Caught up between the hustle and bustle of London Bridge and the cultural hub of the Tate Modern and the South Bank, Southwark is a hugely appealing area for shoppers, tourists and workers alike. There are plenty of Southwark restaurants available for the tourist on their way to the Tate or the Southwark office employee looking to fill a hole at lunchtime, so take your pick from our selection of the best Southwark restaurants and discover a few hidden gems along the way.
Don't forget to check out our recommended list of Southwark bars
61 Royal Mint Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 8LG
(020) 3879 9249
Simmons is a stylish bar that has a quirky interior and offers an impressive choice of drinks including cocktails served in tea cups.
- Decked out with vintage tiles and lampshades.
- Mouthwatering variety of cocktails and various drinks.
- 80's hip-hop vibe throughout.
- Prominent happy hour deals between 4PM-9PM.
- Vintage throwback with playable SEGA Megadrive.
More Southwark Restaurants
Baltic Restaurant and Bar is a sleek modernist venue with cosy alcoves and muted colour banquettes. The exposed wooden beams and high vaulted roof of glass gives the restaurant a light and airy atmosphere. The menu specialises in Eastern European cuisine.
74 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, SE1 8HA
(020) 7928 1111
Eat in or take away at City Tandoori Restaurant on Southwark Street and choose from a variety of popular and authentic Indian dishes.
1b Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RQ
(020) 7403 4392
Ideally located close to Borough Market which draws foodies from across London. Nigella Lawson has waxed lyrical about the cakes you can buy at Konditor and Cook in Southwark.
10 Stoney Street, Borough, London, SE1 9AD
(020) 7407 5100
Located on Blackfriars Road, The Laughing Gravy is a relaxed venue that offers Modern British cuisine served within stylish surroundings.
154 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, SE1 8EN
(020) 7998 1707
Located inside the Mercure London City Bankside Hotel on Southwark Street, the Loft serves a variety of exquisite cuisine on its seasonal menu.
Mercure London City Bankside Hotel, 71-79 Southwark Street, Southwark, London, SE1 0JA
(020) 7902 0800
The Refinery Bankside is a spacious bar and restaurant located a stone's throw from the Tate Modern in the iconic Blue Fin Building. The Refinery serve an all day food menu with an emphasis on organic British ingredients, together with an extensive list of premium spirits, wines from around the globe, beers and cocktails.
110 Southwark Street, Southwark, London, SE1 0TF
0845 468 0186
3 Robinson Road, Southwark, London, SE1 8BU
(020) 3904 6760
SAMA Bankside is an all day casual dining restaurant, cocktail bar, events space and arts venue located in Southwark. SAMA host renowned DJs every Friday and Saturday night.
Located on Southwark Street, The Table offers award winning self service food, carefully sourced and deliciously prepared. Check out our review for more details.
83 Southwark Street, Southwark, London, SE1 0HX
(020) 7401 2760
Tortilla restaurant brings a taste of Mexico to London with a menu of Mexican/Californian fusion cuisine. They offer a range of burritos, fajitas, tacos and salads all of which are freshly prepared on the premises.
Unit 11A, 106 Southwark Street, Southwark, London, SE1 0TA
(020) 7620 0285