Focused on a high street that stretches from Marylebone Road in the north down to Oxford Street in the south, the area has a number of major north-south routes running through it, as well as small clusters of neatly-kept mews between them. Alongside one of its most famous streets – Harley Street, a globally renowned centre for medical care – Marylebone is currently a high-end shopping destination; renowned for its designer boutiques and luxury homewares stores.
The area also boasts a number of exclusive bars and restaurants, including the current celebrity-favourite, the Chiltern Firehouse.
Chiltern Firehouse, housed in a former Victorian firehouse on Chiltern Street in the heart of Marylebone, offers charmingly retro interiors, attentive service and excellent food. The hotel, restaurant, bar and private club by Andre Balazs is one of London’s trendiest destinations with paparazzi's parked outside most nights of the week. Forget walk-ins and instead book your table weeks in advance to secure a spot.
At La Pâtisserie des Rêves you will find traditional French classics, such as Eclairs, Paris-Brest, Tarte Tatin, Mille-Feuille and St Honore – the best in London.
Tommi’s Burger, a burger chain with two London branches offering superb burgers and steak sandwiches prepared with the best quality ingredients. There is a tray with relish and sauces and a special burger of the month.
Spread over four floors, offering classes everyday of the week in a plethora of styles and for all levels from beginners up to professional yoga teachers. Book yourself in for a private session or Thai massage and you get to check out the Skyview studio which has an innate feeling of tranquility with wonderful views overlooking Marylebone.
Just a 2 minute walk away from Marylebone train station you’ll find LA Fitness Marylebone. You can hit the gym or one of their exercise classes including circuits, step or BodyAttack. You can relax in the sauna or steam room. Or you swim away the stresses of the day in one of their premium swimming pools. So go ahead with the monthly membership options and choose whichever suits you the best.
Shopping has become more popular in Marylebone over the time. Designer boutiques can be found everywhere now. Expect to spend some time shopping during work days, it's an easy way to spend your lunchtimes and some break away from work.
If you love skincare, haircare, bodycare and fragrances from natural ingredients then this is the place for you. The Aesop store can be found on Marylebone High Street. So if you looking to boost up your natural beauty this is the place for you.
Aspinal of London’s colourful frontage and bright coloured window displays, full of the brand’s beautiful handbags will draw you into the store. Inside the store you can find the British heritage handbags, including shoulder and crossbody bags, in addition to clutches and wallets. Womenswear, menswear and kidswear are all also available. So pop into the store to see fashion trends of different seasons.
Even though Daunt Books isn’t hidden but it is certainly a gem. Located on Marylebone High Street. Daunt Books resides within an original Edwardian bookshop that was reported to be the first purpose-built bookshop in the world. So if you have some go down and have a read, you may discover stuff you never knew before.
The paradise for Vintage collectors. The market is housed inside a former department store, and following an extension back in the late 1980s, now contains more than 75 small shops. Dealers stock furniture, jewellery and vintage clothes and art. Once you have stocked up your antique collection, don’t forget to visit the Rooftop Kitchen for some food and some afternoon tea.