There’s nothing quite like sitting in a café in Mayfair and watching the world go by. As one of London’s most stunning neighbourhoods, Mayfair is adored by the rich, famous and in the know. Renowned the world over for its beauty, elegance, exclusivity, and general fabulousness, it is the perfect place for soaking up the capital’s vibe over a coffee or three. So if you’re looking for something upscale, classy, cool, or cosy, there’s something for everyone.
Charming Cafés in Mayfair
This stunning, upmarket coffee shop has found a permanent home on Mount Street. After two successful pop-ups, it has quickly become a firm favourite among locals for both table service and takeaway. With its eccentric, vintage Parisian-inspired atmosphere, it’s open all day and provides the option to sit indoors or enjoy the atmosphere on the street, making Hideaway the perfect Mayfair café. With delicious options for breakfast, lunch, or even an early dinner, you can enjoy their specialist single-origin coffees and premium tea from master Parisian tea makers, Mariage Frères. And if you feel like something a little stronger, there is also an extensive selection of selected wines and Champagne by the glass or bottle.
No trip to Mayfair would be complete without afternoon tea at Claridge’s. The legendary hotel simply oozes luxury and the café experience in their Foyer & Reading Room is an experience simply not to be missed. So put on those white gloves and enjoy a delicious variety of teas, coffee, and pastries in the elegant, iconic Mayfair setting. The five-star hotel has also opened its first-ever café to bring a more relaxed dining concept to the venue while aiming to bring the community and the art world closer together. The ArtSpace Café, with its dedicated entrance on Brook’s Mews, is open daily for breakfast and lunch. Featuring stunning interiors by British designer John Pawson, the café boasts a pâtisserie counter, beautiful marble tables, and free entry to Claridge’s ArtSpace — a huge gallery with fascinating, rotating exhibitions. The café has plenty of pencils and paper dotted around too, should the artistic mood take you
Hard Rock Café
Where better than London, home to so much rock and roll legend, history, and memorabilia, for heading to a Hard Rock Café? And not just any old Hard Rock, but the original, which has stood there on Old Park Lane since 1971. Hard Rock Mayfair‘s very first piece of memorabilia adorns the walls here – a red guitar courtesy of none other than legendary Londoner Eric Clapton, along with so many more jaw-dropping pieces to take you back through the rock and roll ages. As for the food, well that too rocks! With something for all the family, this is perfect for a family day out, or cocktails and champagne as the day rolls on. For those about to dine at the Hard Rock – we salute you!
The Connaught Pâtisserie
For something a tad more genteel, why not head to a jewel in the heart of Mayfair, the Connaught Pâtisserie by Nicolas Rouzaud is nestled at the side of the luxury hotel, on glorious Mount Street. Created by Ab Rogers Design, the Pâtisserie serves exquisite handmade delicacies to take you from your first morning croissant and coffee, to an afternoon sweet treat with a cheeky glass of something sparkling. Or why not pick up some stunningly boxed cakes on the way home for a special treat for all the family or post-dinner party popularity? The cakes and pastries are exquisitely crafted by Executive Pastry Chef Nicolas Rouzaud and his team of patissiers.
For a vibe that’s both classy but delightfully casual, Parcafé at the Dorchester is also an excellent choice when you’re in need of a caffeine pick-me-up! As well as their artisanal coffee and a refreshing cup of English tea, they also serve a fabulous selection of sandwiches, salads, fruit, delicious homemade cookies, cupcakes, pastries, and fudge, beautifully presented in their bespoke wrapping.
Queens of Mayfair
For another café with a cosy, relaxed vibe, you should head to Queens of Mayfair. The coffee is exceptional, the menu and produce are artisanal, inspired by the owners’ Dorset roots, and the welcome is warm. It’s the perfect place to regroup and refresh before hitting the beautiful streets of Mayfair once more.
So with so much to see, do, taste, and experience in the best cafés in Mayfair, the question is: what are you waiting for?
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