Did you know that 1 in 4 people in the UK is disabled? Sociability’s mission is to help disabled people find accessible places to eat, drink, socialise and explore with ease. With more than 16 million disabled people in the UK, there are many people scouring the internet every day for accessibility information when trying to plan a day out. Accessibility looks different for everyone – whether that’s looking at the physical space, toilet facilities or the sensory aspects of a building. The more information you know, the more confident you can be in your travels. That’s why Sociability is thrilled to be working in partnership with Belgravialdn.com to recommend these five must-visit venues in Belgravia that we think you’ll love. From delicious restaurants to unique bookshops, you’re sure to find something to suit you.
Top five accessible restaurants and shops in Belgravia
Gem Turner from accessibility app Sociability highlights some of Belgravia's most accessible shops and restaurants.
20th April 2023
Pétrus by Gordon Ramsay
Located in the heart of Belgravia, Pétrus by Gordon Ramsay is a fine dining restaurant that promises an unforgettable culinary experience. With two Michelin stars to its name, this elegant eatery offers a sophisticated menu of contemporary European cuisine, as well as an impressive wine list. The restaurant is step free, with impressive wide pathways to move around freely. There’s a range of seating available from comfortable sofas to lounge on, to unobstructed tables for your wheelchair to park into. Petrus by Gordon Ramsay is certainly one to add to the list!
Amaya Grill and Bar
For a more relaxed dining experience, head to Amaya Grill and Bar. This stylish Indian restaurant offers a menu of mouth-watering dishes, cooked in a tandoor oven for that authentic taste. Amaya has a step-free entrance and you’re welcomed with lots of turning space once inside. The restaurant also has an accessible toilet, so you can enjoy your meal in comfort. The space is colourful and filled with natural light which is perfect for those who like to mark the occasion with a selfie for the memories!
Atis Eccleston Yards
If you’re in the mood for a healthy lunch or snack, look no further than Atis Eccleston Yards. This popular eatery offers a range of fresh and tasty dishes, from salads to sandwiches to smoothie bowls. Everything on the menu is made with high-quality, locally sourced ingredients, and there are plenty of vegan and gluten-free options available. Atis has step-free access, making it easy to get in and out, and there’s plenty of turning space inside too. There’s also an accessible toilet on site, so you can enjoy your meal without needing to search elsewhere.
For book lovers, a visit to Belgravia Books is a must. This charming independent bookshop is packed full of great reads, from the latest bestsellers to lesser-known gems. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly, always on hand to offer recommendations or help you find that elusive title. Accessibility-wise, the shop is step-free with a wide single-door entrance. The aisle are wide at Belgravia Books but it may be tricker to turn in some corners if you’re a wheelchair user. However mixing the calm peaceful space with comfy stools scattered it’s perfect to browse to your heart’s content.
Bayley & Sage
Last but not least, Bayley & Sage is a gourmet food shop that’s sure to delight your tastebuds. From artisanal cheeses to freshly baked bread to indulgent desserts, this shop has everything you need for a gourmet feast. Bayley & Sage has step-free access, making it easy to get in and out, and there’s plenty of space inside for wheelchair users. There’s also an accessible toilet on site, so you can take your time browsing.
So there we have it – Belgravia is home to a wide range of accessible venues, from fine dining restaurants to charming bookshops to gourmet food shops. Whatever your interests, there’s something for everyone. And with Sociability’s help, finding accessible places has never been easier.