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Bodean's BBQ - Clapham

) #2,530 of 18,120 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ American, Barbecue
Clapham Common 169 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7SS, England
+44 20 7622 4248
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (51 reviews)
“pulled pork” (52 reviews)
“ribs” (79 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Clapham Common 169 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7SS, England
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1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We went at around 8pm on a Friday, able to walk in and get a table no problems at all. This is the second time we have visited here and last time it was packed out, total contrast this time, none of the tables immediately...More

Thank Dean R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good selection of food - the ribs are great! Nice atmosphere and child friendly. They have a good allergy menu (I have many allergies!) which gave me confidence to eat here. The only downside was the chips were covered in salt, which I'm not...More

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a good choice of mains and sides and a 'build your own platter' option. Portions are generous so would recommend ordering with sharing in mind. Two of us shared a KC brisket, a build your own platter of beef burnt ends and pulled...More

Thank Arthur M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bodean's used to be the best place in London to get your bbq fix. It still is very tasty with huge portions and good value, but it's not the same as it used to be. Definitely would still recommend over your average high street restaurants...More

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, great drinks and lovely staff. What else do you need? Will be back for sure! Thank you!!!

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Bodean's Clapham on recommendation from friends. The restaurant decor is fitting, our waitress unfortunately was rude, and did not come back to take our orders. We had to wait a long time and waived over someone else despite the fact about 4 staff...More

Thank SunnyGlobe86
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Family visit here on a recomendation. Was not disappointed, you gotta like meat , the baby ribs were devine as was the chicken. It was a Saturday night , it was really busy and it was very loud and noisy a real buzzing atmosphere. Food...More

Thank Dawn G
Chris_BODEANS, Marketing Manager at Bodean's BBQ - Clapham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

They don't call it a #meatfeast for nuthin'! True to our roots way the other side of the pond, we like to ensure every Bodeanatic leaves so suffonsified that your buttons and belt get seriously stress-tested!

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Squashed Sardines is the seating arrangement not the food, food is lovely. Will come back after I lose 3 stone to put it back on.

Thank kal77uk
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with my fiancé on a Saturday evening. I had the KC brisket sandwich and my fiancé had half pullpork- half ribs. We were really looking forward to it but both the ribs and the brisket was really dry. Nothing wrong with the taste...More

Thank Victoria W
Chris_BODEANS, Marketing Manager at Bodean's BBQ - Clapham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We reckon BBQ ain't just meat and the fixings but the whole bang shoot with beer, bourbon and classic cocktails — glad you're with us on this one!

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

The food here was great - serving size is definitely one to prepare yourself for! I personally will recommend the hot wings and burnt ends! Also be warned - you will be asked "is everything ok?" About twice every second which we found quite funny...More

Thank DaisyRaeUK
Chris_BODEANS, Marketing Manager at Bodean's BBQ - Clapham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

A slice of the the good old USA at its welcoming best just can't be beat, and we're glad we could bring that real-deal roadhouse BBQ vibe to the heart of London town. Thanks for swinging by to hang your hat on our longhorn and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clapham Common 169 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7SS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clapham / Battersea 
  • Neighbourhood: Clapham / Battersea 
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7622 4248
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