Whether you’re work is near Victoria or Belgravia, you travel to work on the Victoria Line, District Line or Circle Line, you’re going to the area to see a musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre or Victoria Palace Theatre, then chances are you’ll be travelling home to the suburbs and shires south of London through Victoria Station. As the station is known to be a bit busy during rush hour, why not taken your time and stop off for a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants in the area? There’s Thai, British, Spanish, South African, Japanese, Italian, Chinese, American restaurants, as well as place to grab afternoon tea before visiting Buckingham Palace or a Sunday roast before a stroll through the Royal Parks.
Victoria / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: African
Bbar & Restaurant is an elegant mix of safari chic and colonial cool. The menu is international, but with a South African accent, lent by dishes like springbok fillet and grilled boerewors sausages. The two bars serve 110 wines (more 50 by the glass) from an eclectic list of old and new world producers and passionate mixologists prepare over 60 cocktails. Being close to Victoria Palace and the Apollo Victoria theatres, bbar is an excellent option for pre-theatre dining. Bbar also offers versatile options for private parties offering tailored packages and menus. 43 Below is an intimate lower bar and is available for private bookings.
Victoria / Bar / Cuisine: Bar
Located across the road from Victoria station, Greenwood is slap bang in Central Victoria. Complete with four overhanging copper beer tanks serving up rotating guest ales on tap alongside classic cocktails and a carefully curated selection of wines, the bar serves your tipple of choice. Feeling peckish? Fear not! The bar menu features a wide array of delicious bites and snacks that will tickle anyone's fancy.
The Goring Dining Room
Victoria / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: British
Situated in the stunning Edwardian hotel The Goring, just around the corner from Buckingham Palace, The Goring Dining Room is a lavish British restaurant. Everything about The Goring Dining Room shouts luxury and refinement and it is the most perfect example of Edwardian style dining in the capital. The menu is British through and through with the very finest ingredients used - from grouse to duck and Scottish salmon to Cornish sea bass. A British cheese trolley and divine British desserts round off proceedings perfectly.
Afternoon Tea in the Palace Lounge
Victoria / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: Afternoon Tea
There is no better place to enjoy the much-loved traditional English occasion of afternoon tea than sitting back in the Palace Lounge at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace. Catering for a range of dietary requirements, the traditional afternoon tea features a selection of mouth-watering finger sandwiches and delicious sweet treats including a selection of freshly baked scones from our scone menu of traditional, raisin, buttermilk, white chocolate and lavender, savoury cracked black pepper and parmesan and wholemeal orange, honey and currant.
Victoria / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: Chinese
Grand Imperial London is a stunning Cantonese restaurant located in London's Victoria. It is a unique restaurant that offers exquisite cuisine for the discerning gourmand. Featuring original pieces of artwork and calligraphy excerpts, the restaurant has been designed around the ancient practice of feng-shui, along with traditional artefacts.
The English Grill
Victoria / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: British
Set in the style of a traditional carvery with high ornate ceilings and chandeliers, The Old Masters' has many succulent roasts on offer daily, and is well known for its Aberdeen Angus beef selected from the finest Scottish herds. There's also a fine selection of salads, fish and vegetarian options.
Victoria / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Uno Italian restaurant, located in Pimlico is the restaurant to go for incredible modern Italian cuisine, fantastic ambience and friendly, reliable service. The Mediterranean dishes and décor will delight the senses and leave you with memories of a truly wonderful, not-to-be-missed dining experience.
Belgravia / Restaurant / Cuisine: Thai
This restaurant has enhanced the diner experience with a feng shui interior, making you realise their attention to detail will follow through to the food. This upmarket restaurant - located a stone's throw away from Buckingham Palace, if one were allowed to do such a thing - serves up some of the best Thai food in the city. The must-try dish has to be the gilled sea bass fillet wrapped in banana leaves with lime and tamarind; divine is an understatement.
Victoria / Restaurant / Cuisine: Spanish
This tapas restaurant is 10 minutes from Victoria Station and offers a gourmet taste of Spanish gastronomy from early lunch until late evening. The modern menu combines taste, texture and temperature with a mix of hot and cold dishes 'from the land' and 'from the sea'. An impressive bar takes the form of a kitchen stove where solo diners and small groups can convene, catch up and clink drinks whilst enjoying something from the bar menu, which includes signature cocktails, speciality gin & tonic serves, fruity sangria and an extensive selection of Spanish wines.
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