Bbar is a South African-inspired restaurant, bar and event space situated in the heart of Victoria. Within easy walking distance of Buckingham Palace, Victoria Station and the thriving foodie hub of NOVA, the spot is famed for its fresh fish, hearty burgers, sharing platters, and delectable cocktails served by experienced mixologists.

Bbar offers guests an array of delicious and exciting South-African-inspired dishes available throughout the day. Showstoppers include a Western Cape pulled BBQ sandwich with short rib beef, beef biltong croquettes, and eggs Benedict with chili chutney. Boasting over 60 cocktails and 100 wines, stylish venue is a popular meeting place for colleagues, friends and families. With two large dining areas in sight of the bar, Bbar offers a great atmosphere with a live DJ from Thursday to Saturday and an outside terrace for al fresco dining. 

A South- African-inspired afternoon tea is also available daily from 2.30 pm.


Must Try: Alongside a South African inspired food menu, Bbar have live mix sessions and DJ sets throughout the week, as well as contemporary signature cocktails created by resident mixologists. Bbar’s top tip for the best Espresso Martini: The ingredients are really simple, it’s the execution that generates the magic! A really good espresso martini is in the technique and of course the fresh coffee. The shake must be vigorous and keep the liquid in rotation as in the Japanese cocktail shaking technique. It’s not about strength, more speed and know-how.


Please note Bbar will open from 4 pm on Mondays. 

Sunday Roast is available 12 pm - 4.30 pm (last booking) each Sunday, with Bbar closing at 5 pm


Mother's Day at Bbar London - 27th March

Celebrate this special occasion with a dedicated menu - available for one day only! 2 courses for £30 / 3 courses for £35 per person

Indulge in such starters as Spinach & Rosemary Soup with Olive Bread,  Wilted Escarole with Feta or Honey Shrimp & Okra Gumbo, Corn Bread. Choose from a selection of mains including Grilled Portobello Mushrooms, Pearl Barley, preserved Lemon,  Fritto Misto di Mare; Cod, Prawns & Squid with Parmesan Parsley French Fries or Pan fried Hake, Lobster Mash, sauté Spinach with Roast Garlic. Desserts include Rice Pudding, Lemon Thyme, Strawberries Hot Chocolate Souffle Apple Crumble or Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream

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Bbar Brunch - available Saturdays and Sundays

Assemble friends or family for brunch on one of Victoria's most sought-after alfresco terraces, situated underneath London’s largest Living Wall. Bbar offer a la carte dining showcasing a delicious selection of South African dishes, from chili bites and boerewors eggs benedict with chili chutney biltong to their signature “Son of a Gun” buttermilk chicken burger. Finish with something sweet, such as the buttermilk pancakes or brioche French toast with banana, coconut bacon, and salted caramel sauce. 

Go Bottomless! Reserve a table on Saturday or Sunday for brunch and choose at least one main course per person, and for an additional £25 per person. we will serve unlimited Prosecco (by the glass) for 90 minutes.


Private Hire

Bbar offers two private hire spaces suitable - get in touch to discuss your requirement and one of the team would be happy to help.


Four Cocktails And Sharing Platter At Bbar
On sale until 31st Dec 2023
3 course Pre-Theatre Dining for One
On sale until 31st Dec 2022


  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Taking Bookings
  • No Door Charge
  • No trainers, No sportswear


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 16:00 23:00
Tuesday 12:00 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 23:00
Thursday 12:00 23:00
Friday 12:00 23:00
Saturday 12:00 23:00
Sunday 12:00 17:00



Bbar, 43, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0PP



Nearest Station

Victoria (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Burgers, Afternoon Tea, Bar Snacks, Grill, International and Bottomless Brunch food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Enjoy fresh fish of the day, juicy burgers, crisp salads and delicious sharing platters in comfort and style, accompanied by a glass of your favourite tipple. bbar also offers live music Thursday to Saturday and an outdoor terrace for al-fresco dining during the summer months.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Jubilee Suite Private Room 40 80 - £800.00 £1000.00

This elegant room, leading off the restaurant benefits from natural daylight and is perfect for a private lunch, pre theatre or evening events for up to 80 people with reception style standing or 40 guests seated. Fully air-conditioned with adjustable lighting, own bar area and business facilities, the space can be tailored to suit your needs.

Features include:

Live music/DJ: By prior arrangement or use your own music via ipod
Business facilities for meetings with drop down screen, ISDN 2 and analogue phone lines. State of the art audio visual equipment available and customised menus for corporate, social or themed events. The space also provides a screen & projector with Sky and BT sports.

43 Below Basement Space 20 60 - £800.00 £1000.00

Downstairs below the main restaurant discover '43 Below' for private hire. From your own private bar, to drinks and delicious canapés, to sit down meals and pre theatre dining, 43 Below can be hired with no room charge from January to November. Available until midnight daily, a later license until 1.00am is available, with 6 weeks notice prior to the event.

Features include:

Capacity: 60 guests for a standing reception 
20 guests seated (menu choice pre-order)
Private Bar: Yes
Live music/DJ: Yes, by prior arrangement
Customised menus for corporate, social or themed events
Minimum spend: £1000.00

Exclusive Use of Venue Venue Hire 120 300 - £8000.00 £10 000.00

For exclusive private hire of the venue please contact the venue to discuss your requirements, and tailor a package to suit your needs.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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