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Address: 84 Ashmole St, London, SW8 1NE [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 22150) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras


Nearest tube stations Oval (0.2 miles), Vauxhall (0.5 miles), Kennington (0.7 miles)

Nearest train stations Vauxhall (0.4 miles), Elephant & Castle (1.2 miles), Wandsworth Road (1.3 miles)

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> Current user rating: 7.0/10 (rated by 35 users)
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user reviews of the Roebuck, Kennington

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5 most recent reviews of 38 shown - see all reviews

Closed in March 2016 - future unknown. See
Number11 - 1 Jul 2016 19:14
Relaxing, comfortable atmosphere for a lunchtime visit. Food was quickly served and fantastic quality...with portion sizes to satisfy anyone!
A good range of real ales, well kept and served by friendly, chatty staff who help make all feel welcome.
A bit of a challenge to find, but well worth the won't be disappointed!
benpt - 21 Mar 2014 12:47
Hidden in the back streets of the Oval. 4 handpumps with no real ale was a disapointment. Could be a gold mine. Friendly staff and locals.
rpf1955 - 7 Oct 2012 17:18
Visited during the rain affected cricket yesterday. Busy but with a nice atmosphere. No Youngs on, but the Bombardier was fine with Green King IPA the other option. Quick service from friendly bar staff, although beer selection somewhat underwhelming.
beer_monster_smudge - 29 Jun 2011 15:06
I've visited this pub twice now for the Sunday roast and have had a pleasant experience both times.

You get a generous amount of roast and the vegetables are served on a separate plate. The desserts are also very nice. The chocolate fudge cake and toffee apple pie were both delicious. The staff were quick and friendly on both occasions.

There are some interesting local characters about the place. The ageing rocker mentioned by the previous reviewer is harmless enough. He sits at the bar and drinks his bottle of rose. If you watch carefully he waters down the rose with a jug of water he keeps nearby. He might look a bit dishevelled but on both occasions I've visited he doesn't go round bothering anyone. I reckon he adds character to the place.

There is a sheltered smoking area outside and what appears to be a very nice beer garden. There is also a lovely conservatory.

My only problem with the last visit was the rap music that played inbetween every Perry Como type track. Less rap music and more Perry Como please!

scarletwest - 21 Mar 2011 10:56

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