The Archduke

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Open since 1979 and recently re-energized under the Black and Blue ownership, Archduke is an ideal meeting place for visitors to Southbank. Enjoy great food, cocktail, wine and jazz music and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of a unique location.


Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD32.73) per diner

£26 to £40

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The Archduke

Concert Hall Approach
The Borough

Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Archduke

4.0 out of 5 1 November 2016
by Sanj M.

Having walked past this spot many a time we finally popped in on the way to Waterloo to get 'one for the road' - we were entertaining a mate from NYC who decided we weren't allowed to be boring and go home early!

Once past the fumes of steaky goodness of the restaurant area, we nabbed a table by the bar at the back, nicely close to the talented jazz pianist who was performing. It was table...more

5.0 out of 5 11 October 2016
by Harriet M.

Great place to eat before national theater

Or if you r over then visiting that area outstanding value for pre theater and so so good friend got ala carte enjoy it very much great price for London waiter so perfect with service!!!!!!! and he Charged my cell phone for me how nice was that thank you !!! Little hard to find but worth the effort every time we come to London and go to national...more

4.0 out of 5 4 July 2016
by Jayah H.

First spot I had dinner in London with my boyfriend and it was a great starting point for my trip. If you are in your early 20s (aka, a financially frustrated college student) or are simply not filthy rich, this is a reasonably priced restaurant that will def give you plenty of bang for your buck. :)

Something I found very special about this restaurant was that the service, food, and...more

3.0 out of 5 9 May 2016
by Claire R.

Popped in for a Sunday bite the other week. Prices were fairly reasonable, especially given the proximity to tourist hotspots. Food was nice, standard pub grub fare. Service was fine, but rather uninvolved - no checking back in, seeing if drinks were needed and such; lacked a little warmth. Coffee tasted burnt which was a low point. Great potential for this place given location. Loved the jazz...more

5.0 out of 5 1 December 2015
by Mike S.

This place was one of the highlights of my recent trip to London. The words "live jazz", "steak" and "cocktails" surely piqued my curiosity when I saw them on the facade of the restaurant. I told myself and my girldfriend: "I want to go there", and so we did!

I was really not disappointed. The food was really tasty from what we both had, and I was even pleasantly surprised with some live jazz...more

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