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54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF, England
+44 20 7963 8325
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  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF, England
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I was there for dinner for my wife's birthday.very nice table by the window.food was great and nicely presented.zana and Veronica were excellent as far as service is concerned.good customer service.above all desserts were to a different level.

Thank Adson M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Had a great meal with the misses the staff was very helpful and friendly can be a little pricey but loved all we had

Thank Mal10ll
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We had dinner the first night at this restaurant in our hotel as we were exhausted from traveling. We were very impressed by the food and service and think they must be influenced by the presence of the Michelin starred fancier (and more expensive) Quinlon...More

Thank JandSNyc
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

The Bistro is a restaurant within the St James Court Hotel. Breakfast during our stay at the hotel was served there and it was very pleasant. The large windows looking into the street allowed in plenty of natural light making it's very cheerful place. The...More

Thank BanditJamshedpur
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Usually my experiences are on site restaurants in a hotel are just so so, high priced and average quality. Bistro bucks this though, menu is small but well focused mostly Indian offerings but also options if one doesn't want Indian food. We found the samosas,...More

Thank Wennie W
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I had been quite frequently staying in St James Court Taj Hotel since Jan'17 to Apr'17, and this restaurant is now renovated and opened in Apr'17 (i guess), this has been opened for Breakfast for Internal and external clients and having nice Buffet and ala...More

Thank Business_traveler_HK
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The restaurant is actually called Bistro 51. We have been to literally dozens of Indian restaurants both domestic and abroad including India. This is a very special place and if some in your party don't care for Indian food, they have fish and chips and...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in after a long day touring the city. We were staying in the hotel and honestly too lazy to go anywhere. What a great decision. The Chicken Tikka Masala was amazing and the Royal Mojito was just what the doctor ordered. Our son...More

Thank Asdis S
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Really a hidden gem. I had perhaps the best Chicken Tikka Masala in London so far. The Turkish attendant was very friendly. Had a good bottle of wine for 24£ in a 5* property! The stone bass was ok though - did not match the...More

Thank Kamal M
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Not only the quality of the food served was below quality, also the preparation of it was absolutely not what was expected. The tiger shrimp (singular!) was so terribly overcooked that it virtually had disappeared. The two (2!) mussels came out over-dry and were turned...More

Thank Wannes57
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Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
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up the road as well. As captivating as the
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$19 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighbourhood: Westminster
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7963 8325
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Bistro is a sophisticated restaurant serving contemporary European cuisine based on the freshest and finest quality ingredients.

Bistro impresses with its unique presentations and flavours created through local sourcing of fresh produce and the Chef's careful selection of meats, seafood, poultry and vegetables. Sophisticated soft, warm decor, sleek banquets and crisp white linen, create a timeless setting to enjoy the sumptuous choice of signature dishes, English favourites and pan-Asian delicacies.
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