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Powder Keg Diplomacy

147 St John's Hill, London, SW11 1TQ +44 1234880332

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Main course: £17
Food spend: £29
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 16:00 - 23:00
Friday: 16:00 - 00:00
Saturday: 12:00 - 00:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 19:00.

Brilliant. Great staff. Great drinks. Great food. Simple, but rate. Try it.

David Swain 08 November 2016
from London

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With a decidedly retro Victorian feel, Powder Keg Diplomacy offers historical British fare and urban colonial-style design. Classic British beers and cask ales accompany unusual vintage-style cocktails at the funky Powder Keg bar.

Hearty seasonal main courses on the Powder Keg Diplomacy menu like roasted venison fillet with parsnip purée sit alongside refreshing seared smoked salmon fillet with horseradish coleslaw and lemon cream. Innovative sweet creations include chocolate, lime and chilli torte with vanilla espresso and milk ice cream or coriander and Cointreau crème brulée.

Bright and leafy, the conservatory area at Powder Keg Diplomacy Clapham exudes a refined ambience, accentuated in the restaurant by gramophones, antiques and a magnificent world ceiling map.

From the owners of award-winning Lost Society and The Blind Tiger, Powder Keg Diplomacy London is on a vibrant spot at St John's Hill in Clapham. Clapham Junction Station is just a 10-minute walk away.

Powder Keg Diplomacy

147 St John's Hill, London, SW11 1TQ

Contact +44 2074506457
Reservations +44 1234880332

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Customer reviews for Powder Keg Diplomacy

4.3 (((() (based on 99 reviews)
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Recommended for

  • dinner (62)
  • romantic (48)
  • trendy (46)
  • lunch (33)
  • breakfast (20)
  • private dining (16)
  • entertainment (14)
  • large parties (14)
  • luxury (12)
  • business (7)
  • value (7)
  • child friendly (6)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • al fresco (1)
  • ((((( 14 December 2016 by Daniel Harris from London

    Superb meal with top quality banter from the American waiter (or was she Kiwi, or Canadian...who will ever know). They even broke into the cracker collection for us, realising that it was in fact Christmas time during the meal. The only complaint is that some wine non-connoisseur decided to remove "The General" from the wine list for some unknown reason.

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by David Swain from London

    Brilliant. Great staff. Great drinks. Great food. Simple, but rate. Try it.

  • ((((( 22 October 2016 by Thea Ricketts from Clapham

    I booked a table for myself and 2 friends on a Thursday evening. The manager called me up during the day to say they had unfortunately had an issue in the kitchen and couldnt host us for food. I have been before for cocktails so decided to still go along. We were warmly welcomed and even had a complimentary round of cocktails. ( I have to say the Whisky Sour was something special).
    We then had some Prosecco which we thought was extremely good value for the taste and the staff rustled us up a cheese board with a great selection.

  • ((((( 3 September 2016 by Hannah Owen from London

    Lovely bar area with very friendly staff. Excellent cocktails which were interesting to watch being made and tasted fantastic. Dining area was beautiful and quiet, my father has a hearing impairment and so this was important to us so that he doesn't have to strain to hear me. The food was excellent: I had the clams to start which were very refreshing and then the sea bass which was cooked to perfection. Staff were very attentive and friendly.

  • ((*** 17 August 2016 by Alex Davies from London

    The decor is great. I didn't like the food. Tasteless.

  • ((((( 3 August 2016 by Corinna May from London, United Kingdom

    Awesome brunch - great staff.

  • ((((( 3 August 2016 by Marisol Ares from London

    Fabulous dinner, all the dishes were well presented and delicious.

  • ((((( 26 July 2016 by Alessandra Guarneri from London

    Fantastic! Food was delicius and the venue was incredible.

  • (((** 13 July 2016 by Candice Barley from London

    Great decor, service ok but not brilliant . Food was great, we went for brunch and ordered a vegetarian breakfast and the eggy bread, bacon and maple syrup. Both looked and tasted brilliant .

  • ((((* 9 July 2016 by Tom Jones from London

    Fun and lively restaurant, with a good selection of craft beer, excellent service and interesting meal choices on the menu

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