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Light House Restaurant

75-77 Ridgway | Wimbledon, London SW19 4ST, England
+44 20 8944 6338
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Ranked #2,418 of 17,143 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $133 - $147
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Light House opened in 1999 to great critical acclaim and has gone from strength to strength ever since. Now well established as a friendly, neighbourhood restaurant with a modern, international menu and an inspiring selection of wines. The friendly, professional service contributes to its well deserved reputation as one on of the best places to eat in South West London. We now have air-conditioned dining too!
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80% Recommend
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our first visit to the Lighthouse Restaurant, an ideal place for a relaxed night out with friends. The atmosphere is buzzy and informal. The menu is interesting with some creative variations on the standard gastro tuck.. We particularly enjoyed the duck leg confit on a bed of Thai vegetables. The lamb with couscous and aubergine was very tasty... More

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Been here tons of times. I will be really disappointed if I am proved right, but I feel this place is going off a bit. The food is still very good, but before it was excellent. And the service has become rather patchy whereas it used to be invariably excellent. I am not sure if the management has changed, perhaps... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Great selection of food and wine. Seasonal variations and knowledgeable staff make this a very pleasant place to visit. It has a drawing room feel. Can get noisy but that is all part of the atmosphere.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Staying locally and wanted somewhere within walking distance, was impressed with the food. The lamb was cooked to perfection. Desert offerings tasty, always tempted by anything chocolate and wasn't disappointed. Good wine list and service efficient. Expensive but not ridiculously, great for a catch up with friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Went to celebrate my birthday with my husband and we had an amazing evening. The atmosphere was lovely and the service was just right, lovely and attentive but letting us enjoy on our own. They recommend me a couple of wines with my meal and the match was excellent. Food was delicious without complications. Overall a memorable birthday dinner. We... More

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We have been here many times over the years and have always rated it. But this time they seem to have crammed more tables in and had us all sitting elbow to elbow, at odds with the previously airy atmosphere. We also had a very patronising Eastern European waitress. Food and wine good as always.

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I rate the staff at 5 stars, Food at 3 three stars maybe I am being it bit mean rating it at 3 stars. I had a miserable hamburger at the Anglers pub in Teddington and that cost £10.50 and was served up with 4 or was it 5 chips.. Wine at £17.50 for a bottle of Merlot is I... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

We had hen do dinner in this restaurant. All girls enjoyed the food so much especially the ice cream! Waitress was very friendly, helpful and understanding. Very recommended restaurant, would definitely go there again.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I booked the Light House for a celebratory lunch after my wedding. Despite the large group (40 covers) the service was impeccable. Gosia put us at ease and put together a menu to suit our occasion and budget. She gave us great advice about the wine list (which was spot on!) She even offered us options of table linen and... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Went with a group of 8 for a special occasion. Attentive staff provided a good level of service and well-paced throughout. 3 people had the early evening menu (order before 7.30) and rest went a la carte. All the food was well presented and tasty. Highlights were the belly pork and lamb. With a bottle of Prosecco and 3 cheapish... More

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