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The Hand and Raquet, Wimbledon - pub details

Previously called: Hogshead

Hand and Raquet
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Address: 25-27 Wimbledon Hill Rd, Wimbledon, London, SW19 7NE [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 102) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Wimbledon (0.1 miles), South Wimbledon (0.9 miles)

Nearest train stations Wimbledon (0.1 miles), Haydons Road (0.9 miles), Wimbledon Chase (1 mile)

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> Current user rating: 5.3/10 (rated by 58 users)
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user reviews of the Hand and Raquet, Wimbledon

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Few beers in here before seeing the mighty palace at the bridge.Good beer and pub.
talesofthebar - 15 Dec 2013 13:15
One of Wimbledon`s nicer pubs - unpretentious, nice ambience, drink and food well served, prices reasonable and pleasant staff. Clean toilets and a small smoking area at the rear. Well situated for Wimbledon station, shops etc - would certainly recommend it.
Wimbledonboy - 11 Sep 2012 13:40
One of the better pubs in Wimbledon, the atmosphere is usually good in here and it feels like you are in a pub rather than some faked attempts that seem to clutter high streets these days.
The prices here are fair and I've found the service pretty good. It doesn't tend to get too busy so you're never waiting too long.

Overall a pub worth a visit
wobble - 28 Dec 2011 14:26
I have to agree with the comments made by Mcloj. This pub has a brilliant location, pleasant ambience, the staff are friendly and the prices are very competitive but the ale is woefully bad. My friend and I opted for the Hooky today and had to leave half of it because it tasted vile. If you're a real ale drinker then you're in much safer hands at the Alex next door although you do pay quite a premium for guest ales.
pomona - 9 Oct 2011 16:36
Great location for a boozer - splendid selection of about 4 different ales but the quality isn't the same as next door at The Alex. The boozer is nice and laid out well and has decent punters that support the place - I've even had the food in the place and thats not bad at all - it's just the standard and quality of the beer isn't as good as the next door neighbour and even though my work mates prefer this place - it just grates me that a stones throw away I can sink cracking larrup with a beavy of well presented bar girlies. On saying that, I'd rather drink here than most other places on the Wim. Broadway where an attack from the Death Star can't come quick enough. I'd rather eat hay with a horse than supp the crap that they put out or mix with the pounces that frequent down there.
Mcloj - 12 Jul 2011 12:23

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