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Surprise

6 Christchurch Terrace
Chelsea
LONDON
SW3 4AJ

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Premises Status

This pub is currently closed. Reported that Geronimo will not renew lease expiring 25 Sept 2020 - for sale via DCL. Rental offers sought in the region of £120,000pa.

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 3, 6 - 10 Mon - Fri
12 - 10 Sat
12 - 9 Sun

Owner

Geronimo (Young)

About the Pub

CLOSED in Sept. 2020 due to expiration of lease and decision by Geronimo not to renew it.

Previous description follows.

A delightful Surprise this pub indeed is, hidden away, as it is, in the backstreets of Chelsea, though its name originates from that of the ship that bore Napoleon's body back to France in 1820. Since its original incarnation, it has adapted to suit the local denizens and is now more of a gastropub, with British fare at Chelsea prices, though the pub still offers quizzes, beer festivals, theatre performances and other events.

The downstairs room is divided into distinct areas wrapped around the servery, some more drinking-oriented and some rather more for dining. The floorboards are stripped, the walls plain painted and the large windows have those wonderful quarter-height privacy curtains, formerly ubiquitous but not much seen these days. Fireplaces, quirky art on the walls and comfy sofas as well as tables and chairs complete the picture.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Sharp's Surprise
  • Young's London Original

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Truman's --varies--
  • Wimbledon --varies--

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Surprise, Chelsea

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Bench on pavement until 10pm.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Upstairs.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Pavement until 10pm.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Surprise

6 Christchurch Terrace
Chelsea
LONDON
SW3 4AJ

Sat Nav Reference

51.486247, -0.163097

Transport

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

Nearby Bus Routes (220m)

Route 170

Closest Station (1750m)

London Victoria

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (1000m)

Sloane Square

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