Nestled in Butler’s Wharf and boasting unbeatable views of the river, Cantina del Ponte is a true Italian trattoria. The restaurant turns out freshly made pasta and bread alongside traditional Italian dishes like calamari and mushroom risotto. The terrace offers a perfect setting for drinks receptions while the rustic interior is great for large dinners, parties and receptions.
When it comes to weddings, Cantina del Ponte is well-equipped. The team have a history of excellence in terms of service, from the first phone call until the last guest leaves. Ingredients at Cantina del Ponte come fresh from the best suppliers, where they are then crafted into classic Italian dishes.
Equidistant from London Bridge station and Bermondsey tube, the restaurant is easily accessible from anywhere in London and beyond. You and your guests can soak in the view of Tower Bridge and the river upon arrival. If you choose to have your reception outside, there is a huge canopy sheltering the space just in case the weather turns. Inside, the decor is best described as rustic Italian with modern touches.
After a glass of prosecco or spritz, you and your guests can tuck into the delicious Italian food at Cantina del Ponte. The antipasti options feature firm favourites like truffle arancini, beef carpaccio and bruschetta, while the primi offer hearty such as lasagne, as well as risotto and gnocchi. The secondi options are mean and fish-based, with entries such as lamb rump with baby carrots and truffle sauce, pan-fried breaded tuna with pea puree and roasted seabass casserole with shrimps, wild mushrooms and herbs. For something extra special, don’t miss ‘la gran carbonara’, which comes served in a wheel of pecorino.
Finish your meal with one of the indulgent dolci, such as tiramisu, chocolate pannacotta or apple tart. There is also a selection of cheeses and ice creams available. Those with children at the reception will be pleased to know there is a very affordable children’s menu.