Best Restaurants in Balham

A charmed area of young families and locals, Balham is one of the most sought after locations for property in South London, but how does their food scene fare? From affordable thai food to stunning British restaurants, they're not doing so bad, and we're here to show you why. Check out our recommendations for some great places to eat in Balham and get to know this lovely little pocket of the city. 

Last updated on 27th June 2022

Haché Balham

22 user reviews 4

Located on Bedford Hill, Haché is a top spot if you're after elevated burgers, delicious cocktails and low-key vibes. With a menu that includes G&Ts, modern drinks and beers paired with salads, vegan dishes and small plates, you'll be well fed and watered here.

Balham Bowls Club

411 user reviews 4

A great spot day to day for a meal in Balham, Balham Bowls Club is a very cool nod to the past, with history and vintage dotted about the place. And on Sundays? Don't miss their epic, often fully booked up, Sunday roast.

The Regent

595 user reviews 4

Great for a casual pub meal in Balham, The Regent are putting on a top spread in both summer and winter combined, with seasonal plates and British classics, along with a chill pub setting and a mega beer garden when the sun heads on out.

The Cyclist

417 user reviews 4

A fun pub in Balham, The Cyclist is also no stranger to a slap-up meal. The South London restaurant fronts a menu of classic grub with a gastro twist, alongside a mouthwatering weekend offering of big brunches and huge Sunday roasts.

When it comes to pizza, I think we can all agree, it's bloody brilliant on virtually any occasion. And one place that's knocking up slices? Family-owned Zia Lucia has several branches in London andwhen…

Balham isn't short on some of the best restaurants in London - and their Chinese offering is pretty damn tasty too. Head on over to The Red Duck, where you can chow down on authentic dishes and traditional flavours with a modern twist.