Watson's General Telegraph

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Description

Huge selection of constantly rotating craft beers on our impressive tap wall. We choose the best beers from the coolest and most interesting breweries in London right now. We have exclusive access to small batch beers from your favourite breweries, including Beavertown, Brick and Wild. 

Music comes solely from vinyl, no digital files or CDs. Classic sounds and obscure sounds from our crate digging go head to head. Customers are welcome to bring their own records along on Sundays, or come down on Friday and Saturday nights to hear our DJs raid their massive collections of 12"s and LPs. 

Fantastic pub grub is the order of the day, from our very own chorizo and pork burger through to the vegan friendly pea and mint risotto. All ingredients are locally sourced and everything is, of course, cooked to order. 

Our garden has three things going for it. One, it's absolutely huge, plus it keeps the sun all day. It also has it's own bar so you don't even need to break your tanning to get rehydrated. 

Info

Door Charge may apply
Dulwich
No music
None

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
12:00 00:00
12:00 00:00
12:00 00:00
12:00 00:00
12:00 01:00
12:00 01:00
12:00 00:00

Location

Watson's General Telegraph
108 Forest Hill Road, London, SE22 0RS

Area:
South London

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Fab birthday with friends and family Great atmosphere and food visited Watson's General Telegraph on 19 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017 by
5

Lots of families enjoying ample portions at a good price. Children behaved well. Fires in garden were not on. Disappointed with that. It was a selling point visited Watson's General Telegraph on 12 Mar 2017
14 Mar 2017 by
4

Great venue, top food, drink and music, rolled home at 1am, all good! visited Watson's General Telegraph on 10 Mar 2017
12 Mar 2017 by
5

very good service would use it again visited Watson's General Telegraph on 07 Mar 2017
10 Mar 2017 by
5

Very warm and friendly atmosphere ,great food couldn't have been better. Thankyou visited Watson's General Telegraph on 06 Mar 2017
08 Mar 2017 by
5

Sunday lunch with the family. Great food, lovely environment. Very laid back (in the right way). visited Watson's General Telegraph on 05 Mar 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Thank you for the really lovely comments!
07 Mar 2017 by
5

Had a lovely lunch, great atmosphere, very happy with overall experience. Service is great. If I was being critical, I would say the food could have been hotter. But would definitely recommend! visited Watson's General Telegraph on 05 Mar 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Thanks for the great review!
07 Mar 2017 by
4

Really nice staff, good food and atmosphere. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 04 Mar 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Thank you!
06 Mar 2017 by
5

Staff were great and very accommodating to our slightly merry party! DJ was really good and engaging. We all had a great night. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 25 Feb 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

much appreciated!
27 Feb 2017 by
5

We particularly liked the salt and chilli squid starter and padron peppers! Really nice venue, would like to come again and sit outdoors next time. Thank you for a really nice night! visited Watson's General Telegraph on 24 Feb 2017
26 Feb 2017 by
5

Excellent quiz on a Wednesday visited Watson's General Telegraph on 22 Feb 2017
24 Feb 2017 by
5

Thoroughly enjoyed my birthday drinks at Watsons General Telegraph. Really easy to book a table, with friendly staff and a patient and accommodating dj! We drank then danced to 80's vinyl till closing times, and left feeling satisfied of a good night out!! Thanks :) visited Watson's General Telegraph on 17 Feb 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Great to hear you enjoyed your birthday with us & thanks for the great review!
20 Feb 2017 by
5

I had a great night at WGT. I had a party of 25 people and we pre-ordered food. It was all delicious and we had a great space. Natalie and her team were very helpful as it was a big party and I appreciated their support to make it an easy and fun night. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 17 Feb 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Glad you had a great party and a fun night, thanks for taking the time to give us a lovely review!
19 Feb 2017 by
5

Great beer, yummy food in huge portions and lovely staff. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 13 Feb 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Thanks for the great review, glad you liked us!
15 Feb 2017 by
5

Absolutely excellent. All the staff we dealt with were helpful and accomodating and the space provided was very cosy. All in all an excellent venue for a surprise party. And as a bonus, the music was great! visited Watson's General Telegraph on 11 Feb 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Thanks for the lovely review!
13 Feb 2017 by
5

Great food and atmosphere!! Lovely pub, will go back. Pints a bit pricey at £6 so wouldn't have a big session but great place for food and a pint or two visited Watson's General Telegraph on 05 Feb 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Always great to hear lovely feedback, thanks for taking the time.
07 Feb 2017 by
4

Good food, fabulous ambience, helpful staff and great beers! We will be back for sure. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 04 Feb 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Thanks for taking the time to send is this great review!
06 Feb 2017 by
5

I used the garden room at Watson's General Telegraph for my 40th for about 45 people and it was the perfect location for a warm, wintery birthday party. The food was good, the service was great and the DJ in the main bar got us dancing. Thank you guys. Defo recommend this pub a million times over! visited Watson's General Telegraph on 04 Feb 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

This means a lot to us, thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review!
06 Feb 2017 by
5

Great food great atmosphere fab staff x visited Watson's General Telegraph on 29 Jan 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Aww thanks!
31 Jan 2017 by
5

Nice food, great atmosphere - just wish you could book a table over the phone or on email, and very unusual that you need to put down a £5/head guarantee. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 29 Jan 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Really glad you had a great time. We do everything through our booking system so there's no room for human error and the £5 per head guarantee is only for bookings over 6 as unfortunately not everyone calls to cancel. Hope that explains somewhat and thanks again for your review.
31 Jan 2017 by
4

Had the best night at the WGT for my birthday. Food, staff and music was brilliant! visited Watson's General Telegraph on 27 Jan 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Thanks!! Glad you enjoyed!
29 Jan 2017 by
5

