Blue Pumpkin

About Blue Pumpkin

Well-known to Putney diners, the Blue Pumpkin is now in Balham and winning new converts. The Blue Pumpkin is a relaxed, informal brasserie, light and airy with sun streaming in. There’s a bar with sofas to relax in, blistering cocktails to enjoy, and the renowned weekend brunch and Sunday lunch as well as the regular lunch and dinner menus. Overall, the feeling is smart modern, with confidence in the kitchen and expertise in the service. The modern British menu includes dishes like starter of hot Cornish crab cake with saffron mayonnaise, main course of Moroccan style lamb burger with chilli jam, and pudding of baked lime cheesecake with raspberry sauce.

Sample dinner menu


Carrot, coconut and coriander soup finished with cream £2.95
North Atlantic crab mousse with avocado on crab mayonnaise £4.95
Parma ham with Charentais melon £5.95
Foie Gras parfait flavoured with brandy and port shallot compote and toasted granary bread £3.95

Other starters are available.

Main Course

Breast of corn fed chicken stuffed with wild mushrooms and spinach on saffron cream potatoes and wild mushroom sauce £10.50
Char grilled Rib eye steak with Bearnaise sauce thick cut chips and mixed salad £12.95
Scotch fillet steak on dauphinoise potatoes green peppercorn sauce and mixed vegetable £14.95
Roast pumpkin and carrot risotto finished with mascarpone and shaved Parmesan £8.95
Seared Tuna steak on garlic crushed potatoes warm vinaigrette, roast tomatoes, rocket and Parmesan £12.95
Lamb Steaks flavoured with rosemary on broccoli and garlic mash potatoes £10.95

Other main courses are available.


Fresh apple pie, vanilla ice cream £3.75
Dark chocolate truffle sponge cake with dark chocolate sauce £3.75
Crème brulee flavoured with rum and vanilla £3.75
Baked lime cheesecake, raspberry sauce £3.75
Trio of sorbets; blackcurrant, mango and passion fruit £3.75

Other desserts are available.

Additional Information


16-18 Ritherdon Rd, Balham, SW17 8QD

Nearest tube:

Tooting Bec

Average Price:

£24 and Under

Opening times:

Mon - Fri 12pm - 3pm and 7pm - 10pm
Sat -Sun 10:30am - 10pm

Dress Code: