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 Heeltap

25 user reviews 5

Mix and Mash + Glass of Wine for £14.95.

Close to Borough Market and London Bridge, Heeltap is a modern restaurant near Southbank complete with cosy sofas and a terrace. If you're after sports, the bar has TV screens to show the best fixtures live, a huge range of beers and ales and private function rooms available for hire.

Beer Pong Package and 6 other offers

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.

El Vino London Bridge

12 user reviews 3

The Taste of Argentina - Argentinian tapas board with a glass wine for £14.95. and 1 other offer

Located in the heart of London's busiest business districts, this Spanish-inspired restaurant bar sits between London Bridge station and City Hall. Expect sharing plates, an extensive selection of wine and relaxed settings.

Northbank Restaurant

9 user reviews 4

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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.

The Refinery, Bankside

240 user reviews 4

Treasure yourself and 1 other offer

This Southbank restaurant is a stone's throw from the Tate Modern and River Thames and is perfect for a lunch pitstop or sophisticated dinner. The breezy eatery is in the landmark Blue Fin Building and has an open kitchen to watch your modern European cuisine being prepared.

Founders Arms

274 user reviews 4

Six Nations free round of Guinness and 4 other offers

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.

Tanner and Co

83 user reviews 4

Bottomless drinks and 1 other offer

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.

BFI Bar and Kitchen

281 user reviews 4

Pre-Movie and 4 other offers

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.

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.