119 Shaftesbury Avenue
Covent Garden, London
Tel: 020 7836 5678 Leicester Square 0.2 miles

The friendly staff here can usually find something just right after you've browsed through the numerous photo albums in search of inspiration.


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I read all the terrible reviews and went to Angels with a degree of trepidation. Went to men's hire, where Ian, who was already serving a Roundhead and a Moulin Rouge person, looked after me for 1920s Henley Regatta - and he took care of us all perfectly.
Not at all cheap (£72) but great service and clothes all immaculately clean. I was pleased.

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 by danieldavid.morgan, 22 Apr 2012
We've used Angels several times this year. I have always found the staff super helpful, particularly a girl called Sarah in the hire department, and the range of costumes are excellent.

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 by oliver, 18 Aug 2011
Avoid like the plague. Stroppy, rude staff and I found the quality of the items I purchased to be very poor.

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 by paulmc, 16 Apr 2010
I went to Angels once. Never again. Rude, disinterested, unhelpful and expensive. Avoid.

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 by Lomondl13, 14 May 2009
Very disappointing! On Tuesday (28th) I ordered a wig online for Halloween. As I was paying £12 for same day delivery I added a couple of other small items as well, including a wig cap. The parcel arrived this morning without the main item - the wig. No notice that this would be the case and I am now stuck without a costume having paid £12 postage on a cheap mask and wig cap... very useful.

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 by hcs, 31 Oct 2008
Went to rent some Victorian petticoats for a photo shoot. Found staff very accommodating and nice. Tad expensive but can't beat the central location and variety of stock on offer.

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 by audrey (29 reviews), 11 Jun 2007
Quite expensive hire.

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 by Anonymous, 19 Mar 2005
Huge store across 4 or 5 floors with great choice and quality. Hard for anywhere else to compete really. It's expensive but worth it with everything from facepaint and novelty wigs to full period costumes and everything in between.

Staff are very helpful and can put together a convincing version of pretty much anything in no time at all.

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 by mopsy (18 reviews), 27 Jan 2005
Best fancy dress in London - I look them up every year around this time in anticipation of the office party. Their best costumes aren't cheap, but they're really helpful and I've always been happy with the results.

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 by peterb (16 reviews), 13 Nov 2004

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