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. There are so many restaurants in Waterloo that your custom is highly sought after. Read our recommended guide to the best restaurants in Waterloo and you could be enjoying a fantastic meal in one of the top restaurants in London.

Last updated on 3rd August 2020

The Refinery, Bankside

612 user reviews 4


Located in the heart of Southwark Street near the Bankside area, this industrial looking restaurant has a lot of heart. With a seasonal menu that focuses on using fresh ingredients the menu is full of delights. The platter selections are great for those wishing to share with friends while the mains are just as mouth-watering and incredibly varied. 

The Green Room

73 user reviews 4

Whether you're strolling along the river, heading to the theatre or jumping on a late train, The Green Room is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat in stunning surroundings. With a glass frontage, huge outdoor terrace and crown-pleasing menu, it's sure to impress.

BFI Bar and Kitchen

543 user reviews 4

Movie and a Meal and 1 other offer

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.


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. 

Union Street Cafe

2 user reviews 4

Love London - 2 courses for £15 when you dine with a friend!

Trying his hand at Italian, Gorden Ramsey's latest venture is the Union Street Café. Traditional, authentic Italian cooking meets innovation and modern culinary expertise here. Using either fresh produce from Borough Market or artesian Italian products the kitchen creates dishes of artistic masterfulness. The daily changing menu brings you a range of regional dishes that are all enjoyed in the elegant interior surroundings. 

Cabin Bar

2 user reviews 3

Waterloo station has been a meeting place for decades, but what Cabin Bar provides is somewhere you can actually catch up. Serving the best of British cuisine you can tuck into an English chorizo and fennel sausage roll or enjoy a perfectly cooked Casterbridge beef steak while people watching to your hearts content from the balcony overlooking the station. 

Waterloo Brasserie

1 user review 4

A friendly Brasserie located just minutes from Waterloo station, this is a great spot to come to for a casual lunch or sit-down dinner. Low level lighting and dark wooden furniture all give the interior of this restaurant plenty of character. Offering contemporary French cuisine paired with a fantastic selection of wines you won't ever want to leave this cosy establishment. 

Del'Aziz Bankside

1 user review 4

Somehow managing to bottle the vibrant flavours of the Mediterranean, Del'Aziz brings you a taste that stretches from the French Alps to the tip of Africa. Expect dishes with Moroccan spices, hummus, cous cous and merguez sausages. Whatever you order it is sure to contain the tantalising flavour of the Mediterranean paired with the freshness of the produce and healthiness of all dishes.

Housed in the iconic OXO tower, the OXO restaurant offers one of the finest high-class dining experiences in London. An elegant interior is offset by the stunning view, which captures unrivalled views of London. The creative menu features the best of British cooking and will blow you away with it's subtle blend of flavourings and perfectly matched accompaniments. 

This is the place to come for a taste of Latin America. Cubana, ideally located between Lambeth North and Waterloo stations, let you experience the fiesta of flavour that Latin American fare provides. Dishes are produced by traditionally slow-cooking and barbecuing meats leaving you with the juiciest, most tender marinated steaks and other Cuban dishes along with some great value tropical cocktails.