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Bbar

#231 of 17,867 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Westminster
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43 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0PP, England
+44 20 7958 7000
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Today
09:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate both nights here when we stayed at London and the food was fantastic. I can recommend the burger I would say it was the best I have ever eaten very tasty.

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Thank Andy B
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were expecting an average easy meal with adequate service. The food was amazing the service fun and engaging. We returned 3 more nights!

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Thank gregf674
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located only a short walk to the side of Buckingham Palace this restaurant is a real find. It has a varied menu and smaller plate options so daughter and partner were happy! Salt beef sandwich comes highly recommended. Nothing left on that plate Staff were lovely and attentive Restaurant is airy and had plenty of tables Will definitely remember for... More 

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Thank Vwake2904
Manchester
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here whilst staying at the hotel next door. Lovely restaurant. I had the king prawn linguine with chilli and lemon and it was delicious. Very chilled vibe. Would recommend.

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Thank mcginnmichelle
Essex
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at The Rubens next door and was recommended this restaurant by the hotel manager as it was part of the Red Carnation group and the hotel restaurant was closed for refurbishment. We are very pleased that we went with his recommendation because this was a perfect alternative. The atmosphere is very relaxed and comfortable. The service was... More 

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Thank EssexT
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156 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner booked at the Rubens but it was cancelled due to refurbishment. I wasn't expecting too much from the Bbar, but actually it was pretty good. That Mac Cheese starter was a good choice and the fish pie main was full of prawns etc. Yep, I'd go here again.

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Thank TootsieBones
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this bar regularly as it is close by, the food is excellent and a very good selection of wines and spirits with friendly bar staff.

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Thank Sarg63
Voorhees, New Jersey
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154 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at Bbar starving and in need of a quick lunch before our afternoon tour. The staff bent over backwards to get us served quickly and out the door. No one complained, they were so polite and the food was really delicious. Highly recommend the salt beef sandwich (England's version of corned beef).

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Thank NancyWWH1963
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Christian and Alex were superb in providing recommendations! Service with more than a smile! I would gladly go back again many, many times! Bravo for excellent food, drinks and service!

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Thank Andrew S
Stockton Heath, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we ate in here whilst at the Rubens and found everything very very good. The food, the service, the atmosphere. Just loved it and so interesting to look at the interior and photos.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 75
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:30
Thursday
09:00 - 22:30
Friday
09:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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

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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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