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The Bolingbroke

#4,771 of 18,228 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$, British,
Northcote Road | Battersea, London SW11 6RE, England
+44 20 7228 4040
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Northcote Road | Battersea, London SW11 6RE, England
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We popped in here on a very busy Friday evening on our way to a house party. Although it was incredibly busy ( I have never seen so many 'babies' in a bar!!!), the atmosphere was warm and inviting. The wine choices were excellent and...More

Thank Cardigankate
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Popped in here on spec last Tuesday (5th Sep) as we're lost in Northcote now for a chatty lunch or early dinner since Rosita's closed (RIP). Thanks to the welcoming & friendly staff, we finally remembered we'd both last visited here back in the late...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Hadn't eaten in here for years, other than a few drinks but I kept hearing quite rightly, rumours the food was very good. One Friday lunchtime my husband had lunch outside, it was busy and the waitress was a tad stressed! But the two older...More

Thank GlobalGrazer2016
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I had been pestered to go for a Sunday Roast by my better half, and unfortunately I could not fight off the nagging any longer. Sunday Roast's to me are best done at the family home, they're the strongest memory for me and I have...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The Bolingbroke is ... OK. My friend's meal seemed fine and you can tell it's a high-end gastropub. But my Barnsley chop was a record breaker - for being the smallest on record. A Barnsley chop is famous for being hefty - a slab of...More

Thank Jonathan167
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The Bolingbroke : great food, good service, reasonable beer but please dont tell everyone. The specials look interesting & the mains were very good

Thank Mike_the_plumb
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Just came back from a lovely dinner at the Bolingbroke. Having sat outside they were more than happy to add our first drinks to our tab and didn't pester us to order food (we took over 30min before even looking at the menus!). The starter...More

Thank Kriflic
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Good choice of dishes, and an adequate wine list, though the dessert wines, as with most restaurants, are seriously overpriced.

Thank David B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

My son and I went to the Bolingbroke as we both fancied a burger. The ones we were served were probably the nastiest we have ever had. We asked for medium rare . The meat(?) we were served was grey and limp. Not the kind...More

Thank janecrassweller
Holly B, Guest Relations Manager at The Bolingbroke, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you very much for your review of The Bolingbroke. I am very sorry to read that you were served such disappointing food on your visit. I will pass your comments onto the head chef now who will make swift improvements where necessary. We usually...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Had breakfast here last Sunday on Mothers day. Food was great and staff were very attentive considering they were very booked at lunch and dinner for Mothers Day.

Thank jmsheard2016
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19 September 2015|
Response from Holly B | Property representative |
Hello, sorry for the late reply, I have only just seen this message. Are you enquiring about our hotel rooms at The Tommyfield? We don't offer cava at check in I'm afraid! But do have a bar downstairs. Regards, Holly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northcote Road | Battersea, London SW11 6RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clapham / Battersea 
  • Neighbourhood: Clapham / Battersea 
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7228 4040
  • E-mail
Showcasing the best British food and drink in relaxed and welcoming surroundings, The Bolingbroke is the perfect place to enjoy a chilled glass of wine after work, a hearty lunch with friends, weekend brunch or a romantic dinner underneath the stars in the striking conservatory. Named after Viscount Bolingbroke (1678-1751), an infamous local politician known for his hard drinking, innumerable affairs and wild escapades, this refined and renowned pub and dining room exudes elegance. The Bolingbroke's warm welcome extends to all the family with toys and games to keep the little ones happy, as well as their own children's menu.
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