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Defectors Weld

#7,627 of 18,278 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
170 Uxbridge Road, London W12 8AA, England
+44 20 8749 0008
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“steak” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Armenian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
170 Uxbridge Road, London W12 8AA, England
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Popped in as nearby, intrigued by the jokey near-steampunk decor, and ordered something to eat just to soak up the beer. Astonishingly good food, surpassing dishes I've had at well regarded restaurants - both plates were excellent.

Thank UnCitoyen_DuMonde
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The bouncers are rude, aggressive and POWER CRAZY! Their behaviour was particularly unacceptable towards two young women.

Thank Ally F
Reviewed 6 January 2018

As the title says, it is tough to find a place opens past midnight in this area. We were a group of friends. The music was really good (hip-hop mostly), the choice of beers was decent and the sitting arrangement is pretty cool. The ambiance...More

Thank TheATeam2007
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Went here for a few drinks. Staff were friendly and is has nice decor. Couldn't fault anything so thought the other reviews must be a bit strange or we were just very lucky!

1  Thank Dan C
Reviewed 15 December 2017

My friend and I visited this somewhat strangely named pub on a cold wet Saturday afternoon before going to a local football match where we were supporting the opposing teams! We were on the lookout for a suitable stopping point on our way to the...More

Thank DJS54
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Went in for a meal, served at 17.31, while i was sitting there the staff placed a reserved sign on the table for 18.30. As bad at this is i was told at 6.20 that the table was here!!! Will not go back!More

Thank Leigh V
DefectorsWeld, General Manager at Defectors Weld, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Hi Leigh, I'm Jonny the General Manager. I'm really sorry to hear about your experience here with us. We do usually aim to have all of our evening reservations out by 3pm so that situations like this don't arise but sometimes last minute bookings do...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent place for drinks,offers beers from local breweries, friendly staff and overall good music. Food is good as you could expect in a pub, classic British. It's located just a block from Westfield shopping centre.

Thank Elcheco69
DefectorsWeld, Sales, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Defectors Weld, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hi there, Thank you so much for your kind words. We're so pleased you enjoyed your time here at the Defector's Weld. We hope to see you here again soon! Thanks, Kat

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I have never put a negative review on TA, however this establishment does not welcome you if you are 60, if you are a couple, if you dress in smart clothes.... its appalling. If you like Football but take the day as a “day out”...More

Thank testhebon
DefectorsWeld, General Manager at Defectors Weld, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi Terry – I'm Jonny the general manager, we've spoken a few times via email now. As I've explained, the local authority has made it an explicit condition of our licence that, on match days, we are only allowed to admit home fans into the...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Stopped here on a whim for pre-gig eats in August. Really glad we did as the mac and cheese with beef short rib and red onion marmalade was to die for! No complaints at all and as a mac and cheese obsessive, I am happy...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Defectors W, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Defectors Weld, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hi Sarah, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback! We're so pleased with your comments especially with the title of Best Mac & Cheese from a pub! We hope to see you again soon and next time it will be 5 stars! Kat

Reviewed 28 September 2017

4 of us ate before a gig at the nearby Empire. We were all impressed with our meals (burger, mac'n'cheese, chicken thighs [small - easily enough for 1 person] + side of slaw). They were reasonably priced for what were good portions of well presented...More

Thank Peter G
Defectors W, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Defectors Weld, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for your feedback, I am glad you had a great time here! I will let the team know about the Pale Ale. We hope to see you again soon and we'll make sure it is 5 stars! Thanks, Kat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Uxbridge Road, London W12 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8749 0008
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Description
"The kitchen goes the extra mile, and puts together new and interesting combinations” – Charles Campion Sept 2017 for Pub & Bar Magazine We pride ourselves on serving a quality selection of beers, real ales, cocktails & wines, as well as homemade British pub grub to an eclectic clientele of all ages. Whether having a drink after work, booking a table and partying late on a Saturday, grabbing a pie before the match or enjoying a Roast on Sunday we cater for all occasions. Good music reigns supreme at Defectors. We have an extensive library of all genres which we continually tailor to suit the mood. Expect to see DJ's playing Thursday to Sunday nights.
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