About The Avalon

Inspired by the legend of King Arthur, and named in particular after the mythical isle where Arthur’s sword Excalibur was forged, London’s premium gastropub The Avalon encapsulates the best of British. With a number of award-winning picturesque English gardens and several distinct dining suites, this gorgeous spot up Balham Hill in Clapham South is perfect for lazy Sunday brunches, intimate dinners, sophisticated receptions or grand parties.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am


The Avalon
16 Balham Hill, Clapham South, Clapham
London SW12 9EB

Menu Highlights



Steak skewers, chimichurri


Roasted beetroot, butternut squash, goat’s cheese salad


Steamed mussels, pancetta, leek, cider


More about The Avalon, London

The Avalon, a public house and garden on Balham Hill in London’s Clapham South, is elegance incarnate. And what an incarnation – housed in a gorgeous heritage building, The Avalon contains a number of sumptuous places to wine and dine. Accessing The Blue Room from downstairs via the secret staircase hidden near the well-stocked bar, you enter a palatial dining room replete with Georgian furnishings and rococo fixtures. But it isn’t all old fashioned – The Blue Room features state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment for the perfect private party. In summer months, al fresco dining is well-rewarded out in The Avalon’s peaceful courtyard. As if you weren’t already spoiled for choice, the side garden has been attracting rave reviews as one of the best pub gardens in all of London.

The Avalon’s menus are extensive – just a brief overview would have to cover their popular weekday lunches plus their equally popular weekend menu, in addition to sophisticated brunches and dinners. Extra-special menus include the barbecue menu, served on the courtyard by appointment only, The Blue Room’s 4-course degustation menu, annual Christmas and New Year’s menus, and a little one for the kids. The Avalon is a proud addition to Clapham South, and to all of London. Make sure you reserve well in advance, this gem atop Balham Hill is justifiably as mobbed as the Round Table.

324 The Avalon Reviews

324 Reviews
Noise levels:Average
Waiting time:Very good
Value for money:Good value
Vicki D.5 days ago · 5 reviews

Lovely place - great food, good atmosphere, good for dinner or Sunday lunches especially

Ganan S.8 days ago · 1 review

Great table, perfect seats for the game and whatever the fuck else to give them a good review. Blah blah blah blah blah and a bit more blah

Holly J.19 days ago · 6 reviews

Really great food & atmosphere, lovely out door area too. It’s one of my local restaurants & I’m really glad to have it so close!