The Thomas Cubitt

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Welcome to The Thomas Cubitt, Belgravia's most exclusive pub & dining room honouring London's legendary master builder. The Thomas Cubitt has established itself as a local institution & destination venue in the capital's most distinguished neighbourhood. Please note, bookings apply only to the first floor dining room & the ground floor bar is operated on a first come, first served basis for tables.

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The Small Dining Room, The Atrium, The Main Dining Room and the Entire First Floor are available for private hire.

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RJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very pleasant Staff. Good food and a decent portion size. Will certainly return.

OT
Manitoba
8 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Recommended by our tour operator as a good food restaurant with a pub style area. Too busy on the pub side we were asked if the dining upstairs would be ok. It’s more of a refined dining with a sophisticated menu. About 8 or 10 tables with a cozy ambience.

EP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 July 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Fun atmosphere and solidly good food. Fish and chips and burger were excellent - the sausage/mashed potato was not totally my thing but not bad. Service was attentive, and has a lovely rose to drink. I liked eating downstairs at the pub. The upstairs, where you can make reservations, is quieter and more formal.

D
London
4 reviews
Dined on 23 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere and service. Food was delicious but slightly overpriced.

T
London
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

nice setting and location
the food was good the service very fast and super friendly and helpful
too noisy for a romantic meal or if you want to have an important conversation

JU
London
6 reviews
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Been several time but first time for Sunday lunch, 6 of us - really convivial environment, sat for 3 hours with no pressure at all to leave. Attentive but not pushy service in a bright cosy room. Sunday roast, starters and deserts excellent - the only slightly weak dish was the pasta (I think Nettle Ravioli) which was a bit bland.
Will be back again

ML
London
54 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

always a fun place the visit
the upstairs is quieter than the downstairs

L
London
4 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

Very disappointing - each dish had to be sent back because the food was served cold. The staff are great but the quality of the food is poor.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely wonderful!!!

f
San Francisco
83 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went to Thomas Cubitt on a recommendation from Fodors guide book and the restaurant's proximity to our lodging. Had a wonderful final meal in London before heading home. The starters and mains were delicious and ample in size. Desserts were Ok but not on a par with the other courses. Overall, I would return when next in London.

FS
London
3 reviews
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Solid dining experience all around if you are looking for good British food served in a nice setting.

C
London
2 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Still a good choice, but had been better some time ago

ES
London
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Delicious food and excellent service thank you for a lovely lunch we will be back!

F
London
5 reviews
Dined on 21 May 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

This was my third visit, always in Flower Show week. However, after recommending the restaurant to friends, we were very disappointed this year. We were shown upstairs (where we’ve sat before) after being given the menu the waiter had to be asked to serve us. Prices were much more expensive and nothing that we really got excited about, so we asked if there was a table available downstairs. We then waited an hour and a quarter before we got our starter. We were given some complimentary olives after an hour and I asked for some bread. My friend’s fish was rather small, my burger was ok.
As a result of our wait we didn’t get to the flower show until quarter to four and were unable to see all the exhibits in the time. So not a very positive experience this year.

LE
1 review
Dined on 16 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A really original menu supported by excellent service. A la Carte is pricey but the set lunch is good value.

KM
1 review
Dined on 14 May 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

An excellent restaurant; interesting menu and delightful staff downstairs in the bar and upstairs in the dining room. Every single morsel was delicious, beautifully cooked and lovingly presented. With one exception. The only carbohydrate side dish on the menu were fries. However one dish on the menu was accompanied by Jersey royals. We asked if we could have some with our meal. No, chef says no!! Apparently he didn’t have any spare? We ordered the fries. Frozen, skin on, over salted and quite clearly suffering from bottom of the bag syndrome. Horrible. What a great sadness that the lack of a boiled potato should ruin, what in every other way was, a perfect meal.

PA
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Very beautiful location in a quiet place; all the meals were very good

m
London
2 reviews
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Mains Sunday dinner only had beef which was tough only got points back because desserts were good

SW
London
3 reviews
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very good Sunday roast with good choice and service. Consistently good service and food quality.

