Blandford Street London W1 is located in the north western section of the London W1 postcode area, between Marylebone Road NW1 and Oxford Street W1. Blandford Street runs east from Gloucester Place W1 to its junction with Marylebone High Street W1 and Thayer Street W1.
Blandford Street, which has junctions with Baker Street W1, Chiltern Street W1 and Manchester Street W1, is part of the Portman estate and named after Blandford Forum in Dorset.
Blandford Street is home to an variety of shops, bars and restaurants, including the child friendly Giraffe restaurant, which serves a wide range of international dishes at 6-8 Blandford Street W1. Another excellent restaurant located here is the intimate Fairuz Lebanese restaurant, located at 3 Blandford Street W1. Established in 1998, Fairuz has become a popular eating venue where diners can enjoy large portions of eastern Mediterranean dishes, accompanied by fine wine. A takeaway service is also available at Fairuz.
Blandford Street is located 150m north of Manchester Square W1, home of the Wallace Collection, an extensive collection of 16th-19th century art, located within Hertford House.
The Wallace Collection was the private art collection of the Hertford family and Sir Richard Wallace, which was left to the nation by Lady Wallace in 1897, with a view to making it free for all to enjoy. Works from artists including Gainsborough and Rembrandt are displayed at Hertford House, which holds a variety of special events throughout the year. Admission is free to Hertford House, which is open between 10.00am-17.00pm daily.
Blandford Street is located 500m north-west of Bond Street Underground Station, which provides Jubilee and Central Line services to destinations including Oxford Circus, Marble Arch and Tottenham Court Road.
Blandford Street: Tube (underground)
|Baker Street Station
||Hammersmith & City - Metropolitan - Bakerloo - Circle line - Jubilee
|Bond Street Station
||Central - Jubilee
|Marble Arch Station
|Regents Park Station