Best London Restaurants within a 5 minute walk of Waterloo Station | Ratings, Reviews & Maps

The following London restaurants are all conveniently located within a 5 minute walk of Waterloo Station. They are sorted according to their overall rating on Yelp. When you are looking for a great place to eat near Waterloo Tube Station in London, any of the following restaurants should prove to be a good choice.

The White Hart

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 69 Reviews.

The White Hart
The White Hart map

Price: ££

Category: Pubs British

Address:
29 Cornwall Road
London SE1 8TJ
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 7928 9190

5 Star Rating If you are looking for traditional English food and drink this is hands down the spot. I love that this pub serves beer in a caste (something that is... Read More

Jenna D. Sep-06-2018

5 Star Rating Starving and chilled, we wandered into the White Hart looking for a warm meal and a drink. This quaint pub is full of charm and the food and service are... Read More

B W. Mar-02-2020

5 Star Rating Great neighborhood feel at this place, without being stuffy, or making tourists feel out of place. Couples chatting, others playing cards and a family with... Read More

Jim P. Jan-08-2017

Marie's Cafe

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 54 Reviews.

Marie's Cafe
Marie's Cafe map

Price: £

Category: Coffee & Tea Thai

Address:
90 Lower Marsh
London SE1 7AB
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 7928 1050

5 Star Rating I'm so glad we made it to Marie's Cafe on our trip to London. This place serves an English breakfast in the morning and is a Thai restaurant by night! I had... Read More

Danielle L. Jun-29-2019

2 Star Rating They used to serve cheap but OK Thai food over 20 years ago, but now their food is less than acceptable. We just needed a quick lunch in Waterloo, but we... Read More

Chris K. Jan-28-2019

5 Star Rating 5 stars for being incredibly fast, delicious, cheap, and this is my first international yelp review. Small place but the food more than made up for it.... Read More

Kyle M. Oct-04-2018

Fishcotheque

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 89 Reviews.

Fishcotheque
Fishcotheque map

Price: £

Category: Fish & Chips Seafood Fast Food

Address:
79A Waterloo Road
London SE1 8UD
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 7928 1484

4 Star Rating On our recent visit to London we found this Fish and Chips place that was off the beaten path. As people have said it doesn't look like much on the outside... Read More

Scott H. Mar-09-2020

4 Star Rating Basically the epitome of a hole-in-the-wall fish & chips joint you'd envision a commoner in London eating at, with the added bonus of being located under a... Read More

Adam B. Sep-28-2019

5 Star Rating During my brief time in London I wanted to find an amazing place to get Fish and Chips. Even though it was my first stop, it ended up being the best I had.... Read More

Nicole D. Jul-01-2019

Cubana

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 106 Reviews.

Cubana
Cubana map

Price: ££

Category: Latin American Cuban

Address:
48 Lower Marsh
London SE1 7RG
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 7474 968275

4 Star Rating Cubana is a colourful Cuban restaurant near Waterloo offering both dine-in, as well as lunchtime street takeaway. I got the pulled pork box for takeaway,... Read More

Kevin B. Aug-05-2021

4 Star Rating I was proper pleased with Cubana. We ventured out for a work lunch and it was nice to see multiple veggie options on the lunch menu. I even had trouble... Read More

Amanda M. Dec-10-2017

4 Star Rating Food was absolutely delicious! Very trendy and hip restaurant, prices a bit high for the amount of food you get, on the upside happy hour specials on drinks... Read More

Bernice R. Apr-19-2018

Mamuska - Polish Kitchen & Bar

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 12 Reviews.

Mamuska - Polish Kitchen & Bar
Mamuska - Polish Kitchen & Bar map

Category: Polish

Address:
9 Addington Street
London SE1 7RY
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 3602 1898

5 Star Rating Great Polish restaurant just a few steps away from Waterloo station. Great service and relaxed ambience inside. All the Polish staples from sausage to... Read More

Adam L. Aug-01-2021

3 Star Rating Hoping that they are suffering from Covid disruption supply chain problems. They were out of 6 listed wines , beers and three main entrees. The food... Read More

Anna G. Sep-17-2021

4 Star Rating Good Polish restaurant with a nice and simple ambient below the arches. Food is conveniently priced, tasty and comes in big portions. They also have a good... Read More

Chris M. Oct-17-2020

The Archduke

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 18 Reviews.

