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174 Northcote Road | Battersea, London SW11 6RE, England (Clapham / Battersea )
020 7228 4040
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Ranked #10,835 of 18,136 Restaurants in London
Price range: $15 - $38
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
Cuisines: British
Neighborhood: Clapham / Battersea 
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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.
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English first
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80 reviews 80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

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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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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Nairobi, Kenya
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We booked a table for a pre Christmas family dinner for nine and both food and the the service were great. Pity that the restaurant closed at 11 pm rather earlier than we had finished our dinner!

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I work near the Bolingbroke and my colleagues and I had been admiring the festive decorations and look of the place for a few weeks now. Having glanced at the prices we thought we would plan a Friday lunch there and treat ourselves. It's nearly Christmas after all! The staff ushered us to the back room and placed us right... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Went to the Bolingbroke for lunch with 2 friends. Got shoved in a corner next to the drafty fire exit which was incredibly cramped. We asked to be moved to one of the many other empty tables but we was told that was a table of 4 and couldn't accommodate the 3 of us. Ridiculous. We asked a second time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Seven of us met up for dinner and chose the Bolingbroke as it was close to Clapham Junction. We sat in the front part with plenty of room. The service was very friendly and swift, the food was OK, the wine list had some interesting wines (Quickie Sauvignon and Passion has red lips Shiraz?!?). My wife was surprised that the... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We ate here on a Saturday evening. We were at the back of the pub. The lights were really pretty. The waitress almost threw the food at us with a curt enjoy!. The food was mediocre at best and the service worse. There are better places to eat.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Myself and three girlfriends went here for dinner on a Friday night and were put in the rear of the restaurant which was nice to start with but when full became quite loud! The service was pretty good but could have been a bit more attentive as far as ordering drinks goes. The food I thought was really nice. Three... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Very busy pub in the heart of very busy family area of London. Pub was full of couples with children and dogs... which created a good "homely" atmosphere.... Could not work out the management structure ..... but this also seemed to be very family orientated. We arrived at 12.45 having booked a table for 1pm which meant that the reservation... More 

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Additional Information about The Bolingbroke

Address: 174 Northcote Road | Battersea, London SW11 6RE, England
Phone Number: 020 7228 4040
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clapham / Battersea 
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 38
Cuisine: British

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