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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

7th
May

Pie Night Tuesday

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

Also on 14th, 21st & 28th May

13th
June

Grill Night Launch

Starting in June, we are thrilled to launch our 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 11th July and 15th August.

13th
June

Celebrating English Wine

Come down & explore our English wine selection with wine flights, exclusives & more.

Running until the 22nd June

17th
June

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

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Going organic

At our no-dig kitchen garden in Kent, we’ve meticulously sown 20,000 organic seeds this year, cultivating a diverse array of over 50 varieties. Currently, in the process of obtaining organic certification from the Soil Association, we proudly label our crop production as ‘in-conversion,’ with the anticipated attainment of full organic status by August 2024. We’ve embraced organic practices since we started and it does come with its challenges. Every seed we use is certified organic, and we meticulously care for soil health. Whether it’s addressing issues with slugs or tackling weed problems, we handle it by hand. Though labour-intensive, we believe this hands-on approach imparts a unique flavour to our vegetables.

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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 £15,000.

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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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