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Breaking news

September 2020: The Dairy is to re-open in Bermondsey (see also).

Harden's says

The husband and wife restaurateur duo Robin and Sarah Gill announced the permanent closure of The Dairy in Clapham, as well as its casual site Counter Culture next door, at the end of 2020's lockdown.

survey result

Summary

£53
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“One of south west London’s best restaurants with a great team and food ethos” – Robin Gill’s “very casual and hipster” haunt provides “imaginative, skilful small-plate cooking in the heart of Clapham, with good use of seasonal ingredients and information on their sourcing”. A “trendy and stripped” space, “it’s a bit long and thin, so some tables feel cramped”; and “the menu could be slightly more varied for the regular customer”; but “it’s still a lovely meal on any occasion”.

Summary

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

Irish chef Robin Gill’s “really excellent and clever (but not too clever!) food” has carved a major reputation for his “vibrant” small-plates venture by Clapham Common, where the “combination of culinary skill and boundary-pushing ideas make it really special”.

Summary

£49
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Wow… double wow!” – Robin Gill’s “quirky, amazing value and ever changing” small plates are “bursting with flavour”, according to most reports on this “very casual and so popular” Clapham hangout, which fans cross town for. As it matures though, it’s drawing increasing flak, for seeming “too cool for school and charging ridiculous prices”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair
No dress code

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £27.50
SundayLunch   £32.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 42.00 Dinner only 5

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£8.00 £12.50 £7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Bread £3.00
Service 10.00%
15 The Pavement, London, SW4 0HY
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Saturday1 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Sunday1 pm‑3:30 pm

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