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Total Score

7.6
300 reviews
Recommended
(8.0)
Food
(7.5)
Service
(7.6)
Value for money
(7.7)
Atmosphere
(7.6)
Jessica Tassiou

dined on Thu, 16 May 2019

(8)
Great atmosphere. Meals were tasty. For a large group, some meals took a little while to come out. Staff were lovely. Overall a good experience.

dined on Sat, 7 Sep 2019

(8)
Dinner was mostly lovely, the servings were enormous so you won't leave hungry... Slight dampener that they wouldn't split the bill in half to be paid on 2 credit cards.. we were the only ones left in the restaurant at that time, so its not like it would have impeded service to others...

dined on Fri, 30 Aug 2019

(10)
Great menus, food and service

dined on Thu, 25 Jul 2019

(9)
Great food and lovely music.

dined on Sat, 13 Jul 2019

(10)
Great food and service.

dined on Thu, 20 Jun 2019

(10)
Simple, well-cooked food. Excellent service!

dined on Sat, 1 Jun 2019

(9)
helpful, courteous staff. Interesting menu with a French twist. Cosy fire and lounge area as well as spacious in and outdoor dining area

dined on Sat, 25 May 2019

(8)
excellent as always :)

dined on Thu, 29 Nov 2018

(8)
Ever changing menu. Not sure I like the focus on a sharing menu. We probably wouldn't have booked if we had seen the menu prior. They had some really nice pasta dishes last time which was sadly not on the menu this time.

dined on Sat, 10 Nov 2018

(8)
Food was amazing. Waiters were friendly, but the service was a bit slow.
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About Downstairs Bistro & Lounge

Dig It Downstairs Perched in stylish Southbank, Downstairs Bistro and Lounge has the ooh factor when you walk in. Chic and modern, the relaxed digs at Downstairs Bistro and Lounge make it the ideal spot for a casual drink and catch-up with friends or a fully-fledged dining experience with your entire entourage. Given its Southbank address, it’s perfect for a pre-theatre drink or dinner too. Sit in the comfy lounge area, grab a high stool at the bar or take a seat at the communal table – either way, you’ll feel right at home. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, Downstairs is all about the seasons when it comes to food. Fresh produce is showcased in dishes like the pan-roasted fish of the day. At dinner, indulge in small plates to share, such as the chef tapas selection for two or more people. There are options spanning the globe, from Korean-style fried chicken to Manchego cheese and pea croquettes. So, hit the stairs. The Downstairs! Best dish: Garlic and chilli banana prawns.

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