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The Bolingbroke

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Clapham / Battersea 
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Northcote Road | Battersea, London SW11 6RE, England
020 7228 4040
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Showcasing the best British food and drink in relaxed and welcoming...
Showcasing the best British food and drink in relaxed and welcoming surroundings, The Bolingbroke is the perfect place to enjoy a chilled glass of wine after work, a hearty lunch with friends, weekend brunch or a romantic dinner underneath the stars in the striking conservatory. Named after Viscount Bolingbroke (1678-1751), an infamous local politician known for his hard drinking, innumerable affairs and wild escapades, this refined and renowned pub and dining room exudes elegance. The Bolingbroke's warm welcome extends to all the family with toys and games to keep the little ones happy, as well as their own children's menu.
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Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Always go in January

We always go in January when they have their 50% off food offer. Don't know wether it's good value full price. They usually have very good specials.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Hungryhorse80
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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73 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We always go in January when they have their 50% off food offer. Don't know wether it's good value full price. They usually have very good specials.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Really nice pub. We ate in the back room which is lovely. Service was good. Food lovely. Felt like a country pub in Clapham. Recommended.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I love this place, it's a great local gastro pub, with excellent food and a great atmosphere. I'd say it's a 4.5*. I've been here in several occasions, lunch, afternoon and dinner and it never failed to deliver. Cozy & friendly.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I ve been to this pub several timea as its our local. Food has been consistently excellent, really good quality and refreshed fairly regularly. Last weekend we had our leaving drinks there. We reserved an area with no deposit or anything and we stayed as long as we wished serviced to a great standard. The pub is kids friendly and... More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We visited here for Sunday lunch with friends. It is definitely more of a restaurant than a pub though. The food was really well executed, we had a couple of classic Sunday roast lunches but with the addition of 7 hour roast lamb (yum!). Pork belly and a special of a lamb burger. Service was speedy, we stayed hours so... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Went for a Saturday lunch with a few friends and one baby. The restaurant looks lovely, fairy lights in the back room and an open fire. The atmosphere is great, lots of families with children and the waiters are very friendly and attentive. Tasty and varied menu!

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43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

met some old school friends here for saturday dinner. managed to get a table in the bar area (there arent many, most of venue is given over to eating guests) and was lovely environment for the good wine and tasty bar snacks. moved over to table for dinner and the main course food was really delicious (i had truffle infused... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Their food is great as far as the whole gastro pub vibe goes. However I would´ve expected a better selection of craft beers to choose from. Don´t get me wrong, I really like the place, and will definitely go back. I had a duck, beetroot, pomegranate salad which kind of tried to be something in between a starter and a... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Booked a table with a friend on a Saturday night, I ordered the Lamb dish and my friend ordered the beef cheeks- both dishes were delicious. They had a great ranges of mains and desserts to choose from. Was a dog friendly pub, we had an annoying dog on the day we visited that wouldn't stop barking. Food arrived quickly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We went for a family Christmas brunch at the weekend. The staff made us feel like everything was a huge inconvenience to them, and were extremely rude and unwelcoming. To top it off, some of the food was off, which the manager unbelievably denied. I would steer clear of this one, if you expect a pleasant atmosphere, good service and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Northcote Road | Battersea, London SW11 6RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clapham / Battersea 
  • Neighborhood: Clapham / Battersea 
  • Phone Number: 020 7228 4040

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 37
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Showcasing the best British food and drink in relaxed and welcoming surroundings, The Bolingbroke is the perfect place to enjoy a chilled glass of wine after work, a hearty lunch with friends, weekend brunch or a romantic dinner underneath the stars in the striking conservatory. Named after Viscount Bolingbroke (1678-1751), an infamous local politician known for his hard drinking, innumerable affairs and wild escapades, this refined and renowned pub and dining room exudes elegance. The Bolingbroke's warm welcome extends to all the family with toys and games to keep the little ones happy, as well as their own children's menu.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?