Best things to do in Mayfair over Eid

From enjoying a meal in a glamorous restaurant to indulging in a spa treatment, there are plenty of brilliant things to do in Mayfair over Eid.

Mercato Mayfair indoor street food and food options in mayfair

Top restaurants in Mayfair

  1. Tuck into a seafood extravaganza at hot new restaurant Saltie Girl,which is renowned for its sustainable and high-quality oysters, lobster, caviar and tinned fish.
  2. Expect showstopping interiors and a theatrical dining experience at Bacchanalia. The epic restaurant’s spectacular dining room features four Damien Hirst statues, hand-painted ceiling murals and 2000-year-old Greek and Roman artworks. The food is as flamboyant as the interiors with a theatrical presentation of dishes with food inspired by Greek and Italian cuisine.
  3. Book a table at the Mount St. Restaurant, which has won rave reviews since opening late last year. Located on the first floor of The Audley pub, the art-filled restaurant is flooded with natural light. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu is inspired by the capital’s culinary history with some traditional London classics given a modern twist.
  4. Feast on Asian-inspired small plates, Robata grilled dishes, skewers, tempura, sushi and sashimi at Lucky Cat by Gordon Ramsay, the celebrity chef’s Asian Eating House and late-night lounge.
  5. Be dazzled by wow-factor interiors and decadent food at The Ivy Asia Mayfair on North Audley Street. Expect Asian-inspired décor, dramatic florals and plush seating.
  6. Book a table at Native at Browns, tucked away within Browns flagship Mayfair store at 39 Brook Street, a Grade II listed building. Native at Browns champions seasonal fare and ethical dining with a tempting menu of small plates.

Top hotels in Mayfair

7. Book a stay at iconic five-star hotel The Connaught where you can enjoy picture-perfect cakes at The Connaught Patisserie; feast on afternoon tea at Jean-Georges at The Connaught; and indulge in three Michelin star dining at Hélène Darroze.

8. Enjoy a dose of old-world luxury with a stay at The Beaumont, where highlights include a jazz age afternoon tea and a New York-style grill restaurant.

9. Expect opulent rooms and brasserie-style dining at The Biltmore Mayfair, located in leafy Grosvenor Square.

The exterior of The Connaught hotel with yellow awning and a water feature

Top Mayfair cafes

10. Tuck into a meat-free feast at Plants by de, where you’ll find everything from pan-fried oyster mushroom scallops with carrot jelly; to asparagus ceviche; cauliflower schnitzel; and the ultimate vegan pancakes with dark chocolate sauce. This plant-based eatery is the latest venture from Ella Mills, brainchild of the Deliciously Ella brand.

11. Enjoy lunch or dinner with a difference at Mercato Mayfair, a food hall housed within a deconsecrated church. With its beautiful interiors, Mercato Mayfair is a hit with Instagrammers. The food hall boasts a mix of stalls, selling everything from fresh pasta to dumplings, gelato to Malaysian street food.

Image credit: Ben Broomfield.

Top Mayfair spas

12. Book a spa treatment at Dr. Barbara Sturm’s London flagship in Mayfair’s Mount Street. Sought-after treatments include a non-surgical facelift facial, the super anti-ageing facial, and the adult acne facial to name but a few.

13. Unwind at The Connaught hotel’s Aman Spa, where treatments include holistic massages, body treatments and healing therapies.

14. Relax and recharge at The Beaumont Spa, which offers a range of massage, facial and hammam treatments, as well as manicures and pedicures. There’s also a gym, sauna and steam room.


Luxury shopping in Mayfair

15. Love to shop? Head to Mount Street, one of the world’s most luxurious shopping destinations, just an eight-minute walk from Bond Street tube station. Shop for designer fashion at a raft of plush boutiques, including Jenny Packham, Lanvin, Oscar de la Renta, Roksanda, Stephen Webster and many more.