Hakkasan Mayfair

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Chinese
Opened in November 2010, Hakkasan Mayfair is the second London edition to the acclaimed Hakkasan brand. Innovatively created cocktails and a unique wine list, are combined with carefully chosen dim sum and Chinese dishes that are ever changing, dynamic and new. The result is authentic Cantonese cooking with a contemporary flare – at once subtle and thrilling - and all made with the best ingredients. Hakkasan Mayfair is set over two floors. The lower ground floor invites the guest to the traditional Hakkasan setting, surrounded by intricate wooden screens allowing intimate dining, whilst, the ground floor brings a combination of relaxed atmosphere and a vibrant bar encouraging guests to indulge in an inspired environment. Cloakroom available. ALIPAY and weChat payment accepted.

Special Offers

Celebrate New Year's Eve with a fantastic meal!

Our resident DJ will be playing in the restaurant until 2am closing time. The New Year's Eve menus will be priced at £150 per person available from 9pm. Menus offered at £118 or £150 per person until 8.30pm.

Tuesday, 31 December, 2019

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Riyadh
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Bad food bad service !

Hakkasan Mayfair
Responded 2 days ago

Hello there, On behalf of all of us here at Hakkasan Mayfair, thank you for taking a moment to leave us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you did not have the best experience. We would love the chance to redeem ourselves one day. Have a great week, Warmest regards Thew Hakkasan Team

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TM
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Food is pretty good, but not necessarily outstanding. Service and atmosphere are ok as well. Cocktails and Food is very expensive though - beware.

Hakkasan Mayfair
Responded 2 days ago

Dear TerryM, Thank you for taking a moment to leave us your feedback. It is only through our guests' comments that we are able to continue improving our service. I sincerely hope we will have the chance to welcome you back soon at Hakkasan Mayfair. Warmest regards, The Hakkasan Team

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Food great, service great for a start then disappeared. Had to ask 3 times for the bill

Hakkasan Mayfair
Responded 2 days ago

Hello there, It is great to read that you loved the food and the service! Please accept our apologies if the experience overall has not been perfect from the beginning to the end. We all hope to have the chance to redeem ourselves very soon. Kindest regards, The Hakkasan Team

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HK
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food3service1ambience4

MC dondalds can learn a lot from this
'fast' concept as hakkasan looks to be awarded the upper class fast food restaurant in London. Just finished my starter when the waiter served main... When we asked to wait a bit he become very rude... Bad experience.

Hakkasan Mayfair
Responded 2 days ago

Dear HenriK, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience at Hakkasan Mayfair. We sincerely apologize that the high standards that we strive to achieve everyday were not met on this occasion. No guests of ours should feel rushed whilst having their meals. Whilst we do offer 2 hours sitting to all our tables, this shouldn't have interfered with your dining experience. We sincerely hope we will have the chance to welcome you back to redeem ourselves. Kind regards, The Hakkasan Team

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B
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Wouldn’t let us sit downstairs despite booking a month ago - seems they are giving priority over later bookings. Host snatched our coats out our hand and was generally rude (I.e not welcoming). Was 40 mins before I got my first drink and ordered only to be told there was no duck (half 7 on a Tuesday night) with no pre warning as we were sat and no apology. Music was way too loud upstairs. Sea bass was amazing though! Service wasn’t memorable..staff seems flustered and over worked: avoid in busy season

Hakkasan Mayfair
Responded 2 days ago

Dear Becky, Thank you for taking the time to detail your visit at Hakkasan Mayfair. Our guests' comments are of the up most importance to us. We are sorry to read that you were not welcomed at the reception and that your expectations were not managed effectively. We have had a strong discussion with the team and we have reiterated the importance of an exceptional. Please accept our apologies. We all hope we will have the chance to redeem ourselves soon. Sincerely, The Hakkasan Team

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R
Berkshire
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Great food, beautiful decor and nice ambience but cold, transactional and even snooty service.

CW
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Love the darkness of the place, service and food. The music was a bit load so difficult for have conversations..but will come again for sure.

