Dining & Nightlife
Veggie Restaurant Guide
Rob Warren AKA Veggie Lad has found the best vegetarian food in South Bank.Read More
Breakfast and Brunch Guide
Start the day the right way, and we’re not talking about a bowl of cornflakes...Read more
Best Bars on South Bank
We've rounded up a definitive list of the coolest and quirkiest cocktail bars in South Bank.Read More
The Best Festive Eats in South Bank
Come celebrate the festive season with a range of different, delicious options in South Bank!Read more
Restaurants & Bars
OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie
The iconic dining destination serves up sophistication and stunning views.
Banh Bao Brothers
Fresh and authentic Vietnamese in a quirky setting.
Banh Bao Brothers
MONDAY - THURSDAY
BRUNCH 11:00 - 15:00
DINNER 18:00 - 00:00
FRIDAY & SATURDAY
BRUNCH 11:00 - 15:00
DINNER 18:00 - 01:00
BRUNCH 12:00 - 15:00
DINNER 18:00 - 22:00
Full access guide for Banh Bao available here.
Banh Bao Brothers is bursting on to Leake Street Arches, and we’re are bringing Vietnam with us.
Smuggling in new flavours from the old country, you’ll find familiar favrouites with a twist, vigour and freshness you never knew they had, and dishes you’ve never heard of bringing you back to the flavours you know and love.
The history of food is written by grandmas, and we think we’ve got one of the best: Madame Bay. Her secret recipes were developed with care, love and a healthy dose of cheekiness – all important ingredients when you’re cooking a banquet for 13 children every day!
Ray, our head chef, co-founder and one half of the Banh Bao Brothers, is Madame Ray’s last student. Together, we will be honouring her legacy, continuing her legend and keeping the flavours alive in London.Read More
Bleeker Street Burgers
The award-winning burger joint from New York has popped up in South Bank!
Bleeker Street Burgers
11:00am - 11:00pm Daily
Bleeker Street started back in 2012, owner Zan Kaufman quit his life as a lawyer, moved to London from New York, bought an old van and converted it into a food truck.
The London street food scene was in its infancy and it was starting to gain attention - Bleeker use rare-breed, pasture-fed beef from small farms in the UK. It is dry-aged, giving it an intense, beefy flavour. In 2014, they won the London Burger Bash with the Bleecker Black - a double cheeseburger with beef black pudding.
Bleeker's simple goal is still the same: commitment to the burger. Come taste them in South Bank!Read more
Classic French-influenced bistro dishes with a twist.
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French restaurant, Brasserie Joël is located at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London - just minutes from London's South Bank.
Head Chef, Franck Katemesha has sourced only the highest quality, freshest ingredients, to create authentic classic and contemporary brasserie dishes to delight the palate - plates include Baked Saint Marcellin Cheese and a mouthwatering Hot Chocolate Fondant.
The restaurant also offers a host of specials including Bring Your Own Wine on Mondays and Beef and Wine Club on Tuesdays.
Brasserie Joël holds 2 AA rosettes for culinary excellence.
Côte is inspired by the brasseries of Paris, serving authentic French classics.
Royal Festival Hall
Monday – Tuesday: 8am – 11pm
Wednesday – Friday: 8am–12am
Saturday: 9am –12am
Sunday: 9am– 10:30pm
Côte is inspired by the brasseries of Paris, championing relaxed all-day dining and serving authentic French classics. Now, Côte comes to London's bustling South Bank bringing a little slice of France with it.Read More
Delicious grab-and-go Lebanese food.
Monday 07:30 — 18:30
Tuesday 07:30 — 18:30
Wednesday 07:30 — 18:30
Thursday 07:30 — 18:30
Friday 07:30 — 18:30
T: +44 7583 039554
Stamford Street 28
SE1 9LQ London
Delicious grab-and-go Lebanese cuisine, located on the ground floor of Southbank Tower. Wheelchair accessible, with free wi-fi.Find Out More
Florentine Restaurant & Bar
Florentine is the new restaurant and bar in London's buzzing South Bank, just minutes from Waterloo station
at Park Plaza Waterloo
Florentine is an all-day dining restaurant and bar minutes from London South Bank’s trendy Lower Marsh and Waterloo, opposite Lambeth North tube station.
Florentine serves a Brasserie-style menu and a bar featuring the best of British bubbles and craft beers as well as a range of signature cocktails, with DJ sessions throughout the evenings and weekends for a refreshing, relaxed vibe.
Florentine’s menu is simple and eclectic, with a range of freshly-made dishes including flatbreads baked in our feature oven, a tantalising Ostrich egg dish to share and all-day classics from Eggs Florentine to our mouthwatering Tomahawk steak. We serve British bubbles by the bottle, such as Chapel Down and Camel Valley, craft beers by Brewdog and Portobello Brewing Co. and cocktails using our own homemade syrups and infusions.
A burger restaurant inspired by great British produce.
A burger restaurant inspired by great British produce. FINALLY, we have an Honest Burgers in South Bank and we can all rejoice! Rosemary fries, delicious juicy burgers - what more could you want?
Honest Burgers South Bank is located at Festival Terrace, between the Southbank Centre and Royal Festival Hall and under five minutes walk from Waterloo Station.
Its ideally located for visitors to the London Eye, SEA LIFE London Aquarium, the National Theatre and the Hayward Gallery.
Limin' Beach Club
The hottest and most vibrant venue in South Bank paying tribute to the Caribbean
Sunday to Thursday
12pm to 11pm
Friday and Saturday
12pm to 12am
56 Upper Ground
London SE1 9PP
The newest arrival in Gabriel's Wharf, Limin' Beach Club is bringing the Caribbean warmth and Ibiza cool direct to South Bank. Limin' (pronounced 'Lime-in') is Trinidadian for relaxing in good company with food, drink, music and lots of laughter. So swing by, sit back, feel the sand under your feet, and let their food, rum cocktails, and island vibes transport you directly to the islands.Find Out More
Head to Studio 6 for a great range of beers and wines, as well as British European Regional cuisine focusing on the best seasonal and locally sourced produce.
South Bank London
Monday to Saturday: 12pm to 11.00pm
Sundays: 12pm to 11.30pm
WHERE IS IT?
