London Life Shops

Igloo Flowers

July 17, 2014

Wow. A week of sunshine in London. What better way than grab food, sit in parks, buy flowers and be merry.

Summer is here and flowers are in abundance. One little shop I’m a big fan of is Igloo Flowers on Bermondsey Street.  A little gem of a street with lots of fantastic eateries and shops and the wonderful Fashion and Textile Museum.

What I really like about Igloo Flowers is that they are a florist and delicatessen all in one. Many of you know I’m not a fan of many florists as I prefer wild flowers. But Igloo do it differently. Pre-wrapped, well priced and completely unpretentious, people pick up a bunch while they’re getting coffee or sitting in for a little snack.

Really love their facade. It’s very inviting.

Igloo Flowers - Colourliving

Inside it’s dark and moody, but look at this wonderful painting on the back wall!

Igloo Flowers - Colourliving

Loving the copper pots hanging off the ceiling and those lights, yum! Oh, and the food is delicious too.

Igloo Flowers - Colourliving

But foremost I wanted to leave you with flowers. There’s something really wonderful about getting a bunch of fresh flowers. the colours and smell will brighten up any home and soul.

Igloo Flowers - Colourliving

Igloo Flowers - Colourliving

Igloo Flowers - Colourliving

Igloo Flowers - Colourliving

Igloo Flowers - Colourliving

Igloo Flowers - Colourliving

Igloo Flowers - Colourliving

Igloo Flowers - Colourliving

Have a fantastic weekend and I hope the sun is shining for you wherever you are……. see you Monday x

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  • Reply gudy July 17, 2014 at 1:45 pm

    That’s a nice combo, hadn’t heard about this mix until now and I love it. It just really makes sense, it’s the same target, isn’t it? Those who enjoy flowers, certainly love to have a nice wine, cheese and crispy bread with it. I would:-) Have a wonderful weekend, Tina! x

    • Reply tina July 20, 2014 at 12:30 am

      Yes, it was new to me too. What is really nice is that a) they choose lovely and different flowers (I didn’t show everything) and b) that they aren’t hugely expensive. For me it’s a perfect combo!! Thanks Gudy x

  • Reply James Balston July 18, 2014 at 7:31 am

    What a gem! Lovely pics as usual Tina!

    • Reply tina July 20, 2014 at 12:31 am

      I think you would really like this place. In fact, why don’t we meet up there for a drink or a coffee and some flower shopping?
      Thanks James.

  • Reply Alison sye July 18, 2014 at 9:26 am

    Thanks Tina, for once again bringing sunshine to our table.
    This is one of my favourite London streets.
    Hope you have a great weekend x

    • Reply tina July 20, 2014 at 12:32 am

      Ha. Thought we have quite a bit of sunshine here at the moment….

      It’s also one of my favourite streets. May have to look for a flat to live over there. x

  • Reply Gerard @WalnutGrey July 19, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Not sure I know this shop. Is it quite new? I love Bermondsey street so much… think I might have said before that it is one of my favourite streets in London. I’m not that fussed on flowers personally (sinus problems…) but it looks like a lovely little shop. Esp. the coffee side of things 🙂 Quirky & cool!


    • Reply tina July 20, 2014 at 12:34 am

      Yes, I think so… maybe a few months?
      Yep, you, me and Alison. I would definitely love a flat there…

      Oh, didn’t know you have a sinus problem. Next time you’re in town, let’s go there xx

  • Reply Emma July 19, 2014 at 7:41 pm

    What a lovely find, the perfect combination food and flowers! I love the frontage and the use of wood on the counter.

    • Reply tina July 20, 2014 at 12:35 am

      Thnak you. Yes, it’s a great combo and I also love the front facade and the wood inside. have a good weekend.

  • Reply leah of sang the bird July 20, 2014 at 4:13 am

    Love the colour here. Such beautiful blooms! I am a tad smitten with the facade of the building. Love their use of wood.
    Hope your w.e is lovely.

    • Reply tina July 27, 2014 at 10:41 pm

      Thank you sweetheart. Yes, bit smitten with it all myself:-)
      Hope you are well xx

  • Reply Jocelyn Casey July 20, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    I could live and work at Igloo flowers easily. I love the lighting and I can almost smell the flowers from my office chair. I miss London mainly for the flower shops, I used to visit a different one every day when I lived there. We have about 3 in my town now….slight difference and at the same time it’s all the same….they all have flowers! 🙂 Have a good week! xx

    • Reply tina July 27, 2014 at 10:43 pm


      I would like to visit them more often myself.
      You have only 3 flower shops near you? have you thought about opening one and combining it wit interior accessories? I can so see you
      do this….

      This combo of flowers and deli/café is different and I welcome it. Thanks Jocelyn xx

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