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The Paddyfield

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4 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9RG, England
+44 20 8772 1145
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This really is an absolute jem! A delightful warm cosy restaurant a few minutes from Balham station. It has a lovely atmosphere and warm lighting. It is run by a charming and friendly man called Shaun. The food is sensational! Shaun is more than happy to branch off the menu or create new tailored dishes. We have been about 30... More 

Thank TeamPumpkin
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Balham institution with spicy, tasty, consistent menu. Lovely friendly staff with a "bring your own" policy. A place to dine with friends, making a night of it or grab a quick bite after a long day. They do take away too.

Thank UKRegulartraveller
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85 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a hidden gem. Amazing food and drinks. Crispy chicken wings are so good, as well as the summer spring rolls. Delicious pho and yellow fish curry. Great value for money and really good service. Will definitely return!

1 Thank melissaw272
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Entrees were really good. Which gave me the courage to order their beef pho. What a terrible mistake! (I've eaten lots of pho so I know what they are supposed to be like) 1. The broth was extremely bland, literally tastes like water with some flavour that seeped from the beef slices 2. Beef slices were very few, chunky and... More 

Thank Sharon C
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been to Paddyfields a number of times. It has a nice low key feel to it, it's BYO and the food is oh so tasty. The guys who runs it is very friendly. You sometimes squeeze onto a table with others but we've never found that an issue. Great range of Vietnamese food, it tastes... More 

Thank 696Mark
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A lovely restaurant. Would recommend summer rolls and laksa - both delicious. Food was fantastic and good value, service was friendly and efficient. Will definitely be going back.

Thank Sophie P
Balham, London
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The Paddyfield has been serving the good folks of Balham for many years and recently the influx of new Asian restaurants to the area, including Vietnamese chain Pho, means this cosy little eatery at the bottom of Bedford Hill is not as busy as it used to be. If you have not been there recently it is still worth a... More 

1 Thank Caractacus2012
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

My husband and I love the food and always have a great experience at this restaurant. Tonight we went with our 3 month old and had a lovely meal and were given a free salad to try. The owner is very personable and even held our baby while we ate. We are never disappointed with the quality of food or... More 

Thank KPM1166
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Great local restaurant. Better value and taste than chain 'pho' down the road. We were spoilt with an extra complimentary starter and an extra soup each as the waiter thought I needed to eat for 2 (I am pregnant). Yummy vermicelli rice bun bo dish which I've ordered at many Vietnamese restaurants. Also delicious chicken, coconut curry stir fry. We... More 

Thank Brigitte H
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

3 of us went here on a Saturday night and had such a lovely experience. We ordered 2 summer roll starters between us but received 3 portions. They also gave us some Tom Yum soup as a free starter before our main meal arrived. We all ordered the Xao Sa, which was also delicious.The highlight of Paddyfield is that you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8772 1145

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