridges
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Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Selfridges
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28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 10 minutes from Selfridges
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