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The Summerhouse

#1,162 of 17,542 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Paddington / Maida Vale
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60 Blomfield Road, London W9 2PA, England
+44 20 7286 6752
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been here several times and it is unusual in one sense - there is very little turnover of staff. That makes for a special welcome and a very comfortable feeling of being 'at home'. The food is excellent although the range of choice is limited but I have yet to eat anything here that I would not be... More 

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Thank H19PPO
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited in early evening. Was quiet but busied up later. Front of house very welcoming, and food excellent. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Maz53124
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This casual-chic joint offers a good-spirited atmosphere and good service. One pleasant thing we note is that although it was rather full it was not noisy at all; which we value. The wine selection and the sea food was all fine but the pawn-cocktail could be much better, thus 4 star.

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Thank TraveloGuro
Swindon, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited the Summerhouse Restaurant in Blomfield Road, London on Friday 25th November 2016 - this was our second visit and the meal was excellent. The restaurant specializes in fish dishes

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Thank JapaneseGardens2017
Sydney, Australia
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful meal and evening with friend here, but was left extremely disappointed, frustrated and scared with the so called taxi service they called me. I asked yto call a cab and was left with a no name service who had no idea of direction, tried to get my credit card details and left me on the side... More 

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Thank ManlyMissK
Olly E, Manager at The Summerhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Karen and your emails you have been sending us regarding this. As we have mentioned in our emails, we are very very sorry for this but the Taxi service we use is one of the most reputable in the area and we have been using them for four years and we have never had a... More 

New Delhi, India
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent venue for a tea retreat on a rainy day in Little Venice. The tea and cakes hit the spot. The location on the canal is unbeatable.

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Thank RavenousFoodie
Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been dining at the Summerhouse on Valentines day months ago with my wife, but this time I came with family just for drinks and deserts. It's a lovely canalside restaurant, very warm and cosy and it's my go for place for romance and good seafood in London. George the manager was very accommodating and helped to pamper my in-laws to... More 

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Thank GunarsH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting menu, delicious food, attentive service, wonderful atmosphere, never lets me down, I highly recommend.

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Thank Wendy S
Seattle, Washington
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great dinner at the Summerhouse... both the seafood & the atmosphere was terrific! Busy but not so loud that you couldn't carry on a conversation. Service was a bit lacking the night we were there (and it could have been just our server). Jus slow to place any order (food or drink) and had to flag down... More 

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Thank Sarah A
Edgware, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit here and very impressive menu. We had a fabulous bottle of wine - red - unfortunately I can't remember the name. Scallops were perfect followed by .monkfish and then rice pudding with coconut. Others had the fishcakes and knickerbocker glory. One veggie had the risotto which he said was ok and would have liked more choices. However this... More 

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Thank Sue L
Olly E, Manager at The Summerhouse, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you enjoyed another meal with us, thank you for such a lovely review. We really look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$28 - US$37
Cuisine
Seafood, European, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Blomfield Road, London W9 2PA, England
  • Public Transportation: Warwick Avenue is the closest underground station and Royal Oak is a 10 minute walk away. Buss routes 6, 414, 187, 36 and 18 are all close by.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Paddington / Maida Vale
  • Neighbourhood: Paddington / Maida Vale
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7286 6752

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