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The Phoenix

#293 of 1 347 Nightlife in London
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Good place to meet and chat

We went to the Phoenix recently and really enjoyed the atmosphere. Staff friendly though the poor... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great Dining off the main street

We rrecently had an extended lunch at the Phoenix. It's in a quiet street away from the general... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
13 Apr 2018
“Good place to meet and chat”
1 week ago
“Nice food, Shame about the service ”
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23 Smith Street, London SW3 4EE, England
+44 20 7730 9182
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is reasonably local to me and the food is passable for overpriced pub grub in Chelsea. The problem is that the service is so bad that it spoils the experience. The place is chronically understaffed and the attending staff are under trained. Expect to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Phoenix as a group of 13 for our Christmas get together. We were so impressed with the service, especially given the size of the group! Iliana was our main server on the night and she did a wonderful job - she was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Great visit, great food, great staff, great find. Overall great! 😛 Shortly going to go back as this was just what you want in a pub. Just of the main road so not too packed. Atmosphere is warm and friendly. The staff are good too...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank foxm705
Reviewed 18 September 2018

If you want to eat good food and then chill for a while, this is the place. We took full advantage of the whole place. We started at the restaurant in the back, then drank Pimms on side terrace, which is on a dead end...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mary P
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We went to the Phoenix recently and really enjoyed the atmosphere. Staff friendly though the poor barman was rather rushed of his feet for a while before he got help. We then decided to stay on for dinner and the burger and sausages were excellent...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We rrecently had an extended lunch at the Phoenix. It's in a quiet street away from the general hubbub. Meals and staff were excellent, and the pub has a friendly, comfortable ambience. A great spot to catch up with friends if you're in the area.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank DaleS684
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped at The Phoenix for a Sunday lunch for two and was very impressed. Welcoming, stylish and one of the best pub lunches I've had in ages - lemony turbot with asparagus - really delicious, served by cheery professional staff - good one!

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

In the Geronimo Inns stable, which is an arm of Young & Co Brewery (which was bought up by Charles Wells). As such the house beers are pretty average, but it does stock a few more interesting guests. We liked the furnishings and ambience. Prices...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This is a must if you're in Chelsea. The atmosphere is delightful and the staff is friendly and attentive.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Food here is not consistent. Far too hit and miss guess they don't have a regular chef. Good location and when the food does arrive some is very good such as bangers and mash. Seafood is good also but not regular. Pity as a cracking...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Wealth courses through The King's Road, Chelsea's
upmarket artery of West London life packed with shops,
eateries and glitzy nightspots. For people-watching at
its best and luxury retail therapy that's largely
unrivalled, this area cannot be missed. But if this
showy street starts to overwhelm or a moment of price
tag shock sends you reeling, a quick detour down
pretty much any of many King's Road veins will reveal
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