Hoop & Toy


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.

Venue Details & Map

Hoop & Toy

34 Thurloe Place
+44 (0)20 7589 8360
Public transport:
South Kensington, Underground

Yelp Reviews

6.00 out of 5
based on 38 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Hoop & Toy

5.0 out of 5
09 May 2017
by Hillary L.

This is probably the. eat pub in the area. Friendly staff, good food, great beer selection. Free wifi. more

4.0 out of 5
31 March 2018
by S R.

This should be 3 stars, but there are 2 reviews and I am giving them the high watermark.

Short version: If you have kids, go on the weekend. If you don't have kids with you avoid on the weekend.

4 stars for good food, friendly service, a decent ale selection, and a nice atmosphere during weeknight evenings and other times when there are few tourists.

1.5 stars for Saturdays when the place... more

4.0 out of 5
19 November 2017
by Michael A.

Love the pear cider. It was very refreshing. The fish and chips and chips were spot on as well. I'll try the steak and ale pie next time as my friend had it and it looks so good. Great place hang out with friend and it's packed in the evenings! more

5.0 out of 5
10 July 2017
by John K.

I love this local British pub. Over 200 yrs. old, and going strong. Great selection of brews including two IPAs. They have joined up with Greene King Brewing so are now a true brew pub. Enjoy the great interior; or go out on the street and watch people while enjoying a pint. more

2.0 out of 5
21 October 2016
by Lauren V.

I can't believe there aren't nicer pubs in this area. Just around the corner from South Kensington tube and two minutes' walk from both the V&A and the Science Museum, the foot traffic here is of a certain sort that I would expect better.

I've been here a handful of times, usually for a quick drink after roaming the museums and it's not great. Dumpy, tattered and with two huge betting... more

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