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The Regent Bar Balham

#767 of 1 343 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 11:00 - 00:00
Open today: 11:00 - 00:00
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Nice bar but very average food

We met a few friends for a couple of drinks last Sunday and decided to grab a bite to eat. Hugely... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
johnnymc17
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Served it's purpose for a quick tasty lunch

Very spacious pub conveniently very near Balham station. We went on a Sunday where it was very... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
Dominic S
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Independent, inviting and right up your street, The Regent is a pretty handsome and friendly local serving darn tasty pub food with a beer selection to take care of every palate, classically perfect cocktails and wines to wet your whistle. Reclaimed...more
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21 Chestnut Grove, London SW12 8JB, England
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Situated twenty yards from Balham high road this bar manages to feel like a slightly upmarket local pub. It has extremely friendly staff. In the afternoons it is filled with mothers and babies chatting away merely.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank IrmaLiberty
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This is pub-grub and friendly service of the most excellent kind. Attentive caring staff (from the boss down) and the food? I travel a lot and spend a lot of time eating in pubs rather than poncy restaurants - if you're in Balham, get yourself...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Jerryhill057
LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Hi Jerry, Thank you so much for your fantastic review! We are so pleased you enjoyed the food, the staff and the beer. Hope to see you again soon! All the best, The Regent Team x

Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went there for lunch over the Christmas break and it was all good. A very wide choice of food (from brunch type to proper mains and even Sunday lunch even though it was Boxing Day and a Monday!) and as a group of 11,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank DAVIDandNICKIBELL
LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Hi David & Nicki So pleased you enjoyed the service we provided. We're lucky to have a great team to provide both the service and food to you and your guests. Hope to see you again soon, All the best, The Regent Team x

Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Regent, It was a completely fantastic evening for my birthday at the regent, Matas and his team made the whole experience stress free and totally enjoyable form beginning to end. We were a big booking for 20 people and it was hard to find...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Pierre A
LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2016

Hi Pierre, thank you so much for your lovely review and we can't wait to host you guys soon again! All the best, Mantas and the rest of the team

Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

On a visit from Scotland came to the Regent with my nephew who uses it more for drinks however we decided to eat as we were comfortable in a nice pub atmosphere. Shared nachos for starter the best i have tasted in a long while...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank outandabout2007
LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2016

Thank for your kind words about our food, we are lucky to have a brilliant team in the kitchen who are all looking forward to cooking for you guys soon again! All the best, The Regent Team

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We met a few friends for a couple of drinks last Sunday and decided to grab a bite to eat. Hugely disappointing. While the food wasn't bad value, all our meals (roast lamb, chicken & beef burgers and chicken wings) were pretty bland or just...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank johnnymc17
LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Hi John, thank you for your review and feedback! We are so sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your lunch! We would love to invite you back for lunch on us to make it up to you, please just email me on jessica@livelyhood.co.uk and...More

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Had a crowd of friends staying over on Saturday evening and decided it would be easier to have Sunday brunch out of the house. Plenty of choice in Balham but it had to be somewhere that could cater for a group of 10, which we...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review us! I am so sorry to hear about the wait and the standard of the food on your visit. We were unfortunately caught shorthanded that day which made things a bit tricky! To make up for it...More

Reviewed 4 July 2016

Very spacious pub conveniently very near Balham station. We went on a Sunday where it was very quiet surprisingly. Large interior with massive screens / projector that was showing Wimbledon. We sat in the pleasant outside area and ordered a few drinks and a burger...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Dominic S
LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Hi Dominic, thank you for your review! I am glad to hear you enjoyed The Regent and our great screens for watching sports! Do let us know next time and we can remove the service charge should you wish. Hope to see you at the...More

Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Went here after coming back from the city, it was not busy for a Wednesday afternoon and we just needed a light bite to keep us going before dinner. We both chose the "Fish Finger Sandwich" Freshly battered fish pieces in a Ciabatta roll with...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank WilliamandCindy
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I visit this pub several times when staying with nearby family frequently. It's very hard working staff are always very friendly and effective and the large screen sports screens are great. A very nice environment but is so noisy when even half-full. It just seems...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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