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Philomel is another name for Philomela, a character from Greek mythology. It may refer to:
Arts and Letters
- An abbreviated form of the name Philomela, a figure in Greek mythology often invoked as a symbol in literature.
- Philomel (musical instrument), similar to the violin
- Philomel Books An American publishing imprint of Penguin Group
- "Philomel Cottage", a successful short story written by Agatha Christie, part of the The Listerdale Mystery collection, subject of a number of adaptions
- Philomèle, a lost opera written in 1690 by French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier
- Philomèle, an opera written in 1705 by French composer Louis de La Coste
- Philomel (Babbitt), a 1964 musical composition by American composer Milton Babbitt
- Philomel, the literary magazine of the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania
- Philomel-class gunvessel, a class of wooden-hulled ships built for the Royal Navy between 1859 and 1867
- HMS Philomel, the name bestowed on six Royal Navy (UK) ships, including:
- HMS Philomel, an 18-gun Cruizer class brig-sloop launched in 1806 and sold in 1817
- HMS Philomel, a 10-gun Cherokee class brig-sloop launched in 1823 and sold in 1833
- HMS Philomel, an 8-gun brig launched in 1842
- HMS Philomel, a Philomel class wooden screw gunvessel launched in 1860 and sold in 1865
- HMS Philomel, a wooden screw gunvessel launched in 1867 and sold in 1886
- HMS Philomel, a Pearl class cruiser launched in 1890
- HMNZS Philomel, the main administrative naval base of the Royal New Zealand Navy.
- Jessica Philomele/Philomel Hartung, character in the video game Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis
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