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The Bonneville

#6,304 of 18,807 Restaurants in London
££ - £££, French,
43 Lower Clapton Road, London E5 0PQ, England
+44 20 8533 3301
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (10 reviews)
“cocktail bar” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Grill, French, Bar
PRICE
££ - £££
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Value
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LOCATION
43 Lower Clapton Road, London E5 0PQ, England
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1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 26 June 2018

Recently changed to; "The Elephants Head", enjoyed a fab meal here during my last London visit. Lovely cocktails, mojito and marguerita went down a treat. Menu small but gorgeous choice. Decor is rustic and reminiscent of neglected pub with stripped paint/wallpaper effect walls but gorgeous...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing interior good range of drinks even though i just drink coffee there . The incomparable roast cauliflower dish is my all the time favourite . The seats were brought from old cinemas which is kind of too nostalgic to me as I have seen...More

Thank Salmanthegodfather
Reviewed 5 March 2018

... the food is poor. The fried chicken was very bland and the skinny fries were a generous portion but undercooked and lukewarm. Charcuterie is ok. It's a shame, as the interior is beautiful and ideally it'd be a place you'd want to linger in....More

Thank H_Thinking_Outloud
Reviewed 13 February 2018

I like this place. Cocktails are good, food is good. It's an easy night for a local. They do a bottom less bloody mary brunch, haven't tried yet, but looking forward to it!

Thank Gaby-loves-food
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Easily my fav bar in london, everything about the Bonneville is epic. The decor, the food, the cocktails, absolutely love this place, the staff are not only handsome and charming but go out of their way to be friendly and give me immaculate service every...More

1  Thank 666sallyfrommars
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Popped in and had dinner - great beer, good steaks, quirky menu and atmosphere. Quite hipster and different to the run-of-the-mill. Friendly but busy staff. Would go back if in area again.

1  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

A really characterful little gem in Hackney. We've been here a couple of times for some truly amazing cocktails that are always served with a smile. We'll have to try the food next time!

1  Thank Alice C
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I found about the Bonneville Tavern through their YouTube channel, and I just had to try it. I've been waiting for a trip to London for over a year - and finally got here. The place is great! It suits the name perfect! It's a...More

Thank Matej K
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Seriously. We went there today for dinner (a Saturday in May 2017) and the food was atrocious. Our waiter was very sweet, like a big bounding puppy, but really had no idea what he was talking about. I didn't have the heart to complain too...More

Thank minpin26
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Quite divisive in the community but personally; I love it! Aesthetic is cool and inviting for lots of occasions. Table service is a great feature and the staff are awesome and so so friendly. Great selection of drinks, Gothic candle features, fog machine billowing a...More

Thank RichlarHoopla
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Grill, French, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Lower Clapton Road, London E5 0PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8533 3301
Description
The Bonneville Tavern brings a French-Belgian beer-hall to a Victorian pub in East London. Serving up delicious twists on classic Belgian dishes, best of Belgian and local Hackney beers and some of the best late-night cocktails you'll find anywhere in London. The Bonneville Tavern mixes Belgian roots with local suppliers to create a unique mix on the all-new menus.
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