Gabriel’s Wharf (the Southbank)
56 Upper Ground
London SE1 9PP
Nearest overground stations:
London Waterloo / Waterloo East / Blackfriars / Charing Cross
Nearest tube stations:
Waterloo / Southwark / Blackfriars / Temple / Embankment / Lambeth North / Westminster
Studio 6 is situated along London’s South Bank in Gabriel’s Wharf. We are located next to the famous ITV Studio’s and have been serving quality food and drink for the past 30 years. We offer a great range of Beers, Wines as well as British European Regional cuisine focusing on the best seasonal and locally sourced produce.
The menu is constantly changing and is driven by market and season. Everything is prepared in-house and we care about what we do. Our Beers and Gin Menu are our pride and is considered. We are constantly tasting, debating, discussing and passing this interest onto our client base.
Open from 12-11PM Mon-Sun, we are a great place to meet friends and colleagues for lunch and dinner, after work drinks or Sunday lunch.
For further information and bookings, please see details below. You can also check our new website here.Read more
The BBQ Club
Jimmy Garcia is coming back to Southbank Centre for the summer with The BBQ Club.
The BBQ Club
Jimmy Garcia is coming back to Southbank Centre for the summer with The BBQ Club.
This expanded split-level, riverside summer eatery features a walk-up BBQ Bar and the BBQ Club rooftop restaurant.
The upstairs BBQ Club's interactive six-course tasting menu includes some new and exciting dishes. And it’s all topped off with a private bar serving refreshing gins, beer and wine.
Downstairs, the walk-up BBQ Bar will be serving super-fresh and speedy BBQ dishes such as hot smoked salmon with grain salad and crème fraîche, or the delectable monkfish burger with tarragon mayonnaise and dill pickled cucumber.
Fancy a drink? Grab a sundowner at the riverside bar, which will be serving up a selection of beers, ciders and cocktails.Read More
The Black Penny
Delicious, gourmet coffee and lunch located in Southbank Place.
The Black Penny
Inspired by the first wave of coffee shops to arrive in England, where everyone was welcome, The Black Penny is one of South Bank's latest arrivals, and serves a mixture of delicious breakfast classics, brunch and lunch options.
The Black Penny love fresh coffee, so they guarantee your coffee beans are always freshly picked and prepared prior to arriving in our stores. Their professional baristas then prepare each coffee speciality to order.Book now
The Green Room
An alfresco garden space, open for the summer, serving pizza and cocktails, with ingredients and herbs straight from their local garden.
The Green Room
Located on the site of the previous green room, this bar and restaurant is breathing life into the neighbourhood by re-using, re-loving and re-imagining this wonderful space.
This alfresco dining spot serves delicious pizzas and cocktails, with a large open-air neighbourhood garden surrounded by aromatic homegrown herbs for their chefs and bartenders to work with. The menu will be guided by sustainability, making as much as possible in-house.
The Hop Locker
A must visit for great beer.
Established in early 2015 on the Southbank Centre Market, The Hop Locker has cemented its name on the South Bank, and across Central London as a must visit for great beer.
Known for its constantly rotating taps serving highly regarded local, national and international breweries, The Hop Locker always go the extra mile to find unique and special beers.
Voted ‘Best Bar/Pub’ for Waterloo & Southwark in the Time Out Love London Awards - and following on from their stint on the riverfront for both the Summer and Winter festivals in 2017 - they are excited to return once again and work with Southbank as part of the Summertime Riverfront popup under the Hungerford Bridge.
They will expand their tap range and continue to serve an ever-changing selection of fantastic beers, wine, cider, cocktails and soft drinks.
The SNOG Frozen Yogurt Bus
Sit back, relax and enjoy this memorable guilt-free summer indulgence.
The SNOG Frozen Yogurt Bus
SNOG Frozen Yogurt returns to Southbank Centre this Summer in their iconic bright pink neon-lit Routemaster bus.
This freshly-made, natural and fat-free organic yoghurt comes in five different mouth-watering flavours and is topped with your choice of hand-cut fruit, gluten-free baked brownies, chocolate and nuts.
And you can enjoy it all in SNOG’s very own customised double-decker bus where the upper deck has been transformed into a vibrant, colourful world that looks right across the Thames to evoke the feel of an endless summer.
Sit back, relax and enjoy this memorable guilt-free summer indulgence.More info
Inspired by fast-paced, Japanese ramen bars and a celebration of Asian food, Wagamama burst into life.
Enjoy delicious noodles and tasty gyoza while soaking up the buzzy atmosphere of this stretch of the Thames Path. You can also take advantage of outside dining and free WiFi.
Kids will love the wide range of mini Japanese dishes and natural fruit ice lollies.
This branch has excellent access and facilities for disabled visitors as well as for parents with babies.
Wagamama Southbank is participating in the Government's Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. Diners receive a 50% discount on food or non-alcoholic drinks to eat or drink in (up to a maximum of £10 discount per diner) every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 3 and 31 August.
Fantastic fusion of Asian and Latin cuisine.
Pan Asian Bar
Chino Latino, the award winning Pan-Asian South Bank London Restaurant is located at Park Plaza Riverbank London near Vauxhall Station. Our Pan-Asian food is served to share and dishes are brought steadily to the table creating an informal yet sophisticated style of eating and drinking - the best way to enjoy the taste sensation that is Chino Latino.
Chef Seebach has previously worked for some of the top Pan-Asian Restaurants in London and now oversees the menus for the Chino Latino brand.
Open for Lunch, Monday to Friday and Dinner seven days a week, choose from our signature Black Cod in Spicy Miso and Tempura Soft Shell Crab to freshly caught sushi and sashimi. View our menus here.
Award-winning cocktail bar located in Sea Containers London.
Sea Containers London
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For reservations please email here.
+ 44 (0)203 747 1063
UPDATE: Due to Governmental Restrictions, Lyaness Bar will be temporarily closed from Thursday 5th November. However we're excited to say you can now order Lyanness straight to your home via Deliveroo! For further information, please see here.
The latest endeavours from the award-winning Mr Lyan and team, and voted as one of the top 50 World's Best Bars.
Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar
South Bank's premier steak restaurant and cocktail bar.
Steakhouse & Bar
The bar is open until midnight daily.
If you're headed to Gillray's, bring an empty stomach and high expectations. Situated in full view of Parliament, the seat of British democratic administration, Gillray's fine food is as remarkable as its surroundings.
