The Coal Shed

The Coal Shed

| South Bank, London Bridge, Bermondsey

After enjoying considerable success in its seaside home of Brighton, The Coal Shed has made its first foray to the capital where it's set up shop in the One Tower Bridge development with over 120 covers and fresh seafood delivered directly to the restaurant.

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Test Driving The Coal Shed - a slice of Brighton comes to London
Brighton's The Coal Shed makes the trip up to London. We take a look to see how it survived the trip.
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Restaurant details

One Tower Bridge, 4 Crown Square, London SE1 2RZ
Telephone number: 020 3384 7272

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One Tower Bridge, 4 Crown Square, London SE1 2RZ


Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

Critics' score: 8.5
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed by January 27, 2018
"It was a cracking meal. At its seafood and kebab heart, it carried something of the savour of Brighton but with a heft and seriousness that was pure Tower of London." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on December 15, 2017
"Here is a savvy kitchen, maybe even a millennial kitchen, open to global influences but not overcome. Within the general encouragement to share is Moroccan spiced smoked goat with flatbreads, aubergine, tahini, chickpeas and harissa yoghurt and on Sundays a 35-day dry-aged roast sirloin of beef with the traditional accoutrements. " READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Keith Miller Telegraph Estimated score
Reviewed on December 04, 2017
"Highly commended was a juicy, flaky hunk of halibut in a light curry sauce, fringed with slices of crisped-up cauliflower and perched on a sort of nest of kedgeree. They’d run out of turbot, which is the fish they normally serve this way; but the halibut worked pretty well. The dish was beautifully displayed, too." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Dominic Martin Olive Estimated score
Reviewed on November 03, 2017
"The shellfish selection was a mixed bag – the showy langoustine boasting barely a morsel of meat, the crab claws generous in size but ordinary in taste, the scallop under-seasoned; the real treats here lay among the little soft, sweet-tasting clams, plump, earthy mussels, garlicky cooked oyster and crunchy strands of salty samphire." READ REVIEW