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Skylon Grill

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX +44 2077686249

((((* European
Main course: £17
Food spend: £34
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 11:30 - 23:00
Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

We all really enjoyed our lunch...the game pie was gorgeous

Jane Johnston 26 October 2016
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Skylon Grill London boasts incredible views of the London skyline from its location on the 3rd floor of the Royal Festival Hall. The Skylon Grill’s chic interior, with plush seating and cocktail bar, exudes sophistication and retro-style design.

Bringing a wealth of experience to the kitchen, executive head chef Tom Cook crafts regularly changing menus which focus on seasonal ingredients. The informal cooking and relaxed atmosphere of the Grill is separated from the main restaurant by a stunning centrepiece raised bar.

A sleek brasserie restaurant found on Southbank, the bar at Skylon Grill has a superb reputation for producing outstanding cocktails. There is also an exquisite selection of wine from around the world.

Close to the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye, Skylon is just a 4-minute walk from The National Theatre. Skylon Grill in Waterloo draws in a cultured celebrity crowd with breathtaking views from Westminster to St Pauls through the floor-to-ceiling windows.

Skylon Grill

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX

Contact +44 2076547800
Reservations +44 2077686249

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4.0 ((((* (based on 83 reviews)
86% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • child friendly (4)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 29 November 2016 by Marion Rybnikar from Belfast

    Fantastic in every way

  • ((((( 26 October 2016 by Jane Johnston from POOLE

    We all really enjoyed our lunch...the game pie was gorgeous

  • ((((* 26 September 2016 by Lyn Mann from South London

    From the warm, smiling welcome from your reception staff to the relaxed atmosphere the entire lunch was really lovely. Good choice of dishes on the set menu. We had the Game Pie was succulent and the Chicken which was beautifully cooked with a lovely sauce. The deserts were generous and decadent. The grill is light and airy and we will certainly return and all the staff worked hard to make our lunch a lovely experience all round.

  • (**** 27 August 2016 by Temi Ilori from London

    It was the absolute worst. The bar manager made me pay for a meal that I had not touched as I ordered beef from the menu only for it to turn out to be raw beef which I couldn't eat. He was very unfriendly and unempathetical throughout the process and even worse was the fact that I actually brought two additional people(American tourists) there for afternoon tea and they were there to witness the whole me they were beyond disappointed!

  • ((((* 15 August 2016 by Sue Cullen from Haverhill

    Great food had a lovely day with my daughter and very dear friend service first class

  • ((((( 2 August 2016 by Sue Severn from Aylesbury Vale District

    The view from our window table was great. The restaurant wasn't terribly busy but a large party was in a separate section and did not disturb. The service was friendly and unobtrusive from highly professional waiters and wine waiter. Food was superb, innovative and beautifully presented. Altogether a thoroughly enjoyable experience. We haven't been to Skylon for years and will definitely be returning soon.

  • ((((* 26 July 2016 by Ankita Park from London

    The food was delightfully wonderful.

  • ((((* 16 July 2016 by Sarah Mcaleer from London

    Our table for 5 was not quite ready for us at 8.30 so we were shown to the bar ... Dizzying selection of Skylon cocktails and lots of gin-based options, though slightly slow to take our order given that we had been relocated. The bar managed to produce "ordinary" versions of gin & tonic and Negroni,as well as their own recipes. We can't blame people for lingering over their meal - it was the first beautiful evening in London for a while - but we didn't sit down till after 9.00 pm. However, the staff had squeezed us around a table right by the window so we had a great view of the river and the sunset. Food was FAB (sirloin, sea bass and Lancashire hotpot all sampled) and the cheeseboards were very generous. Would be more than happy to go again.

  • ((((( 29 June 2016 by Yvonne Kemp from London Borough of Camden

    The service was excellent - from taking the coats to the waiter service. I have dined here before during the week and I found the weekend menu more limited. Having said that, the food was well presented tasty.

  • ((((* 18 June 2016 by Lilita from London

    Lovely fresh fish of the day and fantastic views across the Thames. The team were very polite and helpful.

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