Grafton House †

THIS VENUE IS NOW CLOSED FOR BUSINESS.

SEE ALTERNATIVE International Cuisine

ADDRESS
13-19 Clapham Old Town, SW4 0JT
TELEPHONE
OPENING TIMES
Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday: 12:00-16:00,18:30-23:00. Saturday: 11:00-16:00,18:30-23:00. Sunday: 11:00-16:00,18:30-20:30
PRICES
Under £35

Nearby

Grafton HouseContemporary restaurant offering traditional, simple organic food in intimate surroundings.

If you’re after intimacy, combined with sleek yet comfortable surroundings and unpretentious, fresh, organic cuisine, Grafton House is the place to pinpoint for an evening meal. Admittedly a bit off the beaten track, Clapham Common’s actually not that hard to get to – you just need to sit on the Northern Line for a bit. Having arrived, head for a classy set of wooden doors which will spring apart automatically as you mount the steps to reveal a rich, refined interior, swathed in burgundy and punctuated with deep woods. Once inside, it takes a while to spot any sign of a restaurant - at first sight Grafton House appears to take on the form of a slightly incongruous, but chic bar. Look beyond, however, and you’ll spot a discrete host of tables hidden out of sight. A two-way mirror shielding the tables means diners are afforded the visual stimulation of a bustling bar without the attendant babble. Much thought has been invested into producing a contemporary, open design that still allows guests privacy and a sense of personal space. Grafton’s menu reflects the restaurant’s penchant for traditional and uncomplicated British dishes, so don’t go expecting any innovation or fancy fusion. Nevertheless, there’s sufficient range to keep you deliberating over the menu for a good few minutes, while the simplicity of each dish means that the true flavour of each component shines through. Grafton House prides itself on its cocktails so make sure you slip one or two into your evening’s meal. This is a great choice for those who don’t mind heading a bit out of town to enjoy a modern, yet cosy, uncomplicated meal consisting of fresh, locally sourced ingredients and strong simple flavours.

Best for:
Strong, simple flavours, intimacy, international cuisine, contemporary design and cocktails.

Did you know?
The restaurant’s interior designer, Mistey Buckley, has also worked on the Brit Awards and Live 8.

Grafton House images

Grafton House†

Grafton House

Grafton House

Grafton House More Images

LondonTown.com - Grafton House Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Clapham Common Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Clapham North Tube Station
9 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Wandsworth Road Railway Station
6 minutes walk

Further articles featuring Grafton House on LondonTown.com

What to do in London throughout 2017

Discover what's on in London 2017 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2017 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

THE BEST

Hotels near Grafton House

Near Grafton House
FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £109† 36% off
354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 21 minutes from Grafton House
Situated along the River Thames, opposite Battersea Park, Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel is the first UK hotel from the Portuguese Pestana Hotels and Resorts Group. The ... More
Holiday Inn Express London- Vauxhall Nine Elms
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £57† 22% off
87 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 25 minutes from Grafton House
Recently redeveloped in a contemporary style, the Holiday Inn Express London -Vauxhall Nine Elms is a budget hotel located just south of the river Thames. ... More
Dolphin House Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £83† 32% off
Dolphin Square, SW1V | 29 minutes from Grafton House
Dolphin House is a wonderfully quiet spot.The tranquillity is all the more surprising given its close proximity to Victoria, making it convenient for Westminster and Tate ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ebury Wine Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
139 Ebury Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 2 miles from Grafton House
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
About Thyme
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
82 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 36 minutes from Grafton House
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chino Latino
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel, 18 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 | 37 minutes from Grafton House
... More
THE BEST

Dining near Grafton House

Near Grafton House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
22 North Street
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
22 North Street, Clapham, SW4 | 2 minutes from Grafton House
British Cuisine... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bobbin
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
The Bobbin, 1-3 Lillieshall Road, SW4 | 2 minutes from Grafton House
Gastropub... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Del Aziz - Clapham
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
55-57 The Pavement, Clapham, SW4 | 2 minutes from Grafton House
Middle Eastern Cuisine... More
THE BEST

Entertainment near Grafton House

Near Grafton House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clapham Comedy Club @ The Bread & Roses
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Bread & Roses pub, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 | 4 minutes from Grafton House
Resident comperes Leanne Scott and Sion James host monthly shows (usually on the first Thursday of every month) in this wonderfully friendly and intimate comedy club ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Landor Pub Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
70 Landor Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 13 minutes from Grafton House
You're never more than three rows away from the action at the Landor Theatre where the audience never exceeds 60. Focussed on producing musical theatre productions ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Magic Garden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
231 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 16 minutes from Grafton House
The pub - if it still fits within the confines of that definition - has a vast outdoor space that is semi-covered with awnings ... More
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Grafton House

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Grafton House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Khadambi Asalache House (575 Wandsworth Road)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
575 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 5 minutes from Grafton House
The hand-carved fretwork interior of this modest, early 19th-century, terraced house make it one of the most unusual and inspiring in London. 575 Wandsworth Road was ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oasis Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Larkhall Lane, SW8 | 15 minutes from Grafton House
The excellent Oasis Adventure Playground provides supervised adventure play sessions for local children aged 6 to 16 who can zip down the zip wire, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
4 Battersea Park Road, SW8 | 18 minutes from Grafton House
Helping out man's best friend since 1860, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has become a national institution. It has played a part in several historical episodes ... More
THE BEST

