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Located minutes from Buckingham Palace, 51 Buckingham Gate, Taj Suites and Residences is a five star hotel exuding luxury in prestigious surroundings.

Contemporary European restaurant Bistro impresses with unique presentations and flavours, local sourcing of fresh produce and Executive Chef David Tilly's careful selection of ingredients.

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Please Note: The tastecard discount is not available on Valentine's Day, Easter Weekend or during the month of December. This restaurant accepts a maximum of 1 tastecard per booking.

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Bistro 51
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Andrea said "Great food, great service
Just finished dining here as a last minute thing. Food was divine. Bruschetta to start was great,..."
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Ell said "Lovely Service
Very tasty high end food but not quite first class. Reasonable portions. Fantastic value with a..."
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Cesa said "Beautiful location
This place was splendid. Petra & Greta
were delightful and the best at greeting and..."
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Milano said
" my top 10. best fish dishes"
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Antony said "Lovely Evening Out
The service was excellent and the food wonderful and beautifully presented - excellent blend of..."
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Anthony said
" Beautifully presented and flavoursome food; good Indian dishes and other choices on the menu;..."
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JING said "a little pricy for lunch,but food is great
I had steak, my friend had lamb chop,very tasty."
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minesh said "Good for a spot of lunch
I went there with a relative and we really enjoyed ourselves. It was a quiet lunch and food was..."
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Chris said "Impeccable Dining
A superb bistro! Another absolute gem of The Taj where i have now had the pleasure to dine on..."
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Sandra said "This is why you buy a tastecard.
Fabulous restaurant. A real pleasure. Saved nearly £60 with the tastecard"
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Jonathan said "Delicious And Posh Atmosphere
Fantastic food. Very nice and elegant staff. Refined atmosphere. This is one of the best..."
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Lee said "Good Food And Atmosphere
Good food and atmosphere."
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Lee said "Good Food And Surroundings
Food was good as was the decor and atmosphere."
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Derek said "Excellent food, shame about guests
Really nice restaurant. The food was sensational. Service was great. The only thing that took the..."
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Gareth said "Saturday 20 June 15
Normally exceptional, but tonight the fillet stake was the worst I have seen served in any..."
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Jessica said "Good Food!
Food was nice, well presented, good but slightly slow service. Atmosphere in the restaurant is..."
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Joanne said "Excellent Meal
I've used my tastecard in many restaurants and have to say this is one of the best meals..."
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Philip said "Wonderful!
We went for an early supper. A super venue - very atmospheric - terrific food - excellent service..."
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sarah said "Fantastic
Rarely have I eaten food to this high standard, absolute treat. Thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful..."
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" ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS and lovely service as well. Thank you!!!"
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MK said
" Excellent"
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Aman said
" Exceptional service. Rare experience for London. And great food."
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Mark said "Ok, but very overpriced
So this restaurant, attached to a 5* hotel looks really good. Inside, its pretty plain, but light..."
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  • Andrea said: "Great food, great service
    Just finished dining here as a last minute thing. Food was divine. Bruschetta to start was great, piled high with toppings which were so fresh and tasty. Stewed beef pie with the tastiest and flakiest topping ever for mains and chicken supreme with mustard sauce and French cheese stuffed pimento. All washed down with a couple of superb cocktails. Service was informative and attentive without being overbearing. This restaurant is such a great little find, I'll definitely be back! "
    Posted 1 month, 16 days ago...
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  • Ell said: "Lovely Service
    Very tasty high end food but not quite first class. Reasonable portions. Fantastic value with a taste card. One thing I’d like to have in addition is music playing as the atmosphere fell slightly flat. "
    Posted 4 months, 19 days ago...
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  • Cesa said: "Beautiful location
    This place was splendid. Petra & Greta
    were delightful and the best at greeting and making you feel welcomed. The food is great. Menu has a lot to offer and the chefs know what they are doing. We will be coming back. Thanks Bistro 51 "
    Posted 5 months, 24 days ago...
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  • Milano said:
    " my top 10. best fish dishes "
    Posted 6 months, 29 days ago...
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  • Antony said: "Lovely Evening Out
    The service was excellent and the food wonderful and beautifully presented - excellent blend of spices. Very good value with the taste card. We will be returning! "
    Posted 7 months, 8 days ago...
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  • Anthony said:
    " Beautifully presented and flavoursome food; good Indian dishes and other choices on the menu; attentive staff; and very reasonable with a taste card. This was our first visit and we will return. "
    Posted 7 months, 16 days ago...
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  • JING said: "a little pricy for lunch,but food is great
    I had steak, my friend had lamb chop,very tasty. "
    Posted 10 months, 23 days ago...
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  • minesh said: "Good for a spot of lunch
    I went there with a relative and we really enjoyed ourselves. It was a quiet lunch and food was really good. "
    Posted 1 year, 1 month, 7 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Chris said: "Impeccable Dining
    A superb bistro! Another absolute gem of The Taj where i have now had the pleasure to dine on several occasions. A guaranteed location for elegance, sophistication and first class dining.
    Booking process simple, courteous and efficient. Arrival reception and service throughout amazing; attentive, but discreet.
    Food itself was sublime and with exceptional choice.
    A truly first class experience.
    Bistro 51, Thank you "
    Posted 1 year, 8 months, 14 days ago...
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  • Sandra said: "This is why you buy a tastecard.
    Fabulous restaurant. A real pleasure. Saved nearly £60 with the tastecard "
    Posted 1 year, 9 months, 29 days ago...
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  • Jonathan said: "Delicious And Posh Atmosphere
    Fantastic food. Very nice and elegant staff. Refined atmosphere. This is one of the best restaurants in the Tastecard offer.
    Make sure you mention the Tastecard at every step (when booking, upon arrival, when ordering and when asking for the bill) as they tried to avoid taking it into account with us, but eventually did when an other waiter testified that we had mentioned it when booking. "
    Posted 2 years, 4 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Lee said: "Good Food And Atmosphere
    Good food and atmosphere. "
    Posted 2 years, 11 months, 7 days ago...
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  • Lee said: "Good Food And Surroundings
    Food was good as was the decor and atmosphere. "
    Posted 2 years, 11 months, 8 days ago...
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  • Derek said: "Excellent food, shame about guests
    Really nice restaurant. The food was sensational. Service was great. The only thing that took the shine off was some noisy hotel guests that came to have dinner and spoiled the ambience somewhat. Overall, still a brilliant evening out. "
    Posted 3 years, 1 month, 29 days ago...
    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Gareth said: "Saturday 20 June 15
    Normally exceptional, but tonight the fillet stake was the worst I have seen served in any restaurant for some years. Seemed steak was thawed, very small, not fresh and tasted of iron, so left it. More more a thicker min steak! Complained and rather fell on deaf ears, but with a smile from staff who really showed no alignment to the normal quality.

