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Troubadour

#1,334 of 17,060 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Earls Court
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265 Old Brompton Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9JA, England
+44 20 7370 1434
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed my experience at the Troubadour! It was a nice change from the generic pubs that are in the neighborhood. There was a nice outdoor patio and a lot of different seating areas, all nicely decorated. The food options were quite varied, from burgers and strip steaks to fish and pastas. The cocktail menu was full on great choices... More 

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Thank ashleyelpern
Halifax, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked an evening table for 4 at this Cafe / |Restaurant based on tripadvisor reviews and we weren't disappointed. Very friendly, a wonderful meal enjoyed by all in our party and the lovely lady in charge really looked after us. The 35 day aged burger was divine but then so was everything else we tried including the 2 for 1... More 

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Thank RhinoSteve13
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a place to hang out, then the Troubadour has everything you need. Great food at reasonable prices, a music venue in the basement and above all, courteous and professional staff that look after your every whim. Would recommend it to everyone.

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Thank Andrew R
UK
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first time we arrived at happy hour and stayed for dinner and desert. we had Coq au Vin and many Americanos The second time we enjoyed the company and discretion as it was a sadder occasion. The staff are amazing.

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Thank majecta
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I tried this place for the first time, for breakfast, at the weekend. What an amazing find! Great food and coffee, and the service was excellent - the staff could not have done more for me and were so welcoming, even though they were busy. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a relaxed place for a delicious... More 

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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place for breakfast, such a genuinely homey feeling, delicious food, good coffee and lovely staff. Would recommend it to everyone!

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Thank Monica G
Linslade, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

For more than 10 years my annual trips to Wimbledon have started with breakfast at the Troubadour. Yesterday however we were not able to eat there at all. We arrived just prior to 11:30 and were told that breakfast had finished and lunch hadn't started! We would not be able to order anything until service resumed at 12. I fail... More 

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Thank Macratuk
Bayonne, France
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast there with some friends. The garden is very nice and the interior is nicely decorated. The food however was average, a bit on the pricey side and the waitress (manager?) was definitely rude. She was pushy, and we didn't feel welcome. Will not go there again.

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Thank Caro G
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times over the past few months and loved the breakfast menu. Thought it had lots to choose from. So brought my mother here to try it out (it's a one hour trip from my place by tube) and was so disappointed to see that the menu has changed so drastically. My favourite, the French toast,... More 

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Thank Nickykoala
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I looked on Tripadvisor to see where a good breakfast was available near Earls Court. This place had quite a good write up. The service was good but the food was average at best. I do not feel like returning after the breakfast I had. The bacon and sausages were not of great quality and the presentation was poor to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $64
Cuisine
European, British, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Old Brompton Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Earls Court
  • Neighborhood: Earls Court
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7370 1434
Description
'With more soul than a millipede wearing size 17 boots, ceilings and walls strewn with the instrumental heirlooms of a bygone bohemia, this 50s cafe screams throw-back. Successfully and audaciously blending 50s coffee bar, wine bar, club, music venue and breakfast bar with an easy smoothness, this live music haven is the cornerstone of Old Brompton Road, which has refreshingly resisted the modern humdrum of high street homogeny. Comfort and conviviality ooze as you can sup European classic wine offerings or New World fare, nurse a hot chocolate or bury your face in an omelette big enough to swallow you whole.' Alex HomerThe Troubadour, established in 1954, has gently expanded to include a larger cafe and live music club, an award winning garden, a specialist wine shop and comfy wine bar, a great gallery for exhibitions and parties and lastly a luxurious serviced appartments, The Garret, at the top of the building & The Eleanor on the floor below. A great place to relax while the world passes you by....

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