RestaurantsLondonSouthwarkSE1

survey result

Summary

£96
 ££££
1
Poor
1
Poor
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A bit of a let-down…”, “still not worth it…”, “so disappointing…”, “far too expensive for the view” – few restaurants are as consistent as this South Bank rooftop, which has topped our list of London disappointments for as long as we can remember.

Summary

£100
£££££
1
Poor
1
Poor
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Tried it again… still disappointing” – this notorious South Bank rooftop has been our No. 1 top dud for about as long as we can remember. “Yes, the views are fine, but – with its quite insipid cooking and no glamour whatsoever” – the experience here is “just dull and mediocre”. At some level, “you’ve got to congratulate them for still getting patrons for such overpriced rubbish!”

Summary

£100
£££££
1
Poor
1
Poor
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Tried it again… still disappointing” – this notorious South Bank rooftop has been our No. 1 top dud for about as long as we can remember. “Yes, the views are fine, but – with its quite insipid cooking and no glamour whatsoever” – the experience here is “just dull and mediocre”. At some level, “you’ve got to congratulate them for still getting patrons for such overpriced rubbish!”

Summary

£92
 ££££
1
Poor
1
Poor
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Same as usual – fantastic view, but grotty food at the price”. The story remains the same at this South Bank landmark whose dubious achievement is invariably appearing at or near the top of the survey’s lists of both most disappointing and most overpriced restaurants in London.

For 31 years we've been curating reviews of the UK's most notable restaurant. In a typical year, diners submit over 50,000 reviews to create the most authoritative restaurant guide in the UK. Each year, the guide is re-written from scratch based on this survey (although for the 2021 edition, reviews are little changed from 2020 as no survey could run for that year).

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Restaurant details

Yes
Highchair,Menu
Yes
No dress code
200

Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 85.00 Always available 6

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£18.80 £33.00 £7.00 £9.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £44.00
Filter Coffee £5.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
Barge House St, London, SE1 9PH
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑4 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑4 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑4:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm

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