A London institution, Harrods first opened at it's present location with three employees. It grew rapidly, employing a staff of 100 by 1880. After a disastrous fire destroyed the store in 1883, the present building was built.
Today Harrods features over 330 departments in over 1,000,000 square feet of retail space making it the largest individual store in the United Kingdom. Most of the merchandise is upscale and designer with corresponding prices - not a store for penny pinching.
Harrods aims to provide all shoppers with a pleasant experience and does have a dress code to try and facilitate this. Essentially this means no entry without appropriate footwear and clean clothing. Clothing with offensive slogans or images is not allowed.
There is an amazing choice of restaurants within the store - 26 in total ranging from quick snacks and deserts all the way up to fine dining.
For more information about the Harrods visit their official website link below.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: HarrodsFee: No
- Monday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Tuesday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Wednesday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Thursday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Friday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Saturday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Sunday: 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Category: Department Stores
87-135 Brompton Road
London SW1X 7XL
Phone: +44 20 7730 1234
Christine S. Jul-31-2019
I mean, what is a first trip to London if you don't browse Harrods? We high tailed it straight to the food hall and Harrods themed merchandise section... Read More
Bunny G. Jul-24-2019
It's like shopping during the holidays, massive crowds moving like slow herds thru the store. But that did not deter us from shopping luxury items that I... Read More
Tom S. Jul-03-2019
Yeah, sure the reputation of this iconic shopping Mecca is world known. People from round the glob come here to ogle and purchase items both luxurious and... Read More
Accommodations near Harrods:
|Tube Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Piccadilly Line||Knightsbridge Station||5 minutes|
|District and Circle Line||South Kensington Station||13 minutes|
How to get to Harrods by Tube
Walking Distance from either Tube Station. No bus needed.
From Knightsbridge Station take the Harrods exit which is right outside the store.
From South Kensington Station exit onto Thurloe Street and go to your left and then stay right until on Thurloe Place. Continue on Thurloe Place and continue on Brompton. Harrods is ahead on the right.
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