Bodean's BBQ - Balham

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American, BBQ
  • 225 Balham High Rd, Balham, London SW17 7BQ
  • 020 8682 4650
  • £20 - £30 VISA MASTER CARD DELTA SOLO SWITCH
Opening Hours
Monday - Wednesday 17:00 - 22:00
Thursday 17:00 - 23:00
Friday & Saturday 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday 12:00 - 22:30
Bar
Bar
Child Friendly
Child Friendly
Vegan Friendly
Vegan Friendly
Parties Welcome
Parties Welcome
Baby Changing Facilities
Baby Changing Facilities
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
Weddings
Weddings
Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair Access
Free Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi
Private Dining
Private Dining

Back in the day Balham was Peter Sellers' Gateway to the South, a national joke coined by a comedy legend. Today the good folks of Balham have the last laugh as South London’s chuckle central is a mecca for laughter -lovers, hipsters and — hallelujah, mama! — Connoisseurs of the finest BBQ and rare beers, Bourbons and sipping whiskies to be found this side of the Atlantic divide. Loud and proud on Balham's main drag, Bodean's corner site bar and BBQ is a local landmark on the highway to the stars. Whether you wish to worship the ultimate Kansas City BBQ or sit at the elegant U-bar sampling a selection of prime Stateside ales and rare liquors, you know you've come home to good times.

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by Brownie on 17 Jun 2019

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Great atmosphere, good food made Father’s Day treat special! Pricey but worth the cost as food came in a timely manner and was excellent! Staff were friendly and helpful.

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by Lucy Woodall on 17 Jun 2019

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We visited for lunch on Sunday with our one year old daughter. The staff were amazing, so knowledgeable about the menu and very helpful overall. Food was delicious. An extremely enjoyable afternoon & we will be sure to return again very soon!!

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by Chris on 16 Jun 2019

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Had a fantastic meal (as always) and the servers were great. So very friendly and attentative. Made the experience even better.

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by Hugger on 01 Jun 2019

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Fantastic. Marvellous. Wonderful. Incredible. etc. etc. etc.. The best meat feast I've had in years, possibly ever! We pre-ordered the smoked half brisket (2 days notice and £50 deposit required) and what a good decision that was! It was absolutely 'the best' beef ever! Things then went a bit silly, as the restaurant suggests the brisket feeds 8 people. Being only 5 of us, good sense should have prevailed, with only starters and sides being ordered. But on a birthday evening I'm afraid good sense was in short supply, and baby back ribs, smoked end cuts and a short rib was added. Luckily takeaway boxes were provided and we'll being enjoying Bodeans at home. Fantastic meal and friendly and helpful staff. Thank you for a great evening. Very highly recommended.

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Very nice