The Pilot

56 Wellesley Road , London, W4 4BZ

1 reviews

34 Gastropub Chiswick

SquareMeal Review of The Pilot

Fresh from a 2011 refurbishment, The Pilot continues to steer a classic gastropub course, cleverly incorporating bare floorboards, standard lamps & mismatched furniture into its Victorian premises – with further possibilities provided by a compact terraced garden & a spacious function room. Fuller’s beers are the highlight in the bustling bar, though there’s also a varied choice of global wines at fair prices. The menu is similarly unfussy yet eclectic, offering a choice of three sharing platters (think guacamole alongside hoummos & chilli feta), as well as starters ranging from chicken liver parfait to baked red pepper stuffed with couscous. To follow, expect the likes of pork & sage sausages with colcannon or more esoteric confit duck on butternut squash & chorizo gratin. For entertainment, don’t forget the summer barbecues or the Sunday night quiz.

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The Pilot is recommended for

Buzzy | Cosy | Child Friendly | Sunday Roast | Beer Garden | Outside Seating

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Gunnersbury Tube Station 223m

Gunnersbury Station 292m


Address: 56 Wellesley Road , London W4 4BZ

Area: Chiswick

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12N-11.30pm (Sun -10.30pm)

Nearby Landmarks

M4 Junction 1 475m

Kew Bridge 759m


Telephone: 020 8994 0828


Cuisine: Gastropub

Private Dining: 55


Food & Drink: 10.0

Service: 8.0

Atmosphere: 7.0

Value: 7.0

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 4.0

Atmosphere: 3.0

Value: 3.0

Lucy N. 03 July 2009

This lovely pub became my local when I moved to Chiswick a few months ago. The food is excellent, particularly the platters. Last time I went I had the fish and chips which was delicious, fresh tasting and a lovely mix of flavours (mint in the mushy peas was a winner!) A well thought out menu and big pub meal plates. Nice beers on tap, and a good wine selection. Friendly bar staff, that are happy to chat (although after 5 are usually too busy with the rush from Chiswick business park) They also have a nice beer garden at the back for sunny days.