RestaurantsLondonChelseaSW3

survey result

Summary

£58
   ££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This attractive Chelsea backstreet pub – “good food”; “a good place to watch the rugby” – closed for a refurb this summer, following our survey. Its sale to Hippo Inns returns it to the ownership of Rupert Clevely, who sold former owner Geronimo to Young’s in 2010.

Summary

£58
   ££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This attractive Chelsea backstreet pub – “good food”; “a good place to watch the rugby” – closed for a refurb this summer, following our survey. Its sale to Hippo Inns returns it to the ownership of Rupert Clevely, who sold former owner Geronimo to Young’s in 2010.

Summary

£55
   ££
2
Average
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A super-cute Chelsea backstreet location boosts the attractions of this Geronimo Inns property, whose “reliable pub grub” gives no cause for complaint. Top Tip: “grab a table near the fire” in winter.

Summary

£54
   ££
2
Average
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fun, with reliable, simple grub” – this modernised pub (part of the Geronimo Inns chain) in a cute Chelsea backstreet wins very consistent praise, especially for its “relaxed ambience”.

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Restaurant details

Portions
No dress code
40

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.00 £21.00 £4.50 £6.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.95
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
13 Britten St, London, SW3 3TY
Opening hours
Monday11 am‑11 pm
Tuesday11 am‑11 pm
Wednesday11 am‑11 pm
Thursday11 am‑11 pm
Friday11 am‑12 am
Saturday11 am‑12 am
Sunday11 am‑10:30 pm

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