fbpx

The Mayfair Times consistently

highlights the welcoming spirit

of St. James’s and Mayfair…

it’s a large and valued part of

this precious community spirit”

– Stephen Fry

Sacha Jafri makes art with a heart

The Maldives resort setting the standard for sustainable luxury

Mayfair’s millennials

Nicholas Coleridge - a life in vogue

Wareing's work ethic

News

The power to extend your life

The power to extend your life

Sponsored content In the last few years, we’ve seen a dramatic change in people’s behaviours as they seek to understand their health and wellbeing better. At Randox Health, we provide a range of private health packages designed to do just that. Using patented Randox...

7th Community Awards of Mayfair & St James’s

7th Community Awards of Mayfair & St James’s

The seventh Community Awards of Mayfair & St James's took place in March at the Grosvenor House hotel to recognise those making a positive contribution to life in Mayfair and St James's. https://youtu.be/KUUcVv2-caE Jeremy King (Corbin & King) picked up the...

Culture

Back from the brink

Back from the brink

“That was the God-given moment that changed my life,” - DJ Fat Tony on Mayfair, fame, and overcoming his demons Words: Will MoffittDJ Fat Tony doesn’t do requests. The clubland icon has always spun life to his own soundtrack. Celebrities? He’s met them all – and if he...

Cultural artefact

Cultural artefact

Every issue, we’ll be exploring a cultural artefact that was inspired by Chelsea and its surroundings. This month, we’re looking at Morrisey’s Hairdresser on Fire…  “And you’re always busyReally busyBusy, busyOh, hairdresser on fireAll around Sloane Square”What is...

Desert Island Books – Melvyn Bragg

Desert Island Books – Melvyn Bragg

To mark the launch of his new memoir Britain’s beloved cultural broadcaster, Melvyn Bragg, reveals the books that have entertained and enthralled him over the years

Art

MASTER THE RENAISSANCE

MASTER THE RENAISSANCE

An epic opportunity to study with a master artist at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford and National Gallery in London

Eye of the Collector

Eye of the Collector

Second Edition of Eye of the Collector kicks off London's Summer Art Season12-14 May 2022 Two Temple Place, London  ‘A spirit of discovery and rediscovery lies at our heart. With nearly half of the works on show by female artists, we look forward to shining a light on...

Mitch Griffiths wows with new exhibition

Mitch Griffiths wows with new exhibition

Renowned Painter Mitch Griffiths to launch first UK solo exhibition in nine years  New art exhibition IMMORTAL opens on Thursday, April 28 at Halcyon Gallery in London’s New Bond Street, featuring 28 new works by the acclaimed artist The first UK solo exhibition in...

Lifestyle

The power to extend your life

The power to extend your life

Sponsored content In the last few years, we’ve seen a dramatic change in people’s behaviours as they seek to understand their health and wellbeing better. At Randox Health, we provide a range of private health packages designed to do just that. Using patented Randox...

Mutts about you

Mutts about you

Hatmaker extraordinaire Philip Treacy OBE opened his boutique at 69 Elizabeth Street in 1994 and never looked back. His trusty companion TJ now follows him wherever he goes around BelgraviaI have been a hat designer at 69 Elizabeth Street for the past 32 years. I...

Designing a Dream Boat

Designing a Dream Boat

Designer Alex Innes tells the remarkable story behind the creation of the Rolls Royce Boat Tail

Business

The power to extend your life

The power to extend your life

Sponsored content In the last few years, we’ve seen a dramatic change in people’s behaviours as they seek to understand their health and wellbeing better. At Randox Health, we provide a range of private health packages designed to do just that. Using patented Randox...

Life Lessons

Life Lessons

From superstar model to entrepreneur, the inimitable  David Gandy is now turning his hand to Wellwear, his fashion label that puts emotional wellbeing at its heart. By Selma DayDavid Gandy has made a business out of being the world’s most famous male supermodel....

A Home From Home

A Home From Home

With the pandemic prompting flexible working patterns, many are shunning the office in favour of members’ clubs that suit their needs. Here are four places in Mayfair and St James’s that offer strong working environments By Jonathan Whiley and Alice Cairns  Home...

