Pimlico is central, and pockets of Zone 1 smartness give the whole district a real panache. In fact, property of any calibre is expensive here. Even Pimlico’s extensive ex-local authority housing stock has fantastic views and commands high prices. Down by the river is Dolphin Square, a self-contained village of pieds-à-terre for the important and the wealthy, notably a load of MPs and high-grade civil servants. The fortress-like, red-brick 1930s block has a health club, smart restaurant and a little art deco parade of shops. Outside of that, there's lots to see and do - great food, nice bars and Victoria and Chelsea on your doorstep.
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South Place Chop House
When it comes to eating and drinking, the boutique South Place Hotel has numerous stylish spots – six to be precise – in which to relax. One of those is the Chop House, a classy restaurant with lots of neutrally toned leather. Diners can enjoy a seasonal contemporary menu here, featuring fresh fish and conscientiously sourced cuts of meat. On Saturdays you can get bottomless bubbles to accompany your brunch and on Sundays you can have a roast. To drink there are craft beers and select wines, plus, Monday to Friday between 6pm and 7pm ('flower hour') diners will be treated to a complimentary glass of elderflower fizz.
Venue says: “Join us every Sunday in Chop House for brunch, enjoy two-courses for £22.50pp. Roast specials also available each week!”