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The Goat

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Combining the best in British pub hospitality with individuality, character and quirky charm, The Goat is located in the buzzing Northcote Road area of Battersea, one of London’s oldest and most diverse districts. Just a stone’s throw from vast and leafy Clapham Common, The Goat is the perfect setting for a laid-back yet distinctly memorable drinking and dining experience. Whether you’re looking for a lazy lunch, family dinner or social eats and treats with friends, The Goat offers tempting and flavoursome food, an explorative drinks menu and a genuine, welcoming atmosphere to suit all occasions. Mixing traditional wood-panelling with copperwork, marble tables, mis-matched chairs and a host
PRICE RANGE
$11 - $22
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buzzy venue in busy Clapham... staff are friendly and busy - food was great, served quickly and plenty of choice!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank another_bludy_bunker
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Goat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lovely review - we love it when you love us! Be sure to follow our socials to stay upto date on developments, news, offers & events at The Goat!

Reviewed June 13, 2019

Very friendly staff. Quick service. Delicious well presnted food. Modern pub with lovely, calm atmosphere. All jolly good! Excellent to see five star food hygiene rating - well done!More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank thelittlesprite
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Goat, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Hi there thelittlesprite, Thank you so much for taking the time out to leave us your review. I'm so glad you found the food, service and atmosphere all to be great. This is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team and...More

Reviewed June 2, 2019

Claimed they were showing the Champions League Final, were happy to book tables and take money for drinks on that basis, but when we turned up there was no sound of the match (music being played instead) and they were showing it via YouTube which...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Xtrol
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Goat, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2019

Hi there Xtrol, I'm very disappointed to read this review and I am sorry you were unsatisfied on Saturday night. There seems to have been a mis-communication here and I must address some of the points you have raised. We did not advertise we were...More

Reviewed May 19, 2019

Location is quite near Clapham Junction Station. Very good for Sunday lunch. Not too busy or crowded. Has two levels. Unusual decor- must have been a cinema in previous days.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank parisvisitor775
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Goat, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2019

Hi Parisvisitor775, Thank you so much for your great feedback, I'm glad you found the atmosphere on Sunday to be just right on your visit. As for the building being a cinema I'd love to find that out too - all I know is that...More

Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Totally loved this bar full of atmosphere and buzzing loved the music and lots of space and tablets to seat... Drinks are amazing 😉 Go go go and try it....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Suey245
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Goat, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2019

Hi Suey, Thank you so much for your amazing comments! This is what we aim for here at The Goat so I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit and were impressed with the drinks, music & atmosphere. It's great to hear when we get things...More

Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

Simply unacceptable. Horrendous smell... definitely put us off our food (of which was actually pretty nice). It needs sorting.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Alex B
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Goat, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Hi Alex, I'm so sorry about the experience you had with us and that you were put off. Regarding the smell you experienced this is an ongoing issue due to the age and complexity of the building. I am very sorry that it spoilt your...More

Reviewed April 28, 2019

My friend and I sat on the second floor of The Goat for a drink on Friday night. At the time the place was empty and usually used for restaurant style dining. After exchange with one of the waiters he said we needed to buy...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Goat, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Hi there, I'm very sorry to hear about the poor experience you had during your visit. Unfortunately at peak times the restaurant is prioritised for dining and has to managed accordingly for bookings and walk in parties who wish to dine with us. Even if...More

Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Such a lovely looking venue however service and food let’s it down completely :(( The lady behind the bar was super attentive and very helpful in helping us with alternatives with our food dishes as they were out of the chosen orders. Very, very lovely...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank cmiller1717_
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Goat, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2019

Hi Cmiller1717_, Thank you for your feedback. I appreciate you taking the time out to let us know about your experience. I'm sorry that you found the service not up to standard on your visit, we had a few new team members starting around that...More

Reviewed April 18, 2019

We pop in here every few months for a quiet drink, all the staff are really nice, food is good as well. x

Date of visit: April 2019
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GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Goat, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Hi Gerard, Thank you so much for your kind comments. It's great to hear we have been consistently impressive over the months you have visited us. I look forward to welcoming you back for food and drinks again soon. Thank you again, Amy

Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Me and 6 friends had heard good things about the Goat and after leaving a louder more crowded bar nearby, wanted a quiter place with plenty of seats to enjoy another drink before heading home. One of our party rushed ahead of our crowd as...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Goat, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Hi Emma, I apologise profusely for your experience on the evening you visited and I really hope I can try to make amends. The behaviour you describe from the door staff was completely unacceptable and it has been addressed. We are now no longer working...More

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