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0.6 miles from Buckingham Palace
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In the heart of Victoria-Pimlico you will find About Thyme - a bright and buzzy restaurant, usually packed out with folk dropping in from offices in nearby Victoria as well as those lucky locals who have this little gem right on their doorstep. A large purple painted and glass frontage opens out in to an intimate cream painted dining room furnished in subtle and comfortable banquettes and mood lighting while in the summer months pavement dining is a must for those people watching afternoons. About Thyme's bistro style menu is put together with produce fresh from the London markets so expect great tasting flavours straight from ground, sea or field inspired by classic European recipes.
US$21 - US$34
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 20 October 2020 via mobile

I went last night for dinner after a 2 yr break and it was better than all the other times I’ve been. If you’re reading this please go as the food is fabulous and the ambience is great also the maitre d is soooo sexy!!...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

I love this place. The food is fantastic and the staff gorgeous. We’ve been coming here for years and it has ALWAYS delivered on taste and service! I’d also recommend taking advice on what wine will compliment your meal as the recommendations are spot on.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 18 July 2020

Was so pleased to go back here after lockdown. The restaurant never disappoints the food is superb the service second to none and undoubtedly the best experience you can have dining out. If you haven't been here yet you are really missing out. Cannot fault...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

We ate early on 29th Feb before we headed to the theatre (NOT Wicked!) and so glad we opted for About Thyme. The unprepossessing exterior may not grab attention along a street heavy with dining competition, but once inside, the decor is traditional and warm...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 10 February 2020

We were taken out to this little restaurant on a recent visit to London. Very warm and welcoming with great staff who were very attentive all evening. I had a salad and starter rather than a main. I chose sardines which were cured with caviar...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 8 February 2020

Booked because of other reviews and we weren't disappointed. Came at lunch time and were seated at the bench, which we found comfortable! The service was great and the food excellent. I would highly recommend and I will definitely be back.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 27 January 2020

Looking for somewhere to eat before the theatre, we came across this beautiful looking restaurant and decided to go in to eat. Slightly thrown about asked 'How can I help you?' when we walked in (something to eat presumably?!) but we were given wonderfully attentive...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 16 January 2020 via mobile

This is such a great tapas restaurant. The whole menu is great, the staff are very good and their own personalities show through. To top it off all the wine seems to be lovely. Just go!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 26 December 2019

Took friends to About Thyme after being very happy with our initial visit last month. Second time around even better. Cornish crab linguini a big hit. Pumpkin ravioli special and duck on top of red cabbage, super. A nice Rose wine. Creme brûlée. Good service,...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 22 December 2019 via mobile

As regulars, we had booked About Thyme yesterday for a family lunch to celebrate Christmas early. We had the regular Spanish menu and the food was as usual outstanding. The waiting staff were highly efficient and most friendly and the ambience was relaxing and pleasant!...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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1 March 2019|
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Response from suggardaddy | Property representative |
Hi James, tomorrow we will be opening from midday, last orders lunch time is 3:00 pm. the kitchen it will re open at 5:30 pm, last orders 10:30 pm.
17 June 2018|
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Response from KOV5280 | Reviewed this property |
They are open from Noon to 2 for lunch and 5.30 to 10pm for dinner every day except Sundays (and a few holidays e.g. Christmas and New Years). Sorry, but I cannot leave the weblink here (Tripadvisor rules) but you can find... More
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7 September 2017|
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Response from larpeiro1968 | Property representative |
Yes, About Thyme is family friendy
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    How is About Thyme Restaurant rated?
    About Thyme Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5