Poetry Pharmacy in Oxford Street

The Poetry Pharmacy comes to London!

The wait is over: our new shop on Oxford Street is now open!  We're so delighted to have a more permanent London home on the first floor of Lush Spa on Oxford Street with our own Dispensary Coffee shop.  


Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday 10am - 9pm

Sunday 12pm - 6pm


Dispensary Coffee Shop 10am to 7pm 

and 12pm to 6pm on Sunday 




Following the success of our satellite at Lush Studio Soho at the end of 2023, we are delighted to have found a more permanent home for the Poetry Pharmacy inside the Lush Spa on Oxford Street

Our emporium of bookish delights, literary gifts, and poetical remedies for the restoration of the self can be found on the first floor, along with our Dispensary Coffee Shop, which serves freshly ground coffee supplied by Shropshire roasters Hundred House Coffee.  Our new London team is managed by the wonderful Maya Rowland, and is open every day from 10 til 9 (12 - 6 on Sundays).

A massive thank you to our hosts at the Lush for helping us put it all together!


How the collaboration with Lush came about...


11th December 2021 – email message via website 

Hello there

I was a judge in the recent Holly and Co competition, and I wanted you to win. Disappointing.... now everything is out of stock? Doubly disappointing. If it’s not out of stock but a system error and you would like to sell me stuff drop me a line. Mark Constantine x


This came out of the blue after the Poetry Pharmacy had been on an Independent Business Award shortlist for the High Street Shop award in a competition run by entrepreneur and champion of small businesses Holly Tucker. We had no idea that Lush were judging us and had come as secret shoppers earlier in 2021.  

 

So started a developing friendship with Mark, and then more widely, members of the Lush team with our tiny business in Bishop’s Castle in Shropshire. We were absolutely over the moon to have been invited to take over the Lush London HQ front-of-house in Beak Street at the end of 2023, and so grateful to all our good friends at Lush who generously created the space and supported us along the way!  Maya is the face of the Poetry Pharmacy at Lush and now manages our new Poetry Pharmacy inside the Lush Spa on Oxford Street. You're warmly welcome to come and see us there!