Shopping near Grafton House

The best shops and markets near Grafton House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
M Moen & Sons
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
24 The Pavement, SW4 | 4 minutes from Grafton House
This very British butcher's, founded in 1971 by Maurice Moen and run by his son Garry, is traditional in the best sense of the word. Meat ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Post Office Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
76 Landor Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 13 minutes from Grafton House
In a former Post Office in Lyham Road, Clapham North, The Old Post Office Bakery set up shop in 1982. That was after they'd been serving ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ginger Pig
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
55 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 14 minutes from Grafton House
Renowned as one of London's top butcher's, the Ginger Pig continues its expansion across London with this Clapham shop. The store on Abbeville Road has two ... More
THE BEST

Education near Grafton House

Near Grafton House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 19 minutes from Grafton House
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 22 minutes from Grafton House
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 25 minutes from Grafton House
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
THE BEST

Leisure near Grafton House

Grafton House gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oasis Nature Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Larkhall Lane, SW4 | 15 minutes from Grafton House
Oasis runs a children's Nature Garden, a karting project and an Adventure Playground all in and around the same corner east of Larkhall Park in Stockwell. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 24 minutes from Grafton House
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Go Ape - Battersea
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 25 minutes from Grafton House
Release your inner gorilla at Go Ape and climb among the tallest tree tops in Battersea Park. This particular ... More
THE BEST

Pubs near Grafton House

The best pubs near London Grafton House.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bobbin
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
The Bobbin, 1-3 Lillieshall Road, SW4 | 2 minutes from Grafton House
Gastropub... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Abbeville
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
67-69 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 14 minutes from Grafton House
Clapham locals flock to this excellent gastropub on the weekends, when it's advisable to book a table. They come for the food and also because the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gigalum
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 - 8 Cavendish Parade, Clapham South, SW4 | 16 minutes from Grafton House
Gastropub... More
THE BEST

Nightlife near Grafton House

Grafton House clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Craft Beer Co. Clapham
London > Nightlife > Bars
128 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 | 5 minutes from Grafton House
With numerous branches in London and further afield, the Craft Beer Co. is an award-winning bar that serves a vast number of speciality beers from independent ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aquum
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
68 Clapham High Street, SW4 | 7 minutes from Grafton House
Re-launched in October 2016 as a late night drinking, dining and dancing destination, Aquum takes inspiration from the Greek ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Loft
London > Nightlife > Bars
67 Clapham High Street, SW4 | 7 minutes from Grafton House
Yet another bar in the already over-crowded and otherwise unappealing bar-lined Clapham High Street. Is there really any need? The answer, judging by the queue, is ... More
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Grafton House

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Grafton House.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 23 minutes from Grafton House
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 31 minutes from Grafton House
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 32 minutes from Grafton House
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 

Hotels Near

Grafton House

 
 
Near Grafton House All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near Grafton House

 
 
 
Pilvi Takala
Pilvi Takala
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2017 

Pump House Gallery 2.86 miles from Grafton House

Artist Pilvi Takala asked a group of children, regulars at a London youth centre, to spend £7,000 - prize money ...More

 
Shame
Concerts | On 23rd January 2017 

The Windmill 4.02 miles from Grafton House

The South London indie-rock band deliver an electric shock of adolescent energy. Support is Fish and Hotel Lux....More

New on LondonTown

 
 
Lorne Restaurant
Dining 

Owned by sommelier Katie Exton (who has come here directly from The River Cafe) and chef Peter Hall, Lorne Restaurant aims to make fine wine more approachable....More

Radio Alice
Radio Alice
Dining 

Brothers Matteo and Salvatore Aloe have teamed up with Gails co-founder to create Radio Alice ...More

 
Bel-Air New Fetter Lane
Bel-Air New Fetter Lane
Dining 

Founder Andrew Bredon, who co-founded travel website Secret Escapes, brings a slice of Californian living ...More

 
MOCA London
Attractions 

The Museum of Contemporary Art, London, first opened in the Bellenden Renewal Area in South London in January 2004....More

Club Mexicana
Club Mexicana
Dining 

Club Mexicana makes great-tasting Mexican food that just happens to be vegan....More

 
The Petersham Hotel
The Petersham Hotel
Hotels 

Built in 1865, The Petersham Hotel stands high on Richmond Hill, overlooking the Thames....More

 
Hai Cenato
Hai Cenato
Dining 

Casual New York-Italian style Hai Cenato is the first Italian restaurant from Jason Atherton....More

 
Borough Plates
Borough Plates
Dining 

A two-month pop-up showcasing the wonderful ingredients you can get at Borough Market, Borough Plates ...More

 
Bedales at Leadenhall
Drinking 

A hidden wine bar and vault found beneath the cobblestone alleys of Leadenhall Market. ...More

Marian Goodman Gallery
Marian Goodman Gallery
Attractions 

Described by The Guardian as the "gallerist with the golden touch" Marian Goodman opened her ...More

 
New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
Article 

Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
Article 

Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near Grafton House

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star hotels see our special offers for Grafton House hotels, including Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa from 83% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960