Mayfair and surrounding areas
Elegant architecture, delicious eateries and upmarket boutiques
"The buzz around Marble Arch is like no other place in London - I always feel like a tourist when walking around here."William Campbell
"Say hello to the Queen at London's most recognisable landmark, Buckingham Palace."Stephen Lovelady
"With so many upmarket designers and eateries along Marylebone High Street, you're spoilt for choice!"Tania Smith
Where do Mayfair and surrounding areas locals go?
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Based on Forest Gump, this lovely shrimp restaurant from the USA has opened its first restaurant in London! Amazing food and the restaurant is decked out just like you're on the film - it has its own gift shop too!
Submitted by Olivia
The best tailors in Europe. Bespoke or off the rail, there's something for everyone's budget.
Submitted by William
A great after work boozer. Some of its original features have been retained throughout the years, which give it an authentic pub feel.
Submitted by James
This American steak house serves delicious high-quality food with a Danish twist. The Art Deco interiors are really cool too!
Submitted by Edvin
There are now several adaptions of this restaurant. It started as a one-off and is now growing rapidly. The green chili cheeseburger with the deep-fried pickles and blue cheese dip come highly recommended!
Submitted by Kayleigh
Located on the doorstep of Oxford Circus, The Langham is a grand hotel with impeccable service. Luxury at its best. 5 stars.
Submitted by Jack
Roots & Bulbs
Healthy and delicious feel-good smoothies, juices and salads. A healthy hot spot you'll be visiting over and over again!
Submitted by Tom
The Providores and Tapa Room
This is a weekend central London must! Walk-in brunch at this hot spot is unbeatable - especially if you're lucky enough to catch a seat outside!
Submitted by Jack
An amazing restaurant for crab and steak. A very cool place where everyone sits on long tables, but don't eat beforehand as it leaves you very full!
Submitted by Olivia
An Antipodean cafe moments from Oxford Circus serving delicious coffee and a weekly changing menu of tasty food.
Submitted by Amelia
The best place for lunch in Marylebone - partly a private members' club with an elegant atmosphere.
Submitted by Charles
The Wallace Collection
Displaying a private collection of artworks from the 18th and 19th centuries. The plus point of museums in London is most of them are free to visit...
Submitted by Tom
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"The first Scotch egg was not Scotch at all! It was invented in London at Fortnum and Mason and was inspired by North Indian cuisine consisting of hard-boiled egg surrounded by a spicy shell of ground lamb."
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Child-friendly activities near Mayfair and surrounding areas
Drop ins and play sessionsWest End Children's Centre
Stay and Play. A safe and stimulating learning environment for babies and young children where parents can chat in an informal atmosphere. Set in the heart of Soho our Children's Centre offers services for children and their families throughout the West End. We give advice and practical support to families with young children. Languages spoken include Arabic Bengali Cantonese Hindi Portuguese and Tagalog. Our unique location in the heart of the city means we have good links with many of London's famous sites museums galleries and theatres. Website
YogaBugsThe Arts Club
Classes are taught through stories and children will perform various yoga postures whilst taking part in a magical adventure. They get a full physical work out before we take them through a brief relaxation and visualisation, leaving them feeling calm and relaxed. Website
Rhyme TimeCharing Cross Library
What a hidden gem this rhyme time is ... and it is going to get better. Robin Martin brings her wonderful voice and entertainment talents to the Charing Cross rhyme time in addition to the Wednesday session at the Mayfair library. Robin definitely adds West End panache to the Under Fives library sessions. Under 5's Website
Mini Mozart- Babies and Toddlers Concert and ClassSt-Martin-in-the-Fields
Although you are welcome to book your baby into his/her older sibling's class, if like us, you were crazy enough to have two kids close together, we have another option for you. At some venues we offer a specific mixed Babies & Toddlers class where babies enjoy the class with their adults and the older sibling interacts with the teacher. (0 - 4 yrs) Packed with piano & percussion, bursting with Bach & bubbles, and flush with fairy tales and flutes. Website
Outdoor pool so weather dependent. Includes child-safe paddling pool and children's playground. A great place to sunbathe and enjoy the sunshine! Website
Magic Carpet Storytelling Sundayshome in Bloomsbury, Central London or I can travel within London
Let your under 5s be entertained and informed about different paintings at the National Gallery every Sunday in their Magic Carpet Storytelling workshops. A great way for them to learn and have fun!
Comedy Club 4 Kids (Over 6s) at Soho TheatreSoho Theatre & Writers Centre
A proper comedy club for anyone over the age of six featuring the best comedians on the circuit doing what they do best but without the rude bits. Website
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- Covent Garden
- Sloane Square
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