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A little bit about us

The Pig’s Head is an independent, farm-to-fork pub in Clapham Old Town. We are a passionate bunch, and our mission is simple; to be the best pub in Clapham and the most sustainable pub in the UK.

We were certified carbon neutral in April 2023 and shortlisted for the Most Sustainable Business at the 2023 Catey Awards (the hospitality ‘Oscars’ no less).

We have our own organic kitchen garden in Kent (@pubinafield) and work primarily with regenerative farms to buy whole native-breed animals that we butcher on-site to ensure the food on our guest’s plates is as good and as sustainable as it is possible to get.

Click here for more information about us and our sustainable practices.

What’s on

25th
June

Pie Night Tuesday

We are continuing our pie spectacular on Tuesdays, with our special selection of artisan pies. Served from 6pm.

Also on every Tuesday in July

2nd
July

Grape to Glass #3 – Herbert Hall Winery

We are joined by winemakers Nick Hall and Kirsty Smith for a very special evening of supreme English sparkling wine paired with a hyper-seasonal menu. Click here to see the menu.

Now taking bookings

11th
July

Grill Night Special

We hope you will join us for our second Grill Night Special, featuring the finest cuts and ages from our rare-breed animals, all expertly butchered on-site.  We will be serving up a large range of delicacies, but all in limited numbers  – so when they’re gone, they’re gone!

Also grilling on 15th August.

22nd
July

Special animals from our farmers

This week we are getting a delivery of one of our rare-breed pigs from the woodland in Marden, so will have Piggy specials on the menu featuring the tastiest cut

Running until 27th July

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Best Sustainable Pub Finalist

We are super excited to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Great British Pub Awards 2024 in the Best Sustainable Pub category.  Our team has worked incredibly hard on our sustainability initiatives, and we are genuinely grateful for the recognition. We are up against some stiff competition, so we hope you will wish us luck at the awards ceremony on the 17th of September!

Our own herd of Tamworth pigs

We are proud to be working with Adam Hall on a unique conservation project with a herd of Tamworth pigs. These pigs live semi-wild in an old orchard in the heart of Marden’s woodlands where they feast on acorns, roots and mushrooms. 

This project challenges the notion that pigs are destructive by showing how they can actually regenerate woodlands. The Tamworth pigs aerate the soil as they root and forage, promoting native plant growth. They are living proof that where pigs roam, regeneration follows—a testament to nature-led stewardship in action. 

Sustainability and our “Pro-planet” pub

We were certified carbon neutral in April 2023 and are proud to belong to a small group of hospitality businesses that can claim this status.

To inspire those interested, we have chosen to share some of our systems and practises in the hope that it may help others on a similar journey.

Through our partnership with Carbon Friendly Dining, to date, our guests have planted:

Design & Refurbishment

We wanted our refurbishment to be as sustainable as possible, so we set ourselves the following targets:

  • Re-use as many of the items on site as possible.
  • Ensure as few things as possible are thrown away.
  • Purchase as many second-hand items as possible.
  • Source all other items responsibly.

Doing Good

We choose not to profit from selling water.

We charge £1.50 per table for bottomless filtered water and give the money to Great Ormond St. Hospital Charity.

To date we have donated more than £21,000.

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Energy

Purchasing 100% renewable electricity is the best way a hospitality business can reduce CO2e emissions.

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Waste Reduction

Numerous initiatives were implemented to limit our waste and reduce our consumption at The Pig’s Head:

  • Food Waste
  • Composting
  • Paper Waste
  • Glass Waste
  • Plastic Waste
  • Recycling
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Supply Chain

We work with small independent businesses where possible and our main focus on sourcing is:

  • How sustainable is the product?
  • How is the product packaged?
  • How will the product be delivered?
  • How will we dispose of the product?
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Doing Good

We choose not to profit from selling water.

We charge £1.50 per table for bottomless filtered water and give the money to Great Ormond St. Hospital Charity.

To date we have donated more than £21,000.

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Through our partnership with Carbon Friendly Dining, to date, our guests have planted:

We accept online booking for tables up to 6 guests. For larger tables, please email crackling@thepigshead.com

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