Restaurants in Mayfair
Billed as the UK’s only true Kyoto restaurant, Umu specializes in kaiseki cuisine, which originates from Japan’s ancient capital, and is the most refined and expressive way to serve Japanese food—not to mention the most expensive.
Founded in 1954 as part of the second great London coffee revolution, the rickety restaurant, bar, and coffee house became a center of West London counter culture during the 50’s and 60’s, hosting everyone from Bob Dylan to Jimi Hendrix.
Located on the north side of the Thames, this restaurant is one of three components that comprise the larger Wapping Project.
After earning international acclaim at the Michelin one-starred Tamarind, chef Atul Kochhar left to open his flagship Indian restaurant Benares, which earned its own star in 2007.
Despite its Mayfair location and relative youth (opened in 2004), Bellamy resembles an old-world Parisian brasserie with hardwood floors, white tablecloths, black leather banquettes, and an adjacent oyster bar.
The celebrated chef's Mayfair Park restaurant has earned three Michelin Stars since opening in 2008.
Inside the Connaught hotel, distinguished chef Hélène Darroze’s second restaurant serves French haute cuisine. Designed by India Mahdavi, the interior features Edwardian wood-paneling and gold furniture.
A follow-up to the wildly popular Arbutus, Wild Honey features surefire Franglais cooking: warm smoked eel with pear purée and delicious Scottish beef with baked onion. The menu depends on what's fresh at the market—shin of veal, Elwy Balley lamb, rabbit.
Londoners in the known head to Scott's when they're in the mood for seafood.
Traditional elegance meets modern creativity at this fine dininglocale in the historic Brown’s Hotel.
Now the owner of more than 20 restaurants on four continents, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay opened this namesake eatery in 2001 inside Claridge’s Hotel, a 19th-century Art Deco landmark in Mayfair.