Bradley's
Bradley's

Bradley's

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bradleysnw3.co.uk/
  • Phone: 02077223457
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch Monday to Friday 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Sunday 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    Dinner Monday to Saturday 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: English, French
  • Executive Chef: Mr Simon Bradley
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Private Dinner Parties
  • Private Party Facilities: Private Dinner Parties
  • Private Party Contact: Simon Bradley 02077223457

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Jublie Underground 5 minutes away
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Free Parking after 18.30
A word from Bradley's

A modern French/English restaurant established since 1992 serving high quality ingredients sourced from around the UK with a strong emphasis on fish and game when in season. And notable wine list adding to the dining experience.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Value
Bradley's reviews from OpenTable diners
203 reviews since 6 May 2014
Average Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambience4
    Value4.1
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
pre/post theatre (165)fit for foodies (62)special occasions (55)business meals (47)romance (41)sunday lunch (41)outstanding value (33)good vegetarian options (30)group bookings (12)brunch (10)child friendly (5)afternoon tea (4)outdoor eating (4)disabled access (2)Show More
  • An excellent restaurant!
    Foodie22
    Dined on 22/8/2014
    We hadn't been to Bradley's for a while even though it is our local restaurant. The food was excellent and the service extremely attentive. Top marks to the Manager! Bradley's has definitely reclaimed it's position as one of the best restaurants in the area .
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    business meals, fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday lunch
    Yumm
    Dined on 22/8/2014
    A very good and attractive meal. Attentive but unobtrusive service. All in all a treat
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First Class
    Fayrestowe
    Dined on 17/8/2014
    Bradleys offers a very varied menu of food with great flavours all served up wonderfully well by the friendly and helpful staff. A first class experience! Strongly recommend to anybody who loves good food.
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    pre/post theatre, Sunday lunch
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  • What a treat!
    LuvrestsVIP
    Dined on 16/8/2014
    I was delighted to be able to get a reservation at short notice on a Saturday night only because it was August and the Hampstead Theatre is closed for refurbishment. And what a treat it was. I had the Prix Fixe menu and chose the Fish Soup and the Veal Escalope. Both cooked to perfection. Service is excellent and the atmosphere is calm with a gentle buzz as diners really enjoy their food. I now look forward to our next visit - always a pleasure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The usual high standard
    ttnw
    Dined on 14/8/2014
    Another impeccable performance from Bradley's. Excellent food, friendly staff, smooth and prompt but unhurried service, and very good value.
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    fit for foodies, group bookings, pre/post theatre
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  • Delightful
    IanH
    Dined on 12/8/2014
    We enjoyed a set menu lunch. The choice was attractive, all 3 courses very enjoyable and the service impeccable.
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    outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    PierreP
    Dined on 1/8/2014
    Great food. Great service. Great prices. The lamb cooked 2 ways was really superb. The chocolate parfait was very well done. The scallops and chicken was very original and very well prepared. The crab was very fresh.
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    outstanding value
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  • Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 31/7/2014
    Ambiance is nice, love the open doors to the lovely green courtyard. Seating is not very comfortable, the tables are too small and the large plates do not fit on it (push it to where it should be and the person across might have dinner from their lap). The food was a disappointment. Bad oyster and then undercooked fish served with a side which was not accurately described on the menu (dinner had allergy to one of the ingredients). No apology received or any attempt to remedy situation was offered even when spoken to on the way out. Needless to say, this local venue will be avoided in future.
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  • Deserves to be busier
    SBfood
    Dined on 26/7/2014
    Bradley's food and service is excellent. It's off the beaten track which means lunchtimes can be quiet - which is a shame as the restaurant is so great it deserves to have a queue to get in. I love this place.
    Special Features:
    business meals, disabled access, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bradley's Restaurant, Swiss Cottage
    PeterRobin
    Dined on 15/7/2014
    We had a delicious business lunch for a mere £15.50 plus wine plus coffee. Service was very good and the atmosphere relaxed. I have dined at Bradley's several times during the past year and have always been very satisfied with their offering. It is a particularly useful restaurant pre - theatre, if you are going to a show at the Hampstead Theatre. Bradley's start dinner early and know that you must finish the whole meal before curtain up.
    Special Features:
    business meals, outstanding value, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • CmRHVIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Enjoyed a 3 course set menu prior to attending the theatre. Atmosphere is causally elegant and the food and service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A handy place
    priesthorcg
    Dined on 23/6/2014
    Bradley's was excellent, as always. Hardly ever have the pre theatre because the alc is so much more interesting, they are now opening earlier which gives more time before a thestre. Have also been just for dinner, well worth it, particularly if one has to catch a train from Euston or St P Home baked breads are an added bonus. What a pity there is no longer a decent theatre nearby, but that has deteriorated so much.
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    pre/post theatre
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  • Excellent service, great food
    Backformore
    Dined on 21/6/2014
    Even though Bradley's is an upscale location, we attended with our two children and the maître d' arranged for children friendly meals. A very good start. Each and every course was excellent in both presentation and flavor. The service throughout was professional and friendly. In terms of cost, it was a little on the high end but given the food and service, we will be returning. Absolutely excellent food and worth every penny. The best meal that I have enjoyed in quite a while.