Everything about Gillray's is a seeming nod to British culture and heritage. Their meat is sourced from British farms. Their bar boasts not only fantastic staff but over 100 types of gin. Their service is of the highest quality in the British sense - subtle, yet polished. Even their decor is reflective of the old-world grandeur of the Houses of Parliament. During afternoon tea, a tray is neatly delivered to your table and drinks are filled (or refilled) in a smooth, near unnoticeable ballet of table service.
Their bar is open till midnight and serves a mixture of classic and contemporary cocktails, a wide selection of beers, wines, and spirits.
Try the healthy and inspiring taste of traditional poké from the beaches of Hawaii
Monday: 6.30am - 9.00pm
Tuesday: 6.30am - 9.00pm
Wednesday: 6.30am - 9.00pm
Thursday: 6.30am - 9.00pm
Friday: 6.30am - 9.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am - 9.00pm
Sunday: 12.00pm - 4.00pm
Find Island Poké
Southbank Place, York Road, London SE1 7NW
Who said it was hard to grab quick and healthy food on the go in London? Island Poké's aim is to revolutionise the fast food scene with fresh and exciting offerings that champion quality ingredients, with the aloha spirit at its heart.
Their passion is serving fresh, exciting and vibrant fast food and livening up your day whilst they're at it. Poké bowls are the ever-evolving modern take on the traditional Hawaiian dish of marinated raw fish served over rice with delicious toppings. Along with the food, Island Poké have adopted the laid-back love of life that Hawaiian people have, and they want to spread the good vibes.
Transport yourself to an island state of mind with each and every bite of food and come to Island Poké's latest and most spacious site in South Bank and grab a bowl for yourself.
A stylish dining destination at the National Theatre, serving contemporary classics.
Dinner: Monday to Saturday, 5 – 11pm. Sunday, closed.
Lunch: served Tuesday to Saturday when there is a scheduled matinee performance. Please refer to the National Theatre calendar.
Saturday 11th March: last orders 8.30pm.
Where better to enjoy a pre-theatre meal than the stunning surrounding of National Theatre's fine-dining restaurant, House.
The dining destination serves up a stylish menu of contemporary dishes - think elegant combinations such as blood orange with sea bass and smoked duck breast with poached figs.
Alternatively theatre lovers can indulge in the themed afternoon teas, inspired by previous productions - perfect gift for the budding thespian.
National Theatre has been a world-leading performance venue from it's opening night in 1963 - producing over 800 plays since. Did you know the company was based at The Old Vic while its new home was being built in South Bank? Denis Lasdun's concrete structure would go on to become a world-famous icon of Brutalist architecture.
Ichi Sushi and Sashimi Bar
Fine-dining sushi restaurant with views of Big Ben.
Ichi Sushi and
Discover a sushi haven within Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.
Ichi Sushi and Sashimi Bar specialises in exquisite Japanese cuisine, using the freshest fish and perfectly prepared rice. You can either sit at the bar and observe the impressive chefs at work or alternatively take in an equally impressive view - of Big Ben no less!
For those lacking in a sweet tooth, the restaurant also serves a sushi themed afternoon tea.
Kitchen National Theatre
Kitchen is National Theatre's all-day cafe.
Kitchen is the National Theatre's all-day café - it's the perfect pit stop for lunch with friends, tea and cake or a pre-show light bite.
The contemporary cafe serves up a range of freshly cooked meals - with a menu that changes daily, but affordable examples include tuna provencale linguine and steak and ale pie.
Alternatively choose a baked treat from the giant cake table which you can't miss in the centre of the cafe. With it's location directly opposite the river, enjoy the large outdoor eating areas in warmer months.
Grab a drink at the Long Bar in National Theatre, before a performance or after work.
National Theatre Espresso Bar
Ideal for a quick coffee and cake.
Olivier Cafe National Theatre
Named after the world-famous actor, this cafe offers both hot and cold food and drinks.
OXO Tower Bar
The OXO Bar is the perfect spot for a quick lunch or after-work cocktails.
OXO Tower Brasserie
With sweeping views across the city the OXO Tower Brasserie reflects the buzz of London life.
OXO Tower Restaurant
Relax in the OXO Restaurant whilst taking in the unparalleled views of St Paul’s .
A relaxed all-day café and late night bar located in the basement of The Old Vic.
at the old vic
The Old Vic has undergone a bit of a transformation as of late, the most noticeable of which is it’s shiny new bar, Penny!
Inspiration for the name comes from The Penny Lectures: a series of talks hosted in the halls of The Old Vic in 1882, designed to encourage new thinking and ideas amongst the people of London. What was once The Pit Bar is now a stylish, relaxed all-day café and late night bar, serving local food, proper coffee and great wines.
Imagined by the people behind M1lk and Fields Café, Penny will serve creative and wholesome food and drink, using fresh, local produce with simplicity and provenance at the heart of the offering. Coffee connoisseurs can also rejoice, as speciality coffee from Workshop Coffee, Clerkenwell will be served alongside the all day menu.
Stylish and unpretentious, this is an ideal spot to grab a drink or a bite to eat pre/post performance – and because The Old Vic has always been a theatre that reaches out to other parts of the community, the theatre will be donating a penny for each item sold to a charity inspired by the themes of the show on the main stage at the time.
A stylish bar open from 5pm until late 7 days a week hosting live music every night.
At Park Plaza Westminster Bridge
Raise your glass to London’s local entertainers at Primo Bar
With free live music on the main stage every night of the week, handcrafted cocktails and stunning views of Big Ben from the VIP area, Primo Bar is the place to be any day of the week.
Reservations and private hire
Make an online reservation via the Primo Bar website. Primo Bar London is available for private hire or part hire for birthdays, anniversaries, corporate events and product launches. Please see the private hire brochure for a range of available options, and contact the bar for further information.
Riverside Terrace Cafe at Southbank Centre
Al fresco café at Southbank Centre, serving quick bites, snacks, fresh food in an informal setting.
Riverside Terrace Cafe
at Southbank Centre
Offering one of the best riverside views in South Bank, the Riverside Terrace Cafe at the Southbank Centre will offer you lunch on fresh seasonal produce, have you enjoy a relaxed bite before a show or simply indulge in a sweet treat from their pastry counter. The Riverside Terrace Cafe menu also offers a selection of homemade stews and daily seasonal soups to choose from.
Alternatively, take in the Thames views over a coffee and enjoy their free WiFi, as the ever-changing cultural spectacle of visitors promenading along South Bank unfolds before your eyes. Perfect for enjoying a bite before a show at the Royal Festival Hall or visiting with a group of friends and family.
