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James J. Fox & Robert Lewis

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Cigars lover chasing Sir Winston Churchill

As a cigars lover I had to visit this historical place. Great classy atmosphere, a very nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The right place for cigar lovers

Since I love cigars, this was during my stay in London one of favourite places. In grand floor is a... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Bratislava, Slovakia
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In business for more than 100 years, this merchant is well-known for selling fine quality aged cigars.
19 St. James's Street, London SW1A 1ES, England
St. James's
(011) 44-171-493-9009
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a cigars lover I had to visit this historical place. Great classy atmosphere, a very nice collection of good habanos and super nice, gentle and cool people to help you and explain cigars following your taste instruction. The first floor lounge is awesome, you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Since I love cigars, this was during my stay in London one of favourite places. In grand floor is a cigar shop, where you can actually try cigars. The range of cigars is huge and stuff is friendly and give you best advices. upstairs is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank marianb813
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I first visited the Fox store in Dublin on Grafton Street many years ago and have returned to it everytime I visit as they have the finest selection of Cuban cigars I've ever seen, but more importantly the most friendly and knowledgeable staff I've ever...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RickMGA
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

If you love cigars then this place is for you. The worlds second oldest cigar store! Awesome knowledgeable staff! A walk in humidor with 1.5 million pounds worth of cigars! And you can smoke indoors paradise

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JohnC200
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I was traveling in London with my Dad and Brothers. We found this on TripAdvisor and had to make a trip. This organisation is teaming with history and culture. We bought a few Romeo y Julieta Short Churchill Cigars (we thought it fitting to go...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

We visited in January 2018 and the experience was great from start to finish. The staff were very knowledgeable and recommended a cigar from Nicaragua which they clipped and lit for me and I then took my time to enjoy it in their smoking lounge...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DannyT90125
Reviewed 1 November 2017

There are Tobacconist, then there is THE Tobacconist! Some wonder why these places even still exist. One visit to James J. Fox and you'll understand. It's a sort of museum of Tobacconist experience. Prices are decent, the decor of the place is unbelievable and most...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Birah D
Reviewed 4 September 2017

this has been a bucket list destination for me for about 20 years. although I've been coming to London a lot recently, I finally had the opportunity to visit last week. the heritage and history makes it unique. it's been in business for over 200...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BobbyK312
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Visited the store not so long ago. New to smoking cigars, so did a bit of online reading about basics. Went to the store and was met with highly attentive staff member who led me to their huge walk in humidor (cigar smoker's heaven) and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Rustam_A
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

4 of us (3 Canadian and one American) dropped in for Cigars. Staff was very friendly and told us about Churchill's favourite cigar smoking chair. The chair is open to the public and anyone can sit on it. This spot is rich in history, culture,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Paul K
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St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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18 June 2015|
Response from RickMGA | Reviewed this property |
10 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday Choose at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.