Beautiful views of the river. Great service and lovely food. Very impressed and will be going back again soon
Menu selection is far too restrictive, only 5 items for each setting - starter, main, dessert and a very disappointing choice of 5. When we were there on Thursday evening there was some kind of event taking place with people standing and clapping their guests - this should be a private event, not what you want when you’re having a quiet dinner with a friend.
We enjoyed a great dinner at Blueprint last night. I had an asparagus followed by a seabream. I finished with a chocolate mousse which was one of the highlights. Service was just perfect. Will defnitely return.
Absolutely lovely place! Unbelievable good value for money. Superb food and very friendly service.The service by Carla was impeccable. Truly lovely staff. Thanks so much! Can't recommend highly enough.
Sensationeller Blick - Service sehr gut - Essen lecker aber klar, auch etwas teurer ... aber gerne wieder
Fantastic views over the river and tower bridge but the restaurant feels very empty and cold. The tables are marble (no table
Cloths) , so freeeezing to lean on! The waiting staff were lovely
None of the flair that its neighbours, Le Pont de la Tour and Cantina del Ponte have to offer greet your arrival at this once Banana factory in the depths of Shad Thames. Now housed in the renovated 1930’s style Design Museum, The Blueprint Cafe is up two flights of stairs that would go unnoticed in Life on Mars. Having never been before and with my parents who are country folk, there was some apprehension about what on earth I had booked. But once at the door, the calm of the floor and the sight of the light rendered all fears unfounded: for this was a tour de force in splendid dining. Outstanding food served at the right temperature in a room where one could converse without raising one’s voice - a rarity along the Thames these days. Bar the odd missed beat in service, this was a lucky booking (left it late) and one that I (and indeed my mother) will be making again in the future.
Appalling service -
No access to the building for Iran’s, elderly (no lift and no warning of access issues)
Bread arrives at end of first course
Refreshments tea:coffee order ignored completely and had to chase 25m after ordering, with no apologies
Fantastic location and view, perfect level of service. Food was lovely. A real Hidden Gem.
Great meal however a very limited menu. Earth hour set menu was the only one available which was a shame, no vegan/veg options or a la carte
Great candlelight dinner, and views to die for!
Excellent food. Portion size on the small side. Was very quiet in restaurant.
Lovely views over river at sunset and relaxed and inviting light and airy dining room. Plenty of options on the pre theatre menu and nice portion sizes.
Excellent Sunday roast!
Beautiful views from this restaurant in an excellent location on the river. Service was prompt and friendly. Food delicious.
It was a special family meal and we had a great service and excellent food. It wasn’t particularly busy and it was good not to be drowned out by music.
Service and food was excellent! I would highly recommend!
Lovely food and attentive service
Lovely views and great food
Always a good option for a catch-up with friends and the set menu is great value. This was dinner for four and a first visit for our friends. All of our set menu choices were very good. The set menu portion sizes are sensible, which was perfect for us all, as a three course midweek dinner doesn't have to mean over-eating!
Note that it's lovely to sit by the window, although there are one or two gaps where a chilly wind can get through when it's cold and blustery outside.
Lovely menu and atmosphere. Service was a little slow despite not being busy. Pork belly was perfectly cooked, and the sirloin steak was good.
Nice views and food was good, though my friend’s chicken pie was a little small. Good value for the set menu price
Very pleased with this little wonder! So glad I had it recommended to me. Will definitely eat there again. Ambience and staff were amazing.
I have been to Blueprint cafe several times and usually the food and service is very good. This time, though, the restaurant was very shortstaffed so service was really slow. That is not completely their fault as these things happen from time to time but I think the maitre d' should have flagged this and offered some sort of compensation like a drink on the house or a waived service charge as a gesture of goodwill.
The food was average on this occasion.
Lovely staff. Excellent food. The best chicken I’ve eaten in a restaurant.
Excellent service. A bit pricey but wonderful views. Will definitely come again!
Enjoyable pre-theatre meal with lovely river views overlooking a dusky London. It wasn’t very busy but given how early we dined, that’s no surprise. Food was nice, if unspectacular. Presentable dishes but not quite fine-dining, but more than adequate for a quick dinner before the theatre. Friendly and accommodating staff offered us an excellent service too.
Having found this little gem via a Google search for restaurants with a view, we were not disappointed. Confusingly the location is set as the Design Museum but the entrance is riverside and if you get a river facing table the views are awesome ! Started with a prosecco and we both had the corn fed chicken - sadly no photos to share as we were both very hungry and it was well presented, incredibly tasty and accompanied by some of the best crispy and chunky chips ! We had the calamari starter to share - not huge and probably could have had 2 between the 2 of us but no complaints as the food was exellent as was the service. Definitely a hidden gem worthy of discovery - highly recommended !
A great new year’s
As usual very good and splendid view. Very helpful waiters and staff A tad over salty on some dishes.
It was a great Christmas dinner with family !!! The food is great!!
Met up for a family gathering before Xmas. A few members were late due to tube issues but as the restaurant was not busy it was not an issue. We had the table from 6pm to closing time. The food was okay but a bit too salty.
This has been one of my go to restaurants given it has amongst the bests view of any London restaurant and meals have always been consistently high quality with great service. This time alas a mix up on their booking system started a litany of disasters made 100x worse by a server who was argumentative, kept serving table temperature prosecco (which was finally found) and telling us it was cold and I guess with my back to the great view, I didn't even get that this time. So disappointing.
Was told the restaurant would be full when we asked for a table by the window. Throughout the 3.5 hours we dined, there was hardly anyone there with lots of empty tables.
Hardly full but service really slow and there was a long wait between courses.
Would not recommend.
Interesting menu with rarely seen wine regions as well. Well priced, great view and good service. Food simple and well prepared. Great crockery!!!
Lovely venue with great views of Tower Bridge & City of London .
Good food & very good value for money with their fixed menu .
Personally thought the management had taken the dress down code too the extreme .
I went for a Saturday Brunch, it had a great view with a nice fried breakfast.
Staff couldn't have been more accommodating. Potatoes a bit salty but apart from that, a lovely lunch with fiends. Would definitely recommend.
Lovely location and views. The food was OK, but the acoustics quite poor by the glazing, and not a big fan of the lamps and their reflection at night - which limits the view. Anyway the price was good and overall worth it.
Staff were exceptionally pleasant, set menu was great value and the cafe is in a really nice location. Wine list not too extortionate, only downside is that the interior lighting reflects off the glass windows, somewhat obscuring the view. But that's just physics :)
Booked a table for 2 to celebrate a birthday.
I really enjoyed the high quality feel of this place. Set menu was a bit limited, so ordered al a carte. Chicken main was ok but didn't like the gravy. 'Naughty chips' were very nice. Treacle tart was ok but had a hard crust. Jelly & ice cream wasn't to my liking more of an acquired taste. Service was excellent, well-timed and extremely friendly. Wines were affordable, ordered sweet wine and loved it. The ambiance was so beautiful, the view (although not seated at the window was able to be seen from most tables) was breathtaking and made the whole experience.
Great views! Perfect for sunny summer days and beautiful evenings. Food and service were excellent