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May Fair Kitchen

Exterior view of May Fair restaurant and Bar at The May Fair Hotel

Welcome to May Fair Kitchen. An intimate, secluded Japanese izakaya and Italian restaurant experience, hiding in the vibrant hum of London’s most iconic neighbourhood. 

Inspired by the informal izakaya eateries of Japan, May Fair Kitchen’s Japanese menu subtly elevates and modernises traditional moriawase, omakase, sashimi, tempura and robata dishes. Discover an unmissable seafood platter and A5 grade Wagyu, carefully sourced from ethical farms and fishmongers. 

From Puglia to Parma, the Italian menu takes you on a journey through regional Italy. Fresh pasta, stone-baked pizza and grilled specialities are prepared with simplicity and precision, considering each ingredient to bring out the best of their flavours. 

May Fair Kitchen is the flagship restaurant of the award-winning Kitchens brand. 

Close-up of a meal with fried fish and chopsticks in Japanese Izakaya at The May Fair Hotel

Japanese Izakaya

Indulge in tempura, A5 Wagyu and selections from the Robata grill, as well as a showstopping Japanese seafood platter.

Prawn dish served on a marbled table in May Fair Kitchen at The May Fair Hotel

Italian Cuisine

Our regional Italian dishes include delicious antipasti, Neapolitan pizza, fresh pasta and selections from the grill. 

Close-up of a whiskey glass served at The May Fair Hotel


Discover elegant cocktails, carefully selected sake and our wine list, including complex back vintages of Sassicaia.  

Close-up on dining table arrangement with candles in May Fair Kitchen at The May Fair Hotel

Private Dining

Intimate and secluded, May Fair Kitchen is the distinguished choice for private events


May Fair kitchen breakfast buffet displayed at The May Fair Hotel

Afternoon Tea

A most indulgent treat awaits at May Fair Kitchen… Enjoy delectable tiers of exquisite finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and preserves, dainty chocolate patisseries, and a fabulous selection of fine loose leaf tea and Champagne. 

Close-up of a chef prepares mussels and shells in a bowl at The May Fair Hotel

Set Menu

Perfect for a working lunch or weekend outing with friends, our set menu allows you to enjoy two courses at £30 or three courses at £35.

Group Offers

With 25% off cocktails, wine and other beverages. Gather your friends and family for an evening to remember and let the drinks flow (discount valid for groups of 10+).

May Fair Kitchen

  • Breakfast
    Monday - Friday:
    7:00am – 10:30am

    Saturday & Sunday:
    7:30am – 11:00am

  • Lunch
    Monday - Friday 
    12pm - 2:30pm

    Saturday & Sunday
    12:30pm - 2:30pm

  • Dinner
    Monday to Sunday
    5pm - 10:30pm
    *last food orders 10:45pm


  • Afternoon Tea
    Thursday to Sunday:
    12:30pm - 4pm

  • Lounge Bar
    Sunday to Wednesday
    12pm - 11:45pm
    *Last order 11pm

    Thursday to Saturday:
    12pm - 00:30pm
    *Last order 11:45pm

  • Lounge Bar Food Times:
    Monday to Friday:
    12pm - 10:30pm

    Saturday & Sunday 
    12:30pm - 10:30pm

Contact us:
T: +44 20 7915 3892

A platter of oysters, vegetables, and sauces on a marbled table in May Fair Kitchen at The May Fair Hotel

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Frequently Asked Questions | May Fair Kitchen

All you need to know about May Fair Kitchen

May Fair Kitchen offers a menu of contemporary Japanese and Italian small plates, entrées and specialities, in addition to a curated list of fine wines, cocktails, sake.

We highly recommend to book a table online or by contacting our reservations team. But we still accept walk-ins if we have availability. If you are visiting us with children, please do count them (including babies) into your final party size. 

Our largest online table is for a maximum of 8 guests. Please note that multiple bookings for the same party will not be honoured. Please contact our reservations team for more information about large bookings or visit our Private dining page

All of our menus are available on our website. We offer a variety of options such as vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and Halal meat. But should you have any other specific requirements related to an allergy or intolerance, please specify at the time of your booking and our team will assist you with the menu on the day.

Yes - Our restaurant  is wheelchair accessible. Please be aware that the May Fair Terrace is only accessible by stairs.  

Please contact our team for more information and assistance.