12th Knot is a rooftop bar situated on the 12th floor of Sea Containers London
Sea Containers London
Sea Containers Restaurant
Enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner with views across the Thames as your backdrop.
Sea Containers Restaurant
at Sea Containers London
Due to Government Restrictions, Sea Containers Restaurant will be temporarily closed from the 5th November.
Covid-19 Safety Measures
As our attractions and venues begin to re-open, the highest hygiene and safety precautions are being followed to ensure the experience is safe for all.
For further information on the current measures Sea Containers London are putting in place, see here.
If you want to enjoy Sea Containers' classic dishes in the comfort of your home, they have now launched our first take away and delivery service, available from Wednesday 19 August. Perfect for those looking for an excuse not to cook and for friends to share, the service will include dishes from the restaurant's seasonal A la Carte and Brunch menu.
Delivery is available via deliveroo.
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 12pm until 4.00pm
LUNCH AND DINNER
Monday to Friday : Lunch: 12pm- 4pm (last seating)
Dinner: 5.30pm-10pm (last seating)
Saturday and Sunday/ Bank Holidays: 5pm until 11pm
*Please note that during the month of August the restaurant will be closed on Monday and Tuesday all day and Sunday for dinner.
Sea Containers Restaurant brings together the best of British and American cuisine in sleek and modern surroundings, boasting breath-taking views across the river Thames.
Located on the ground floor of Sea Containers London, the restaurant has a light and spacious feel thanks to floor to ceiling windows, right on London’s South Bank. Inspired by the Golden Age of transatlantic travel, expect subtle nautical design, including the famed giant, copper clad wall inspired by the hull of a ship,
Sea Containers Restaurant offers a modern yet casual dining experience overlooking the River Thames. Taking influence from the Mediterranean, the menu celebrates seasonality and ingredient-led cooking, offering a selection of small and large plates designed to be shared.
The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and offers a bottomless Bloody Mary or Prosecco brunch on the weekend, with menus reflecting the best locally sourced produce. A variety of small plates, sharing dishes and classic comfort food is also available as well as more formal feasting options.
Situated right on London's vibrant South Bank, the Understudy has riverside seating with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Serving a range of draught beers and cocktails
at National Theatre
The Understudy is a relaxed and friendly craft beer pub at the National Theatre, on the South Bank Riverside Walkway. The Understudy has riverside seating and serves a range of draught beers, wines and cocktails.
Food menu is available Monday – Saturday, 12 noon – 8pm. Snacks are served Monday – Saturday, 12 noon – 5pm.
The Wall SE1
The Wall SE1 burst onto the South Bank culinary scene at House of Vans in August 2014, in a cloud of burger smoke, coffee grounds, blood, sweat and tears.
This cool new restaurant and bar - The Wall SE1 - is located within The House of Vans, right by Waterloo Station. In its own words, it has “burst onto the South Bank restaurant scene in a cloud of burger smoke, coffee grounds, blood, sweat and tears”.
Inspired by New York diners and tying in with House of Vans’ “off the wall” spirit, The Wall SE1 serves American style fast food cooked with fresh, quality local produce. Expect a menu comprising of piping hot sweet potato fries that are crispy on the outside and deliciously soft and gooey on the inside with a wickedly smoky chipotle mayo and a selection of burgers including their infamous Pulled Piggy...
If you fancy something fancy, check out the cocktails, which include a Jamaican or Russian Mule, a Pilgrim father, or The Wall’s own concoction made with Blackdown Cellars Vodka/ Gin, fresh lemon, pomegranate and apple juice and elderflower served long over ice and a lemon wedge garnish.
All Bar One
Stylish city bars in buzzing locations across the UK.
At All Bar One, they've been running stylish city bars in central locations since 1994. Whether you want to catch-up over cocktails, share a bottle of well-chosen wine or enjoy an excellent meal out, you'll find something, and somewhere, to suit you.
All Bar One Waterloo is a vibrant city bar where you can catch up with friends, unwind after work or simply find a sophisticated space to indulge in an excellent selection of food and drink.
Within easy reach of Westminster Bridge Rd, St Thomas' Hospital and The London Eye, All Bar One Waterloo is the perfect place to meet up with friends or unwind with work colleagues. Of all the bars in Waterloo, we've got the right blend of food, drink and atmosphere at any time of day.
Benugo at Waterloo Station
Benugo are all about great tasting food, made just for you. They bake all their own cakes in our London bakery and have specially trained baristas making delicious coffee.
In the centre of the Balcony at Waterloo within Waterloo Station, is a classic Benugo shop.
This cafe-cum-bar offers the restive commuter and visitor alike a beautiful range of coffees, cakes, sandwiches and salads. Choose from delicious lunches such as Chicken Harissa Wraps or Chorizo and Chickpea Soup, alternatively take a break between travelling for a cup of tea and cake (or something stronger if your wish.)
Brothers, Ben and Hugo founded their first shop in Clerkenwell in 1998 and have gone onto to open a further 15 shops across central London, not to mention their fleet of nearly 20 restaurants.
Black and Blue Waterloo
Chargrilled steaks, burgers and ribs served in a brick-arched dining room, plus wines and cocktails.
Black and Blue
Directly opposite one of Europe’s busiest stations, the Black & Blue Waterloo branch is the ideal location to meet friends and colleagues for lunch, after-work drinks and dinner with its extensive range of chargrill dishes including steaks, burgers, ribs as well as bar snacks and cocktails. Open 'til late on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, it is the perfect place to continue your evening after the pub closes.
Black and Blue is a steakhouse institution - they've even had a top secret burger recipe for over 25 years To ensure their steaks and burgers are to the highest quality they have their own butchers called Jefferies in Kingston. In 1999, the Americana infused steakhouse opened it's doors in London for the first time - over the last 14 years, 5 Black and Blue venues have opened across the capital including Borough, South Bank and Waterloo.
Riverside restaurant serving a mixture of French cuisine and European classics as well as coffees and pastries.
Brasserie Blanc is a contemporary French restaurant and cafe. They serve everything from fine cuisine to that first essential coffee of the day, enjoyed with the morning papers, to delicious fresh breakfasts or that mid-morning coffee and pastry.
Gather some friends for a leisurely lunch or pop in for our seasonal, two course set menu complete with a specially priced glass of wine . Many of their restaurants have great little bars where you can stave off the hunger until dinner with a glass of wine and a plate of appetisers.
