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.

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.