When it comes to Westminster, one cannot fail to mention St. James, the area from which one of the busiest parks in England takes its name, as well as the hub of London's intellectual life for a long time. Here you will find some of the most exclusive and traditional shops and clubs. Here, in other words, you can have a true British experience.
St. James's is an upscale area near Buckingham Palace with several fine restaurants. The Royal Haymarket and Her Majesty's Theatre offer West End performances. Christie's auction house is surrounded by art galleries, while Piccadilly is home to the famous Royal Academy of Arts. Upscale shops include Fortnum & Mason, with an up-market food and beverage space, and Jermyn Street tailors. St. James's Park is popular for picnics.