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Living in Mayfair & St James’s:

Mayfair encompasses the area situated between Oxford Street, Regent Street, Piccadilly and Park Lane, in the very heart of London’s West End, and adjacent to St James’s and its glorious Royal parks to the south.

For nearly 300 years local residents have included some the most influential and illustrious people on the planet, from foreign royalty and British prime ministers to celebrities and entertainment icons, and the many embassies play host to a large diplomatic community.

The handsome Georgian architecture and graceful garden squares provide the elegant backdrop to some of London's most fashionable boutiques and exclusive restaurants.

World renowned for the luxury of its leisure amenities, Mayfair is within easy reach of two of London’s most notable department stores, Selfridges and Liberty of London, as well as Saville Row, famous for its tailoring, and New and Old Bond Streets, known for couture & high fashion, fine jewellery & watches, art & antiques. Also located here are Sotheby's, Christies & Phillips, three of Europe’s oldest and most respected auction houses.

Unsurprisingly, Mayfair boasts an impressive concentration of five-star hotels and its restaurants provide diners with some of Europe’s finest gastronomic experiences. World-class art galleries, museums and historic buildings located here include the Handel House Museum and the Royal Academy of Arts, which is set in the beautiful Burlington House on Piccadilly. From their position in the heart of London, Mayfair and St James’s have excellent links to the rest of London and into the City via both road and underground networks.

Destinations further afield across Great Britain are easily accessible, as are Kings Cross St Pancras for the Eurostar and Heathrow Airport, for connections to the rest of the world.

Places of interest

  • Selfridges
  • Fortnum and Mason
  • Hyde Park
  • Burlington Arcade
  • Mount Street Deli
  • The Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair
  • Shepherd Market
  • Royal Academy of Arts
  • Royal Institution of Great Britain
  • Handel House Museum
  • Gagosian Gallery
  • Scream Gallery
  • Halcyon Gallery
  • E & R Cyzer Gallery
  • Berkeley Square
  • Mount Street Gardens
  • Grosvenor Square

Local authority

City of Westminster
P.O. Box
240 Westminster City Hall
64 Victoria Street
0207 641 6000

Taxi/chauffeur/ luxury car hire services

Opulently Driven
Luxury Car Hire & London Chauffeur services
20 Hanover Square
0207 993 5848


St George's Hanover Square, a co-educational Church school based on South Street, is the local Primary school. Westminster School, one of the UK’s top independent co-educational schools is located just to the south of St James’s Park.

Other independent schools in the vicinity of Mayfair and St James’s include Connaught House, a co-educational preparatory school for children between the ages of 4 and 11, and Queens College London, for girls aged 11 to 18.

The renowned Sylvia Young Theatre School is also nearby and takes both girls and boys between 10 and 16 years of age.

  • St George's 
    Hanover Square 
    South Street
    W1K 2XH
    020 7629 1196
  • Westminster School
    Little Dean’s Yard
    SW1P 3PF
    020 7963 1000
  • Connaught House
    47 Connaught Square
    W2 2HL 
    020 7262 8830
  • Queen's College London 
    43-49 Harley Street
    W1G 8BT
    020 7291 7070
  • Sylvia Young Theatre School 
    1 Nutford Place
    W1H 5YZ 
    020 7258 2330

Hospitals and medical practices

Lees Place Medical Centre
11 Lees Place
020 7036 6060

The Mayfair Medical Centre
3-5 Weighouse Street
020 7493 1647

The London General Practice
5 Devonshire Place
W1G 6HL 
020 7935 1000

Urgent Care Centre
42-52 Nottingham Place
020 7908 2144

St Mary’s Hospital
Praed Street 
W2 1NY
020 3312 6666

Theatres and cinemas

Curzon Cinema 
38 Curzon Street


Fitness First Berkeley Square
Berkeley Square House
W1J 6BR 
0844 571 2813

Matt Roberts Mayfair 
16 Berkeley Street
020 7491 9989

Property available in Mayfair

Known for its elegant period conversions and post-war apartments, lateral space is highly prized in Mayfair. Freehold townhouses and outside space are rare and thus greatly sought after.

Newly renovated properties appeal to both the international and domestic markets, and property recently finished to a high specification commands a premium, particularly if it comes with additional amenities and concierge-style services.

Development opportunities are keenly sought and rarely remain on the market for long.

Whether you have a property to sell or to let, and whether you are looking for an imposing townhouse or an impeccable pied a terre, Knight Frank Mayfair is perfectly placed to take care of your London property needs.


Mayfair is named after an annual 15 day long May Fair that took place on the site that is now Shepherd Market, from 1686 until 1764, when it was banned by the local aristocratic citizens because they felt it was attracting undesirable people from poorer parts of London.

Most of the area was first developed between the mid-17th century and the mid-18th century as a fashionable residential district. The most notable of the numerous landlords responsible for this transformation was the Grosvenor family, who built extensively across the village, and whose name is still attached to many Mayfair landmarks.

The Grosvenor Estate now occupies much of north Mayfair, including Mount Street which over recent years has been dramatically rejuvenated under careful management into one of the city’s most luxurious retail destinations.

Over the centuries, Mayfair and St James’s have been home to many prime ministers including Benjamin Disraeli, Sir Robert Peel, William Pitt the Younger, and Winston Churchill.

During the Second World War, heavy bombing in the City forced a large number of businesses to relocate to Mayfair, taking over residential homes in the process. From the mid 1990’s these buildings started to revert back to residential use, rekindling Mayfair’s status as one of London’s most exclusive addresses.

Getting to Mayfair


Although Mayfair and St James’s are known for their relatively peaceful residential streets, the area is easily accessed by a number of main routes:

  • Park Lane leads directly onto the Edgware Road (A5) for access to the M1 and A41
  • The A4 for the M4 and Heathrow Airport begins at Hyde Park Corner
  • To the north of Mayfair, the A40 runs through Holborn and into the heart of The City


  • London Charing Cross Station, The Strand, London WC2 5HS for trains to the South East of England and a high frequency service to London Bridge via Waterloo East
  • London Victoria Station for the Gatwick Express and trains to the South of London and Southern England
  • Kings Cross St Pancras for the Eurostar and trains to the North of England


  • Bond Street Underground Station (Jubilee line, Central line)
  • Green Park Underground Station (Jubilee line, Piccadilly line, Victoria line)


  • Heathrow Airport: approximately 14 miles from Mayfair. Heathrow express train service: trains direct to Paddington Station
  • Gatwick Airport: approximately 25 miles from Mayfair. Gatwick express train service: direct train to Victoria Station
  • Stansted Airport: approximately 30 miles from Mayfair. Stansted express train service: direct train to Liverpool Street Station

Bars and restaurants

Mount Street 
020 7495 7309

50a Berkeley Street
W1J 8HA 
020 7 399 4330

25 Davies Street
020 7399 0500

Fera at Claridges
Modern European
Brook Street 
W1K 4HR 
020 7107 8888

Modern Cantonese
17 Bruton Street 
W1J 6QB 
0207 907 1888

The Wolseley 
160 Piccadilly 
W1J 9EB 
020 7499 6996

Le Gavroche
43 Upper Brook Street
W1K 7QR 
020 7491 4387

15 Berkeley Street
W1J 8DY 
020 7290 9222