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About OXBO Bankside

Showcasing the area’s historic influences and our upscale vibe, OXBO Bankside serves mouth-watering dishes featuring fresh British ingredients including regionally sourced artisan meats, fish, herbs and vegetables. With its vibrant atmosphere, this is the perfect place for a hearty breakfast, nutritious light bite, unforgettable lunch or dinner with friends or colleagues. The open kitchen concept allowing chefs to cook in front of dining guests will enhance the personalized guest experience and adds to the theatre of the restaurant.

Hilton London Bankside
2-8 Great Suffolk Street
London, SE1 0UG
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
International, British, Modern European

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Friday: Lunch 12:00PM to 5:00PM
Sunday - Wednesday: Dinner 5:00PM to 10:00PM
Thursday - Saturday: Dinner 5:00PM to 10:30PM

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
£25 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
020 7593 3900

Website:
http://www.oxbobankside.co.uk/

Entertainment:
Live music every Sunday from 12pm to 4pm

Public Transport:
6 minute walk to Southwark Underground Station
10 minutes walk to Blacfriars Underground Station
10 minutes walk to Waterloo Underground Station

Executive Chef:
Paul Bates

Additional:
Beer, Cocktails, Dancing, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Outdoor Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
OXBO Bankside's open kitchen bustles with gastronomic creativity offering a unique opportunity for you and your guests to enjoy an immersive, interactive dining experience - delivering culinary theatre straight to your table. OXBO's flexible event space allows for large scale dining events like birthday parties, summer parties, brunch and even seasonal celebrations. If one is looking for a more intimate space however, OXBO offers semi-private dining as well. Check out some of our Party Menus: www.oxbobankside.co.uk/menus

OXBO Bankside Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.0

ambience

4.2

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

82% would recommend it to a friend

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 (London)·Dined on 31 August 2017

Came here for my birthday dinner with 6 friends and was very well looked after by the attentive staff. Great selection of cocktails and lovely food in a nice ambience where you can hear each other talk. Been here twice since and will continue to come back!

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 (London)·Dined on 27 July 2017

Matteo (assistant manager) took very good care us. He was nice and friendly and always ready to help and advise us . Food was very fresh and tasty . The restaurant was not so busy so we took our time and we could enjoy a very relaxed environment .

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 (London)·Dined on 29 May 2017

The brunch is always great value for money. Great choice of starters, main and desserts. Portions are not too big considering it's a buffet brunch. Third visit and will continue to go.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on 11 April 2017

Great food. Exceptional staff. Vincent was awesome. The manager was great!

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 (London)·Dined on 18 September 2016

Fantastic food

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 (Liverpool)·Dined on 29 August 2016

Amazing experience, would definitely recommend, great ambiance, service and delicious food 👍🏽

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 (Berkshire)·Dined on 28 August 2016

Lovely food from choosing our own starters, main was beautiful the beef was so tender. Pudding though! Well if your like me and have a sweet tooth you will very much appreciate the choices you can have! Great meal and not bad for the price either. Only thing I would say that spoilt it a little was that where we got sat there was a big group of people and it was very noisy.

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vip
 (London)·Dined on 3 August 2016

OXBO was a great find set minutes away from the Southbank! Set in the Hilton it was a great atmosphere! Service was on point with a warm and friendly greeting and care and attention taken in seating! Waiting staff were knowledgable and not over pushy. Very efficient. Food was full of flavour and presentation was great! Dishes were hot and cooked well. Had a great evening with a lovely warm ambience and feel very private and cosy ! Exceptional value for the quality of the food would definitely visit again !

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 (London)·Dined on 26 July 2016

good food.good service.great ambiance.good value for money.
will definitely eat here again.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Outstanding Value
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 (London)·Dined on 24 July 2016

Outstanding value for sunday roast, for £29 you get a glass of champagne, an amazing starter buffet, one choice of roast (beef, chicket, fish or vegetarian), and an equally yummy dessert buffet. Very nice setting and efficient service. Didn't expect this from a hotel restaurant, will come back when in the vicinity of Tate Modern!!

