Tower Bridge has stood over the River Thames since 1894 and remains one of London’s most iconic and architecturally impressive landmarks. Visitors can enjoy panoramic views from its walkways and glass floor, take a tour of the Victorian engine rooms, and witness the magic of a bridge lift. When you’ve seen enough, you can refuel at one of these excellent nearby restaurants – many of which offer views of the bridge from their riverside terraces.
Sargeant’s Mess – A relaxed spot with a riverside terrace and British menu overseen by celeb chef Mark Sargeant.
Bravas Tapas – Stroll to St Katharine Docks for modern Basque small plates and cocktails overlooking the marina.
Emilia’s Crafted Pasta – While the freshly made pasta is the star here, don’t overlook the antipasti and Italian desserts.
Butlers Wharf Chop House – Carnivores will love their steaks and chops, but be sure to save room for their retro puds.
Le Pont de la Tour – Fine wine, elegant French dishes, and stunning views of Tower Bridge – what’s not to love?
Restaurant Story – Splash out on the showstopping tasting menus at Tom Sellers’ award-winning restaurant.
Cantina del Ponte – Enjoy authentic Italian dishes (and an Aperol spritz or two) at this buzzy Thameside trattoria.
The Coal Shed – Chargrilled steaks and seafood, plus seasonal sharing plates and epic Sunday sharing roasts.
The Ivy Tower Bridge – This stylish brasserie is open all day, serving British classics, brunch, cocktails, and afternoon tea.
Coppa Club – The Insta-flamous igloos have been transformed into ‘paradise pods’ – perfect for dates and lazy lunches.
There are lots more options nearby, from familiar favourites like Gaucho and Blueprint Café to fine dining destinations like Mei Ume, Baluchi and La Dame du Pic. On the weekends, you can stroll to Maltby Street to snack on street food from the market or try local favourites like 40 Maltby Street, Bar Tozino, and St. John.
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