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Arlo's Balham

4.5
250 reviews
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£25 and under
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Steak
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  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Neighbourhood Gem
We source our glorious beef from farms in Yorkshire, Northern Ireland and the Scottish Highlands. Steak from traditional native British breeds - because we think they're the best - slowly reared on a natural diet of grass and hay and then served quickly & simply.

Brunch is a huge focus at Arlo's and we're proud to have been named as one of London's best brunches.

We’re also all about family and quality and we've developed a fantastic “Little Arlo’s” menu for your little ones, complete with crayons and stickers designed to entertain them and to give you a few minutes' calm at the same time!

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Steak
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday: 12:00 - 23:00
Friday - Saturday: 10:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 22:00
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Phone number
020 3019 6590
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Public Transit
Balham station
Additional
Beer, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 250 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.6
service
4.3
ambience
4.3
value
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on 11 June 2018

I came with a couple of friends. We all enjoyed our food

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5.0Dined on 10 June 2018

We went there for brunch on Sunday and can honestly say everything about Arlos was amazing. The service was incredibly friendly and relaxed, the atmosphere and decor was excellent and most importantly the food was divine (and reasonably priced, too). We both went for the "Full Arlos" and the steak was cooked to perfection, with an added bonus of a chorizo sausage! My favourite part though was probably the gummy bear surprise that my partner had with his Bloody Mary.... !

Thank you very much Arlos, we will definitely be back for more!

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5.0Dined on 9 June 2018

Fab, as always - we love it here and come back as often as we can!

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4.0Dined on 8 June 2018

Really good food and service. Even put a candle on my brownie and sang because it was my birthday ha

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4.0Dined on 2 June 2018

This was my third time at Arlo’s. Went with my son and he loved it my steak in my steak salad was a bit tough. We ate every bit. Loved the cole slaw. Service was excellent.

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4.0Dined on 29 May 2018

Delicious food and friendly service! It’s my 3rd time and I would keep going back

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5.0Dined on 28 May 2018

We had an early dinner her with some friends and their kids. Great food, friendly atmosphere and good value for the quality of the food. Love this place

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5.0Dined on 18 May 2018

Lovely food. Great service. Cocktails great too! Would recommend.

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5.0Dined on 1 May 2018

Excellent steak, sides, dessert and service.
Truffle chessy fries were awesome. Byob on Tuesday nights, meant it was exceptional value and that I can't comment on their wine.

I previously had no idea what a tomahawk steak, it was very nice! Apparently it's a on-the bone fore rib steak.

I wish I'd taken more notice years/months ago when various people recommended Arlo's .

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5.0Dined on 30 April 2018

The food was very tasty. We will defiantly be back.

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4.0Dined on 27 April 2018

Amazing steak every time. I also love the milkshakes.

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4.0Dined on 26 April 2018

They do steak and some delicious starters and do them exceptionally well. The staff are friendly and helpful. It’s become a definite favourite and my 12 year old asked to go to Arlos on her birthday.

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5.0Dined on 24 April 2018

Great food (we had brunch), great cocktails and great service - would recommend!

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4.0Dined on 21 April 2018

The food was great and the staff were wonderful! Nice for a dinner date or a more casual evening.

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4.0Dined on 13 April 2018

Excellent steak and sides in a casual and relaxed environment.

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5.0Dined on 7 April 2018

Four of us had a very lovely evening at Arlos. We shared the Tomahawk steak and one of us like it a little more cooked and it was no problem for them to sear his portion a bit longer. The music was a bit loud at first and we asked them to turn it down. No problem. The coleslaw was slightly disappointing, as a friend highly recommend it for its heat. Ours didn’t have any of that. We ate every bit and will definite return since it is a five min walk from our house. Looking to try non meat dishes next time.

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5.0Dined on 2 April 2018

Really amazing food and exceptionally good vibe! Went with friends for a quick dinner and ended up with a feast from heaven! Especially recommend trenchers - very good idea to go with a steak. Staff super friendly, knowledgable and helpful. Recommend to everyone!

