Taking its name from the May fair that was held there for nearly 100 years and located at the heart of London is the beautiful borough of Mayfair. Mayfair is home to some of the Capital’s most exclusive restaurants, bars and shops, offering a truly luxury experience to all who visit.
Whether you’re looking to peruse the high end shops and splash the cash on the latest designer goods, to sample 5* cuisines in the local and stylish eateries or to spend an afternoon being pampered and preened to perfection, Mayfair has an abundance of wonderful activities to keep you entertained.
Mayfair’s Shopping District
There really is no place quite like Mayfair for luxury shopping, offering plenty of opulent places to spend your (pounds and) pennies. From Marc Jacobs to Acne Studio, take your pick from the high end stores situated in and around Mayfair, and whatever your style, there’s certainly something to suit every taste.
Fine Dining in Mayfair
Foodies will fall in love with Mayfair but will be spoilt for choice with the sheer volume of delicious eateries that are dotted around the area. Take your pick from restaurants such as Burger and Lobster who serve up exactly what it says on the label, China Tang housed beneath the Dorchester serving traditional Shanghainese cuisine in a 1930s art deco setting, or relatively new restaurant 34 offering high quality European cuisine.
For a taste of authentic world foods whilst admiring the skyline of Mayfair, why not peruse the Shepherds Markets on the rooftop of Brown Hart Gardens and allow the tantalising scents and flavours tempt you.
Fancy a Cocktail?
Take a break from shopping and sightseeing and enjoy a cocktail, gin or whisky in one of the many bars Mayfair has to offer. Visit the effortlessly chic Coburg Bar serving everything from espresso to cognacs and the champagne is to die for, drop in for a cocktail at the world famous Claridge’s Bar or sample the Samoan themed Trader Vic’s for one of their 50 varieties of rum.
Luxury Mayfair Experiences
For those of you who are hoping to take in a little culture on your trip, then the Royal Academy of Arts and the Handel House museum are not to be missed Throughout Mayfair, there is a generous sprinkling of galleries, museums, music and theatre for you to enjoy at your leisure, not forgetting the expanse of green in the middle of bustling London, Hyde Park which borders Mayfair.
After a hard day’s shopping, why not take a load off your feet and relax in one of the truly decadent Urban Retreat apartments. A trip to Mayfair calls for luxurious accommodation and the apartments from Urban Retreat certainly provide you with sheer opulence, featuring everything you need for the duration of your stay.
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