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The Fence

#6,580 of 19,167 Restaurants in London
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#6,580 of 19,167 Restaurants in London


Pub, Gastropub, Bar, British
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Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I popped in for lunch. Great welcome and service from start to finish. Lovely atmosphere created by staff who seemed to genuinely care about ensuring that the customer is comfortable with the tapas style menu. The quality of the three dishes I ordered were excellent....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank cedif2018
TheFenceLondon, Manager at The Fence, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi cedif2018, Thanks for the lovely review. We take on board all comments and really appreciate it when some take the time to write them down. I'm glad you had a great experience and hope you come back and see us again soon. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with a group of friends mid week, has a lovely atmosphere and a good selection of drinks, staff were friendly but not particularly enformed on the drinks menu + our drinks took 30mins to get to our table outside. Food was nice however burgers...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

I ordered the butter chicken burger and without bun and wow did it disappoint. It came out on a tiny plate with a couple of leaves. I ordered chips as they were extra and they never appeared. So after my terrible lunch i paid £8...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019

Nice bar - very busy - nice outside space. Haven't been here for a few years and it has been redecorated with brighter colours instead of the dark wood. Nice buzzy atmosphere - great garden area if you can get a space. I didn't eat...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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TheFenceLondon, General Manager at The Fence, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Hi, Apologies that we didn't meet your standards. Is there anything we can do to improve your experience? Kind Regards, The Fence Team

Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

the ambient was great, but the prices were expensive, that doesent mean it’s bad. the waiters lasted to come to attend us for 25 minutes outside... but great

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 14, 2019

Went for lunch with colleagues. Had chicken burger for £8 which was quite nice. You have to order sides separately. Nice enough place for lunch

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

The exterior is relatively discrete and hides the fact that there is a large interior inside and, even better, an amazingly large garden space at the rear, decked out with a range of different seating types and even tables in beach huts. It was a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ian C
TheFenceLondon, General Manager at The Fence, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Hi Ian, Thank you so much for your kind review! I'm glad you managed to find a place to sit, sometimes us being busy puts people off, so thank you again! Our wine list is going through a little tweak ready for the summer so...More

Reviewed April 15, 2019

I went for a drink with some friends a wednesday afternoon, and the place was loaded - almost full. Long queue at the bar, and no Guinness - sad, very sad. Well, I can drink other beer, so we sat down at a table to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

Went for a drink a week ago. It has a really modern and vibing atmosphere. Definitely enjoyed the backyard.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Katyasworld
Reviewed April 4, 2019

It's busy near Faringdon station and The Fence is an interesting venue - sometimes it's completely packed and other times there's plenty of room. They've got an extensive gin menu and the staff are always friendly. It's got a fantastic garden with plenty of outside...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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TheFenceLondon, Manager at The Fence, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2019

Hello, Thank you very much for taking your time and leaving us a review. We really appreciate it. Kind regards Gabbie

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