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The Loose Box Bar and Kitchen

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Neighbourhood:
Westminster
Bar, British
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51 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AA, England
+44 20 7932 0123
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Today
08:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 23:00
Sat 10:30 - 18:00
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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this place twice today before and after lunch in search of coffee when the pub where we were due to meet a friend turned out to have a non-functioning coffee machine. I found the staff only minimally polite/welcoming but that was ok given that the sofa was comfy and the coffee ok (if spilled into the saucer a... More 

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Thank Angloteuton
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff and doggy friendly even when packed. Best bar food in the area, obviously London prices but a great bar.

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Thank ElaineDoris
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went out for Lunch with work and just had an absolutely gorgeous Belly Pork and Crackling! The service at the Loose Box was fantastic! The staff were friendly and very quick, we didn’t have too long for lunch as we had to be back in the office, but nothing felt rushed and the staff were great. The Pork belly... More 

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Thank Vic C
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We ate in the restaurant on a Friday evening. The bar was packed but the restaurant box was empty and was enough 'air' to have a conversation. We ate different things from the menu and all of it was well presented and very tasty. The service was outstanding. Will eat here again and recommend to friends. Its perfect if you... More 

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Thank Clytemnestra8
Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I met my sister here for a late lunch yesterday, I had reserved a table but when we arrived the place was quite empty and we were shown to any table by the window - that didn't bother me though as I made the reservation online and that took no time at all. We both opted for a blueberry mojito,... More 

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Thank claudface
Bedford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I arrived and spoke to a young lady who seemed to be running the diary. We identified our table and I was given a number. I asked "can I put drinks on the table " the friendly response was yes of course. As we were the first in a group of 9 I went to the bar ordered our initial... More 

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Thank Colin C
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

very quiet which was not a problem but no excuse for such slow service. not very much atmpshere you are better off sitting outside and watching people rushing by.

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Thank doreenbenrais
London, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

For such good food and service, I would have expected a Monday night to be heaving busy in this large bar / restaurant. Delicious food, lovely waitress who could not be helpful enough. Low prices, large portions. Super

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Thank ODonnell-Stephen
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

What makes a great burger? Quality home minced beef formed into 1/2 pound patty - brioche bun, cheese, fried onions and that's it! We can add our own ketchup or whatever condiment we choose. This one was an OK patty but with bacon and cheese drenched in mayo - yuk. As the waitress kindly pointed out, I should have read... More 

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Thank jeff d
London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This restaurant in Westminster has such potential, but failed miserably on our first visit. There were very few tables seated for dinner at 7pm, but the service was not only slow but rude. Our waitress seemed very disinterested in her job. We had to ask for several items, as did the table beside us. When we did ask for more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 23:00
Thursday
08:30 - 23:00
Friday
08:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighbourhood: Westminster
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7932 0123
Description
The Loose Box Bar & Kitchen is a treasure in the heart of Westminster.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Westminster

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Westminster
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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