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Photography by Oliver Perrott.

Famed for having the widest High Street in England, the lovely Oxfordshire town also achieved popularity in the 1920s. John Fothergill, landlord of the Spread Eagle, wrote ‘An Innkeeper’s Diary’ – and HG Wells and the smart set of the time descended on Thame to stay at the hotel. More recently, Thame has become familiar to avid viewers of ‘Midsomer Murders’.

We opened our doors in 2006 – the tiny shopfront of our Grade-II listed building gives little clue as to what lies behind. The shop goes back and back, revealing an incredible selection of cookware, coffee makers, tableware, tools – everything you could imagine for the kitchen. It’s been called ‘Aladdin’s Tardis’.

You’ll also find helpful, friendly service from our lovely team. Glance in the direction of our coffee making area and they’ll offer you an espresso. Ask them about sharpening knives and they’ll happily give you a demonstration. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, they’ll try and find it specially for you.

How to find us

We’re on the High Street, facing the Town Hall. From the Waitrose car park, walk through to the High Street and turn left – we’re just a couple of doors away.

There is free car parking in the High Street and Upper High Street car parks, or longer terms car parking in the Cattle Market or Southern Road car parks.

By train, Thame and Haddenham Parkway station is a short taxi ride.

Access

There are two shallow steps to the entrance of the shop and further low steps towards the rear of the ground floor. Our staff would be pleased to help with any specific requirements and assist in any way possible – please just ask. There is a bell by the entrance to the store if access is difficult.

Contact Us

You can call us during store opening hours, or email or write to us using the details below - or, of course, you can come in and see us – we’ll always make you welcome!

Come in and see us

109 High Street,
Thame,
OX9 3DZ

01844 217389 Thame@steamer.co.uk

Monday: 09:30 - 17:30
Tuesday: 09:30 - 17:30
Wednesday: 09:30 - 17:30
Thursday: 09:30 - 17:30
Friday: 09:30 - 17:30
Saturday: 09:00 - 17:30
Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00

Since joining Steamer Trading, I have discovered products I didn't know I needed. Customer's love our product demonstrations, we get asked a lot for the recipes we use, and customer's give us their tips too. Our supplier training is second to none, we get all the information needed so we can find the right item that is suited for the customer's personal needs.

- Aaron Emms, Store Manger

Here are my favourites!:

Yaxell Ran Slicing Knife
I bought this as a present for myself at Christmas, I have never seen a turkey slice so easily!

SodaStream
Sodastream takes me back to my childhood. I use the machine most days, excitingly there are now lots of new flavours to try.

Le Creuset Round Cake Tin
I am really getting into my baking at the moment. This non-stick pan makes life really easy, because of the spring form opening my cake never sticks, it just slides out!

Steamer Trading - Thame

Famed for having the widest High Street in England, the lovely Oxfordshire town also achieved popularity in the 1920s. John Fothergill, landlord of the Spread Eagle, wrote ‘An Innkeeper’s Diary’ – and HG Wells and the smart set of the time descended on Thame to stay at the hotel. More recently, Thame has become familiar to avid viewers of ‘Midsomer Murders’.

We opened our doors in 2006 – the tiny shopfront of our Grade-II listed building gives little clue as to what lies behind. The shop goes back and back, revealing an incredible selection of cookware, coffee makers, tableware, tools – everything you could imagine for the kitchen. It’s been called ‘Aladdin’s Tardis’.

You’ll also find helpful, friendly service from our lovely team. Glance in the direction of our coffee making area and they’ll offer you an espresso. Ask them about sharpening knives and they’ll happily give you a demonstration. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, they’ll try and find it specially for you.

How to find us

We’re on the High Street, facing the Town Hall. From the Waitrose car park, walk through to the High Street and turn left – we’re just a couple of doors away.

There is free car parking in the High Street and Upper High Street car parks, or longer terms car parking in the Cattle Market or Southern Road car parks.

By train, Thame and Haddenham Parkway station is a short taxi ride.

Access

There are two shallow steps to the entrance of the shop and further low steps towards the rear of the ground floor. Our staff would be pleased to help with any specific requirements and assist in any way possible – please just ask. There is a bell by the entrance to the store if access is difficult.

Contact Us

You can call us during store opening hours, or email or write to us using the details below - or, of course, you can come in and see us – we’ll always make you welcome!

109 High Street Thame OX9 3DZ
01844 217389