Think of luxury department store Fortnum & Mason, and treats such as decadent afternoon teas, opulent hampers and even a food hall fit for a Queen spring to mind. But how much do you really know about this prestigious London location, first founded on Duke Street in 1707? Its illustrious past is brought to life as we explore its history and speak to Fortnum & Mason Archivist, Dr Andrea Tanner.
The Fortnum & Mason flagship store is located at 181 Piccadilly, W1A 1ER. Secondary stores are based inside St Pancras International station and Heathrow Terminal 5.