We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


43 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0PP, England
+44 20 7958 7000
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (83 reviews)
“bobotie” (8 reviews)
“rice pudding” (17 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0PP, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (810)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 741 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I had to write this review straight away as we had an amazing dinner at Bbar yesterday evening for my daughter's birthday. We had an offer on Bookatable which was their 3 course pre-theatre meal with a glass of wine or beer. The menu includes...More

Thank EileenWembley
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wine comes from their own estate and as you take your first sip and glance at the wildlife photos adorning every wall, you could be in Cape Town , Johannesburg or a safari lodge. The food is very good and the staff is friendly...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BBAR was a bit surprising given its pub-look from the outside. Inside, the restaurant has a bit of African Safari theme. The food menu is relatively small but a good variety of options. Each item we ordered was prepared well and quite tasty. The drink...More

Thank YBF1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped into Bbar to have dinner, the restaurant was very inviting with a 'wild animal' theme going on, the staff were very friendly. The food was very good indeed as was the wine and we would definitely have no hesitation in returning. An easy...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was beautifully decorated and sparkly . It has pleasant, quality ,decor and makes for a relaxed evening. The staff were friendly and efficient and the food good. We would definitely return.

Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We visited the Bbar for a pre-theatre lunch. Excellent food, I strongly recommend the burgers, and outstanding service. Cheesecake was particularly good. Only problem was that after an excellent lunch with a bottle of wine I nearly fell asleep during the musical we went to...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This is a relaxed and friendly place close to Apollo Theatre and Buckingham Palace. Low prices, good food and nice staff! Go for the burgers and sweet potato fries, they will not disappoint.

1  Thank Micinic
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We were staying in 41 and looking for somewhere to eat that evening. The BBar was suggested although there was not pressure to go there. Pleased that we took the recommendation where the food was quick, simple but well cooked. The venue was exactly what...More

Thank lindalamb60
Reviewed 22 November 2017

First class cuisine and fantastic service. You won't find stuffy pretentious menus and staff in this fabulous little gem.

Thank Hayley S
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Lovely, chilled vibe on a Friday night. Live singer was great; service was attentive and helpful without being overbearing and staff responding quickly to allergen queries. Yes, drinks were a little expensive but we knew what to expect. We were celebrating a birthday and a...More

Thank Kyle_PT
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,077 hotels in London
The Rubens at the Palace
4,382 reviews
.02 km away
Hotel 41
2,910 reviews
.02 km away
The Nadler Victoria
1,116 reviews
.11 km away
The Goring
1,404 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The English Rose Cafe
369 reviews
.06 km away
Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at the Palace
499 reviews
.02 km away
The Curry Room
26 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Buckingham Palace
22,173 reviews
.37 km away
Westminster Cathedral
1,246 reviews
.33 km away
Apollo Victoria Theatre
960 reviews
.30 km away
Royal Mews
1,051 reviews
.09 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
9 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from OBumhlangaRocks | Reviewed this property |
Don't book just go, think they always make a plan. Lovely bar area, alternatively book a day or two before. We just walked in.
7 September 2015|
Response from Ian P | Property representative |
Thank you for your message. Please kindly visit our website to see all our menus. Unfortunately we are unable to attach it here. Best Regards, bbar & Restaurant
Spencer K
4 April 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from 208Geordie | Reviewed this property |
The lunch service was equal to the evening service. Barry.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$83
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing