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Oxo Tower Restaurant Bar & Brasserie Restaurant Review: Who said south London wasn't popular? Okay, so it's only just south of the Thames---on the riverbank, in fact---which affords some of the most sweeping river views in the capital. As part of the Harvey Nichols group, it's big, it's incredibly design-conscious (a makeover has made it even more elegant) and firmly aimed at moneyed, expense-account dining. Choose between the airy, light-filled bar (great for a snack), the buzzing brasserie (tables out on the balcony with river views during summer months), or the more haute cuisine restaurant. The restaurant offers adventurous cooking with dishes like honey-glazed duck breast with lentil purée, sticky onion tatin and foie gras, while the brasserie menu is slightly less expensive, and trots around the world, from Japanese beef carpaccio to Devon crab. There’s a superb wine list in the restaurant with the classics of Burgundy and Champagne, plus excellent Australian wines, and the pricing at this level is generous to the punter. Restaurant: 3-course lunch £33.50; pre-theatre 3 course menu £35; Brasserie: Set weekday lunch menu 2 courses £22.50, 3 courses £26.50.