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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Monday - Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 23:00
Monday - Sunday: 12:00 - 22:00
34 Thurloe Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2HQ
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3.5 stars....give ' em 4 for the heck of it. Decent pub located near the V&A museum and the natural history museum, and right outside s. Kensington station for the underground.
This was our 'London fish and chips experience', and for about 9 pounds you get a huge piece of fried fish, tartar sauce, healthy portion of fries/chips, and some green peas. If you look and or are English I think...more
Frequented this place a few times a month, as it was just a gander down the road. Nice place to pop in for a drink if you're looking to meet different people. It's a bit touristy because of it's location, but the service is usually all right. Might have to wait a few minutes, but hey - no biggie. Prices are a bit more than other pubs in the area, but again - it's only a few minutes' walk from...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
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
I used to come here a few times a week when I lived nearby. We got pretty friendly with the staff, and that really made the Hoop and Toy a better place. The food is okay, the beers are a bit pricey, and other than the good location, this place doesn't really have much going for it. When I visited again recently, the staff had completely changed, thus meaning the Hoop and Toy lost nearly all...more