(28 Reviews)
Bistro 41 - 54 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AF
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Pre-Theatre Menu - 2 courses £30, 3 courses £35 per person

The Pre Theatre menu offers two and three-course meals to all theatre goers between 5pm and 7pm daily. Being so close to some of London's most popular theatres and musicals like Hamilton and Wicked, it's a must try.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 11:00 & 12:30 - 22:00
Saturday & Sunday: 07:00 - 11:00 & 12:30 - 22:00.

Restaurant description

Contemporary yet elegant, Bistro impresses with unique presentations and flavours, local sourcing of fresh produce and varied international cuisine.

Located in the heart of Westminster, Bistro is the primary dining offering at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel on Buckingham Gate, footsteps from Buckingham Palace and St. James’ Park. Sophisticated and light décor ensures a timeless elegance allowing the dishes to whisk you away wherever your culinary journey takes you.

Dishes include the London platter, which features fish and chips, bangers and mash, tenderloin pie and Scotch eggs. Elsewhere on the menu, find the likes of thyme confit duck leg with orange and pink peppercorn sauce, and a shellfish risotto.

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

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Bistro
(based on 28 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (5)
  • breakfast (2)
  • business (6)
  • dinner (13)
  • entertainment (1)
  • large parties (2)
  • lunch (12)
  • luxury (8)
  • private dining (5)
  • romantic (6)
  • trendy (2)
  • value (7)
  • By Daniel A from London
    19 February 2019

    The menu was not the one that appeared on their website but other than that the food and presentation were very good.

  • By Karin S from London
    31 December 2018

    We went there for the New Year's Evening special menu and the food and service were very good indeed.

  • By Lorraine L from London
    28 November 2018

    This was a perfect choice for lunch after a trip to Westminster Abbey. Staff couldn't have been more welcome - and accommodating to one of our party, who is Coeliac.

  • By Anthoplayergames M from Barrafranca
    24 March 2018

    Best restaurant ever

  • By Sarah J from Sheffield
    3 June 2017

    We had a wonderful meal here. I couldn't believe the value (£30 for three course set lunch menu). The restaurant had a lovely open ambience, and the staff were friendly and attentive. All courses were delicious - especially the Indian food, but the beef stew and the ravioli were delicious too. What a hidden gem! The only slight downside was that the toilets were a very long way away which was a problem for the less mobile guests in our party.

  • By Dorothy D from London
    30 March 2017

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

  • By Roger B from London
    25 December 2016

    Excellent food and service A very enjoyable,relaxed ,first clas dining experience

  • By Claire K from London
    25 October 2016

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

  • By Jeremy S from London
    13 October 2016

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

  • By Anita F from Hemel Hempstead
    4 August 2016

    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.

Restaurant Location Map
Bistro 41 - 54 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AF

Available offers

  • Pre-Theatre Menu - 2 courses £30, 3 courses £35 per person

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