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on 19 June 2016

Excellent service and food - very accommodating to children too. Would come back. Great wine list.

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 (London)·Dined on 17 April 2016

First visit was a success and having read some reviews before booking they are all correct in the quality and service and value , will definitely be going again and recommended. If you like your steak there are very good options available. Ambience is very good too.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 29 February 2016

For the second time my boss has come back from his lunch meetings with nothing but praise for great food and fantastic service. He is very, very impressed. It's his new favourite "go-to" restaurant for business lunches now.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch
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 (London)·Dined on 14 February 2016

The food is really delicious
Kind staff and very professional
Good atmosphere and the same time

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·Dined on 6 January 2018

Nice steaks!! Lovely venue but a little empty so not so much atmosphere as I might of liked, but it was Jan!

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service3
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·Dined on 8 December 2017

Had the fizzy Friday menu which is a la carte menu with free flowing prosecco for 90 minutes. We had to keep calling the waitress to top our glass up on most occasions she was nowhere to be seen. It was quite busy as there were a few Christmas parties going on. The food was good although the menu was pretty limited with a £12 supplement for steak and £5 for squid starter!
This was my 3rd time at OXBO Bankside and will definitely be back

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Live Music, Good for Groups, Romantic
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 20 August 2017

Enjoyed the food and each course was full of flavours, do not always enjoy Hotel restaurants but this is certainly worth a visit.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual, Romantic
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food5
ambience3
service5
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 (Hampshire)·Dined on 3 August 2017

The deal of 3courses plus a glass of fizz was excellent value for £23 and we enjoyed our evening very much. We shall return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 29 July 2017

Excellent service; all of the waitstaff were keeping an eye on all the tables so you never were unattended. Food was very good with a decent variety on the menu. Prices were reasonable.

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vip
 (London)·Dined on 12 December 2016

I opted for fried squid and my guest went for the mussels. Both of us had rib eye steak with sides, which was fantastic.

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 (London)·Dined on 1 November 2016

Very good restaurant pre Globe theatre in an area that has few comparably good choices. Seasonal specialties and good value for the quality. Excellent filet steak and very good pumpkin soup.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
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 (London)·Dined on 16 October 2016

Excellent Sunday lunch. Live music that got lost a little as the place filled up. Quite attentive servers.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (London)·Dined on 22 September 2016

Another great find near Tate Modern and far enough from Borough Market to not be too touristy.
The food was excellent, first class ingredients cooked really well. The service was friendly but easy to confuse them if you didn't want everything in the right order. Will recommend and look forward to another visist

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Organic, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Casual
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service4
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 (Raum Düsseldorf)·Dined on 4 September 2016

Service nice, food good however a little bit empty.

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vip
 (London)·Dined on 12 August 2016

We were celebrating a birthday and so started in the Distillery Bar - Andy and his mixologist team were brilliant, very friendly and created a fun, relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant next door has a fun decor, menu had good range while portions are significant! Everyone very much enjoyed and while we celebrated, the wine list had some decent budgetary options. Would recommend for both business or social, definitely be going back. Great fun.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 12 August 2016

A friendly new local, OXBO has really settled itself into the neighborhood. rather than feeling like a big impersonal hotel restaurant, this place feels more like a boutique hotel dining, where people are friendly and warm. Food is generally better in the restaurant than the bar, very good drinks!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Kid-friendly, Disabled Access, Sunday Lunch
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service5
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 3 July 2016

We enjoyed a very nice and generous Sunday lunch. Service very attentive. There was live music which was nice but made the place a bit too noisy at times.

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vip
 (London)·Dined on 2 July 2016

food is of good quality (higher-end hotel) and service is very friendly...some of the prices are quite high, but the three course meal is a good value at 21 pounds.

lots of room and good hotel bar too.

