Housed in a 200-foot long arch, COUNTER is London’s longest restaurant. An all-day bar and brasserie serving up seasonal French and American-inspired dishes and cocktails, the venue is also home to BackCOUNTER Lounge which offers drinks, snacks, live music, DJs and cabaret.
Venue Details & Map
Counter Vauxhall Arches
Arch 50, South Lambeth PlaceLondonSW8 1SP
When our previous breakfast plans were foiled on a very rainy Monday, we went into the Counter out of desperation and hunger. Though it has a sort of corporate, almost hotel restaurant-like feel, we actually had a rather nice meal here.
My husband and I split the breakfast burrito, and the pastrami and eggs, the latter of which in particular was surprisingly good. The breakfast burrito was...more
This is a strange review for me since the food was 2 stars but overall I kind of liked it which goes against all my norms. Here's why:
The venue itself is really cool. I love the vibe, perfect for Vauxhall. Urban and cool yet comfortable and inviting. The staff were welcoming and the service was excellent.
Menu looks good with comfort food with an American slant. I like that.
Vauxhall is one of those up and coming areas with a new station being built nearby. However it still lacks decent restaurants in the area, most of them being quite quiet and empty.
However with the introduction of Counter it added a bit of class to the area. It's also gluten friendly which was perfect for my gluten intolerant friend as they had at least a one dish on each each course that...more
A gorgeous spot for a weekend girly brunch! A little out of the way for me, but when a good friend decided to do a last minute Saturday brunch for her birthday I was more than happy to travel closer to her, and handily it's right by Vauxhall station. It's tucked into one of the railway arches but you soon forget that - they've done a great job in converting the place from essentially a...more
Great place for brunch right by the train. But don't get it wrong - this is much more than a quick stop-off. Come here for a nice date, a drunk or sober brunch, or for a good lunch or dinner. Prices are nice - we got out for two mains at £20 total.
The service was fast for weekend brunch, and the food was so tasty. Stuffed French toast with bacon on top was the perfect balance of sweet,...more