Tucked away on a Chelsea backstreet, The Surprise presents traditional British classics and delicious comfort food in a cosy gastro pub environment. <br/><br/>Cosy yet quirky, the flamboyant pub has cosy sofas, fireplaces and bold eccentric artwork. Sample dishes on the menu include shepherd's pie with hogget shoulder, a British cured meat board and Cornish squid with lemon and mayonnaise.
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6 Christchurch StreetChelseaLondonSW3 4AJ
- +44 20 7351 6954
Atmosphere and service are fab but food is extremely disappointing. Our pita bread was obviously nuked in the microwave as it became hard as a rock after about 10 minutes and the size of the pot of hummus that came with that was ridiculously puny. Pity.more
After years and years of dithering, I can say that is is my favourite pub in Chelsea!
Love the local, unpretentious atmosphere of this pub. It is hidden away in the back streets between King's Road and Chelsea Embankment, not the obvious location for a pub and as such is largely full of locals or people who know of the pub through friends. Very few tourists or people that just happened to be...more
LOVE! My friend always recommended and yet never came until recently - almost signed a let across the street and the cutest area of Chelsea...super friendly staff, adorable, never too crowded to get a table, cheap prosecco....not much to dislike!more
The atmosphere here was great but the food let it down. I was there for Sunday lunch and was in the mood for the trad slap up meal. We were offered a choice of pork, beef or chicken for two. My companions were on starters only, so that meant no chicken. The waiter told me that the beef was not rare, but they might be able to find some medium rare (when I saw someone else's plate, there was...more
Hidden away pub in Chelsea - I've lived within a couple blocks of this place for over a year and didn't know it was there until a week or two ago. I guess you could say it was a... "Surprise" to find a pub in the area I hadn't been to yet. :-) It definitely has a Chelsea feel to it, you'll find lots of well dressed rich people having a pint at their neighborhood pub, but the inside actually...more