About Us





British Isles  has been filling the demands of Houston's cosmopolitan consumers for British merchandise from our shop since 1993. We stock  collectibles, casual and formal dinnerware, crystal, toiletries and gifts for everyone from the whimsical buyer to the connoisseur. To top it off, our Food, Tea and Candy sections have a full range of everyday favourites and holiday treats.


Monday- Friday 9am-8pm

Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday Noon-5pm

We will be closed Christmas and Boxing Day 12/25 and 12/26


 2366 Rice Blvd Houston, Texas 77005


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Standard shipping rates within the Continental U.S. are by total cost of order as follows:

Order Total

$0.00   -

Shipping charge

$30.01   - $60.00       $12.00
$60.01   - $100.00       $14.00
$100.01  - $150.00       $16.00
$150.01  - $250.00       $18.00
over $250         $20.00

We charge an additional $45 for second day shipping, and an additional $25 for third day shipping. For next day shipping, please call the shop for a quote.

Orders that include multiple heavy items may incur additional shipping charges.You will be notified by email before shipment if that is the case. 

Shipping to Alaska and Hawaii: Total shipping charges on orders sent to Hawaii and Alaska will NOT be the same as the amount listed on your order.  For these destinations you will be billed at the actual USPS rate + $5.00 handling fee. We will confirm shipping charges by email before we ship. We will not ship orders without your confirmation of shipping fees.

Return Policy:Purchases, excluding food and toiletries, may be returned for a full refund of the cost of the item within 60 days of purchase. Shipping costs are not refundable. Online purchase returns should be pre-approved (call or email British Isles) and sent back to us with a copy of the order confirmation. We cannot be responsible for any breakage that happens during return shipping. Receipt required for in-store purchase returns.

Pricing: We try to make sure that all prices listed on our website are correct, however, there may be an occasional pricing error.  If an order is placed for an item with an incorrect price, we will, at our discretion, contact you to cancel or reprice your order before shipping. We do not charge your credit card until your order is placed for shipment.

Declined credit card payments: Our payment gateway requires address verification of cardholders.  If your card is declined, the information you entered may not match the address on file with your card issuer, or your bank may be unable to respond.  If you are not able to complete your transaction online please call the shop during business hours at 713-522-6868.  We may be able to verify and complete the transaction for you.




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