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The Draft House

$$ - $$$
Clapham / Battersea 
Bar, British, Pub
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94 Northcote Road, London SW11 6QW, England
+44 20 7924 1814
16:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 23:00
Thu - Fri 16:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The moment we walked in here we were acknowledged by two friendly members of staff who welcomed us and asked what they could get me. I wasn't sure which beer to go for so the barman let me try a few of the beers, explaining each one as he went and saying which was his favourite. After helping me pick... More 

Thank Girlinacity
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295 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've known Northcote Road for over twenty five years and have seen its transformation ( should have bought that flat above the shops but that's another story..!) from a mediocre street to a "trendy" bustling one. Former banks are now hip bars etc. Still amidst all this The Draft house ( an establishment that has not been there for years... More 

Thank Nos6
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my lord, not a day goes by where I didn't think about that perfect burger I had here months ago! The food is just exceptional, I got really lucky stumbling into here during a lunch break and I'm so glad I did! 10/10

Thank Aaron M
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was here last week (Feb 17) and I tried some different beers. They were really good and actually it was really cheap which was quite surprising to me. We had some food as after a few beers we got hungry but the food was not very good. I totally recommend this for going out for a few drinks!

Thank Chirlamirlas
Martaprem, General Manager at The Draft House, responded to this review

Hello, I'm glad you enjoyed our beers and I thank you because of your feedback. Improve our standards is important for us, this is why I would like to know more about your visit and your dissatisfaction with your dinner. If you would like to tell me more, our email is northcote@drafthouse.co.uk I hope you will give us the opportunity... More 

London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Visited recently on a Friday night for a colleague's leaving do. Friendly servers and good food and drink, but the music was very loud and it was quite dark so it seemed more like a club than a pub. It didn't ruin the experience but it made it difficult to have a conversation over food and drinks.

Thank Louisa H
Martaprem, General Manager at The Draft House, responded to this review

Hi Louisa. Thanks for visiting our pub and I'm glad you enjoyed our service and food. I'm also glad you decided to leave us a feedback of your experience: we take them very seriously and we will definitely take them in consideration so to make our customers experience always better. Thank you again, I hope you will decide to visit... More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This has always been a good place for beers but I've only recently realised how good the food is. The burgers are superb. Service is also really friendly and helpful. Will be back again soon.

Thank thethunderer
Martaprem, General Manager at The Draft House, responded to this review

Hello, I am happy to hear you enjoyed your burgers, our service and the experience in Draft House. It's great! I will be sure to pass the message to my team and I hope to see you soon here or in one of our sister pubs. Marta More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Drafthouse to the rescue for Saturday burger cravings! As usual, very tasty flame grilled flavours!! Always great food and brilliant selection of beers. Service also super friendly and helpful as per what you come to expect from DH hospitality.

1 Thank Nick v
Martaprem, General Manager at The Draft House, responded to this review

Hi, i'm thrilled to read you enjoyed your visit in our pub. We hope to see you soon again and we will be sure to make your next visit even more unforgettable. Thanks again for you kind review, Marta More 

Twickenham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Draft House was highly recommended by a few colleagues of mine. I had heard a lot of good things from the place so decided to give it a go. I went in for lunch and a pint with a work friend. My experience was somewhat dampened by the fact that I discovered a hair on my burger. I’m not... More 

Thank 260309
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A great selection of ales, largers and beers. If I was being fussy, my only complaint is the food hasn't always been on the money when I've been and they could change the beers they have on tap more often

Thank wcwatkins7
Pescia, Italy
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216 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The most friendly staff I ever met in London, decent burger and excellent chicken wings, good selection of beers

Thank ProfessorSassaroli

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Northcote Road, London SW11 6QW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clapham / Battersea 
  • Neighbourhood: Clapham / Battersea 
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7924 1814
The Draft House is a small group of Public Houses which aims to do for beer what our culture has done for food and wine over the past twenty years. Namely, we take its provenance, cellaring and serving seriously. We celebrate choice and quality with an extraordinary range of strange and wonderful brews

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?