My Independent Marylebone

Discover a curated mix of individual and independent stores in the leafy streets of Marylebone Village, minutes from Oxford Street and Bond Street.

A true village in the heart of London’s West End, it has an abundance of fashion and beauty boutiques, lifestyle brands and eateries, all bursting with originality and plenty of character. 

While exploring the village, customers can often expect to meet the owners, designers and creators behind these independent companies. Here are a selection to discover in Marylebone Village.

Each week we will be profiling a selection of the independent and individual businesses to discover in Marylebone Village.

Oona Series
Oona Series is a barre-based, full-body workout studio. Owner Catie Miller holds many of the classes herself from high-intensity interval training to Pilates.
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Delamina is an eastern Mediterranean restaurant run by husband and wife team Limor and Amir Chen. Delamina’s recipes are both healthy and packed with flavour, with an emphasis on grilling and roasting, a generous use of herbs and spices and the celebration of high-quality raw ingredients, particularly vegetables.
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La Brasseria
La Brasseria’s owners Alberto and Andrea Fraquelli are from a family of restaurant owners. Their grandfather, Lorenzo Fraquelli, founded Spaghetti House, London’s first ever Italian restaurant chain, in the 1950s. In 2000 their father decided to set up his own group of restaurants and Andrea joined him, followed by his brother Alberto. They opened La Brasseria in 2018 and are renowned for their delicious Italian dishes in the heart of Marylebone. The restaurant boasts a beautiful terrace to eat al fresco and watch the world go by.
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David Mellor
David Mellor makes some of the most beautiful, durable and functional tableware imaginable. Named after its founder and now run by his son, creative director Corin Mellor, the brand is best known for its cutlery, but its collection also includes exceptional crockery, glassware and table accessories.
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Blandford Comptoir
Owned by sommelier extraordinaire Xavier Rousset, Blandford Comptoir offers a relaxed and informal atmosphere to enjoy great Mediterranean food and wine. Showcasing well-sourced ingredients, the menu features a selection of meat, seafood and vegetable small and large plates to enjoy individually or shared.
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La Fromagerie
One of the finest cheesemongers in London, La Fromagerie features a maturing cellar, a dedicated walk-in cheese room and an affineur (cheese specialist), who is on hand to help with selections. Owner Patricia Michelson and her team have also created a Supper Club, whereby they sell produce for a full 3 courses plus a cheese course, with suggested wine for customers to order.

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Renowned restaurant Caldesi, has been serving the community authentic Italian food for over 18 years. Caffe Caldesi opened in Marylebone Lane in 2002 as an informal bar and restaurant showcasing regional Italian cooking and great wines. In 2005 Katie and Giancarlo opened a cookery school next door, La Cucina Caldesi. This year they opened an Italian Food Emporium on Marylebone High Street, providing a variety of fresh produce, food and coffee to take away.
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David Penton and Son
David Penton & Son was established in 1841 and is the oldest shop on Marylebone Lane. It is the perfect 'one stop' hardware shop with its range of tools, hardware, cleaning, electrical and plumbing goods. The staff offer advice to customers as well as being able to supply all the tools of the trade.
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Mr and Mrs Small
Adnan Mohammed started Mr & Mrs Small when he decided he had enough of his life in the city. He met Obi, a rescue dog, and decided this was the route he wanted to take, to help other dogs whilst their owners were busy. The store opened in 2019 and sells premium canine products alongside a dog friendly cafe, found on New Cavendish Street.
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Paul Rothe & Son
The Rothe family has been serving Marylebone residents since 1900. The delicatessen Paul Rothe & Son offers a huge selection of freshly made sandwiches and hot food, including their famous soups, which have drawn in passers-by for generations. Add an eclectic range of jams, marmalades and condiments of all kinds, and it is easy to see why Paul Rothe remains a favourite of the locals.
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Joseph Cheaney & Sons
Joseph Cheaney & Sons is an iconic, family-run shoe making business. They are one of the few British manufacturers who don’t outsource the initial production of their shoes internationally. Established in 1886, they continue to create quintessentially British footwear, from boots to brogues and loafers. They have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade, one the UK’s most prestigious business awards.
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KJ's Laundry
Co-owners Kate and Jane have uncovered interesting and highly wearable brands from all over the world, showcased in their store on Marylebone Lane, KJ’s Laundry. Each season they seek out the most stylish pieces from a variety of unique labels. The boutique stocks cult favourites such as Samantha Sung and Sessun, as well as an exciting and ever-changing repertoire of new finds.
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V V Rouleaux
VV Rouleaux is a destination shop for designers and decorators, brides and party planners, lovers of colour and texture, and anyone just looking for inspiration. Annabel Lewis founded VV Rouleaux in 1990 with the belief that “there are no barriers between fashion and decorating, home and catwalk”. Find ribbons, trimmings, buttons, feathers and more in every colour.
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Martel Ram
Style and comfort are the foundations of every creation by Kevin Martel and Charley Ram. Without losing traditional styles, Martel Ram inject creativity, imagination and twenty years of experience into every design.
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John Bell & Croyden
Established in 1798, John Bell & Croyden offers luxury skincare, nutritional supplements, clinical services and medical equipment, providing something for everyone.
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