6 accessible restaurants in London Bridge
May 18, 2022
As a disabled person, it can often be difficult to find the accessibility information you need to plan your day or evening out and about. At Sociability we’ve been busy adding more cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs in London to our app so you can socialise with confidence. Check out our top 6 accessible restaurants in London Bridge that we have found so far!
LONDON BRIDGE STATION
All of the venues listed below are easily within walking distance of London Bridge station. The station itself has great disability access. For national rail services, London Bridge offers ramps for train access and step free access to and from platforms.
Lift access for London Bridge Underground services depends on the entrance/exit used. There is lift access between the street and Jubilee line platforms from Station Approach and Tooley Street entrances while there is lift access to Northern line platforms via the Borough High Street entrance.
Borough Market, Cathedral St, London SE1 9AL
Established in 1999 fish! serves simple and classic seafood dishes, including its award-winning British beer-battered fish & chips. The restaurant is open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, offering a wide range of fish and shellfish dishes.
As well as serving authentic fish and chips, fish! Has great disability access. The restaurant has step-free access with unobstructed seated height tables. Fish! Also has a disabled toilet with grab rails, emergency pull chord and even a baby change station.
2. Electric Shuffle
10 Bermondsey St, London SE1 2ER
With ten electric shuffleboards nestled in the arches of London Bridge, and two fully stocked bars, this is a super cool venue waiting to be discovered. This bar has 10 electric shuffleboard tables where you can play with friends in a variety of shuffleboard inspired game modes. The venue even offers specialist sticks for those who may have difficulty playing the games otherwise.
3. Old Thameside inn
Pickfords Wharf, Clink St, London SE1 9DG
The Old Thameside Inn is located on the banks of the River Thames, right in the heart of the superbly scenic London Bridge area. It is just a short stroll from Clink Street, Borough Market, Winchester Walk, and London Bridge Underground Station.
A ramp is conveniently located to ensure that wheelchair users of all abilities can easily access the Old Thameside Inn. Once inside, there are plenty of seated height chairs and tables available and a great disabled toilet which does require a RADAR key to unlock.
5 More London Riverside, Tooley St, London SE1 2BY
Sociability link: https://web.sociability.app/#/venue/bar/tworuba-tooley-st-london
TwoRuba is a stylish up market cocktail bar located between Tower Bridge and London Bridge. Serving expertly crafted cocktails alongside creative small plates and with a sophisticated bar and lounge, TwoRuba is a great place to spend an evening near London Bridge.
TwoRuba have an automatic step free door, complete with an assistance doorbell, dedicated solely to wheelchair users. This bar has a large disabled toilet with baby changing facilities, grab rails, emergency pull cords and space underneath the sink. TwoRuba also supports the use of hearing loops which can be extremely useful in a bar during busy times.
5. Bedales of Borough Market
5 Bedale St, London SE1 9AL
This unique space was originally a potato storehouse, now transformed into a wine bar & bistro. Bedales serve a variety of seasonal small plates and bistro fare, inspired by ingredients sourced from Borough Market.
Bedales has a great disabled toilet, complete with grab rails and an emergency pull chord. The space has room for wheelchairs to move through and offers seated height tables. However, to enter the restaurant one small step is required. For some wheelchair users this might be challenging but for others it may be accessible.
6. The Rake
Borough Market, 14A Winchester Walk, London SE1 9AG
The Rake is a Renowned beer bar tucked behind Borough Market, offering one of London's largest selections of great beer in one of London's smallest pubs.
The Rake is a great summer choice as it offers plenty of seated height outdoor seating. The Pub has step-free access with a wide ramp leading through the beer garden where the Pub is accessible through a wide doorway. The Rake also has an accessible toilet with grab rails, an emergency pull chord, and clear space underneath the sink.
Written by Evan Lewis - Sociability Mapper