Mayfair is one of the busiest districts in the capital and is known for its huge selection of Michelin Star restaurants and swanky bars, frequented by celebrities, royalty, and wealthy clientele. You’ll be spoilt for choice when looking for places to eat and drink in London’s most affluent neighbourhood! Here’s our pick of the best restaurants and bars to visit in Mayfair:
Nobu – This famous restaurant chain has become one of the most recognised names in Japanese cuisine. The Mayfair restaurant offers amazing views over Hyde Park and is the perfect place to enjoy some fresh sushi. The lunchtime bento box offering is extremely good value, and you’ll be in and out in an hour for one of the best lunches in the capital.
Deliciously Ella – If you’re looking for a super healthy lunch, then head down to Deliciously Ella. This vibrant all vegetarian / vegan cafe serves a delicious range of handmade soups, stews and salads which are crammed with plenty of vegetables, pulses and grains. There is also a great range of specialist drinks and juices for the ultimate health kick!
The Running Horse – This old-fashioned pub in the centre of Mayfair is the perfect after-work hangout. Offering delicious food, a lively atmosphere, comfortable interior, and great happy hour deals, this place is one of Mayfair’s most popular drinking spots.
Angler – If you’re looking to impress on a business lunch then Angler is the perfect place! This contemporary restaurant offers several private dining rooms, stylish interior, and a timeless menu featuring Michelin-starred seafood dishes. You can have anything from two to six courses from the daily fixed-price lunch menu, which is a steal considering the luxury surroundings.
The Mount Street Cafe – This quaint cafe in the centre of Mayfair makes the perfect lunch spot. The upscale deli serves a great selection of handmade sandwiches, salads, soups and there are also delicious cakes on offer that change daily. You can relax in the cafe’s charming, cosy interior, or you can take your food to go and enjoy a picnic in the park on a warm summer’s day.
The Connaught – If you’re looking for the best cocktails in London, then this is the place to go. The bar offers luxury decor, exquisite service, and a huge selection of exciting cocktail combinations made to your specific tastes. There’s even a special martini trolley, which will arrive at your table to mix a drink before your eyes.
Burger and Lobster – This popular restaurant offers just three categories of dishes: gourmet burgers, lobster rolls, and whole lobsters fresh from the tank. With such a limited menu, the restaurant owners are able to focus on excellence. This is another great lunch spot as the turnaround, food, and service is quick, without compromising on quality.
Hide – This is one of the most talked about new additions to the Mayfair restaurant scene. Perfect for special occasions, this Michelin Star restaurant offers tranquil views over Green Park, and a 9-course tasting menu that will take you to foodie heaven! The extravagant dishes include – king crab with baked turnip, raw tuna with prickly ash and Exmoor caviar, and burnt liquorice root marshmallow served on broken plates.