The Fentiman Arms


Whether you are a cricket lover spending the day at the Oval or not, the locals at the Fentiman agree that this is the only pub in the area with a homely feel, superb food and friendly faces. Perfectly situated just a short stroll from the famous cricket ground, the pub features a wild garden where the team cooks up a great barbecue in the summer, accompanied by bottles of rosé for you to enjoy. And with cosy soft seats, lounging areas, upholstered bench seating, rows of bookcases, a log fire and variety of amazing lamps, it is also the perfect place for a great winter meal. On top of this, the wonderful first floor private room features its own bar and is perfect for hosting board meetings, drinks parties, dinners, or even a lavish lunch to enjoy whilst watching the Six Nations on a large TV.

Venue Details & Map

The Fentiman Arms

64 Fentiman Road
+44 (0)20 7793 9796
Public transport:
Oval, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 23 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Fentiman Arms

4.0 out of 5 17 February 2015
by Jennifer F.

I have died and gone to pub food heaven! This is an all-around fantastic gastro pub. Having trouble finding a place for drinks on a Friday night in Vauxhall, my friends and I wondered a bit further away and decided on this place.

The pub is in a residential area so on the exterior, it looks rather dull. On the inside, however, it's packed and tastefully decorated. It was a rugby night, so...more

4.0 out of 5 21 November 2014
by Lauren S.

I work in Vauxhall and always seem go forget about this lovely pub, until someone suggests we go there for a nice lunch or leaving do!

The decor and atmosphere is really lovely. It's quite quirky without being in your face weird, combined with being a bit more upmarket looking than your average pub.

My favourite area to sit in is a section with penguin book cover wallpaper!

There is a good...more

4.0 out of 5 20 August 2014
by Sara L.

Nice neighbourhood pub with good food and friendly staff. The garden in the back is large and is a nice place to go and hang out on a nice summer day/evening. Thumbs up for the Malbec on the menu too!more

5.0 out of 5 8 June 2013
by Duncan M.

Look at me giving a rare 5 stars. I like this pub, plenty of space when the garden is in use. Nice beer, nice staff, the young adult cultural type crowd. I went here after a game at the oval. The walk from there may put you off going to a pub in the area, but this place sits in an affluent road. A few reviews on qype had me convinced to give it a go. Great place I will visit regularly from now on.more

4.0 out of 5 24 April 2013
by Philip C.

Nice, large corner pub. The front seating area catches the sun. Not much traffic passing when I visited, so is peaceful at times. Friendly and helpful staff. Lots of comfortable seating. Well worth a visit.more

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