RestaurantsLondonStockwellSW8

survey result

Summary

£50
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A stand-out for a distinctive pub meal” (“as you’d expect from the same stable as the Anchor & Hope”) – an “intriguing seasonal menu” that’s “always different and surprising” (“watermelon gazpacho, anyone?”) from chef Trish Hilferty helps keep this Stockwell boozer in our diners’ Top 5 bars and pubs – “it’s no surprise Fergus Henderson is a regular”. “It’s a proper pub, where you’re as welcome for a pint as you are for a four-hour lunch (and Charlie the landlord kept it as a genuine centre of the community even during lockdown)”. “They have interesting tiples too made in situ”.

Summary

£51
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The best gastropub I’ve found in London” – this Stockwell operation is “a winner for an uncomplicated but thoroughly satisfying meal”, especially “for those who enjoy expertly prepared cuts of high-quality meat”. “It’s similar in standard to the Anchor & Hope (its famous Southwark sibling) but better because it’s quieter, with a more relaxed atmosphere”. To cap it all, it’s “still a proper pub, where you’re welcome for a quiet pint”.

Summary

£51
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The best gastropub I’ve found in London” – this Stockwell operation is “a winner for an uncomplicated but thoroughly satisfying meal”, especially “for those who enjoy expertly prepared cuts of high-quality meat”. “It’s similar in standard to the Anchor & Hope (its famous Southwark sibling) but better because it’s quieter, with a more relaxed atmosphere”. To cap it all, it’s “still a proper pub, where you’re welcome for a quiet pint”.

Summary

£51
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still one of the best gastropubs”, and Stockwell sibling to the famous Anchor & Hope, “this place has nailed it: it’s excellent as a pub and brilliant as a bistro”. “Innovative dishes of consistent quality” deliver “punchy and intense flavours” and there’s “proper drinking ales and pints of quality bitter”. Top Tip: “a favourite for Sunday pub lunch”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
Yes
No dress code
70

Canton Arms Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Canton Arms Restaurant in SW8, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Canton Arms restaurant.
Martin B
Very simple food (tomato and green bean sal...
Reviewed 2 months, 17 days ago

"Very simple food (tomato and green bean salad with sausage and chips) but all served with verve and understanding. Service slightly befuddled by pre-cricket crowd. A lovely couple of hours well spent."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£8.00 £14.50 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £2.50
Service 12.50%
177 South Lambeth Rd, London, SW8 1XP
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6 pm‑9:45 pm
Wednesday6 pm‑9:45 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:45 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:45 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:45 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3:45 pm

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