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

In the shiny new developments south of Tower Bridge, this stylish, but “down-to-earth” two-year-old (sibling to an original in Brighton) has a “wide menu” – from “delicious seafood” to mouthwatering steak – but it’s perhaps the “very meaty” dishes that score the highest approval ratings (charcoal grilled British beef cuts are a mainstay of the menu, and the Moroccan goat dish, when it’s on, is terrific). Top Tip – “perfect before a show at the new Bridge Theatre” (“I’d go to a performance just as an excuse to dine at The Coal Shed!”)


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

“A great addition to the SE1 restaurant scene” – this import from Brighton has a “sleek and contemporary design” within one of the new units of the development near Tower Bridge incorporating London’s newest theatre, The Bridge. Although there are one or two dissenting voices for whom the venue fell short, most reports say it’s a “meat-lovers dream”, with “superb and personal service too”. Top Menu Tips – numerous dishes are recommended: “the smoked goat is an absolute revelation”, there’s “exceptionally good steak”, “fabulous grilled octopus” and “really pleasing sweets”.


Overlooking the recently completed public piazza at the centre of the new One Tower Bridge development, Brighton’s favourite steak joint is heading up to the Smoke in autumn 2017.

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The Coal Shed Restaurant London is located at One Tower Bridge on the banks of the River Thames. The Coal Shed was born from the love of cooking the finest meat and seafood over fire.

Open seven days a week, 12noon until 10pm, the restaurant uses the highest quality ingredients, sourced as locally as possible. Try the 35-day aged sharing steaks or the South Coast sharing fish for a dining experience to remember. For those dining before a show at The Bridge Theatre or wanting an express lunch, the restaurant's pre theatre menu is available from 5pm until 6.30pm £20 for two courses or £24 for three.

The Coal Shed occupies two floors and a bar for pre and post dinner drinks and cocktails expertly crafted. If you want to host your own event, there is a private dining room on the mezzanine or the restaurant can be exclusively hired for any type of occasion.


Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.50 £24.00 £4.00 £9.00
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Service 12.50%

Restaurant details

20, 45

Private dining

The restaurant occupies two floors and offers entertaining space for all types of celebrations. The mezzanine level has especially been designed with events in mind. This space can be hired for flexible dining, an intimate private dining room for up to 20 guests, or the entire floor for up to 50 diners.

Exclusive hire of the restaurant is also available. Our menus reflect our celebration of meat, fish, and fire, and you have the choice of a set or sharing feast menu to wow your guests. Our expert bar team is also on hand to match the perfect wine or cocktail for your party.

The Coal Shed Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Coal Shed Restaurant in SE1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Coal Shed restaurant.
Peter C
The restaurant is an attractive environment...
Reviewed 7 months, 16 days ago

"The restaurant is an attractive environment and our server was very pleasant and generally attentive. Sadly there were too many options not available on the menu and what food we received was average at best, with my steak poorly cooked. To the restaurant's credit when the issue of hte poorly cooked steak was highlighted the complaint was handled quickly."

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One Tower Bridge, London, SE1 2AA
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑10:15 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑10:15 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑10:15 pm
Thursday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑10:15 pm
Friday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑10:15 pm
Saturday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑10:15 pm
Sunday12 pm‑8:45 pm

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