Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark

4.3
1425 Reviews
£26 to £40
Modern European
Bread Street Kitchen - Southwark is a bustling, large, and breath-taking urban space comprising a restaurant, open kitchen and bar area - Street Lounge. Enjoy Gordon Ramsay classics and signature Bread Street Kitchen dishes from Monday to Sunday.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1425 people are saying
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JanB
London
13 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

My favourite place for lunch en route to Tate Modern. Food always good with a great selection, restaurant’s open and airy, and the service is excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding experience. We were treated like VIPs and the food was gorgeous.

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AshleyH
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience4

Took my 4 children here for a lunch the resturant was empty bar one table. We ordered no starts just mains. Waited 50 minutes. A lady arrived after us and was served and finished before us. Although we had more people thays no excuse.

I had roasted cod which was bland, nit at a standard I expect from GR. We have visited many a favour being the York and alb as well as street pizza in Camden both of which are fantastic. With service to match.

Felt this was a waste of money.

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Lawrence
London
4 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Food was alright. Yet, I was rather surprised that the waiter gave us the cutlery for main course, when we have not even finished our appetisers - not sure is this Gordon’s ‘New Normal’ trying to rush the diners?

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OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went here as I’d bought a voucher for a roast dinner and I have to say it lived up to Gordon Ramsey’s name! Went for the roast beef and asked for it medium rare and it was perfectly cooked. Have a toffee pudding and it was as nice as the roast! All in all very enjoyable!

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GillianT
London
3 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The service was great and the service team are a wonderful, attentive group of people. Warm and welcoming and helped (without us asking) to make our mate's birthday unforgettable. The food was delicious and well worth it.

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vipDavidC
London
4 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

A strange experience! Starters good but mains awful and service slow and shoddy. Mains arrived 30 mins late and in a relay of products. Burger patty was like a puck and had so much disguising mayo and cheese it made the bun fall apart in seconds. Most things were ordered were slow to arrive and one thing didn’t arrive at all. All wrapped up with a horrific bill for a very poor meal.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and great food! The manager went out of her way to make sure everything was to our liking and we’ll definitely be back, thanks again!

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Srd77
London
76 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

We've been to Bread Street Kitchen before, but unfortunately we were a bit disappointed this time. The service was friendly, but rather patchy with the food taking a very long time to arrive and then some of the table being served before others, despite the restaurant not being very busy. The food was OK, but not the quality I've experienced before, and not what I expect given the cost. I quite liked my sea bream, but my friends were disappointed with their cod, burger and duck salad.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We've had an amazing night. In order to help us decide a good wine, sommelier Christian treated as to a small wine tasting experience. I didn't particularly like my salad (drowned in lemon juice) but the main was to die for. Overall a great meal and an outstanding service.

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MichelleK
London
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely meal, great service and atmosphere. Recommend the prime rib and lobster!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience2

Great food. A bit quiet tonight so atmosphere wasn't the best

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OpenTable Diner
London
6 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was absolutely fantastic!
Great choice of good and drink, can’t wait to return.
BSK cocktail is special

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PaulS
London
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very memorable bill of great quality. Would happily go back there again with a valued client.

KM
vipKenM
London
11 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Just superb! I have been here numerous times but I have to say the food was OUTSTANDING! (The Beef Wellington was mind-blowing. So tender & tasty). The staff were exceptional !! And meeting Gordon himself (he was with a film crew) was fun. He was very cool, open and friendly. (One small negative - the loos - no hand dryers or paper towels, not the end of the world!)

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was exceptional

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was lovely. Gave wonderful recommendations. It was a nice evening

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RajB
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Nice restaurant, but the food choices for vegetarians and vegans was quite poor.. not good value for money

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George
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, will 100% be returning.

CL
vipCarolineL
London
2 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and great service

HD
vipHamishD
London
9 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Stylish Italian, where the food and service has been consistently great since the first day it opened. Always a reliable choice for a business lunch or fun social dinner.

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neet
London
17 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great food, friendly staff and good value, we will definitely go back when the restaurant opens after lockdown

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on December 12, 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you for your 5 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the moment we entered the restaurant, we were given a very warm welcome and allotted an amazing table for our date. Our waiters were exceptionally attentive and friendly as they made us feel extremely comfortable which added even more to the ambience. The food was exquisite and wine choice delectable. We will certainly be back!

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on December 12, 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you for your 5 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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vipGeoffS
London
6 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always - impeccable but friendly service, best Risotto in London according to my partner - and a well balanced and affordable wine list - perfect spot for a relaxing Saturday lunch

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on October 21, 2020

Dear GeoffS, Thank you for your 5 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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Marina10
London
7 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday meal

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on October 21, 2020

Dear Marina10, Thank you for your 5 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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GinnyH
London
11 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The staff were very friendly and professional. The food was excellent - especially the fish The set menu offers very good value too.

