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Cantina del Ponte

The Butlers Wharf Building, 36c Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YE

(((() Italian
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Average
Main course: £11
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 15:00 18:00 - 23:00, Sunday: 12:00 - 15:00 18:00 - 22:00

Friendly and helpful service team, attentive without being intrusive. Food and wine delicious, well prepared and served. My 7 year-old son even finished the cheesy pasta from the "Bambini" menu with some relish, so kudos got winning over this picky young eater.

Iain 27 March 2018
from Bangkok

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A prime riverside setting boasting views of Tower Bridge and the Thames, Cantina del Ponte offers authentic Italian staples. An open wood-fired oven roars indoors, whilst a pretty outdoor terrace looks out over the water.

Inspired by cooking methods from every corner of Italy, the Cantina del Ponte menu offers a seasonal selection of dishes. Freshly rolled pasta dishes loaded with succulent fillings, tender grilled meat and fish and traditional desserts are served in abundance at Cantina del Ponte restaurant. Enjoy Tuscan pork sausage with grilled vegetables, asparagus pasta, or the celebrated signature dish, lobster linguine.

Bringing a superb range of wines to South East London, the Cantina del Ponte cellar focuses on fine Italian blends, as well as sourcing some fine international bottles.

Trendy retro décor indoors includes glossy tiling, brushed steel light fittings and old-world murals. Cantina del Ponte Bermondsey is a 10-minute walk from London Bridge Rail Station.

Cantina del Ponte

The Butlers Wharf Building, 36c Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YE

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Customer reviews for Cantina del Ponte

4.4 (((() (based on 74 reviews)
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  • dinner (58)
  • views (45)
  • lunch (39)
  • al fresco (34)
  • romantic (32)
  • value (21)
  • business (19)
  • trendy (13)
  • child friendly (12)
  • large parties (12)
  • luxury (12)
  • private dining (10)
  • entertainment (9)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • breakfast (3)
  • ((((( 27 March 2018 by Iain from Bangkok

    Friendly and helpful service team, attentive without being intrusive. Food and wine delicious, well prepared and served. My 7 year-old son even finished the cheesy pasta from the "Bambini" menu with some relish, so kudos got winning over this picky young eater.

  • ((((( 14 March 2018 by Helen from South Croydon

    It was a good choice for Mothers Day. We were offered both the a la carte and mothers day menu and allowed to choose meals from both menus. My mum had a lovely time there.The food was very nice. The portion sizes were generous and the staff were very friendly and attentive. I would definitely visit Cantina del Ponte again.

  • ((((( 19 February 2018 by Tali from HENDON

    Great Experience , specially with Antonio gave very well service , loved it

  • ((((* 21 December 2017 by Hadeel from London

    This wasn't the first time I went there. The food and the atmosphere was amazing. The only one thing is the dessert menu, it needs to include better options and more variety. The service was very good except the table we got, they combined two circular tables for us rather than rectangular although we already booked in advance. It was very hard to communicate.

  • ((((( 20 November 2017 by California from kenilworth,uk

    Excellent quality of ingredients. The location is very ideal to the city centre.

  • ((((( 9 November 2017 by Laurent from Frankfurt

    Kudos to the chef and my sincere thanks to him for sharing a few tips for my next tiramisu - theirs is excellent. Loved the burrata, it was fresh and creamy. Everyone was very friendly and prices were reasonable.

  • ((((* 11 August 2017 by Jill from Munster

    Our experience was quite good. At first, they put us at a less desirable table in spite of my having made a reservation far in advance but rectified that promptly when I requested a different table. The food was tasty, arrived in good time, and was piping hot. The view of Tower bridge was excellent. The only problem we had was not being able to get a taxi at that location to take us back to our hotel. We had to walk a fair distance to get to a tube station.

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by Lisa from London

    Excellent quality food (and I'm Italian!), very reasonable and great location.

  • ((((( 27 February 2017 by Michelle from London

    Love this restaurant, most authentic Italian we have found outside Italy. Lovely staff, very knowledgeable and an excellent range of gluten-free options available. I had a hot smoked salmon starter, others in the party had burrata with tomatoes, pasta etc. Then for mains we had a mixture of fish, saltimbocca (which was delicious), I had ravioli stuffed with beef in Barolo and truffle oil which was amazing. Great selection of desserts and I had cheese - again, lovely. Great wines both bottles and by the glass, lovely Aperol spritz and a delicious Prosecco. Loved it. We don't visit often enough but we will go back very soon!

  • ((((( 26 February 2017 by Farah from London

    The most delicious staff. The staff couldn't be more helpful or attentive.

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