Waterfront London

3.7
34 reviews
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The Waterfront Bar and Brasserie is located on the River Thames, in Vauxhall. We have created an urban space with tranquillity offering you a table on the river bank inside or outside or for a drink or cocktail at our vibrant bar.

We offer the finest Japanese cuisine - Sushi, Tempura and Sahshmi. Our from our live grill, we can offer you Steaks, Burgers and Sea Food platters.

Located in the heart of London, with great views of the river, London Eye, Big Ben and Batter sea Power Station. Find us in the exclusive and peaceful St. George Estate, with underground parking and a 2 minute walk from Vauxhall Station.

We have capacity for 100 covers inside and a over 100 outside on the terrace, on so we are more than cable for hosting corporate functions, private dining and wedding receptions.
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1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely friendly staff, beautiful location and tasty good food.

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AM
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 2

The service was absolutely terrible om Saturday evening, first of all they were trying to rush us to take an order and then once that was taken they never came back to the table, never came to ask if we wanted more drinks, took forever to bring th bill and when they eventually did the waitress dissapeared for another 15 mins before bringing the card reader. Ot was not even busy! To top it all off we wanted to smoke shisha ouside but because the service too so long we didn't have enough time as it closed at 10.30!!! I've been here before and definitely won't be returning after the terrible and slow service we received! As I said before it wasn't even busy so there was no excuse!!!

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MR
London
10 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service as always. The restaurant has a great atmosphere and all the staff are really friendly.

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D
London
4 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

Great food. Nice location and restaurant. Slightly noisy for a business lunch. Very slow service

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J
London
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

Poor Experience - Were stood for quite some time without anyone seating us. Food was very poorly done, two of us ordered the 'Surf and Turf' which consisted of a poor lobster and an incredibly bland steak. We weren't even asked how we would've liked out steak cooked.

Would not recommend to anyone.

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E
Orlando
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exellent steak , great restaurant with nice location at the Thames :)

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AM
London
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

The experience was okay but we were chucked out at like 11pm on a Saturday night which definitely was not expected.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing customer service with amazing food

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NE
London
2 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

Views amazing
Food very nice
Unfortunately our service wasn't very good but it needs to be said that we had a new starter and she forgot certain drinks and dishes. It's understandable that we all start somewhere.

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MM
London
2 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

The view is great, that would be the main reason to go. Food is ok for the value. Service needs improvement.

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BM
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Lovely location on the, yes, waterfront. The food and service were good, but music was too loud for me. Still, I would come back.

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TT
London
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful restaurant with perfect food and service. It was outstanding and we loved it to experience it.

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CB
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

We had 2 drinks each a steak and a haloumi burger. Chips were included but had to order a salad to share as no garnish. We had a garlic bread to share and the bill was £100. The waiter was great but for the small steak and a burger it was hugely overpriced and wouldn’t go again. The music was VERY loud as well which isn’t great when having dinner as you can’t hear each other

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MB
London
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 4

I had an absolutely lovely experience at Waterfront. The Manager was great, he corrected all mistakes, which were minors. Overall lovely restaurant, good service and great view. Would definitely return as well as recommend.

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HB
London
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Enjoyed our first time there the waitress was very helpful and efficient. Will be back .......Having a children menu would be helpful as there isn't much choose for children

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Worst New Years and an awful experience. Took more than half an hour to get a menu. We paid a deposit for a dinner and no one even served us the whole night. Complete waste of time, and won’t be going back.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 3

Overall, it was poor. Customers complaining left right and centre. Customers waiting on their orders for over an hour. Food not arriving till a dissatisfied amount of time. However the scenery and environment was fabulous. Would much rather prefer staff to be honest with what is happening in the lounge than be telling me and other customers “yes it’s coming”.
Having spoken to the manager prior to arrival and paid a deposit for my reservation, I would’ve expected brilliant service but I’m not impressed.

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HA
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

As a group of 6 we did not have a good level of table service when we had a 5pm late lunch / early dinner. We suspected that it was probably due to the inexperienced waiting staff member we had.

When we pointed out the matter to the manager on duty, he was excellent at his approach in dealing with the matter, he supported his staff whilst acknowledgeing there was an issue, a great skill to have in the service industry, dealing well with customer expectation well as leaving an overall positive impression.

I would recommend the place, as this may have been an isolated issue, as other staff were more attuned to customer standards of table service.

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RM
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service, food is delicious and good shisha.

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L
London
2 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 3

Good food - very odd drinks pricing (2 half pints are cheaper than a pint!) Service is sweet but inexperienced - responses of "I don't know" rather than "I'll find out". More than one piece of crockery/glassware met it's maker whilst we were there and it was pretty dead for a Saturday night. Could not fault the food though. My tip - take your own atmosphere and book for a large group!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Highly recommend eating here. Flawless service! Amazing food. Great value for money.

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VD
London
44 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Nice place on looking over the river. Variety of different food options. Nice ambiance & service good.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Good fun. Cocktails were good. Confusing starter options (pan-Asian vs continental). No dessert menu. But otherwise nice staff and good wine menu. Thanks.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

It took us a while to be seated despite a booking and the service was friendly but a bit slow. The food was good, would consider trying it again

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P
London
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 1

Disastrous service, would not recommended for a group at all as they simply cant cope

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RT
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Great location and friendly staff. The staff seemed a bit overwhelmed by the number of people. It was the World Cup Final and I think there was a big group inside. Outside there weren't that many people but it was difficult to get the attention of staff.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

Das Fleisch im Burger hat alt geschmeckt. Wir hatten einen „geschlossenen“ Tisch und hatten keine Möglichkeit unsere Beine unter den Tisch zu tun und mussten sie während des ganzen Abends seitlich lassen

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SM
London
89 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

I hadn't taken into account Waterfront is a Shisha Lounge and we were therefore surrounded by the smell of Shisha and cigarettes. It is a wonderful setting and we still enjoyed it as the company was wonderful, but the food was really average, the wine quite expensive for the offering and at one point a waitress virtually through a G&T at the table. Not sure I'll be returning to this particular waterfront setting again, when there are so many other choices in the strip.

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B
London
79 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Nice restaurant with a casual bar outside and nicely finished interior. Food was good and the service was friendly and quick.

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Anchorage
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We had a nice evening at the waterfront. The food was delicious and the staff was engaging. If I could have changed anything it would have been the volume of the music in the restaurant. Might have been tied to the outdoor area that was drawing a younger crowd. Would recommend this for a nice dinner with plenty of options for every taste. We will be back

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S
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

We chose to have a few drinks here and then leave, we decided it wasnt worth paying for dinner due to the awful service. The cocktails were syrupy and the service unprofessional.

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SG
London
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

They had no information regarding our ‘confirmed‘ Open Table booking. Looked ok, but thats where it ended. Drinks were horrendously over-priced, and to add insult to injury the cocktails were badly made and the wine list is rubbish. Waitress didn’t know how to use a corkscrew. Food was under-cooked, then over-cooked, having been sent back twice. Not exactly what I expected for a £30 steak. Sauces tasted like they came straight from a packet. All in all, probably why the restaurant was empty except for one other table... at least they waived the optional service charge.

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Z
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Table was reserved for 5 but we turned up as a party of 8. They happily accommodated us and rearranged our seating.
Only 2 waiters for three large groups hence the reason for a 3 star - value! Otherwise fantastic time out.
Thank you.

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J
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is an excellent restaurant with a great atmosphere, excellent service, superb food and we finished off with some cocktails on the terrace. Loved the bar !

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