Restaurants in Waterloo

Home to Britain's busiest railway station with approximately 100 million entries and exits a year, Waterloo is a hub for tourists and locals alike. But we're not here to talk about the commute. From dining spots with a view of the water to gorgeous Italian eateries and Southbank favourites, check out our recommendations for the best Waterloo restaurants.

Last updated on 30th September 2022

Unwined in Waterloo

371 user reviews 5

If you're searching for places to eat in Waterloo, pay Unwined a visit. Offering a cosy space for curling up with a glass of wine, as well as a suntrap terrace for the warmer months, this charming restaurant bar will keep you coming back for its expertly sourced bottles and regular kitchen residencies. 

The Windmill SE1

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Slinging out a droolworthy range of pub grub, The Windmill SE1 is the place to go for hungry tums. Scoff down British classics, such as shepherd's pie and roast dinners, as well as wild mushroom and spinach gnocchi. Plus there's an enticing menu of liquid libations to boot.


The Skylon Bar and Restaurant serves brasserie style fare in an elegant interior. The full length windows make for excellent people watching opportunities as well as panoramic views across the River Thames. A cool cocktail menu provides refreshing classic concoctions alongside a menu of modern British fare. 

If you're looking for Italian restaurants in Waterloo, Pizza Pilgrims have you covered. Whipping up award-winning Neapolitan pizza and serving it with plenty of beer, they're sure to offer you and your mates a crowd-pleasing meal out.

Make your way over to Wellington Waterloo, an old school boozer with lots of character, to stuff your face with scrumptious scran. While the sandwiches and Sunday roasts are also popular, the main menu showcases the likes of hearty pies, burgers and a veggie linguine.

Marsha Southbank

356 user reviews 4
Marsha is a sustainable bar and restaurant that uses as much of the chicken as it can in order to minimise waste and protect the environment.  Its super-creative menu features everything from the Crispy…

BFI Bar and Kitchen

567 user reviews 4

When a restaurant is housed inside a building as well-known as the BFI, you know it's going to be good. With a focus on contemporary British cuisine and other variations you are never short of choice with Benugo. Seasonal produce is frequently used while on the grill, the chefs whip up a variety of tenderly cooked meats like the lamb cutlets and cannelloni beans as well as fantastically fresh salads.