Mayfair and surrounding areas
Elegant architecture, delicious eateries and upmarket boutiques
"Walking along Piccadilly, I love taking in the sites that central London has to offer."Christopher Sellwood
"The Mall is an iconic landmark framing views of the country's most well known building, Buckingham Palace."James Blackler
"The buzz around Marble Arch is like no other place in London - I always feel like a tourist when walking around here."William Campbell
Where do Mayfair and surrounding areas locals go?
A traditional family-run Italian restaurant where they serve the best pizza this side of Naples.
Submitted by Christopher
In this corner of Green Park, there's a number of memorials that remind us of Britain's rich history.
Submitted by Lise
Royal Artillery Memorial
This World War I monument is very impressive, even on a cloudy day.
Submitted by Lise
Breakfast, pastries and afternoon tea, this delightful restaurant is part of a small, well loved chain, where you feel right at home.
Submitted by Edvin
Galvin at Windows
Stunning views across Hyde Park, fantastic service, beautiful food and a surprise birthday dessert!
Submitted by Chris
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
One of the best kept secrets in London apparently. The TKTS booth sits in the middle of Leicester Square and is the official ticket reseller for all of London's West End shows. Left over seats are passed to TKTS a few days before each show and sold at a phenomenal discount - sometimes more than half price!
Submitted by Kayleigh
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
St Christopher's Place
After a busy day down Oxford Street, nothing beats a quiet escape to this hidden gem tucked in the heart of Marylebone.
Submitted by Giac
A wine and spirits shop for those with a sophisticated palate - this is the place to go to pick up something extra special.
Submitted by Edvin
Just off Carnaby Street, this shop is like a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for grown up's! All of the chocolates are hand made by the team and don't just look good, they taste amazing too...
Submitted by Hollie
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
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Did you know?
"The US Embassy is the only US Embassy in the world that does not belong to the United States. They wanted to buy it, but the Freeholder, the Duke of Westminster refused to sell and said he would only rent it. Infuriated, the American appealed to Parliament, but the only compromise on offer was that if the Americans returned all the land that was taken after the Independence War back to his family then he would sell. After the Americans realised that this would be most of Maine and New York, they agreed to a 999 year lease!"
Explore Mayfair and surrounding areas
Child-friendly activities near Mayfair and surrounding areas
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
DanceworksBranNew West End School
We warmly welcome all levels and abilities to our huge selection of dance and fitness classes in our lovely Victorian building with 7 great studios in the heart of London. Website
Parent and Toddler GroupSt. Peter's Eaton Square
This is a small and intimate playgroup. It's the best one for meeting local mums and learning more about the area. There is also a nice set of toys for infants and toddlers. Website
YMCA Club with crecheYMCA Club
Enjoy your own workout, have a dip in the pool or take five and relax in peace with a coffee while your little one is in safe hands. Our qualified play workers offer stimulating and varied play, in a warm and friendly environment. 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
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
Drop In Craft-Marylebone LibraryMarylebone Library
Come along and make whatever you want, using a whole range of exciting materials Website
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