The Colonies †

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25 Wilfred Street, Westminster, Victoria, London SW1E 6PR
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Weekdays: 11am-11pm; Sat-Sun: closed

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The ColoniesDuring the week, The Colonies is packed with after-work drinkers from the Victoria area. Tucked away in a little side street near St James's Park, the wood-panelled pub has a great range of hand-pump beers as well as a standard range of lagers and wines. There's a great beer garden round the back which is excellent when the sun's out - but don't try coming on the weekend because it's closed.


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Underground Stations

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Victoria Tube Station
5 minutes walk
St James's Park Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Victoria Railway Station
6 minutes walk
Charing Cross Railway Station
18 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Arlington House Pure Parking
10 minutes walk
Q-Park Westminster
10 minutes walk

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45-51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
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51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £86† 25% off
10 Palace Place, SW1E | 3 minutes from The Colonies
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Greenwood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from The Colonies
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
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 12 minutes from The Colonies
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall,†The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 12 minutes from The Colonies
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Cask & Glass
London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 1 minute from The Colonies
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Leopard Champagne & Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
41 Hotel London, 41 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 3 minutes from The Colonies
A private bar for discerning guests at the five star 41 hotel and adjoining sister property The Rubens at the Palace, the Leopard Champagne & Cocktail ... More
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The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 3 minutes from The Colonies
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Rent
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 8th December 2016 to 28th January 2017
St James Theatre, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
The St James Theatre celebrates the 20th anniversary of Rent in 2016 with a strictly limited season of the legendary, multi award-winning musical. The recipient of ...More
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Waiting For Waiting For Godot
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 30th August to 24th September 2016 - Various Times
St James Theatre, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
Mark Bell directs Dave Hanson's comedy of social mores centred on two hapless understudies as they occupy their time backstage whilst trying to understand art, life, ...More
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Wicked
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 1st August - 29th April 2017
Apollo Victoria Theatre, 17 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 5 minutes from The Colonies
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Curzon Victoria
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
58 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
Curzon Victoria is the chain's seventh London venue, providing a boutique cinema option in central London. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a broad ... More
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St James Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
Billed by its operators as 'the first newly built central London theatre in 30 years', St James Theatre opens to ... More
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Victoria Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 3 minutes from The Colonies
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
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Birdcage Walk, SW1A | 4 minutes from The Colonies
Once Buckingham Palace's resident chapel, the Queen's Gallery was opened in 1962 and holds regularly changing exhibitions. It allows the general public glimpses of rarely seen ... More
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Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 4 minutes from The Colonies
England's most famous royal palace, and the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace opens the doors of its State Rooms to the public every ... More
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Nova Victoria
London > Attractions > Sights
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from The Colonies
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Cardinal Place Shopping Centre
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E5JD | 1 minute from The Colonies
Cardinal Place is a snazzy modern shopping venue in Victoria. Housed under a curvaceous, new-age glass capsule it has become something of a visual icon in ... More
Tree Council
London > Shopping > House and Garden
71 Newcomen Street, Westminster, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Colonies
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William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Westminster, London SW1X | 3 minutes from The Colonies
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Iberica Victoria
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
68 Victoria Street, Ground floor, Unit 5-6 Zig Zag Building, SW1E | 1 minute from The Colonies
Michelin-starred executive chef Nacho Manzano and Iberica group head chef César García's modern menu at Iberica brings a taste of Spain to London. The sixth restaurant ... More
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Bank Westminster and Zander Bar
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
45 Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1E | 1 minute from The Colonies
The tranquil dining room at Bank Westminster exudes class and sophistication, set within an airy conservatory which overlooks a outdoor courtyard complete with fountain. Regulars ... More
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M Restaurants - Victoria
London > Restaurants >
Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
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Westminster Student Support
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
64 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 3 minutes from The Colonies
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Westminster Kingsway College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from The Colonies
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Urban Retreat at Harrods
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Westminster, London SW1X | 3 minutes from The Colonies
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
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Big Bus Company
London > Leisure > Sightseeing Tours
48 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W | 5 minutes from The Colonies
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
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Frame Victoria
London > Leisure >
129 Wilton Road, SW1V | 6 minutes from The Colonies
Putting the fun into fitness, Frame doesn't do pounding the treadmill. Instead of the (guilt-inducing, unused) monthly gym membership, Frame has a drop-in, ... More
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Bank Westminster
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 Buckingham Gate, Westminster, Westminster, London SW1E | 1 minute from The Colonies
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Royal Horticultural Halls and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from The Colonies
The architecturally unique Royal Horticultural Halls boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall overlooking leafy Vincent Square is a popular venue for corporate events. ... More
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Royal Horticultural Halls: The Lindley Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from The Colonies
This architecturally unique venue boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall, overlooking leafy Vincent Square, is a popular venue for corporate events. Since it ... More

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National Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Colonies

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