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Best Restaurants In Southwark Quarter London SE1

Discover the best restaurants in Southwark Quarter, London SE1. Located just a short walk from London Bridge or Borough Station, this area is a hidden gem for food lovers. Whether you’re looking for a delightful Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch or Dinner, Southwark Quarter has it all. Offering an alfresco and traffic-free dining atmosphere near Southwark Bridge Road, it’s the place to be this summer.

where the pancakes are southwark quarter

Here are five restaurants in the Southwark Quarter that I’ve tried:

1. Audrey’s is best for Breakfast or Sunday Lunch
2. Where The Pancakes Are is best for Weekend Brunch
3. Bar Douro is best for Friday and Weekend Lunch
4. Lupins are best for sharing Small Plates for Dinner
5. In Horto is best for Wood Fired Food for Dinner

Five Restaurants To Seek Out In Southwark Quarter

audreys southwark quarter vegan breakfast

I’ll start with Audrey’s, a delightful restaurant perfect for Breakfast or Sunday Lunch. Their menu features all your favourites, including Shakshuka, Avocado on Toast, and a delicious Full English Breakfast with both Meaty and Veggie alternatives. I highly recommend trying their Vegan Stack, a visually stunning dish packed with flavour. It combines  Potato Rosti, Spinach, Sugar Snap, Samphire, Flat Mushroom, Tomato and Avocado. Audrey’s offers indoor and outdoor seating options, ensuring a comfortable dining experience. Their address is 1A Flat Iron Square, London SE1 0AB. Read my Audrey’s Restaurant Review.

where the pancakes are southwark quarter

If you’re a fan of Pancakes, Where The Pancakes Are is an absolute must-visit spot for Weekend Brunch. With an extensive selection of Sweet and Savoury Pancakes and Dutch Babies, choosing one can be a delightful challenge. I suggest trying the Hummingbird Pancake, a heavenly combination of Cinnamon Poached Pineapple, House Cream, Pomegranate, Flaked Coconut, Lime Syrup and Zest atop two fluffy Pancakes. The friendly service and cosy atmosphere make it the perfect place to meet up with friends. Where The Pancakes Are at Arch 35a, 85a Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ. Check out my Where The Pancakes Are Review.

bar douro portuguese restaurant southwark quarter

For a delectable Portuguese dining experience, head to Bar Douro, particularly for Friday and Weekend Lunches. This restaurant is a haven for lovers of Portuguese Cuisine and Wine. Their menu offers a range of options, including delectable Salt Cod Fritters, Garlic Prawns, and juicy Onglet Steak. Leave room for their delicious Cheeses and one of their famous Pastel de Natas. Don’t forget to explore their Portuguese Wines, Spirits and Liqueurs. Bar Douro is an excellent choice for client Lunches or a weekend visit with your loved one. Their address is 35B Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ. Read my Bar Douro Review to learn more.

lupins restaurant southwark quarter small plates

Lupins is the place to be if you’re looking for a delightful evening of sharing Small Plates. This charming restaurant exudes a casual yet romantic ambience, making it perfect for a date night or a catch-up with friends. Lupins offers an ever-changing menu inspired by seasonal ingredients, featuring dishes like White Bean Crostini with Anchovy Salsa, Montgomery Cheddar Fritters (my favourite), and Monkfish with Peas and Pancetta. Be sure to end your meal with their delectable Lemon Posset and Blush Orange Dessert, or indulge in a selection of Neal’s Yard Cheeses. Lupins is located at 66 Union Street, London SE1 1TD. Check out my Lupins Restaurant Review for more information.

in horto restaurant southwark quarter

For a unique evening dining experience set in a rustic garden atmosphere, In Horto is the place to go. This restaurant specialises in Wood-Fired Cuisine and offers hearty dishes like Whole Baked Cauliflower with Four Cheese and Potatoes or Parmigiana, which I can vouch for. You won’t want to miss their delicious Wood-Fired specialities like the Cod Fillet, Onglet Steak, Slow Braised Lamb, or Chicken. Horto’s sharing concept makes it a fantastic choice for a gathering with friends after work or at the weekend. You can find In Horto at 53b Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU. Read my In Horto Restaurant Review for further details.

Helpful Information About Southwark Quarter

southwark quarter map

Southwark Quarter is a collection of restaurants and bars in Southwark. Southwark Bridge Road, Southwark Street, Union Street and Omeara Street surround it. The Low Line is a collection of Victorian railway arches that runs through the middle. Borough and London Bridge Stations are the closest.

flat iron square southwark quarter

You’ll also find other businesses within the area. At Flat Iron Square, some street food vendors serve Pizza, Burgers and Arepas. With an on-site Brewery, it’s the place to go for a night of drinking with your friends.

southwark quarter area

You’ll find Carrubo, a bar next to In Horto with a holiday vibe., The Tap and Bottle is a Wine Bar for more intimate occasions.

omeara venue southwark quarter

To make a night of it, head for Omeara, the music venue, to see emerging talent or a play at Menier Chocolate Factory.

in horto restaurant in southwark quarter

I hope you enjoy your visit! It’s a great place to explore with inside and outside seating. You’ll find something to do here whether you want to eat, drink or be entertained.

Author: Homegirl London. Photographs: Homegirl London. I only write about restaurants where I had a good experience. I recommend you do further research as restaurant standards fluctuate, as do opinions. Please check if the restaurant is still in business and the opening times before you go. If you discover this restaurant has closed, contact me to remove it from my blog.