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Blue Print Cafe

Butlers Wharf 28 Shad Thames | Design Museum, 1st Floor, London SE1 2YD, England
+44 20 7378 7031
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Butlers Wharf 28 Shad Thames | Design Museum, 1st Floor, London SE1 2YD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went as guest of others and therefore did not want to complain in person on the day about the food - which was awful. We ordered off the lunchtime menu, which is 2 courses for £20, and 3 for £25. The starter of goats cheese...More

Thank londonaba
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a group of friends to celebrate a special birthday. There was a set menu which looked like excellent value, but we ordered a la carte as the dishes we liked wasn't available on the set menu. Basically, food and service was alright, added...More

Thank Kittymmuimui
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eight of us met here at 12pm on a Saturday lunch time to celebrate my daughterr's forthcoming nuptials. We sat at a round table right on the balcony overlooking Tower bridge. It was unfortunate that it was raining and we had to be inside but...More

Thank wendyw59482
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and good view of tower Bridge and the city of London.I would recommend this place. Staff were pleasent, we had a bottle of wine and they were very assertive filling up our glass. However, there were a couple of issues. The chairs were...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Considering this place has great views over the Thames I have to say their 3 course £25 set menu is great value. A small but good choice. Normally when presented with such a menu there is a standout choice...here there was more than one. Drinks...More

Thank SteveCAFC63
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It was our first visit to this restaurant last Thursday. We were made very welcome by Stefan and Andre. Good service and great food. Lovely views of Lndon Bridge and the Thames. Will definitely return.

Thank 747thomas
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have been using this restaurant for many years, but they have gradually started to rip people off. The location is good, admittedly, but the food is now no better than average for the price. The thing that really got to me on my last...More

Thank nicohajo
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've now had two really nice meals here, which were both very good value. Staff are nice and the view is really one of a kind.

Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Celebratory meal out with 12-14 people. The food was really good but the whole experience was slightly marred by the oddly chaotic service. The food was really slow to be produced and the dishes for the whole table were often a long time apart (social...More

Thank lovethehills74
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

From the outside we did not expect such a nice place. Loved the design, and the small rooftop terrace. Very cosy, lovely view and very good food! I am sure we will be back.

Thank Jaya C
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Otis B F
31 October 2016|
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Response from jgonzales | Reviewed this property |
I don't recommend as "family friendly " Just had dinner with husband and my 5 and 2 year old and although they are not always their "best" behavior, any sign of being too loud is looked upon by other patrons, and I don't... More
5 February 2016|
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Response from arizonavoyager | Reviewed this property |
No. They are separate. You can go to the cafe without touring the museum.
23 November 2015|
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Response from Paul M | Reviewed this property |
No you can choose your menu options on arrival
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Butlers Wharf 28 Shad Thames | Design Museum, 1st Floor, London SE1 2YD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > London Bridge
  • Neighbourhood: London Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7378 7031
  • E-mail
Elevated above the Design Museum on Shad Thames, Blueprint Café's light, airy and modern interior with floor-to-ceiling windows provides the perfect backdrop for the panoramic City views over Tower Bridge. Enjoy simple and innovative dishes inspired by home cooking traditions across Europe, using the freshest seasonal ingredients.Sit at a window table gazing across the Thames at the Gherkin, ogle the boats and yachts destined for the marina at St. Katherine's Dock or make the most of the binoculars left on every table for a memorable dining experience.
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