Bbar is a South African inspired restaurant, bar and event space situated in the heart Victoria. Within easy walking distance of Buckingham Palace, The Palace Theatre and the thriving foodie hub of NOVA, Bbar offers flexibility, with the warm welcome from the team. 

Winner of a Time Out Love London Award in 2018 for 'Most Loved Bar in Westminster and St James', Bbar is famed for its fresh fish, hearty burgers, sharing platters and delectable cocktails served by experienced mixologists.

With a huge selection of wines available (110 at last count) and 60 cocktails, it's no wonder this 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 live music Thursday - Saturday and an outside terrace for al fresco dining in the summer months. 

Afternoon Tea and Pre-Theatre dining are also available. 

Bbar offers two private hire spaces suitable for up to 150 guests each. With an experienced events team on hand the team would love to hear about your party plans. 


Cocktail masterclasses are available at Bbar.

They provide the following Cocktail Master Classes for a minimum of 10 people. Pre-booking is essential. 

Basic Cocktail Master Class: £30 per person
Professional Cocktails Master Class: £40 per person
Martini Class: £15 per person


  • Happily Affordable ££
  • No Door Charge
  • None
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Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 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 - - Bbar is closed on Sundays



Bbar, 43, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0PP



Nearest Station

Victoria (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Burgers, Afternoon Tea, Bar Snacks, Grill and International 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 £800

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 - £18.50 pp £18.50 pp

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 on the night)
Private Bar: Yes
Live music/DJ: Yes, by prior arrangement
Customised menus for corporate, social or themed events
Minimum spend: £18.50 per person

Exclusive Use of Venue Venue Hire 120 300 - - -

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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