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The Refinery Bar & Restaurant

) #3,543 of 18,131 Restaurants in London ££ - £££ , European, International
110 Southwark Street | Blue Fin Building, London SE1 0TA, England
+44 845 468 0186
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“open kitchen” (6 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, International, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
110 Southwark Street | Blue Fin Building, London SE1 0TA, England
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1 - 10 of 544 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant was welcoming at the end of a visit of Tate modern. the waitress gave us the right amount of space and time to be able to make our choices and the service was fast enough. Burgers were very tasty, only the horseradish sauce...More

Thank Luc R
Reviewed 2 days ago

This Resturant is very close to the Tate Modern and a good place to visit. There is a bar area with outside space and an inside Resturant which is bright and cheerful. I have visited on a number of occasions and always fine the waiting...More

Thank recife233
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our brunch at the Refinery Bankside today was OK. I had roast chicken which was a little bland and also very dry. The 'roast' potatoes seemed to be frozen ones which had been warmed up. They would benefit greatly from putting them in the deep...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped in for an early dinner on a Friday late afternoon. It was buzzing with people in the bar, I imagine having for after work drinks. Restaurant wasn't too busy and had a nice meal at acceptable prices for London. Great find after an afternoon...More

Thank Marais72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eat here for brunch on a recent stay, we had pre-booked the day before as we were 4 of us, I think we probably didn't need to. Brunch on sunday had a choice of items from the normal breakfast items to burger. All the party...More

Thank UkHammers
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Refinery Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for leaving us great feedback, we really appreciate it. We always like to hear about your experience with us, as it constantly allows us to improve. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us here at The Refinery...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a drink a quick bite before returning to hotel. Lovely food good quality ingredients. Quick service with polite staff. Will definitely return.More

Thank DRGHEG
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Refinery Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for leaving us your lovely feedback, we really appreciate it. We always like to hear about your experience with us, as it constantly allows us to improve. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your food and drinks with us here...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place looks good, nexto Tate Modern. Very trendy, modern, young... Friendly / funny service. But... when you order an aperitivo, a meal with a glass of wine, you expect it to arrive in the right order, don't you ? We received the glasses of...More

Thank LaurenceVan
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Refinery Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback about your experience at the Refinery Bankside. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal with us as our Chefs take great pride in their food delivery and quality....More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The cappuccino the serve looks and tastes great. Wifi worked great too. All we needed to start a successful business day and get some work done.More

Thank socrates-junior
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Refinery Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your lovely feedback, we really appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your experience. I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed a successful morning with us here at The Refinery Bankside. We are based in an area where...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious chicken burger, very nice ingredients. Had chicken burger, chips and a coke and was £17!! Quite expensive but it was a lovely venue, good service and enjoyable.More

Thank Suzanne_Shaun
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Refinery Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hi Suzanne, Thank you for leaving us your lovely feedback, we really appreciate it. We always like to hear about your experience with us, as it constantly allows us to improve. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us here at...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

I love it when a place that does cocktails actually has staff that know the mix by heart! We stopped here on our way out on the Saturday evening, for a couple of cocktails, sat outside enjoying the last heat of the day. The outside...More

Thank AllPinkyNoBrain
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Refinery Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hi, Thank you for taking your time to leave us your lovely feedback, we really appreciate it. We always like to hear about our customers experience with us, as it constantly allows us to improve. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your cocktails...More

Nearby
Southwark
Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard,
the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond
any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some
time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved
browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street,
foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old
foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks
of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest
...More
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Denise C
9 August 2015|
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Response from jfs0192 | Reviewed this property |
We were a group of Breast Cancer ladies some still undergoing treatment and did not have a problem. I would call ahead to check but nothing was too much trouble so I am sure they can help. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Southwark Street | Blue Fin Building, London SE1 0TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
  • Neighbourhood: Southwark
  • Phone Number: +44 845 468 0186
  • E-mail
Description
The first bar and restaurant in the Drake & Morgan portfolio, The Refinery offers all-day dining in a relaxed, stylish and rustic setting. Situated behind the Tate Modern in the heart of Bankside, the location is enviable. The Refinery offers everything from early morning coffee and breakfast through to dinner and late night cocktails. Join us for everything from meetings with clients and colleagues, lunch with the kids on a family day to drinks with friends.
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