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Oddbins

Oddbins

As well as selling a wide range of beer, wine and spirits, the Oddbins in Pimlico does free tasting sessions too!

Rubens Hotel

Rubens Hotel

An institution over 100 years old, this stunning hotel is beautiful inside - you really are stepping back into a grander era!

Hardcore Lobster & More

Hardcore Lobster & More

Perfectly cooked lobster and burgers - a welcome alternative to restaurants serving similar dishes.

Delicias de Portugal

Delicias de Portugal

Super favourite amongst locals and professionals in the area. Great selection of salads, sandwiches, pastas, wines, meat and cheese, and take away lunch. Usually the queue starts on the street outside of the shop.

Peggy Porschen Cakes

Peggy Porschen Cakes

An Instagram-worthy star location, with amazing cakes, teas, and coffees and a great pink exterior

Brunello Cucinelli

Brunello Cucinelli

Luxurious Italian clothing in the heart of Chelsea.

Browns

Browns

Set alongside Chelsea's upmarket boutiques, Browns is the perfect place to pick up designer women's clothing.

The Orange

The Orange

Who wouldn't enjoy a whole roast cow?! The Sunday roast at The Orange is certainly generously sized...

Wulf and Lamb

Wulf and Lamb

Super Instagrammable and super delicious vegan dishes - worth it!

Moo

Moo

The first Argentinian pub to open in the UK, this place serves traditional dishes and South American wines.

The Botanist

The Botanist

Overlooking Sloane Square, this chic restaurant also has a well stocked bar where they serve classic and adventurous cocktails.

Tachbrook Street Market

Tachbrook Street Market

A great street food market open 2 hours every lunchtime.

A. Wong

A. Wong

This upmarket Chinese restaurant is great for a peking duck feast!

Smythson

Smythson

Luxurious leather goods with a very high price tag, but perfect for special occasions and treats.

Cave

Cave

Great for hidden treasures and shabby chic furniture.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Sloane Square, Pimlico, Mayfair, Knightsbridge, Westminster, West End, Soho, Nine Elms, Vauxhall and Covent Garden

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Reminiscent of a charming village green, I love eating lunch in picturesque Vincent Square.

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The grand architecture and public gardens around Victoria remind us of London's Victorian opulence.

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  1. I am a French girl and, for me, Victoria is the heart of London and it's great to come to this country and to be in the heart. This is a fantastic place, with something all hours, see people moved like beats

  2. Victoria is as central as you can be with the amazing Georges Square Park just a few minutes away. Lovely walks and beautiful buildings. I feel at home and wstminster council embrace you like a family would. Amazing surroundings, culture and tourist spots keeps it interesting

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Child-friendly activities near Victoria

St. James the Less Playgroup

St. James the Less Westminster
An interactive group Learning basic principles of who God is and who we are in God. Craft, drama, songs, prayer, messy play, stories, games and fun! Website

Pippa's Poppets Music and Movement Classes

Pippa’s Poppets Music and Movement Classes (0-4 yrs) St. Gabriel’s Church Vestry
Award-winning music classes - let Pippa the Panda teach your child the fundamentals of music! Classes are made up of well-known nursery rhymes as well as original songs written by Pippa to challenge vocabulary and improve language skills. We use music to enhance physical and emotional development and playing percussion instruments introduces rhythm and coordination at an early age. Places allocated on a first come first served basis. Email or call to be sent an enrollment form or book a free trial. Website

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Pimlico Library
Baby Bounce and Rhyme: knee-bouncing songs for babies aged between about 3 months - 12 months. Website

Rhyme Time at Pimlico Library

Pimlico Library
Regular sessions are held in Westminster Children's Libraries throughout the City. They are designed to help children to develop their concentration, co-ordination and comprehension skills through the use of books, songs, finger rhymes, nursery rhymes and poetry. Rhyme Time Rhymes: songs, crafts and games all based around a popular children's story each week Website

New Parents Group

Victoria Medical Practice
The New Parents Group with Baby Cafe is a great resource for first time and new mums seeking guidance or companionship for breast feeding newborns. Of course, bottle fed babies are welcome to come and make friends. The staff is extremely knowledgeable, helpful and fun! Website

Young Parents Group parents 15 - 22 years old

Twins Group
Young Parents Group is a relaxed social group parents who are in their teens and early 20's and their children, to meet, socialise & share information. Website

Parent and Toddler Drop-in

Buckaroochies,
Buckaroochies is a group for parents, carers and toddlers. It is a great chance to get out of the flat, meet new friends, arrange play dates and encourage social interaction for your child. Website

About Victoria

Victoria is a commercial and residential area of inner city London, lying wholly within the City of Westminster, and named after Queen Victoria. The area is vaguely defined as the streets around, and named after Victoria Station, including Victoria Street, Buckingham Palace Road, Wilton Road, Grosvenor Gardens, and Vauxhall Bridge Road. Victoria consists predominantly of commercial property, private and social housing, with retail uses along the main streets. Victoria Street runs on an east-west axis from the station to Broad Sanctuary at Westminster Abbey. There is a development, located across the street from Westminster Cathedral, which contains a selection of restaurants, banks and shops. There are three notable schools within the Victoria area.

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