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The Oval Lounge - Bar & Kitchen - CLOSED

24 Clapham Road | Oval, Kennington, London SW9 0JG, England
+44 20 7735 8882
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“mac n cheese” (3 reviews)
“nachos” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, British, Contemporary, Mediterranean, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 Clapham Road | Oval, Kennington, London SW9 0JG, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited the oval lounge on several occasions, always on week ends days. The staff is cool and really nice, the burgers are so good you'll want another one straight away. The only fault has been, everytime, the long wait. By the time the...More

1  Thank elz5223
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

I booked a table via their website and got an automated confirmation then to my surprise turned up on the day at lunchtime and it was all shut up wiwno sign of any ongoing activity. We retreated to the pub on the next block and...More

3  Thank noahoxford1
Reviewed July 19, 2017

My friend and I have been going to this restaurant for many years. The food is lovely and has improved over the years and the staff are friendly. Unfortunately we've just had one of the most unprofessional experiences ever! Wrong order brought up and myfriend...More

Thank tarafall
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Lovely place, always a pleasure being in there. The staff are polite and attentive. Never find any fault here

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Thank stephenmdavies
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Went to meet some friends there on Friday night. The bar had a friendly vibe, a good crowd but not so busy that it takes a long time to get served. They have a deal on Fridays on champagne and prosecco so we got a...More

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Thank Maxine E
Reviewed June 24, 2017

Early Friday evening, not too busy, had a choice of tables and chose to sit in the window - great for people-watching. Drinks came quickly (though bizarrely they ran out of blackcurrant). Chilli beef on toast was goid, calamari was excellent. Sausage and mash went...More

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Thank Kris S
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Excellent service delightful staff and good food. What more can one say? I shall be back. It is particularly useful when going to the cricket

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Thank robertsW600FX
Reviewed June 9, 2017

Inviting bar/restaurant a stone's throw from Oval station. Ample space inside, with a pleasant outdoors areas, both front and back. Usually fairly quiet; sometimes a good playlist on in the background! I've eaten here several times and have usually been very satisfied. Service is good....More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Went for a few beers after the cricket at the oval. Really nice place as it is nowhere near as busy as the other pubs nearer the station but still no more than 5 mins walk from Oval Tube. Good varied drinks menu. I thought...More

Thank David K
Reviewed May 29, 2017

1 star is the least I can give, but if I could it would be zero. The venue itself looks cute and tidy and the drinks seem fine, but the value for money is completely shocking, especially when thinking of the food. Gastro pub prices...More

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theOvalLounge, General Manager at The Oval Lounge - Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2017

We’re sorry your impression of The Oval Lounge did not meet expectations. We pride ourselves in serving high quality meals, and we’re sorry if your food seemed greasy. Thank you for your review and we will pass it along to our kitchen staff to help...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$14 - $34
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Clapham Road | Oval, Kennington, London SW9 0JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7735 8882
  • E-mail
The Oval Lounge is the chicest, venue to have a drink in Oval, just 150m from Oval Tube Station. Serving fantastic, fresh food accompanied by great wines, continental draught beers and bottle IPA, Craft Lager and cider, cocktails, coffees and a whole other range of soft drinks! Excellent spot for food, drinks and corporate entertainment on cricket match days. The Oval Cricket Stadium is 200m away....High-chairs available and well-behaved children welcome all day. Free Wi-Fi and Cashback (no minimum spend on cards) available to all customers. **Happy Hour Monday to Friday between 4pm and 7pm available across draught and bottled beers, spirits and house wine. **Full Breakfast menu available 7 days a week 12noon - 5pm weekdays and from 10am - 5pm on weekends and public holidays. **Free local delivery available on our full menu between 6pm and close Thursday to Mondays **Collection available 7 days a week via our website or by phoning the restaurant on 0207 735 882
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