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Victoria

A locals' guide to Victoria

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

Jamie Newson-Love

"Say hello to the Queen at London's most recognisable landmark, Buckingham Palace."

Sigita Ranger

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

Hayley Thomas

What is your favourite place?

Where do Victoria locals go?

A. Wong

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

Oddbins

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

Smythson

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

The Orange

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

Hardcore Lobster & More

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

Browns

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

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.

The Botanist

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

The Goring Hotel

A luxurious spot for upmarket afternoon tea and beautiful rooms for a romantic getaway.

Rubens Hotel

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

Tachbrook Street Market

A great street food market open 2 hours every lunchtime.

Pimlico Fresh

Freshly prepared salads and cakes certainly make lunchtimes more appealing...

Moo

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

Cave

Great for hidden treasures and shabby chic furniture.

Brunello Cucinelli

Luxurious Italian clothing in the heart of Chelsea.

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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

What do you love about Victoria?

Why do you find Victoria a great place to live?

celine

"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"

February 2015

Lauren

"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"

January 2015

You

What do you like about Victoria?

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"'70s TV drama Upstairs, Downstairs set in fictional 165 Eaton Place depicts the lives of the well-to-do Bellamys and their servants."

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Child-friendly activities near Victoria

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

The Ark Playgroup

St. Michael's Church
The Ark Playgroup is a lively morning session for babies, toddlers, parents and carers. The children have lots of space to play with a superb range of toys, in a fun and happy atmosphere. After playtime, everyone gathers together for some children's songs and a Bible story. Coffee and juice and a snack are provided. The Ark gives children the opportunity to learn how to play in a safe environment, and mothers and carers the chance to make new friends. Website

Lulubaby


Lulubaby antenatal classes offer support and advice for the first time mother. With a team of professionals we guide you through your remaining pregnancy delivery and beyond. Lulubaby covers all aspects of childbirth, prepares mothers for life with a baby, supports you once your baby has been born, has a team of experts including: midwife obstetrician paediatrician anaesthetist G.P. breastfeeding consultant obstetric physiotherapist nutrition adviser and complimentary therapist. Website

Play Sessions

Pimlico Toy Library
Sessions are for adults and children together. There is a timetable of play and toy-loan sessions throughout the year. Website

Music and Movement

The Abbey Centre
This is a movement class set to live and recorded music. The tutor sings and plays guitar. Parents and children join in group games and sing familiar children's songs. Toys, equipment and musical instruments are used to tell stories. The class follows a similar format each week. The children join in their own way, so it is suitable for toddlers up until aged five. Website

Parents and Toddlers

Emmanuelle Centre,
All Free and All Welcome! We have excellent facilities for the under-fives! Spacious Carpeted Hall, Refreshment, Baby Corner, Book Corner, Home Corner, Painting Corner, Puzzles, Bikes, Slides, Pop-UP Tents, Pushchairs, Big Cars, Dressing Up, Soft Toys, Lego and much more. Website
  1. 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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