Smart and stylish throughout, enjoy the moreish British-inspired dishes with fido in the bright and contemporary first-floor brasserie, the buzzy, chic downstairs bar complete with deep leather sofas and 18th century chandelier, or the picturesque courtyard.
With your pooch by your side, tuck into a classic prawn cocktail, a Mews truffle burger or a posh fish finger sandwich. There is an extensive wine and champagne list, as well as a good selection of premium spirits and fresh-fruit cocktails – why not treat yourself to a Pomegranate Martini.
If your pawfect partner in crime is small, he’s welcome to join you in the brasserie, but if you’re with a larger dog you’ll need to dine in the bar or courtyard, but you can still enjoy the full brasserie menu. Ask for a water bowl and treats to keep him occupied while you dine.
The dog-friendly courtyard is a wonderful setting for a traditional afternoon tea. Mews of Mayfair puts an exquisite twist on a classic, so don’t expect just any slice of cake or cup of tea. A pulled pork and brie toasted bagel, mozzarella and basil pesto wrap with baby kale, and chocolate and cherry scone are all sure to get your tastebuds going. Eleven teas are on offer from the Rare Tea Company, including Sri Lankan lemongrass and whole camomile flowers from Egypt.
At weekends, a brunch menu is served from 11am to 4pm, in the brasserie only (with classic roasts available on the Sunday). You can add bottomless Bloody Marys, Mimosas, Bellinis, beer or house wine for £19.
The outside area is heated (with blankets on offer if required) and well lit all year round, so don’t let a visit after dark put you off – while the tranquil courtyard may be a little less so after hours, the atmosphere is still relaxed and you’ll forget you’re even in London until you step back out onto the main streets.
On Monday evenings, bring your own wine when you dine in the brasserie for a £5 corkage fee per bottle.
In the heart of Mayfair’s glamorous shopping district, Mews of Mayfair is a perfect spot for you and fido to unwind and reflect on your latest purchases.
The restaurant is a mere leap and a bound from two magnificent, dog-friendly royal parks where fido can come a-sniffing. Both Hyde Park and Green Park are a 10 minute stroll away – don’t forget to allow your walking route to take you past Buckingham Palace; you might just see a corgi or two.
For further details on both parks, keep an eye (and a paw) on our ‘Play’ pages.
For other dog-friendly venues in the area, check our our ‘Also in the Neighbourhood’ recommendations below.
Address: Mews of Mayfair, 10 Lancashire Court, New Bond Street, London, W1S 1EY
There are two entrances to Lancashire Court – on Brook Street, or New Bond Street. Take a turn off the main road and enjoy the journey through the cobbled backstreets until you find Mews’ courtyard tables. If arriving by car, there are a number of pay and display bays in the area, or your nearest car park is at Grosvenor Hill.
Bond Street (on the Central and Jubilee lines) is less than five minutes’ walk away, with Oxford Circus (on the Central and Victoria lines) just slightly further. With numerous buses running you to and from a number of London locations from nearby Oxford Street, you and fido are much better off heading to Mayfair on public transport than trying to find a space to park the car.
Travelling with your pooch in London is much easier than you think – check out our handy guide.
On the kind of summer’s evening we all dream off, we set off with Rigby for a spot of al fresco dining at dog-friendly Mews of Mayfair.
We made our way through the affluent streets of the restaurant’s namesake borough, Rigby’s tail wagging merrily in the fresh evening air as we turned into the cobbled mews of Lancashire Court. Filled with eateries and chatter, it was a delightful spot, and right at its heart, Rigby spotted our destination.
After a warm hello from the friendly staff, delighted to see the furry one, we settled into one of the courtyard tables that line the alley, which was festooned with flower garlands and lights. With the evening sunshine streaming in and Rigby settled into a shady corner, his nose pawfectly positioned to just stick out from underneath the table, to keep an eye on the human and hound (plus food!) activity, an aperitive was in order. Aperol Spritzes ordered, and a bowl of water swiftly delivered for Rigby, we sat back amongst the cheery crowd, from visitors to city workers, all keen to celebrate the summer.
In no rush at all to order and with Rigby settled, we happily chatted and people watched in the bubbly surrounds, before eventually rousing ourselves to concentrate on the task at hand – dinner. Delighted to embrace the holiday spirit enveloping us, we opted for a selection of Mediterranean inspired nibbles to begin. With the courtyard’s casual dining menu filled with comfort food favourites, for our main courses we opted for mussels in a traditional white wine, shallot and parsley sauce, with frites; and one of Mews of Mayfair’s specialities, the Mews Truffle Burger; along with a Chateau La Gordonne Rose, my partners’ French routes showing through.
Our starters were soon delivered, enticing a sniffing nose to reappear from under the table, just to say hello of course… From the crispy squid, delicate in flavour with just a small kick of chilli, to the flavour filled crispy chorizo, our appetites were awakened and ready for our mains.
After the attentive waitress enquired whether we would like our mains straight away or in a little while, we were soon to acquiesce that actually maybe we were on the hungry side. No sooner were they requested, than they were speedily delivered. There was a mountain of mussels large enough for two never mind one, perfectly cooked and succulent, more than doing justice to this tempting but so often disappointingly executed main. The Truffle Burger, whilst rich was a naughty but nice treat for a truffle lover, from the truffle brie topping, to the truffle mayonnaise.
With so many enticing smells emanating, the furry one could not help but join in, so a treat or two was bestowed, after which he settled back to crowd watching, a look of contentment on his face.
Completely full even after a good rest, we ordered coffee’s alone to end the meal.
Now just to rouse ourselves from this charming, happy spot. With Rigby deciding a stretch of the legs was finally in order, we dragged ourselves away, with friendly good wishes from the staff and a lot of welcoming hands from patrons keen to give a cuddle to the furry one as he passed. Now for an evening stroll in Hyde Park…
A favourite of cosmopolitan city dwellers for its European vibe and charming courtyard, Mews of Mayfair is a dog-friendly delight with an approachable and flavoursome menu, hidden away in the heart of central London.
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