Finish off your work day with colleagues & fresh cocktail specials or a glass of our bespoke French bubbly, and enjoy their seasonally changing a la carte menu with the best of local, sustainable and seasonal French food.
Well-known fast-food chain serving grilled burgers, fries & shakes, plus breakfast.
Fast-food favourite, Burger King is located inside the Waterloo Station concourse. You can grab your flame-grilled treat to go or relax in the large upstairs dining space.
Did you know, every day, more than 11 million guests visit Burger King restaurants around the world? And they do so because their restaurants are known for serving high-quality, great-tasting, and affordable food. Founded in 1954, Burger King is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original Home of the Whopper, their commitment to premium ingredients, signature recipes, and family-friendly dining experiences is what has defined their brand for more than 50 successful years.
Find not one but two Caffe Nero sites in Waterloo Station.
There are two Caffe Nero sites within Waterloo Station - ideally located next to exits so you can grab a great quality coffee on the go.
The extensive menu includes a wide range of beverages from a full-bodied espresso to a sumptuous Hot Chocolate Milano made with liquid chocolate.
When Gerry Ford founded Caffè Nero in 1997, his aim was to bring a premium, continental-style cafè to Great Britain. He wanted it to be authentically Italian, serving premium espresso-based coffee, fresh high quality food, and a neighbourhood gathering spot.
In 1997, Gerry bought five retail sites in London and began to create his vision. It took nearly one year to perfect the brand and build a strong team of equally passionate people. During these early years, Caffè Nero received the honour of "Best Espresso This Side of Milan". In 1999 we opened stores outside of London for the first time, and by the end of 2000, the Nero team had built 31 cafes and established the company as a national brand. We also won a British Design Council award for best company identity.
Contemporary, white-walled chain Italian cafe-deli, with pastas, handmade focaccia and a kids' menu.
Carluccio's is located on The Balcony at Waterloo Station - but don't be fooled by the busy location, this restaurant is a haven of calm and delicious dining.
The hugely popular Italian chain exudes authenticity with it's mouthwatering menu - founder and celebrity chef, Antonio Carluccio has delivered his mission to serve up great, simple Italian food. Indulge in Duck Pappardelle, Sicilian Arancini and Crab Macaroni to name just a few of the delicious dishes.
As well as the relaxed dining area, the restaurant comes complete with a deli, perfect for picking up gourmet gifts on your lunch break or before your commute home.
Central Bar at Royal Festival Hall
Enjoy a drink at one of London's longest bars: the iconic Central Bar at Royal Festival Hall.
Central Bar at
Royal Festival Hall
This bar is not only set within a world leading arts centre (Royal Festival Hall) but it is also one of the longest bars in the capital to boot.
As it can be found in the heart of Southbank Centre, the bar is surrounded by a hub of activity - nab a good seat and you can see free events taking place in the fabulous Clore Ballroom which often showcases free music or events for the little ones.
So grab a drink and snack from the bar's extensive menu and watch the creative world of Southbank Centre pass by.
Costa Waterloo Station
Counter-service coffee chain offering hot drinks, iced coolers, sweet snacks and sandwiches.
Handily located in the heart of Waterloo Station, long-time coffee connoisseurs, Costa is the perfect stop-gap for a hot drink or lunch on the go. Drink-in or take-away at the Waterloo store, opposite Platform 11.
At Costa they pride themselves on offering the nation’s most popular coffee, served alongside a delicious range of cakes and snacks - and the proof is in the pudding - Costa has been voted the nation's favourite coffee shop 3 years running. Did you know it was founded in 1971 and is the world's second largest coffee chain?
Doggett's Coat and Badge
Doggett's Coat and Badge is a local pub which takes its name from a 300 year-old boat race originally organised by Thomas Doggett. It is spread over multiple floors with a terrace above the Thames
Coat and Badge
You'd be hard pushed to find a finer real ale pub in South Bank, London. In fact, we believe Doggett's Coat and Badge is unrivalled in its choice of quality cask-conditioned beers and carefully compiled menu of British pub dishes.
You will find Doggett's Coat and Badge in South Bank. This family-friendly pub looks over The Thames within a short stroll of Blackfriars Bridge, Stamford Street and Blackfriars Road.
Dorfman Cafe & Bar at the National Theatre
Buzzing cafe and bar tucked away within London's most prominent brutalist building
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If you think National Theatre is just a world-leading performance powerhouse then think again. This magnificent arts centre has many spaces which are perfect for study sessions, informal meetings or a solo lunch.
Cue The Dorfman, National Theatre's new multipurpose space - here you'll also find the Cafe Bar, open all day and stocks a wide range of drinks from lagers to lattes, whiskey to wine. There are sandwiches and cakes, popcorn and crisps, as well a selection of sweets and goodies for the kids.
So next time you're wondering around South Bank, be sure to take a break inside this brutalist icon.
Secret bar in the BFI Southbank (behind the bookcase!)
For the more explorative of South Bank frequenters, the Drawing Room at BFI Southbank will make for an interesting and altogether more private experience. To enter, look for the secret door behind a bookcase at BFI Southbank. Find it, and you’ve found the way to the Drawing Room – an intimate cocktail bar (which is also available for private parties).
The Drawing Room is also perfect for hosting a stylish, intimate private party or event.
Duke of Sussex
Just a stone's throw from Waterloo station, the grand old Duke awaits you.
Just a stone's throw from Waterloo station, the grand old Duke awaits you. Our pub is a perfect mix of bustling bar, intimate eating spaces and a private dining room. The ground floor merges a lively front bar and a relaxed dining set up. Tucked away in the corner you’ll find the snug, simply pull the doors to escape the buzz. Upstairs, find our private dining space with a difference: the Chichester room. Sleek and inviting, The Chichester room is available for exclusive hire seven days a week, perfect for any occasion.
Our menu is inspired by the alehouses and taverns of old, with British classics spit roasted over a charcoal grill. On the weekend, you can treat yourself to a bottomless brunch on a Saturday and a delicious roast on Sunday. The Duke is also the place to be during the week with our ‘lunchtime quickie’, two-course set lunch menu for £10 and speedy enough to fit into your lunch break.Read More
Enough to Feed an Elephant
Enough To Feed An Elephant is a classic British chippy within South Bank.
Enough to Feed
Enjoy illy coffee and a Panini indoors or outdoors with views of Big Ben and Houses of Parliament available.
