Mayfair earned its name from the annual fortnight-long “May Fair” which took place in Shepherd's Market between 1686 – 1764. The Georgian architecture of the area was developed between the mid-17th and 18th Centuries by prominent landowners including the Dukes of Westminster and the Grosvenor and Berkeley families.
Take a gentle jog through neighbouring Hyde Park or blissful stroll around Kensington Gardens. Peruse designer labels including Burberry & Louis Vuitton on Bond Street whilst an eclectic mix of art dealers and exclusive restaurants await on Mount Street.
Pause for afternoon tea at the Ritz, indulge in innovation at Gordon Ramsay's Maze, Michelin-star dining at Murano and pore over a 1,700 bin wine list at Morton's Club. Re-live history by visiting Apsley House, home to the 1st Duke of Wellington after victory at Waterloo or join Clockford's, the world's oldest private members' casino.