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The Old Nuns Head

15 Nunhead Green, London SE15 3QQ, England
020 7639 4007
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Cuisines: European
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- Jul 4, 2014
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English first
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

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London
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3 restaurant reviews
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.

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Berkshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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!!

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UK
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Tried Burger Bear this weekend and we weren't disappointed - quality very good and the buns were superb. Only gripe - I did find it a teeny but expensive for the size, as you have to add fries on which are extra. Not much more than I would consider more than fair, but a bit. Would go back for more... More

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London, United Kingdom
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193 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Having visited the nuns head dozens of time over the years we were a little bored with it. We went back tonight as they have started a new night...burgers night and a Tuesday...and Thursday I think ...to be fair, the burgers were pretty good...made by flock and herd butcher in bellenden road apparently...all for £7.50 and about £3 for the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We went there for a romantic evening just a quick drink atmosphere was lovely really enjoyed it staff were attentive and romantic atmosphere

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

A group of nine of us eat here on a Wednesday lunchtime and were very pleased with the food we were served. It was simple and good with excellent chips (aka fries, frites, fritas, frietjes etc). Only about £15 per head including drinks and coffee. Pub was very quiet which may account for why the kitchen was able to do... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We visited on a Friday night and the pub was busy with a good atmosphere. We ordered two starters, the buffalo wings and the tacos. The food was really sub standard (and not cheap!). Iy's a while since I've had such a poor experience when eating out. It's a shame because the food here used to be really good here... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

This used to be a great pub where we generally ate at least once a week. The staff remain friendly, and the beer and the atmosphere are still good. But in recent months the quality of food has nose-dived. The excellent Thai options have gone and the other offerings have gone down in variety, quality and quantity, but gone up... More

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