The Thomas Cubitt

Bars and pubs, Gastropubs Belgravia
4 out of 5 stars
4 out of 5 stars
(12user reviews)

After a little refit in spring 2010, this upmarket brasserie is busy nearly every mealtime, a Belgravia clientele venturing towards Victoria coach station in order to partake in roast rack and braised shoulder of lamb, and a pumpkin, spinach and pine nut wellington.

The Sunday roasts are worthy of a Waitrose TV ad, but you’ll pay £27 for the 28-day-aged fillet from the Castle of Mey estate in Caithness. The layout of the main bar lends itself more to dining, but you can drink there.

A 30-strong wine selection includes a dozen at around £6.50 a glass (Levin Wines sauvignon blanc from the Loire Valley, De Alto Rioja) or £22 a bottle. Cocktails include a Basil Fawlty (Belvedere vodka, apple juice, passionfruit and own-made ginger syrup). You’ll find Asahi and Bitburger among the bottled beers, plus Deuchars and Adnams on tap.


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The Thomas Cubitt says
We're a local favourite sandwiched between some of London’s most famous landmarks, including the Saatchi Gallery in Sloane Square and the Apollo Theatre in Victoria.
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Venue name: The Thomas Cubitt
Address: 44 Elizabeth Street
Opening hours: Open noon-11pm daily. Food served noon-9.30pm daily
Transport: Tube: Victoria tube/rail
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Average User Rating

4.4 / 5

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This is quite a happening and cosy bar. We waited about 40 minutes for a table downstairs but was able to saddle up to the bar and had a few drinks to pass the time. It was quite loud but everyone was friendly and tried to be as space conscious as possible. 

Started with the pumpkin soup which was deliciously warm and filling-- careful is was quite spicy! My main was the game pie, small but packed quite a punch of meat. I was glad I did not order any sides as it came with a few veggies with rounded the dish out nicely. 

Going along with the pumpkin theme, I had the pumpkin tart for dessert. It was a bit expensive for what I received, however I cannot fault it on taste. As it was quite sweet, perhaps having it lager would have been a bit over the top?

A very enjoyable experience. 


The Thomas Cubitt is a quintessentially British highly sophisticated gastro pub, with a fine dining restaurant and private rooms upstairs, it exudes charm in the heart of Belgravia, you quite literally feel as if you are stepping into a Victorian aristocrats' home as you enter the first floor dining room. 

If you are looking for a perfect place to introduce your partner to the parents or a civilised evening of food and wine with close friends, I couldn't recommend The Cubitt more. The food is not cheap but a fantastic menu teamed with really exceptional service and highly attentive staff. I ate, to die for scallops to start £11 Roasted Plaice fillets with baby artichokes, glazed shallots, hazelnuts and sorrell £19 and a modern take on peach melba to finish £9 accompanied by a bottle or two of superb Gavi di Gavi between three was £70 a head.
For the ambience, food and service a well spent treat in lovely surroundings, as the summer is drawing to a close this a lovely winter venue very cosy and quaint, looking forward to enjoying those long winter nights with a glass of full bodied red in hand. 

The pub is a good place for drinks in summer given the outdoor feature.  The food however is a complete rip-off. The quality is OKish but It is way overpriced and the portions are ridiculously small. Some people might not care but it feels insulting to have to pay a fine dining bill for effectively pub snacks portions.  Avoid.


This pub is fantastic, the food in amazing and the drinks list is equally as good. It has a seasonal menu so won't be able to suggest anything because by the time you go it might have changed. Great for people watching and doesn't tend to get too packed. 

Amazing place, very versatile too. Perfect for a nice, relaxed drinks/lunch & dinner on the more casual Ground Floor and for a more special/formal meal on the upstairs lovely dining room.

Staff Writer

The first of the renowned Cubitt House Group, I always try and dine here if I’m in the area. Like all their restaurants this place is pure class whilst still chilled out enough to meet friends for a feed. Upstairs are more formal settings for that important meeting or special anniversary. Don’t be surprised if you bump into a celeb or two either as it has become a dwelling place for some of London’s A listers. Try their bloody Mary (it is heaven) and their Sunday Roast!!

By far the most outstanding restaurant in London! Atmosphere is brilliant, food is incredible, and the staff are polite and friendly. Very well priced. Love this place!

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