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Bistro 51

Bistro 51, 41 - 54 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AF

((((* British
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 23:00

A hidden gem. Wonderful food, service and atmosphere. With the Tastecard it is especially good value. So glad it is open again!

Dorothy Delahunt 31 March 2017
from London

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A sophisticated and vibrant restaurant in the exclusive 51 Buckingham Gate hotel, Bistro 51 serves modern European and international cuisine. A grand terrace offers al fresco dining.

Combining continental and Asian inspired influences, the Bistro 51 menu features immaculately presented dishes, made with locally sourced produce. Signature dishes include salmon fillet, Sussex lamp chops and the delectable stone bass with masala crust. In addition to the continental selection and Asian specialties, Bistro offers exemplary classic grills with a range of sauces (pink peppercorn, béarnaise, hollandaise, garlic butter, red wine and rosemary) and accompaniments.

An impressive selection of wines complements the food, with bottles from around the globe. Relaxed and inviting, yet classically elegant, Bistro 51 restaurant features deep red walls, sleek banquettes and crisp white linen, creating a bright and charming room in which to enjoy the sumptuous food.

Just an 8-minute walk from Buckingham Palace, Bistro 51 in London offers diners delicious international dishes with a contemporary edge in a classy Westminster setting.

Bistro 51

Bistro 51, 41 - 54 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AF

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Customer reviews for Bistro 51

4.2 ((((* (based on 13 reviews)
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  • dinner (6)
  • lunch (5)
  • business (4)
  • luxury (3)
  • private dining (2)
  • romantic (2)
  • value (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • large parties (1)
  • ((((( 31 March 2017 by Dorothy Delahunt from London

    A hidden gem. Wonderful food, service and atmosphere. With the Tastecard it is especially good value. So glad it is open again!

  • ((((( 26 December 2016 by Roger Bowgen from London

    Excellent food and service

    A very enjoyable,relaxed ,first clas dining experience

  • ((((* 27 October 2016 by Claire Kennedy from London

    Fabulous meal. Great food. Brilliant service. Luxurious surroundings.

  • ((((* 15 October 2016 by Jeremy Smilg from London

    Very good service and food. We only went as we were having an early pre-theatre supper but it was surprisingly good.

  • ((((* 6 August 2016 by Anita Foster from Hemel Hempstead

    We enjoyed our meal very much. One thing to mention we sat at the end of a row of tables by one of the windows as you enter the restaurant. There was a little shelf at the side of the window and there were lots of brown stains from rested glasses. This did not look good.

  • ((((( 19 May 2016 by Grace Ware from London

    Food was lovely. The service was good. Happily recommend this restaurant.

  • ((((( 16 May 2016 by Austen Wynne from London

    Impressed with choice, went for Indian cuisine and excellent (nothing like usual curry houses )
    Will be returning

  • ((((* 2 May 2016 by Carol Davies from Kamuela

    We had a very nice meal. The addition of Indian items was a plus. Good wine too. Place was very quiet for a Friday night.

  • ((((( 28 February 2016 by Mandy Hucker from London

    Attentive but discreet service, very nice food, good wine list and attractive surroundings. Very nice restaurant.

  • ((((* 3 February 2016 by Una Kiernan from LONDON

    The staff were very welcoming. The service was excellent; attentive, but not over the top. The food was delicious and the variety of the menu meant that there was something for everyone. i very much enjoyed my salmon with basil mash. My co-diner had the shellfish risotto, which looked very good and she assured me it was also delicious. Whilst we didnt have room for a whole dessert because of the generous portion size of the mains, the staff and chef were accommodating in letting us have just the stem ginger ice cream which was divine!

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