Restaurants: Blackfriars Road/The Cut
Anchor & Hope
36 The Cut
T: 020 7928 9898
MC: average meal £30–£45
Part of St John Restaurant group. No reservations taken. Reviews range from ‘wonderful’ to’ terrible’. Some TNRA members like it a lot.
74 Blackfriars Road (around the corner from The Cut)
T: 020 7928 1111
Blackfriars Wine Bar
Scoresby Street (off Gambia Street near Mar I Terra)
T: 020 7928 0905
Open Mon–Fri: 10.30 am until late. Bar food and sandwiches and extensive, reasonably priced, wine list.
Ev Restaurant and Bar
The Arches, 97-99 Isabella Street (behind Southwark Station)
T: 020 7620 6191
Part of the very good Turkish Tas chain (see also Borough High Street, The Cut and Tas Pide(Bankside).
154–156 Blackfriars Road (around corner from Webber Street)
T: 020 7721 7055
MC: Bar food, £6–£9. Restaurant more expensive.
Named after Laurel and Hardy’s dog!
45 The Cut
T: 020 7928 7211
The original restaurant in the chain. Has received mixed reviews but quality of food said to be good.
Mar i Terra
14 Gambia Street (off Union Street, towards Blackfriars Road)
T: 020 7928 7628
MC: £3.50–£8.75 (tapas)
HW: £11.50 (also excellent sherries: £3.95–£5.50 per copita)
Tucked away by the railway with a small garden for summer eating and drinking.
Meson Don Filipe
53 The Cut (opposite Young Vic)
T: 020 7928 3237
The area’s oldest tapas bar and still very popular.
33 The Cut
T: 020 7928 2111
Part of the very good Turkish Tas chain. See also Borough High Street, Ev and Tas Pide (Bankside).
Thai Silk Southbank
94-95 Isabella Street
(moved from Waterloo Road in 2007)
T: 020 7928 5111