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Blades Barbecue Restaurant

94 Lower Richmond Road, London SW15 1LL, England
+44 20 8789 0869
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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Italian, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
94 Lower Richmond Road, London SW15 1LL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blades is a good Italian restaurant with good food in a setting which gives the impression that it hasn't changed a great deal in the many many years it has been operating in Putney. The service can be a little blunt at times but certainly...More

Thank SamAndCrakes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you go and visit granny and she makes you lunch and you sit and chat and just feel its good to see granny and what a good deed you've done just visiting, eating with her and seeing her . . .well that same feeling...More

1  Thank MustBe
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Germano cooks a lot of his fresh Fish & Meat dishes himself on the Barbecue (inside) which means you can see everything being prepared. It also means that occasionally there is a bit of a delay, but it's worth waiting for as the food is...More

Thank jesamy1326
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My parents used to go to Blades 22 years ago. My mum and I went for lunch today and Germano did not disappoint. Amazing service, food and ambience!

Thank _gerber_stefani
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I have been eating in this restaurant since before I was twenty and I recently had my fiftieth birthday party there. In all that time, this place has had the same owner and it just gets better and better.

1  Thank Desmond M
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This quaint local Italian restaurant is a great choice for a romantic dinner and very reasonably priced. The waiters are hospitable and experienced, the atmosphere is authentic and there is a grill in the middle of a restaurant where you can see you food getting...More

Thank Harry M
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived a bit before opening but was offered a table. The owner and chef were very helpful and kind. Authentic Italian restaurant in London! Definitely going back!

Thank Virág S
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I and two friends visited on a Friday night. As other reviewers have mentioned there was a problem with the service. The staff had a poor grasp of English and found it difficult to answer our questions about the menu and we weren't told about...More

Thank Marilyn W
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We had such such horrible service they were so so rude. We made a booking and they looked at us as if we had turned up about 3 hours late (we were on time). The service then remained being terrible. The waiter banging down glasses...More

Thank sophiecharlotte1
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We popped in to this place as we were seeing a gig at 8 in the pub opposite. We went in on the off chance of a table and luckily got one as there were 6 of us. It's not a big place but the...More

Thank Wendy H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Lower Richmond Road, London SW15 1LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8789 0869
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