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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St James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £110† 35% off
45-51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
When it was built in 1897, this gloriously luxurious hotel was the London home for visiting aristocrats from throughout the world. Now, with its location in ... More
Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £229† 41% off
51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
Located just a few moments away from the famous Buckingham Palace, the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate is a luxurious five star hotel right in the centre ... More
The Nadler Victoria Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £24† 40% off
10 Palace Place, SW1E | 3 minutes from The Colonies
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
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The best pubs near London 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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Cask & Glass
London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 1 minute from The Colonies
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The Leopard Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Rubens Hotel, 39 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 3 minutes from The Colonies
Part of The Rubens at the Palace but open to non-residents as well as hotel guests, the Leopard Bar has an intimate atmosphere designed in elegant ... 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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Heathers The Musical
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 9th June to 4th August 2018 - Various Times
The Colonies, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
Carrie Hope Fletcher stars in the acerbic rock musical based on the cult 1988 film with a book, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin ...More
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Splendours of the Subcontinent
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 8th June to 14th October 2018
The Colonies, Birdcage Walk, SW1A | 4 minutes from The Colonies
In October 1875, the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, set off on a four-month tour of the Indian Subcontinent. Treasures presented to the Prince during the ...More
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Wicked
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 7th September 2006 to 25th May 2019 - Various Times
The Colonies, 17 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 5 minutes from The Colonies
Prepare to see Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in a whole new light after going to see Wicked, currently showing ...More
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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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The Other Palace
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
Formerly the St. James Theatre, The Other Palace officially opens its doors in February 2017, as part of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Really ... More
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The Other Palace 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 the public in September ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Colonies
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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
An architecturally striking development opposite Victoria mainline railway station , Nova Victoria is an ultra ... More
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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
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William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Westminster, London SW1X | 3 minutes from The Colonies
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
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Cornucopia
London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 7 minutes from The Colonies
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
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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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Quilon
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
41 Buckingham Gate, St James, Westminster, London SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
The first and most important thing to say about this gourmet South Indian restaurant is: try the lobster with mango and ginger. Really, even if you ... More
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 23 minutes from The Colonies
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 24 minutes from The Colonies
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 25 minutes from The Colonies
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
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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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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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Central Hall Westminster
London > Business > Venue Hire
Storey's Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 8 minutes from The Colonies
Central London's largest conference and events venue has welcomed an array of illustrious speakers through the ages - including Gandhi, Churchill and the Prince of Wales. ... More
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Spencer House
London > Business > Venue Hire
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 9 minutes from The Colonies
Spencer family's 18th London residence. The ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Spencer family hasn’t lived in this, their London residence, since 1926. Following ... More

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