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The Oval Lounge - Bar & Kitchen

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Bar, British, European, Gastropub
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24 Clapham Road | Oval, Kennington, London SW9 0JG, England
+44 20 7735 8882
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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646 reviews
589 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had the full English with added avocado which definitely hit the spot if a little on the pricey side, liked the modern relaxed decor and will no doubt be back to try out the lunch/dinner as it is 2 for 1 on Tastecard (this doesn't apply to breakfast)

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Thank beverleydave
London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to here for couple time. The food wasn't good at all. The fish and chips we ordered were blend. The fish was small too.They only have the sauce for taste.

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Thank 124kim2015
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent menu and service was faultless and welcoming. Food- we had tiger prawns, nachos or homemade fish cakes - followed by carbonara or poached salmon which was delicious. All well presented and service with a smile. Great ambience and definitely recommend. Just 2 minutes walk from Oval underground.

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Thank fikim
theOvalLounge, General Manager at The Oval Lounge - Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We're so pleased that you loved all of the dishes you ordered and that your service was top notch. We look forward to serving you again very soon! More 

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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Currrently sat in the Oval Lounge watching the world go by through its large bay window. Second visit in the last few weeks and certainly won't be the last. Good food and good beer in a..... I hesitate to use the word trendy.....modern? contemporary? Bar near the Oval cricket ground. There's nothing trendy about a place that is clean, nicely... More 

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Thank mammamammon2
theOvalLounge, General Manager at The Oval Lounge - Bar & Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing your feedback and comments with us! We're thrilled that you love our atmosphere, food, and beer. We look forward to serving you again very soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I live around and decided to have a try. The menu is much to choose that it must be more concentrate for their food. We ordered BBQ ribs and lamb shank. The ribs actually is very tasty and nice with Marconi cheese. But my lamb shank is bit small and cold. Although it said is low cook, I think they... More 

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Nice, relaxed place with a heated terrace. Big range of wines at fair-for-London prices. Decent food. A good stopping-off point.

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Thank greave2016
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for an afternoon brunch meal with my partner. I personally got eggs Benedict which was well presented and very very nice. Lovely good! My partner got scrambled eggs & salmon on granary toast which she also really enjoyed. It's a nice cosy place within walking distance of oval station. Definitely recommend especially as we got it on Groupon... More 

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Thank FabsHolidays
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Quite a lovely, but basic, dining and drinking hole. (This is not meant to sound negative). The menu was compact but varied and the prices are very competitive for London. Unlike the negative review regarding the food, we enjoyed ours immensely. We shared a Calamari starter and an Ice Cream dessert, and both had the Cod & Chips. Everything was... More 

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Thank John S
London
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A chef who can really cook and with the best of ingredients. The salmon and potatoes and wlted spinach witha superb sauce were devoured by my wife, The linguine carbonara was frankly as near great as you get (but I'd prefer bacon lardons to ham). The portions were bigger than me! Then came the apple crumble with creme anglaise and... More 

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Thank GFSLondon
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Nice dinner in a really nice atmosphere. I really enjoyed finding this place. Wholesome food and a good selection of wines. Seek it out you won't be disappointed.

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Thank David M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Cuisine
Bar, British, European, Gastropub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Buffet, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Clapham Road | Oval, Kennington, London SW9 0JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7735 8882
Description
The Oval Lounge is the chicest, venue to have a drink in Oval, just 150m from Oval Tube Station. Serving fantastic, fresh food accompanied by great wines, continental draught beers and bottle IPA, Craft Lager and cider, cocktails, coffees and a whole other range of soft drinks! Excellent spot for food, drinks and corporate entertainment on cricket match days. The Oval Cricket Stadium is 200m away....High-chairs available and well-behaved children welcome all day. Free Wi-Fi and Cashback (no minimum spend on cards) available to all customers. **Happy Hour Monday to Friday between 4pm and 7pm available across draught and bottled beers, spirits and house wine. **Full Breakfast menu available 7 days a week 12noon - 5pm weekdays and from 10am - 5pm on weekends and public holidays. **Free local delivery available on our full menu between 6pm and close Thursday to Mondays **Collection available 7 days a week via our website or by phoning the restaurant on 0207 735 882

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