Lists: Best of London's riverside restaurants, pubs and bars

The Rose
A traditional Victorian Public House with the views overlooking the Houses of Parliament and The River Thames. The British inspired menu includes Australian grain fed 8oz […]
Cheyne Walk Brasserie
A chic brasserie and Salon in an old Victorian pub building near the Albert Bridge. The ground floor Belle Epoque dining room has an open grill […]
The Mayflower
The Mayflower was founded in 1621 and said to be the oldest pub on the River Thames. The classic ground floor bar opens out through French […]
The Waterside
A contemporary bar and dining room on the Imperial Wharf riverbank which features two heated terraces overlooking the Thames. The menu offers appetizers, salads, sharing boards […]
Founders Arms
The Founders Arms is a large glass-fronted pub next to the Tate Modern Gallery with a large patio overlooking the Thames, St Paul’s & the City. […]
The Fish Place
A fish and seafood restaurant located on the riverside in Battersea’s Bridges Wharf Development. Dorset Crab, Cornish Lobster, River Dart Mussels and Wild Sea Bass are […]
The Ship
The Ship is a riverside pub and restaurant with a private garden that was founded as the Thameside Waterman’s Inn 1786. Typical dishes from the seasonal […]
The Boathouse
The Boathouse bar in Putney Wharf is spread across three floors and includes a separate restaurant & balcony overlooking the Thames. The lunch menu is served […]
The Crabtree
A newly refurbished Victorian pub and restaurant with a large beer garden on the river near Hammersmith and Fulham. The main menu of classic British pub […]
The Riverside
A stylish bar & restaurant within the St George Wharf complex that features a large outdoor terrace and views up and down the Thames. The bar […]
The Grapes
A traditional Victorian long bar with a small terrace perched over the Thames and a stylish first floor dining room with white linen, crystal glasses and […]
The Gun
A riverside gastropub which dates back to the 18th century and was frequented by Lord Nelson. The main menu offers dishes such as Soft herb and […]
The Narrow
The Narrow is a Gordon Ramsay gastropub located by the Thames in an old Dock Master’s house which is now a Grade II listed building. Typical […]
The Oyster Shed
A modern riverside pub from Geronimo Inns that serves a range of seafood and traditional British dishes accompanied by an extensive Champagne list, beers, whiskeys, wines […]
Camino Puerto del Canario
A Spanish tapas bar and restaurant with a spacious terrace overlooking the Thames. The menu includes dishes from across the regions of Spain and seasonal specials […]
The River Cafe
A stylish and critically acclaimed riverside Italian restaurant founded by Ruth Rogers & Rose Gray in 1987. The interior was designed by the architect Richard Rogers […]
Smith’s Brasserie (Wapping)
A riverside restaurant that offers an extensive line of sea food from Scottish King Scallops Meuniere to Norwegian Halibut Steak as well as dishes like Aberdeenshire […]
OXO Tower Restaurant, Brasserie and Bar
A fine dining restaurant with an intimate atmosphere, views across the Thames and a menu of modern & seasonal British dishes. The state-of-the art Brasserie, with […]
Blueprint Cafe
A modern British restaurant located above the Design Museum that provides panoramic views of Tower Bridge and the City beyond. Typical dishes from the menu include […]
Swan at the Globe
A contemporary bar & brasserie with views over the Thames towards St Paul’s. Typical dishes on the brasserie menu include Grilled Calves Liver with creamed potatoes […]
Skylon
Skylon has a panoramaic view of London’s skyline with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Thames. The restaurant menu offers signature dishes such as Confit organic […]
High Timber
A restaurant and wine cellar with tables on the banks of the Thames and a European menu which focuses on grilled steaks and British meats. Open […]
Royal China (Canary Wharf)
A modern Chinese restaurant located opposite the Canary Wharf pier and featuring a large terraced seating area with tree cover overlooking the Thames. The glass walled […]
Northbank Restaurant & Bar
Tucked under the Millennium Bridge with outstanding Thameside views NORTHBANK is a friendly, stylish Modern British restaurant & bar created by owner Christian Butler (ex-Adam Street, […]
Butlers Wharf Chop House
Butlers Wharf Chop House serves up traditional British food including favourites such as Fish and Chips, Roast Beef and Steak and Kidney Pudding and the menu […]
Le Pont de la Tour
Le Pont de la Tour offers modern French cuisine within elegant surroundings and direct views of the Thames and Tower Bridge. The Bar and Grill specialises […]