Mayfair Archive

  • Rewind 10 years and every chef would have dreamt of owning a venue in Mayfair, with the style of the restaurant almost inevitably being ‘fine-dining’ – you know, serving the […]

    Brasserie Chavot, W1

    Rewind 10 years and every chef would have dreamt of owning a venue in Mayfair, with the style of the restaurant almost inevitably being ‘fine-dining’ – you know, serving the […]

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  • With their vast expanses of space and a remit that generally requires a universally appealing menu, hotel restaurants don’t lend themselves to great dining experiences.  However, JW Steakhouse at Grosvenor […]

    JW Steakhouse, W1

    With their vast expanses of space and a remit that generally requires a universally appealing menu, hotel restaurants don’t lend themselves to great dining experiences.  However, JW Steakhouse at Grosvenor […]

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  • With such esteemed venues as The Arts Club, Roka and Zuma already to their name, Arjun and Peter Waney are no strangers to catering to the well-heeled and culinary discerning.  […]

    Banca, W1

    With such esteemed venues as The Arts Club, Roka and Zuma already to their name, Arjun and Peter Waney are no strangers to catering to the well-heeled and culinary discerning.  […]

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  • Having sat at the top of the glamour food chain since the 1990’s, the legendary and almost untouchable celebrity haunts Zuma and Nobu appear to have a genuine challenger for […]

    Asian Restaurant @ Novikov, W1

    Having sat at the top of the glamour food chain since the 1990’s, the legendary and almost untouchable celebrity haunts Zuma and Nobu appear to have a genuine challenger for […]

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  • Renowned for its delectable selection of fresh patisserie, desserts and cakes, Aubaine’s latest launch will no doubt test the resolve of the skinny model types of nearby Bond Street! Giving […]

    Aubaine Mayfair, W1

    Renowned for its delectable selection of fresh patisserie, desserts and cakes, Aubaine’s latest launch will no doubt test the resolve of the skinny model types of nearby Bond Street! Giving […]

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  • Whilst the Indian restaurant scene has transformed beyond recognition in recent years to provide a genuinely more authentic and innovative style of cuisine, there has also been a simultaneous toning […]

    Chor Bizarre, W1

    Whilst the Indian restaurant scene has transformed beyond recognition in recent years to provide a genuinely more authentic and innovative style of cuisine, there has also been a simultaneous toning […]

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  • Opened by legendary restaurateur Alan Yau in 2001, the original Hakkasan has gone on to be one of the most fashionable and successful restaurant brands in the world.  However, perhaps […]

    Hakkasan Mayfair, W1

    Opened by legendary restaurateur Alan Yau in 2001, the original Hakkasan has gone on to be one of the most fashionable and successful restaurant brands in the world.  However, perhaps […]

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  • Whilst a dining experience is ultimately about food, restaurateurs often overlook the fact that the service and hospitality side of things can be the making or breaking of a successful […]

    Tempo, W1

    Whilst a dining experience is ultimately about food, restaurateurs often overlook the fact that the service and hospitality side of things can be the making or breaking of a successful […]

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  • Do you remember the last time you visited a London restaurant where you didn’t need sunglasses to help you see through the dazzling décor and a trip to Selfridges to […]

    Bellamy’s, W1

    Do you remember the last time you visited a London restaurant where you didn’t need sunglasses to help you see through the dazzling décor and a trip to Selfridges to […]

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  • Impressing a recently inducted City boy isn’t really as easy as one would think.  When it came to taking out my banker cousin for dinner, it turned out he had […]

    Babbo, W1

    Impressing a recently inducted City boy isn’t really as easy as one would think.  When it came to taking out my banker cousin for dinner, it turned out he had […]

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