London area of Victoria guide

What to do and where to stay in London's Victoria neighbourhood

Victoria is the area of London around Victoria Station in the City of Westminster borough. The area is dominated by the train and international coach stations on Buckingham Palace Road. The district consists predominantly of commercial property and social housing, with offices (including the new state-of-the-art offices of The Telegraph newspaper) and shops (including a major shopping complex at Cardinal Place) lining most of the thoroughfares. Little Ben, a small 20 foot version of St Stephen's Tower, stands by the station in the shadow of the Victoria Palace Theatre, which has shown musicals such as Billy Elliot and Grease. Nearby Belgravia boasts some very nice shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants.

See our recommended nearby Victoria Hotels, Entertainment, Sights and Attractions, Shopping, Restaurants, Pubs, Nightlife, Leisure, Education, and Meeting Venues.

Victoria Hotels

in or near Victoria
41 Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
41 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W
The tenth best hotel in Europe (according to New Yorker's tourist Bible 'Travel and Leisure') is so close to Buckingham Palace you can almost hear the ... More
The Rubens at the Palace Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W
This is as close to Buckingham Palace as you can get. It's also nearby Victoria station which is not quite as glamorous but very convenient. There ... More
Dolphin House Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment
Dolphin Square, SW1V
Dolphin House is a wonderfully quiet spot.The tranquillity is all the more surprising given its close proximity to Victoria, making it convenient for Westminster and Tate ... More

Victoria Entertainment

in or near Victoria
The Boisdale Jazz & Cigar Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W
A tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club, Boisdale of Belgravia has an the old fashioned charm of a gentlemen's club. Situated in an elegant Regency ... More
Victoria Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E
The exterior of the Victoria Palace is among the most impressive of any theatre in London. Before the advent of air travel, the giant arch, dome ... More
Westminster Cathedral
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Victoria, London SW1P
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More

Victoria Sights and Attractions

The best museums, galleries, attractions in or near Victoria
Edel Assanti
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
74a Newman Street, Victoria, London W1T
Charlie Fellowes and Jeremy Epstein's Edel Assanti Gallery has evolved since it was first set up in 2009, from a pop-up initiative to a project space ... More
Westminster Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
42 Francis Street, Victoria, London SW1P
Not to be confused with Westminster Abbey, the nearby Westminster Cathedral in Victoria is London's only example of neo-Byzantine architecture, described by the poet John Betjeman ... More
St Peter's Church, Eaton Square
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
119 Eaton Square, Victoria, London SW1W
St Peter's was built by Hakewill in 1827 and later enlarged by Blomfield in 1875. Rebuilt and opened in 1992, following a fire in 1987, it ... More

Victoria Shopping

The best shops and markets in or near London's Victoria
London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V
This prized vintage shop, in business for 40 years and bursting at the seams with a mixed bag of period clothing, is sadly closing down. Due ... More
Erickson Beamon
London > Shopping > Jewellery
38 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W
Beamon is an inspired designer who offers subtly pretty and fabulously stylish jewellery, eyecatching but not overpowering. The company is much lauded for its work with ... More
Peggy Porschen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
116 Ebury Street, Victoria, London SW1W
For excellent cakes and pastries Peggy Porschen's shop in Belgravia is the place to go - it's where many A-listers including Elton John, Stella ... More

Victoria Restaurants

What are the best dining options in or near Victoria London?
London > Restaurants > 120 Wilton Road, Victoria, Victoria, London SW1V
The family friendly Giraffe restaurants really appeal to their target audience: kids. But that doesn't mean adults won't enjoy their bright colours and big portions too. ... More
Cafe Rouge (Victoria)
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Victoria Place Shopping Centre, Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W9SJ
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Ed's Easy Diner
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Victoria Place Shopping Centre, 115 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W
Based on the traditional American diner, Ed's Easy Diner transports visitors to the States circa 1950 with a diner filled with chrome fittings, neon signs, and ... More

Victoria Pubs

The best pubs in or near London Victoria.
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W
A large two floor pub within the Nova Victoria development, Greenwood offers so much more than just beer. As well as a large central bar and ... More
The Ebury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11 Pimlico Road, Victoria, London SW1W
The Ebury closed on 5th November 2012. When The Ebury first opened up in what was a neglected corner of Pimlico, replacing a grungy old man ... More
The Orange Public House & Hotel
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Pimlico Road, Victoria, London SW1W
The Orange Public House and Hotel on Pimlico Road has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the team behind The Thomas Cubitt and The ... More

Victoria Nightlife

Victoria clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
The Qube Project
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Terminus Place, Victoria, London SW1V
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The Qube Project
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
191 Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E
Promising to "submerge party-goers into a cornucopia of pleasure" The Qube Project basement club opened in Victoria in October 2014 with music from some of Europe's ... More
The Goring Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Beeston Place, Victoria, London SW1W
With deep red walls, a carpeted floor, leather chairs and a roaring log fire, The Goring Bar and Lounge is the epitome of opulence. Run by ... More

Victoria Leisure

Victoria gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Queen Mother Sports Centre, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Victoria, London SW1V
This friendly, professional diving club based in Central London has been running for 30 years, and is now based at the Queen Mother Sports centre which ... More
Big Bus Company
London > Leisure > Sightseeing Tours
48 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W
The Big Bus Company tour takes you to all of London's famous landmarks and reveals the capital's colourful 2,000-year history. The tour offers you a choice ... More
Urban Retreat at Harrods
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Victoria, London SW1X
Surely one of the most desirable places to spoil yourself rotten - the Urban Retreat flagship spa sits ever so prettily on the top floor of ... More

Victoria Education

in or near Victoria
Eurocentre, Victoria
London > Education > English Language Courses
56 Ecclestone Square, Victoria, London SW1V
200-500pw. Less than 8 per class. Wide variety of courses offered.... More
Live Music Now
London > Education > Arts and Drama
4 Lower Belgrave Street, Victoria, London SW1W
Social and educational initiative to promote live music. They take performances all over the UK.... More

Victoria Meeting Venues

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course in or near Victoria.
Thomas Cubitt
London > Business > Venue Hire
44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W
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Comfort Inn Victoria
London > Business > Venue Hire
18-24 Belgrave Road, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1V
This comfortable, recently refurbished hotel is located in one of London's biggest transport hubs, with trains, buses, coach and underground services all on your doorstep. On ... More
Quality Hotel Westminster
London > Business > Venue Hire
82-83 Eccleston Square, Victoria, London SW1V
Lying on the edge of the exclusive enclave of Belgravia, the Quality Hotel Westminster sits calmly on the edge of a tranquil garden square. Visitors love ... More
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