Tags: Business Meals, Disabled Access, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch
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 (London)·Dined on 30 June 2016

This was an unexpected gem. Service was very good and food was fab. I had the pumpkin soup which was amazing. My friend had the calf's liver for main which was delicious, I had the salmon which was also lovely. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 12 March 2016

this is a big restaurant with lots of tables and prices to match. but the 3-course set menu booked via opentable for 25quid was a decent value I think. overall, the service is what makes this place standout. unusual for a large hotel restaurant, but the staff really aim to please. well worth a visit for a special night out in the neighborhood.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Disabled Access, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre
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 (London)·Dined on 26 February 2016

We went on a Friday night to OXBO and had a great evening, the service was spot on, the food was great and good portion size, I had the ribeye and partner had the salmon. The bar next door looks amazing a the gin and tonic to match.

If you are staying at the Hilton or near by you should pay OXBO a visit, even if it's just for a drink.

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 (London)·Dined on 20 February 2016

Took my daughter here for lunch on Saturday. Interesting decor, very large restaurant but unfortunately not many diners. We had the three course special with a glass of Prosecco and enjoyed it all, with some unusual and innovative dishes on the menu.The staff was lovely, very friendly and helpful.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Outstanding Value
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food4
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service4
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 14 February 2016

Simply exquisite, however this is not a place to go on a budget...though remember 'you get what you pay for'.

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 (London)·Dined on 14 February 2016

The four course meal was well designed, served wel and very good. The staff were very nice and the atmosphere was good, with decent space between tables. A couple of things we were not sure was the speed that the food came to our tables despite a couple of requests to slow it down. It ended up quite a filling meal and therefore not quite romantic. Altogether though, it was worth coming to considering everything.

Tags: Romantic
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 (London)·Dined on 14 February 2016

A good selection on the tasting menu for valentines day. Staff are very friendly and also created a romantic evening.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 11 February 2016

OXBO Bankside provides a unique mix of contemporary design and the warmth and comfort of honest, flavoursome food.
Headed up by executive chef Paul Bates who creates unique cuisine utilising spices, herbs, garnishes and exotic flavours, using supplies from specialist producers and local traders at neighbouring Borough Market.

Having pre book the 3 course set Menu which included glass of Fizz for £21, I wasn't expecting much from this hotel restaurant..But boy was I surprised!

From the friendly welcome, informative staff to the excellent unobtrusive service this placed surpassed my expectations.

I opted for the duck, chicory and orange salad. This dish was packed with complimentary flavours of citrus balanced by the sweetness of the dates and crispness of the chicory perfectly complimented by the glass of Champagne

Toms starter, Fennel marinated salmon, with mussels and crisp bread look like a work of art and I am reliably informed that it tasted just as amazing.

The main course

We both opted for the Rump of Gloucestershire lamb, onion soubise, Cretan potato, marjoram jus washed down with a Spanish Tempranillo.

Art on the plate perfectly cooked lamb, nice and pink on the inside and melt in the mouth morsels of meat.

"however I found the dish slightly salty for my palette and sadly mine was slight charred on the outside, which meant that every second bite ended with acrid taste of carbon"
Dessert
We opted for the Caerphilly cheese with quince chutney and wheat wafers.
This simple pairing of cheese and wafers went down a treat.

Great ambience and faultless service the only negative of the evening was the charred exterior of mylamb

Considering we booked a set menu our total spend for the evening was £82,33 for the 2 set menus, 2 sides, and the bottle of wine plus service.

Will I go back, absolutely .This place gets 4 stars
Word of warning read the wine list carefully as the prices quoted at the front are for 500ml and not the bottle

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Outstanding Value, Romantic, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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service1
value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 6 December 2017

Service was extremely slow

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service3
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 (London)·Dined on 1 September 2016

very quiet.
very nice food
quite expensive
expensive wine, not good.
polite, friendly and prompt service.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups
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ambience3
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 (London)·Dined on 21 August 2016

Nice restaurant and good service. Food about average but pleasant.

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 15 May 2016

Second visit and found service this time to be very slow. We didn't even have the same waiter throughout the meal.

Mains were consistently good.

Starters and desserts seem like concotion of leftovers from the hotel lunch buffet.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups
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