Byron Waterloo

41-45 The Cut , London, SE1 8LF

SquareMeal Review of Byron Waterloo

'The best burger on the high street’ & other superlatives are regularly tossed in the direction of Byron Hamburgers, the chain that even hipsters will admit to liking. There’s nothing ‘flash or clever’ about the concept; it’s all about ‘honest, juicy burgers served medium with a proper bun’, plus fries & ‘damn fine’ milkshakes. Gourmet twists are notable for their absence, though specials surface from time to time – note the cult favourite Big D & the Uncle Sam with a glazed bun & American cheese. The attention to detail extends to the rest of the offering, including US & British craft beers, soft drinks & decent coffee. Ambience can be anywhere on the mood spectrum, from ‘pleasant hubbub’ to manic. Service puts far posher places to shame.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Waterloo East Station 62m

Southwark Tube Station 104m


Address: 41-45 The Cut , London SE1 8LF

Area: South Bank Borough etc

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12N-11.30pm (Fri-Sat -11.30pm Sun -10.30pm)

Nearby Landmarks

The Young Vic Theatre 89m

The Old Vic Theatre 234m


Telephone: 020 7633 9882


Cuisine: International Burgers


Food & Drink: 9.3

Service: 9.0

Atmosphere: 9.3

Value: 7.7

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 5.0

Atmosphere: 5.0

Value: 5.0

Patrick D. 18 June 2018

Byron Waterloo continues the American burger trend in London and like the other Byron restaurants offers a fantastic range of "proper" burgers. Living locally to the Waterloo branch I have always been treated with great regard and warmly welcomed. Service is very friendly without being over bearing. It's hard to pick from their extensive burgers when you you have a favourite in mind but that does not stop me sampling their range when i can. Sides come extra but value is decent and I am a big fan of their updated beer range. Highly reccomend if you are in town looking for a casual but memorable experience.

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 5.0

Atmosphere: 5.0

Value: 4.0

Richard C. 12 June 2018

Always a fan of Byron, the burgers are big, the beers are trendy and the service is top notch. The concept still holds strong and cannot fault it.

Food & Drink: 4.0

Service: 3.0

Atmosphere: 4.0

Value: 2.0

Jonathon M. 07 March 2013

We have been relatively regular customers to Byrons, the staff are great and the food is excellent. The one thing which lets this place down is the price. The restaurant is massive and it seems to me they are covering the cost by stacking up the price. Ten pounds for a burger is quite simply ridiculous. As is 5.00 for a bottle of London pride. We do eat there on staff occasions – but would go more frequently if the prices were moderated.