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1 Tunnel Road, London SE16 4JJ, England
+44 20 7232 5174
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (15 reviews)
“bubble squeak” (4 reviews)
“chocolate pud” (2 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Tunnel Road, London SE16 4JJ, England
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11 - 20 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 13 April 2017

An excellent meal in an interesting setting. Unfortunately some dushes were not available but the choice was still plentiful. An extensive range of good wines, service attentive but not over the top

Thank 68katerina
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Second time there in two days. Kicking myself that I haven't been before - my loss. Fabulous food cooked slowly and really well. Simplicity is a perfect name. Every mouthful is an experience. Great guy and reasonably priced "treat quality" food. The first night I...More

Thank PeterBotting
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

While strolling on the Thames Path around Rotherhithe, we stumbled upon this hidden gem of a restaurant. Tucked away in what looks like a council estate this restaurant serves some great food and wine. The welcome was warm, the waiting staff, Marina, was well versed...More

Thank rakesh k
Reviewed 28 March 2017

After a weekend of dining at tiny menu cramped East London restaurants, we went to Simplicity on a Tuesday. A refined clientele, interesting menu, and pleasant subdued atmosphere. Finally a really lovely restaurant with a good heart, fresh, real food. I cannot recommend it enough....More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I came with friends for dinner and we had a good evening. The restaurant is small and doesn't have many customers but the food is good. We tried the slow roast pork, Coq au Vin and pheasant. The dissers well all nice and the portions...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We went there for dinner and it happened to be their 10 year anniversary special week. Got the chicken and pork, 10 pound each, very impressive, the wait was a little too long, but it was worth it

Thank Xiaoman Z
Reviewed 28 February 2017

A long overdue meeting of friends. Excellent company made even better by the food, drink and superb hospitality at Simplicity. If you are looking for an informal venue that has first class food and wine then this restaurant is the place to be!

Thank SimonBrad
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A great venue made all the better by the hospitality and terrific food created by owner and chef lawrence. Made us all welcome and added to the enjoyment of our day

Thank Clive M
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I had a late, light lunch here on a drab, wet day having visited the nearby Brunel Museum. I was the only customer and was warmly welcomed. The menu choices seem interesting and I was told the chef cooks everything from scratch. I chose the...More

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We only tried this restaurant because it was conveniently located near to our evening's entertainment. What a pleasant surprise! The food was beautifully prepared. The menu had some novel offerings and the service was attentive & helpful. Next time I shall go all the way...More

Thank trendydiva1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$45
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Tunnel Road, London SE16 4JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7232 5174
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