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Metro Garden Restaurant & Bar

9 Clapham Common South Side, London SW4 7AA, England
+44 20 7627 0632
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
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British, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
9 Clapham Common South Side, London SW4 7AA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I’d never have known what a wonderful surprise is hidden from the exterior. Our friend found this online and asked me to have a look, so we booked a table for 3 on Thursday evening. The outside looks plain, but once you enter it’s like...More

Thank vietas2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had my daughter's 21st birthday party here and nothing was too much trouble. The garden and marquee are fabulous and nothing was too much trouble for Fran and her team. The food was delicious and we were over 40 people. What a wonderful place.

Thank Pitfoxuk
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Took my friend here for Sunday lunch, as always the service was 👍🏻. We received a warm welcome and shown to are table, drinks menu handed to us with the chance of actually being able to relax before the waiter requires your food order. Sunday...More

Thank alanpwalker
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Just arrived back in London .It’s been a year since I was last had a great meal at Metro . I was not surprised to find out from the owner Fran that Metro had been awarded first prize as Best Roast in Clapham. I ordered...More

1  Thank tonymac45
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This is a fab bar/ restaurant /party venue in a great location with delicious food and ambience. The staff were extremely helpful. If only I lived closer I would be visiting on a regular basis

1  Thank JNoone186338
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We walked past and thought this looked like it might be a nice place for dinner. SO WRONG. I ordered the ravioli - it was uncooked. My partner ordered dover sole, which was over cooked and the skin was horrible. The "olive mash" was awful...More

Thank CaitlinH
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I was the first to arrive at 8pm for my friend Rob Sykes leaving the UK party. A member of the staff greeted me on my arrival and served me with a drink It was my first time and the bar is long and narrow,...More

Thank stephenmahoneymedia
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I attended the restaurant last week for our date night. Despite having up and down Clapham high street I had never spotted this gym. Upon arrival we were greeted by the smiles of the waiters and the burning log in the chimney....More

Thank 0481Tony
Reviewed 24 January 2018

From start-to-finish, the service was exceptional. I wanted an intimate place for me and my close friends to celebrate my 30th birthday. From the emails from Olivia, who was very professional and offered me a ton of scenario's on how I could celebrate, we opted...More

Thank BlueEyedBoy_2018
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We hired back room for my mum's 80th birthday meal. What a great move that was. The staff couldn't do enough for us, they catered for our every need. We had a traditional Sunday roast dinner which was absolutely delicious. The room was decorated lovely,...More

Thank thartfield
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$66
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Clapham Common South Side, London SW4 7AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clapham / Battersea 
  • Neighbourhood: Clapham / Battersea 
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7627 0632
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'One of Clapham's best kept secrets' as described by Charles Campion of the Evening Standard.Just outside the Clapham Common tube station, you could never guess how magical the gardens are beyond the restaurant doors. Those in the know spend many balmy summer evenings under the twinkling lights or a warm winter by candlelight. As the sun sets over Clapham Common, Metro comes alive. Candles flicker through the restaurant, the original church pews start to fill up with guests. It is a unique and almost magical surrounding to eat, drink and relax. The gardens have a rustic feel and are nestled in between the beautiful St Mary's church and the monastery, the amazing stained glass window creates a splendid back drop to start your evening or conversation. Come see for yourself why the Metro is considered one of Clapham's best kept secrets!
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