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The Lavender Restaurant
171 Lavender HillLondonSW11 5TE
Just got back from The Lavender and had a very unfortunate experience. All I ordered was the seafood platter (for one) and over an hour later it was explained to me (after I asked) that they did not have a functioning grill for the night. Instead, they decided it would be better to improvise with "camping-type things" delaying my starter for what was an absurd amount of time.
Why did it take...more
The fish was fresh and fantastic. We did a 4 course meal and were not disappointed. The owner was friendly and made us feel like we were at his house for dinner. The ambiance is a cool combination of casual and chic. High ceilings, open space, eclectic wooden tables with mix matched chairs. It almost has a country farm feel. The wine list is small but authentic and overall we had a fantastic...more
We came here on a groupon offer of 6 courses. The food was really good, and in particular the lobster was sublime. The atmosphere was good too. Only downside to our visit - the dishes served in the offer weren't filling (virtually a carb free meal!), but I'd definitely go back especially on a Thursday when they have lobster and chips special for under £20.more
The Lavender has a new owner and is now doing incredible food in a neat combo with great service. The landlord Giorgio is super friendly and really couldn't do enough for us. Drinks reasonably priced and the Italian themed menu is outstanding - great fresh fish dishes. Having been local for a long time, the new Lavender pub is a great addition to the Lavender Hill and wider Clapham Junction...more
Wow this place was disappointing. It has such promise from the outside... really nice and rustic feel to it, friendly staff. But upon entrance, we were bombarded with top 40 radio on full blast (Nnn-ss nn-ss nn-ss) and it felt just WRONG!
The music and crowd really didn't match the atmosphere for me. This bar/restaurant could be awesome, but it ended up turning into a saturday night club,...more