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JJ FOX, St James st, London

I visited JJ Fox in May 2013 whilst on business in London and had a great experience, from sitting in Winston Churchills chair to enjoying a fine cigar in the upstairs cigar lounge overlooking the streets of London.

The walk in humidor is well stocked with cigars from all over the world including America.

The staff were very informative and made my experience very enjoyable.

This is a British institution not to be missed when in London.

This is straight from their website

We have been trading in fine tobacco and smokers' accessories from19 St James's Street for over 200 years and our customers have included discriminating smokers from all walks of life - from commoners to kings. Among them have been Sir Winston Churchill, Oscar Wilde, British and Foreign Royalty, the officer's mess of famous British regiments, and the leading lights of the stage, film, sport, tv, radio, music and literature.

Our world famous tobacco business started with Robert Lewis, who began trading fine tobacco inSt James's Streetin 1787. James J Fox was formed in Dublinin 1881 and opened its first tobacco shop inLondonin 1947. Fox acquired the business of Robert Lewis on 14 September 1992, uniting two of the most respected names in the cigar world. Both companies now trade as JJ Fox (St James's) Ltd and run the cigar departments of Harrods and Selfridges. The shop onSt James's streetis managed by Mrs Jean Clark who, in 1999, was the first recipient of the Cuban cigar industry's prestigious annual Silver Chaveta award (the design of which was based on the famousHavanacigar maker's knife) as the "UK's top specialist inHavanas'. We are also among the very few shops to be exempt from the smoking ban. It is therefore possible to enjoy your purchase in our shop atSt James's Streetas a sample with the view to buy more if you wish.

Harrods in London's Knightsbridge is one of the largest department stores in the world and has over one million square feet of selling space in over 330 departments.The store's motto is Omnia Omnibus Ubique - All Things for All People, Everywhere - which includes the world's most famous cigar aficionados.Harrods in Knightsbridge has two exceptional cigar departments: one on the ground floor, and another for especially discerning customers on the lower ground floor.The cigar departments are run by Mr Paul Bielby.

Selfridges is a world famous chain of department stores in theUK. Its flagship shop, which is a shrine for dedicated shoppers from all over the world inLondon'sOxford Streetis the second largest shop in theUK, after Harrods, and was opened on 15 March 1909. Our department on the lower ground floor opposite customer service is managed by Mr Emil Lasek.

http://www.jjfox.co.uk

James J.Fox

19 St James's Street

London

SW1A 1ES

Telephone:- 0207 9303787 Fax:- 0207 9251465

Email:- freddie@jjfox.co.uk

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