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The Bolingbroke

#4,961 of 18,535 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
Northcote Road | Battersea, London SW11 6RE, England
+44 20 7228 4040
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Northcote Road | Battersea, London SW11 6RE, England
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed April 5, 2018

We went for lunch. Immediately we were offered complementary sparkling water. There was a good choice of dishes. We opted for the chicken schnitzel which was deliciously moist and came with lovely chips and a gorgeous home made coleslaw. Really good value as the bill...More

Thank SWLondonRichardp
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for an early, midweek dinner. Reservations are essential (we had one otherwise, no love). I had the fish cakes to start, quite pleasant with a good balance. For main, I had the baked cod for main, which was perfectly cooked with some very...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Many eating places on the Northcote Road but the Bolingbroke at its southern end remains something of a stalwart. The Earl of Bolingbroke in his portrait which still sits on a wall to the side of the main room looks a permanent feature too. It’s...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Decided on a lunch at this bar and dining room and were not disappointed in the quality of the food. It just took quite a while to arrive notably the dessert which had clearly been totally forgotten. The ambience is pleasant, reasonable room around the...More

Thank AndyAquila
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

It was really busy with all tables occupied, we did have to get the staffs attention to place our orders but the staff were really friendly and coping well considering how busy they were. I was however rather disappointed with the vegetarian option as it...More

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Holly B, Guest Relations Manager at The Bolingbroke, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of The Bolingbroke. I am very sorry to hear you had a disappointing experience on your visit. I have discussed your comments with the head chef, who also sends his apologies, and I am certain...More

Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We popped in here on a very busy Friday evening on our way to a house party. Although it was incredibly busy ( I have never seen so many 'babies' in a bar!!!), the atmosphere was warm and inviting. The wine choices were excellent and...More

Thank Cardigankate
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Popped in here on spec last Tuesday (5th Sep) as we're lost in Northcote now for a chatty lunch or early dinner since Rosita's closed (RIP). Thanks to the welcoming & friendly staff, we finally remembered we'd both last visited here back in the late...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Hadn't eaten in here for years, other than a few drinks but I kept hearing quite rightly, rumours the food was very good. One Friday lunchtime my husband had lunch outside, it was busy and the waitress was a tad stressed! But the two older...More

Thank GlobalGrazer2016
Reviewed August 1, 2017

I had been pestered to go for a Sunday Roast by my better half, and unfortunately I could not fight off the nagging any longer. Sunday Roast's to me are best done at the family home, they're the strongest memory for me and I have...More

Thank 1091MM
Reviewed July 31, 2017

The Bolingbroke is ... OK. My friend's meal seemed fine and you can tell it's a high-end gastropub. But my Barnsley chop was a record breaker - for being the smallest on record. A Barnsley chop is famous for being hefty - a slab of...More

Thank Jonathan167
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Response from Holly B | Property representative |
Hello, sorry for the late reply, I have only just seen this message. Are you enquiring about our hotel rooms at The Tommyfield? We don't offer cava at check in I'm afraid! But do have a bar downstairs. Regards, Holly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northcote Road | Battersea, London SW11 6RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clapham / Battersea 
  • Neighborhood: Clapham / Battersea 
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7228 4040
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Description
Showcasing the best British food and drink in relaxed and welcoming surroundings, The Bolingbroke is the perfect place to enjoy a chilled glass of wine after work, a hearty lunch with friends, weekend brunch or a romantic dinner underneath the stars in the striking conservatory. Named after Viscount Bolingbroke (1678-1751), an infamous local politician known for his hard drinking, innumerable affairs and wild escapades, this refined and renowned pub and dining room exudes elegance. The Bolingbroke's warm welcome extends to all the family with toys and games to keep the little ones happy, as well as their own children's menu.
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