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The Bobbin

#11,738 of 18,401 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
1-3 Lillieshall Road | Clapham, London SW4 0LN, England
+44 20 7738 8953
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
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“burger” (6 reviews)
“risotto” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
1-3 Lillieshall Road | Clapham, London SW4 0LN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice welcome from the bar and a good selection of real ales until the run out.The food wasn't bad .I thought that the choices were ok but not realley to my tastes.I had the asparagus to start which were very tasty but the portion was...More

Thank frabel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a Sunday roast with a few friends and was quite disappointed. The pub isn’t as much shabby chic as it’s run down and not looked after. I found the staff to be particularly disinterested, not particularly friendly and on the whole, quite...More

Thank Bryce C
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We had an good Sunday lunch at the Bobbin. Very good ales. Good family atmosphere. Nice relaxing Sunday afternoon.

Thank Craig A
Reviewed December 11, 2017

We booked this a bit in advanced as it’s been recommended for Sunday lunch on some websites so obviously has a good PR team. Went on a cold snowy Sunday and despite a really warm welcome and smile from the staff we were shown in...More

Thank tasty1111
Reviewed December 5, 2017

We didn’t intend to eat here, but glad that we did. Our first choice was 22 North Street just a few yards away. We hadn’t booked so took the risk that the place was full. Sure enough, there were no tables available, and we were...More

Thank PhilCentral101
Reviewed November 20, 2017

I wanted to book a table of six for Sunday lunch but sadly I was met by a very rude and unwelcoming waitress when I walked in to enquire about a table. Unfriendly and cold. Sadly they need to improve their front of house customer...More

1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Tried this place out as it's about to become our local pub next month. We really enjoyed our meals of chicken on ciabatta, the veal & the bobbin burger. All our meals were delicious. The chips didn't seem as fresh as they could have been...More

Thank Gavin O
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

This pub has friendly staff, lovely drinks, good food, and nice lights. Head here for a drink followed by No 22 Old Town for dinner.

Thank joemason123
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Pretty disappointing experience. £18 for the roasted pork belly. Pork was dry and very small portion of the sides. For instance, just two pretty small roast potatoes! So different from similar places in the area where there's almost too much food! Roast arrived within five...More

Thank savundraj
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Came here on a Sunday afternoon for a few drinks and ended up staying for lunch. The roast was quite good, but we were unpleasantly surprised when we realised the prices. The Bobbin charges high prices that aren't in line with the service and food...More

Thank Steven H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $24
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Lillieshall Road | Clapham, London SW4 0LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7738 8953
  • E-mail
A local pub hidden down a quiet residential street just off Clapham Common, The Bobbin is a warm and friendly place to meet, drink and eat the very best seasonal food. We aim to to do justice to both the 'Gastro' and 'Pub' bits of the Gastropub! We hope you'll feel very welcome to come down for a quick pint as much as for a 3-course dinner. We are open for Lunch on Fridays and the Weekend and Dinner every evening.
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