The Archduke
The Archduke map

Price: ££

Category: Modern European

Address:
Concert Hall Approach South Bank
London SE1 8XU
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 7928 9370

5 Star Rating Great spot below the Waterloo Station that plays Jazz. The atmosphere is chill but the ambience is vibrant. The Arch Duke burger was awesome. Read More

Odell W. Aug-05-2021

5 Star Rating A true hidden gem! The restaurant is within walking distance from the London eye. The atmosphere is very modern wit mood lighting. A great place for a first... Read More

Sarah C. May-12-2020

4 Star Rating Nice place great atmosphere. I had the steak frites which is supposed to be 35 day old aged beef, wasn't bad but it was a little tough for me. Came with a... Read More

Steve C. Dec-22-2019

Wahaca

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 52 Reviews.

Wahaca
Wahaca map

Price: ££

Category: Mexican

Address:
109-117 Waterloo Road
London SE1 8UL
United Kingdom

4 Star Rating Loved the vibe of this place. Don't miss the entrance though, it's all downstairs which is exciting. You can't order food at the bar, only drinks which is a... Read More

Katrina B. Jun-25-2019

1 Star Rating I made a Yelp account specifically to give this place one star. I wish I could give it zero. Horrible food and even worse service. STAY AWAY Read More

Sam B. Jul-22-2021

4 Star Rating We stumbled upon Wahaca as we were exploring Covent Garden area and pubs near by. They had good ratings from my fellow Yelpers so we decided to check it... Read More

Maulik M. May-02-2019

La Barca Ristorante

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 17 Reviews.

La Barca Ristorante
La Barca Ristorante map

Price: £££

Category: Italian

Address:
81 Lower Marsh
London SE1 7AB
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 7261 9221

5 Star Rating It was a rainy London day (typical right?) We were a group of 3 adults and an 8 year old on holiday. We were really in the area checking out the Leake... Read More

Holly W. Feb-27-2020

4 Star Rating Another great example of the "outstanding neighborhood joint" you find scattered across every big city across the globe. A buddy of mine whose business has... Read More

Casey Q. Oct-21-2018

3 Star Rating I am so fortunate. I travel all over. I eat in some amazing restaurants in some of the great cities of the world. Today, I had an experience that was... Read More

Wayne C. Mar-02-2019

Fire Station

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 55 Reviews.

Fire Station
Fire Station map

Price: ££

Category: Pubs Modern European

Address:
150 Waterloo Road
London SE1 8SB
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 7620 2226

5 Star Rating I've visited the Fire Station on three separate occasions, the most recent being just before lockdown 2, and each experience was great! Service is prompt... Read More

Samantha M. Dec-01-2020

1 Star Rating I stopped in for a night cap. Seemed like a great place to hang out. Only complaint was that it took about 10 minutes to get 2 bartenders attention. They... Read More

Jon C. Jan-19-2020

4 Star Rating Loved this place and what they've done to it. Very friendly staff and the beer was good. Read More

Paul B. Aug-28-2019

Gourmet Burger Kitchen

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 21 Reviews.

Gourmet Burger Kitchen
Gourmet Burger Kitchen map

Price: ££

Category: Burgers Fast Food

Address:
119A Waterloo Road
London SE1 8UL
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 7261 0106

5 Star Rating Got the Salvador. My gf for the Bacon Pastorella chicken sandwich. We also split sweet potato fries and an onion ring tower. Sweet potato fries were... Read More

Daniel G. Sep-24-2016

3 Star Rating I looked at a lot of these reviews and noticed somewhat of a pattern. Those with European passports seem to love this place far more than Americans on... Read More

Ryan F. Mar-27-2016

5 Star Rating I had the classic cheese burger and though it was the 'classic' with not too many ingredients, the burger was amazing. The toasted bun, the meat, and the... Read More

Seo Young M. Dec-10-2016

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