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The Idle Hour, Barnes

62 Railway Side, London SW13 0PQ, England
+44 20 8878 5555
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Gone but not forgotten

Fantastic hidden gem of a privately owned pub in Barnes. The food was awesome and not just the... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2016
Ian S
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Cozy, off beaten track

Certainly not an easy destination to find but the Idle Hour is a pub I come to if I am in the area... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2016
S E
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Dec 30, 2016
“Gone but not forgotten ”
Apr 16, 2016
“Cozy, off beaten track”
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62 Railway Side, London SW13 0PQ, England
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Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic hidden gem of a privately owned pub in Barnes. The food was awesome and not just the cliched clone menus of many pubs. The range of drinks - including the gin menu - were exceptional the icing on the cake was the staff knowledge...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2016

Certainly not an easy destination to find but the Idle Hour is a pub I come to if I am in the area and looking for somewhere I can have a relaxed pint. The beer selection is alright, certainly better than many chain pubs, but...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2015

I frequently go out drinking around the Barnes area and a friend told me to of the Idle hour. The Pub is situated down a very small alleyway and looks like a lovely traditional English pub. The interior is smart and they also have a...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

And if you do then the pint and food will taste all the better. A little nook down a narrow alley. Lovely quiet atmosphere and I enjoyed the food.

Thank Hugh H
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Reviewed November 4, 2014

I stumbled upon this place and stopped in for a drink with my partner and we wound up staying for a few more drinks and had dinner here. It was a casual night but I was not expecting such a nice laid back place with...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

There are few bars that pull off the combination of dining while still retaining the feel of a local pub - this one has done it (with bells on). The food is outstanding and the bonhomie off the chart. If you live locally and have...More

Thank Angus M
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Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here after reading good reviews. We arrived to a small little pub with a garden. We were offered a tiny table at the back with a tree overgrowing that kept getting in my boyfriends hair and the table hadn't been...More

Thank Carla B
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Reviewed April 7, 2014

What an amazing little pub, very quaint and the service is second to none. And as for the food................

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Reviewed April 4, 2014

Parents were visiting for the weekend and specifically requested "leaving London" for a meal. It was a Saturday and my husband and I were not up for a long drive so we cheekily suggested Barnes (technically still London!). The Idle Hour was a great find....More

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