BYOB restaurants in London

Discussion in 'London and the South East' started by gaijingirl, Feb 11, 2015.

  1. RubyToogood

    RubyToogood can't remember what goes here

    A visit to one did not answer the question for me.
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  2. gaijingirl

    gaijingirl Well-Known Member

    is there one of those near Clapham Junction too? - something similar anyway - whenever we've passed by on a Sunday morning there's a huge queue outside. I always wondered why would anyone spend their Sunday morning queuing for breakfast... :confused:
  3. colacubes

    colacubes Well-Known Member

    Yeah, there's a newish one on Battersea Rise. They're fine but not worth the queue imo.
  4. the Soho one didn't have a queue when we went but then it was in the evening...
  5. gaijingirl

    gaijingirl Well-Known Member

    just realised that kishmish (which I want to try) in Crystal Palace is BYOB.
  6. Hellsbells

    Hellsbells World's best procrastinator

    Marie's cafe in waterloo. Very cheap BYOB Thai cafe. Was pretty quiet last night. Good food & atmosphere
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  7. ringo

    ringo Macaroni cheese controller

    Have you tried Greenz, the vegetarian restaurant by Tulse Hill Station? I noticed they are byob yesterday.
  8. gaijingirl

    gaijingirl Well-Known Member

    no and have been meaning to for ages - being vegetarian myself and in a little group who checks out new veggie restaurants. The main problem is that they are 7th Day Adventists and so keep quite unusual hours. Also, if I'm honest, the lack of booze put us off - but I didn't realise you were allowed to BYOB - last time I looked it was just alcohol free - that's tempting - although I'd be a bit worried about being smited or something.
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  9. ringo

    ringo Macaroni cheese controller

    I didn't check the hours :) Hopefully they'll be open one Saturday teatime and we can check it out. The byob is on a bit of paper stuck to the window, might be a new thing.

    Hopefully they don't interrogate customers on their beliefs when taking your order, but I'll get the tiddler to answer as her Year 1 RE classes seem to have converted her into a rabid evangelist in the last month :rolleyes:
  10. gaijingirl

    gaijingirl Well-Known Member

    Sunday: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    & supper: 5:30 pm – 10 pm
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: 5:30 pm – 10 pm
    Wednesday: 5:30 pm – 10 pm
    Thursday: 5:30 pm – 10 pm
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: 5:30 pm - 10 pm
  11. ringo

    ringo Macaroni cheese controller

    Oh, on the website I linked to :D I didn't think to look :facepalm:
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  12. Batboy

    Batboy Trumpeting is good for you...

    The Beach Hut a great chippy in Highbury Barn... always a warm welcoming atmosphere too... the owners are brill and have old rock and roll and blues/jazz playing...
  13. Cowley

    Cowley Well-Known Member

  14. OvalhouseDB

    OvalhouseDB Well-Known Member

    Update on Beyrouth's Stratham: although they now sell wine and beer they do still allow BYOB. £1.50 per head corkage.
  15. Ceej

    Ceej Where is my mind?

  16. jimbarkanoodle

    jimbarkanoodle Well-Known Member

    quite a few in Balham.

    Ale and Spice- Sri Lankan
    Mamaris- decent Turkish kebab/grill
    Tagine- Moroccan
    Beyrouths- Thai
    another thai place a couple of doors up from Ale and Spice who's name escapes me.

    Many of the curry house's in Tooting are BYOB.

    I like this thread, I rarely eat anywhere that isn't BYOB
  17. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    The India Club on the Strand (Aldwych end) is BYOB. It has an old school, colonial feel. Very cheap.
  18. skyscraper101

    skyscraper101 0891 50 50 50

    Is it all Breakfast style food though? Breakfast is the only meal I wouldn't really fancy booze with TBH.
  19. Guineveretoo

    Guineveretoo Mostly bewildered

    Kishmish in Crystal Palace - opposite the bus station - is BYOB and lots of people miss it because it's downstairs.

    But it's lovely. It even has an outside eating area.

    And it does veggie food, which interest the OP.

    Have you tried it?
  20. Farmer Giles

    Farmer Giles Well-Known Member

    Lahore Kahari in Tooting.
  21. gaijingirl

    gaijingirl Well-Known Member

    Hi - I've been there - it's very nice. After Japanese my favourite kind of food.
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  22. Guineveretoo

    Guineveretoo Mostly bewildered

    I know lots of people who really rate it, including people I have been there with but, both times I have been, I have chosen badly and ended up with a dish I really dislike. The same dish!! :eek: :facepalm:
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  23. gaijingirl

    gaijingirl Well-Known Member

    oh no! I just went the once but enjoyed everything I ate.
  24. Guineveretoo

    Guineveretoo Mostly bewildered

    I am quite convinced that it is me at fault. I just have to try and remember what it was that I ordered, so that I don't order it again :)

    Something to do with eggs, I recall, because I thought I was going to get an egg curry and I didn't.
  25. skyscraper101

    skyscraper101 0891 50 50 50

    Why would anyone want to drink booze with breakfast food too? It's just weird.
  26. DietCokeGirl

    DietCokeGirl All lost in the supermarket

    Persopolis in Peckham.
  27. jimbarkanoodle

    jimbarkanoodle Well-Known Member

    is this a veggie place?

    Flamin Mangal in Peckham i hear is also BYOB
  28. pesh

    pesh Well-Known Member

    Thai Grocer on Garratt Lane.
  29. DietCokeGirl

    DietCokeGirl All lost in the supermarket

    It is, vegetarian and vegan predominantly.
  30. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    I thought it was a shop. Have they expanded?

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