Eating and Drinking
Enjoy a visit to Photo London and a 2-course lunch with a glass of champagne at The Delaunay, for just £55.50
Stop and sip at our Pommery, Campari bars and 1857 Bar by St. James’s Hotel.
Places to eat and drink within Somerset House include restaurants, cafés, delis and café bars
E10 Bar & Canteen
Set just off Somerset House’s courtyard with views of the River Thames, the planet friendly Canteen & Bar e10 champions sustainably designed plant-forward menus from lunch until late in the evening. Menus celebrate vegetables as the hero ingredients and use local sourcing where possible, including from Somerset House’s home-grown crops of mushrooms. A small number of dishes feature British organic eggs, British Red Tractor poultry and fish that is Marine Stewardship Council certified 1-3. The seed-to-plate philosophy extends to transparent traffic-lit menus to inform customers of the comparative volume vs footprint their food choice carries. Pop in for a drink and nibble at the bar or spend the evening in this stunning restaurant.
Led by Skye Gyngell, formerly head chef at the Michelin-starred Petersham Nurseries, Spring is housed in a restored 19th century drawing room that had previously been closed to the public for 150 years. Spring’s daily-changing menu of seasonal British food might include the likes of slow-cooked pork with sage, fennel and blood orange, or sirloin with Jerusalem artichokes, grilled leeks, cime di rapa and aïoli. For dessert, try the likes of bitter chocolate pavé with bourbon, rye and marmalade ice cream, or sample St Jude cheese with truffled honey, walnuts and carta di musica. The extensive wine list is supplemented by inventive cocktails, seasonal juices, and house-made liqueurs and minerals.
Spring is currently open for dinner only, Wednesday to Saturday with reservations from 17.30 and the last reservation at 21.30.
Spring will be open for Lunch 12.00 – 14.30, Wednesday to Saturday from 01 September.
San Miguel Terrace Bar
With its riverside location and views across the London skyline, the Somerset House Terrace with San Miguel is now open.
WatchHouse was built on a simple statement – beautiful, unique spaces, amazing food and modern coffee. Boasting a state of the art brew bar and industry-leading coffee equipment, WatchHouse is focused on serving an unrivalled coffee experience together with daily fresh sandwiches, all-day brunch service and artisan baked goods. Alongside their usual daytime wares, there’s a curated selection of low intervention wines, alongside a delicious small plate menu that will see you through the evening.
WatchHouse only accepts card / cashless payments. WatchHouse is currently operating a reduced service with no brunch menu they are currently serving iced and hot coffees, daily fresh sandwiches and WatchHouse bakery items.