The Hoop & Toy is the oldest established pub in the South Kensington / Knightsbridge area. It had many high class patrons including 2 King George's (the crazy one and the 'Blackadder' one).
With fabulous British food to accompany our drinks, we are delighted to welcome you.
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Ein herrlicher Pub, so wie es sein soll: Gemütlich wie in Ommas Wohnzimmer, gutes Bier und lauter fröhliche Leute!
Großes Kino, ganz ehrlich...more
Stopped in for a drink during the week as this pub was conveniently located across the street from our hotel (I guess that makes me one of the tourist noted in the other reviews).
Seemed like a very basic English pub. We did not order food, but the menu appeared to be the standard pub grub. Since it was summer, and we do not have it in the States, I ordered Pimm's They were out of fruit...more
We waited quite some time for our food as it turned out the order got lost, but the lady was unable to apologize her self, but sent a colleague.
The food was good though.more
If you're an Imperial College employee/student it's pretty hard to avoid the Hoop and Toy (at least every once in awhile). Located right outside the South Kensington tube station it attracts riff raff from the three big museums in the area, the College, and anyone else who works around there and wants to grab a pint before getting on the tube. As such, you'll see a lot of tourists and young...more
All other reviews on point -- not a great pub but close to home and open later than other locals. Busy and fun place to meet tourists!
It should be better -- its a terrific location and big enough to be a massive success, but instead its basically a bog standard junk pub.more