Discover Dolphin Square and you’ll enjoy the benefits of one of London’s most prestigious and historic locations… Bordered to the north by Victoria and to the south by the River Thames, Pimlico is one of central London’s finest and most desirable residential areas. Residents of Pimlico are within walking distance of Millbank, Vauxhall, Chelsea, Westminster and Victoria, and with superb public transport connections, only a short distance from the West End and the City. The influence of the Victorian entrepreneur, architect and builder Thomas Cubitt can be seen throughout the area. In the 1820s, Cubitt bought leases for most of the area from the Duke of Westminster, and proceeded to build the distinctive, elegant townhouses that can be seen along the streets of Pimlico to this day.
Located in Westminster and only a short journey from central London, Dolphin House is ideal for anybody visiting London for business or pleasure. Dolphin House is part of Dolphin Square: one of London’s most prestigious addresses. An incredible feat of engineering, the grandeur of its architecture has been a magnet for people of taste and power since construction was completed in the late 1930s. With its central location and proximity to Parliament in Westminster, it is easy to see why a variety of famous residents including MPs, spies and stars of stage and screen have lived here through the years, contributing to a rich and colourful history. Residents at Dolphin House have access to an exceptional range of onsite facilities, including the sophisticated Club Lounge and Champagne Bar, our beautifully designed contemporary indoor pool, riverside tennis court, gymnasium and squash courts. And if you have an appetite you can enjoy the offerings of Dolphin Bar & Grill – delicious, wholesome food served throughout the day and evening.
Westminster is one of London’s most vibrant and attractive areas. The Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park are among the many cultural attractions, museums, galleries and landmarks that distinguish one of London’s most prestigious and historic areas. Our exceptional location also places you within easy reach of London’s finest bars and restaurants. A short distance from Chelsea, Sloane Square, Knightsbridge and Kensington, Dolphin House offers its residents superb public transport connections to the West End and central London, the South Bank, the City of London and beyond. The proximity of Dolphin House to local and mainline public transport connections means that residents are only a short distance from national and international railway stations and major international airports.
Whilst the Dolphin Shopping Arcade in Dolphin Square offers convenience, enabling residents and spa-goers to buy the essentials without having to venture into town, the central location and handy public transport connections place London’s finest shops on your doorstep. So whether you prefer Oxford Street or Bond Street, High Street Kensington or Knightsbridge, South Molton Street or the King’s Road, you’re only a short journey away. Locally, both Pimlico and Victoria boast a broad variety of shops within walking distance including several supermarkets, department stores, fashion outlets, bookshops, and a multitude of fine arts and antiques dealers.
Dolphin Square is a gateway to the myriad cultural jewels in London. There is always something happening in London, and we advise you to consult the Time Out London website for specific listings information for exhibitions, events, plays, musicals, cinema and concerts. Tate Britain is only a ten-minute walk away, whilst Tate Modern, the South Bank – comprising the Hayward Gallery, the National Theatre, the National Film Theatre and Festival Hall, the London Eye, County Hall, London Aquarium,Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace are all within walking distance.
Dolphin Bar & Grill at Dolphin Square provides wholesome quality bistro food and drinks in relaxing surroundings. It serves breakfast, lunch and dinner together with a variety of wines, draught beers, coffee and teas to complement your meal. Open seven days a week, from 7am (7.30am on Sundays and bank holidays) for breakfast until 11pm for dinner (10.30pm on Sundays and bank holidays). The Bar is open until 11.00pm on week nights. Local restaurants also offer a range of cuisine from around the world, and the proximity of Westminster, Chelsea and the West End will leave you spoiled for choice. With an array of traditional pubs, stylish gastropubs and contemporary bars in the area, you’ll be able to take full advantage of London’s sparkling nightlife without having to worry about the long journey home. For up-to-date recommendations on bars, clubs, pubs and restaurants, we recommend the Square Meal and Time Out websites.
Dolphin Square is located within walking distance of several London Underground stations, mainline rail and coach connections, numerous bus stops and a riverboat service. See below for full details. Residents of Dolphin House and Spa-goers also have the opportunity to use the Dolphin Square car park, with over 300 spaces and 24-hour security.