We all know a glass of fine wine and a delicious meal can help relationships to flourish, but when it comes to business; style and quality go a long way.
Why not treat your clients to a great British tradition and hold an afternoon tea party, or give them a taste of luxury at a Michelin starred joint? If you’re looking for something really unique, impress your clients with a bespoke menu created around their wine selection, or try sampling some classic cocktails at one of Mayfair’s high-end bars.
Save the alcohol for later and head to one of Mayfair’s high-end coffee houses or enjoy the luxury of an afternoon tea party in style.
Tucked away on Duke Street, H.R. Higgins has been providing Mayfair with specialist fine teas and coffees since 1942. Learn about the distinctive tea and coffee qualities from the shop experts and discover which brew is right for you before enjoying a cuppa in their cosy café.
The Chesterfield Hotel
Afternoon tea at The Chesterfield is famous for its high standards of service and fine quality homemade cakes and scones. Private groups can book afternoon tea parties, where you and your guests will receive top service of their delicious menu. Why not add a glass of Champagne to the deal to give the afternoon that extra bit of sparkle?
Mayfair is famous for its Michelin starred restaurants and we’ve picked our top three choices so you can be sure to impress prospective clients. Consider booking a private dining experience in one of these luxury settings to show your business partners the star treatment they deserve.
Galvin at Windows
Feel on top of the world in this breath-taking restaurant situated on the 28th floor of the Hilton. The glass exterior boasts 360° views over London, giving you a birds eye view of the city. The menu is based around French haute cuisine and the bar is well stocked with an enviable whisky collection. Private dining is hosted on ‘The Balcony’, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking Hyde Park and a tailored menu to suit your tastes.
Experience the real taste of China with Hakkasan’s modern Cantonese cuisine. Menu highlights include steamed New Zealand mini lobster and black truffle roast duck. Choose between the vibrant restaurant and bar area, a more traditional dining experience, or book a private dining area to enjoy a more exclusive experience.
Alyn Williams at The Westbury
This elegant restaurant is the jewel in the Westbury’s dining collection. With a focus on fine flavours and seasonal ingredients, you can let the food do the talking. For a memorable experience, book a meal in the private Wine Salon. Guests select only their bottle of wine whilst the chef creates a bespoke food menu tailored to compliment their choice.
Nightlife and Bars
After dinner, keep the entertainment going with a drink at one of Mayfair’s stylish bars. Keep the energy up and treat guests to exotic cocktails or wind down and relax with a nightcap to end the evening.
The American Bar at the Beaumont
Wile away the night with a glass of bourbon or a classic cocktail in this 1920s inspired bar. Its classic walnut interior is decorated with photos of characters that frequented Mayfair in the twenties and is surely the kind of place F. Scott Fitzgerald or Hemingway would have felt at home.
Show your clients the world without having to leave Mayfair. This eccentric bar is themed around Victorian explorer Phileas J. Fogg and is filled with weird and wonderful souvenirs from his adventures. The cocktails are twists on Victorian favourites and are served in quirky containers and in the summer, guests can hire their private garden space, The Hendrick’s Botanical Garden, for intimate and exclusive events.
Whether you’re trying to make a great first impression, develop a lasting bond or seal that oh-so-important deal, there’s plenty of entertainment to choose from in Mayfair. Make sure you pull out all the stops and impress your clients with an experience they can’t forget.