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James Smith & Sons Ltd.

James Smith & Sons Ltd. Review

This has to be the world's ultimate umbrella shop, and a must for anyone interested in real Victorian London. The family-owned shop has been in this location on a corner of New Oxford Street since 1857, and sells every kind of umbrella, cane, and walking stick imaginable. The interior is unchanged since the 19th century; you will feel as if you have stepped back in time. If the umbrellas are out of your price range, James Smith also sells smaller accessories and handmade wooden bowls.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Hazelwood House, 53 New Oxford St., Bloomsbury, London, WC1A 1BL | Map It
  • Phone: 020/7836–4731
  • Hours: Closed Sun.
  • Website:
  • Subway: Tottenham Court Rd., Holborn
  • Location: Bloomsbury and Holborn
Updated: 02-28-2014

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