Arlo's 1

1 Ramsden Road , London, SW12 8QX

  • Arlo s London restaurant bar steak
  • Arlo s London restaurant bar steak
  • Arlo s London restaurant bar steak
  • Arlo s London restaurant bar steak
  • Arlo s London restaurant bar steak

SquareMeal Review of Arlo's

This neighbourhood steak joint has won plenty of praise from Balham locals, thanks to its simple, wallet-friendly formula. Choose between either a bavette or pichana (rump cap) cut and combine it with five sauces, including chimichurri and the super-spicy 'burning bear'. The latter is named after an escapade in Russia, during which the owner was chased by a bear (yes, really). On our visit, we found the bavette to be tender and nicely charred. Healthy sides target the area's yummy mummies, such as chargrilled broccoli or Asian-inspired grated carrot salad, although skinny chips and mac ‘n’ cheese are also on offer. For a main course, non-meaty choices include cheesy salads of quinoa and feta or mozzarella and basil. Reasonably priced wines, English bubbles and Curious craft brews appear on the drinks list and, if you're after a sweet treat, try the wickedly thick milkshakes. There are seriously good puds too: our vote goes to fruity ice cream pavlova.  

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Balham Station 279m

Balham Tube Station 279m


Address: 1 Ramsden Road , London SW12 8QX

Area: Balham

Opening times

Mon-Fri 12N-11pm Sat-Sun 10am-10pm (Sat -11pm)

Nearby Landmarks

Wandsworth Common 691m

H.M. Prison Wandsworth 1km


Telephone: 020 3019 6590


Cuisine: Steak

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