    Very surprised and disappointed. "
    Posted 3 years, 3 months, 4 days ago...
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  • Jessica said: "Good Food!
    Food was nice, well presented, good but slightly slow service. Atmosphere in the restaurant is not particularly special but the hotel lobby is lovely. Would recommend. "
    Posted 3 years, 4 months, 13 days ago...
    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Joanne said: "Excellent Meal
    I've used my tastecard in many restaurants and have to say this is one of the best meals we've had.
    The food was excellent (especially the chocolate fondu)! and the staff were lovely and very attentive.
    Would definitely recommend and will certainly be returning. "
    Posted 3 years, 5 months, 20 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Philip said: "Wonderful!
    We went for an early supper. A super venue - very atmospheric - terrific food - excellent service - a real treat! Definitely will return "
    Posted 3 years, 6 months, 12 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • sarah said: "Fantastic
    Rarely have I eaten food to this high standard, absolute treat. Thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful and had to savour each bite.
    Incredible food, could use my taste card easily and the atmosphere was very relaxing.
    Will definitely return, would highly recommend. "
    Posted 3 years, 10 months, 12 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • " ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS and lovely service as well. Thank you!!! "
    Posted 3 years, 10 months, 17 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • MK said:
    " Excellent "
    Posted 3 years, 11 months, 11 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Aman said:
    " Exceptional service. Rare experience for London. And great food. "
    Posted 4 years, 10 months, 2 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Mark said: "Ok, but very overpriced
    So this restaurant, attached to a 5* hotel looks really good. Inside, its pretty plain, but light and spacious. A good selection on the menu, and a decent wine list.

    I can't fault the service, and the food was ok, but it’s NOT the 5* food that you'd expect, but it’s at 5* prices. For example; the "traditional British" steak pie was made not with a rich gravy sauce, as you'd expect, but from some tomato based sauce. While the beef was tender, the whole thing was just weird, and certainly not traditional! My girlfriend had the duck, which looked good, was cooked well, but was rather bland, served with a bland mash.

