Fortnum & Mason is an upmarket department store in Piccadilly, London. Its headquarters are located at 181 Piccadilly, where it was established in 1707 by William Fortnum and Hugh Mason. Today, it is privately owned by Wittington Investments Limited.
Founded as a grocery store, Fortnum's reputation was built on supplying quality food, and saw rapid growth throughout the Victorian era. The store has since opened several other departments, such as a menswear department, a restaurant and a selection of beauty offerings.
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