Paxton and Whitfield in St. James, London SW1Y
- by CityWest Residential
Elegant Georgian squares, trendy gastropubs, stores like Paxton and Whitfield and a vibrant theatre scene combine to ensure the leafy residential neighbourhood of St. James’ remains high on the list of discerning buyers searching for a smart Central London property.
Established in 1797, Paxton and Whitfield at 93, Jermyn Street is one of London’s finest cheesemongers and has the distinction of holding two royal warrants of appointment. This family-owned cheese emporium with polite, well-informed staff stocks a range of exceptional local and imported cheeses, sweet and savoury accompaniments, fantastic hampers, cheese accessories and celebration cheese cakes.
The tantalising aroma hits you as you step inside the brightly-lit store. Pause at the ‘Cheese Counter’ to sample the mouth-watering hard and soft cheeses, especially the highly recommended Stilton. If you’re pressed for time purchase a cut cheese collection, comprising three to four cheeses that complement each other.
Paxton and Whitfield’s fabulous array of accompaniments - artisan cheese biscuits, hams and pates, traditional chutneys, preserves and fine wines - are perfect to pair with your selected cheeses.
The store’s luscious cheesecakes are a hit at weddings. Their cheese hampers make original gifts for colleagues, friends and family members. Another great buy are their stylish accessories such as cheese boards and porcelain plates.
Definitely worth visiting, Paxton and Whitfield has a Cheese society open to lovers of quality cheese.
Opening times: Mondays to Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM and on Sundays from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Getting there: Piccadilly Circus tube station and Green Park tube station are less than five minutes away.
For information on property for sale or to rent near Jermyn Street in St. James’, please contact CityWest Residential, leading estate agents in Westminster.