Home to Buckingham Palace, St James’s is surrounded on two sides by parks, St James’s sits in a busy area. But despite its proximity to Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace the neighborhood has its quite spots.
Notable residents have included at least four prime ministers: Winston Churchill, Edward Smith-Stanley,
William Pitt and William Ewart Gladstone.
St James’s is considered one of London’s hidden gems, some of the finest private gentleman’s club, art gallery, restaurants, hotels, bars, and boutique fashion shops can be found in the area.
Types of Property
The area has a rich history with its iconic landmarks and beautiful architecture, grand Georgian houses to Edwardian mansion block.
The Crown Estate, which owns a large portion of land in St James’s is investing millions upgrading its commercial and residential offering.
Developers like Northacre are redeveloping and creating world class residence like No 1 Palace Street.
Parks and Green Spaces
St James's Park with 58 acres beautiful space and Green Park with its mature trees and grassland.
Shopping and Eatery St James’s
Jermyn Street has a long history dating back to the 16th Century for men’s fashion. It is mentioned that it has the most Royal Warrants of any single street in the country.
When it comes to eatery there is no shortage of fine dining in St James’s:
- Seven Park Place by William Drabble – French Cuisine
- Ginza Onodera – Japanese Cuisine
- The Quilon – Indian Cuisine
- 45 Jermyn St. – British Cuisine
- The Wolseley – European Cuisine
- Caviar House & Prunier – Seaford