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Terrace - South Bank & Waterloo

Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PX +44 2035512368

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

We had a great experience. We were short on time but there were able to pace our meal so that we would make our show in time enough. The food was delicious, especially the pork belly. I can't wait to return!

Grace 24 October 2017
from Glendale

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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 81 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (56)
  • views (24)
  • lunch (18)
  • al fresco (17)
  • trendy (13)
  • value (13)
  • business (7)
  • large parties (6)
  • private dining (6)
  • entertainment (4)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • child friendly (3)
  • romantic (3)
  • breakfast (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((((* 15 January 2018 by Barbara Boylan from Taunton

    Lovely tapas food - prawns were a stand out! Great to be on site before going to see ‘Amadeus’; made it relaxing and not our usual mad rush to get there on time.

  • ((((* 1 January 2018 by Alexandra from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Very welcoming staff, delicious food

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

    Food good. For a group of 9 diners the service was erratic: one person waiting a long time before any of her food appeared while others had already had 2 dishes.

  • ((((* 21 December 2017 by Robert Shooman from London

    For anyone seeing a show at The National Theatre I would thoroughly recommend the Terrace restaurant .
    From the moment we entered they were most helpful , giving us the table we wanted , asking what show we were hear to see allowing us to concentrate on the meal instead of looking at our watches for time , the service was excellent , attentive , informative , and extremely courteous .
    I can only describe the meal as tapas styled but with slightly larger portions , interesting variety of food , presented and served well .
    We tried various dishes from all over the menu and were not disappointed with anything .
    If I was to be critical about anything , the menu could be a little larger BUT saying this there was a good choice .

  • ((((* 1 November 2017 by Candice from London

    Very nice tapas. Great option for pre-theatre meal.

  • ((((( 24 October 2017 by Grace from Glendale

    We had a great experience. We were short on time but there were able to pace our meal so that we would make our show in time enough. The food was delicious, especially the pork belly. I can't wait to return!

  • ((((* 11 October 2017 by Sally from London

    The greeting was friendly, the service was swift and efficient and the food was delicious. We were dining here before a concert at the Festival Hall so it was very convenient. The menu recommends three small dishes each but we found that two was plenty for a light dinner (though there were plenty more that I'd like to have tried).

  • (((** 30 August 2017 by Barbara Froomberg from London

    Extremely slow service . Coffee order lost by

  • ((((( 17 August 2017 by Va Harvey from Terrace Restaurant South Bank

    All was. good thnx

  • (**** 17 July 2017 by Nisha Parti from London

    Really disappointed with the food. The setting is lovely and we sat outside but the food was cold and underwhelming

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