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The Regent Bar Balham

#791 of 1,349 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 11:00 - 00:00
Open today: 11:00 - 00:00
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NYE - good food but terrible DJ

My self and a group of friends celebrated NYE at the Regent. The evening was circus themed and we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MilennialSWLdn
via mobile
Bottomless brunch

Came for the bottomless brunch on bank holiday, but it was a bit hap-hazard. There wasn't enough... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
RichS87
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Independent, inviting and right up your street, The Regent is a pretty handsome and friendly local serving darn tasty pub food with a beer selection to take care of every palate, classically perfect cocktails and wines to wet your whistle. Reclaimed...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My self and a group of friends celebrated NYE at the Regent. The evening was circus themed and we had a great three course meal. The bar staff and servers were great - so helpful, welcoming and fun. Unfortunately the atmosphere created by the DJ...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MilennialSWLdn
LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed the food & our staff. We have taken your feedback about the DJ on board, so thank you for bringing this to our attention.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch last Sunday. What a disappointment. Decided to have turkey as it’s nearly Christmas. The turkey was dry and tasteless. The roast potatoes were cold and soggy. The Yorkshire pudding was cold. The red cabbage had an unpleasant taste and the cauliflower...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kathmo
LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kath, we are really sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your Sunday lunch, please feel free to email me directly for a treat on us meg@livelyhood.co.uk

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

The food seems to have changed in the last 6 months. I've eaten at the Regent twice and it's gone from well cooked, good value food to squeezing money out of the customers (not the chefs fault) and badly prepared food (kitchens fault). Waited 40...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

Thanks to the great staff, atmosphere and welcome at The Regent every time we visit. Huge shout-out especially to Pete, who served us on a huge table all day and evening yesterday (Sat 10th Nov) and despite it being a really busy pub in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thanks for your lovely review! We are so glad you had a good time & we will pass on your compliments to Pete! See you soon!

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Just moved to Balham and came in for my welcome to the neighbourhood free drink. Fair to say this is my new favourite local. Lovely food, buzzing atmosphere, great playlist and table service! Will be back next weekend for a roast.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CeltaCe
LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

We are so happy to hear this is your new favourite local! See you soon!

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve been living in Balham for the past 18 months and The Regent has always been a regular brunch spot for us.t The food has always been lovely, but on a recent visit with my family, the service was absolutely terrible. There were only 3...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

We are so sorry we didn't deliver our service to our usual standard when you visited. With the weather changes we have recently become a bit busier so we have taken on new team members and we are in the process of perfecting their level...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018

I visited the Regent every lunchtime an evening for drinks during our latest long weekend in Balham and found the staff as friendly and welcoming as ever. Lunchtime is a great time to enjoy an excellent pint of Guinness and read the paper. The only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

We are so glad you had a nice time in our pub, thank you for your review!

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Came for the bottomless brunch on bank holiday, but it was a bit hap-hazard. There wasn't enough staff to serve all the people who turned up- and our table of 10 people had to ask several times for 2 bottles of prosecco instead of one-...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RichS87
LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Rich, Thanks for your review - we are sorry that things didn't run smoothly for you! We got a lot busier than expected for the event. We hope to see you soon - The Team at The Regent

Reviewed 28 August 2018

I love the Regent but we went for lunch on Bank holiday Monday and i have to say it was pretty poor. Food arrived at staggered times - sides first, then a roast then burgers. Three of us had Chicken burgers that were pretty dry,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kate B
LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Kate, we are really sorry about this. This isn't how we roll and we would like to make it up to you. Give me an email at meg@livelyhood.co.uk!

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We used to go to the regent all the time, but took friends on Tuesday night and the whole experience was awful. Half the menu wasn’t available The service was slow, and some of the drinks we ordered didn’t arrive The food was awful especially...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LizSimes86
LivelyhoodPubs, Manager at The Regent Bar Balham, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Liz, we are so sorry you didn't have a good evening. Our menu has recently been updated so please give me an email meg@livelyhood.co.uk and I will try and make it up to you!

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