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The Rocket

#4,685 of 18,267 Restaurants in London}
£, British,
Putney Wharf Tower, Brewhouse Lane | Putney, London SW15 2JQ, England
+44 87808970
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“peas” (4 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“burgers” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Putney Wharf Tower, Brewhouse Lane | Putney, London SW15 2JQ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

When I first visited this pub, about seven years ago, it was a hidden gem. Lovely huge leather seats and quiet. Because of its excellent location it eventually gained popularity, especially in the summer. Again not a problem. I visited at least once a week....More

Thank Cosmonaut_Korolev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rocket closed recently for what they called a 'refurbishment'. What they have actually done is a real shame. In a cynical bid to increase turnover, they have removed all of the charming features that gave the place character, and replaced them with austere tables-for-two....More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A vair vair posh Spoons full of millennials, seemed generally relaxed and not too pretentious considering the above! Visited on a Saturday night and we were told half of the outdoor seating was closed and we couldn't sit there, so had to sit on the...More

Thank ignoranttraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, its wetherspoons, but staff whuch served me was really mean. I was completely ignored by dark clorored skin gril. She was looking at me in the really way I don't like. Your staff don't know table numbers. Drinks cheap, nice area.

1  Thank carlosandre77
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My friends and I love weatherspoons. This is a really nice location on the river and there are tables outside which you can sit on. Really nice spoons would recommend it

Thank Annamaria370
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Yep, a Wetherspoons in Posh Putney, right on the river and with sunny weather could not be better placed. It was very busy as the local footy had finished, the staff searched and found us a booth and we settled in and ordered our meals....More

Thank 80marines
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We popped in for drinks and food , it was the 1st day of the new football season , the bar was packed . We tried to order our food using the Wetherspoon app , but our order kept freezing out so we gave our...More

Thank cuddslfc
Rocket M, Manager at The Rocket, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hey, Thanks for the positive review. We really appreciate you taking the time to review our pub, and are very happy hear you enjoyed your time at The Rocket. It is particularly pleasing to hear how helpful our staff was on such a busy day....More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

The Rocket is the only venue in Putney where you can get a drink for a normal price. There are provisos, as I will outline, but the range of drinks on offer, the character of the building and the stylish, comprehensive price lists on the...More

2  Thank Simon S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

For being a weatherspoon, I think it is a great place. Good views to the river if sitting outside and ok inside. Food is nothing special, but value for money. Drinks are very cheap and service is good. Recommended if you want a value for...More

Thank Swede75_london
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This pub is situated in Putney facing the river Thames. The pub has plenty of seating inside and provides fine views of the river. Staff are friendly and efficient, breakfast menu somewhat basic but reasonably priced. Tables were dirty on my visit with remnants of...More

Thank Elusive-Camel
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16 July 2017|
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Response from Rocket M | Property representative |
Hi, Yes you can however under 18's are not permitted in the premises past 9pm. Kind regards, Daniela
Cherie C
21 April 2017|
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Response from Peter T | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any screens in the main eating area but I'm not sure about the small bar area.
6 February 2017|
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Response from Rocket M | Property representative |
Hi, I am pleased to notify you that from Wednesday 8th February, will have Mahou & Alhambra bottled beer in our fridges. We hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Daniela Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Putney Wharf Tower, Brewhouse Lane | Putney, London SW15 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 87808970
Offering a globe-spanning bar stock and a menu of British and international dishes, The Rocket is a member of the celebrated fleet of pubs from JD Wetherspoon. Menus span from hearty full English breakfasts and traditional pub classics, to fun kids' options and delicious desserts. Championing some of the nation's favourite dishes, popular weekly events at Wetherspoon's range from steak and curry nights, to the family-friendly Sunday club, where traditional roasts are served with all the trimmings. Real ales are a speciality, with a superb range of guest brews and permanent draught beers cherry-picked by Wetherspoon's resident experts.
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