bbar & Restaurant, facing the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, is a wonderful South African themed venue also run by the family-owned Red Carnation Hotel Collection. It is just on your left as you leave reception at Hotel 41.

Sporting vintage photographs of big game, ethnic carvings, leopard-spotted lampshades and polished zebrano wood tabletops, bbar is a vibrant venue boasting safari chic decor, a Resident DJ, and an exceptional menu of signature dishes.

Bunny chow

Opening hours

Monday - Friday:
12pm - 10.30pm (kitchen closes at 10.30pm; bar closes 11pm)

12pm - 8pm (kitchen closes at 8pm; bar closes 8.30pm)

General Manager: Ian Powrie
Telephone: +44 (0) 207 958 7000