Eat & Drink
A fantastic selection of restaurants, with great views
Mondrian London's destination restaurant.
Our clotted cream of the crop in South Bank
South Bank's most refreshing cocktails.
Visiting the South Bank's vast selection of events and attractions can occasionally get a bit exhausting. So it's always a good idea to recuperate by grabbing some great tasting food and drink; be it an al fresco lunch, an evening dinner, or cocktails with a view. Fortunately the South Bank is home to an eclectic mix of some of the finest bars and restaraunts in London, from stylish hotel bars to family-friendly cafes.
Whatever you may be looking for, be it a three course meal or a simple sandwich to go, the chances are you will only be a short walk away from your desired destination.
Aji Zen Canteen is the perfect place to relax and grab good tasty no nonsen
Aji Zen Canteen
With its minimalistic décor inspired by Japan's ramen bars Aji serves a variety of authentic Japanese Dishes which have been popular in Japan for many years.
London County Hall, Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB
+44 (0) 20 7620 6117
Stylish city bars with a buzzing atmosphere
All Bar One
Stylish city bars in buzzing locations across the UK.
1 Chicheley Street, London, SE1 7PY
0207 921 9471
Flame grilled burgers
Burger King Waterloo Station
Taste is King - home of the Whopper
Waterloo Station, Waterloo Road, London SE1 8SE
020 7383 5932
Chef Walter Ishizuka's flavourful cuisine
Acclaimed Chef Walter Ishizuka puts his signature touch on the flavourful cuisine at Brasserie Joël located in Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge 200 Westminster Bridge rd SE1 7UT
020 7620 7272.
Authentic French flavours, guided by the seasons
At Brasserie Blanc we invite you into our hearts and our home. At all of our restaurantsyou can be assured of a warm welcome from friendly, knowledgeable staff and delicious food using the very best, freshest seasonal ingredients.
9 Belvedere Road, Southbank, London SE1 8YP
020 7202 8470
Light bites and great coffee.
Benugo at Waterloo Station
We’re about great tasting food, made just for you. We bake all our own cakes in our London bakery and have specially trained baristas making you delicious coffee.
The Balcony Waterloo Station London SE1 7LY United Kingdom
Classic steaks and wines
Black and Blue
We believe that to produce the best food, you should work with all your suppliers on a close and personal basis that's why we have our own butchers, Jefferies in Kingston, so that we can control our meat all the way from the abattoir to the table. This helps us ensure our steaks and handmade burgers are of the highest quality.
1 Mepham Street, Lambeth, London SE1 8RL
020 7928 9131
Coffee to cocktails in a funky setting
Benugo Bar & Kitchen at BFI Southbank
Benugo is a stylish bar ideal for coffees, snacks and top-notch food in between taking in a film or browsing the Mediatheque. Keep an eye out for the Blacktronica Club Nights and party weekenders.
BFI Southbank Belvedere Road SE1 8XT
020 7401 9000
Fresh coffee and light bites.
Costa at Waterloo Station
At Costa we pride ourselves on offering the nation’s favourite coffee, served alongside a delicious range of cakes and snacks. Drink-in or take-away at ourWaterlooMainline store, opposite Platform 11.
Waterloo Station, Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8SW
020 7261 0186
Great British food at award winning restaurant
On Southbank Centre Square, Canteen offers booth and outdoor seating and a bar celebrating the best of British beers. The all day menu serves excellent quality food using premium ingredients.
Southbank Centre Square Belvedere Road SE1 8XX
0845 686 1122
Coffee & light bites
Caffé Nero Waterloo Station
Our family-run business has been crafting fine Italian coffee since 1997. Drop by and say hello, take out or stay as long as you'd like.
Waterloo Express 2 Waterloo Station London, SE1 7LY
0207 261 9999
Central Bar at Royal Festival Hall
1950s lounge style seating, draught beer, wines, champagne and classic cocktails which can be enjoyed in the Hall, or on the adjacent Riverside Terrace, overlooking the Thames.
Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall Belvedere Road SE18XX
020 7921 0758
The authentic Italian experience
Discover the Authentic Italian Carluccio's experience. Our aim is to provide great quality, authentic Italian food at sensible prices.
The Balcony, Waterloo Station, Waterloo, SE1 7LY
020 7928 2702
Modern Pan-Asian cuisine
Chino Latino Bar and Restaurant
Chino Latino is a modern Pan-Asian cuisine, restaurant with a Latin cocktail bar.
The distinctive menu draws upon the delicate flavours of China, South East Asia and modern Japan. The multi-award winning restaurants offer something new – a sophisticated twist on the traditional Pan-Asian style of informal eating and drinking.
18 Albert Embankment SE1 7TJ
020 7769 2500
Best of British here in South Bank, London
Doggett's 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.
1 Blackfriars Bridge, London, SE1 9UD
020 7633 9081
Mondrian London's destination bar by cocktail impresario Mr Lyan
Ryan Chetiyawardana, A.K.A Mr Lyan is at the forefront of cocktail innovation. With a portfolio of award winning bars, the latest, Dandelyan, sits pretty in South Bank’s new hotel offering, Mondrian London. The interior, created by another impresario, Tom Dixon has infused traditional elements with exotic features such as a green marble bar and bubble gum pink apolostry.
20 Upper Ground London, SE1 9PD
+44 (0)20 3747 1000
The best fish and chips restaurant
Enough to feed an elephant
Welcome to Enough To Feed An Elephant, home to the best fish and chips restaurant.
63 York Road, London SE1 7NJ
020 7401 3655
Eat in or take away
EAT Oxo Tower Wharf
Freshly prepared sandwiches, salads, soups and frothy coffees on the ground floor of the Oxo Tower.
Oxo Tower Wharf Bargehouse Street SE1 9PH
020 7222 7200
Tasty sandwiches and salads
EAT Southbank Centre
Perfect for a picnic by the riverside. Fresh salads, sandwiches and cakes. A great breakfast or lunch spot.
Southbank Centre Festival Riverside SE1 8XX
020 7401 2989
An authentic Italian cafe arrives in Park Plaza Westminster Bridge
Esspressamente illy coffee bar
Enjoy illy coffee and a Panini indoors or outdoors with views of Big Ben and Houses of Parliament available.
Ground Floor Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel 200 Westminster Bridge
Handmade sushi using fresh ingredients
Handmade sushi using the best fresh fish, vegetables, spices and seaweed. Range of Japanese beers, sake, wine and green tea. Eat in and take-away (for pick-up).
Southbank Centre Festival Terrace Belvedere Road SE1 8XX
020 7261 0001
English Steak Restaurant
Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar
An English steakhouse of the finest design, Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar is a homage to top quality beef.
London Marriott County Hall Westminster Bridge Road London SE1 7PB
020 7902 8000