The Colonies

 
 
ADDRESS
25 Wilfred Street, Westminster, Victoria, London SW1E 6PR 
 
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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.

 

Opening and closing times for The Colonies

Today (Thursday) The Colonies closes at 23.00

Monday:

12.00
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23.00
 
 

Tuesday:

12.00
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23.00
 
 

Wednesday:

12.00
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23.00
 
 

Thursday:

12.00
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23.00
 
 

Friday:

12.00
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23.00
 
 

Saturday:

Closed
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - The Colonies Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
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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