The Bedford

Pub
77 Bedford Hill, Balham, Greater London, SW17 9HD, United Kingdom
Hours:
Open until Midnight (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 3:00 PM–Midnight
  • Fri
    • 2:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • Noon–Midnight
Price:
£ £ £ £
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Dinner
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
7.9/10

Based on 101 votes

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Total Visitors
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    Lou N.
    "Great venue for comedy"(4 Tips)
    Caoimhe O.
    "Fantastic music on week nights in the theatre lovely food too!!"(6 Tips)
    William D.
    "Staff are really friendly and selection of beers are amazing."(3 Tips)
    Peter H.
    "Friendly staff , relaxed atmosphere"(3 Tips)
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  • music
  • comedy
  • good for a late night
  • scotch eggs
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  • Richard H.

    Music, ales, food, atmosphere

    Richard Harris · April 4
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  • Tomislav J. K.

    Great pub. Very spacious and good for groups. Club is good too.

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  • William D.

    The most amazing bar in balham! Staff are really friendly and selection of beers are amazing. Would highly recommend a visit.

    William Davis · February 11
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  • Imogen C.

    Very chilly and no atmosphere (visited in the daytime)

    Imogen C · January 11
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  • Richard B.

    Comedy shows

    Richard Butlin · January 11
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  • Javi

    Live Música! Good athmosphere!!!

    Javi · November 13, 2014
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  • Peter H.

    Great pub. Friendly staff , relaxed atmosphere

    Peter Harrison · October 10, 2014
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  • Iunius M.

    A small diamond! Local but with a hidden surprice... What's out though, may overcharge u for the drinks. Busy, fllirty, mixed Saturday night... A must 8,5/10

    Iunius Mardonius · August 10, 2014
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  • Jonathan H.

    http://www.squidoo.com/how-to-win-at-ball-cats

    Jonathan Hon · July 3, 2014
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  • Iain C.

    Great for a beer in the sun after work even if it is on a busy road. Best sun trap there is around between 5-7.

    Iain C · April 29, 2014
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  • Candid Magazine

    Great live entertainment and a very chilled hangout in the day.

    Candid Magazine · March 25, 2014
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  • Gilly W.

    They appear to have a parent and kids rave. Glow sticks, the lot... In a Sunday afternoon.

    Gilly W · March 2, 2014
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  • Jacques B.

    I really enjoyed spending time there, I would recommend it to everybody

    Jacques Blanc · November 26, 2013
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  • Adrian A.

    Definitely some sort of civilised dogging venue!

    Adrian Anderson · May 17, 2013
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  • Rippy A.

    Shit music, PA not so bad...

    Rippy Ace · May 5, 2013
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  • Christopher V.

    1/2 menu, just for surreal's sake.

    Christopher Vyce · April 26, 2013
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  • Lou N.

    Great venue for comedy

    Lou N · April 7, 2013
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  • Mark R.

    Try the chorizo scotch egg and you'll never be happy with an ordinary scotch egg again

    Mark Robinson · March 30, 2013
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  • Dolly D.

    A mouse trap placed on top on of your alarm clock will prevent you from rolling over and going back to sleep.

    Dolly Daydream · December 18, 2011
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  • Sarah C.

    Clean out the dishwasher!

    Sarah Chandler · December 7, 2011
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  • Richard G.

    Food served from 6:30pm

    Richard George · November 24, 2011
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  • Richard G.

    Large, and dark. Very, very dark.

    Richard George · November 24, 2011
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  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals

    Argentinian tango every Thursday & Sunday and the Lindy Hop on Tuesday :) Read more

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  • Chris Y.

    great venue for live music! Read more

    Chris Young · May 16, 2011
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  • Karen B.

    Nice solid pub, has lots of entertainment but I am yet to sample this!

    Karen Benge · March 9, 2011
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  • Hip-IP.com

    Great pub but no sky sports, not a bad thing but good to know in advance.

    Hip-IP.com · February 21, 2011
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  • Tim W.

    Doom bar, landlord and addlestones. A good selection!

    Tim Watson · November 12, 2010
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  • Caoimhe O.

    Fantastic music on week nights in the theatre lovely food too!!

    Caoimhe O'Connell · October 19, 2010
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  • Tony M.

    It is also a legendary live music venue from Mon-Thurs (usually free entry) - has discovered acts like Paolo Nutini, James Morrison, Amy Macdonald and many moore www.thebedford.com

    Tony Moore · September 30, 2010
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  • L L Awards

    The Bedford is in the shortlist for London Live Music Venue of the Year for the London Lifestyle Awards! Cast your votes at www.londonlifestyleawards.com

    L L Awards · September 4, 2010
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  • kevin r.

    Ever reliable for a good time.

    kevin rye · July 23, 2010
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  • Alex L.

    When needs must it's a winner but it's still quite rank most of time...

    Alex Lefley · June 20, 2010
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  • John W.

    Great HSB.

    John Wallace · May 17, 2010
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  • Tim W.

    bit grim after midnight

    Tim Whitlock · April 28, 2010
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  • Charl A.

    Go dancing at the Bedford! Check out the link to read the rest of my tips. Read more

    Charl Asuit · April 10, 2010
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  • Lauren

    Great local pub, always a good atmosphere. Salsa dancing, quizes, comedy, pop-up club... All good!

    Lauren · February 4, 2010
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  • Simon P.

    Head there on a Saturday for excellent comedy. If you don't pre-book tickets, make sure you get there early (7pm) to get tickets on the door.

    Simon Preece · October 27, 2009
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  • Tim W.

    banana cabaret is hit and miss, but I've seen some good acts here

    Tim Whitlock · October 24, 2009
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