Top Cocktail Bars in Mayfair for a Memorable Night Out

Hosting a range of exclusive clubs and cocktail bars, Mayfair is constantly upping its game when it comes to the delicious cocktails, relaxed vibes and anything else you might want for a fun night out. Here’s our guide to the best bars in Mayfair.

Interior of Bar with drink

Le Magritte

Location: The Beaumont, Brown Hart Gardens, Mayfair W1K 6TF 

Key selling point: 1920s American vibes.

The Le Magritte bar is inspired by the surrealist Belgian painter Rene Magritte, reflected by the numerous paintings adorning the walls but also in the swinging 1920s American vibe. With stylish décor and classic art deco lounges, Le Magritte is a comforting hub for the quiet, reflective type. To continue the theme of the era, jazz is played on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings for the fun, chilled vibe you’re looking for. The sophisticated American feel continues on the terrace, which boasts a stunning view of Brown Hart Gardens. Here, you can lounge on armchairs, with an assorted selection of Cuban cigars and light snacks to relax the night away with friends. Le Magritte stays open until midnight on weekdays and Saturdays and until 11pm on Sundays. Find out more on The Beaumont's website.

The main bar at Mr Foggs

Mr Fogg’s Apothecary

Location: Basement, 34 Brook St, London W1K 5DH 

Key selling point: Creative cocktails, great location and buzzy atmosphere.

Mr Fogg’s Apothecary is a world of history and fantasy mixed up in one and is perfect for those looking for an exotic cocktail or two. Travel around the world with myriad concoctions designed to titillate your taste buds and broaden your horizons. Cocktails come served in medicinal bottles of all shapes and sizes to add to the experience. For those looking for a fun night out with a theme, there’s no other place you’ll want to be. Mr Fogg’s stays open from Monday to Wednesday, 5pm to 12am and Thursday to Saturday, from 5pm to 1:30am. Find out more on the Mr Fogg's Apothecary website.

The Connaught Bar

The Connaught Bar

Location: Carlos Place, Mayfair, W1K 2AL 

Key selling point: Incredible cocktails prepared by expert mixers and a welcoming ambience.

The Connaught urges you to leave the real world behind as you step into this exquisite place where time almost stands still. However, the ambience is only the beginning. The real lure of this bar is the awe-inspiring cocktails made by talented and knowledgeable mixologists that ensure a high-quality sensory experience. It’s no wonder The Connaught was named ‘The World’s Best bar’ in 2021. The Connaught opens from Monday to Saturday, 4pm to 1am. Find out more on The Connaught website.

Interior of pub

The Audley Public House

Location: 41-43 Mount St, London W1K 2RX 

Key selling point: Traditional British pub carefully restored with an artistic twist Set in an old Victorian building, the Audley Public House oozes traditional British pub vibes that welcome you the instant you walk through the door. If you’re looking for a fun place to grab a drink with your friends or work colleagues then look no further. The Audley Public house also houses a space for art lovers, with the upper floors being filled with extraordinary artist commissions that are eye-catching and thought provoking. This is a great space for relaxing conversation and some delectable drinks for the perfect night out. The Audley Public House is open seven days a week, 11am to 11pm. Find out more on The Audley website.

The Private Dining room at The Barley Mow

The Barley Mow

Location: The Barley Mow, 82 Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1K 6JG 

Key selling point: A characterful 19th-century ground floor pub with a first-floor restaurant. 

Pub group Cubitt House fully refurbished and restored The Barley Mow ahead of its much-anticipated opening at the end of 2022. Designed by Georgie Pearman, the pub has been decked out with wooden panelling, antiques and velvet-covered banquettes. The pub’s original 1800s bar has been retained. The pub offers a selection of ales and lagers, as well as good value food, including Scotch eggs, sausage rolls, pulled beef fritters, seasonal oysters, and battered pollock and chips. Snacks cost from £4.50 to £13, while mains cost from £19.50. The Barley Mow is open seven days a week from 11am to 11pm. Find out more on The Barley Mow website

Bacchanalia

Location: Bacchanalia, 1-3 Mount Street, London W1K 3NA 

Key selling point: Expect showstopping Damien Hirst statues, hand-painted ceiling murals and 2000-year-old Greek and Roman artworks. 

Take a seat at the bar at Bacchanalia, where you can enjoy Mediterranean-themed cocktails , sought-after spirits and wines, and an eye-popping wine list featuring 650 references from Greece, Italy, France and beyond. Bacchanalia is the only venue in London to feature 25 Italian 100-point wines, as well as exclusive Bacchanalia own-label wines, including a house champagne, champagne rare, Super Tuscan red and Assyrtiko white wine. Find out more on the Bacchanalia website.

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