Delicious meal - homecooked Sunday roast! Highly recommended. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 22 Jan 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Glad you enjoyed the roast!
24 Jan 2017 by
4

Great pub with lovely food and always a warm and inviting atmosphere. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 22 Jan 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Really appreciate this guys, thanks for taking the time!
24 Jan 2017 by
5

Super, Great food, wonderful friendly and efficient service and wide choice of much better than average beers and wines. Very child friendly too. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 22 Jan 2017

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Thank you!
24 Jan 2017 by
5

Great night out with firelpits, good food and beer. The staff were great however one staff member wasn't too helpful when it came to the beer selection. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 14 Jan 2017
16 Jan 2017 by
4

Fab food, large space great for children, good service, nice atmosphere (Only negative was roast was a little too salty) visited Watson's General Telegraph on 08 Jan 2017
10 Jan 2017 by
4

starters better than the mains and i know you dont really want to encourage kids but it would be nice to have more kid friendly dishes. had a great time though thanks visited Watson's General Telegraph on 07 Jan 2017
09 Jan 2017 by
3

Great selection of ales, cozy atmosphere and friendly bar staff. Glad to call it our new local. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 02 Jan 2017
04 Jan 2017 by
4

A lovely pub with very welcoming staff who managed our large family booking with patience and humour. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 28 Dec 2016
03 Jan 2017 by
4

Good fun! We received a glass of prosecco on arrival and was full of a fun crowd for the NYE party. Would certainly do NYE here again. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 31 Dec 2016
02 Jan 2017 by
4

It was a fun night however very disappointing there was no count down for 12am on NYE. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 31 Dec 2016
02 Jan 2017 by
3

What a lovely surprise to find a pub open on Boxing Day with a genuine, happy and welcoming team. Though packed with kids the atmosphere was great, the food was really well cooked and the service was very attentive. We will certainly be back. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 26 Dec 2016

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

See you soon! Thanks for the lovely review
28 Dec 2016 by
5

We love it here. Great atmosphere, good food and my husband rates the beer. Our absolute favourite local. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 26 Dec 2016

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Thanks so much for the compliments!
28 Dec 2016 by
5

great service, great pub, great atmosphere Rose visited Watson's General Telegraph on 15 Dec 2016

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Thanks guys!
21 Dec 2016 by
5

We booked ahead for the Christmas menu for our work christmas party. The food was amazing and all the staff helped to make the whole evening a great night. Thoroughly recommend. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 18 Dec 2016
20 Dec 2016 by
5

17 adults and 8 babies - could have been absolute carnage but everything from the food, space and service was brilliant. Thank you Scott and Nat x visited Watson's General Telegraph on 18 Dec 2016
20 Dec 2016 by
5

Went there for pre-Xmas drinks. Staff were great and place was nice but most of my friends ended up feeling unwell after eating here... Even vegetarian meals.. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 17 Dec 2016

Reply from Watson's General Telegraph

Hello, it would be useful to know when you had your event and what you ordered from the menu. We haven't received any complaints from other customers so it seems a little odd?
19 Dec 2016 by
2

Great vibe, excellent choice of beer and drinks, kid friendly, nice staff. Food was pretty good but not excellent- we had a mixed response at our table (mac and blue cheese was very well received, but the squash salad was a bit salty and intense, starters were all yum) visited Watson's General Telegraph on 10 Dec 2016
13 Dec 2016 by
4

Great Christmas lunch . Awesome meal and great service visited Watson's General Telegraph on 11 Dec 2016
13 Dec 2016 by
5

We had our annual Christmas get together at WGT and booked a meal for 28 people. The tables were beautifully presented, staff - particularly Nat - were so lovely and accommodating and the food was absolutely perfect. Every person said it was the nicest food they had had compared to other pubs at Christmas - the steak in particular was divine. we are all dying to come back again!! Thanks for a fab night!! visited Watson's General Telegraph on 10 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016 by
5

Had an excellent meal, the service was great and the all round atmosphere was spot on. Never let down by this pub and also has a great selection of beer and wine
08 Dec 2016 by
3

Great starters, friendly staff, good atmosphere visited Watson's General Telegraph on 25 Nov 2016
27 Nov 2016 by
4

Could not have been better. Both food and service. Have not had a negative comment from any of our 38. guests. Well done guys and thank you. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 22 Nov 2016
24 Nov 2016 by
5

Amazing food and great staff! visited Watson's General Telegraph on 20 Nov 2016
24 Nov 2016 by
5

Great food, great wine and beers, great service. Highly recommended visited Watson's General Telegraph on 20 Nov 2016
23 Nov 2016 by
5

Great food, VERY generous portions, we are greedy and starters were big enough for two to share if you are also having the Sunday roast. Definitely be back. Mick visited Watson's General Telegraph on 20 Nov 2016
22 Nov 2016 by
5

Over the years I have always been throughly disappointed in the standard of Sunday Roasts served in the East Dulwich area. Always over priced and of poor standard, so it was a pleasant surprise to find that The Watson General wasn't like all the other pubs. The food was very nice and I will certainly go back again. visited Watson's General Telegraph on 13 Nov 2016
16 Nov 2016 by
5

Food is excellent , particularly the veggie roast , and you get veggie gravy which is top stars. The ambience, and top notch selection of beers and staff friendless, and warmth is 10 out of 10 . This is a great pub / eating , relaxed venue . visited Watson's General Telegraph on 13 Nov 2016
15 Nov 2016 by
5

Had an excellent meal, the service was great and the all round atmosphere was spot on. Never let down by this pub and also has a great selection of beer and wine Becky visited Watson's General Telegraph on 13 Nov 2016
15 Nov 2016 by
5

Very good service and food. Thank you! visited Watson's General Telegraph on 13 Nov 2016
15 Nov 2016 by
5

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