The Rookery serves well-sourced seasonal food from an ever changing menu, as well as craft beers, interesting wines from smaller producers and classic cocktails. All overlooking Clapham Common.
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69 Clapham Common South SideClaphamLondonSW4 9DA
- Public transport:
- Clapham Common, Underground
Positives: warm fire, good service, lovely surroundings. It's a nice pub!
The drawback was the food. I ordered the mac and cheese which was fairly average. I would have liked more creaminess. It came with a bit of undressed salad greens plopped on top too. Some dressing would have improved it.
My partner got the Harissa roasted chicken. It was pretty bland and he wasn't all that impressed....more
I went here yesterday (Sunday) for a Sunday Roast. When most places offer a Sunday menu, you are expecting good things. Unfortunately for these guys it was either a bad day, or they need to rethink the restaurant business.
When I arrived, there was a little buzz about the place, people were drinking and eating. I waited for a bar person, or wait staff to notice I was there, so I could ask...more
The Rookery has a great space with a warm neighborhood feel. Our table was right by a fireplace, across from the bar. I would guess there's always a lively crowd there and mainly a local hangout aside from travelers who are at a nearby B&B. The gentleman who took care of our food service and wine was quite knowledgeable about wines and guided us to the right one in their selection. We picked...more
i had a birthday dinner here with friends and it was a pleasure from start to finish. firstly, it is dog friendly, and i had several communications with the manager/owner (maybe) of the bar who super helpful in making reservations for me and was a very nice chap when we met face to face.
we were extremely well looked after, even though we were in the upstairs area of the bar (which aside...more
Simply a pleasure from start to finish.
I heard that this restaurant had opened at the beginning if the month, so when a friends asked me to dinner, I was keen to offer this as an option as a place to try.
As soon as we arrived we were greeted by the very friendly staff whom politely informed us that dinner would not be served for 30 minutes, so we purchased drinks, found ourselves a table...more