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COUNTER Vauxhall Arches

Arch 50,7-11 South Lambeth Place, London, SW8 1SP

(((() American
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 07:00 - 00:30
Friday: 07:00 - 01:30
Saturday: 09:00 - 01:30
Sunday: 09:00 - 00:30.

We went for our anniversary as we live close by and had always wanted to check it out. Very impressed with everything! Love the decor and feel of the place. The food was delicious, couldn't fault it, and our Italian waiter was very friendly. Would definitely return.

Olivia Huntingford 19 October 2016
from London

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Housed in a 200-foot long arch, COUNTER in Vauxhall is London’s longest restaurant. An all-day bar and brasserie, COUNTER brings a touch of Manhattan to south London, serving up American-style dishes and cocktails.

The COUNTER restaurant menu features hearty classics like bbq chicken with charred butternut squash, and blackened tuna steak with Cajun rice, alongside more European-inspired dishes like gnocchi with wild mushrooms and Roquefort sauce, and stone bass fillet with almond pesto. The popular weekend brunch sees classic cocktails joined by spiced avocado on toasted sourdough, and stuffed French toast with strawberries, whipped cream and maple syrup.

The COUNTER restaurant menu features hearty classics like bbq chicken with charred butternut squash, and blackened tuna steak with Cajun rice, alongside more European-inspired dishes like gnocchi with wild mushrooms and Roquefort sauce, and stone bass fillet with almond pesto. The popular weekend brunch sees classic cocktails joined by spiced avocado on toasted sourdough, and stuffed French toast with strawberries, whipped cream and maple syrup.

A short walk from the river, find COUNTER restaurant and bar London in the heart of this vibrant pocket of south London. Vauxhall bus and train stations are seconds away.

COUNTER Vauxhall Arches

Arch 50,7-11 South Lambeth Place, London, SW8 1SP

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Customer reviews for COUNTER Vauxhall Arches

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  • dinner (4)
  • large parties (4)
  • lunch (4)
  • romantic (4)
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  • private dining (2)
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  • ((((* 23 November 2016 by Steve King from London

    The weekend brunch menu is great - two courses and unlimited prosecco, served by the bottle, was perfect for a peaceful Saturday lunch.
    The avocado poached egg on toast is great.

  • ((((( 19 October 2016 by Olivia Huntingford from London

    We went for our anniversary as we live close by and had always wanted to check it out. Very impressed with everything! Love the decor and feel of the place. The food was delicious, couldn't fault it, and our Italian waiter was very friendly. Would definitely return.

  • ((((( 27 September 2016 by Shannon Seers from London

    I rarely do feedback surveys but I had such a lovely visit at Counter!
    The staff was so polite and bubbly and the food was really good too.
    my boyfriend and I had the weekend brunch deal and we're quite sceptical when it came to the unlimited drinks... but the waiter wasn't shy in bringing over a new glass about every 10/15 minutes who we really appreciated because I'm someone who is very reluctant to have to ask for my glass to be topped up every so often.
    All in all - lovely atmosphere and decor, food and staff great too. Will definitely return.

  • ((((* 26 September 2016 by Emanuele Tixi from London

    Been here before and the food is great, presentation fantastic. Waitress was perhaps too informal and casual, paying more attention to her ipad then us and leaving the table without saying anything while we were ordering to go and check if the items we wanted were still available.
    For the rest she was good, kept bringing us new refreshments every time we finished a glass.

  • ((((( 9 July 2016 by Andre Anjust from London

    Working in Vauxhall I decided to try Counter for lunch. I had walked past their door very often but never went in, unsure what to expect. Well, I should have gone much earlier. Behind the door lies an Aladdin's cave of a restaurant with old teak floor, antiqued mirrors, marble tables, leather banquettes and enormous lights. All done extremely tastefully.
    The service was great. I was seated by a very smiley host who also told me about their lunch special. The waitress, a bubbly English girl, offered me immediately water and asked whether I wanted an aperitif. As I had to go back to work I went with their Lunch Rapide option. Crab and chorizo burger with salad plus a glass of wine. For only £10.
    The White wine came quickly, served from a big and fun looking island bar. As it was house wine I was pleasantly surprised by how good it was. A well rounded easy to drink French wine when many places around serve over acidy New World wines as a cheap option. Not here.
    My food arrived within 10 minutes and the burger was a great mix of a generous serving of crab and the spice of the chorizo. Really a pleasure to eat.
    All in a really great addition to Vauxhall. I will be back with my colleagues for drinks tomorrow evening.

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