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Becoming increasingly sceptical about how this establishment is run. Has all the makings to be a... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2019
Alex B
via mobile
Sunday Lunch

Spacious and interesting pub (uncomfortable seating). Friendly and helpful staff, great garden with... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Mr M
London, United Kingdom
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  • Average13%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible24%
2 Jan 2019
10 Feb 2019
“Lovely lunch with wife”
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Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Had a day off and decided to pay a visit to the Paxton for lunch with my wife, I have to say that this is probably the best management so far, staff very caring and helpful, food is really good and price wise overall reasonable,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

First visit since the recent refurbishment , yeah 😄, been closed for a while after going “downhill” but what a impressive come back . Has all the “Dulwich” feel about it, welcoming, cosy, great food, great pricing and everything else , welcome back to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Becoming increasingly sceptical about how this establishment is run. Has all the makings to be a great venue for food and drinks but after a number of visits over the last month there always seems to be one issue or another. Whether that be a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alex B
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Shocked to see that the Paxton now appears to have closed. I started going here more than a decade ago when it was the brilliant Mansion before being sold and then refurbished at considerable expense and reopening as the Paxton. It's astonishing that such a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Norboy10
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Solitary unsmiling bar staff. Dirty beer garden, obviously hadn’t been cleaned in weeks. Used to be very good, but has the feel of a pub about to be closed-down. Avoid.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Spacious and interesting pub (uncomfortable seating). Friendly and helpful staff, great garden with good seating and plenty of it. Attended with a large group and were served pretty promptly. All chose the Sunday roast, chicken, pork or beef. Very tasty and presented well. Unfortunately the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mr M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Really bad pub. Food overpriced for what it is. The staff are really rude and lazy. Dark haired barmaid is really coarse and off putting. Food is of really poor quality and tastes like cardboard. Avoid.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Food looks amazing but isn't cheap, it has a relaxed atmosphere and shows the football which is great. It's basically like every working man's local boozer that's been smacked with the gentrification stick. Meaning all the idiot drunks can't afford to drink here but anyone...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Carlos L
Reviewed 31 December 2016

this was a group xmas visit. I do understand the rigours of multi persons catering but know it can be pulled off better than this......the starters were underwhelming and my steak - pre ordered as a medium rare - was plonked (plonked!) down with a...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank gary n
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We went for Sunday lunch, friendly service, good hearty food at reasonable prices, plus dogs are welcome in the bar too which is always a bonus.

Date of experience: November 2016
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