Part of the iconic West End in London people often associate Mayfair with top-notch hotels, upscale restaurants and lavish boutique stores…
Now, we won’t disagree as this area in particular has an array of this 'high-life' activities. However, there’s so much more to Mayfair than money and the reputation its Monopoly board status has given it. Here’s a list of ideas of things to do and places to see in Mayfair if you're joining us for a lobster lunch or bedtime burgers.
Attraction and days out in Mayfair
Burlington Arcade, a charismatic and historic shopping destination in the heart of Mayfair, is a place where time feels like it stands still. Built in 1819, this shopping arcade is home to a selection of boutique shops specialising in fine jewellery, luxury accessories, and bespoke craftsmanship. Decorated with neoclassical architecture, adorned with iron gates and delightful glass ceilings, creating an atmosphere of elegance, perfect for a day of window shopping. 7-minute walk to Burger & Lobster Mayfair.
Royal Academy of Arts
The Royal Academy of Arts is an institution that stands as a figurehead of London’s creativity and innovation. Founded in 1768, the historic, neoclassical buildings provide a home for exhibitions, lectures, and events that showcase the work of both emerging and established artists. The Royal Academy continues to inspire and is a great family day out in Mayfair. 8-minute walk to Burger & Lobster Mayfair.
Hyde Park is one of the most impressive parks in the world, spanning over 350 acres of rich natural beauty. The park is the perfect place to escape from the city’s energy and is the ideal location for a stroll, relaxing picnic or even marvelling at one of the many historic memorials that call the park home. Hyde Park truly has something for everyone. 11-minute walk to Burger & Lobster Mayfair.
Grays Antique Market
Grays Antique Market is a captivating haven packed full of antiques and vintage treasures. This unique market spans two floors, and features over 200 dealers offering an eclectic range of antique furniture, rare jewellery, vintage clothing, and more. Whether you're seeking a vintage timepiece, a centuries-old painting, or maybe a piece of retro fashion, there is something for everyone to look at, you might even uncover a hidden gem! 12-minute walk to Burger & Lobster Mayfair.
Grosvenor Square, is an historic garden square that is oozing with elegance and grace. This leafy square is surrounded by stunning Georgian townhouses and gives off an air of timeless charm. With its lush gardens, and a central statue of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the square provides a tranquil escape from the city's hustle and bustle. 12-minute walk to Burger & Lobster Mayfair.
Brown Hart Gardens
This hidden gem, placed on a raised terrace, offers a tranquil escape from the bustling streets of Mayfair below. With its greenery, perfect lawns, and a range of benches and tables, it provides a peaceful and unique retreat. There is also a cafe at the gardens, so it's the perfect choice for a day out with kids in Mayfair. 13-minute walk to Burger & Lobster Mayfair.
Oxford Street Shopping
If you’re looking for things to do in Mayfair, Oxford Street stands as one of the world's most iconic shopping destinations. Covering over a mile through the heart of London, this historic street is lined with an array of flagship stores, boutiques, and department stores. Oxford Street is a shopper's paradise that caters to everyone's interests. 15-minute walk to Burger & Lobster Mayfair.
Found in the corner of Hyde Park, this timeless symbol from the early 19th century, was originally used as the entrance to Buckingham Palace. The iconic marble structure is complete with stately columns which shows off London’s impressive architecture. Today, the Marble Arch serves as a gateway to the bustling West End and a reminder of London's rich history. 20-minute walk to Burger & Lobster Mayfair.
These are just a few of the top things to see and do in this fantastic central location that we like to call home to one of nine of our London restaurants.