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Oxo Tower Restaurant

23 November 2005
Oxo Tower Restaurant

Harvey Nichols Oxo Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie has become one of London's key landmarks as well as one of its top dining destinations. It boasts a spectacular location above the River Thames.

At the very heart of the South Bank, next to Blackfriars Bridge, lies Oxo Tower Wharf. The Wharf, originally built as a power station for the GPO, has housed many businesses over the years, but most notably was home to the Oxo cube in the 1930s. The landmark tower, which ‘subtly' advertised the product in its art deco windows, was built to avoid an advertising ban imposed by the LCC.

London is enjoying the ‘discovery' of the South Bank, and Oxo is strategically located centre stage, between the London Eye and the Tate Modern.

The Oxo Tower Restaurant Bar and Brasserie is situated on the eighth floor of the Oxo Tower occupying some 12,500 square feet. The central tower acts as a natural focus dividing the space into two equal halves. To the east lies the Restaurant and to the west the Bar and Brasserie. Both spaces are linked by a spectacular 250-foot terrace, which offers some of the most breathtaking views in London.

The Oxo Tower Restaurant Bar & Brasserie was designed by award winning architects Lifschutz Davidson, who are no strangers to the South bank, having designed local housing and office projects. The design incorporates sleek, natural materials but remains influenced by the art deco style of the building and by the presence of the river. These elements have also been reflected in our graphics, which have been beautifully designed by Michael Nash Associates.

The Oxo Tower Restaurant, Bar & Brasserie celebrates its 10th year in September 2006.

The Restaurant The Restaurant seats 150 people with additional 80 seats on the terrace for summer dining. The Restaurant has a bar, which is exclusive to Restaurant diners. In this calm environment pre dinner drinks can be enjoyed, as can cigars and cognacs to conclude the experience. The ambience of the restaurant is a perfect showcase for the style of food Jeremy presents with enormous flair.

A remarkable wine list of over 400 wines provides a stunning selection of wines, spanning classic French regions, Spain, Italy and the New World.

The Brasserie
The Brasserie seats up to 150 with additional 100 seats on the river terrace. On balmy summer evenings this is the most sought-after location in London.

The Bar
The bar is open throughout the day, serving both classic and creative cocktails. During the day people congregate in the relaxed and friendly surroundings. During the evenings the tempo changes. With live jazz every evening, the bar becomes a sophisticated and busy London night-spot.

Opportunities & Rewards

Our Values
Harvey Nichols is the ultimate fashion experience with the best selection of brands in fashion, food, home and beauty

Our brand values reflect the personality and style of the company

  • We provide a feel good experience
  • We provide fashion leadership
  • We are exclusive but accessible

Your Development
At Harvey Nichols we think our biggest asset is people. Your personal development is as important to us as developing our stores and our product lines. We want you to have access to everything you need to fulfil your potential.
We invest significantly in your induction training and provide an ongoing and structured programme of development initiatives for everyone in the company.

Employee Benefits

  • Generous Holidays
  • Generous Staff discount on Harvey Nichols products
  • Company Pension Scheme, after 6 months service
  • Company Sick Pay after qualifying period
  • Opportunities to transfer to other Harvey Nichols hospitality sites
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Corporate Discounts

Nourish your Ambition with the Harvey Nichols Chef Apprentice Scheme The Harvey Nichols Chef's apprenticeship scheme is aimed at ambitious young people with a genuine passion for food who are driven towards a career within an environment that promotes creativity, flair and personal growth. Work and train in a busy, professional and prestigious environment alongside a talented team of Chefs across a multi site restaurant operation.

We aim to provide excellent training and support using work and college based training to give you the best start in your chosen career. You will be mentored by our Senior Chefs all at the top of their profession and many who have risen through the ranks in our kitchens.

It is an opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised qualification within the hospitality industry, training with like-minded aspiring Chefs. Participate in local and national Chef competitions.

We can give you a promise of development, support and a clearly defined career path. Dedicated block periods out of the workplace for technical and theoretical development within a college environment. Guaranteed role of Chef de Partie on successful completion of the programme.

Oxo Tower's location The nearest tube stations are Blackfriars, Waterloo and Southwark. The nearest main line is Waterloo.

Oxo Tower Restaurant Bar and Brasserie Oxo Tower Wharf
Barge House Street
Southbank
LONDON SE1 9PH

Streetmap
http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=531385&Y=180522&A=Y&Z=1

For more information on a career with us see our website:
http://www.harveynichols.com/careers

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