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Banyan on the Thames

Falcon Wharf 34 Lombard Road | Rafayel on the Left Bank, London SW11 3RF, England
+44 20 7801 3638
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“filet mignon” (9 reviews)
“hotel rafayel” (17 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:30 Hours
British, International, European, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Falcon Wharf 34 Lombard Road | Rafayel on the Left Bank, London SW11 3RF, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent menu and food, great service and reasonable price for a nice meal; not crowded and has excellent view of the river. Very nice place.

Thank cajames2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here at least twice a year for a special meal as it’s where my partner proposed and it never disappoints. The food is always really good and the style and decor of the restaurant create a lovely ambience for a romantic meal. Would...More

Thank Loo2183
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great and has excellent views. The environment is lively and service was excellent. Very pleasant experience and a lovely evening

Thank Zubair A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant in fabulous location. Perfect if attending the Wimbledon Championships! I will most cirtainly be returning at the nearest opportunity.

Thank Kieran H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place itself looks quite fancy, though during the time we were having dinner the customers at the bar were really loud and the staff did not do anything. Apart from that the food was quite good. I had the duck and the crème brûlée....More

Thank VilteSabas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All good. Lovely view overlooking the Thames, attentive staff and great food - fabulous prices too. The Garlic naan and the cocktails are particularly good.

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my girlfriend with a voucher for a bottomless brunch. Having been to a few previously, this was a bitter disappointment. The hostess seemed more obsessed with saving as much prosecco as possible than ensuing we had a good day time. Every time...More

Thank LondonXTC
Reviewed 29 April 2018

My wife and I had a dinner here for my 50th birthday and the quality of the food was excellent and the service was amazing. They even baked a birthday cake for me

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Their cheesecake and creme brulee were awesome and the main courses had a good variety to suit all palates.

Thank Pam A
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Went on a Friday evening for a family dinner. The menu is a weird combination of Indian and Thai? Not wholly sure. Although reasonably extensive it felt limited at the same time. Not enough variation or vegetarian options. Waiter/ess service was disjointed and disappeared entirely...More

Thank LucyCP
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18 October 2015|
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Response from SteveHS64 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. I can only report on my recent experience, which is what I did. Personally, I would never eat there again. I know that some people have left positive reviews and the place is still in business after all. However... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$40
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Falcon Wharf 34 Lombard Road | Rafayel on the Left Bank, London SW11 3RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7801 3638
  • E-mail
Set inside London's most exclusive eco-friendly hotel, Rafael on the Left Bank, Banyan on the Thames is a chic restaurant overlooking the river and the London Helipad in Battersea. With so much action right outside its sound-proofed windows, this is a fantastic place to watch the world go by. And super-tanned sun-lovers adore the riverside roof terrace for summertime dining. The Hotel Rafayel is popular with an international, glamorous yet ecologically-sensitive set of travellers, and the Banyan on Thames is open to serve them ��� and you - breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu is a melange of European, Asian and Mediterranean flavours, fusion cuisine at its finest. Favourite dishes here include the duck confit in a ginger and lime sweet and sour sauce; the mango and papaya salad with curry chicken; and the Barcelona traditional fish soup. Banyan on the Thames makes the most of the peace and tranquillity of its ideal riverside location.
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