First opened in 1828, St Katharine Docks was once one of the UK’s busiest ports. Now, the picturesque marina is home to luxury yachts and barges as well as apartments, offices, shops and restaurants. After a waterside stroll or visit to nearby Tower Bridge, here are ten of the best places to eat and drink.
Bravas Tapas – On warm days, you can dine al fresco at this modern restaurant serving Basque small plates.
Emilia’s Crafted Pasta – Ideal for date night or a leisurely lunch, Emilia’s freshly made pasta always hits the spot.
Ping Pong – Handmade dim sum, bao buns, and fruity cocktails. A must visit for any dumpling lover.
Kilikya’s Turkish Cuisine – An authentic taste of Turkey – meze platters, grilled meats, seafood and more.
The Dickens Inn – Pub and dining rooms housed in an 18th-century warehouse with balconies overlooking the marina.
White Mulberries – This cosy café serves the best coffee in the area, plus pastries, cakes, and hearty breakfasts.
Vicinity – Round up some friends for cocktails, bar bites and sharing platters, plus impressive views of Tower Bridge.
Zizzi – Enjoy affordable pizzas and pastas at this Italian restaurant with terrace tables right on the water’s edge.
World Food Market – You can try street food from around the world on Marble Quay every Friday from 11am-3pm.
The Natural Kitchen – An all-day spot that serves healthy, flavour-packed dishes, plus plenty of veggie options.