Brown’s Hotel

London, United Kingdom

Unmistakably Brown’s, splendidly English, thoroughly cosmopolitan.

In the heart of London’s elegant Mayfair, Brown’s Hotel is an iconic luxury hotel where history and 21st-century sophistication come together. The retreat of choice for royalty, presidents, and literary greats over the centuries, Brown’s Hotel is an enduringly distinguished destination in London.

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Mayfair is in the heart of London, and Brown’s Hotel is in the heart of Mayfair, boasting one of the most prestigious addresses in the city. The hotel is located within walking distance of key shopping streets such as Bond Street and Regent Street, in addition to theatres, art galleries, and all other key central London landmarks. It also sits on the doorstep of the stunning green spaces of Green Park and Hyde Park. During your stay, enjoy a quintessentially British Afternoon Tea in The Drawing Room, savour fine cuisine at Charlie’s at Brown’s, sip cocktails after dark at the chic Donovan Bar, and surrender to bliss at The Spa at Brown’s. Step into Brown’s Hotel, your family’s home away from home and the perfect base from which to explore London’s playground. Our friendly concierge team will be happy to recommend local activities and excursions that will delight little ones and teenagers alike.


London, United Kingdom

Distance from Airport

30-minute drive from London City Airport; 45-minute drive from London Heathrow Airport; 70-minute drive from London Gatwick Airport; 10-minute drive from Euston and Victoria Stations; 15-minute drive from St Pancras International and King’s Cross Station; nearest Underground: Green Park

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Child friendly

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The Spa at Brown’s Hotel

Food and Drink



Charlie’s embraces the ongoing evolution of British cuisine with a menu that celebrates contemporary British cooking, complemented by European influences. From Monday to Saturday, the restaurant is open for lunch from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and for dinner at 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. On Sunday, lunch is served between 12.30 p.m. and 3.30 p.m., and the Sunday Jazz Dinner is served between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.

The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room serves one of the most famous afternoon teas in London. This award-winning Traditional Afternoon Tea consists of a choice of 17 teas, including Brown’s own blend, along with delicious finger sandwiches, an assortment of delicate pastries, fruit, and plain scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve, as well as freshly baked cakes from the trolley.

For the more health-conscious palate, Brown’s Hotel offers a plant-based Afternoon Tea, a nutritious twist on a quintessential British classic. With wellbeing at the forefront, Brown’s Pastry Chef has created both sweet and savoury guilt-free alternatives with champagne options to go alongside a choice of teas.

The Donovan Bar

Residing in one of London’s most iconic hotels, The Donovan Bar has long been known as one of the most intimate and sophisticated drinking dens in the city, playing host to gatherings of the most glamorous faces of Mayfair’s elite fashion and art scene. Taking inspiration from the bar’s namesake and close friend of the Forte family, the iconic 1960’s photographer Sir Terence Donovan. The menu consists of 18 cocktails, carefully curated by world-renowned master mixologist Salvatore Calabrese and Director of Mixology Federico Pavan, in addition to an array of vintage cocktails. Open to residents and non-residents between 12 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Sunday, 12 p.m. and midnight on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, and 12 p.m. and 1 a.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.



Open 24 hours a day.
70-square-metre fully-equipped gymnasium with Technogym equipment.
Personal Training Service is available.


There are three treatment rooms, including one luxury room for two. The Spa at Brown’s offers a wide range of treatments using Irene Forte Skincare; tanning is available by Beau Bronz; and nail varnishes are by O.P.I.

Local Area

Explore London

With Mayfair on our doorstep, you’re unlikely to run out of things to do. Discover the art galleries of Cork Street, the theatres of Shaftesbury Avenue, and some of the capital’s finest restaurants and bars—our concierge has all the inside knowledge. Mayfair, a hub for lovers of art and design, houses some of London’s leading galleries. Take a tour of London’s sculptures with art expert Maeve Doyle, and discover contemporary and classic sculptures on the hotel’s doorstep in Mayfair. Learn classic English etiquette with expert William Hanson as you enjoy all the flavours of a quintessentially British Afternoon Tea. Experience the Tower of London after hours, watch the Crown Jewels glisten with no one around, and eat like a king within the breath-taking structure before the renowned Ceremony of the Keys.

As a shopping destination, there’s nowhere finer than Mayfair. Its abundance of exclusive boutiques, charming arcades, and extraordinary history make it an iconic, endlessly alluring place to indulge in some retail therapy. Here, we walk along Mayfair’s luxurious shopping streets, where you can find unrivalled fashion, jewellery, and homeware.

From international art powerhouses to independent affairs, Mayfair is home to some of the most prestigious art galleries in London. Whether you’re looking to add to your collection or simply to discover new, inspiring works, here’s our curated selection of the finest art galleries to visit in Mayfair.

Family Friendly

Step into Brown’s Hotel, your family’s home away from home and the perfect base from which to explore London’s playground. Our friendly concierge team will be happy to recommend local activities and excursions that will delight little ones and teenagers alike.

Watch a show in London’s lively West End, hop aboard Victorian trams and buses at the Transport Museum, or take a boat ride down the Thames to Greenwich’s Royal Observatory for spectacular views of the city. After a day’s adventuring, return to Brown’s for a Jungle Book-themed afternoon tea with our mischievous monkey, Alby. Our stylish family suites and rooms have been designed with families in mind. Ensuring the young and young at heart are well looked after, families can expect special treats, playful amenities, and turndown surprises during their stay. Be sure to stop by our spa and discover the treatments tailored for families with kids.


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