Restaurants near the Southbank

When all else has failed and your London-love is in danger of leaving forever then a trip to the Southbank is needed. From The Globe theatre to the London Eye, there's something charming about this side of London. To top it off, there's some cracking Southbank restaurants, all serving fresh, delicious food and often with some of the best views of The Thames. Read on for our list of the best restaurants on and near Southbank.

Last updated on 1st August 2018




The Riverfront

110 user reviews 3

The Riverfront is in one of London's most popular spots, sat right near The Thames on the buzzy South Bank in the BFI building. The light and airy restaurant is a great stop for a refuel after a wander along the river; try the pulled pork burger or a plate of loaded nachos for pure food indulgence.

Tanner and Co

83 user reviews 4

With quirky and cute interiors, a sumptuous cocktail list and delicious food, Tanner and Co is a relaxed place to eat close to Southbank. The former warehouse has been transformed with leather sofas and a nautical theme making it the perfect spot for lunch or dinner near the Southbank.

Founders Arms

204 user reviews 4

Sat right on the Thames, Founders Arms is a scenic spot for dinner on the Southbank. The restaurant specialises in homely comfort food, with dishes such as beer-battered fish and chips and steak and ale pies adorning the menu. Watch the world float by on the Thames from the terrace come summer or snuggle up inside in the cooler months.

BFI Bar and Kitchen

222 user reviews 4

Filled with cosy armchairs, books and cuddly corners, Benugo Bar and Kitchen is the perfect place to spend a lazy weekend on the South Bank. The venue is located within the BFI and serves a hearty menu of burgers and salads as well as a whole host of cocktails.

Belushis London Bridge is not just a restaurant close to Southbank, it is also a party place and great spot to catch the sport with seven large screens and DJs playing late into the night. The menu is American styled and full of dishes such as nachos and burgers.

Northbank Restaurant

8 user reviews 4

So you're going to have to cross a bridge to get here but Northbank Restaurant has some pretty unbeatable views of Southbank. Located right on the river, the restaurant serves a delicious variety of food inspired by the West Country, from ale to seafood from Cornwall.

R.S. Hispaniola

1 user review 4

R.S Hispaniola is moored in a prime location on the South Bank. The swanky boat has two floors of seating, from the lower deck which is filled with chic interiors, through to the outside deck, perfect for a spot of afternoon tea. Enjoy views over the Houses of Parliament and London Eye while munching on a delicious fare of British and European cuisine.