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Duke of Sussex

75 South Parade
Acton Green
W4 5LF

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Opening Times


MondayNoon - 11.00 pm
TuesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
WednesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
ThursdayNoon - 11.00 pm
FridayNoon - 11.30 pm
SaturdayNoon - 11.30 pm
SundayNoon - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

Mon - Sat noon - 9.30pm
Sun noon - 10.30pm


Metropolitan (Greene King)

About the Pub

The Duke of Sussex is named after one of Queen Victoria's uncles rather than Meghan's husband. It dates from the 1840s and was originally owned by a Suffolk Brewer. By the 1890s it was owned by the Cannon Brewery of Clerkenwell and later by the Lion Brewery, For much of the 20th century it was a Taylor Walker house.

Rebuilt in 1898 with a mock Tudor frontage, it has a central island counter with exposed floorboards, alcove seating and etched glass screens. Up to five (but usually three) rotating guest ales are available. mostly from London and the Home Counties. The rear room, the decorative ceiling of which is listed, is dedicated to diners and leads through to a large and welcoming garden with hidden corners. It is both a local and a gastro-pub. There is generally a pub quiz here on Sunday evenings. Next to the terminus of the 94 bus.

Historic Interest

Grade II listing:- Public House, corner of South Parade and Beaconsfield Road, facing Acton Green. 1898, by specialist pub architects Shoebridge and Rising. Two storeys plus attic and cellars. Principal elevation to Beaconsfield Road: three bays, two windows with two-storey extension containing staircase and kitchen to right. Attic storey: two, steeply-pitched attic dormers with gablets with exposed timber beams overhanging tripartite bay windows; stuccoed walls; small Diocletion window separates the two bays. First storey: tile hung walls, two Shavian 'Ipswich oriels', tripartite, upper part latticed; ornamental cornice above. Ground floor: large, arched windows to left, corner entrance (now blocked) and entrance to right indicated by ornamental ironwork containing the name 'Duke of Sussex'; tiled entrance doorway, including panel of a figure of a girl. Elevation facing Acton Green: attic dormer, set back with segmental head, another with oriel window in gable to right; stuccoed walls. First storey: two tripartite windows; red tile-hung walls. Ground floor: two large, arched windows; corner entrance with carved porch hood. INTERIOR: Now open plan but parts of the original partitions still survive. No columns. Wooden mantelpiece with tiled surround on back wall. Horseshoe-shaped bar encircled by brass rail held by brass braces in the shape of elephants' heads. Wooden bar with tiled border. Brass foot-bar fixed to floor. Above bar, a curved, lowered ceiling supported on curved pillars and probably a later addition. Brass uplighters on the bar, later replacements of more elaborate light fittings, one of which is kept in store in the cellar at the time of inspection. Room subdivided by wooden screens with plain glazed upper parts, etched glass in the larger openings. The secondary entrance has a good etched-glass lobby, with a boxed-in area in wood and etched glass. To the rear: a single-storey billiard hall lit by large rectangular lantern subdivided by cast-iron arched brackets. Wooden panelled border, carved with cherubs and swags. Fire surround with tiles. Some etched glass panels on the long wall. Large arched windows and doors to beer garden. Anaglypta-papered dados. An unusually rich, turn-of-the-century pub interior.

Regular ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Greene King IPA

Changing ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Sambrook's --varies--
  • Twickenham --varies--

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% off real ales.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited


  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub
  • RealHeritagePub Historic Pub Interior

    Regionally Historic Pub Interior


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Duke of Sussex

75 South Parade
Acton Green
W4 5LF

Sat Nav Reference

51.496353, -0.2641


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (10m)

TfL: 94, 440, E3

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (350m)

Chiswick Park

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Duke of Sussex - Acton Green

Duke of Sussex

75 South Parade
Acton Green
W4 5LF

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Member Discount Scheme
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Pub
  • Historic Pub Interior
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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