5th View Bar & Food

(149 Reviews)
Waterstone's Piccadilly 203-205 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9HA
British, Afternoon Tea
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Average

Main course: £9
Food spend: £22

Opening hours

Monday - Saturday: 09:00 - 11:00 12:00 - 17:00 & 17:00 - 20:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 16:00

Restaurant description

Featuring awe-inspiring views of the city, 5th View Bar & Food sits upon the 5th floor of Waterstones in Piccadilly. Europe's largest bookshop is housed within a stunning, period-style Art Deco building.

Serving classic European dishes, with all meat sourced from a local London butcher, the 5th View menu includes burgers such as the 5th View double cheese, along with Texan barbeque chicken, with a smokey glaze. Sizzling steaks topped with homemade lemon and parsley butter are also served, and for lighter bites, try the mini duck spring rolls with sweet chilli sauce.

Sip on a cocktail whilst looking out over Haymarket, or dine in the brasserie-style Waterstones restaurant featuring artwork of London’s most popular landmarks. 5th View Bar & Food's cocktail menu ranges from the sweet and sour French 75, with gin, lemon juice and champagne, to mint julep with buffalo trace bourbon.

5th View in London is just a 3-minute walk from Piccadilly Tube Station.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for 5th View Bar & Food
4.0
(based on 149 reviews)

89%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (68)
  • al fresco (5)
  • breakfast (21)
  • business (31)
  • child friendly (13)
  • dinner (44)
  • entertainment (10)
  • large parties (8)
  • lunch (86)
  • luxury (5)
  • private dining (12)
  • romantic (20)
  • trendy (25)
  • value (50)
  • views (84)
  • By Elizabeth S from Market Harborough
    15 December 2019

    Visited for lunch on Sunday, Cob salad was very nice and the fish cakes too. I had chocolate panna cotta for pudding, it was pleasant but not chocolaty. Waiter was a bit miserable when he took our order but had cheered up by pudding! Service was very quick and food nicely presented. A good find for busy Piccadily, would definately recomend. Very reasonable price for central London.

  • By Ronaldo V from London
    29 October 2019

    5th floor serves very good food with good service and good prices

  • By ARL L from London
    18 August 2019

    Lovely. Fantastic staff, kind, warm, and helpful.

  • By Pippa H from London
    4 March 2019

    Unfriendly service, salads had ingredients missing, place desperately needs updating

  • By Sri A A from London
    26 January 2019

    Good

  • By Susan E from Kent
    5 January 2019

    Lovely afternoon tea, and great cocktails in bar later in eve. All in a fab location with great service.

  • By Mark H from London
    13 December 2018

    Good value and great environment. Food consistently high quality.

  • By Bekki J from London
    3 December 2018

    Lovely food. Great service!

  • By Rose G from St. Albans
    3 December 2018

    Relaxed with great food and service

  • By S J J from London
    30 November 2018

    The full tea was fresh but mediocre: the sandwiches were underfilled and boring and the three cakes (chocolate fudge, almond, carrot) were just not particularly nice. The tea is made with tea leaves, not bags, a plus, although the selection was not very big. The room is pleasant and the view is wonderful.

Restaurant Location Map
5th View Bar & Food
Waterstone's Piccadilly 203-205 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9HA

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