The Orange

4.3
1204 reviews
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  • Sunday Lunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Welcome to The Orange Public House & Hotel. In our beautifully restored building you’ll find a bustling bar serving fine ales and cocktails. Our casual dining rooms on the ground and first floor offer a fresh and seasonal modern European menu. The Orange has four beautifully designed bedrooms that offer the perfect retreat after a long day in the city. Each room boasts luxurious king size beds and en-suite bathrooms complete with Aesop amenities.

Private Dining

The Orange has been lovingly restored to its former glory and offers a rustic European cuisine all housed in a unique ‘shabby chateau’ interior. It has the ideal space for private celebrations or corporate events up to 120 guests.

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JC
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent pub on the high end side, meal was delicious and elegant. Smallish portions meant we spent a lot on starters and desserts. All excellent tho.

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e
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

Dissapointed with food

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OS
London
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

The location and venue are really lovely, and the food was good, but not outstanding (we both had the beef Sunday roast, which was cooked well, but lacked the wow factor).

The service behind the bar were rude and unenthusiastic however, and the staff in the restaurant were haphazard (some very disinterested, but one woman who seemed to be doing everyone else’s job). Overall not worth going back unfortunately.

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MW
London
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Lovely dining space upstairs, very good food and attentive staff. will be back.

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a
London
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We had a very nice meal at The Orange, the food was very good and the atmosphere at the restaurant was perfect for a get together with friends. The service was a little slow and a few mistakes were made with the order (the staff were very apologetic) but it wouldn't stop me going back as we had a lovely meal.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Enjoyable, pleasant environment - can be a bit loud. Food portions are a good size and pizzas are very good. Professional service. Highly recommend.

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k
London
1 review
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful accommodating and friendly service! Delicious food, and more than anything – a really beautiful decor and ambience to the place. My family and I loved it and we will definitely be back! Perfect place to drop in if you have people visiting London as it's just around the corner (walking distance) from Victoria station. Thanks guys.

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CM
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Such a beautiful building. Lovely relaxing atmosphere. I couldn't stop looking around me. A lovely quiet area downstairs if you want to work. The food was gorgeous and of really high quality.

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JJ
London
3 reviews
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We really love the Sunday ‘lunch’ at the Orange although this time we visited at 5:30pm. We were initially told it would be a 30minute wait as they were just roasting a new joint which we were happy to wait for as we know how good the beef is! However it was ready in 10 minutes and was as delicious as ever, our only gripe might be that service was a bit slow but I think this was just us being in a rush and turning up when shifts were changing so this is likely to be a blip. The sirloin roast is fab, great flavoursome beef with the most carrots carrots and great Yorkshire pudding paired with a cosy pub atmosphere - can’t be beaten really.

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P
1 review
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 2food 5service 2ambience 2

I have been here before and the food has been lovely both times. However there must have been an issue in the kitchen as the food took an hour and a half to arrive and lots of tables were getting very angry. The waiters were obviously very stressed and upset by the situation! It’s a shame as the food is really good.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 3

Food would have been good if it wasn’t delayed (2hrs to get mains) and if it had been served at the same time and hot.

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k
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 2

Number of veggie options limited on menu. Food that was served was very poor and not good value for money. Wouldn't recommend.

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SA
London
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Wonderful place to have a dinner before the girls night out. Lovely helpful staff, great crowd, good food and delicious wine. Prices are not too high, but also not too little. Would definitely recommend and go again.

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NR
London
1 review
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The orange is very beatiful andò the perfect Pub for dinner After long visit in london

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PG
London
6 reviews
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was and service were both excellent. Thank you!

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GB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 3

Food took a very long time to arrive

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OH
Cambridge
1 review
Dined on 24 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food, relaxed atmosphere and our waiter Gareth was unbelievably kind and helpful. We had my toddler with me which I was apprehensive about as it is an extremely nice restaurant but Gareth helped with carrying the pram, brought my son’s food and drink very quickly and always took time to chat to him or make up little games with his toys when he passed us, despite being busy. Some of the best service I have had in London (and lovely pizzas!)

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 20 March 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 3

The service was absolutely dire. On two occasions I had to leave the table and try to find a server

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DU
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We visited on a Sunday afternoon when the Orange was very busy but the staff were all very good and our waiter was excellent. The beer was good and the Sunday Roasts were delicious. I would recommend the Orange.

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KC
London
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

Terrible service which is a shame as food is always lovely

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Not sadly up to its usual standard. Bread was stale and obviously reheated, chicken pie was lukewarm. Service was enthusiastic, but not very effective. After waiting 15 mins had to ask for bread, had to call over to take the food order ... despite being half empty.

