Mayfair's finest establishments

The people behind the Mayfair places

The people behind the Mayfair places

Many of the street names in Mayfair are world famous, synonymous with style, class and luxury across the globe. Hardly anyone knows how those names came to be. Here are the stories behind some of Mayfair’s most popular places. Grosvenor Square. Grosvenor Square takes its name from the Duke of Westminster, Sir Richard Grosvenor. It … Read more

The history of Savile Row

The history of Savile Row

Savile Row is one of the most famous shopping streets in Mayfair, and indeed the whole of London, known across the globe for its traditional bespoke tailoring services. In fact, the word “bespoke” is said to have originated in the area, when material for a suit was “to be spoken for” by a particular customer. … Read more