A corner of Italian sunshine in Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames, Cantina del Ponte offers the influences, flavours and atmosphere of Italy. A huge canopy provides a people watching paradise for sunny days with great views of Tower Bridge. As any Italian will tell you, the true essence of good Italian cooking is using quality seasonal products and cooking them simply in order to bring out the flavours, a philosophy that Head Chef Claudio subscribes to. The menu is always changing and offers Italian classics alongside more innovative dishes.
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Venue Details & Map
Cantina del Ponte
36c Shad ThamesLondonSE1 2YE
- Public transport:
- Tube: London Bridge/Tower Hill Train: London Bridge
- Access into the Building
- Flat routes from parking area to entrance
- Booking Facilities
- Group bookings accepted
- Catering Facilities
- Outdoor dining / Beer garden
- Set price menu
- Event Facilities
- Available for wedding receptions
- Event facilities
- Licenced for civil marriages
- Payment Facilities
- Credit cards accepted
- Debit cards accepted
- Group rates available
Since this restaurant is very close to where I live, I want to like it more than I do.
Atmosphere: Situated on the row of restaurants by the Thames next to Tower Bridge, it has a good location and a terrace view of the iconic bridge if the weather is nice. Choose this option if you go, as the indoors has tile floors and nothing to really keep the noise level down in the big room....more
Went for lunch and stuck with the fixed price menu. I could have had the three course, but dessert wasn't high on my list. The two course lunch was plenty. I had the smoked swordfish starter (excellent) and the baked salmon main dish (also very good) and my wife had the butternut squash soup and a chicken main dish, both very tasty. The service was impeccable, and the seating outside with the...more
I'm not sure what to say about this place. The location is fantastic and if you sit outside you have a wonderful view of the Thames and Tower Bridge (hence the name). The staff were friendly and helpful, but the place was majorly let down.
I started by ordering what I thought was a reasonable value set menu for £15.50 for a starter, main and dessert. The food wasn't bad at all, and although...more
Came here for dinner one cold spring night! It is in a pleasant location and easy to get to where you can take the scenic route and walk along the Thames.
We were greeted at the door and offered to the table straight away or, to have a drink at the bar. We opted for the bar as we were early. Here there is a selection of wine, beers, spirits and cocktails. We fancied a cocktail with...more