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Blades Barbecue Restaurant

94 Lower Richmond Road, London SW15 1LL, England
+44 20 8789 0869
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“main course” (6 reviews)
“food and wine” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
94 Lower Richmond Road, London SW15 1LL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful rustic atmosphere with very little waiting time in between courses. Owner instantly fired up heating as soon as we took a seat. Presentation of food was lovely and food was served steaming hot. You can tell the food is cooked with care, they would...More

Thank C P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away down the Lower Richmond Road, this intimate Italian restaurant serves classic grills and great pasta

Thank 773Gareth
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I was pleasantly surprised I have to say. I came here for an occasion but had not heard of this little Putney gem before. A proper old school Italian with an open BBQ where your meal is cooked in front of you. Just great. Obviously...More

Thank Selkie_12
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Blades is a good Italian restaurant with good food in a setting which gives the impression that it hasn't changed a great deal in the many many years it has been operating in Putney. The service can be a little blunt at times but certainly...More

Thank SamAndCrakes
Reviewed 8 September 2017

When you go and visit granny and she makes you lunch and you sit and chat and just feel its good to see granny and what a good deed you've done just visiting, eating with her and seeing her . . .well that same feeling...More

1  Thank MustBe
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Germano cooks a lot of his fresh Fish & Meat dishes himself on the Barbecue (inside) which means you can see everything being prepared. It also means that occasionally there is a bit of a delay, but it's worth waiting for as the food is...More

Thank jesamy1326
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My parents used to go to Blades 22 years ago. My mum and I went for lunch today and Germano did not disappoint. Amazing service, food and ambience!

Thank _gerber_stefani
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I have been eating in this restaurant since before I was twenty and I recently had my fiftieth birthday party there. In all that time, this place has had the same owner and it just gets better and better.

1  Thank Desmond M
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This quaint local Italian restaurant is a great choice for a romantic dinner and very reasonably priced. The waiters are hospitable and experienced, the atmosphere is authentic and there is a grill in the middle of a restaurant where you can see you food getting...More

Thank Harry M
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived a bit before opening but was offered a table. The owner and chef were very helpful and kind. Authentic Italian restaurant in London! Definitely going back!

Thank Virág S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Lower Richmond Road, London SW15 1LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8789 0869
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