1192 Restaurants near South Bank London

We found 1192 restaurants within 1 miles 1 miles of South Bank London

There’s nothing like a riverside walk in London, but it does tend to work up quite an appetite. Luckily, London’s South Bank is brimming with cool spots for a bite to eat so you’ll be spoilt for choice. Whether you fancy dining in one of London’s cultural institutions, such as the Southbank Centre or the National Theatre, or at one of the many cool and trendy restaurants that line this stretch of the Thames, you’re sure to be pleased with the result. New and exciting restaurants along the South Bank pop up all the time, but don’t worry – we make it our business to list all the best restaurants on the South Bank here so you’ll never miss out.

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Simpson's in the Strand

Simpson's in the Strand

Covent Garden, WC2R 0EW
0.3 miles
What we think
"Along with Rules (est. 1798) and Wiltons (1840), 189-year-old Simpson’s comprises a holy trinity of Empire-era, Rule Britannia British ..." Read our full review
Bella Italia - Strand

Bella Italia - Strand

London, WC2N 5LR
0.4 miles
On the Strand, Bella Italia offers Italian cuisine in warm, inviting surroundings. From the varied menu, choose from a wide selection of pizzas, pasta an ... Find out more
Eve Bar

Eve Bar

London, WC2E 7HF
0.4 miles
Found at Frog By Adam Handling in Covent Garden, this sexy basement bar welcomes you with neon signage that reads ‘resist everything, except temp ... Find out more
Art Yard Bar & Kitchen

Art Yard Bar & Kitchen

London, SE1 9JU
0.5 miles
The Bankside Hotel’s chic new all-dayer comprises a wraparound main dining room and a standalone bar, all hung with plenty of contemporary art (hence ... Find out more
Sushisamba Covent Garden

Sushisamba Covent Garden

Covent Garden, WC2E 8RF
0.5 miles
What we think
"The second London location for glamorous international brand Sushisamba has landed on top of Covent Garden’s Opera Terrace, and there’s one ..." Read our full review
Café in the Crypt

Café in the Crypt

London, WC2N 4JJ
0.5 miles
What we think
"With a name speaking to a time when this corner of Trafalgar Square was actually surrounded by countryside, this venue is still imbued with the calm yo ..." Read our full review
Timberyard Seven Dials

Timberyard Seven Dials

London, WC2H 9DL
0.6 miles
This St Martin’s Lane workhorse aims to provide a place for freelancers and brand new businesses to work (and indulge in the odd coffee, cake and gril ... Find out more
The Perception

The Perception

London, W1D 6QF
0.7 miles
What we think
"Remodelled and rebooted as The Perception, W London’s bling first-floor DJ lounge-bar salutes another era. But for all its ‘Le Freak, c&rsq ..." Read our full review
Yming

Yming

London, W1D 5DL
0.8 miles
What we think
" “Full of Telegraph-reading types, older folk, luvvies and theatre-goers”, Yming feels more respectable than most of its neighbours in Chin ..." Read our full review
Shake Shack New Oxford Street

Shake Shack New Oxford Street

London, WC1A
0.8 miles
Danny Meyer’s Shake Shack has been wowing them stateside since 2004, and now the New York restaurateur has brought his modern-day ‘roadside burg ... Find out more
The Tankard

The Tankard

London, SE11 6SF
0.9 miles
What we think
"Pub group Draft House continues its domination of the capital with its 2017 takeover of the Grand Union portfolio. Its latest site is The Tankard in La ..." Read our full review
5th View Champagne & Seafood Bar

5th View Champagne & Seafood Bar

London, W1J 9LE
0.9 miles
What we think
" The space devoted to food & beverages at Waterstone’s flagship premises has expanded over the years. Now, the entire top floor is one big all-da ..." Read our full review
Pizza Pilgrims Soho

Pizza Pilgrims Soho

London, W1D 3RP
0.9 miles
What we think
""One of London's best pizzas!" trumpets one ardent fan, and we're inclined to agree with his verdict. Occupying a prime corner spot, Pizza Pilgrims sta ..." Read our full review
Bea's of Bloomsbury St Paul's

Bea's of Bloomsbury St Paul's

London, EC4M 9BX
1.0 miles
Bea’s serves customers across London from fantastic locations in the heart of the city, and provides a full compliment of food throughout the day, inc ... Find out more
RedFarm London

RedFarm London

Covent Garden, WC2B 5HZ
0.4 miles
What we think
"With RedFarm joining Balthazar a couple of doors up, Russell Street is turning into a mini Manhattan, in fact this first international branch of Canton ..." Read our full review
Have you considered these nearby areas?

Some South Bank stalwarts, such as OXO Tower Restaurant and Sea Containers, are a great shout no matter what your business in the area is. Top-notch views and food to match never go out of fashion, as both of these long-standing restaurants prove. That said, if you’re in something of a hurry or in the mood for something a little less formal, there are plenty of new and exciting eateries along the South Bank, including the likes of Gunpowder, Bala Baya and Caravan Bankside.

Perhaps you’re looking for a family-friendly restaurant or somewhere that serves plenty of vegetarian or vegan options, in which case one of the chain restaurants near South Bank might suit. You’ll find classic Italian chains such as Strada and Pizza Express, alongside smaller chains such as Wahaca and Yo Sushi, plus a number of independent restaurants also worth a look.   

So, whether you’re grabbing a quick lunch, meeting friends for a bite in the evening or wining and dining someone special, you’re sure to find a suitable restaurant on the South Bank. Use the filters on the left-hand side to find exactly what you’re looking for and enjoy!