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15 Nunhead Green, London SE15 3QQ, England
020 7639 4007
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Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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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

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Why go anywhere else?

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Kimberleynun
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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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Alton, United Kingdom
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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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London
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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 

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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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7 restaurant reviews
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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 

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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 

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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 

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

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

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

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 

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London
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

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.

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Restaurant Details

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?