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Wattenden Arms

) #13,240 of 18,171 Restaurants in London ££ - £££ , British,
Old Lodge Lane | Kenley, London CR8 5EU, England
+44 20 8660 4926
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“pub grub” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Old Lodge Lane | Kenley, London CR8 5EU, England
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1 - 10 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly local pub with small outside courtyard Prefer to sit in bar area frequented by locals Good quiz night Sunday evenings Half price food Mondays Restaurant pretty average but worth going just to pub for a drink

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Previously eaten in this establishment and enjoyed the homely pub food. A last minute decision led us back there. Ordered a burger and asked for the fries to be replaced with a side salad. The salad arrived with old brown edged lettuce, certainly nowhere near...More

Thank lgriffiths2017
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Popped in here for a few drinks with friends' after a lovely walk around Kenley Aerodrome and was greeted by friendly service and good local beers. We didn't eat but the menu looked OK and a few other customers looked to be enjoying the foo....More

Thank travelator_9
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We can on the Monday and discovered not only was the food nice and despite being busy it arrived quickly, but it was also half price off main courses! Bargain. :)

Thank DavidStatter
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Love the atmosphere and the staff. Been coming here for at least 15 years on and off and can't fault the place. Lots of history linked to the Battle of Britain as well as its just round the corner from Kenley aerodrome. Food is good...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Having been a customer of the Wattenden Arms in the past I have always been pleased with the people and service. When I visited on Tuesday (18th April) I was extremely disappointed. I went with my son. We both ordered the superfood salad, however, it...More

1  Thank HevvyBev
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Visited on a Tuesday evening, pretty quiet so managed to get a decent table where we could sit and talk without any loud conversations around us. Ordered a sharing platter between two of us, this turned out to be a mountain of food!! Service at...More

1  Thank kdw72
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been to this pub for many years and we decided that it was worth revisiting. We had booked a table for dinner which was good as on a Friday night it was packed. This is a lovely little pub that doesn't pretend to...More

1  Thank jivebanana
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We've been here a few times and each time it's been the same. Dirty tables and full of dirty glasses and empty bottles. It wasn't busy in there at all but still no one was clearing the tables. At the bar there was an inordinately...More

3  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have been in to the pub this week, and I can honestly say it was filthy, the table we sat in was filthy all up the side of the wall, the outside all glasses left in smoking area not collected, it was not busy....More

5  Thank AngelaSurreyEngland
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15 June 2016|
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Response from CELET95 | Reviewed this property |
We have been evenings and Sunday and the service was terrible each visit and no we will not be visiting again for some time until management, cleaning and service are changed, sorry. We tried 3 times
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Lodge Lane | Kenley, London CR8 5EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8660 4926
  • E-mail
The Wattenden arms is at least 114 years old. It is steeped in RAF history, some of our regulars have been drinking here for over 60 years. Staff will always greet you with a friendly smile and do their level best to make your experience with us a memorable one. We have a fine selection of ale with a minimum of 4 on at any one time. Our lagers spirits and wines will cater for every pallet. The food menu caters for all and the prices and quality are second to none. If you grant us with your presence and have any feedback or views on what you would like to experience with us we will always great fully receive them. We look forward to seeing you soon
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