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Southbank Centre , Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX +44 2077686248

(((() Modern European
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 17:00 - 22:30
Saturday: 11:30 - 14:30 & 17:00 - 22:30
Sunday: 11:30 - 16:00.

Good range of options on the set lunchtime menu. Exceptional service and wasn't rushed so we could enjoy our coffees without being pressured to leave.

Jacqueline Clarke 17 May 2017
from Beckenham

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An elegant and sophisticated restaurant, Skylon features sleek, retro style and a chic cocktail bar. Housed on the 3rd floor of the Royal Festival Hall, this British brasserie boasts breathtaking panoramic views of the spectacular London skyline.

Executive Chef Kim Woodward brings a wealth of experience to the kitchen. Look out for regularly changing menus with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients combined simply and imaginatively to produce modern British cuisine.

A stylish bar and bistro, Skylon’s plush furnishings and floor-to-ceiling windows create a seductive and contemporary atmosphere. This sleek and simply decorated restaurant is chic and relaxed, whilst exuding sophistication.

With its delectable cuisine, contemporary ambience and dramatic views of London, Skylon in Waterloo is an exclusive destination for London drinking and fine dining. On the Southbank, Skylon is just a 5-minute walk from Waterloo Rail Station.


Southbank Centre , Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX

Contact +44 2076547800
Reservations +44 2077686248

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Customer reviews for Skylon

4.4 (((() (based on 139 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • trendy (25)
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  • large parties (17)
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  • breakfast (8)
  • child friendly (5)
  • al fresco (2)
  • ((((( 17 May 2017 by Jacqueline Clarke from Beckenham

    Good range of options on the set lunchtime menu. Exceptional service and wasn't rushed so we could enjoy our coffees without being pressured to leave.

  • ((((( 25 April 2017 by Carolyn Cho from London

    Excellent view of the Thames. Staff are very professional and polite.

  • ((((( 8 March 2017 by Jonathan Barnes from London

    Stunning location on the Thames. Superb views from window table. Wide brunch menu and bottomless drinks deal was great value. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. A great venue for lunch before a concert at the Festival Hall.

  • ((((( 23 February 2017 by Lara Luck from Essex

    Amazing night of fine dining and fabulous views

  • ((((( 19 February 2017 by Christine Infante from Bedfordshire

    Lovely environment and super food. Views over the river were delightful, especially as it became dark.

    We had the Evening Standard two courses menu and it was delicious. We ordered some extra veg and potatoes but portions were fine for those with a normal appetite!

    The young staff here were amazingly friendly and accommodating. They were extremely efficient but warm, none of this stuffy precocious service you sometimes find in London venues. They were a credit to the place. Great bar with super drinks made with attention to detail.


  • ((((( 6 February 2017 by Neil from London

    We had a lovely lunch here. Delicious food, attentive and friendly service and of course the excellent view!

  • ((((( 7 January 2017 by Andrea Pagani from London

    lovely view, great food, perfect service

  • ((((( 5 January 2017 by Charles from London

    Excellent service. The staff were attentive, polite and efficient. I would definitely visit this restaurant again.

  • ((((( 18 December 2016 by Amanda Butler from London

    Lovely waiter Marcel. Great ambience. Attentive kept promise of bottomless mimosas.

  • ((((( 16 December 2016 by John Burford from London

    Came here for my birthday dinner & wanted somewhere a bit special with a nice view. The view was fantastic & so was the food, although the portions may look small the quality is excellent & we did not leave feeling unsatisfied. The staff were fantastic & very knowledgeable about the dishes. They were attentive but not too over bearing.

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