Bordered by Green Park to the South, Oxford Street to the north, Hyde Park to the west, and Regent Street to the east, Mayfair is one of the most expensive neighbourhoods in London and houses many luxury restaurants, hotels, and shops. This attractive location is also home to a number of excellent bars ranging from swanky cocktail joints to classy hotel bars. Check out our ultimate guide to some of the best bars in Mayfair.
Offering a pub-like vibe, Coburg bar is well-known for its extensive list of cocktails and boasts a lovely interior with nicely designed wing chairs, a moulded ceiling, and a deep patterned carpet. Besides the signature cocktails from the Savoy Cocktail Book, the bar has a nice selection of cognacs and champagnes.
American Bar in Mayfair is definitely one of the most iconic cocktail bars in the city. Eric Lorincz’s award-winning cocktails can be found on the menu, as well as complimentary snacks including olives and candied nuts. As for the interior, the main room is wood-paneled and features pictures of American greats from the 20th century. Order a refreshing Americano or the signature Bronx cocktail.
One of the best hotels in London, Claridges is all about luxury and impeccable service. Their on-site Fumoir bar is an elegant spot that offers an excellent drinks list including an extensive wine list and a number of signature cocktails to choose from. If you are looking for a sophisticated bar to spend the evening in Mayfair, Claridges should definitely be included on your list of bars to visit in London.
St James Bar
Offering a comfortable and plush setting and inspired by the Parisian apartment from Coco Chanel, St James Bar boasts a variety of limited edition and seasonal cocktails. They also have a nice selection of wines and champagnes. In case you get hungry, there is a bar menu with plates to share and main dishes.
5 Dukes Bar
A classic bar in the heart of Mayfair, Dukes Bar is one of the best places in the city for martinis. Besides signature martinis, this stylish bar offers dozens of classic cocktails including the popular French 75. The presentation of drinks here at Dukes Bar is amazing, although the cocktails are a bit on the expensive side.