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Summary

“Superb in every respect” and “extremely good value” – Joe Lambert’s “Balham gem” is renowned locally for its “informal-but-never-sloppy service” and a “very high standard of seasonal cooking” that, for its most ardent fans, “classes it as a competitor to Chez Bruce”. A couple of regulars reported a “loss of mojo” here this year however – “it was disappointing, but we hope this let-down was a one off”.

£55
   ££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Lucky Balhamites to have it on their doorstep!” – Joe Lambert’s “consistently excellent” neighbourhood favourite “nibbles at Chez Bruce’s heels” in the affections of SW12 residents. Its “creative, modern and seasonal British food” is “remarkably good value” and served by “superb” staff in a “casual” setting.

£52
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Approaching Chez Bruce standards but less expensive!” – this Balham neighbourhood favourite “hits all the right notes”, with its “subtle” décor, “helpful” service and “unfailingly impressive” cooking that’s “really exceptional value”.

£50
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Excels in every way”; this “enterprising” and “pleasant” favourite, near Balham station, is a “wonderful” and “sensibly priced” operation – “more relaxed than Chez Bruce, but snapping at its heels in terms of quality”.

£47
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Owner's description

Lamberts is a modern British seasonal restaurant, offering excellent food and wine in relaxed and friendly surroundings. We love food and believe a restaurant should reflect all that is good about eating and drinking.

We are passionate about ethical produce and maintaining the countryside: We use local suppliers, many of them small family firms, and endeavour to use only the finest, often organic, seasonal ingredients.

Our seasonal menu changes regularly. Old favourites sit side by side with modern interpretations of classic dishes — all complimented by a balanced wine list featuring some exciting bottles at sensible prices.

We very much look forward to seeing you soon!

Joe Lambert

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu, Portions
Yes
10 pm, Sun 5 pm
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Lamberts Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Lamberts Restaurant in SW12, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Lamberts restaurant.
Ian R
First time back here in 4-5 years and it wa...
Reviewed 6 months, 28 days ago

"First time back here in 4-5 years and it was absolutely as good as ever. The hanger steak was the pinnacle of a superb lunch, being perfectly cooked and incredibly tender and flavuorsome. Lamberts is a lovely place and as ever the ambiance was spot on. On this occasion we were with our 5 and 3 year olds, both were treated as being very special and were well looked after. Service was good although I did receive the wrong beer as a starter (not a major problem as this was very nice!) and our waiter seemed constantly a bit flustered despite the restaurant only being around 50% full. He was very pleasant though and was on hand to answer any questions we had. Overall, Lamberts remains a top notch local restaurant and it really is deserving of an ever widening reputation. Hopefully we don't leave it so long before returning."

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2 Station Parade, London, SW12 9AZ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6 pm-10 pm
Wednesday6 pm-10 pm
Thursday6 pm-10 pm
Friday6 pm-10 pm
Saturday12:30 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10 pm
Sunday12 pm-4 pm

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