Voted Best Terrace in London, The Summerhouse boasts stunning summer views of the Grand Union Canal. Complete with a comfy lounge and sleek glass front, this contemporary British restaurant ensures a picturesque winter retreat too.
Diverse and tasty, The Summerhouse menu features treats like beetroot risotto with goat’s cheese, as well as gnocchi with cep’s, pecorino, & rosemary cream. Other favourites include the succulent chargrilled rump steak, the pan-fried duck breast, and the herb crusted fillet of baked halibut. On the indulgent dessert menu, diners can choose from an array of dishes like winter berry crème brulee and honeycomb cheesecake.
A unique beach house-style setting, Summerhouse in London enjoys high ceilings and a flood of natural light throughout the year. On the canal side terrace, diners at Summerhouse in Warwick Avenue can soak up the tranquil leafy surroundings.
In London’s Little Venice, The Summer House restaurant in Maida Vale is a 4-minute walk from Warwick Avenue Tube Station.
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16 July 2019
An utterly delightful experience from start to finish! I emailed to say we are vegetarian, but needn't have worried - plentiful choice for veggies. We knew the restaurant was by the canal, but did not realise how spacious and inviting the space would be. The staff are uniformly charming and helpful, the food simply divine (a chef who truly understands vegetables and makes innovative and tasty dishes) and a very good wine list. The food is very reasonable, especially for the quality, the wine is a little pricey. We shall definitely be returning, as there is much more we wanted to try. The one negative note was nothing to do with the restaurant, namely a very loud and boring Australian at the next table - but one can find those anywhere, whereas one does not always have such a delightful evening out at a charming restaurant.
27 May 2019
It's a very nice location overlooking the Paddington Arm canal. We booked well in advance (3 weeks) and requested a window table and indeed we got the last one which was a good indication of attention to detail. In warm weather the open windows and hedgerow sills give the restaurant a particularly nice ambience. It was somewhat cold and windy on our evening so it did feel a little uncomfortable at times, even with the plastic window rolled down. The food was very nice and the portions adequate; overall it was very good value for London. The service was less attentive; the welcome was good but our waiter was somewhat surly and kept coughing behind me (maybe it was a bad evening for him) and it took ages to get our bill. But on balance, we'd recommend it.
18 May 2019
Beautiful setting. Amazing food. Attentive staff
11 May 2019
Excellent venue. Delicious fish of the day
28 April 2019
Fabulous dinner with friends , excellent food ,great wine selection , amazing friendly efficient service and lovely dining space
24 April 2019
Very ordinary food..not much choice, unimaginative, overpriced. Paying for being on the canal
26 February 2019
The setting in warm weather alongside the canal is great. Food is good, service a bit lacklustre which is a shame.
22 February 2019
Beautiful location, amazing food and lovely atmosphere.
15 December 2018
From the ease of online booking, to the telephone confirmation on the day, the ambience and warmth of the restaurant and the great staff, and the food - everything was fantastic and enjoyed by our party of 4. Thank you we will hopefully be back again ??
18 November 2018
Friendly service, well balanced and prepared menue . Time of service is very commendable.
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