    Special Features:
    child friendly, fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • hay4dine
    Dined on 18/6/2014
    we had yet another enjoyable evening at Bradleys. The food was very good, service excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Amazing Food
    Scotsonhols
    Dined on 17/6/2014
    Fabulous meal and great wines, would definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A father's day to remember
    nwluvtodine
    Dined on 15/6/2014
    We have previously eaten at Bradley's and known it to be a very good restaurant aspiring to be something more than the run of the mill NW London variety. Whilst the food and wine were up to standard sadly the service was not. The young staff members were so uptight they were almost rude as they served us in stony silence. When a knife slipped and through a chain reaction break a glass of wine and inundate my father there wasn't a 'sorry' or acknowledgement of fault until we complained and got the head waiter involved. He proceeded to fix and smooth all - I can't recommend him enough. So go for a good meal, fine wine and if you get the more experienced waiter, great service.
    Special Features:
    Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Local restaurant
    Miriam14
    Dined on 14/6/2014
    We visited Bradley's to meet relations for a Saturday evening meal. The experience was not as good as previously. Usually, we have the pre or post-theatre meal and food is good and service efficient. This time, our waiter was not proficient and had to be asked frequently for wine, water, bread etc. and he completely forgot to bring petits fours with our coffee. The menu had changed since our last visit and we did not find it as interesting or enjoyable. Things need to be changed to get back to the original high standard.
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    pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Classy
    SBfood
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    The food and service here are exceptional. Always a varied menu with ingredients that make you think "How am I going to choose between all these dishes?" I have only a minor gripe - I wish it were busier to create a more buzzing atmosphere. If this was in Soho or somewhere with regular footfall, it would be the talk of the town and queues round the block. As it is, it's a secret gem where you can have amazing food with excellent service. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely Sunday lunch
    Concerto43
    Dined on 1/6/2014
    Sunday lunch here with my two grown up children, neither of whom eat meat but they do eat fish. Set Sunday lunch menu included two fish dishes and the food and service were very good. It was my Sons 23rd birthday and they presented him with a lovely decorated plate of chocolates. We go here about 4 times a year and I would highly recommend it.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • david
    Dined on 30/5/2014
    Not just a meal; an evening out. The service was slightly slow, but the quality of the food, the cooking and the value more than made up for that.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect neighbourhood restaurant
    FranMVIP
    Dined on 17/5/2014
    Another delightful evening - Bradley's has that old fashioned and increasingly rare quality of knowing what it wants to do and doing it really well. Excellent staff, professional yet friendly, lovely ambiance and great food. Love the tables by the small garden. Perfect for pre or post theatre dinner for Hampstead theatre. Classy.
    Special Features:
    brunch, business meals, fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Delicious food, prepared with care. Some unusual choices, a good variety of fresh vegetables, all very tasty. Pleasant, helpful staff, a cosy and friendly ambience.
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    fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, Sunday lunch
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  • Good Friday night dinner
    CamB
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Solid French food at a reasonable price. Very relaxing on a Friday night, didn't feel rushed at all. We chose from the a la carte menu but the set menu for a pre-theatre meal looked good as well. We must have missed the theatre crowd as it wasn't too busy when we ate, which gave it a nice intimate feel. We have walked past it on a Sunday lunch time and it has been packed, so it is obviously well liked by a lot of people in the area!
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    romance
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  • Bradley's
    goober
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    This was the first time I had visited Bradleys at lunch time, and it was just as good as at the evening, very busy, bit a bit noisy.
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    pre/post theatre
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  • Bradley's Restaurant
    NW1diner
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    Situated just one minute's walk from Hampstead Theatre, this is a delightful experience. The excellent food is enhanced by good service, and a very pleasant ambience. Well not cheap, it represents extremely good value for money.
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    business meals, child friendly, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • 2 minutes from Hampstead theatre
    Sweep01
    Dined on 17/4/2014
    Bradleys is just around the corner from Hampstead theatre, in Winchester Road. The chef owns the restaurant and the standard of cooking is very high. They offer a 2 or 3 course pre/post theatre menu for £15.75 and £19.75. It was my first visit and I loved it, will definitely return
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    fit for foodies, outstanding value, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ptr-theatre set menu
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 17/4/2014
    Spotlessly clean,very professional and an oasis near the theatre. The set menu had plenty of choice all of which looked very appetising. Large selection of quality wines.Attentive but not pushy staff.. Set menu plus a drink around £30pp.
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    pre/post theatre
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  • LindaQuilterVIP
    Dined on 16/4/2014
    We went to Bradley's in Swiss Cottage before going to the Hampstead Theatre and had their pre-theatre menu which was excellent and very good value. I had the pea and asparagus soup which was smooth and delicious, and the cod which was thick and tasty. Their sorbets must be the best in London. It's worth going here just for the desserts. Try the blood orange or the rose and raspberry sorbet--really out of this world! We had an excellent meal and a lovely time. The waiters are very good.
