We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 18,136 London Restaurants

The Old Nuns Head

15 Nunhead Green, London SE15 3QQ, England
020 7639 4007
Website
Improve this listing
Reserve with OpenTable
Ranked #5,547 of 18,136 Restaurants in London
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: European
Restaurant details
Write a Review

24 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    8
    10
    3
    1
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
London
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We went on a Tuesday evening (burger night, only option) , we had 3 burgers (1child half price burger). 1 double , 2 singles, 2 chips (£3.50 extra a pop), lemonade , small wine and a pale ale (£5!)...bill £43. Staff are nice and it does have a nice vibe, food was good..but way overpriced. Place was about a fifth... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
NickTheSnick, Manager at The Old Nuns Head, responded to this review

Hi HungryCabbie, The standard cheeseburger, with fries and a pint of house ale would have cost you less than £15 - you chose some of the more premium food and drink options and I hope you enjoyed them. The Greedy Bear is a huge double burger made using pure organic free-range beef from the best butcher in South London (Peckham's... More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Visiting London from Cornwall and this place was just what we wanted. It had a cosy and relaxing feel with a mix of sofas and tables with candles on, a good choice of beers and THE best burger I have EVER eaten. A traditional place with a trendy edge. Would like to return on a winter's day when the fire... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Friendly staff, no table service. Our roast dinner was delicious but luke warm. No desserts on menu.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We have just stopped in on route to a tour nearby and had a wonderful roast lunch. The Vegetarian roast was the best I have eaten out.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

This is our local so have been plenty of times but we'd not eaten there before. Great to be able to use the outdoor seating as it was a nice sunny evening. Ordered kimchee style burger with fries. Burger and dressings were quite nice if nothing special but it arrived in a cheap tasteless bun with pale MCD style fries.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I love going here, my fav place during the winter months. Sitting by the open fire with a pint of real ale, what more could a man want. Staff are always friendly, great choice of beers, good food.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Berkshire
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

The old nuns head is a great pub. It has a really relaxed atmosphere with board games lying about. The food is good, very reasonable too. Also do try the cocktails, they're always good!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
UK
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Fab burger with great service. You won't be disappointed with the quality or the portions. This the second time we have been but won't be the last.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Old Nuns Head also viewed

London, England
London, England
 

Been to The Old Nuns Head? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Old Nuns Head staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?