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Hansom Cab

86 Earls Court Road
W8 6EG

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Opening Times

Monday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

4 - 10 Mon - Thu
12 - 10 Fri - Sun



About the Pub

A Grade II listed pub with three distinctive split-level drinking areas and the closest real-ale pub to the Design Museum.

Built in 1827 as the Pembroke Arms and renamed in 1965 when refurbished with its present theme. It is still partly decorated with horse-drawn cab memorabilia. Unfortunately the genuine Hansom Cab (minus horse) which used to hang from the ceiling had to be removed at the decree of the health and safety thought police. Trade is mainly local and with staff from the nearby police station. Up to changing five cask ales are on offer plus a good range of keg beers. If you want to eat but don't want to spend a main-course sum, the "beer snacks" on the menu have had favourable reviews.

Historic Interest

Grade II listing:- 'The Hansom Cab' public house stuccoed and altered. Listed for group value.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 5 changing beers.

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Hansom Cab, Kensington


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Hansom Cab

86 Earls Court Road
W8 6EG

Sat Nav Reference

51.496534, -0.197218


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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Nearby Station (950m)

Kensington (Olympia)

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (600m)

High Street Kensington

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