From a nautical panorama of life on and around the Thames, to a delicious scene of Cambridge’s ancient skyline, we’ve rounded up some restaurants boasting some of the best river views.
Le Pont de la Tour is as traditional a restaurant as they come. Suede waist-coated waitresses, a menu dominated by French classics. That kind of thing. And yet, unless you spend a lot of time on the continent, it still feels like something quite new – not often do you find Mediterranean-esque al fresco white table-clothed luxury on the river in the UK. But here it is, and with the best views of Tower Bridge to boot.
‘House’ is not a word to be taken lightly here. At first glance, this is a Victorian residence with idyllic surrounds of the river Cam and Midsummer Common. On closer inspection, it’s an award-winning restaurant, where one of the UK’s most respected pot bashers Daniel Clifford is the chef-patron. In spite of all that, if you’re still just coming here for the river views over the Cam, get yourself up to the first floor lounge or terrace.Continue Reading