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October 2023: Barnes resident George Glasgow Jr, the CEO of George Cleverley Shoes in the Royal Arcade on Old Bond Street has taken over the pub with a few famous local investors, aiming to create a truly independent, local pub.

survey result

Summary

£63
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3
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3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “unspoilt, cosy and simply furnished” late-Victorian pub, “tucked away down a side street” in the cute ‘Little Chelsea’ enclave of Barnes, is “a joy to visit for its competently cooked food and excellent beer”“not surprisingly it has loyal local support”. Top Tip – sweet garden in summer.

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£58
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3
Good
2
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3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Tucked away among the terraces of Barnes’s cute ‘Little Chelsea’”, this “longstanding food pub” is these days rather more gastro than boozer, and attracts “local ladies who lunch with its tasty cooking”. “Dogs, kids and menfolk are equally welcome” – the latter two more in evidence at the weekend.

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£61
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3
Good
2
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3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “good neighbourhood gem” tucked down a side street in Barnes’s ‘Little Chelsea’ conservation zone, the Dog was taken over by a new team during lockdown, who have “nudged it towards the bistro end of the gastroboozer spectrum”. The food is definitely a grade or two better as a result, although it’s “less inviting for a couple of pints at the bar” – which makes it a “big favourite among Barnes ladies who lunch, who bring their men and children along at weekends”. There’s also a hip pizza-and-ice cream shack, the Doghouse, in the back yard.

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£52
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3
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “hidden gem” in the cute ‘Little Chelsea’ enclave of Barnes is “awkward to find if you’re not a local, but that’s probably why it’s retained its character”. It changed hands last year, but seems to have held onto its rep as a “reliable gastropub” – you need to book for the “great Sunday lunch”. There’s outdoor seating in the backyard, and dogs and children are welcome.

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28 Cross Street, London, SW13 0AP

Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
Yes
No dress code
50

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£12.00 £24.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
28 Cross Street, London, SW13 0AP
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday3 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday3 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑8:30 pm

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