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  • Writer's pictureElif Adali

London - Mayfair Guide

Mayfair is one of Londons posh neighbourhoods. If you want to shop for Dior or have a fancy dinner that's where you should go. But Mayfair is not just nice for spending some money. It is also the home to Londons most beautiful sights and streets. So no matter on what budget you are you should not miss a day in Mayfair.

Mayfair is located in the foursquare between Marble Arch, Oxford Circus, Picadilly Circus and Hyde Park Corner. Its most famous shopping streets are Regents Street, Oxford Street, Bond Street and Piccadilly. Here you can find anything from H&M to Tiffany & Co. Londons famous department palace Selfridges also houses in Mayfair. Especially during Christmas season you can find the most beautiful window setups and christmas decorations here.

As you can imagine dining in Mayfair is rather expensive. If not for dinner or lunch you should definitly have afternoon tea here. Mayfair has the most beautiful teatime spots, which is something you should do at least once when in London.

Closest underground stations are Bond Street, Oxford Circus, Piccadilly Circus.

Mayfair Hotspots (click on the map to download)

Nac - Little french bistro, perfect for breakfast - 41 N Audley St

Sandwich Centre - Awesome sandwich spot - 16 Royal Opera Arcade

Taylor St Baristas - great coffees - 22 Brook's Mews

Benugo - If you want a quick bite. Click here for detailed post - 14 Curzon St

Burlington Arcade - Very nice passage with vintage jewelry shops - 51 Piccadilly

Hamley's - For the inner child in you, or actually your children - 188-196 Regent St

Maison Assouline - Book store/bar. Great for an afternoon drink. Click here for detailed post - 196A Piccadilly

The Mayfair Chippy - If you want to pay 20 Pound for Fish&Chips. But very good! - 14 N Audley St

Fortnum & Mason - Great department store and epic afternoon tea - 181 Piccadilly

Sketch - Funny place :) Have afternoon tea in the pink room - 9 Conduit St

The Wolseley - Just love this place, another great afternoon tea spot - 160 Piccadilly

The Palm Court - Inside the Ritz Hotel, one of the best afternoon teas - 150 Piccadilly

Burger & Lobster - Funny but great combo - 29 Clarges St

Coya - Peruvian cuisine - 118 Piccadilly

Nobu - Always good Japanese - 15 Berkeley St

Novikov - 50A Berkeley St

La Petite Maison - Nice and fancy French - 54 Brook's Mews

Hakkasan - Fancy Chinese- 17 Bruton St

Goodman - Steak house - 24-26 Maddox St

Sexy Fish - Speaks for itself - Berkeley Square

Chiltern Firehouse - Have drinks here - 1 Chiltern St

Park Chinois - For a romantic dinner with live music - 17 Berkeley St

Bond Street

Bond Street

Sandwich Centre

Hyde Park

Bond Street

Piccadilly Circus


Burlington Arcade


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