OXO Tower London FAQs
Harvey Nichols chose the South Bank as the location for its first standalone restaurant. Opening its doors in September 1996, OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie was designed by award-winning firm Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands. Incorporating sleek, natural materials, the interior was influenced by the Art Deco style of the building, as well as the presence of the Thames.
Occupying 12,500 square feet, OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie is situated on the eighth floor of OXO Tower. The central tower acts as a natural focus, dividing the space into two halves. To the east lies the Restaurant, and to the west lies the Bar and Brasserie. All three spaces are linked by a 250-foot garden terrace that offers breathtaking views of the city.
The iconic OXO Tower building was originally a power station for the General Post Office, and over the years it has housed a number of businesses – most notably, Liebig Extract of Meat Company. To advertise its famous OXO stock cube without violating the ban on skyline advertising, it installed the now-famous Art Deco windows on the tower.