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Terrace - South Bank & Waterloo

Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PX

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

Lovely setting, charming staff, delicious food. Lovely place altogether

Tim 11 July 2019
from London

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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

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Customer reviews for Terrace - South Bank & Waterloo

4.1 ((((* (based on 119 reviews)
88% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (79)
  • views (35)
  • lunch (26)
  • al fresco (24)
  • trendy (19)
  • value (17)
  • private dining (9)
  • business (8)
  • large parties (7)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • entertainment (4)
  • child friendly (3)
  • romantic (3)
  • breakfast (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • (((** 13 August 2019 by Nick from London

    Interesting menu but many items poorly cooked. Ravioli too tough to chew on, greens and gizzards both over cooked, supposed crepe butter with no discernible mushroom taste. Zucchini fritters were pleasant.

  • ((((* 29 July 2019 by Pauline from Greenwich

    Lovey sitting on the terrace in the early evening. Good service, with nothing too much trouble.
    Enjoyed the food. We took advice on how much to order. All dishes good taste and fun to look at. Presentation interesting. Overall a satisfying experience.

  • ((((( 11 July 2019 by Trish from Shrewsbury

    Delicious food, excellent service, so lovely to sit outside on the terrace and look out across the river.

  • ((((( 11 July 2019 by Tim from London

    Lovely setting, charming staff, delicious food. Lovely place altogether

  • ((((* 7 July 2019 by Nick from St Albans


  • ((((( 7 July 2019 by Bernadette from Windsor

    It was fab great food and staff.
    They don't rush guests and the sunrise to die for!

  • ((((* 10 June 2019 by Peter from Chard

    Excellent. Windy but you may not be able to control that!

  • ((((( 31 May 2019 by Va from London

    V good service and food

  • ((((* 30 May 2019 by Sue from London

    I haven’t been for quite a while and as always the service was very good but I did miss some of my favourite dishes There used to be
    Dish with tiny lamb chops and a delicious chicory and walnut salad and gnocchi so I do not think the changes in the menus were good. I will always come gain though as it is just what’s needed before the show and Zhou replied good about gaetting us there on time.

  • (**** 24 May 2019 by Paula from London

    Overpriced and the food absolutely did not live up to the price tag
    Poor service

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