Marylebone Guide

Marylebone is an inner city neighbourhood located in the very heart of London. Surrounded by some of London’s most famous destinations, Marylebone is a truly unique part of London.

Just away from the hustle and bustle of London’s most busy and touristy streets, Marylebone offers the feel of a neighbourhood whilst remaining cosmopolitan, exciting and culturally rich. Famous around the world for being home to Sherlock Holmes, Oxford Street running along the south of the neighbourhood, Regents Park and Hyde Park on the edges, Marylebone (W1 and NW1) is a Zone 1 area at the very heart of London.

Renowned for being one of London’s most affluent, upmarket and fashionable neighbourhoods, Marylebone is home to many professionals (old and young) who work in central London or The City, international visitors and many a celebrity. Some of the finest properties in London can be found in Marylebone, but prices can be more competitive than other areas such as Mayfair or Knightsbridge – the average price of a property in Marylebone is £1.3 million.

At the heart of Marylebone is Marylebone High Street – one of the finest shopping streets in London. Marylebone High Street is in turn at the centre of ‘Marylebone Village’, a marketing term coined by the major landlord for the area Howard de Walden Estates that refers to the High Street and the surrounding streets.

The shops, restaurants and other businesses that exist in Marylebone very much reflect the tastes of residents – some of the world’s most famous and luxurious brands and stores operate from Marylebone – British designer Paul SmithThe Conran Store and world famous Selfridges department store all call Marylebone home.

Visitors will struggle to find anywhere else offering as much quality and diversity when it comes to food in Marylebone. The restaurants in Marylebone offer every food and style you can imagine – highlights include the coastal Indian food of Michelin starred Trishna, modern Japanese and sushi at Dinings, infamous Middle Eastern offerings in the Edgware Road and fascinating Fusion cuisine at The Providores and Tapa Room in Marylebone High Street.

Many people call Marylebone home because of just how much it has to offer – continue to look around our Marylebone guide to find our more about the area.

A map of Marylebone’s boundaries:

By , last updated: August 16, 2014