The Espressamente Illy coffee shop on the ground floor of the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel serves the finest quality coffee, Italian style.
With indoor and outdoor seating, espressamente illy coffee bar sports views directly over Westminster Bridge and on to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament – the perfect place to sit back and relax with a cup of the black stuff.
Illy coffee was founded in Trieste, Italy in 1933 and specialises in the production of espresso. Its clean white interior and gleaming coffee machines are reminiscent of the best coffee bars of Rome, with a team of expert baristas at your service.
Tasty cuisine in a trendy restaurant, with child-friendly service. Alfresco seating by the riverside.
Giraffe is well-known for bringing global classics to a family-friendly and lively atmosphere.
The South Bank branch is the largest in the capital, complete with riverside views - it's a popular one too thanks to the great location, but rest-assured the queue goes down quickly.
The menu is extensive and varied ensuring there's a dish to suit every taste, from Duck stir fry to proper Fish and Chips.
Gourmet Pizza Company
Gourmet Pizza Company has been serving up award-winning pizzas with amazing views of the river Thames for over 25 years.
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Nestled within the charming Gabriel's Wharf is the Gourmet Pizza Co. With riverside views, a bustling atmosphere and a delicious Italian menu - this has all the markings of a perfect dinner venue!
The outside deck – partly covered – adds to its continental feel and being right on the riverside walkway it is not only a perfect place to people watch but also to enjoy the river and views to the city.
Naturally you'll find a healthy choice of pizza options on the menu, but you'll also find an extensive range of salads and pasta dishes, not to mention scrumptious dessert options.
Great British Fish and Chips
Serving traditional British fish and chips to tourists and locals alike. A wide choice of British food at the Great British Fish and Chips Restaurant and Take Away.
Fish and Chips
Welcome to London. We hope you’re enjoying the capital and the amazing historic places of interest the City of London has to offer as well as the various new attractions along the river Thames and the Southbank. So after your riverboat trip or flight on the EDF London Eye, you’ll probably be feeling hungry. Why wander around aimlessly along Queens Walk looking for a place to eat when you can choose from a wide choice of British food at the Great British Fish and Chips Restaurant and Take Away.
We’re in the impressive County Hall building, in between the London Eye Ticket hall and the London Dungeons and you can choose from the traditional British Fish and Chips, Fried Chicken, Sausages or Burgers and chips. You can sit inside our restaurant full of photos and artwork of iconic British landmarks and enjoy the great views across the River Thames, of Big Ben, The Houses of Parliament, Cleopatra’s Needle as well as the amazing London Eye. Alternatively you can order your food and drink as a take away to sit outside and take in the whole riverside experience.
Hole in the Wall
The Hole in the Wall is a bustling pub in Waterloo, under the station's railway arches, popular as a commuter hangout with cask ales, pub menu and a small outdoor area.
The Hole in
Opened in 1947, The Hole in The Wall is pretty much an institution in Waterloo - and it's stayed pretty much the same for years. A stone's throw from Waterloo Station, this little gem of a pub is actually quite a large hole in a wall, being situated situated in an arch beneath one of the main routes used by trains to enter Waterloo station. Every few minutes there is a train rumbling throughout the pub which gives the place an Old Time charm.
The food served at the Hole in the Wall does have a rather large selection of beers on tap. There are five ale hand pumps. They also do Leffe Blonde on tap, a great tasting lager. Other beers on tap include Hoegaarden and Becks Vier.
When you consider its proximity to the station and the excellent range of beers on the hand pumps, it is clear to see why the place has an appeal amongst commuters to and from South Bank and local employees .
Not a great place for a romantic tête-à-tête, but a handy one to put right the evils of another day in the office or kill time while waiting for that train.
House of Crepes
Sweet and savoury crepes, eat-in or takeaway. Add your favourites to a sweet crepe, such as Nutella, or try a full English savoury treat!
Once you've had a wonder down the leafy avenues of South Bank, explore Gabriel's Wharf and pick up a delicious treat from House of Crepes.
Sit inside or out and indulge in one of 40 varieties of sweet and savoury crepes: from spinach and feta to banana and chocolate with fresh cream. Or choose from the selection of sandwiches, cakes, ice creams and coffees. Open daily until late.
A vibrant, energetic bar with a distinctly Latin flavour! Cocktails and exotic recipes. Outdoor terrace seating.
Las Iguanas are a popular Latin-American themed restaurant group with chains across London.
Their chefs add carefully sourced ingredients from around the world to British produce to conjure delicious, authentic South American food, made with passion, love and lots of Latin magic.
Las Iguanas' food pulses with its exotic 16th Century roots – a mouth-watering confusion of native Latin American Indian, Spanish, Portuguese and African influences.
Las Iguanas is an adventure. You’ll discover new tastes, and fall in love with new favourites – and feel the warmth and welcome of South America.
Le Pain Quotidien
Lovely bread, savouries, cakes and coffee. Freshly made salads and baguettes. Terrace seating.
Le Pain Quotidien is located on Royal Festival Terrace (opposite the famous Nelson Mandela statue. The beautiful restaurant has it's lower floor built into the railway arches with plenty of exposed brick
After a day wondering around South Bank refuel with delicious, freshly prepared French plates - the restaurant prides itself on pure and simple ingredients and it won't be tricky searching for a healthy or diet specific option on the extensive menu. That's not to say you can't indulge - plate sized cookies are available as is the finest charcuterie.
This is the ideal venue for a long-lunch, pre-show supper or freshly baked breakfast.
Beside the London Eye and moments from the Houses of Parliament, Locale delivers great affordable fresh Italian food in the heart of London.
If you're after quality Italian fare, just a few steps away from the Houses of Parliament, then this unassuming restaurant is the place for you. Managers Mat and Mark are always on hand, willing to welcome new customers and regulars alike with a smile. The food on offer is responsibly sourced, reasonably priced and never fails to impress in scope or taste, especially when coupled with a classic Italian cocktail from a well stocked, well managed bar. Newbies note: the place gets busy on weekends, book ahead.
Everyone's favourite fast food burger joint!
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The Kings of PERi-PERi chicken can be found just minutes from Waterloo Station on Stamford Street.
The tasty and affordable Portuguese inspired eaterie offers a ranges of quick and delcious dishes with it's legendary chicken at the heart of many of the recipes. Enjoy a range of grills, pittas, burgers and wraps - and don't forget the sides. Will you choose a regular side or go fino?
