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The Punchbowl

#1,939 of 18,173 Restaurants in London}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
41 Farm Street, London W1J 5RR, England
+44 20 7493 6841
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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41 Farm Street, London W1J 5RR, England
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1 - 10 of 280 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were nice however, there is not always somebody in the reception. Amenities were average. The only plus was the bar which was very nice,warm and cosy. Too many mid-aged local people and guests were dancing crazy.

Thank SaitElibol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and cosy traditional pub. Well kept beer, attentive Anna's quick service. Fairly priced for central London. Booth layout at back of pub good for giving some privacy for meetings over lunch or drink. Great chips!

Thank WykehamGateGuy
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Food and services was great, no longer owned by Guy and Madonna, but definitely not lacking the class when they were the owners. The waiter Richard was well knowledgable I was quite surprised when he said he's only been working here for a couple of...More

1  Thank Conroy B
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Close to the heart of London this pub is a gem, recommended by the doorman as a good boozer with great food he was right & we also enjoyed the banter with the fun loving restaurant manager, This welcoming atmosphere to a Aussie tourist like...More

1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The Vibes: Enjoy a relaxed pint, catch up and feast on the catch of the day at the pub, or head upstairs into the stylish dining room for their excellent wine selection and sophisticated plates which showcase the best of British game and seafood. What...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We had a good tasting dinner at The Punchbowl in London's Mayfair district but our enjoyment was diminished by the noisy adjacent bar area. People were clearly enjoying themselves after work but their combined conversations created a background din that made our meal less than...More

Thank CarpeNox
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Elevated pub food - especially the starters! Our best meal in London. Great service - highly recommended!

Thank Carole M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a charming and friendly pub, delightfully hosted by the charming Pandy. It has a great combination of modern dishes and traditional pub food. Servings are generous. Really enjoyed it and will be back.

Thank Darlene3501
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Had to wait for more than 15 minutes to get served at an un-busy pub... the place smelled fishy !!!!

1  Thank Osnap
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Visited restaurant beginning of April and had a lovely meal in the upstairs part of pub. Beautiful dining area, a lovely waitress and amazing service provided. Shall definitely be returning in near future.

Thank EmilyRJP
Set beside some of London's best parks and home to
world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed
thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of
London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is
haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is
vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic
streets will reveal that Michelin stars and
chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even
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Gaelle C
20 January 2015|
Response from Majorlook_1 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I'm really not sure to be honest! Only thing I would bear in mind is that the pub gets pretty crowded (even on a weekday) and is quite a compact space so if your dog is a large breed or of a nervous disposition it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 17 - US$ 24
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Farm Street, London W1J 5RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7493 6841
  • E-mail
As one of Mayfair's oldest pubs, we know a thing or two about good food and wine and pride ourselves on offering a place for our patrons to meet, dine and unwind. Tucked away on a quiet side street, here we can offer three very different dining experiences to suit your mood. Whether relaxing with a pint of ale and a plate of fish and chips in our Pub, indulging in exquisite culinary creations in our Dining Room or enjoying an exclusive private dinner in The Club, you'll find only the finest in great British food, service and comfort awaits.
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