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  • The Nightingale, 
  • 97 Nightingale Lane, 
  • Balham, 
  • London, 
  • SW12 8NX
020 8673 1637
Opening Hours:
Food Service Times:
12pm - 10pm
Open Today: 11am - 12am- WE'RE CURRENTLY CLOSED
A warm welcome

The Nightingale is a traditional British pub, perfectly situated on Nightingale Lane by the leafy Wandsworth Common. The Nightingale is just a 5 minute walk from both Clapham South Tube Station (Northern Line) or Wandsworth Common Train Station


Our hidden beer garden is perfect for enjoying a tipple of your choice alfresco. With the garden being covered and heated in the cooler months there's no reason to not take your party outside!


Join us every Sunday as we serve up Balham’s best classic British Sunday roasts. Why not bring the family for one of our fabulous sharing roasts to ease the stress of cooking on a Sunday.

Welcome to The Nightingale

The Nightingale is a quintessential community pub. Built on the Old Park Estate in 1853, the Nightingale is a mid-Victorian cottage style pub and Grade II listed building.

As a pub that appears year after year in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide, we pride ourselves on serving a great pint of Young’s along with other more modern touches such as Sambrooks and Sharps. We also boast a fantastic wine list and have a first-rate collection of rum, gin and whisky. Great food is available every day, served by our attentive and friendly staff.

Bring your appetite and beer jug and we look forward to welcoming you soon.

Nightingale Walk

For over 40 years Nightingale regulars have been stomping down the Thames in what has become a day of family fun and an opportunity to give something back to some amazing local charities. This years event is on 6th June so why not join us in adding to the hundreds of thousands of pounds raised so far and have a great day out with friends old and new.

Hops & Wines

At the Nightingale we are proud of our heritage as an Ale House and you won’t be disappointed with the choice or great condition of award winning beers that we have on offer. Our guest ales change frequently to ensure great variety and seasonal offerings.

Our wines are supplied by the fantastic Berkmann Wine Cellars and include hearty reds and refreshing, crisp whites. Our spirits are vast also with a great selection of rums, gins and whiskeys ensuring we are the perfect pub for everyone.

Classic Pub Food

Providing pub goers with classic pub fayre, our traditional menu is packed with classic dishes. Using only the freshest British ingredients we guarantee you won’t be disappointed with our pub grub.

The Nightingale Quiz

Strain your brain every Wednesday night from 8pm!

£2 entry fee per person & multiple prizes to be won! Tables are first come first served so don’t be late!

Take a look at our upcoming events