Victoria Station, also known as London Victoria, is one of the city's main transport hubs, located in the borough of Westminster.
This iconic London landmark has been a significant part of British railway history since its establishment in the 19th century, so much so, that it was named after Queen Victoria and officially opened in 1860.
Victoria Station connects London with other major towns and regions in the UK and offers access to national and international destinations via connections to London's Underground, buses, and coaches. The station is also surrounded by many cultural attractions such as Buckingham Palace, St James Park, and Victoria Palace Theatre. As well as a huge variety of things to do near Victoria Station, including the iconic London attractions, extravagant shopping, and a stop at one of London’s foodie hotspots, the iconic Burger & Lobster!
Attraction and days out near Victoria Station
The Queen's official royal residence. Watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony, or perhaps peer through the gates and marvel at the daily happenings of the grand Palace.
This historic Gothic abbey church hosts royal weddings and coronations and has been seen on television many times. Head here to relive the Royal wedding and get a closer look at the incredible history of Westminster.
Big Ben & Houses of Parliament
The iconic London clock tower and seat of the British government look truly spectacular outside and set the scene for fantastic tourist photos.
Stunning Byzantine-style Catholic cathedral with lots of striking architecture and art inside to inspire awe in all visitors.
The National Gallery of British Art from 1500 to today. Culture vultures will certainly not want to miss this one.
Lovely green space with memorials like Princess Diana's. Adjoins Hyde Park.
Churchill War Rooms
A historic museum with underground bunkers used by Churchill in WW2. A must-visit if war history is something that piques your interest.
National Army Museum
Tells the story of the British Army from 1066 through today.
Victoria Palace Theatre
Elegant West End theatre that hosts major musical productions. Catch a show while in London and experience the magic of the West End for yourself!
St. James's Park
The oldest royal park in London, home to ducks and Pelican Island, perfect for a stroll with a coffee and a baked good, or perhaps a run with your dog beside you.
Restaurants near Victoria Station
Now… on to the best thing to do near Victoria Station… eating. Within London, you’ll find nine locations of the iconic Burger & Lobster. A true gem of the big city, serving up only the finest burgers and incredibly juicy lobster every single day.
Of the nine locations, the nearest Burger & Lobster to Victoria Station is the Mayfair location, with others dotted in Knightsbridge, Soho, Leicester Square and Bond Street. For those who have yet to experience the divine menus of one of the best things to do around Victoria Station, here’s just a glimpse…
As the name suggests, Burger & Lobster champions two incredible ingredients which are showcased across their menu. Foremost, for lobster lovers, the iconic Lobster Roll is served on a buttered brioche bun with huge chunks of lobster meat, tasty lemon butter sauce, fresh, vibrant chives, and perfectly crisp fries. The equally special Whole or Half Lobster is another menu hero, served steamed or grilled, with your choice of sauce and a side of fries and salad. If you’re tempted to venture away from classic choices, but still want to sample that delicious lobster, the Lobster Mac and Cheese is cheesy and delightful, finished with hearty chunks of tender lobster. For something slightly lighter, the Lobster Tabbouleh Salad is zesty and refreshing.
If you’d much prefer to sink your teeth into a juicy beef burger, the burger menu will not disappoint. The Beast Burger includes 5oz or 8oz 100% beef, lobster meat, brie, fennel slaw, truffle tarragon mayo and delicious fries. The Chicken Burger is another fantastic burger option on the menu, showcasing roast chicken on a soft pretzel bun with chicken mayo, crushed avocado, red onion, and fries.
Of course, if you’d like the best of both worlds, you can sink your teeth into a B&L combo and experience the magic of both lobster and a burger on one plate. Then, to wash it all down, the menu includes a huge selection of drinks. From softs and mineral waters to delicious signature cocktails, and of course, plenty of tasty non-alcoholic mocktails. The Tropic Thunder especially goes down a treat…
So, next time you’re in London and looking for things to do near Victoria Station, spend the day sightseeing before heading to nearby Burger & Lobster.