    Could be so much better, and definitely not worth the prices. Overall, left disappointed. "
    Posted 5 years, 1 month, 1 day ago...
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  • Andrea said: "Great food, great service
    Just finished dining here as a last minute thing. Food was divine. Bruschetta to start was great, piled high with toppings which were so fresh and tasty. Stewed beef pie with the tastiest and flakiest topping ever for mains and chicken supreme with mustard sauce and French cheese stuffed pimento. All washed down with a couple of superb cocktails. Service was informative and attentive without being overbearing. This restaurant is such a great little find, I'll definitely be back! "
    Posted 1 month, 16 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Ell said: "Lovely Service
    Very tasty high end food but not quite first class. Reasonable portions. Fantastic value with a taste card. One thing I’d like to have in addition is music playing as the atmosphere fell slightly flat. "
    Posted 4 months, 19 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Cesa said: "Beautiful location
    This place was splendid. Petra & Greta
    were delightful and the best at greeting and making you feel welcomed. The food is great. Menu has a lot to offer and the chefs know what they are doing. We will be coming back. Thanks Bistro 51 "
    Posted 5 months, 24 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Milano said:
    " my top 10. best fish dishes "
    Posted 6 months, 29 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Antony said: "Lovely Evening Out
    The service was excellent and the food wonderful and beautifully presented - excellent blend of spices. Very good value with the taste card. We will be returning! "
    Posted 7 months, 8 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Anthony said:
    " Beautifully presented and flavoursome food; good Indian dishes and other choices on the menu; attentive staff; and very reasonable with a taste card. This was our first visit and we will return. "
    Posted 7 months, 16 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • JING said: "a little pricy for lunch,but food is great
    I had steak, my friend had lamb chop,very tasty. "
    Posted 10 months, 23 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • minesh said: "Good for a spot of lunch
    I went there with a relative and we really enjoyed ourselves. It was a quiet lunch and food was really good. "
    Posted 1 year, 1 month, 7 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Chris said: "Impeccable Dining
    A superb bistro! Another absolute gem of The Taj where i have now had the pleasure to dine on several occasions. A guaranteed location for elegance, sophistication and first class dining.
    Booking process simple, courteous and efficient. Arrival reception and service throughout amazing; attentive, but discreet.
    Food itself was sublime and with exceptional choice.
    A truly first class experience.
    Bistro 51, Thank you "
    Posted 1 year, 8 months, 14 days ago...
    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Sandra said: "This is why you buy a tastecard.
    Fabulous restaurant. A real pleasure. Saved nearly £60 with the tastecard "
    Posted 1 year, 9 months, 29 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Jonathan said: "Delicious And Posh Atmosphere
    Fantastic food. Very nice and elegant staff. Refined atmosphere. This is one of the best restaurants in the Tastecard offer.
    Make sure you mention the Tastecard at every step (when booking, upon arrival, when ordering and when asking for the bill) as they tried to avoid taking it into account with us, but eventually did when an other waiter testified that we had mentioned it when booking. "
    Posted 2 years, 4 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Lee said: "Good Food And Atmosphere
    Good food and atmosphere. "
    Posted 2 years, 11 months, 7 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Lee said: "Good Food And Surroundings
    Food was good as was the decor and atmosphere. "
    Posted 2 years, 11 months, 8 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Derek said: "Excellent food, shame about guests
    Really nice restaurant. The food was sensational. Service was great. The only thing that took the shine off was some noisy hotel guests that came to have dinner and spoiled the ambience somewhat. Overall, still a brilliant evening out. "
    Posted 3 years, 1 month, 29 days ago...
    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Gareth said: "Saturday 20 June 15
    Normally exceptional, but tonight the fillet stake was the worst I have seen served in any restaurant for some years. Seemed steak was thawed, very small, not fresh and tasted of iron, so left it. More more a thicker min steak! Complained and rather fell on deaf ears, but with a smile from staff who really showed no alignment to the normal quality.

    Very surprised and disappointed. "
    Posted 3 years, 3 months, 4 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Jessica said: "Good Food!
    Food was nice, well presented, good but slightly slow service. Atmosphere in the restaurant is not particularly special but the hotel lobby is lovely. Would recommend. "
    Posted 3 years, 4 months, 13 days ago...
    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Joanne said: "Excellent Meal
    I've used my tastecard in many restaurants and have to say this is one of the best meals we've had.
    The food was excellent (especially the chocolate fondu)! and the staff were lovely and very attentive.
    Would definitely recommend and will certainly be returning. "
    Posted 3 years, 5 months, 20 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Philip said: "Wonderful!
    We went for an early supper. A super venue - very atmospheric - terrific food - excellent service - a real treat! Definitely will return "
    Posted 3 years, 6 months, 12 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • sarah said: "Fantastic
    Rarely have I eaten food to this high standard, absolute treat. Thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful and had to savour each bite.
    Incredible food, could use my taste card easily and the atmosphere was very relaxing.
    Will definitely return, would highly recommend. "
    Posted 3 years, 10 months, 12 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • " ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS and lovely service as well. Thank you!!! "
    Posted 3 years, 10 months, 17 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • MK said:
    " Excellent "
    Posted 3 years, 11 months, 11 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Aman said:
    " Exceptional service. Rare experience for London. And great food. "
    Posted 4 years, 10 months, 2 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Mark said: "Ok, but very overpriced
    So this restaurant, attached to a 5* hotel looks really good. Inside, its pretty plain, but light and spacious. A good selection on the menu, and a decent wine list.

    I can't fault the service, and the food was ok, but it’s NOT the 5* food that you'd expect, but it’s at 5* prices. For example; the "traditional British" steak pie was made not with a rich gravy sauce, as you'd expect, but from some tomato based sauce. While the beef was tender, the whole thing was just weird, and certainly not traditional! My girlfriend had the duck, which looked good, was cooked well, but was rather bland, served with a bland mash.

    Could be so much better, and definitely not worth the prices. Overall, left disappointed. "
    Posted 5 years, 1 month, 1 day ago...
    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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