Last month, you voted for South Bank’s best restaurants, cafes, and bars in eatSouthBank’s 2021 Foodie Awards.
Without further ado, let’s introduce you to the winners so you can plan that itinerary for your next trip to South Bank!
BEST RESTAURANT – POPOLO
Rejoice, Italian lovers! It’s no surprise Popolo took the top restaurant spot, being the home of authentic Italian and epic river and city views. This restaurant is set to make your next date night or dinner with the crew one to remember, boasting a menu filled to the brim with unforgettable Italian taste fusions. Salivate over the menu and find out how to book here.
BEST COFFEE – ESPRESSO GARAGE
Espresso Garage is a hole-in-the-wall haunt set to be any caffeine addicts failsafe haven, so it’s no wonder you voted them the best coffee in South Bank. Nestled in an unassuming nook between Grey and Little Stanley Street, their brews are perfect for people on-the-go, or those who want to take a seat, relish in the sun and enjoy their delicious breakfast fare. Find out more about this delicious haunt here.
BEST DESSERT – MAX BRENNER
Max Brenner is a South Bank icon, and for good reason; so, it’s no surprise they were awarded the best dessert in South Bank, filled with decidant, intoxicating chocolate inspired dishes. From creamy chocolate fondue to chocolate pizza, there’s something for every dessert lover here. Find out more about what all the fuss is about here.
BEST BAR – THE CHARMING SQUIRE
This one’s for the bevvy lovers! The Charming Squire are the best in the beer brewing business, with a massive venue and extensive tipple list unlike any other. Voted the best bar in South Bank, you know you’re in for a delicious (and boozy!) experience. Drool over their mouth-watering menu and find out how to book here.
BEST CAFÉ AND BREAKFAST– DENIM CO.
Denim Co. took out the top spot for South Bank’s best café AND breakfast, and for good reason. Tucked into Little Stanley Street, this fun and quirky café houses an irresistible menu of breakfast eats, alongside a carefully crafted coffee and sweets selection. Get excited over the menu and book here.
BEST LUNCH – FRITZENBERGER
Fritzenberger are one of the newest members on the South Bank block, and they’ve already made big waves across our voters. Awarded the best lunch in South Bank, you can look forward to an epic selection of burgers, loaded fries and bar eats, alongside their famous craft beer brewed in-house. Lunch time never looked so delicious. Get to know them more here.
BEST DINNER – AHMET’S TURKISH RESTAURANT
Anyone who knows South Bank knows Ahmet’s Turkish Restaurant, a Little Stanley Street staple for years! Presented best dinner in South Bank, a visit to the restaurant instantly transports you to the vibrant streets of Turkey, lined with dazzling rugs, lanterns and artwork; their food is just as incredible, with a menu of Turkish dishes to share and indulge in. Find the menu and learn how to book your seat here.
BEST CHEAP EATS – BANH MEE TIME
Dishing up fresh and authentic Vietnamese food, Banh Mee Time is all about tradition with a modern twist! These guys took the top spot for best cheap eats in South Bank, and it’s no surprise with their menu filled to the brim with delicious made-to-order Vietnamese baguettes, rice paper rolls and rice vermicelli bowls. Find out more about this tasty restaurant here.