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(936 Reviews)
The Floral Hall Borough Market Stoney Street, London, London, SE1 1TL
British, Afternoon Tea
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Main course: £20
Food spend: £50

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 22:30
Saturday: 08:30 - 22:45
Sunday: 11:30 - 18:30.

Restaurant description

Offering views down onto the gourmet retreat of Borough Market, Roast showcases classic dishes made using the finest seasonal and quintessentially British ingredients.

Having risen through the ranks at some of London’s most-loved neighbourhood restaurants, executive chef Paul Shearing brings a penchant for sustainably sourced food and a passion for seafood to the Roast menu. A restaurant for all occasions, an incredible array of wines is served alongside the acclaimed menu which promotes the best of British produce.

Light and airy, the classic dining room at Roast Borough is a calm sanctuary away from the buzz of the lively food market below. Diners can witness the exuberant market scenes through the magnificent arched windows across 3 brightly lit sides of Roast restaurant.

Found at Britain's oldest food market, Roast London is renowned for quintessentially English cuisine with an imaginative edge. London Bridge Tube Station is a 4-minute walk away.

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

Customer reviews for Roast
(based on 936 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (54)
  • al fresco (11)
  • breakfast (148)
  • business (329)
  • child friendly (81)
  • dinner (548)
  • entertainment (125)
  • large parties (193)
  • lunch (507)
  • luxury (185)
  • private dining (78)
  • romantic (238)
  • trendy (239)
  • value (112)
  • views (308)
  • By John S from WALLINGTON
    2 February 2019

    Everything was ok, we arrived at 6.45 for our booking (2 hour slot?) I think we left around 11ish so we might have overstayed a tad. Food was good as usual, my Haddock /cheese starter was maybe a tad on the bland side but OK,overall no real complaints on the food side. Wine ?????? what is it about up scale restaurants that they seem to pride themselves in charging telephone numbers for wine, not just top,top type of wine but ANY type of wine. I don't understand it, we enjoy a glass or 2 of wine with our meal but when you are struggling to find anything under £30 per bottle (+ whatever service charge they are adding) it really takes the edge off of the evening. Langhan's, & Ivy Brasserie chain charge low £20's for their house wine & it is very drinkable, so it CAN be done. However we had a very enjoyable evening, staff were good & service good & we will go again.

  • By Brendan S from Hastings
    20 January 2019

    Excellent venue, willing to accommodate our early arrival

  • By Simone L from London
    9 January 2019

    Absolutely excellent food & service . The table was located on the upper level by the window in the corner perfect for business lunch .

  • By Dave S from London
    15 December 2018

    Has a good location overlooking the stalls in the market, also handy for the Southbank on the Thames.Service from waiters was a bit slow, food was ok but could have been hotter. Pot of tea was very good.

  • By Colin B from Aberdeen
    8 December 2018

    Excellent service and food but not sure why it features in “restaurants with a view” on time out etc At night there is no market and any half the tables have no view Whatever it’s a nice restaurant

  • By Shauna C from London
    2 November 2018

    Thanks for fulfilling my request for a romantic table. Sevice was a bit disconnected... ordered steaks but weren’t offered sauces. We had to wait and flag down someone who could help. I ordered a courgette salad and received a green salad that wasn’t even was just watery/wet. Nice atmosphere and front of house though. We had a simple steak dinner but....unmindful floor staff.

  • By Elaine E from London
    18 October 2018

    We had a really good meal and all our meals were very tasty with lovely presentation. Thought the restaurant decor was lovely and overlooking Borough market. All the waiters were friendly and attentive. When we were admiring the huge window, one overhead us and came over and explained the background. Will definitely go back again. Did get quite noisy as there were a couple of big tables but not a problem.

  • By Nemesha B from London
    17 October 2018

    Food and service was great - very hospitable to our requests.

  • By Margaret F from london
    4 October 2018

    both my daughter and I really enjoyed our first visit to roast the service was excellent as was the food,had a lovely seat beside the window with lovely view of the market

  • By Shirley R from London
    28 September 2018

    Another great meal at Roast.

Restaurant Location Map
The Floral Hall Borough Market Stoney Street, London, London, SE1 1TL

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