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The Postal Order

#669 of 1,334 Quick Bites in London#8,563 of 22,303 Places to Eat in London
$, British,
32_33 Westow Street | Crystal Palace, London SE19 3RW, England
+44 20 8771 3003
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (4 reviews)
“the pub” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
Bar, British, Pub
32_33 Westow Street | Crystal Palace, London SE19 3RW, England
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

I had passed this pub quite often but never went in so I thought I would for a quiet pint for a change. But the pub is always bit too busy for my liking and hard to find a seat a lot of times. But...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rick O
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Visited midweek with a friend to The Postal Order.Had steak and chips which was outstanding and served with a lovely warm and genuine smile.Had a few beers of good quality and a very reasonable price which was also served with a genuine smile. It was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank John L
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Me and my dad decided to go their for breakfast. The breakfast were brilliant and tasty. The staff were helpful and friendly in my life of nice services in my life.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Supermarriott
JDWPostalOrder, Manager at The Postal Order, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi John, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review and we are pleased that you both enjoyed your visit with us. Hope to see you back with us soon! Thanks Ryan Pub Manager

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The staff do their best in a very busy pub which is steeped in history and atmosphere. The food is usually good and the drinks are kept well and cleared promptly. The management are polite and intelligent. Just one gripe recently...they need a new carpet!...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Julie L
JDWPostalOrder, Manager at The Postal Order, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Julie, Thank you for your review and thank you for being loyal to us over the years. The carpet is around a year old believe it or not! But you are correct in that there is an area that needs attention at the end...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

All the cliches about Weatherspoons in one place. Take your pick, sticky carpets, alcoholics, attitude. Avoid it like the plague.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank xanderaj
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Since the closure of our nearest Spoons, we have been coming to Postal Order. Have been here in the past. Staff are polite, good selection of beers & food is good. Overall a good place to eat & drink.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank IAW2014
JDWPostalOrder, Manager at The Postal Order, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your review. Sorry to hear that your local site was closed (assuming this was The Flora Sandes), but we are pleased that you have decided to frequent our pub since- despite the additional travel! If there are any beers that...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

I pop up here as it's my local every now and again. Every time I go here the staff are friendly and it's a lovely atmosphere. Great food, new pizzas are amazing. Really love going here.More

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank SamuelR2838
JDWPostalOrder, Manager at The Postal Order, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Samuel, Thank you for leaving such a positive review for us, it is very pleasing to read. We launched our pizza selection in April and we have been getting unprecedented amounts of praise by customers since. In September we will be increasing the pizza...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here tonight just for a quick drink whilst passing. First thing you notice upon entering is the smell. Unclean and damp springs to mind. Once you get past the smell the drinks etc are ok. Don’t think I’d eat in here due to the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank IanPLancashire
JDWPostalOrder, Manager at The Postal Order, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Ian, Sorry you have had to wait a month for a response back. We have had a problem with a bad odour every now and then becoming prominent in the pub, but we have been tackling it and are confident that this will be...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Walked in on a Saturday night, surprisingly quite quiet but absolutely stunk of vomit. Won’t be returning

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank fayelouise1990
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped for some Sunday lunch. Food came out quick enough ordered from the App but queues not long at the bar anyway. It’s quite packed in but the service was good. The food was usual standard of a spoons but great value. 2 mains inc...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank peterw767
JDWPostalOrder, Public Relations Manager at The Postal Order, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hi Peter, Thanks for visiting us and thanks for leaving a review. Your positive comments help us better encourage what we do well and improve this along with any issues too. We hope to see you again soon. Joey.

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5 December 2017|
Response from nealh944 | Reviewed this property |
From what I see the place is doing really well. They did change managers towards the end of last year which will always see some old faces go and new ones coming in so you have to give them a bit of time. I visited last... More
27 October 2017|
Response from JDWPostalOrder | Property representative |
Hi Roberto, Can you please provide some further details please? Kind Regards Ryan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32_33 Westow Street | Crystal Palace, London SE19 3RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8771 3003
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