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Hansom Cab

86 Earls Court Road
W8 6EG

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Opening Times


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

Meal Times

Mon - Wed 5pm - 10pm
Thu - Sat noon - 10pm
Sun noon - 9pm



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 1832 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. There is a limited food menu including small plates and sharers, and a few pub classic mains plus pizzas and Burger Singh burgers. See venue website for food/drink offers, and events such as quizzes.

Historic Interest

Grade II listed, Historic England entry 1225932. 'The Hansom Cab' public house stuccoed and altered. Listed for group value.

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Changing ales

This pub serves 5 changing beers.

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  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Only Fri-Sun.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Events Events

    Quiz nights.

  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Outdoor terrace.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

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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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Hansom Cab

86 Earls Court Road
W8 6EG

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Historic Pub Interior
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Events
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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