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The Black Dog Freehouse

#557 of 18,615 Restaurants in London
££ - £££, British,
112 Vauxhall Walk, London SE11 5ER, England
+44 20 7735 4440
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scotch egg” (22 reviews)
“pork pie” (11 reviews)
“burger” (44 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
112 Vauxhall Walk, London SE11 5ER, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We're 60-something Americans and were looking for a friendly local pub. Black Dog filled the bill. Very welcoming and capable servers. Very nice people. Fish & chips were very good. At server's recommendation, tried "mushy peas" for the first time. Really good. Most of the...More

Thank Ronjoh8888
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This pub attracts a crowd of younger, middle class patrons having a drink after work or on weekends. My daughter and I had dinner here one weekday evening. We had a succulent watercress, watermelon and feta salad — definitely the meal’s highlight. For mains. I...More

Thank DeidreNYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a find! Great food, reasonable prices and friendly helpful service. Inevitably a bit warm and sticky inside but that is not their fault! The garden very popular

Thank joystravells
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having recently been refused a drink in The Rose (around the corner) because we had our little dog with us. We fell upon the Black Dog , what a great place. Dogs welcome , great atmosphere, good food & beer. This is our place of...More

3  Thank BromsgroveBlue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had booked a table for my friends and I at the Black dog and we had a lovely evening ! Great food and service ! Would highly recommend if you want to have a nice time with friends and have good food !

Thank Douldoul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fell into this place after a long walk to get out of the heat and what a fortunate choice. Some interesting local beers on tap and a great choice of decent and interesting pub grub.

Thank Netsmith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my go to pub for excellent food, service and atmosphere after a long day walking around London. I recommend the Dog's Dinner which changes daily and includes a pint of their very own Black Dog ale, lager or stout. I'm looking forward to...More

1  Thank Chad C
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Called in here for Dinner on a Monday night whilst staying on a work trip. The team were very accommodating and welcoming instantly showing us to a table. Food is good - pub grub at its best and well priced! Would recommend if you're in...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Found this Pub only a few blocks off Albert Embankment and Vauxhall station. Service is excellent, atmosphere is definitely "pub", food was great. Fish and chips are delightful and not greasy. Burger was superior. Could teach Americans about a good burger. Wish we had more...More

1  Thank mikea1949
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We were looking for a nice lunch-stop prior to a day-night match at the Oval and found this place on Tripadvisor. Booking ahead is strongly advised as the place gets full quickly - in fact nearly all the tables had a 'reserved' sign on them...More

1  Thank scud56
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Questions & Answers
18 February 2018|
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Response from Giovanni R | Reviewed this property |
There is not free parking. but you got few paid party spots around the corner.
21 June 2017|
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Response from moogs68 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a good one
25 March 2017|
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Response from Stephanie C | Reviewed this property |
I'm just a visitor. Call the bar 🙂
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Vauxhall Walk, London SE11 5ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7735 4440
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