Come and join us this Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend!
Sunday - Big barbecue in our fabulous garden and big jubilee Vintage event over on Hildreth Street Market 12-6pm, big stage with live music & Swing dancers!
Monday - Hog roast and lots of lovely summer food. Also launching The Vulpine Event for cyclists see @vulpinecc
The pub itself is large and the actual bar area quite small in relation. Would be interesting to see what the service is like on a busy day. It was ok on a Saturday afternoon. There's a large dining area on the ground floor and of course the garden, and upstairs is a large room for hire but I didn't venture up there to see it.
If I lived in Balham, this is where I'd be most often.
It brings a great escape to the norm pubs around and offers a variety of exciting new events, nights and culture.
They also have the normal pub activites to offer those that prefer a more traditonal approach to a pub, such as the pub quiz every Tuesday, the big sports events/games or anything you ask for (if someone hasn't beaten you already to the tv), chess and book clubs on Mondays's, the fab knitting group on Wednesday's or the occasional live music nights.
My fav events they host are Musical Bingo every month, The Vintage fair, craft fairs and Balham Soul Night.
They also serve food everyday which is pretty good and I hear they are making some great changes to the menu.
The draft beer/larger selection could be slightly more exciting but they do have a good selection of bottle beers too.
All drinks and food are reasonably priced for where you are, the clientelle is a great mixture of people which I also like, the building is old and exciting and full of interesting items but could do with a lick of paint and a makeover in places.
All in all I liked being here and will come back for more and more.
Every Tuesday at 20:00
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Area to hire
Balham 0.2 miles
Clapham South 0.5 miles
Tooting Bec 0.7 miles
Streatham Hill 1.2 miles
Clapham Common 1.3 miles
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