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Lock & Co. Hatters

St. James's
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Address: London, England
Phone Number:
+44 20 7930 8874
09:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Sat 09:30 - 17:00

Find a custom-made hat and up-scale

accessories at this fine specialty...

Find a custom-made hat and up-scale

accessories at this fine specialty shop.

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Great shop

We were waited on immediately by a kind gentleman who brought me to exactly what I wanted. I was disappointed to learn that most hats are mass produced and not hand made. We will... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
Leo S
Crystal River, Florida
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend a trip to this store while visiting London. The staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. It was a neat experience overall.

Thank Macy C
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

I needed a straw sun hat for my unfeasibly large head and was so pampered and pleased by the most helpful lady that I am still smiling from the lovely experience! We were offered a visit to the hat museum which was actually the hi-light of our day! Definitely worth a visit.

Thank the finlays f
LockHatters, Manager at Lock & Co. Hatters, responded to this review

Dear Finlays F Thank you for your kind review. I am very happy that you enjoyed your visit! we always strive to provide a memorable experience. I look forward to your next visit. Best Regards. More 

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

I ordered a size 57 Vienna Fedora online and when the hat arrived I realized it was too late. I immediately returned it and applied for an exchange with a size 56. The hat was on sale so I asked customer service to save a size 56 for me (which at that time was available) while the 57 was travelling... More 

Thank Claudio O
LockHatters, Manager at Lock & Co. Hatters, responded to this review

Dear Claudio Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am sorry to hear about your online order experience. Unfortunately, the sale has proved very popular and as the website transacts 24 hours a day globally hats are always selling. Due to this some hats sold out very quickly. I apologise for any disappointment that you may... More 

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12 reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Elegant & gentlemanly place with qualified staff, were you can find the real gentelman's hats ready to wear or custom tailored for you - the Place of tailored hats.

Thank SebastianLiviuCiorba
LockHatters, Manager at Lock & Co. Hatters, responded to this review

Dear Sebastian Thank you for your kind words. I am glad that you enjoyed your visit to Locks! We look forward to welcoming you again! Regards More 

Herzliya, Israel
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A beautiful hat shop going back for decades . All hand made . Go have a look and a warm welcome from the owners . If you ask about the price you probably can't afford it!

Thank Gidons51
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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26 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Have ( up to now ) added 4 hats from Lock to my collection using their online service Hats are perfect and fit spot on. Have 2 caps, a trilby and just taken delivery of a traditional homburg..with my initials added to the internal leather band. It is beautiful. Have also e mailed the shop for help and product information.... More 

Thank Michael S
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2 reviews
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Every time I visit London I also visit Lock & Co Hatters. Never dissatisfied when I leave, only looking forward to my next visit. The minute you walk through the door to this charming store, it feels like you walk back in time. The staff is amazing. Super professional, kind, smiling, polite, and always helpful.

Thank Flemming B
Crystal River, Florida
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

We were waited on immediately by a kind gentleman who brought me to exactly what I wanted. I was disappointed to learn that most hats are mass produced and not hand made. We will return next year though!

Thank Leo S
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I visited Lock & co to enquire about stitching repairs to my vintage homburg. I browsed around the shop also. The homburg was accepted for repair, on the basis that they would telephone me with the price so that the bill could be settled by card, the hat would then be returned to me by dhl couriers. I can confirm... More 

Thank ivanhoe6366
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

If you are interested in the highest quality hats, Lock & Co. should be on you "must visit" list for London. Established in 1676, the firm has provided hats for a discerning and historic clientele. Visitors will find traditional and less common hats, to include tweed hats and caps, deerstalkers, polo caps, Panama hats, fedoras, homburgs, and even a fez.... More 

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St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII, the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier destination for high end craft and bespoke design. Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing junction of Piccadilly Circus at its northeast corner and none of Central London too far away, this is an surprisingly central and accessible part of town, especially given its prosperous demeanor.
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