Girl Power

Girl Power

Farzana Baduel lists eight Mayfair and Marylebone-based Indian-origin businesswomen who inspire and fuel her own drive for success

People

Fully charged

Fully charged

Tony Fadell is firing on all cylinders when we meet at Apricity, the sustainable, mostly plant-based, zero-waste restaurant in Duke Street. His new book Build: An Unorthodox Guide To Making Things Worth Making has just made The New York Times Bestseller list. For...

Desert Island Books – Melvyn Bragg

Desert Island Books – Melvyn Bragg

To mark the launch of his new memoir Britain’s beloved cultural broadcaster, Melvyn Bragg, reveals the books that have entertained and enthralled him over the years

Spirited away

Spirited away

Coachbuilt whisky is the new venture from former Formula One World Championship (2009), entrepreneur and Sky Sports presenter, Jenson Button, and whisky expert, consultant and writer George Koutsakis. Selma Day finds out moreFormula One racing star and former British...

Food & Drink

Maddox Tavern

Maddox Tavern

Sponsored content Maddox Tavern, tailor-made for MayfairHaving spent much of its life as a high-end gentlemen’s outfitters, 47 Maddox Street has been lovingly refurbished to proudly serve the Mayfair community once again. Seamlessly blending New York tavern, rich...

Mover and Shaker

Mover and Shaker

A new masterclass at Pantechnicon draws on the supreme cocktail making skills of head mixologist Gento Torigato Words: Will MoffittWith its punchy blend of fino sherry, Sakura vermouth, peach bitters and sparkling sake it’s easy to see why The Bamboo cocktail is so...

Around the world

Around the world

A new restaurant has opened at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences, drawing inspiration from flavours across the world.

Finance

Passport to the future

Passport to the future

Amid a global pandemic, Citizenship by Investment is on the increase – and the UK is high on the list for overseas investors, thanks to benefits such as education, healthcare and quality of life

Trading places

Trading places

Aman Natt is co-founder of Mayfair-based trading company, AstroFX

Visas made easy

Visas made easy

Get your visa wrong and you could miss your whole trip. New firm Viselio simplifies the process and even fills out those tedious forms for you.

What women want

What women want

With increasing amounts of the UK’s wealth now in women’s hands, a new network seeks to challenge the male-dominated finance industry.

Property

Out of the ashes

Out of the ashes

Dubai’s post-pandemic rebound reaches new highsEXPO events have long been heralded as a powerful marketing tool for countries, products, services and economies as a whole. And it could be argued EXPO 2020 is doing just that for Dubai’s property market. A report by the...

Resort Living

Resort Living

With all the allure of a luxury holiday, why not invest in the Wyndham Grand Algarve Residences? Words Selma Day Quinta do Lago – in the heart of the Algarve’s golden triangle – is known for its world-class golf courses, fitness and leisure facilities – not to mention...

Grand Designs

Grand Designs

Sir Winston Churchill’s Old War Office – once a backdrop to royalty, politics and spies – is soon to open as a Raffles – branded hotel and luxury residences

The ultimate campus

The ultimate campus

The UK’s world-class education continues to attract both domestic and international buyers, with many choosing Mayfair for the “ultimate in campus living”

Travel

Staycation in style at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

Staycation in style at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

A new limited-time ‘Hyde Away Park Experience’ package offers a taste of the capital at its very best. Mayfair Times checks in Words: Jonathan Whiley Faced with the spectre of travel chaos at some of the capital’s airports during the busiest time of the year, now is...

Arabian nights

Arabian nights

Nestled between a one-kilometre long private beach and lush gardens and just a 15-minute drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport, 20 minutes from the Corniche and the city centre and only a 45-minute drive from Dubai, Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri is in one of the best...

Taste of Japan in Sicily

Taste of Japan in Sicily

Verdura Resort in Sicily welcomes Dinings SW3 pop-upNeighbourhood favourite Dinings SW3 will launch a pop-up restaurant at Verdura Resort in Sicily this month. Japanese dishes using the best sustainably-sourced Sicilian ingredients will take centre stage on the Rocco...

Subscribe!

Sign up to our newsletter and we’ll send you an e-newsletter twice a month with access to exclusive stories taking place in the loveliest parts of the world’s most vibrant city.

You have Successfully Subscribed!