The Waterfront Bar - Gastro Pub / Italian Restaurant / Takeaway

Submitted by daniel on Mon, 01/06/2015 - 12:15

The Waterfront Bar is fully licensed Gastropub specialising in Italian Food. This includes a good selection of Stone Baked Pizzas, Ciabatta Breads and Salads. The Waterfront Bar is located on Streatham Common at the top of Greyhound Lane, within walking distance of both Streatham Common and Streatham Stations. 


On the outside, The Waterfront Bar, looks much like any other pub. Once inside however, the venue comes to life and impresses with its good natural light, dark wooden floors, chocolate coloured walls and  wooden furniture juxtaposed with some bright Pop Art style screen prints and a massive flat panel display for watching sports and Football. Other distinguishing features include Fan Air Conditioning, and a great view overlooking Streatham Common. Also of note is their non-smoking section. 

The Waterfront has a good balance with it being popular with locals as well as attracting an element of passing trade.


This Independent Pub has a relaxed but friendly service. We had pre-booked out table and when we arrived we were warmly received and quickly seated. 

Food / Menu

The Waterfront Bar is fully licensed and is open until 1am on both Friday's and Saturday's. One of the Waterfront's strengths is its good selection of Draught Beers, Wines and Cocktails. Be sure to take advantage of their happy hour everyday between the hours of 5 and 7. Also on Monday night, take advantage of their special offer "2 Pizza's & a bottle of house wine for £20" .

We ordered the following:


Caesar Side Salad served with grated Parmesan - £3.50

Sun-Dried Tomato & Goats Cheese Bruschetta - £4.25


We took advantage of the any 2 pizza's and a bottle of wine deal for £20. This is available on Monday evenings. I have given the usual price of the dishes below.

Fiorentina    Mozzarella, Tomato, Spinach, Egg, Black Olives - £7.75

Calzone        Mozzarella, Tomato, Parma Ham, Mushrooms & Mixed Leaf Salad - £8.25

All of their pizzas are generous sizes made using dough prepared fresh each day.


The Waterfront is more than just a Gastropub. It also has a regular events lineup. This year the Waterfront is one of three venues involved in the Streatham Fextival, and they will be displaying some of Streathams finest artists work as part of the Yellow Bowl festival.  

The first Sunday of each month sees live jazz music at The Waterfront, this event has a large following and entry is free.  They often have other types of live music and sometimes they have a DJ. On Friday and Saturday nights. The Waterfront Bar serve food until 11:30pm and their supper license means that they can serve alcohol until midnight. 

Comedy Nights 

Tickets for the Waterfront comedy night are available up to two weeks in advance. The Waterfront Comedy night falls on the 2nd Wednesday of the month and seats up to 80 people at a time.


The Waterfront Bar is a distinguished Streatham based Gastropub that has something for everyone that I would recommend to anyone who lives or works in Streatham. Whether you simply want to eat some good food, choose a good drink or want somewhere to meet friends, then The Waterfront is for you. Although not cheap, The Waterfront offers good value for money, and offers a good selection of quality food and drinks including Draught Beers and Cocktails at a reasonable price. There special offers on a Monday are good deal where two people can wine and dine for only £10 a head. 

The Waterfront also can also cater for takeaway's too Please ask for more info.

Opening Hours

The Waterfront Bar has the following opening times:

Mon - Thursday - Noon - 11pm
Friday & Saturday - Noon - 1am
Sundays Noon - 10.30pm

Contact Details:

The Waterfront Bar
426 Streatham High Road
SW16 3PX

Tel. 020 8764 3985

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