The Colonies †

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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.


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Victoria Tube Station
5 minutes walk
St James's Park Tube Station
5 minutes walk
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Victoria Railway Station
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Charing Cross Railway Station
18 minutes walk
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Arlington House Pure Parking
10 minutes walk
Q-Park Westminster
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45-51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
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51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £66† 23% off
10 Palace Place, SW1E | 3 minutes from The Colonies
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Greenwood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from The Colonies
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 12 minutes from The Colonies
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London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 1 minute from The Colonies
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Leopard Champagne & Cocktail Bar
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41 Hotel London, 41 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 3 minutes from The Colonies
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3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 3 minutes from The Colonies
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The Little Beasts
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 27th, 28th and 29th July 2017 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
The Colonies, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
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Royal Gifts
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 22nd July to 1st October 2017
The Colonies, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 4 minutes from The Colonies
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The Colonies, 17 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 5 minutes from The Colonies
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58 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
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The Other Palace
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12 Palace Street, SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
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The Other Palace Theatre
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12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 2 minutes from The Colonies
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Birdcage Walk, SW1A | 4 minutes from The Colonies
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Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 4 minutes from The Colonies
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Nova Victoria
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Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from The Colonies
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Cardinal Place Shopping Centre
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E5JD | 1 minute from The Colonies
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William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Westminster, London SW1X | 3 minutes from The Colonies
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Cornucopia
London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 7 minutes from The Colonies
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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
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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
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 23 minutes from The Colonies
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 24 minutes from The Colonies
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 25 minutes from The Colonies
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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
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129 Wilton Road, SW1V | 6 minutes from The Colonies
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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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Royal Horticultural Halls: The Lindley Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from The Colonies
This architecturally unique venue boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall, overlooking leafy Vincent Square, is a popular venue for corporate events. Since it ... 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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