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Le Pont de la Tour

36D Shad Thames | Butlers Wharf, London SE1 2YE, England
+44 20 7403 8403
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“oysters” (30 reviews)
“crepe suzette” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
36D Shad Thames | Butlers Wharf, London SE1 2YE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I visited Le Pont de la Tour with my girlfriend, and proposed to her at one of the outside tables with a lovely view of the Thames and London. The staff were very knowledgeable and recommended fantastic wines and foods for us, and we had...More

Thank Samuel F
Reviewed 2 days ago

We live maybe 20-25 minutes walk from Le Pont, and dine there once every couple of months. On Friday, 23/06/17 I took my wife and a friend there for my wife's birthday. As is the norm I find, everything went off okay, from the warm...More

Thank djneal
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was very good but what takes the cake here is the view! The service we got was oustanding! the time between our appetizers and main course was a bit long but the owner came to see us to apologize and the view made...More

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had good friends coming over from the USA to visit - so where better to take them on a lovely Summer Sunday evening. A lovely table on the terrace and the very reasonable £30 fixed price three course menu. We have been to the...More

Thank piggyLondon
Ricardo M, General Manager at Le Pont de la Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear piggyLondon, I would like to thank you for sharing this very positive feedback on your experience at Le Pont de la Tour. It is very rewarding to read that you shared and enjoyed a special moment with us. We hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb a la carte menu. Bit pricey, so lunchtime set menu is great value and still good quality. Have been a few times. Better to ask for a table with a view at the time of booking.

Thank nigel1959
Ricardo M, General Manager at Le Pont de la Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear nigel1959, Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see again very soon. Kind regards, Ricardo

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is very poor, atmosphere is very wooden , they are just trying too hard... the service and management are very rude and have no idea how to treat customers. I would take a wide path around this arrogant joint...loads of other better value places...More

Thank Robert F
Ricardo M, General Manager at Le Pont de la Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Thank you for your review. We're sorry we didn't meet your expectations. If you wish to discuss this further please drop me an email - ricardom@danddlondon.com Regards, Ricardo

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A balmy evening: six friends meeting up: what could go wrong? The mistake probably was to pick the set menu where the food choice looked reasonable as did the price. No doubt to maintain margins the restaurant compensated for a lower price by what seemed...More

1  Thank robert j
Ricardo M, General Manager at Le Pont de la Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear robert j We are so sorry to hear you didn't have a good experience with us - please drop me an email - ricardom@danddlondon.com - so I can look into this further. We always strive to deliver the best possible food and service, and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seated on the Pont de la Tour terrace on a balmy Saturday evening, overlooking the Thames and Tower Bridge, you can literally relax and unwind whilst enjoying great food at a reasonable price. We found the reception staff to be very welcoming and were taken...More

1  Thank James B
Ricardo M, General Manager at Le Pont de la Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear James B, Feedbacks such as yours make all the effort worthwhile and the team at Le Pont de la Tour will be delighted to read how enjoyable was your evening on the terrace. We hope to have more occasions in the future to welcome...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the whole experience with the food and especially the waiting staff - Italian and Hungarian!

Thank Chrissaga
Ricardo M, General Manager at Le Pont de la Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chrissaga, Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us, and I will pass your comments onto the team. We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Ricardo

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our anniversary lunch on Saturday at your restaurant. First of all we DID NOT FELT WELCOMED BY THE RECEPTIONISTS !!! I am very sorry but we did not had the best experience. Our reservation name was spelt wrong. The food was not worth...More

5  Thank wivica
Ricardo M, General Manager at Le Pont de la Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear wivica I appreciate that you took the time to review our restaurant and I am sorry that the moment you spent with us did not meet your expectations. We have taken into account your remarks on the cuisine and the service and we will...More

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vspeang
Hi! I am looking to go here for my wife's birthday in early May. Would love to reserve a good table on the terrace but read in the website that the terrace is first-come-first-serve basis. As such, I wonder if any of the TA user can advise on how busy it is on a Saturday lunch or dinner. I think Tower Bridge is best viewed in the evening in May. If it is so busy in the evening, we will try to go early. So any recommendations are welcome!
2 April 2017|
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Response from Ricardo M | Property representative |
Hello vspeang For a chance of getting a terrace table we advise to come as early as possible. we open at 12 for lunch and at 6pm for dinner. a 6.30/7pm booking will problably give you a better chance to get a terrace... More
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rnash72
Is this restaurant good for families? Kids are 8 and 13
21 March 2017|
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Response from Goddesstobe | Reviewed this property |
It depends what you are looking for. It is quite a formal grown up place. If your children would enjoy that and are into food, then fine. If they want a pizza and colouring sheets, it is not the right place.
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Maddie M
How much for the bottomless brunch menu? On the website there is a brunch menu but not bottomless, is the normal menu just the bottomless brunch> Also, is the bar & grill as nice as the actual restaurant bit?
28 February 2017|
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Response from StephenCr0ss | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on the pricing of the brunch but I've also eaten in the bar / grill and it's also really good. I tend to do the bar and grill for more business causal (it's less formal) and with friends and the main restaurant for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$102
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36D Shad Thames | Butlers Wharf, London SE1 2YE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7403 8403
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Description
Le Pont de la Tour is London's ultimate destination for fine French dining with breathtaking views. Located by Tower Bridge with dramatic panoramas across the City, the glamorous setting is matched by executive head chef Nuno Goncalves's exquisite French cooking. In fine weather you can dine on our famous riverside terraces enjoying restaurant favourites such as Dover sole and foie gras alongside modern dishes. The adjoining Bar & Grill offers a sophisticated take on a Parisian brasserie, with a buzzing atmosphere and bistro-inspired food to match. An impressive wine list of Old and New World wines, overseen by Le Pont de la Tour's award-winning sommelier team completes the experience. Whether it's a luxurious three-course dinner, a relaxed lunch on the terrace or a cocktail in the Bar & Grill, dining at Le Pont de la Tour is unforgettable.
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