Neds Noodle Bar
Serving Asian dishes from around the world in take-out pailor boxes.
Casual restaurant with outdoor seating selling Bristol-based gourmet pies to eat in or take home.
A firm favourite across the capital, Pieminister serves delicious, award winning hot pies from free range meat, as well as sausage rolls and cakes.
Enjoy a hot pie from a range of flavours for just £4.50, add mash and gravy for £6.50, or take a chilled one home for tea!
Mothership Monday offer now just £6. Get on board to choose your own pie with mash, gravy and sides.
To check out the full range and to become a V.I.Pie (for more fantastic offers and giveaways) visit pieminister.co.uk.
Special discounts can be arranged for office orders, and don’t forget to ask in-store about our local delivery service.
Dim Sum, cocktails and tea with exotic flowers that bloom within the cup. Ping Pong is fresh and stylish. Outdoor seating.
The menu featuring delicious dim sum dishes is extensive and highly trained dim sum chefs and cocktail experts ensure continual taste innovation and faultless preparation.
The restaurant at Southbank Centre has two floors, featuring the floating Lotus Lounge, a buzzing cocktail bar and an outside terrace.
You can get half-price drinks and dim sum on over thirty of their best menu items, every weekday between 3pm – 6pm.
Their Saturdays unique bottomless brunches are the perfect way to elevate any Saturday afternoon. Every Saturday from 12pm to 4pm, they're the perfect way to go dumpling-crazy with friends at the weekend.
If you're looking to just relax, their lazy Sumdays allow you to indulge in unlimited dim sum for only £25.95 per adult, and £11.95 for under 12s on Sundays and Bank Holidays.Book now
Pizza Express Italian restaurants provide exceptional quality food such as pizza and pasta as well as live music, takeaway and table bookings, always in style.
Enviably located just off the Southbank Centre, directly opposite the Royal Festival Hall main entrance, Pizza Express is close to major attractions like the London Eye and the Aquarium. It's extremely spacious but with a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere – making the place ideal for every sort of occasion.
Pret A Manger
Pret A Manger, or 'ready to eat' is a hugely successful UK brand of cafes, renowned for its organic and fresh produce.
Pret creates handmade natural food avoiding the obscure chemical, additives and preservatives common to so much of the 'prepared' and 'fast' food on the market. Pret operates a bit like a restaurant. They build kitchens in (or very near) every shop. They also offer their unsold food to charity at the end of each day rather than keeping it to sell the next day.
Riverfront Bar & Kitchen
Riverfront Bar & Kitchen is a Thames-side restaurant, bar and terrace with menu of British and international snacks and staples.
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Riverfront Bar & Kitchen at BFI Southbank is a busy, attractive bar on one-side, a relaxed, welcoming restaurant on the other. With lots of al fresco seating and something always going on at the BFI, the Riverfront Bar & Kitchen perfectly suits its location right on the Thames in the heart of South Bank.
The setting cannot be bettered, especially on a sunny day when the light plays on the Thames and the crowds pass by on the South Bank riverside. Just sit at one of the outside tables, make your choice from their menus and take it all in.
There are lots of options when it comes to food and drink, from burgers and grills to salads and appetisers. Riverfront Bar & Kitchen also have a great kids' menu.
The Riverfront's fabulous location - and its live DJ sets - really draw the crowds to their Riverfront Late nights (Thurs-Saturday), when film fans, those starting their night out or the post-work crowd descend to South Bank for music, food and drinks. The outside terrace is particularly lively, especially when the Thames Barges and river-cruisers are motoring by just a stone’s throw away.
There’s always lots going on down on the South Bank. The Riverfront is right at the heart of it all.
Sarni's specialise in freshly prepared fillings and continental breads such as panini, ciabatta, focaccia and baguettes. You can also pick up a coffee, a selection of homemade cakes and cold drinks.
Sarni's is a cozy sandwich and panini bar, specialising in freshly prepared fillings and continental breads such as ciabatta, focaccia and baguettes. You can also pick up a coffee, a selection of homemade cakes and cold drinks.
In fine weather, you can enjoy seating outside where you are able to sit and eat your sandwich and have a drink, surrounded by the small boutiques and other cafes and bars at Gabriel’s Wharf, on the South Bank riverside. Sarni's is open from breakfast till teatime daily.
Sports Bar & Grill London Waterloo
Offering a great sporting experience by watching your team on an array of high end Sony TV’s
A fan of sports and great lager? Look no further than Sports Bar & Grill, located on the balcony of Waterloo Station, a stone's throw from London's South Bank.
Sports Bar & Grill Waterloo is designed to socialise, dine, drink and work with plenty of power points for laptops and free WiFi. If you're looking for a quick bite, you'll enjoy a meal on-the-go from their menu, with ingredient all prepared and cooked from an open kitchen. A boozy fan? Sports Bar & Grill Waterloo serves a wide range of wines, lagers, cask ales and spirits. And of course, you'll enjoy the best sporting experience in South Bank, by watching your favourite team play, across an array of high-end Sony TV’s throughout the venue.
Part of the Government's Eat Out to Help Out Scheme: get a 50% discount on food or non-alcoholic drinks to eat or drink in (up to a maximum of £10 discount per diner) every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 3 and 31 August.
Strada at Southbank Centre
Located right beneath the Royal Festival Hall at Southbank Centre Strada offers a traditional Italian experience, with a modern twist, boasting wonderful views of the South Bank and Thames Riverside.
Royal Festival Hall
Right beneath the Royal Festival Hall at Southbank Centre, Italian Restaurant Strada offers contemporary Italian food, with wonderful views of the South Bank and Thames Riverside.
Situated in one of London's best destinations for eating out, this flagship branch of Strada serves authentic food, Italian charm and friendly service in a relaxed modern space.
They have a has a modern interior with a sunny outdoor terrace overlooking the River Thames, with a stunning view for al fresco dining.. You can book or simply turn up to enjoy their full menu – or just drinks – in groups of up to 6 from mixed households. They have heaters and jumbrellas to help keep the chill off so pop down and enjoy your favourite Italian with friends!
Their restaurant is open to:
- groups of up to 6 from the same household
- business meetings including working lunches and dinners of up to 6 colleagues
- private dining in our Foyles Room for work events for 6-30 people. These can include lunch or dinner, as long as the topic is business
Informal, relaxed bar and restaurant in Gabriel's Wharf, South Bank, perfect for people-watching when the sun comes out.
