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Waterloo Bar & Kitchen

131 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UR

£39.00 Modern European South Bank, Borough etc

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Based on 16 ratings. Rate it!

  • Wine: £15.45
  • Champagne: £34.95
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 12N-11pm

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Pitched just round the corner from The Old Vic, this chilled-out bistro is naturally an evergreen favourite with theatre types, commuters and locals alike. Solid wooden floorboards, whirring ceiling fans and worn leather booths set the tone for a menu of no-nonsense, cosmopolitan fodder that delivers a mix of unchallenging but ‘imaginative’ ideas from far and wide. Starters such as crispy duck salad with apple compote can be ordered as mains, and the full-line-up also spans everything from herb-crusted cod fillet with ratatouille to rosemary-marinated rump of lamb with garlic mash and redcurrant jus. Decent pricing and belly-rubbing puds like lemon drizzle cake keep locals coming back for more, while the brief wine list offers tasting notes for matching grub with grape. Brunch and Sunday roasts play their part, and pre-theatre deals also come ‘highly recommended’.

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  1. Waterloo Bar & Kitchen

    131 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UR
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    Malcolm H.

    A find

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    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 8

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  2. Waterloo Bar & Kitchen

    131 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UR
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    Oliver J.

    Great for pre theatre dining

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    • Food & Drink: 9
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 7
    • Value: 8

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  3. Waterloo Bar & Kitchen

    131 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UR
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    London Gourmet
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    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 7
    • Value: 7

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  4. Waterloo Bar & Kitchen

    131 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UR
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    George C.

    A Tasty Treat After A Night At The Old Vic

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    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 10

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  5. Waterloo Bar & Kitchen

    131 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UR
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    Garry J.

    Great all round experience and great food

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    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 10

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  6. Waterloo Bar & Kitchen

    131 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UR
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    Polly B.

    non-stressful pre-theatre

        (3)

     
    • Food & Drink: 9
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 7
    • Value: 9

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  7. Waterloo Bar & Kitchen

    131 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UR
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    Matthew E.
        (8)

     
    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 7
    • Value: 8

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  8. Waterloo Bar & Kitchen

    131 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UR
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    Erica B.

    Great Lunch

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    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 10

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  9. Waterloo Bar & Kitchen

    131 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UR
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    Caroline S.
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    • Food & Drink: 7
    • Service: 5
    • Atmosphere: 7
    • Value: 7

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  10. Waterloo Bar & Kitchen

    131 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UR
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    Bukky O.
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    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 10

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  1. Published : Friday, 26th October 2012

    Rate My Bistro :: Waterloo Bar and Kitchen – Waterloo

    Waterloo Bar and Kitchen had an old sort of feel to it. Its dark wooden furniture, black panelled walls and some booth cushioned seating made up the dining area. The back of the restaurant is where the open kitchen was. There is always something good about being able to see the food being prepared and made. There was also a small bar area. There was a good range of food on the menu. As it was a cold day, it felt like the meal should be started off with soup. The soup of the day was Vegetable Soup. It was a fairly big bowl of soup and I couldn’t finish it all. The soup was tasty but was also spicy. I am not sure if it was due to chilli or pepper...
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Essential Details for Waterloo Bar & Kitchen

  • Address: 131 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UR
  • Telephone: 020 7928 5086
  • Website:
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 12N-11pm
  • Capacities: Private room for 30 people
  • Restaurant Facilities: Alfresco dining area

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