Shepherd Market, London
We entered Shepherd Market from Curzon Street through this covered passageway leading through to the Grapes Pub.
Mayfair itself is named after the infamous fifteen-day fair that took place on the site that is Shepherd Market today. James II established the fair in the 1680's, mainly for the purpose of cattle trading.
By the Kings Arms pub looking along White Horse Street towards Piccadilly.
Shepherd Market remains a peculiar and curious collection of charming alleyways, eclectic cuisine, 18th century pubs and discreet residences.
A scene rather typical of the Shepherd Market area in Brick Street.
Next to Brick Street is Half Moon Street, where the fictional Wooster (the perfect upper-class Mayfair resident and his faithful valet Jeeves) of P.G. Wodehouse's novels lived
Looking along Hertford Street, past Shepherds Tavern, to where it crosses Shepherd Street.
Shepherd Market is best known today for its boutiques, restaurants, and Victorian pubs. This pedestrian friendly area offers a variety of places to shop and eat.