Inspired by the 1994 smash-hit film Forrest Gump, Bubba Gump serves up a menu devoted to shrimp. This favourite American restaurant group brings its first site to the UK, which sits amidst the bustle of Piccadilly Circus.
Alongside the super-fresh, sustainably-sourced shrimp dishes, the Bubba Gump menu is filled with home-cooked Alabama-style main courses. Favourites include ‘dumb luck’ coconut shrimp with Cajun marmalade, fries and coleslaw, or mama’s southern-fried chicken with bourbon gravy. Extravagant yet homely desserts include key lime pie or the ‘best of the best’ sampler for a little taste of everything, while tropical-style cocktails are served in souvenir glasses.
The colourful dining room features rustic, seafood shack-style décor, and the walls are plastered with memorabilia from the film. Bubba Gump in London also serves a special under-10s menu, filled with Forrest Gump-themed main courses, and build-your-own sundaes.
Found within London’s bustling Trocadero Bubba Gump restaurant in Piccadilly Circus sits directly next door to the tube station.
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- afternoon tea (18)
- al fresco (9)
- breakfast (31)
- business (22)
- child friendly (528)
- dinner (821)
- entertainment (295)
- large parties (382)
- lunch (549)
- luxury (21)
- private dining (80)
- romantic (60)
- trendy (346)
- value (202)
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14 March 2020
We love it here and come back when we’re in London for our anniversary each year. Amazing staff and the food is delish!
11 March 2020
First time at this restaurant, which was picked because of a convenient location to the theatre we were visiting and a ‘meal deal’. To be honest I wasn’t expecting more than an average experience. We received a warm welcome & were shown to a nicely located table. Staff at this point and throughout were helpful and very friendly and service was well paced. Food was good with decent sized portions and we both left feeling quite full. The restaurant was clean as was the lavatory. Overall this restaurant exceeded my expectations and I would happily return.
7 March 2020
Brilliant, loved the food, service was fantastic, would highly te
5 March 2020
A charmant restaurant with many details of the film. So lovely crew! The mac and cheese come up to expectations and the desserts are worth melting for.
4 March 2020
Food was excellent, staff seemed to be rushed off their feet so no time for Forrest Gump questions like other bubba Gump restaurants across the USA.
4 March 2020
First time I’ve eaten at Bubbagump,great restaurant,lovely food & very helpful & friendly staff
1 March 2020
Me and my husband have visited Bubba Gumps many times in different locations mainly in America and never had any problems. We thought we would visit in London, we were seated at our table and waited a good 20 minutes before anyone came to serve us we had to change the sign to red to get someone to notice us. Then we were asked if we were ready to order food and had to ask for drinks first. My husbands drink came, no mention of mine. I waited thought I’d give the benefit of the doubt although it wasn’t busy. Our starters arrived and still no drink, the waitress then realised and bought it over. The food was a nice, not the best we’ve had. Our starter was warm enough to eat but would have been better hotter especially the shrimp. We shared a main as the description and picture on the menu showed quite a large portion and with eating in America we know portions are big in Bubbas with lots of shrimp and fish on a bed of chips. I would of been disappointed if I had this just to myself there really wasn’t much of each option 3, 4 pieces max of the shrimp, hush puppies, and fish for £23!. We waited quite some time for the plate to be taken , and ordered another drink. We waited probably another 20 mins and by this point went to ask to cancel the drink but it was just being poured so had it. The atmosphere wasn’t the same, the servers didn’t ask film related questions, the food was overpriced for what we received and the server wasn’t tentative despite it being dead in there. The only thing similar to precious experiences was the decor which brings the film to life .
29 February 2020
The personal was such caring, with every little of their attention. The food was good, in line with the atmosphere. The Berr were so fresh. We made ourselves the promise that we would watch the movie again.
23 February 2020
The Shrimp Mac n Cheese is to die for!! One of the best places I've been out to eat in London and believe you me I've been out to a fair few places - perks of corporate entertaining lol Quality joint, with hearty food!! Will definitely be finding my way back - they took the whole Forest Gump theme to another level; love the interior decor! Pretty pricey though I may add
22 February 2020
The booking process was easy and efficient. The restaurant had a lot of room with a great atmosphere and the booth we sat in was perfect. Food portions were huge and was absolutely delicious- especially the seafood hush pups! Service was excellent and we were never waiting to catch anyone’s attention. Very happy and will go again.
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