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The Old Nuns Head

#5,245 of 17,540 Restaurants in London
#5,634 of 18,464 Places to Eat in London
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15 Nunhead Green, London SE15 3QQ, England
020 7639 4007
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tuesday burger night

Fantastic burgers, to die for onion rings, one time I just wish their chilli chips were actually available!! Never managed that yet.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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English first
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We visited here with a friend on Sunday 5th July 2015. The pub was clean and the staff were friendly the food looked amazing so we ordered a pork a chicken and a vegetarian choice, we sat outside in the beer garden which was really nice, the food came quickly I asked for Apple sauce and I was given the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Fantastic burgers, to die for onion rings, one time I just wish their chilli chips were actually available!! Never managed that yet.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Love going here on Monday when the Burger Bear is in residence. The staff here always look they are enjoying themselves, and are very welcoming and friendly. Family friendly. Yummy sunday roast. There is a cosy spot in the corner with sofas that I like to get. The building is very old and has a cosy, traditional atmosphere. Perfect place... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We had a fantastic party here to celebrate my 50th birthday. The room was excellent, the food was great, the beer varied and delicious and the staff friendly and helpful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Not having ventured to The Old Nun's Head for a while, Poppy and Banjo popped in for a taster. Immediately commenting to the manager that the return to it's decorative 1930's roots was pleasing. A reasonable mix of beers on taps and the trend for Yankee style grub was to be found, but not exactly their want for norishment, so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I had chosen this place as because of its Sunday Roast reputation and nearby playground that was perfect for my 5 year old son. Place was packed and we had been given the last table available (thank you). I have made the order at the bar but was confused as we couldn’t order roasted vegetables on its own as kitchen... More 

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NickTheSnick, Manager at The Old Nuns Head, responded to this review

Hi Lukas, We're really glad you enjoyed the roast, we're very proud of it. We'll see what we can do in future to make ourselves even more family friendly. As for the murals on the building, we love them and feel they help reflect the combination of 'traditional' and 'modern' that we strive to offer inside the pub. We look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Having lived in SE15 for years and seen the gentrification of the area take on real speed, it is heartening to know that one of the earliest of transformations in the area holds on to its genuine heart and soul while going from strength to strength: the best craft beer in the area bar none; the freshest food, alternating daily... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We came to The Old Nuns Head specifically to try the Burger Bear menu. Although we really enjoyed the pub and its selection of craft beers also. As it was a Saturday night the place was packed, so we did have a bit of a wait to get a table. Once we did get a table we ordered food straight... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We've eaten the burgers four times now and haven't been disappointed.Definitely one of my favourite places to go for a burger. The fries are £3.50 a pop but one portion is enough for two or three people. Onion rings are really tasty too. Staff are friendly and helpful and there is always a relaxed atmosphere in the pub. We haven't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Went there for a christmas party. Downstairs was lively, beautifully laid out and great service. Would not recommend having a xmas party here however as the room upstairs is tiny. The toilets are also very small. But i wouldn't that put you off.

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Additional Information about The Old Nuns Head

Address: 15 Nunhead Green, London SE15 3QQ, England
Phone Number: 020 7639 4007
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: European

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Nunhead Green, London SE15 3QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 020 7639 4007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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