A Guide to St Christopher’s Place
St Christopher’s Place is a charming pedestrianised street located just off Oxford Street in the heart of London. It offers a mix of restaurants, cafes, an art gallery, and independent and high-street shops. Only a short 2-minute stroll from Bond Street station, the colourful streets of this charming area are littered with an array of alfresco dining spots, where you can relax and recharge. Throughout the year St Christopher’s Place hosts special events where you can enjoy live music performances and seasonal celebrations, so keep an eye out and don’t forget to rally a few of your loved ones for a special day out.
Where to shop
Whilst exploring the various boutiques and stores in St Christopher’s Place, you’ll find a range of fashion, beauty and lifestyle shops offering unique and stylish products.
Astrid & Miyu
Astrid & Miyu is a contemporary jewellery brand known for its minimalistic, contemporary, and stylish designs. Inside the store you will find a range of beautiful jewellery collections, a bracelet-welding section, where you can design your very own bracelet and a downstairs ear piercing studio. You can mix and match from a stylish range of studs, hoops and eye-catching ear cuffs to create your very own unique combination.
Enter PLATFORM and you will find an incredible selection of over 20 sustainable, independent, and emerging designers, from fashion, accessories to homeware. Craftsmanship and quality are at the heart of what they do, believing in slow fashion and small production. You will find beautiful and stylish clothes suitable for day and night, ethically made with luxurious fabric. Some of the brands include Stacey Chan, The Array, Donatella Balsamo Jewellery, Juvetti, and Byam England, to name a few.
The Mulberry store in St Christopher’s Place offers a selection of their iconic bags, as well as leather accessories. Their signature design approach playfully interprets British heritage for modern lifestyles through their bags, accessories, and jewellery. It’s a great place to explore their latest collections and to treat yourself to a slice of luxury.
Step inside to find luxury and award-winning face, hair, bath and body products made from natural ingredients sourced from Provence and across the Mediterranean. You can book a mini facial and have products picked and tailored for your skin, it’s a great way to try and test the products and have an expert on hand to assist with your skincare and beauty needs!
Rituals is a lifestyle brand that offers a wide range of body care, home, and wellness products. You will find body care products like their popular shower foams, body creams, and scrubs, as well as home fragrances, scented candles, teas, along with loungewear and robes. You can test and try out most of their products in-store to make sure you get the perfect fragrance for you.
Castle Fine Art
Discover unique artworks by local and international artists at Castle Fine Art, enter the gallery and enjoy original and limited-edition works from some of the most innovative and talented artists. Explore, discover, and walk away with a beautiful piece to brighten up any room in your house.
Where to Eat
St Christopher’s Place is home to a variety of restaurants and eateries, offering a range of cuisines to suit different tastes. Whether you’re in the mood for Italian, French, Asian, or British cuisine, you’ll find something to satisfy your palate. Many of the restaurants have outdoor seating, allowing you to soak up the atmosphere while enjoying your meal and drinks.
Known for their signature ‘Flat Iron’ steaks, which are taken from the often-underused feather blade of the animal that has exceptional flavour and tenderness. Flat Iron is all about offering a minimal yet exceptional menu of ‘Flat Iron’ steaks and delicious sides. Look out for the specials board which features some amazing off-menu cuts such as the flavoursome and tender Wagyu steak. Before leaving you will be given a small silver steak knife token to exchange for a free ice cream, on your way out. The perfect way to end your meal as you leave the restaurant.
Isola San Carlo
Isola by San Carlo Italian Brasserie and bar offers an inviting lunch and dinner menu. Dishes include Burrata al Pomodoro, Filetto al Barolo, Gamberoni Sicilia and Aragosta Grigliata. Dine inside or soak up the buzz of St Christopher’s place outside while you sit back, relax and tuck into some incredible Italian dishes.
Visit James Street to find an array of restaurants, offering cuisines from all over the world, restaurants include Ping Pong, Bone Daddies, Homeslice, Slim Chickens and Patty&Bun. This place really is a hidden gem!
For more information visit: www.stchristophersplace.com
Photography by Nyla Sammons