Sea Containers
20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD
Latest critic review: November 07, 2014
Critics' score: 6.5 out of 10

The Mondrian Hotel on the South Bank takes over the Sea Containers building and has a riverside bar and brasserie, as well as a rooftop lounge. Seamus Mullen of New York's highly rated Tertulia is in charge of the restaurant while Ryan Chetiyawardana (AKA Mr. Lyan) is looking after the cocktail bar.

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Marina O'Loughlin Guardian
Reviewed by November 07, 2014
"And, oh, the vast, grilled pork chop (“It feeds up to three people”; oh no it doesn’t), its bone standing proud, its gently smoke-scented, lightly thyme-kissed snowy-pink flesh (a Cumbrian/old spot crossbreed) cut into thick slabs beneath a flourish of the perkiest watercress. What a thing it is." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 6.5
Guy Dimond Time Out
Reviewed on October 13, 2014
"The menu name-checks slightly too many trends and diverse dish styles, yet manages to render them well. A South American-style ceviche of marinated raw scallops was perfectly fresh-tasting, the seafood prettily arranged in a ring and delicately zipped up with olive oil, coriander and pepper." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 8
Zoe Williams Telegraph
Reviewed on October 24, 2014
"The menu seems designed principally to avoid the giving of offence – international, mindful that the clientele might be on a superfood diet, a little bland. (The lamb rump) was the only dish that seemed passionate about anything." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 6
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on October 08, 2014
"Why three stars? Well, the chicken, the clafoutis and also an icebox gingerbread sandwich cake, Canadian Brie (the manageress), handy proximity to Tate Modern and the Southbank arts complex, the charming staff..." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 6

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Address20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD
Telephone number 020 3747 1000
Telephone numberAverage price: Expensive
trainBlackfriars Thameslink
Opening timesBreakfast plus lunch & dinner daily 12pm until 12am
  • Private Hire available
  • Bar area

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