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Light House Restaurant

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75-77 Ridgway | Wimbledon, London SW19 4ST, England
+44 20 8944 6338
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by our meal on Friday with friends over from Paris. The service was top notch, our waiter had a very friendly manner, was attentive and made us feel very welcome. The food was also good, I'd recommend the John Dori and the Lamb. The only down side are the acoustics at the back of the restaurant are poor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We came here for a birthday lunch and really enjoyed it. The food we ordered was very good but a couple things did let it down a bit. The lamb was a bit too under cooked so was quite hard to cut through and the cheesecake wasn't the best. However the hake was amazing and the panacotta was the best... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I was taken here to celebrate my birthday on a Saturday night. I enjoyed my food, but found it a bit rich. My daughter was very disappointed with her starter of scallops wrapped in pancetta, saying they were dry and lacked seasoning. It is obviously a very popular restaurant but we found it very cramped and as a result very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This a lovely dining experience which is rare to find in the 'burbs. A bit of a local treasure. Lighting just right, buzzy but not noisy. Food a bit patchy, though, sadly. Portions a bit too large, ideas were good, but execution lacked a bit of refinement. But spent a lovely evening there catching up with a good friend, and... More 

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Thank RachelJFB
Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

15 of us dined here for a family celebration. The staff all seem to have a permanent and genuine smile on their faces and the food was great. I chose asparagus with hollandaise and a poached egg followed by cod with Jersey Royals and for dessert honeycomb ice cream. The place was buzzing on a Saturday evening and we all... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Would normally be a five star ratin, as arguably this is normally a great venue, as we have frequented Light House on a number of occasions. However, it was quite poor last night. From the very slow waitress, who clearly struggled on a busy night, as well as her abruptness and inability to listen. The worse, was finding a metal... More 

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Thank Viv S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

As a restaurant owner myself, this would be one of the very few restaurants I have been to in the past years I would really recommend. Excellent food, very professional service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

First visit on Mothers Day with my family. Lovely set menu, service was very good. Lovely interior. Food was very nice. Only one criticism: side plates for bread/olive oil not provided. We plan to return

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

5 of us dining on a Thursday evening, had a pleasant evening with great food, somewhat let down by pompous service. Starters including crab risotto, liver pate and salt duck were generally well received if not outstanding. Main course of fillet steak was near perfect, cooked as ordered, jus with great depth and decent potatoes, could have done with a... More 

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

From start to finish it was an excellent evening. We were greeted at the door and ushered directly to our table. Four of us each ate three mainly different courses none of which could be faulted. Service was excellent, friendly and attentive without being overly so. Will definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $48
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-77 Ridgway | Wimbledon, London SW19 4ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8944 6338
Description
The Light House opened in 1999 to great critical acclaim and has gone from strength to strength ever since. Now well established as a friendly, neighbourhood restaurant with a modern, international menu and an inspiring selection of wines. The friendly, professional service contributes to its well deserved reputation as one on of the best places to eat in South West London. We now have air-conditioned dining too!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?