Southwestern Ontario’s Largest British Shop. Family owned. Southwestern Ontario’s Largest British Shop. Family owned. British Milk Chocolate, for sweet & creamy goodness Featuring a wide selection of Doctor Who memorabilia. English Premier League clothing, scarves, flags and more Guinness mugs, clothing, glasses and more

Bringing you a forever expanding selection of British food and gifts.


We offer the most extensive line of British food and gifts: Imported sweets and groceries, Official Guinness merchandise, Celtic jewellery, a full line of Doctor Who gifts, Official English Premier League Football merchandise, T-shirts and clothing, Flags, Scottish clan items, DVD’s, Harris Tweed purses, plus many more items from home.

About Us

A Taste of Britain was established in the fall of 2001. The owners, who emigrated from Scotland in 1967, settled in the London area in 1976. The first store was opened on Oxford Street East in London.

What’s New

New Store – Chatham– We are very excited to let you know that we have made the decision to move ahead with our newest store in Chatham later this summer. The store will be located at 549 Queen Street. As there is still some…

Christmas goods are now available at all locations!

Everything from the traditional favourites, Cadbury selection boxes, Roses, Heroes, Quality Street, Terry’s chocolate oranges and Thorntons chocolate boxes.

A gallery full of assorted biscuit tins, assorted tubs, tins and cartons and even a few chocolates with a touch of alcohol for “after hours.”

Also available a large variety of advent calendars such as Cadbury, Heroes, Galaxy, Malteaser, Milkybar, Quality Street and Reeses Peanut Butter.

Some Christmas puddings and cakes have arrived and more are coming in a few weeks time.

And remember chocolate is considered an essential food group. (like you need reminding of that !)

Visit Us

We currently have four stores to meet all your British food and gift needs.

North London
South London



As you have no doubt heard, all of Ontario will going into a lockdown starting Boxing Day.

We want you to know that being primarily a food store, we will STILL BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS.

Our first priority is your health and safety.  We will continue to limit the number of shoppers in our store at one time.  In addition, we will continue the various cleaning protocols that we have been using since the spring. And we will continue to offer curbside pickup at all locations.