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OT
London
18 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

The Orange has always been one of my favourite Sunday roast spots in London. Several years on, its losing some its lustre. Portions were smaller than they used to be, and not as tasty (although my beef was delightfully rare). Our waitress was lovely, but seemed to struggle with everything, aided by a misfiring kitchen; we waited too long for everything; drinks, menus, ordering, food, correction to food, check, paying the check!

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BC
Lancashire
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Food was generally good but wasn’t ordered correctly by the waitress, one of the mains didn’t arrive at all. We Arrived at 7.30 and starters were served at 9pm. G&T was served without tonic and only one I’ve cube which had melted by the time the tonic finally arrived. Mussels were served without finger bowl or spoon.We did however have 10 ketchup portions served for the 4 lukewarm bowls of chips. We won’t be rushing back.

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DF
London
30 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 2

Great for drinks and dinner after..

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KC
London
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every time I’m in London, I dine here and am never disappointed. Great food and service in a relaxed atmosphere.

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LM
Essex
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

I was really excited to visit the orange after getting the bus past it everyday and thinking it looked lovely. I took my parents for sunday roast. We went for 6pm and the place was very busy, no one greeted us and we had no idea where to go. We wandered up to the dining room upstairs and were put into a corner with no other guests. It took 15 minutes before someone came over to serve us and so we asked to move to the main restaurant. The service following that was again poor, no one took our drinks order for ages, service seemed to change between shifts and we didnt have the same waiter looking after us. The guy kept coming to pour our water but wasnt sure if we had ordered or what.

We would expect more from a well established place like the orange and with high prices.

Big dissapointment

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Z
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 1

Good sunday roast, but there was a lot of noise, from customer and there was a very loud whistle noise

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P
London
17 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 4

Juice machine broken, one main course forgotten, ages for a coffee, no word of sorry til we complained, truly appalling- breakfast is really not that hard to do!

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SQ
London
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Good quality food but a bit over priced, especially the wine list. The service was friendly and efficient.

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P
Gloucestershire
50 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service once again, in a lovely atmosphere . A fantastic place we have been to many times

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L
London
4 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Interesting menu and delicious food. Gets busy and so can be noisy.

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JP
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

Very chaotic, nobody knew where pre booked table was on arrival. All diners squashed into one smallish area. One bar staff so drinks were slow. Nice waitress trying her best but food came out late. Pies were ok but small, Very expensive for small portions in a noisy room. Such a shame as I had clients with me and don't remember the Orange as being so poor and non value for money.

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Bath
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

The wine was a catastrophe. It tasted very weak, had an odd odeure and has been served extremly warm. Also, it was not the wine on the list. We ordered a Nero d'Avola and got just something but for sure no Nero d'Avola. After we complained we got the same wrong wine again and the wine was - what a surprise - way too warm. This time we didnt' complain again but we were disapointed and left back half of the bottle. We expect a Nero d'Avola when offered in the menu as such and not something different.

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BR
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had yet another lovely meal at The Orange. Service and quality of food were superb. We were staying the night too and the breakfast was also great. Top notch!

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RM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very attentive staff who made us and our two puppies very welcome

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j
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great choice in Sloane Sq area - dined at the Orange twice during a holiday in London (returned with friends after a great initial meal). Local ingredients, interesting dishes, all-in-all a terrific experience.

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K
London
2 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Good food and ambience. Service very lacking. Staff not well-trained enough. Simple order of steak, chips and wine. Delay in informing that chosen wine option not availaible, delay in bringing replacement wine order. Steak brought first, chips later. Waiter veered from being over-attentive to not communicating delays.

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CJ
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 1

We visited the Orange Public House as a group of 6 for Sunday lunch to celebrate a 40th birthday and engagement. I booked in advance to ensure a good table for our group.
When we arrived we where sat on a table for four people and in a main thoroughfare of the restaurant. This meant we had to keep standing up to let people pass and had the staff behind us working on the till. It therefore felt like we where sitting in a corridor. We did ask to move to a better table but we where told they where fully booked. We had a 12.30 booking in order to beat the Sunday lunch rush and to allow time to chat and enjoy. Although the food was very good because of the small table there was no where to put the sharing plates when they arrived, which meant we were very squashed on the table, making it stressful to eat so as not to knock over drinks or food.
The food was very good but our order took over an hour to arrive. We kept asking the staff if it was on its way but no one really knew what was going on, and we where told numerous time it was being plated up but it still didn't arrive. Very frustrating when tables around us who arrived after us where eating their food. No one apologised for the delay which added to the frustration of not knowing what was happening. Such a shame.

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SB
London
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were very impressed with the waiter who served us. He was charming & attentive, refolding our napkins if we left the table. The food was delicious, good choice of puddings. Will definitely go back when we are next in London.

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E
London
12 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Disappointing - overpriced for what is was. My wife's main was tough - mentioned to waitress but no response. Desserts were good.

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