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The Hop Poles, Hammersmith, W6

17-19 King Street
W6
W6 9HR
Phone: 02087481411
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Delboy 20 left this review about The Hop Poles

Decent pub not far from the tube station. Pride and Doom Bar on when I called in. The Pride was fine. Happy to have visited and would do so again.

On 3rd May 2023 - no rating submitted
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Tris C left this review about The Hop Poles

Dating from 1798 on the site of the Three Hop Poles, two being lost following a rebuild in 1857. Now grade II-listed and on CAMRA’s register of pubs with historically important interiors, this being of Some Regional Importance and better viewed on their website, rather than described in writing.
Some of the remaining historical vestiges of this pub are lovely, especially the quality of the etched and cut-glass mirrors and fibrous plasterwork ceiling. Otherwise, it’s a modernised pub, the remaining work, such as an abundance of shiny, white glazed tiles and games machines aren’t; customers were few in number and younger. Unsurprisingly, there’s free Wi-Fi, but it coms from Lloyd’s bank next door. What little enjoyment there was to be had, was spoiled by a very intoxicated customer (legally or illegally, I couldn’t say), harassing customers for cigarettes or lighters, the staff clearly put out by his behaviour; perhaps a remainder from the days when this place was visited by Roger or Steve, over a decade ago. Either way, his belligerence continued upward, swearing at staff and going over to intimidate them, which coincided with my leaving and not before time either; they should have called the police.
Ales amounted to Pride, Doom and Tribute at a very decent £4.50 a pint and fine.
This pub is very attractive in parts, a real shame that it’s been mucked about with, but the inability to control disruptive customers is reason enough to avoid a return visit to a pub which has a late, then very late licence, Thursday to Saturday; hardly something to attract the more sedate drinker.

On 30th November 2021 - rating: 3
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Graham Coombs left this review about The Hop Poles

A trendified old pub with various decorations obscuring the remaining original features. The layout includes a row of dining tables down one side and a 'cocktail corner' at the rear, with some oversized benches at the front and a café-style area round behind the bar. A roof terrace was signed upstairs but was not visited. Draught ales were TT Landlord, Hobgoblin and Doom Bar: condition just acceptable.

On 30th October 2019 - rating: 6
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by john mcgraw
Kensington (Olympia), 1.05 miles, 20 min walk (show)
Shepherds Bush, 1.14 miles, 22 min walk (show)
West Brompton, 1.78 miles, 34 min walk (show)
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3rd May 2023, 20:48
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Beer Garden : Yes - roof terrace - last updated 30 October 2019 by Graham Coombs
  • CAMRA Discount : No - - last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Car Park : No last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Darts : No last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Function Room : Yes - According to Twitter - last updated 21 July 2015 by Dave McNally
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Jukebox : No last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Karaoke : No last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Live Music : No last updated 30 October 2019 by Graham Coombs
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Micropub : No last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Pinball : No last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Pool Table : No last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
  • Quiz Night : Yes - Thursdays 19.00. - last updated 30 November 2021 by Tris C
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 30 November 2021 by Tris C
  • Real Cider : No last updated 30 November 2021 by Tris C
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 30 November 2021 by Tris C
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 26 October 2016 by Quinno _
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