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Banyan on the Thames

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Falcon Wharf 34 Lombard Road | Rafayel on the Left Bank - Hotel & Spa, London SW11 3RF, England
+44 20 7801 3638
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06:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 22:30
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant for dinner on a thursday evening! I bought previously a voucher which was included 3 courses meal and a glasses of bubbly each. First, the receptionist sent us to the bar where were a reception but noone was there. We were waiting noone came there and informed us. After my partner went to check with the... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I frequently visit Banyan on the Thames restaurant and wanted to write a review to show gratitude for this splendid dining venue. What amazes me about Banyan as the name hints is the superb tranquail location overlooking the River Thames. I love to escape here from the hussle and bussle stress free life and relax . Food is prepared with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were too lazy to go to the restaurant after a day of relaxing in the spa & having treatments so we ordered room service to the room instead. The menu didn't have many options but the options did change depending on the time of day you order. When the food arrived it was lovely, we waited approx 20 minutes... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

When your Girlfriend tells you that she's bought a voucher to a 5* restaurant to treat you to a new job, you straight away think.. "Brilliant Gesture, But a 5 star restaurant wouldn't need to flog itself on Wowcher, so straight away I'm thinking emerging 4* - especially when it's cost her £50 without drinks." When you go out for... More 

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New Malden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great views of the Thames and next to the Helicopter launch pad, very James Bond but don't sit outside if you don't like watching helicopters landing and taking off. Personally it added to the evening. Interior really nice and service was good. All the food was delicious .

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Thank JacquiJ484
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

we had a best evening at Banyan on the thames today. Great food with very good vegetarian options. Fantastic hospitaly which makes you will great. beautiful location overseeing river thames. Value for money. highly recommended

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Thank thatsritesh
Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Right on Thames walk part of Raphael hotel, very nice food (the prawns were the best) and friendly staff. Can be a bit expensive without groupon voucher.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious prawn dish and wanted more! Food is cooked and served with care and cocktails were amazing!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I loved the view and the restaurant was nice looking . However , our table clothes had a horrible musty smell . Perhaps it wasn't aired out properly after being washed. Dinner wasn't great. Maybe because it was the last orders? The food tasted stale and desert was worse. The cheesecake seemed like it had been out for days. I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Pan Asian restaurant also the hotel restaurant. Lovely dinner, the hotel restaurant is located on the riverbank, beautiful views with the sunset. Tasty food. The service not that good being a 5 star hotel restaurant i was expecting much more from staff. Noisy kitchen we could even hear all the conversation the chefs were having :). Lovely waiter but a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
Cuisine
European, British, International, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:30
Monday
06:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:30
Thursday
06:30 - 22:30
Friday
06:30 - 22:30
Saturday
06:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Falcon Wharf 34 Lombard Road | Rafayel on the Left Bank - Hotel & Spa, London SW11 3RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7801 3638
Description
Set inside London's most exclusive eco-friendly hotel, Rafael on the Left Bank, Banyan on the Thames is a chic restaurant overlooking the river and the London Helipad in Battersea. With so much action right outside its sound-proofed windows, this is a fantastic place to watch the world go by. And super-tanned sun-lovers adore the riverside roof terrace for summertime dining. The Hotel Rafayel is popular with an international, glamorous yet ecologically-sensitive set of travellers, and the Banyan on Thames is open to serve them ��� and you - breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu is a melange of European, Asian and Mediterranean flavours, fusion cuisine at its finest. Favourite dishes here include the duck confit in a ginger and lime sweet and sour sauce; the mango and papaya salad with curry chicken; and the Barcelona traditional fish soup. Banyan on the Thames makes the most of the peace and tranquillity of its ideal riverside location.

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