Hakkasan Mayfair
Responded 2 days ago

Dear ChristineW, Many thanks for your lovely words! Please note that we have passed your comments onto the DJ and his team and I can assure you they will take this matter fully on board. We sincerely hope to see you soon at Hakkasan Mayfair. Kindest regards, The Hakkasan Team

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nourriture de qualité, service soigné, très bonne ambiance

Hakkasan Mayfair
Responded 2 days ago

Hello there, Thank you so much for leaving us your feedback. Wonderful to hear that your Hakkasan experience was one to remember. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Have a wonderful week Warmest regards The Hakkasan Team

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AM
Miami
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

The server was not willing to be helpful and he didn’t give us the right information about our choice. We had the duck and it was big enough for 4 people and we were 2.

Hakkasan Mayfair
Responded 2 days ago

Dear AndreaM, Thank you for taking a moment to leave us your review. I am very sorry to hear that your experience wasn't perfect, therefore please accept our profuse apologies. I can assure you we take our guest satisfaction very seriously and the point in which you have expressed have been passed on to higher powers. We hope to have the opportunity to redeem ourselves soon. Have a wonderful day Warmest regards The Hakkasan Team

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A
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food quality was outstanding. Excellent service and constantly being referred to see if you need help. Food did not take long to come and was well cooked. Definitely recommended

OT
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Some of the dishes were outstanding, while others were more average. Very good coctails. Did NOT like the way we as customers are first sent to the bar, and then rushed through a 7 course meal in just two hours from arrival until you get the bill at the same time as dessert are served and are more or less asked to hurry. Reminds me more of a money machine than fine dining.

Hakkasan Mayfair
Responded 2 days ago

Hello there, Firstly let me thank you for taking a moment to detail your experience at Hakkasan Mayfair. Whilst I am glad to read that you loved the food, I am disappointed to understand that the high standards we strive to achieve everyday were not met on this occasion. Please accept our sincerest apologies. I truly hope we will have the chance to welcome you back and redeem ourselves. Kind regards, The Hakkasan Team

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DH
London
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall2food5service2ambience2

Party of four. Sat on the ground floor for the first time - where the music was horribly loud. Hard to maintain a conversation. Good advice from waiter to order from 2 set menus. I said I would like to order extra rice as I have big appetite. Waiter twice insisted I wouldn't need it. (I did and had to order it later). During payment, there was a transmission problem with the card machine and the waiter went to speak to the manager which made me feel uncomfortable - especially when he referred to the bill and so revealed the cost of the meal to my guests. The food itself was excellent. But it made us realise that on a previous visit two weeks earlier - also 4 people with a set menu - some of the food did not arrive! We had several more items on the second visit. When you're paying more than £500 for a meal for 4, I think it should be smoother than this. The dreadful volume of music on the ground floor makes it unlikely I would choose the Hakkasan again.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Again a great te at Hakkasan Mayfair. This time we took the Pearl menu. Highlights of this menu are the Peking Duck and the signature dessert (chocolate treat in overdrive). One tip for the team: next time, if one of the table guests is in the restroom, please wait a moment with serving out until that person is back. Ranking comes with obligations I would say!

MS
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was incredible. The flavors were amazing.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience5

The food was (and is) always outstanding. The service was terrible. We arrived five minutes early for our reservation, introduced ourselves at reception, and were brusquely told our table wasn’t ready and we’d need to go to the bar and wait. We did so, and fifteen minutes passed. We walked to the front and asked, politely, if our table was ready, and the man at the front told us, rudely, “no, I would have told you if it was”. Fifteen minutes later (twenty five minutes after our reserved time) we asked again, and he wordlessly walked us, a group of three, to a table clearly meant for two, and walked away. We then waited ten minutes for our server to arrive. The food itself arrived on time and delicious, but the getting there was beyond disappointing.

H
London
2 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Worst service ever. Extremely noisy. Bad food, and expensive.

