The Builders Arms

2 reviews

13 Britten Street , London, SW3 3TY

The Builders Arms
The Builders Arms

SquareMeal Review of The Builders Arms

Away from Chelsea’s main drag, this quintessential gastropub has an upbeat vibe at any time of day thanks to its wide-ranging clientele – a true cross-section of the well-to-do neighbourhood. Senior citizens & yummy mummies stop by for lunch in the tasteful dining room – all upholstered chairs, wooden tables & shelves piled with books & trinkets. They come for Portland crab & apple salad on toast or fried haloumi with caper salsa, before moving on to specials such as rainbow trout fillet with roasted fennel or marmalade-glazed duck leg with a savoy cabbage & potato cake. As the day wears on, the bar & pavement fill up with local office workers & homeward-bound residents, who sup real ales & dip into the commendable wine list while the speakers pump out 70s’ soul & funk.

The Builders Arms Location

13 Britten Street , London SW3 3TY

Opening times

Mon-Sat 11am-11pm (Thurs-Sat -12M) Sun 12N-10.30pm

The Builders Arms's Reviews


Food & Drink: 4.5


Service: 8.5


Atmosphere: 8.0


Value: 4.0


Food + drink: 3

Service: 4

Atmosphere: 4

Value: 3

Platinum Reviewer
29 January 2013

A lovely pub tucked away from kins road with a nice “home away from home” feel to it (in particular inside at the back). Good food offering both at the bar as well as for a sit-down proper lunch/dinner with nice and very attentive service.


Food + drink: 1

Service: 4

Atmosphere: 3

Value: 1

18 October 2010

We were served by a friendly and efficient waitress in a pleasant atmosphere. Sadly, the food was not good. I've had better food in a greasy spoon. The portions were very small and the prices very large. Go for a drink but dine at your peril.

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