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#213 of 17,925 Restaurants in London
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43 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0PP, England
+44 20 7958 7000
09:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Durham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were staying at Rubens at the Palace hotel next door and had read interesting menu for the Bbar. The very helpful staff were willing to explain any of the dishes, many which are South African inspired, Bobotie spring rolls starter are particularly good. We had fish pie (very filling) and peri peri chicken with the best sweet potato chips... More 

Thank Maureen S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in this great bar on a couple of occasions while on holiday. Friendly welcome. Great food. Fantastic staff.

Thank Peter C
Connecticut USA
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lighter fare and less formal dining, its THE place just left of the hotel entrance as you exit the hotel. You can have a great casual dinner and few drinks here and go right next door to sleep!

Thank OUTTravelers
Innisfil, Canada
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

African inspired decor - excellent food - great staff... a great dinner out. Everything ordered was delicious... not sure you could go wrong with this place

Thank Rikki M
Edinburgh, Scotland
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170 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having travelled down to London from Edinburgh last Tuesday, 7th March, I had already booked into my hotel and, feeling tired, was out looking for somewhere where I could get a light dinner - then I spotted the nearby Bbar & Restaurant. I walked in and was greeted by the front of house staff member who was positively charming and... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are cousins who were born and bred in Westminster but have since moved in different directions from there.Now that we are retired we meet up twice a year for a get together now that our parents have passed on.Victoria is the nearest convenient station for us all and therefore we needed to find a suitable venue. bbays has looked... More 

Thank Roger C
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bbar is a stylish restaurant and bar in Victoria, central London close to Buckingham Palace and it is a great place to have a birthday party. I had mine a week ago with over 100 guests and the service was exemplary. The food was marvellous - delicious Irish oysters, fabulous sushi and wonderful hors d'oeuvres and small plates. Like... More 

Thank Andrew S
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very relaxing setting which, serves up the most exquisite food. The service is first class and, is the perfect venue if celebrating a special occasion. I really can,t praise this place enough, quite simply, a stunning meal of top quality ingredients.

Thank PTG16007
Southport, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here again on Wednesday and if anything it has improved. This is a great restaurant. Excellent food, nice ambience and decent prices for London. However, it is the staff that really excel. They are brilliant. The Rubens next door had linked in with them and told them it was my wife's birthday which was unexpected and a class touch.... More 

Thank GoodisonEffect
Geneva, Switzerland
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183 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, wines, service and atmosphere makes for a great night at the bbar. In London for two nights and met friends one evening for drinks and on the second we attended a private function where the food served by the amazing staff was delicious. Can highly recommend.

Thank Liz208

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$75
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighbourhood: Westminster
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7958 7000

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Staying in Westminster

Neighbourhood Profile
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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