OT
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Good quality food but pricey if you want to try the duck (which is a must). Service very distant and removed. The loud music make it feel like you are in a nightclub more than a restaurant so I wouldn’t recommend for dates.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Booked a table for 9pm, called them to let them I will be running late and they told us they will sort us out a table once we get there. Upon arriving about 15 mins late still being in the grace period, they put us on a bar table which was annoying plus no menu was given to us for a good 10 mins. Finally got the menu, took them a while to approach us to ask if we needed anything or if we are ready to order or not. Ordered the food after a while my missus gets her food and mine is no where to be seen. Got my food too after a while. Took us good 20 mins to pay the bill and leave as there was no one to attend to us. Did not pay any service charge. Was really disappointed with the service. Food was really good tho. Would probably go back for just the food and that’s all.

P
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent as always; an enjoyment of taste!

OT
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience2

Reasonable food, a little pricey and quiet loud background music. Vegan dim sum was very good and worth trying. Mains were pretty good. Good service

JA
London
7 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Very nice meal but I find the 2 hour time limit for a table of 5 quite annoying, especially when spending £690. I think for a table of two 2 hours is fine. We felt rushed out at the end of our meal.
Its great they are busy and taking more bookings all night long but eventually I feel greed spoils the overall 5star experience . Guest should be put first, I think 30 minutes more on bookings over 4 is fair, at leats they should give guest the option of 2 or 2.5 hours.

feels a bit like a fast food experience... just with very nice food

I have bee going to Hakkasan for over 12 years, great chain with fab chefs.

S
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience5

Amazing menu, food and drinks.
Shame the staff are arrogant and unfriendly. We have eaten in many London restaurant to this standard but felt this place was let down by their front of house staff.
We were made to feel rushed and unwelcome - one of the hostess’s even took the drinks menu from my friends hand and ushered her to our table only to then walk off and not even offer the drink she was waiting to order.
Cannot fault the quality of the food and drinks, we really enjoyed our meal. Just a shame the staff can’t smile!

L
London
7 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Great food and love the cool vibes but the place is a machine now - they really pack people in and could have done with another 30 mins or so at table But a great night was had by all.

c
Surrey
4 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Not that good this time !
Lost it’s charm

IW
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall1food4service1ambience3

Service was awful. Not sure I would go again or would recommend to others. Really disappointing

J
London
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

- 5/5 Food: Amazing, hats off to the kitchen staff
- 3/5 Service: walked up to the front desk to be seated and waited awkwardly whilst two of the female staff members argued in front of us. Weird start but okay hah Waiter was super friendly so our experience got better! But then we ordered food and found a hair in one of the dishes. Normally we wouldn't care but since I was paying for a Michelin star meal on our anniversary, I kindly told our waiter and he very kindly replaced our meals and said it was covered. Great waiter! But upon receiving the bill from another waiter, I noticed we were charged double for all the meals replaced and charged for a bottle of water that never came to our table. I ended up correcting the waiter and he rectified the bill but overall probably better communication amongst the team would be helpful.
- Atmosphere was nice, food amazing, staff on individually seemed nice but need to tighten up communication amongst themselves :)

TD
London
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Bad service, waited over 30 minutes for starters. Noise level was extremely high could barely hear the people on the other side of my table. Food wasn't that great and defiantly not worth the price.
£110 duck - 10 small pie size pieces of crispy duck on pancake and then one small bowl of duck meat that was enough for only 3 people.
£17 for very small soup portion (and the taste was pretty meh)

all in all not a great experience, will not be returning to Hakkasan

DA
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply incredible!!!

Service, food, ambience all first class!!!

I
London
3 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great buzz. Delicious food.
Unique preparations.
Customer service always very obliging.

PL
London
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Too many people, and service did not cope with it.
Some traditional dishes were taken out of the menu, like Pipa Duck, which we liked very much.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience; everyone was really happy and well fed. Thank you !

f
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Having dined at Hakkasan in Shanghai, San Francisco and last year in London we found the experience this time somewhat different. The service and the Peking Duck was excellent but overall the quality of the meals did not meet our expectations. Last year’s meal in Lindon was much better.

MF
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4