As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, it’s time to step outdoors and enjoy dining al fresco in Victoria and Westminster. We’ve created a list of seven wonderful places to choose from in the area.
St James’ Court Hotels’ award-winning Courtyard is probably the best kept secret in Victoria.
Tucked away on Buckingham Gate, surrounded by a unique turn-of-the-century red brick frieze, depicting scenes from Shakespeare’s Sylvan plays, overlooking a cherub-adorned Victorian fountain is a haven of tranquillity in SW1, perfect for when the weather is warming up.
This Spring & Summer drop in to enjoy al-fresco family style gastronomic delights from midday until late evening over a chilled bottle of Rose , jug of Pimms or marvel at their selection of delightful seasonal cocktails.
On Friday 10th & Saturday 11th May, why not book yourself & your friends in for one the Secret BBQ events taking place in the St. James’ Courtyard with live jazz artists, BBQ platters and a free drink upon arrival all for just £20 p/p. There is also a 50% off your first cocktail.
Market Hall Victoria’s new rooftop bar is an al fresco, up-high extension of the bar inside the venue. The rooftop terrace bar champions independent brands and British-made beverages whilst the Summer Spritz cocktails, exclusive to the rooftop bar, are made with house brewed cordials. They also have a wide range of beers, wines, soft drinks and low alcohol options, offering something for everyone throughout warm days and nights in Victoria. To find out more click here.
The Jones Family Kitchen is an independent restaurant and bar which has only recently opened in Eccleston Yards, a beautifully restored pedestrian-only historic courtyard between Ebury Street & Victoria Station. Enjoy their West-facing outside terrace over a glass of wine or a dry-aged steak, sourced from the Ginger Pig & cooked on their Josper grill. Visit The Jones Family Kitchen website to find out more here.
Giraffe in Victoria is a short walk from Victoria station and is a place where you can discover new flavours and ingredients, handpicked from across the world and combined together in a carefully chosen menu. Giraffe has outdoor seating, perfect for catching some rays whilst trying a fresh salad, juicy burger or one of their sharing plates with friends and family. They also offer hand roasted coffee and a selection of global beers, wines and cocktails. To find out more click here.
Victoria Privilege Card holders can also receive a 25% discount on food all day Monday to Friday at Giraffe, Victoria.
The philosophy at All Bar One is that every cocktail, glass of wine and meal is an opportunity to discover something new. All Bar One Victoria is a stylish city bar where you can catch up with friends, unwind after work or simply find a sophisticated space to indulge in an excellent selection of food and drink. They also have outdoor seating to take advantage of warm days in Victoria for the al fresco dining experience.
Victoria Privilege Card holders can now receive 10% off all day Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and 10% off on Wednesday’s until 5pm when visiting All Bar One, Victoria Street, in groups of over 10 people. To find out more click here.
Cellarium Cafe & Terrace is set over two floors in Westminster Abbey with views over the towers of the Abbey on the upper floor. Enjoy coffee, cake, afternoon tea or lunch in the sunshine this summer. Visit the Cellarium Cafe & Terrace here to find out more.
Victoria Privilege Card holders can also receive 10% off in the Cellarium Cafe and Terrace and Abbey kiosk for up to two people for food and soft drinks. T&Cs apply. Offer excludes alcohol. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. To find out more click here.
Moo Cantina is a pub venue with plenty of indoor and outdoor space to accommodate large groups. They serve Empanadas, steaks and other flavors from Argentine cuisine. Offering a friendly and welcoming casual dining experience. Find out more by visiting the Moo Cantina – Pimlico here.
Privilege card holders can now receive a selection of weekday offers at Mo Cantina and 20% discount on the a la carte menu. Click here to find out more.