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The Metro Bar & Bistro

#1,091 of 17,567 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Knightsbridge
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28 Basil Street, London SW3 1AS, England
+44 20 7589 6286
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Today
07:30 - 22:00
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Par, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Got here for breakfast, right next door to Harrods. Location is fantastic, lovely full English (London price £14) but exactly what you expect to pay. Well worth the money, nice food, good tea. Job done.

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Thank robert k
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good bistro menu, with a chef to accommodate personal preferences, don't miss the specials. Good selection of wines at sensible prices.

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Thank JohnCrouch_12
Swindon
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a superb little find at the back of Harrods, a stones throw from Knightsbridge tube tucked away in a small side street. I had been searching for a restaurant to take my elderly parents (one walks with a walking stick and walking is an issue) as we were visiting Harrod Grotto with my young daughter so it... More 

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Thank Nalini P
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must to go whilst in London. Food sensational lovely confit duck. Hubby had fish and chips.. They sell their own wine. We had levin sauvignon blanc, just devine. Staff are so friendly, the place is small so book to get a table .

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Thank Deborah H
dallas, tx
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of two couples living in a flat nearby and really loved this place. Relatively small menu, but everything was good and all in our group could be satisfied. The service was wonderful and very friendly. My favorites were the fish cakes and wonderful fish and chips, but there was lots more I would have loved to... More 

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Thank susieken
Exeter, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Looking for somewhere to eat around Knightsbridge that isn't a fast food place or very expensive is a challenge, but this place is a gem. Relaxed environment with excellent customer service and great value for money on a select menu. The prawn cocktail is not to be missed.

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Thank emilyjmacaulay
Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Great lunch at the Metro Bar & Bistro yesterday with clients. Very chic location in the heart of Belgravia - good food & wines choices competitively priced served in a timely fashion by great staff. Highly Recommended.

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Thank PeterKeane
Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Nice little place, well suited for dinner with kids in the area where there was not too many options. Easy place, good service and food was tasty.

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Thank juheino1
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have always liked this little bistro style restaurant, a friendly, relaxing, pleasant welcoming venue for meeting friends for lunch or for just gathering your strength before stepping outside again! I met friends recently for lunch, we all had different main course. All were superbly presented, all was eaten! The staff were happy to change my starter of warm goats cheese... More 

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Thank GlobalGrazer2016
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Went to this place with my friends for lunch. For £14 we had steak sandwich with chips and glass of wine . Food was absolutely delicious

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$42
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 17:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Basil Street, London SW3 1AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Knightsbridge
  • Neighbourhood: Knightsbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7589 6286
Description
The Metro Restaurant and Bar is often referred to as a Knightsbridge hidden gem. The Restaurant is a haven away from the busy pace around Harrods, Harvey Nichols and the shops surrounding Basil Street. Open from 7:30am until late each day, The Metro serves breakfast, lunch, afternoon teas and dinner. Our ever revolving menu has a selection of grazing plates to share as well as classic British favourites such as fish & chips, shepherd's pie and double baked souffle. The open kitchen adds to the informal atmosphere and focuses on using seasonal English produce.
Enjoy Happy Hour every week day between 5-7pm; two glasses of house wine and a bowl of nachos £8.00
See our Set Menu; 2 courses for £14.00 or 3 for £18.00
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 7.30am - 10pm, Sun 7.30am - 5pm. Private hire up to 40 available.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Knightsbridge

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Knightsbridge
When millions of tourists want to shop 'til they drop, they do it along Brompton Road and its boutique-lined tributaries, including the world-renowned Harrods. And when millionaires want to flaunt what they've already got, many of them find Knightsbridge and Belgravia the perfect place to do so, often behind stately mansion walls or down quiet private mews. Delve beyond the ultra-luxe exterior and you'll find some of this city's cosiest pubs, quiet gardens, and all sorts of indie retailers and enterprises worth a short exercise in spontaneous window shopping. For those looking to take a break from shopping, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, and some of the city's most popular museums are nearby.
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