Studio Six is located in Gabriel's Wharf, the tranquil riverside enclave of designer-maker shops and art galleries in South Bank, a stone's throw from the river Thames and two minutes walk from the art-deco jewel that is the OXO Tower.
Studio Six is adjacent to the ITV Studios (which is where their name 'Studio Six' comes from) so don't be surprised if you see some familiar TV faces sitting alongside you - whatever the time of day. Their al fresco outdoor area, looking onto the arty retail spaces of Gabriel's Wharf, is perfect for people-watching when the sun comes out.
With lots of benches and sun brollies providing shade, you would be excused if you forgot for a moment that you were in central London and not holidaying on the Continent. But that's South Bank to you!
From lunch until late Studio Six serves fresh food, hand-picked beers and wines – the atmosphere is relaxed and always friendly.
Steak restaurant and wine bar under Waterloo Station's railway arches with free jazz on Fridays and Saturdays.
Halfway between Waterloo Station and the South Bank riverside, The Archduke was amongst the first restaurant and wine bar to open in South Bank in 1979 and is instantly recognisable by its striking and award-winning architecture. Carved from under the railway arches by Waterloo Station, it has become something of a London institution. In addition to fine food and a well-assorted bar, The Archduke plays host to Jazz performances every evening and Sunday afternoon.
Unique British tapas menu that can be enjoyed with martini cocktails, ales and wines. Take-away coffee, muffins, and made-to-order picnic hampers available.
The Cabin opened on The Balcony at Waterloo station in mid-2012, with the intention of putting style back into travel. The bar is based on the mystique, intrigue and luxury of the iconic Orient Express together with a contemporary feel to appeal to those looking for a quality experience in a travel environment. At the time of its launch, Cabin featured the first ever self-service wine machine to be installed at a major train station.
The menu features an excellent choice of premium food and drink, with an emphasis on British tapas that can be enjoyed with martini cocktails, exclusive ales and fine wines. Customers can take advantage of take-out coffee, muffins, wine and made-to-order picnic hampers, featuring cured meats, speciality cheeses and freshly baked bread.
The Mulberry Bush Waterloo
Earthy, traditional pub and restaurant offering seasonal British cuisine near Gabriel's Wharf, South Bank
Eat the seasons away at the Mulberry Bush an earthy pub & restaurant right behind Gabriel's Wharf and ITV Studios, in South Bank. Whether you fancy one of their sharing plates over a bottle of wine and a chat with friends, or a 3 course meal, the best of the British season is always on the menu. The Mulberry Bush chefs will delight you with their daily specials, or you can opt for pub food favourites such as fish and chips, sausage and mash and burgers.
On a weekend, you can treat yourself to a traditional British brunch that includes organic eggs, British back bacon, Young’s pork & beer sausage, Portobello mushroom, baked beans, grilled heritage tomato, toasted sourdough, English butter.
At the bar choose from a selection of Young’s cask and local ales, London craft lagers and small batch spirits plus a great range of exclusive wines.
The Pasty Shop
Delicious pasties. Lovingly hand made in Cornwall. Sold in Waterloo Station!
Located inside Waterloo Station, The Pasty Shop serves piping hot traditional Cornish pasties to commuters, South Bank visitors and lunch-timers on the go. All of their pasties are hand made in Cornwall, then freshly baked on site at Waterloo daily. Each pasty has a limited life to ensure every pasty sold comes fresh from the oven – they are not full of additives to extend shelf life
Choose from a range of mouth-watering flavours, from a tender Lamb pasty with a delicate hint of mint, to a tangy Chicken pasty in Baltic sauce or a hearty steak pasty with swede and rich Stilton cheese, you’ll quickly discover The Pasty Shop have a pasty to suit everyone’s taste-buds.
So the next time you are heading to South Bank and need to eat on the move, try a traditional, freshly baked alternative to fast food and stop at The Past Shop at Waterloo Station.
The Slug and Lettuce
Upbeat bar in South Bank, next to the London Eye, with a cocktail list, a menu of global classics, and uncluttered contemporary decor.
If you don’t know Slug and Lettuce, then in a nutshell …it is one of the UK's most-loved restaurant and bar chains, with over 70 bars across the country who serve great quality food, fabulous cocktails and delicious wines, world lagers and beers in a comfy, safe, welcoming environment.
A couple of steps away from the Coca-Cola London Eye, Slug and Lettuce is located in County Hall, and will have you enjoy seating out front for those lazy summer afternoons in South Bank. So why not stop by so you can sit back, relax and watch the world go by whilst enjoying one of our great selection of cocktails?
From a relaxed daytime restaurant Slug and Lettuce County Hall doubles into a lively night time venue perfect to meet friends, dance, hold parties, listen to great music – whatever you fancy really.
The Wharf offers some of the best views of South Bank's Riverside Walkway and The Thames. Located in Gabriel's Wharf, near the OXO Tower, The Wharf is open from 9 am 'til late for lunch, dinner and drinks.
The Wharf offers al fresco dining with sensational views over South Bank's Riverside Walk and the river Thames. This family-friendly riverside restaurant is just a stone's throw away from the National Theatre and other major South Bank attractions. At The Wharf you can enjoy fresh seafood and hot-off-the-grill dishes whilst taking in riverside views from their upper balcony, as well as views of the City towards St Paul's.
The Wharf is open every day from 9.00 am (for coffee) 11.30 am (lunch) until 11.30 pm for last orders.
Whether you’re visiting with family or friends, enjoying a break from the office, treating a client to lunch or you’re a South Bank local, The Wharf team will aim to serve up the very best experience.
Railway arch cafe bar with bright paintings, for juices and sharing plates, plus cocktails and DJs.
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Topolski serves food and drink day and night in the gallery of celebrated artist Feliks Topolski.
Topolski has four areas:
Outside area for soaking up the sun and refreshments.
Arch 1 - buzzing café and bar that is suitable for intimate reservations and small groups.
Arch 2 - happening bar that hosts late night djs, live music, special events, large group bookings and major sporting events on a big screen.
Arch 3 - booked by groups as a private room with a ping pong table.
Arch 1, 2 or 3 and the whole venue are available for private use.
To make a reservation visit the reservations page above. For venue hire enquires email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reservations are welcomed and recommended.
Topolski is conveniently located for Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Odeon Imax Cinema, the London Eye and Waterloo underground and rail station.
You can find Topolski on Twitter and Instagram @bartopolski