Where Was The Crown Filmed? 6 Royal UK Restaurants Near The Netflix Series' Locations

The Netflix hit The Crown is returning to our screens in November for the much anticipated final season - bring on the royal drama. You may be wondering how you can get your fill of British history when you've inevitably binge-watched season 6 - why not go on a tour? We've listed some of the The Crown filming locations and the restaurants to visit nearby


Buckingham Palace: The Rubens At The Palace 

Wondering where The Crown is filmed for Buckingham Palace scenes? News flash, it's actually all created by set designers and they did a stellar job of making it look like the real deal. But that doesn't mean you can't visit the famous landmark yourself. Plus, The Rubens at The Palace is the perfect place to go if you're wanting to get a glimpse of the golden gates. They've got everything from royal afternoon teas and fancy banquets, to regal dining experiences which you're able to experience while peering over at The King's crib. 

The Rubens At The Palace Near Buckingham Palace London | DesignMyNight

Sip tea and devour light bites while people watching across from Buckingham Palace. 

Lyceum Theatre: Boulevard Brasserie

Pull up a pew where Claire Foy (Queen Elizabeth) and Matt Smith (Prince Phillip) sat at the Lyceum Theatre for a royal gala in the first season of The Crown. This stunning theatre is surrounded by an array of fabulous foodie spots, including Boulevard Brasserie. Book here for some sophisticated French cuisine, fit for the royals. They offer up a delish theatre menu, which gives you the perfect excuse to indulge before heading over to The Lyceum Theatre for a showing of The Lion King.  

Boulevard Brasserie Near The Lyceum Theatre London | DesignMyNight

Enjoy a pre-theatre bite to eat before exploring the beauty of the Lyceum Theatre - did you spot it in The Crown?

Westminster Abbey: Cellarium Cafe

Westminster Abbey is another OG London landmark that's on our list for 'where was The Crown filmed in London'. In season 1, Elizabeth is crowned The Queen of England here after the passing of her father, King George VI. A perfect place to visit near Westminster Abbey is Cellarium Cafe, which is almost as glam as Claire Foy's Coronation regalia. Book a table here for a regal lunch, Sunday roast or even an early morning brekky to experience insane views of The Abbey. 

Cellarium Cafe & Terrace Near Westminster Abbey London | DesignMyNight

Sipping bubbly in front of Westminster Abbey? It's the best way to experience The Crown season 1 filming locations.

Windsor Castle: The Royal Windsor

The set designers once again worked their magic and transformed Belvoir Castle in Lincolnshire into Windsor Castle, which was notably up in flames in season 5 of The Crown (sorry for the spoilers). Luckily, the real castle is still very much in once piece and can be seen in all its glory when sat at The Royal Windsor. This picturesque pub has a huge beer garden to enjoy a bev, plenty of craft beer on tap and was even featured in a film from the 1960s. 

The Royal Windsor Near Windsor Castle Berkshire | DesignMyNight

One of The Crown's season 5 filming locations was up in flames - luckily you can still visit this iconic landmark. 

The Royal Yacht Brittania: Innis And Gunn

Queen Elizabeth once described the Royal Yacht Britannia as 'the one place she could truly relax'. The ship is one of the iconic season 2 filming locations in The Crown (well, a very good replica) and is now kept in Leith, on the outskirts of Edinburgh. If you're looking for a place to truly relax, with a beer in hand, then head into Innis & Gunn on your travels to Leith as it's just down the road, and offers sixteen different craft ales. They also serve classic pub grub and are dog friendly.

Innis & Gunn and The Royal Yacht Britannia Leith | DesignMyNight

Take a tour of The Royal Yacht Britannia after a cold, crisp pint. 

Sandringham Estate: Sandringham Restaurant

Sandringham Estate is famously known as the place where the royals get together to celebrate Christmas, which can be seen in season 4 - imagine having a separate house to celebrate the hols? Visitors can walk around the grounds and Sandringham House between April and October. This certainly means a pit stop to Sandringham Restaurant must be made for a spot of lunch - their sticky toffee pudding is a must. 

Sandringham Restaurant Near Sandringham Estate Norfolk | DesignMyNight

How to visit The Crown filming locations? Step into the Windsors' shoes by touring around Sandringham. 

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