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“Fantastic meal to celebrate my graduation!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of May Fair Kitchen

May Fair Kitchen
Stratton Street, London W1J 8LT, England (Mayfair)
+44 20 7915 3892
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Ranked #230 of 17,052 Restaurants in London
Price range: $30 - $121
Cuisines: Seafood, International, European, British
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Mayfair
Description: At May Fair Kitchen, we are confident in our simplicity. Our talented chefs are obsessive about sourcing the finest produce locally and from overseas to ensure that every single dish is served to you with thought and passion. Our open kitchen creates a theatrical dining experience where you can not only taste our food, but feel our passion for it. No gimmicks, no pretence. Just exquisite food cooked and served to perfection. May Fair Kitchen.
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Fantastic meal to celebrate my graduation!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We arrived and were shown the impressive meat and fish array and then greeted at ours seats with a complementary glass of moet (as we booked through open table). Our waiter Mark was friendly and funny- pleased to recommend me the Jersey sauce with my Lamb and suggested an array of sides to accompany our mains.

Although the MayFair kitchen has an impressive selection of meat dishes (cooked to perfection may I add), my mother had the vegetarian grill selection and it was just as impressive. The presentation made for some good pictures.

I would definitely recommend this restaurant and will be back soon.

If you go try the Avocado and Mint martini and the Cheese cake

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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MF K, Manager at May Fair Kitchen, responded to this review, July 21, 2014
Dear Katy

Thank you so much for taking the time to write to us regarding your experience at May Fair Kitchen.

It was great to meet you and your parents and I am extremely glad to hear that my team were able to make your visit a memorable experience.

I will be sure to pass your comments to all of the staff and thank them for looking after you so well.

I do hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back to May Fair Kitchen again soon. In the mean time, congratulations once more on your recent graduation and I wish you the very best of luck with your career.

Best wishes

Steve Humpherson

Deputy General Manager
May Fair Kitchen

Email: steven.humpherson@mayfairkitchen.co.uk
Tel: 0207 769 3264
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“Five star quality, best restaurant in London”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

One of the best Restaurants in London, the service was excellent and the staff very welcoming. We had a three course meal, we started with the tiger prawns, the biggest prawns ever and the taste was so good!
Our dinner and desert were five star quality. recommend this restaurant to all. We loved it so much that we are going again tomorrow night!
Thank you to the staff for making our restaurant experience the best ever!
Theo and Joanne

Visited July 2014
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MF K, Manager at May Fair Kitchen, responded to this review, July 17, 2014
Dear Joanne and Theo

Thank you so much for writing your review of May Fair Kitchen. It was fantastic to meet you both last night and hear about your exciting travels around Europe.

I am extremely glad to hear that you had such a wonderful experience with us at May Fair Kitchen and that you have rated us as one of the best restaurants in London.

Since opening as May Fair Kitchen in April we have been working hard to establish ourselves as one of the best new restaurants in London and we truly believe that with our service, food quality and ambience we are competing against some of the best established restaurants out there.

It is reviews from guests such as yourselves that it helping us to put a stamp in the London market and for that we are extremely grateful.

We look forward to welcoming you back to May Fair Kitchen this evening and I wish you the very best for the rest of your holiday.

Best wishes

Steve Humpherson

Deputy General Manager
May Fair Kitchen
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London, United Kingdom
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“Dinner Party”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

From the moment we entered, the staff were lovely, very attentive and keen to ensure they looked after us, even when handing over to colleagues. We had a tour of the new layout of the restaurant, before an excellent meal followed by delicious deserts. The only thing was that we didn't get the complementary glass of champagne the promotional material mentions.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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MF K, Manager at May Fair Kitchen, responded to this review, July 17, 2014
Dear Matt

Thank you for writing to us regarding your recent visit to May Fair Kitchen.

I am sorry to hear that there was an issue regarding the champagne for your booking. However, it is fantastic to hear that you and your guests enjoyed your dinner party with us and that you have taken the time to provide such feedback.

I do hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you to May Fair Kitchen again in the future.

Kind regards

Steve Humpherson

Deputy General Manager
May Fair Kitchen
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Ndey and Mostafa”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I spent my whole entire weekend at the Mayfair Hotel and the service at the Mayfair hotel was phenomenal! Ndey and Mostafa were so friendly and their service was so exceptional. As a CEO of Dollar and Dream UK, I'm so impressed and would be, recommending all our elite clients to Mayfair Kitchen. Special thanks to Ndey and Mostafa and keep the smile and warmth reception..... Xxxx

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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MF K, Manager at May Fair Kitchen, responded to this review, July 14, 2014
Dear Natasha

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on your recent experience at May Fair Kitchen.

It was great to meet both yourself and Frankie during your lunch with us last week and I am glad to hear that Ndey and Mostafa were able to demonstrate the exemplary customer service that we pride ourselves on.

I do hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. Should you wish to make a reservation in the future either for yourself or for any of your clients then please feel free to contact me directly.

Kind regards

Steve Humpherson

Deputy General Manager
May Fair Kitchen

Email: steven.humpherson@themayfairhotel.co.uk
Tel: 02077693264
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“Fantastic food and service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

What a great evening out! The service was outstanding and was matched with equally fantastic food.
The menu has such a great selection and we loved the fact that we could choose our own sides and sauces to go with the mains - Martin was great in assisting us with this!
The chorizo and tiger prawn skewers were delicious and worked well as a starter - compliments to the chef on those as well as the rest of the meal!
Staff were super friendly and discretely attentive, which I love!
Can't wait to come back again and try out the rest of the yummy dishes!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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MF K, Manager at May Fair Kitchen, responded to this review, July 12, 2014
Dear Janice

Thank you so much for writing such a wonderful review of your experience in May Fair Kitchen.

Myself and the team are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us so much. It is great to hear that not only did you think our food was fantatsic but my team were able to demonstrate their exemplary customer service skills.

I have to agree with you that those King Prawn Skewers with Chorizo are fantastic and are certainly proving to be very popular - especially as a starter as you so righly pointed out. You may be interested to know that the prawns are actually Black Tiger Prawns which come from Andrah Pradesh in India. All of our fish is actuall supplied by James Knight of May Fair who are actually the official fishmonger to HRH Queen Elizabeth II by Royal Appointment.

I do hope that we get the chance to welcome you back to May Fair Kitchen in the not too distant future.

Kind regards

Steve Humpherson

Deputy General Manager
May Fair Kitchen
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