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Butlers Wharf Chop House

36E Shad Thames Send to Phone
Underground: Tower Hill
Solid British cooking at this popular chophouse with river views.
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Restaurant: Lunch & Dinner daily; Bar: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily
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Butlers Wharf Chop House Restaurant Review

: Of all the restaurants in the Gastrodome along this stretch of the river, the Chop House is the most informal, with plain wooden tables adding to the relaxed feel. The theme is solidly British, with all the best this island has to offer given due care and consideration. The view of Tower Bridge is as splendid as the next door Le Pont de la Tour, yet here you can have breakfast or a snack at the bar, have a substantial but quick one-course meal, or go the whole hog, so to speak, and spend hours over several courses. The kitchen uses all the right ingredients: Cornish mussels, Colchester crab, and duck, pigeon and pistachio terrine for starters. Mains include the likes of a good old-fashioned steak and kidney pudding, roast Berkshire pheasant, and whole grilled lemon sole with brown shrimps and caper butter --- plus an array of steaks. Desserts go down the bread and butter pudding and treacle tart route. The wine list has a rather British tone, with a better than average selection of notable English wines, and in keeping with the theme, claret is particularly strong. Service is slick and professional. If you want to experience the Chophouse kitchen without the price tag, the set 2-course lunch at £21.50 and 3 courses for £25 is good value, as is the food in the bar.

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