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    good vegetarian options, outdoor eating, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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  • Outstanding restaurant
    Luv2travelonbusiness
    Dined on 14/4/2014
    Every time I come to the UK I have to have dinner. At Bradley's. The food is excellent and so is the ambiance. Highly recommend.
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    business meals, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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  • Excellent food
    whats4dinner
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Excellent food; our starters were oysters, fresh and delicious and red and yellow beetroot with goat curd, unusual and surprisingly tasty. Mains were fish, turbot was a generous sized tranche and fish of the day, a whole lemon sole on the bone, was cooked to perfection. An interesting extra side was the grilled cauliflower chimichanga, a spicy way to perk up that veggie. A great little local find, located slightly off the beaten track, but full on a Friday night so obviously discovered by many people.
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    fit for foodies, Sunday lunch, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A lovely time - again!
    Foodie
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    It has only been a couple of weeks since my last visit, this time for a pre-theatre meal with a friend. The set menu was interesting and varied, especially for its very reasonable price, and the food was delicious. The service was very friendly and attentive and I particularly noticed the calm and patient way the staff dealt with a fairly loud and completely unnecessary complaint from a nearby table. Even at this early hour, the ambience was welcoming and there were plenty of people in. Bradleys is set to become a regular on my list - in fact I have already planned the next meal with a larger group of friends who are really quite demanding!
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    child friendly, group bookings, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Great Neighbourhood Restaurant
    bd10
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Have eaten there a number of times and enjoyed each time. They are very helpful & understanding with my food allergy. Last visit the dessert was wonderful - rose sorbet with other wonderful flavours - well worth paying the extra for 3 courses! Their fixed price menus are good value - but I wish they'd change the Prix Fixe menu occasionally as the escalope Holstein is OK but not what one always wants if the post-theatre menu is not right for my problem.
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    fit for foodies, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent restaurant ....
    claudia
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Almost not worth telling the world about it, as I may not find a table when I need one!! The food is creative and delicious and the à la carte prices correspond. However they have a set menu which is absolutely affordable! Now that the Hampstead Theatre has become amongst the best of the theatres in London, this restaurant is full every day with pre-theatre diners, so booking is a must! I must not leave out the service which is first class too!
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    outstanding value, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Weekly lunch time
    frenchie
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Good food and good value but the restaurant was very empty at lunch time on a Monday
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  • Best value for money restaurant
    bLUXie
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    Best value for money restaurant I have ever visited in London. Amazing food presented wonderfully, cozy atmosphere, great service, friendly and welcoming staff and reasonable prices. Will definitely be visiting again soon! From the main dishes, I would highly recommend the rabbit while the chef's own chocolate production is mouth watering.
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    business meals, romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, outstanding value, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was excellent, the
    Fats
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    The food was excellent, the decor and ambience were pleasant. The only diasappointing thing was although the service was prompt, the staff definitely thought they were superior to their clientele.
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    pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Theatre perfect
    Maria
    Dined on 3/4/2014
    We always go to Bradley's when we go to Hampstead Theatre. The quality of the food and service is always fabulous and they're very geared up for the pre-theatre rush. I would definitely recommend to friends. My only regret is that we don't live closer to try Bradley's when we're not in a hurry.
    Special Features:
    business meals, romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, group bookings, brunch, outdoor eating, Sunday lunch, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Well worth visiting
    Foodie
    Dined on 30/3/2014
    Bradleys is a little tucked away, but worth finding in its slightly unlikely Swiss Cottage setting. My most recent experience, last week, for Mothering Sunday was delightful. The restaurant is elegantly decorated and furnished with a small courtyard to the back which adds ambience. The seating allows for families and others to eat in discrete groupings so they don't disturb each other. The staff are friendly and attentive (except for paying at the end which was slow - this is so common in most restaurants now - why?) but not intrusive - a very good balance. Most importantly, the food, an extensive set menu with excellent choices, was varied, well presented and delicious.
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    fit for foodies, special occasions, child friendly, Sunday lunch, pre/post theatre
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  • One of the few places in London
    DinastarVIP
    Dined on 29/3/2014
    One of the few places in London where you can have a three-course prix-fixe menu for under £28. What is more: lots of "extras" like amuse-bouches, a gorgeous selection of bread, which they kept offering us, and then a quad of delicious petit-fours were all gratis and home-made. I had baby artichoke with a punchy sun-blushed tomato & olive salad, he had scallops teamed with boned chicken wings - these disappeared with a smacking of lips. My selection of fish fillets on courgette "spaghetti" with samphire was light and well flavoured, he declared his lamb-rack perfect having ordered it "pink". Blood-orange sorbet was a stunning-coloured refreshing hit of flavour whilst his chocolate pave was a rich mousse-like slice of cocoa-heaven
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pre-theatre supper
    Ladywholunches
    Dined on 28/3/2014
    Went to Bradley's before the theatre on the recommendation of a friend. The fixed price menu was excellent value and the food really good. Service friendly, helpful and attentive without being over bearing. Dishes on the menu were altered to meet the needs of one of the diners who can't tolerate too much cream and dairy - this wasn't a problem and the staff suggested dishes that would be suitable. I would certainly recommend Bradley's to friends and will be going again.
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    special occasions, Sunday lunch, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.