OT
Charlotte
49 reviews
Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great lunch with a friend here. The fish and chips is delicious

JK
London
2 reviews
Dined on 29 April 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We were a mixed group of 8 including youngsters. From the outset service was friendly and professional with all special requests dealt with promptly. Food was simply made some nice twists and satisfying . Wine is well priced and those that ate deserts said they were excellent.

l
London
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

It is a nice place but quality orice disappointing. rge food okay but overpriced by at least 40 percent... there are other places in Elizabeth Street I would go next time iI am in Victoria

BF
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had the nicest time at The Thomas Cubitt recently and could not have been looked after better. Although having booked an upstairs table we were so comfortable sitting downstairs that we asked if it was able to change to eat downstairs. No problem and we really enjoyed our food. Great service and value in a wonderful atmosphere.

DJ
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

The pub itself is nice but thats about all that we liked! The Sunday roast priced at £24 came on a huge plate and defined quantity not quality. Presentation 1/10, a mound of cabbage strewn on the plate with small slivers of mediocre beef. The main dishes were expensive and so small it was painful paying £15+ for them. My cod and Charlotte potatoes was a tiny piece of fish and I counted the grand sum of 3 tiny potatoes on the side. 4 people, 2 courses and one drink each came to nearly £200 , absolutely not worth it im afraid. Watching one of the wait staff push a white sauce into a big serving bottle using his fingers was the pièce de résistance for our experience here.

AL
London
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Disappointed to be in a back room, even though I had booked a couple of months in advance. It was noisy and our guests seemed underwhelmed. Food, shared wing of beef, was good but a little cold. Beef served with veg on a wooden board which looked great, but the heat had gone out of it.
Not sure now if we will return.

LK
Buckinghamshire
15 reviews
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Saturday was my second visit to the Thomas Cubitt and it was equally as good as the first one! Food is consistently good, the service friendly (our waitress was lovely) and the atmosphere buzzy and fun. Thank you.

A
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great time had by all. They had accepted an over the phone order from Australia to surprise me for the birthday - flawless execution

OT
Aberdeen
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mums birthday.

M
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect for a civilised, unpretentious but really top quality British meal. The dining room upstairs was quiet without being too quiet and the menu was reassuringly small. The waiter (young, South African) was natural and extremely friendly, even offering me to taste a few different wines before making up my mind. I’ve been here several times, it’s my restaurant of choice near Victoria.

LF
London
112 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great every day dinner spot

HK
London
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We took our Mom here for Mother's day and it was just lovely. We were sat on a light, quite and spacious table over looking the dinning room where we could soak in the laid back ambience. The staff were sooo friendly. Oh and the food was delicious! Thank YOU

NM
London
27 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place. Great ambience, food, wine & service!

LW
London
3 reviews
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and service and atmosphere. It was brilliant

PM
San Francisco
34 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 2

We entered Thomas Cubitt through the din and residual tobacco smell of the pub. An employee grunted and pointed to the stairs to the dining room. We found our way to the dining room on the second floor.

There was an open table near a window, but when we asked for it were told it was reserved. (We had a reservation!) We were seated at a small table next to a fireplace. The space was lighted by a floor lamp that shone into my dinner companion's eyes. She switched it off.

Shortly, a waiter arrived and, literally, reprimanded my wife for turning off the lamp without permission. He mumbled something about safety. He did not turn on the lamp.

Service, generally, was good, but slow. The food was excellent, except my chicken was dry and not helped by the greasy gravy covering it.

We left rather quickly as the incident about the lamp made us very uncomfortable.

Thomas Cubitt is NOT a value. We will not return.

OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food, good service. It's not cheap but that's central London.

F
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing gastro pub - everyone is really friendly and helpful, and a great atmosphere. Would definitely recommend it.

t
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a great sunday lunch! The food was amazing and the service was literally impeccable. Highly recommended!

OT
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went with my Dad and best friend after a long day shopping - it was a bit cold when we first arrived but it got warmer and the service was very very good and the food was amazing

MM
London
1 review
Dined on 4 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place, the food is very good, good quality!

JR
New England
14 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

This is a stylish gastropub with many different ambiances depending on the floor and room. We ate upstairs in a small dining room and the ambiance was very pleasing, lighting, noise and seating were all very comfortable. The food was excellent. Our waiter was not the smoothest touch, but other staff with whom we interacted were very welcoming. There was a lively bar scene downstairs that looked like fun. Overall, a good outing!

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