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5.0Dined on 2 April 2018

Best brunch! I had The Other Arlo’s with extra bacon.

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4.0Dined on 1 April 2018

Excellent brunch, shame the steak was a bit tough seeing as it's a steak place !

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5.0Dined on 29 March 2018

This is one of my favourite restaurants in the area. The staff are very attentive so it’s a great place for a birthday. The food is good value and absolutely delicious. The sharing/tapas style approach for the starters goes down really well and the steak is always cooked to perfection. Cannot recommend enough!

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4.0Dined on 24 March 2018

Really nice atmosphere: busy, but not too noisy. Our waitress was delightful. My hanger steak was a tiny bit tough, but still tasty. The chips and broccoli that went with it were delicious. Thoroughly enjoyable evening. We'd definitely go again.

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5.0Dined on 22 March 2018

Lovely local eatery that I wish we'd popped into before! Delicious steak, even when well done. Nice blend of smart and relaxed. Booked to go back in a couple of weeks.

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5.0Dined on 22 March 2018

Food was excellent and I’ve not seen my Dad drink milkshakes like that since we lived abroad.

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5.0Dined on 17 March 2018

Delicious as always

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5.0Dined on 16 March 2018

Great steak and wine and fantastic service. We never felt like we were being rushed. I would definitely go back!

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5.0Dined on 16 March 2018

Managed to eat outside for the first time this year which was lovely. Great service and good food. Made snide gesture of adding candles to desert for my wife’s birthday.

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5.0Dined on 4 March 2018

Excellent food and service. We’ll be coming back for sure. Loved it!

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4.0Dined on 3 March 2018

Amazing steak- we shared 1kg between us and it was more than enough and excellent value. Will visit again for sure.

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4.0Dined on 3 March 2018

Not sure why it's taken us so long to get to Arlo's, but we will definitely be going back. Had a delish meal with friendly service for a good price. A win all around.

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5.0Dined on 2 March 2018

Really really yummy steak - trencher and the truffle fries were amazing. Our waitress was awesome and good humoured. Will definitely go again

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5.0Dined on 24 February 2018

2nd time there for brunch. Delicious food, lovely staff and great atmosphere. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on 23 February 2018

Even better on the 2nd visit. Steaks for all four of us were perfectly cooked and the selection of sides really add to the quality of the meal. Great value for a London steak restaurant and also a really nice selection of house and othe wines.

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4.0Dined on 22 February 2018

Please can you put sweet potato fries on the menu!!!!

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4.0Dined on 18 February 2018

Really enjoyed the steak here. They are good at steak and don't try to be anything different which is refreshing! Nice light environment.

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5.0Dined on 17 February 2018

Very good lunch - perfectly cooked steak. Meat was tender but knives blunt so appeared to be tougher than it was.

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3.0Dined on 14 February 2018

MEat was very good. Service a tad slow and not as attentive as I would have liked.
Wine list very limited.
Tis a steak place, have dome big bold Syrzh-based wines at least

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5.0Dined on 14 February 2018

Delicious food drinks and lovely setting. Steak and sides were delicious as were the puddings.

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5.0Dined on 14 February 2018

An excellent little restaurant. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. The Croque moo-sieur is now definitely in my all time top five sandwiches!

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5.0Dined on 10 February 2018

Absolutely loved it. Excellent food, perfect service, great ambiance. Great for kids. Will come back!

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4.0Dined on 9 February 2018

Went for a birthday meal with my girlfriend. The service was great and the food was excellent, one of the best steaks I've ever had. People were in straight after work for a casual meal but it also is suitable if you want to wear something nice and go later in the evening. It's a bit more expensive than your run of the mill place but not much more, and you generally will always pay more for steak. Wouldn't order 2 sides of chips next time as they are really generous on the portion sizes!

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