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Mayfair

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The Western London district of Mayfair is an elegant residential and...

The Western London district of Mayfair is an elegant residential and commercial section of Westminster.

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Mayfair is an amazing area of london you need to walk down mount street to Berkeley square and all the side streets , you will also find some old authentic little pubs like the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Mayfair is an amazing area of london you need to walk down mount street to Berkeley square and all the side streets , you will also find some old authentic little pubs like the punch bowl in the area and some stunning old houses and small parks . If you are looking to eat you will also find the best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful district in London's city centre. Beautiful architecture. Most of London's city centre architecture is fabulous but Mayfair can easily demean all that. Christmas decorations are unbelievable! The best really! It's the kind of bling this area deserves! Lovely to see the window displays and Christmas decorations of some of the biggest names in the fashion industry!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This area, on the east of Hyde Park, stretches east of Park Lane and contains many of the Top Hotels and eateries in London! You may recall its the most expensive on a Monopoly board! Hotels such as The Grosvenor House, with its huge Ball Room, are based here and staying in these places is special

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Mayfair is a very affluent area inhabited by London's "Poorest" people. There is some nice architecture to be seen with the odd coffee shop and restaurant. Otherwise, I wouldn't rush there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

On a recent nostalgia visit to London, we took a long walk through our old neighbourhood of Mayfair. Some things do not change - the beautiful old homes, stunning architecture, lovely small parks and quiet streets. Other things had changed a lot - our favourite pub, the Red Lion, had been converted into a beautiful residence - and the charming... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Mayfair is obviously the heart of wealthy inner London living with exclusive residences, many embassies (the US one and all its security on Grosvenor Square) and top notch restaurants and very exclusive shops. It is a pleasant place to walk around but very quiet. You can get some great lunch deals for some of the top restaurants in Mayfair that... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I became familiar because of the board game Monopoly. Mayfair is the most expensive square on the board with price of £400. It is not much different from the real world. It is a mixed residential and commercial areas. Apartments were super expensive and some of them were converted into offices and embassies. Some of the buildings are 100-200+ years... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Five-star hotels and exclusive streets and shops, make Mayfair a very special place. There is not much to do on the tourist-front unless one likes to shop, window-shop or eating at one of restaurants (a lot of the restaurants are based inside hotels).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is a very upmarket part of central London.Expensive shops,some fine buildings,world famous hotels and a few museums.Berkley Square is pleasant but unremarkable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Loved walking around Mayfair however our trip was mainly to visit the Crombie menswear shop to purchase an overcoat that fits. We were helped by the very knowledgeable & patient Morshed Alan. He followed up to advise on the required alterations & kept us informed of the progress. Will definitely be visiting next time we're in London.

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Set beside some of London's best parks and home to world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic streets will reveal that Michelin stars and chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even if you're on a tight budget, this exceptionally well connected swath of Central London is worth exploring, if only for the chance to take a peak at the goings on of upper crust English society.
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