South Bank, London Bridge, Bermondsey

Sea Containers

Sea Containers

| South Bank, London Bridge, Bermondsey

This south bank hotel is in the iconic Sea Containers building and has a riverside bar and brasserie, a rooftop lounge and Lyaness bar too. Expect a Mediterranean vibe to the menu.

Restaurant details

20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD
Nearest tube: 
Telephone number: 020 3747 1000
More info: 
  • Private Hire available
  • Bar area


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20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD


Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 6.5
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

Critics' score: 8
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

Critics' score: 6
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

Critics' 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

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