The Roebuck

4.2
194 reviews
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Gastro Pub
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Situated in Chiswick, west London. The Roebuck is a pub with a truly diverse offering. The open kitchen overlooks the 60-seater dining room. A great pub area and a garden that could be set in Tuscany- unbelievable but true! Whether you visit us for lunch, dinner or a drink in the bar, you will find a wide selection of craft beers, real ales, cocktails and wines. Our food is a mix of fresh, seasonal pub classics and restaurant style dishes, with a changing menu which takes advantage of what is good in the market.
Our team is vibrant, passionate, knowledgeable and above all friendly.
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DW
London
8 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Not eaten here for a while but managed to get a table on Valentines night. I had pan fried cod. Skin could have been crisper and portion was small but fish itself was perfectly cooked. My guest had burger, which I had a taste of and it was disappointing. Burger used to be good here but this wasn't. They were packed though so id try again.

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BV
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always good for a mid-week meal and catch-up. Welcomes dogs in the bar

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OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Anatolia was a fantastic attentive friendly Server and made sure we were fed and watered and enjoyed our evening. It’s such a friendly place and staff make it amazing fun

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I made a booking for two through opentable, got confirmation email, turned up, they showed me my reservation on their computer and then proceeded to tell me the whole place was booked and can’t serve us.
And that was it - no call to warn me, complete and utter disregard of what I should do with my evening.
Appalling management of the situation by the manager.
That’s one place I won’t try going to again.

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SD
London
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Noisey and food was overpriced and not worth the money , service charge was 12.5%!!!! Its not a Mayfair place is just a pub... disappointing

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Was great as always my only moan was the amount of people going in and out to the garden! It was so cold!!! My note to self is to book a table away from the door

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a
London
13 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 3

Disappointed with menu, very little choice, very old fashioned and little flavour. My risotto was soggy, the Parmesan I asked for was not Parmesan but more like a cheddar, and I found the range of food very poor. It used to be a lot more exciting, bring back the previous chef!

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AU
London
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food was consistently good as was the service. Food arrived hot and quickly despite it being busy. My only reservation about the Roebuck is the variety in the menu. It plays very safe, and I would like to see a little more variety.

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M
London
3 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

We had a lovely time however based a previous experience, this occasion was not the best. Waitress was not as attentive and caring as usual and he food felt like it had been prepared much early in the day. Otherwise enjoyable loud energic pub.

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JH
London
3 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Service was slow although not very busy . Toilets broken and were stinking out the restraunt so that was a bit unpleasant. One of the meals came and potatoes were cold , so plate was sent back ,, only to be returned after being blitzed in the oven or microwave as plate was untouchable . They did refund the dish from the bill . Portion size for starters was very small ( pepper squid ) . Took a long time to settle the bill.

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SH
London
2 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great venue, good service and food really nice, always love going here

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TR
London
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Chorizo scotch egg was the main reason I booked and it didn't disappoint. Duck was great too. Good overall service and all round nice lunch treating some clients at Christmas.

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OT
London
9 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for a Sunday roast, would definitely go back again.the staff were friendly and welcoming too.

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CL
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Venue is visually appealing and location is excellent, however, this venue is overpriced for the mediocre food it serves and it has an awful stench presumably caused by bad drains.

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R
London
2 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The most amazing Roast! We went with family & had a great time. We will be returning next week!

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n
London
5 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had my birthday Sunday lunch and it was superb, great staff nice beer that's all we wanted.

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SK
London
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Dog friendly pub even in Winter. Great outside seating in garden for summer so no problem with dogs. But spacious inside and allowed to sit inside with dog too.

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P
London
17 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and brilliant service from knowledgeable helpful staff

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OT
Bristol
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my second evening visit to the Roebuck. On each occasion I have had a really lovely supper served by charming staff. Worthy of particular mention are the great selection of gins, the home-made bread and the Black Bomber Cheddar from Snowdonia. I will go again when I am next staying in Chiswick.

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GF
London
55 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Good Sunday lunch options, family meal or bunch of friends. Good value Sunday roasts. Not Wow but very acceptable.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food and ambience - good table given as per request for space with buggy..
time frame for dining wasn’t as long as we’d hoped though as told another booking was arriving so we had to vacate - always makes the end a bit awkward really but other than that - would go back for the food!

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R
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had such a good dinner, really friendly staff with great recommendations on food and drink. Really good choices for veg friend as well. Finished with drinks by the fire outside with blankets provided.

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a
London
13 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always friendly atmosphere. Lots of space so never feels cramped and noise is not an issue.
Food is a little bland but ok. Risotto always served with non parmesan cheese (more like a cheddar) which is not acceptable and needs to be changed.
Good service and ideal for last minute booking.

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C
London
13 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very happy with our meal on Thursday evening

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SB
London
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

I've been a regular customer of the Roebuck ever since it opened and keep going back - it's been a really reliable venue in Chiswick for a decade and always a great mix of good value, good food and good service. This week I went and the service was noticeably a little less friendly/helpful and slightly more pushy. On the food, my main course was great (my friend's risotto much less good). Plus they do really need to update their desserts which have been the same for years, and are frankly disappointing/rather tasteless.

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JB
London
6 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for Sunday lunch and also to celebrate my Son’s new job. Fabulous Bloody Marys - blew my socks off! Service, food and wine all excellent. We love it!

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RR
London
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Very good flexible service and nice place to bring families and small children- I will come back!

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c
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 2ambience 2

The roast beef lunch was not nice poorly cooked beef underdone roast potatoes water gravy not good
However the manager discounted the meal by 50% so didnt feel tooo bad
Not good

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OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

It's a very nice place. Prices are a bit high.
there's a service charge on top that should be on a discretionary base

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t
London
7 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Amazing food. Very busy so the service is a bit slow towards the end (when we need to pay) - hence 4 stars instead of 5. But food came quick and staff very friendly. And the quality of the food is simply great!!

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A
London
6 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Staff were very friendly, menu was smaller than I remember, I did have trouble finding something I fancied. Settled on the sea bass which was really good.

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N
London
3 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great Sunday lunch at the Roebuck. Lovely ambience and food as always well presented and very good quality. Staff friendly and attentive.

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GS
London
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Good service for this quite ambient pub. Nice gin and tonic menù.

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JS
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Very nice meal as always. nice sunday roast and kids enjoyed too

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k
London
33 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lunch at the Roebuck was very pleasant. Staff friendly & the food was tasty. Portion size was good. Recommended.

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C
London
4 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We chose the Roebuck because it has great Sunday roasts. We were not disappointed. Despite the beautiful weather we chsoe to sit inside where we could have full service instead of outside in the sun (it was too hot anyway) where we would have to come in to collect the food. Cheerful and quick service. Great value.

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AM
London
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 4ambience 4

We went there for a roast and ordered our food which we received at 20-15 but the roast looked and tasted like it had been plated up at 14-00 and then left in the oven for 6 hours .

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PN
London
3 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Lovely food, fantastic service and super child friendly - a great evening for all our party.

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DR
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Cracking pub, super friendly staff and food was top drawer!!

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n
London
5 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a birthday lunch for my wife and bought the family ,wonderful Sunday lunch ,great food good service with a smile .

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