Table Talk: Where Pimlico Plumbers' Charlie Mullins eats

Mews of Mayfair is probably my favourite London restaurant - I eat there twice a week when I'm in the UK.

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

I discovered the place through Max Clifford, when we first met about four years ago. It's very peaceful for a London restaurant - it's in a little cobbled courtyard, so it's relatively insulated from the sound of passing cars. There are so many options here: you can sit outside with a cocktail, go downstairs to the lounge bar for a quiet drink or a coffee, or, of course, head for the restaurant.

The food here is incredible and represents great value for money. Given that I've been going there for years, I know the menu pretty well and I've got two favourite dishes I usually go for: the liver and bacon or good old fish and chips. The finish of the place is lovely - the curtains and the chair coverings are soft, plush and brilliant white.

The staff are attentive but not pushy, and always do their best to cater for your needs. Most importantly, they are discreet. If a celebrity walks in, the staff don't start looking; it's just a regular thing for them. Max is in there all the time and he usually has a celebrity client with him, so I guess they're just used to it. It's not like some of the other West End restaurants where you get hoards of photographers outside. I've been there a couple of times recently with Chris Eubank, who is doing some work with us to promote a plumbing product we offer. We actually sealed the deal at Mews of Mayfair.


10-11 Lancashire Court, New Bond Street, London W1, 020 7518 9388,

Favourite dishes: Fish and chips, pea and mint puree, wasabi tartare £15.50 Grilled calf's liver, crushed Jersey Royals and crispy bacon £15.00

Charlie Mullins is founder/MD of Pimlico Plumbers

Find this article useful?

Get more great articles like this in your inbox every lunchtime