Over the past few weeks, restaurants in Mayfair and Belgravia have been welcoming customers back through their doors. From fine dining to pub classics and coffee to BBQ, you can now enjoy all the outstanding food and drink the area is known for.
A great way to make the most of both the culinary choices on offer and the great summer weather is to eat and drink alfresco. Whether you want to people-watch at a pavement cafe, relax on a roof terrace or catch up with friends in a courtyard bar, Mayfair and Belgravia have just what you’re looking for. Here’s our pick of the best outside eating and drinking in Mayfair and Belgravia to get you started.
Home to a fantastic choice of pubs, restaurants and cafes, Belgravia offers great options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and beyond. Head to Elizabeth Street for great Italian, excellent coffee and irresistible pub grub. Visit Eccleston Yards to recharge, relax and revitalise or explore Motcomb Street and indulge in a little luxury retail therapy between meals.
The Thomas Cubitt Pub, Elizabeth Street
One of the most popular pubs in the area, The Thomas Cubitt is always high on the list of where to eat in Belgravia. The pub is open for lunch, dinner and drinks throughout the week, and with a choice of outside tables on offer, finding the perfect spot for an alfresco evening should be easy.
The Thomas Cubitt’s sister pubs, The Alfred Tennyson on Motcomb Street and The Orange of Pimlico Road, are also expanding their outdoor seating areas. Click here to keep up to date with all their outside drinking and dining options.
Motcombs, Motcomb Street
As of 4th July, Motcombs is one of the many restaurants open in Belgravia. Now serving customers both inside and out, it’s within easy walking distance of Sloane Street, Kings Road and Harvey Nichols.
Wild by Tart, Eccleston Yards
Wild by Tart in Eccleston Yards has gone all out and created an entire outside dining area. The restaurant has taken over the whole of Eccleston Yards courtyard, transforming it into the ultimate summer pop-up in the process.
Located just a stone’s throw from their main restaurant, the pop-up will serve a selection of seasonal dishes cooked using a charcoal grill and wood oven. Alongside your meal, you can enjoy a choice of delicious cocktails as well as beer, wine and soft drinks.
La Poule au Pot, Pimlico Rd
La Poule au Pot has long been one of the most desirable places for outside eating that Belgravia has to offer. Located on Pimlico Road, it serves a classic French menu, fantastic wine and indulgent desserts.
The eclectic mix of pubs, restaurants, cafes and lounges in North Mayfair ensures the district has something to suit all tastes. Many of these eateries are now offering outside seating areas, a number of which have been specially created, or expanded, to take advantage of the great summer weather and allow customers to spread out. If you’re planning a visit to North Mayfair in the coming weeks, make sure you enjoy one of these excellent alfresco dining experiences.
Mercato Metropolitano, North Audley Street
With its rooftop terrace and central location, Mercato Metropolitano has always been one of the top outside eating destinations in Mayfair. The foodie hub offers a choice of stands and artisan retailers, including a microbrewery, wine cellar, cheese shop and cocktail bar.
MM Caffe, Brown Hart Gardens
MM Caffe is one of the newest alfresco dining experiences in the area. Freshly launched, it offers outdoor seating and a regular market in the heart of the district.
ROKA Mayfair, North Audley Street
Located moments from bustling Oxford Street, ROKA Mayfair offers a unique style of Japanese robatayaki cuisine. The perfect location for a light lunch or indulgent evening out, the unusual and exciting flavours on the ROKA Mayfair menu will keep you coming back for more.
Jak’s, South Molton Street
One of our top suggestions on where to eat in Mayfair, Jak’s is set in a quirky townhouse on exclusive South Molton Street. A local institution, Jak’s is home to a cocktail bar, restaurant, lounge and ground floor café. Outside the café, you’ll find a stylish outdoor seating area. This is a great place to enjoy a light lunchtime salad, an after-work drink or a hearty bistro-style meal.
Scott’s Restaurant, Mount Street
Scott’s Restaurant serves up the finest traditional fish and shellfish dishes alongside a variety of meat and seasonal game favourites. Enjoy fresh oysters at the oyster and champagne bar or dig into an indulgent meal from the extensive à la carte menu. If you want to enjoy your seafood specialities alfresco, request a table on the restaurant’s pretty terrace.
With so many restaurants, pubs and cafes offering outdoor seating, Mayfair and Belgravia make ideal destinations for an alfresco meal or drink. Find out more about what’s on in the area this summer, and plan your visit, by taking a look around our site today.
- The Thomas Cubitt
- Wild by Tart
Motcomb Street and Halkin Arcade
- Fine Cheese Co.
- Food Filosophy
- The Alfred Tennyson
- Le Poule au Pot
- The Orange
North Audley Street
- The NAC
- The Grosvenor Café
- Mercato Metropolitano
- Deliciously Ella
- Comptoir Café and Wine
- Deliciously Ella
- Spaghetti House
- Fernandes & Wells at French Connection Studios
- HR Higgins
South Molton Street
- Caffé Concerto
Mount Street and South Audley Street
- Scott’s Restaurant