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“Great place”

The Champion, Notting Hill
Ranked #1,317 of 22,373 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$21
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub
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Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, After-hours, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
Description: With Hyde Park right our doorstep, The Champion is perfectly placed for taking in the sights and sounds of leafy yet vibrant Notting Hill. Our mighty fine London pub is blessed with bags of character and charm, attracting regulars as deliciously diverse as our beer list. Soak up the atmosphere over an indulgent Sunday roast and a few friends, unwind with a pint in front of our open fire or discover our 'secret garden' downstairs.
Cleveland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

This place has a good atmosphere and great food, the service is excellent.
A great place to visit for food or just a drink

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Brisbane, Australia
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“A safe bet”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

Popped in here for dinner this month but been here plenty for beers before. Great selection of beers and good bar snacks here. Quite a fair bit of seating upstairs, downstairs and in the garden. Nothing wrong with the beer at all, really one of the better selections going.

Food wise, it was okay. We had the risotto and something else which has been lost in my memory. They were good about switching wedges with chips etc. The food though was fine but nothing more than average. It filled a hole for the evening. The tipping system is a little different though and ended up working out to be 20% for what i'm not quite sure. They way it is added is a bit different as well with more of a statement. But all in all it was 2oquid ahead for dinner and a few pints.

i think though in future i'll just stick withthe beer.

  • Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Warm and friendly watering hole”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

Probably the closest thing we have to a local living in Central London, The Champion is a fantastic pub, with really nice staff and tasty food served in generous portions.

Great in both winter and summer thanks to its fire and outdoor seating (front - brilliant for people watching - and back), The Champion is simply chilled out, invitingly decorated and welcomes all, including dogs and babies.

Would thoroughly recommend for anything from a quick pint to lunch or dinner. Ideal location if you're visiting Kensington (Palace, Gardens, High Street) or Notting Hill.

  • Visited June 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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“Ticking off Sam Smiths in London”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

1st Sam Smiths pub of recent trip to London, stained glass window pub, very rustic, traditional Olde pub, Very close to Oxford Street. Wasn't serving food at the time, but would probably have eaten there. Good service but a bit grubby looking. Good place to rest up and only 100m from another Sam Smith pub.

  • Visited May 2014
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Burgas, Bulgaria
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“The ultimate place to drink few beers near Hyde park :)”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

This is one of the best pubs I've ever been. The atmosphere is just as expected for a great London pub. The beer selection is fantastic - I love the draught beer with citrus flavor. It was just great. The sausages were also fine. I cannot wait for the next time I'm in London to visit this awesome place again.

  • Visited November 2013
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