Introducing Pimlico Road

11 Pimlico Road (source: Robin Sones for geograph.org.uk)
11 Pimlico Road (source: Robin Sones for geograph.org.uk)

Pimlico Road, just a few minutes walk from Sloane Square, is located in SW1 and connects the areas of Pimlico and Belgravia with Chelsea and boasts some of the areas finest corners to explore. Prior to being named Pimlico Road, the street was called Grosvenor Row throughout the 19th century.

Among insiders, Pimlico Road, London’s is considered the capital’s must-visit destination for those in the know seeking the most tasteful and unusual furnishings and the most interesting artworks and antiques.

Set within the heart of Belgravia, the eclectic mix of retailers create a shopping environment like no other. What sets Pimlico Road apart from other roads, is that this isn’t just a place that bears the names of famous designers, it is where you’ll find the designers and craftsmen and women themselves.

Pimlico Road has a well-earned reputation as one of London’s premier design districts. Its numerous interior design and furniture showrooms include those by Jane Churchill, Soane Britain, Promemoria, Arthur Brett, Joanna Wood and David Linley amongst others. A favourite among connoisseurs, Nicholas Haslam has a space on the adjacent Holbein Place, while Rose Uniacke has recently unveiled a new shop.

A must for antique lovers is a visit to Anthony Outred, HOWE London, Patrick Jefferson and Jamb, while those appreciating old and modern art, will enjoy 18th-century watercolours at Odyssey, European sculpture at Tomasso Brothers, works by Tim Woolcock and Andy Warhol at the Mark Ransom Gallery and contemporary pieces at Plus One.

Beyond furniture, antiques and art, Pimlico Road has many other things to offer too: from cosy and trendy gastro pubs (The Orange, No.11 Pimlico Road), to elegant restaurants (La Poule au Pot) and cafes perfect for watching the world go by (Daylesford), to unique boutique shops. Some of the pubs date back to the 1800s and have preserved their unique charm and atmosphere till today. The photographs below are just a snapshot of the landmark shops and pubs one can find on Pimlico Road.

Pimlico Road
Pimlico Road

Pimlico Road


Source: Grosvenor’s London Estate

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