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Summary

“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.

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

Summary

“A real tourist conveyor belt” on the South Bank, where “prices, relative to the quality of the food, are ridiculous”. “How do they get away with it year after year? The wonderful view!!”

£86
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1
Poor
1
Poor
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Urrggh!”“Why can’t they get it right?” at this South Bank landmark. It has “exceptional views over the Thames” and “feels special outside in summer”, but “dreadful” standards make it the survey’s perennial No. 1 disappointment.

£85
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1
Poor
1
Poor
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Stunning view, shame about the food” – year-in-year-out it’s plus ça change at this famous South Bank fixture, whose “rubbish” cooking, “purposeless” service and hefty bills make it nigh on “the worst bang for your buck in town”.

£89
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Poor
1
Poor
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Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Yes
Highchair, Menu
Yes
150
Barge House St, London, SE1 9PH
Opening hours
Monday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-11 pm
Tuesday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-11 pm
Wednesday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-11 pm
Thursday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-11 pm
Friday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-11 pm
Saturday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-11 pm
Sunday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6:30 pm-10 pm

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