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on October 21, 2020

Dear GinnyH, Thank you for your 4 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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KevinO
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very good restaurant. Pleasant, prompt service and very good food. The pizza Wellington is really clever and the cod over polenta was exceptional.

A bit pricey but really not off the chart for London.

We will definitely go again.

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on October 21, 2020

Dear KevinO, Thank you for your 5 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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JeffS
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was good and food was incredible. My beef wellington was soooo tender, it cut like butter.

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on October 21, 2020

Dear JeffS, Thank you for your 5 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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Freya
London
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant service. Food is great value! I would definitely go again.

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on October 16, 2020

Dear Freya, Thank you for your 5 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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vipKenM
London
11 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely superb food ! Incredible value for money - £23 for 3 seasonal courses. Good portion sizes and so tasty ! Well done 👍

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on October 13, 2020

Dear KenM, Thank you for your 5 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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DavidS
London
7 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food and service. Well set out for social distancing. Would visutvagain

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on December 12, 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you for your 4 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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MedhaW
London
7 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Food was great. They forgot to bring the salad until the very end of the meal! with 10 pm curfew everything was a bit rushed, but otheriwse a good experience!

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Louise
London
11 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First thing: the staff take the covid restrictions very seriously ( rightly) so make sure you have you have your mask on entry. The QR for covid app is just to the right of the desk.
However, once seated, the staff are as efficient & charming as ever. Our first choice of wine was unavailable & the wine waiter readily recommended an alternative.
Food lovely & unpretentious. The uovo were soft so if you’re a fan of hard boiled eggs, think carefully.
I had hake which was lovely. My partner had lamb which was perfect. Also courgette ‘fries’.
Double espresso fine. Partner thought his filter coffee might have been marginally burnt but I can’t confirm this as he still drank it! All in all a lovely evening. Many thanks x

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on September 30, 2020

Dear Louise, Thank you for your 5 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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vipCRUAZ
London
82 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience4

The setting is lovely and super spacious so perfect for social distancing. The food was good - nothing incredible but good.

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on September 22, 2020

Dear CRUAZ, Thank you for your 4 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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OpenTable Diner
Perthshire
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Very little atmosphere food uninteresting and cold wouldn’t return or recommend

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on September 17, 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are really sorry to hear that your experience at Union Street Cafe wasn't totally satisfactory. We take in serious consideration every feedback and we will discuss with all the team members. Kindest regards, USC team

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
17 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

There weren't enough staff on the night. Also, the food was slightly on the salty side. Otherwise, it was fine.

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on September 5, 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you for your 4 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. We take in serious consideration every feedback and we will discuss with all the team members. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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Becc
London
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience5

Great setting and ambience, food was good but although the serving staff were lovely, it was slow and some orders were forgotten.

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on September 5, 2020

Dear Becc, Thank you for your feedback. We are really sorry to hear that your experience at Union Street Cafe wasn't totally satisfactory. We take in serious consideration every feedback and we will discuss with all the team members. Kindest regards, USC team

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vipAndrewM
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience4

I have been here half a dozen times over the years as always liked the room, the staff and the location combined with decent cooking. However, just been post lockdown and have to say the food had taken a real dive. Basic Italian staples had been given eccentric and unnecessary twists that didn't work plus the general execution of the dishes was below par.

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on September 5, 2020

Dear Andrew, Thank you for your feedback. We are really sorry to hear that your experience at Union Street Cafe wasn't totally satisfactory. We take in serious consideration every feedback and we will discuss with all the team members. Kindest regards, USC team

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

We made a last minute booking and arrived 15 minutes later. They were well prepared and a table was ready for us. The restaurant seemed to be understaffed and the staff who were there seemed to be running around a lot, probably could have done with another member of staff. However they were all very friendly. We ordered a bottle of wine with our meal which we had to ask for twice; once again the staff member who served us looked a bit flustered but apologised and went to get it straight away and was very pleasant. We weren’t sure whether we wanted dessert when a staff member asked but although we decided we would get some we then couldn’t flag down a waiter to order it, so then decided not to. Altogether a pleasant experience and nice food, slightly marred by the apparent understaffing. But to reiterate, the staff who were there were lovely and made it an enjoyable evening.

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VeronikaG
London
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

It was a lovely evening. Stuff were very nice and we could see they were busy. So the waiting time was extend, which is fine. The whole dinning experience was lack of some vibes and energy. It’s a new hard time and reality for food industry. I definitely recommend it but l won’t be back.

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark
Responded on September 2, 2020

Dear Veronika, Thank you for your 4 star rating! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our time at Union Street Cafe. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! A presto! USC Team

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FAQs

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark does offer delivery in partnership with Supper London.

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark is rated 4.3 stars by 1425 OpenTable diners.

Bread Street Kitchen — Southwark does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.gordonramsayrestaurants.com/union-street-cafe/gifts-and-experiences/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.