Nestled in the heart of the City of Westminster by the river Thames, Pimlico was once the home of the famous Winston Churchill and many other notable individuals! Pimlico is known for its regal architecture and garden squares and is also a conservation area within London, the area boasts 350 grade II listed buildings. Due to Pimlico’s central location it is also just a stone’s throw away from London’s top attraction, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Harrods, River Thames all within walking distance, which is why Pimlico is a firm favourite with many! Below we will share our top things to do in the area from places to visit, eat and drink!
Visit: Tate London
Whilst it is tricky to pick just one place to visit in Pimlico we would have to say our absolute must visit is the Tate London Museum, which houses a range of fantastic contemporary British art along with also being one of the oldest museum in the country. The imposing building is an architectural beauty itself and easily noticeable from a distance. We recommend taking a few hours to explore the artistic marvels and soak up the British culture at its finest.
Eat: About Thyme restaurant
A local favourite for many in the area, About Thyme serves the finest in fresh modern European cuisines; it is the perfect places for families and couples. The restaurants interior provides a familiar and welcoming European setting. We strongly recommend that you book in advance, as it will be busy especially during the weekends
Drink: The Queens Arms
This much loved British gastro pub features a small terrace and upstairs dining room, we recommend heading here for some evening drinks for a relaxing and unpretentious atmosphere, the Queens Arms fits the bill for any occasion.
See: Pimlico Road Farmers Market
The renowned Pimlico Road Farmers Market runs every weekend from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, for a range of fresh and tasty produce, food and drink the farmers market is the place to be. Located under the gaze of the Mozart’s statue on Orange (or Mozart’s) Square, this leafy square is the perfect location to enjoy your lazy Sunday morning.
These are only a short number of things you can do to enjoy your time in Pimlico, with its plethora of boutiques, local stores and famous, you’ll never be short of things to do only time! What are some of your favourite places in Pimlico? Join the conversation and share below!
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