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In the 5-star Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Bistro 51 uses fresh, local produce to create a menu which blends English favourites with pan-Asian delicacies. Sophisticated warm decor and crisp white linen ensure that the restaurant is relaxed and inviting, yet classically elegant. With a style that reflects its well-heeled surroundings, Taj 51 is a short walk from St James's Park Tube Station.

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Bistro 51

54 Buckingham Gate
+44 (0)20 7963 8325
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 7 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Bistro 51

5.0 out of 5 11 September 2016
by Laura D.

I don't agree with the more negative reviews on here. I ate here with family, and we enjoyed it immensely. In particular, the Vegetable Punjabi Samosa Chaat was excellent. The taste had just the right amount of spice, and the presentation was very nice. I had the vegetable biryani which was served with little extras to put on, including yogurt, chutney, vegetables, and spicy pickles. The...more

5.0 out of 5 6 May 2016
by Frank Z.

We ordered the dish of the day which was butter chicken with rice and it was really good. The taste was good, the service was very good and the meal was very nice presentated. The atmosphere in this place was also nice and the price - for England and a good Hotel - was acceptable.more

2.0 out of 5 15 December 2015
by monica s.

Dinner was a mixed experience. We ordered the Venison stew and a rib eye steak. The Venison stew with dumplings was tasty. Well seasoned, not too salty(as stews can be) with just enough tender vegetables. The steak was a complete disappointment. We ordered a medium rare steak; it arrived very well cooked without a hint of color. We showed the waitress and she graciously offered to exchange it....more

5.0 out of 5 23 November 2012
by Chuck M.

We stopped in here for a nice dinner and was not disappointed. The atmosphere is real nice, the wait staff was very at tentative, and the food was wonderful.

The only negative side to the restaurant was the prices were a bit high to m...but hey, this is London and everything here is higher than expected. Yo still get my 5-star for superior service and excellent food.more

2.0 out of 5 16 March 2011
by Suzanne H.

this is a hotel restaurant.

I wouldn't eat here unless you were staying in the hotel, and you were getting a free meal inclusive with your hotel room, OR if you were afraid of the outside world.

The soup was good, but the menu was a bit bi-polar (It was half british and half indian, obviously trying to cater to the guests who are afraid to leave but what to try foods that are famous to the...more

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