The best bars in Mayfair range from in the know haunts to fabulously glamorous affairs. Whether you love cocktails or you simply fancy drinking late in sophisticated surroundings, when it comes to drinking in London these recommended Mayfair bars are hard to beat for stylish looks and great service.
More Mayfair Bars
The Avista Bar can be found within the Millennium Hotel and provides a tranquil environment in which to enjoy a cocktail or two.
Avista Restaurant, 39 Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London, W1K 2HP
(020) 7596 3399
The Dorchester Bar is conceived as a glamorous fantasy of glass, colour and light and is one of the capital's uber chic bars.
The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1QA
(020) 7629 8888
THE BAR is located within the elegant Athenaeum Hotel and offers intimate and elegant surroundings. At THE BAR you can enjoy a fine selection of wines, Champagnes and signature cocktails.
The Athenaeum Hotel, 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, W1J 7BJ
(0)20 7640 3333
Playboy Club London, 14 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1ND
(020) 3504 3614
Baroque is an opulent, flamboyant and sociable night time lounge at Playboy Club London, Mayfair.
Berkeley Square's Benares Restaurant offers top notch Indian dining in its refined Mayfair surroundings.
12a Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London, W1J 6BS
(020) 7629 8886
Enjoy live piano and jazz from some of the UK's biggest artists.
11-15 Swallow Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4DG
(020) 7734 4756
This contemporary offering is situated on Dering Street, ideal for locals, shoppers and tourists.
11 Dering Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1AR
(020) 7629 0531
A cheerful old boozer on Old Burlington Arms.
21 Old Burlington Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2JL
(020) 7479 7620
A sturdy, attractive pub near Green Park Tube with an affordable offering of food and drink.
4 Dover Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4LB
(020) 7491 3607
The Coburg is a luxurious bar located within The Connaught Hotel.
The Connaught, Carlos Place, Mayfair, London, W1K 2AL
(020) 7499 7070
Dirty Martini is a glamorous bar and cocktail house with an effortlessly cool interior. Dirty Martini on Hanover Square brings incredible cocktails and a friendly atmosphere to Mayfair.
10C Hanover Square, Mayfair, London, W1S 1JH
(020) 7632 2087
Luxurious surroundings and an extesnive cocktail list at the rewarding Donovan Bar, located within the Rocco Fortes Brown Hotel on Albemarle Street.
Browns Hotel, 33 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4BP
(020) 7518 4005
Sketch is a unique venue conceived in 2002. The East Bar at sketch is a stylish and intimate area ideal for pre or post dinner drinks.
9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2XG
Please note this bar is only open to diners.
(020) 7659 4500
150 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1QZ
(020) 7514 1700
The Hard Rock Cafe has been standing on Old Park Lane in London since 1971 and, to this day still offers authentic American cuisine and rock 'n' roll memorabilia. They offer a variety of burgers, sizzling fajitas, mouth watering cocktails and a truly electric atmosphere.
An upbeat, contemporary offering on Brook Street.
8 Lancashire Court, Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1EY
(020) 7659 1500
This cool karaoke bar has private booths for budding superstars to sing their hearts out. Perfect for celebrations.
14-16 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1PQ
(020) 7493 8800
A proper old time pub in a charming little part of Mayfair.
2 Shepherd Market, London, W1J 7QA
(020) 7629 0416
The Loop is spread over three floors with four bars, a restaurant and a club. This lively, unpretentious club plays classic 70s and 80s hits. The professional dancers and extensive drinks list makes this an ideal choice for a night out.
19 Dering Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1AH
(020) 7493 1003
The Luggage Room provides a stylish setting for some sumptuous cocktails on Grosvenor Square.
London Marriott, 84-86 Duke Street, Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London, W1K 6JP
(020) 7514 1507
37a Curzon Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 7TX
(020) 7629 2211
Slide into this Moroccan wonderland for some spicy and exotic cocktails.
The Mayfair Bar is located in the stunning Mayfair Hotel and offers visitors a sumptuously eclectic mix of cocktails.
May Fair Hotel, 70 Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LT
(020) 7915 3894
Since its conception in 1997 The Met Bar has offered complimentary membership to a highly exclusive set of clientele including A-list celebrities. A place where the worlds of fashion, celebrity, music, media and business collide, the venue attracts a diverse and select range of people from all areas of London's elite.
The Metropolitan Hotel, 19 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1LB
(020) 7447 1000
A selection of cocktails, afternoon teas and light dishes will be available throughout the day at this resplendent venue on Lancashire Court.
10 Lancashire Court, New Bond Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1EY
(020) 7518 9388
This is strictly members only. You will not get in unless you're a member or are accompanied by a member
28 Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London, W1J 6EN
Mortons Private Members Club is a stylish venue located on Berkeley Square with two bars, club room and a dining room offering a menu of Mediterranean inspired cuisine.
(020) 7499 0363
Although attached to the traditional Westbury Hotel, The Polo Bar is an entity in its own right – and an upbeat, funky one at that.
The Westbury, 37 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2YF
(020) 8382 5006
An amiable, cosy atmosphere in a grand pub in the swish area of Old Park Lane.
2 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1QN
(020) 7499 1980
The Shenkman Bar is a stylish cocktail bar at Keeper's House that opens up into the garden. The cocktail menu at The Shenkman Bar features both classic and modern drinks with many using seasonal and foraged ingredients.
Keeper's House, Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, W1J 0BD
(020) 7300 5881
Playboy Club London, 14 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1ND
(020) 3553 7733
The Tale Bar is a cocktail bar within the Playboy Club that is inspired by the clubs history and features vintage imagery. There is an impressive range of drinks available at the Tale Bar that are served by the club's iconic Bunnies.
Mayfair's The Windmill is a self-proclaimed 'Institute of Pie' and so punters can expect to tuck into hearty pub grub while also enjoying the strong real ale line-up at the bar.
6-8 Mill Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2AZ
(020) 7491 8050