1386 Restaurants near South Bank London

We found 1386 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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The Garden Room in the Walks

London, WC1R 5ET
0.8 miles
What we think
" Gray’s Inn’s secluded and peaceful five-acre garden is once again gearing up for its annual summertime pop-up, complete with a specially erected mar ..." Read our full review

Bocca di Lupo

Soho, W1D 7BB
0.9 miles
What we think
"More than 10 years down the line, readers still can’t enough of Bocca di Lupo’s buzzy “sense of fun”, its “outstanding&rd ..." Read our full review

The Sun & 13 Cantons

London, W1F 9NG
1.0 miles
Although appearing to be a casual pub on the outside, The Sun & 13 Cantons has a separate dining room that’s all smart booths and glossy emerald t ... Find out more

Boulevard Brasserie

London, WC2E 7BD
0.4 miles
What we think
"A bastion of the Covent Garden scene since 1991, this independent brasserie on three floors just keeps on rolling. Candles are lit in the evening, and ..." Read our full review

Tredwells

London, WC2H 9NY
0.6 miles
What we think
"An accessible take on high-end cooking, Tredwells is ”perfect for couples, clients and friends alike”. Although the original small-plates m ..." Read our full review

Aiko

London, WC2A 1LS
0.6 miles
Italian meets Japanese (yes, really) at this enterprising Chancery Lane eatery. Sounds weird, but given how popular both cuisines are, the juxtaposition of ... Find out more

Macellaio RC Union Street

London, SE1 0LR
0.6 miles
What we think
"A haven for enthusiastic carnivores, this casual Italian follows successful openings in South Kensington and Exmouth Market, with some drama ..." Read our full review

Cafe Mode

London, WC2H 9AJ
0.7 miles
A fusion of tasty fresh Italian food & delicious grills. The restaurant has a maximum capacity of 160 diners. Founded in 1996 in the heart of theatre l ... Find out more

The Ship Tavern

London, WC2A 3HP
0.7 miles
Welcome to The chip Tavern... Ale House and dining room since 1549. Famous for our quaffable ales, fine fayre and illustrious past. We are proud to retur ... Find out more

Bar Termini Soho

London, W1D 5JE
0.8 miles
What we think
"We reckon that this bijou bar on Old Compton Street punches well above its weight given its highly specialised remit. With a style inspired by classic ..." Read our full review

Laxsa Soho

London, W1D 5JY
0.8 miles
Our friendly staff look forward to greeting you at our recently launched Laxsa, in our Victorian building in the heart of Soho – Old Compton ... Find out more

Randall & Aubin

London, W1F 0SQ
0.9 miles
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"Established in 1996, Brewer Street’s seafood mainstay is classic Soho: cool, relaxed, a tad cramped and buzzing with life. A disco ball and party ..." Read our full review

Coqbull Soho

Soho, W1D 7HW
0.9 miles
What we think
"Just a short walk from the frenetic touristy chaos of Piccadilly Circus, you will find Coqbull - a three-floor venue comprising a streetside terrace, a ..." Read our full review

The Cinnamon Club (bar)

London, SW1P 3BU
0.9 miles
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"Located beneath the aristocratic charms of the Cinnamon Club’s distinguished restaurant, this clean-cut contemporary bar oozes all the glitz and ..." Read our full review

The Coral Room

Bloomsbury, WC1B 3NN
0.9 miles
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"The racy Coral Room is the latest, inspired addition to the 1920s Lutyens-designed Bloomsbury Hotel. This seductively lit, soigné salon (the hot ..." Read our full review
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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!