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54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF, England
+44 20 7963 8325
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  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have stayed a number of times at this hotel, and only tried the Bistro this latest trip. We were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and truly excellent service for both breakfast and dinner, plus the very reasonable prices charged for...More

Thank Ian1238
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's not inexpensive. Like 25 pounds for 225 grams of steak? that's about $31 for 7 1/2 oz. But they do have a better priced specials selection and there are some good items like the Beef Wine dish which is not a stew, no veg...More

Thank artdev99
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our first dinner at the restaurant was very good. Our server Zana was professional and our dinners were excellent.... I highly recommend the lamb chops. We enjoyed our meal so much we made a reservation for the following week. Our next experience was very disappointing....More

Thank johannamva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not bear having to go out and have lunch in a noisy pub, so we opted to have a meal at this restaurant located within the St. James Court Hotel where we were staying. And we were not at all disappointed: from its...More

Thank EloZ523
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the hotel so we of course had breakfast here. We actually ordered from the a la carte menu. They do offer a nice buffet but we just preferred their omelette's, juice and coffee each morning. The omelette was ham, cheese and...More

Thank loudini56
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I was there for dinner for my wife's birthday.very nice table by the window.food was great and nicely presented.zana and Veronica were excellent as far as service is concerned.good customer service.above all desserts were to a different level.

Thank Adson M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Had a great meal with the misses the staff was very helpful and friendly can be a little pricey but loved all we had

Thank Mal10ll
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We had dinner the first night at this restaurant in our hotel as we were exhausted from traveling. We were very impressed by the food and service and think they must be influenced by the presence of the Michelin starred fancier (and more expensive) Quinlon...More

Thank JandSNyc
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The Bistro is a restaurant within the St James Court Hotel. Breakfast during our stay at the hotel was served there and it was very pleasant. The large windows looking into the street allowed in plenty of natural light making it's very cheerful place. The...More

Thank BanditJamshedpur
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Usually my experiences are on site restaurants in a hotel are just so so, high priced and average quality. Bistro bucks this though, menu is small but well focused mostly Indian offerings but also options if one doesn't want Indian food. We found the samosas,...More

Thank Wennie W
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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$20 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighbourhood: Westminster
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7963 8325
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Bistro is a sophisticated restaurant serving contemporary European cuisine based on the freshest and finest quality ingredients.

Bistro impresses with its unique presentations and flavours created through local sourcing of fresh produce and the Chef's careful selection of meats, seafood, poultry and vegetables. Sophisticated soft, warm decor, sleek banquets and crisp white linen, create a timeless setting to enjoy the sumptuous choice of signature dishes, English favourites and pan-Asian delicacies.
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