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The Rookery, Clapham Common

#1 000 of 1 347 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 17:30 - 23:00
Open today: 17:30 - 23:00
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Disappointing

I don't like posting a bad review and especially at a place where I have previously had such... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Tasmin s
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London, United Kingdom
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Mediocre

I was disappointed with this place. It looks cool from the outside and the regularly changing menu... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
something_similar
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent18%
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  • Average18%
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  • Terrible21%
11 Nov 2018
“Can’t have been any worse ”
27 Mar 2018
“Rude manager, disappointing food and over-priced drinks”
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We booked a family lunch for 12.30pm on Saturday a week in advance as a special occasion while our parents were visiting London. Turned up on time and was seated, waitress took our drink and food orders and everything seemed to be running smoothly. But,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I've been to The Rookery several times, as it's a convenient place to meet friends. However, I've been disappointed on most occasions. The worst thing is the manager, who is extremely rude, never has a smile on his face and doesn't seem to know anything...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 4, 2 couples who visited for a Sunday roast. We had an amended booking to be seated at 5pm. Food took an hour to be served 3/3 beef roasts were cold with a very small portion of beef on each...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was really quiet when we visited at lunchtime. Had to chase for our main courses as we’d been there over an hour , 6 plates arrived and we had to send 3 back , undercooked chicken and undercooked burger. They replaced them and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Really horrible Sunday dining experience. We came to try out The Rookery as we are new to the area and wanted a nice Sunday roast. We ordered beef and unfortunately had to send it back twice as the first time it was cold, there was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Annie L
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I don't like posting a bad review and especially at a place where I have previously had such amazing meals. The main vegetarian meal I had was such a disappointment and it has definitely made me rethink visiting again. My husband and his friend had...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tasmin s
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Good sunny spot for an evening soire and the sun ☀️ is the best in the front of the restaurant. Excellent music for chilling with your family and mates. Nice passionfruit cider. Nice food. Solved anorexia. Dogs are too skinny

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I was disappointed with this place. It looks cool from the outside and the regularly changing menu was appealing but it was a bit of a miss. Service was not very friendly (even though they weren't busy) and several of the dishes were quite bland...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Have visited the Rookery twice over the past two Sundays and both visits were great, the first was to celebrate my birthday so it was a big group but the staff were helpful and friendly. The second time was this past Sunday and again the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Came here for Sunday lunch with friends. Friendly slightly haphazard service, good food, nice atmosphere. Would come again.

Date of experience: February 2017
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