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Penhaligon's

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Address: 41 Wellington Street | WC2, London WC2E 7BN, England
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+44 20 7836 2150
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Traditional perfume and cosmetics shop.

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Going to hundreds of years old perfume shop might seem a luxury, but the selection of perfumes is seductive and the staff are knowledgeable and welcome. Visiting is an education... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
manixe
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Los Angeles, California
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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334 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best shopping experiences we ever had! The staff were extremely friendly, attentive and knowledgeable about all the unique scents they sell. We tried some different perfumes and ended up with buying 2 of them. And... we love them!

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Thank catztravelling
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, it's like a love spell..Or like falling in love for the first time. That is how I describe my first encounter with Penhaligons. I still remember vividly how I was lured by the scent at Burlington Arcade Penhaligons store. The moment I entered I knew I cannot leave without taking one back home. Me and my partner spent almost... More 

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Thank zazayaman
Hanoi, Vietnam
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travelled to London to meet my friends and to visit Penhaligon's and both was worth it. This is my first perfume purchase ever and I had my eyes on a bottle of Penhaligon's Lothair. However since this is not a perfume review website I'm just going to say that I got exactly what I wished for and more. The... More 

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Thank Sylla B
Chester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My boyfriend took me to this store on Saturday to select me a perfume for my birthday in a months time the gentleman I'm sure was Richard was amazing he took the time to talk about all the perfumes with me really new his stuff and could sense the passion in the products from him. Customer service above and beyond!!

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Thank lozxxxx
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

A crucial moment for personal fragrance. The boutique experience is exemplified here in luxurious detail. I was nothing short of excited by the attentive, glamorous staff. I will remember this time with tenderness. Alas, it could not be - your prices can flip the heck outta here!

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Thank Jack W
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Going to hundreds of years old perfume shop might seem a luxury, but the selection of perfumes is seductive and the staff are knowledgeable and welcome. Visiting is an education in scent, even if you chose not purchase anything.

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King's Lynn, null, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

First visit to any of the stores was New Year's Day the regents street store. Me and my mum had seen the candles in the window display and we both love candles. We went into the store and was approached by a female staff member called melissa,who was very polite. I was looking at the candles and found some which... More 

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Thank Mahala C
Northampton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

The perfume range is amazing, and if they are out of the price range they do some lovely smaller gifts from £20 upwards. Christmas decorations and candles. Staff are happy with you looking but very helpful and informative when picking presents. They always make shopping there a pleasure. Presentation and quality are both consistent standards for this shop that never... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Popped in today to look for something slightly 'heavier' than my usual Penhaligon's fragrance. I explained to Robin what I was looking for and he offered me a choice of half a dozen different fragrances....all within my specifications. I didn't buy today as I wanted to see what the fragrance did on my skin....but I will definitely return to purchase... More 

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Thank Valfirespirit
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Wellington St - a good shopping experience, the staff were very attentive and courteous. I made a purchase from this shop. I then found another Penhaligon's in Covent Gardens, THIS shop was so different while purchasing an item and Had handed my bank card over...I was strayed 5 times with perfume over my neck and both arms...I didn't know if... More 

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