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Terrace - South Bank & Waterloo

Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PX +44 2035512368

((((* Modern European
Main course: £8
Food spend: £17
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 17:00 - 19:30
Saturday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 17:00 - 19:30.

Loved the Parmesan zucchini, had a second pot, nice friendly staff!

Elsa Taylor 14 August 2016
from Great Ayton

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With sweeping views overlooking the South Bank, Terrace at The National Theatre showcases a choice of indoor or al fresco dining in cool and contemporary spaces. A creative Mediterranean-themed menu is served alongside a choice of world wines.

Using fresh and seasonal ingredients, the exciting Terrace menu brings innovative dishes to the foreground, with sea bream carpaccio served with imaginative raspberry vinaigrette, dill and rocket. Alternatively, a traditional shepherd’s pie is given a modern twist and is made with lamb’s tongue. Sensational desserts at Terrace restaurant include a heavenly dark chocolate fondant with port, almonds and a creative candied bay leaf.

Choose a carefully-selected wine to accompany your dessert at Terrace at the South Bank, with options including European specialities and world labels. The cool-green colour scheme creates a great space for enjoying local draught beer or elegant cocktails, like the prosecco and wild hibiscus mix.

With bee-friendly plants on the balcony, Terrace restaurant in London has the London Eye and Southbank Centre on its doorstep. Waterloo Rail Station is a 5-minute walk away from Terrace Bar and Food at The National Theatre.

Terrace - South Bank & Waterloo

Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PX

Contact +44 2074523555
Reservations +44 2035512368

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Customer reviews for Terrace - South Bank & Waterloo

4.2 ((((* (based on 59 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (38)
  • lunch (13)
  • views (12)
  • al fresco (11)
  • trendy (10)
  • value (6)
  • business (5)
  • large parties (5)
  • private dining (4)
  • entertainment (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • child friendly (2)
  • romantic (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((((* by from Norwich

    A spacious dining area although only the exterior tables get a view of the river. There is a reasonable mix of dishes with salads well to the fore. Two of us shared five starters and one main and found all of them enjoyable with reasonable size portions. The main problem is that most of the diners arrive simultaneously for a pre-theare supper and when we went service slowed noticeably towards the end of the meal so we failed to get a desert or coffee.

  • ((((* by from London

    Food and service excellent.....cocktails poor as if no alcohol...

  • ((((( by from Great Ayton

    Loved the Parmesan zucchini, had a second pot, nice friendly staff!

  • ((((( by from Kimpton

    The food was absolutely delicious, every dish we ordered and shared was wonderful.

  • ((((* by from London

    Swift service and good and imaginative food.

  • ((((* by from London

    Good place for pre theatre light dinner

  • ((((( by from London

    We liked it in all respects

  • ((((( by from London

    Love the food and very friendly helpful staff. If I would change anything it would be an improvement to the wine list. Such good food shame the wine is not as great!

  • ((((* by from London

    Was a quiet lunch time. But the food (Tapas) was tasty. The staff attentive and efficient. Overall is pricy for a lunch theatre meal.

  • ((((* by from London

    A great experience overall. I asked to be moved to a table near the window which was no problem for the staff despite them being incredibly busy. Food was tasty, service swift and with a smile. As it's pre-theatre, the staff ask what show you're seeing so they know when you need to have finished - a nice touch. I would recommend. The restaurant stays open later in the summer months which makes for a more relaxed experience if you go once the theatre crowd have taken their seats. A wonderful view of London too.

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