Battersea restaurants

A guide to the top 10 Battersea restaurants

Top 10 Battersea restaurants

We look to the area’s best-loved foodie spots, from fine dining to casual eats – Battersea has something for everyone…



Overlooking the Thames at Circus West Village, this light, bright contemporary Italian is one of the best Battersea restaurants. There’s a large Mediterranean style terrace with riverside views ­ – great for summer brunches and lunches or cosy evenings under blankets under the heaters. Inside, expect Calabrian fare, excellent pastas and modern Italian cooking at its best.



Sinabro means “progress slowly but surely without noticing” in Korean. This local gem changes its set menu every two weeks, but rest assured: it’s always amazing. Serving the best French Bistro in this part of London, this restaurant is one of Marcus Wareing’s favourite spots, “not a secret to the locals and always busy, excellent food and atmosphere”.

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Pi Pizza

The first outpost of this delicious pizzeria was founded in Winchester, and now the thin, crisp and humungous pizzas have arrived on Battersea Rise. More than just a pizza place, this is an Insta-worthy dinner spot complete with florally festooned ceiling above the cosy bar, a fairy-lit tree growing amid the dining room and a pizza oven delivering tables planet-sized pizzas. Forget the pepperoni or pineapple, Pi prides itself on using seasonal produce for its toppings – think Nduja, ricotta, mint, jalapeno jam, or Lardo, artichoke cream, rosemary, pink pepper corn, mozzarella.


Santa Maria del Sur

In search of great Battersea restaurants for dinner? Look no further than Santa Maria del Sur. Steaks and chorizos are sizzled to perfection on open grills at this bustling Argentine steakhouse. Expect excellent cuts, marbled meats and a warm, neighbourhood vibe. The red wine list is particularly good.


Macellaio RC

Whether you’re making a trip to Macellaio RC for a marbled cut of meat from the small but excellent butchery in the front of the restaurant or staying for dinner, this steak emporium serves cut-to-order steaks with Italian style. A chef favourite – from Theo Randall to John Torode – Roberto Costa’s southwest London outpost goes from strength to strength and is a great place for steak and red wine with friends.

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Wine and cheese lovers will probably be familiar with this wine shop-cum-bistro. It’s bustling and ever so French and the bistro side has a delectable menu of seasonal produce. The wine list has a focus on artisanal producers, and low-intervention growing. Wine classes here come highly recommended.

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The Lighthouse

Come rain or shine, this homely neighbourhood pub provides a cosy outpost to enjoy drinks with friends, a gravy-laden roast dinner or, in the summer, prosecco in the garden. Just minutes from Battersea Park, it’s a welcome hostelry after a good yomp along the river.



Nutbourne concentrates on serving only local and sustainable produce that is seasonal and at its ripest. Sourcing its produce from independent farms that use minimal intervention and a biodynamic approach, it cooks excellent cuts of high-welfare meat over the flame, including beef, lamb, and pork from its family farm in West Sussex.



A much-loved brunch spot. This tiny outpost serves up great eggs Benedict and sublime mushrooms on toast and is located in the heart of Northcote Road. Have a mooch around the Northcote weekend market and then grab a table with friends. A local favourite, it’s also open for lunch and dinner.


Augustine Kitchen

A perfect hidden gem of French cuisine. Named after Franck Raymond’s grandmother, Augustine Kitchen showcases truly authentic French dishes, with a focus on produce from the Evian region. Regional dishes feature delicacies such as Reblochon Tarte, gratin de crozets and smoked fera, as well as snails served with garlic mousse and parsley butter and pork shank slow-cooked for 36 hours.