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The Antelope, Belgravia, SW1

24 Eaton Terrace
SW1
SW1W 8EZ
Phone: 02078248512
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Fuller's

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Pub SignMan left this review about The Antelope

A short walk from Sloane Square station, this is a very pleasant Fullers pub with an attractive old-fashioned interior typical of Central London. On approach, you notice bright hanging baskets and a pleasant pub sign before getting closer where you will be able to admire the great etched glass windows which bear images of antelope and the words 'Wine & Spirit Merchants'. You enter into a long bare boarded room with an elongated island servery in the centre and a variety of seating around the perimeter. The servery has a dark wood counter and gantry plus a rather minimalist bar back which is presumably the result of knocking through the pub into a single room layout. High backed pews under the heavily draped front windows offer a decent vantage point, whilst to the left, the room is so tightly squeezed, that there is only enough space for people to stand alongside drinking ledges. A couple of small tables and chairs can be found down the right hand wall, whilst the best bet for a seat seems to be behind the bar, where the room opens out again, affording space for some banquette and chair options. The decor is very literal, focusing on the antelope theme for the most part, but I did also spot some nice old photos of the pub, a decorative wood panelled section of ceiling and a board listing the winners of the Anthill Cup - an annual sporting clash between this pub and the Churchill Arms in Notting Hill. There is also a small snug to the left on entry, but this was being used for a private function when I visited, so I was unable to explore properly. As with most London pubs in the early evening, the place was heaving with a busy post-work crowd, but the friendly bar staff seemed pretty well drilled at keeping queues at the bar to a minimum.
Just the four Fullers beers available on hand pump - London Pride, ESB, Oliver's Island and Gales Seafarers - although American Fall was clipped when I arrived but spluttered its way out of action when I ordered a pint. I instead ended up with the Oliver's Island (£4.30), which was eminently drinkable and quenched my own post-work thirst nicely.
This seems like a very nice little pub with lots of attractive original features to discover and a decent crowd to generate a good atmosphere. The place is well looked after and the beer was in good shape too which I would say, marks this place out as probably the best option in the vicinity and I'd happily return here the next time I'm passing through.

On 26th November 2017 - rating: 8
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hondo . left this review about The Antelope

Fuller's pub with a central island bar. Traditional interior didn't visit upstairs.

On 14th October 2015 - no rating submitted
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Steve of N21 left this review about The Antelope

Agree, a very nice old school Fullers pub not far from Sloane Square tube station. Plenty of dark wood in the main room with its central square bar area and then panelled snug room to the left hand side and the additional seating area to the back referred to as the “Whisky Corner”
There is also an additional snug room off the upstairs Eaton dining room but these are a more modern décor than the pub section on ground floor level.
The bar is not the biggest area and the locals were commandeering the bar stools on either side meaning you had to queue at the front section with its five ale pumps, but as they spend more money than I do in here I won’t begrudge them that. Pride, ESB, Seafarers, Bengal lancer and HSB from the Fullers stable and the Bengal lancer was in fine form.
Perhaps it’s because I bagged a seat in Whisky Corner but I really enjoyed a pint here.

On 30th September 2014 - rating: 7
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25th Jun 2018, 18:33
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25th Jun 2018, 18:33
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 26 November 2017 by Pub SignMan
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  • Beer Garden : No last updated 26 November 2017 by Pub SignMan
  • Car Park : No last updated 26 November 2017 by Pub SignMan
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 26 November 2017 by Pub SignMan
  • Darts : No last updated 26 November 2017 by Pub SignMan
  • Function Room : Yes - From review - last updated 16 January 2010 by Dave McNally
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 14 October 2015 by hondo .
  • Jukebox : No last updated 26 November 2017 by Pub SignMan
  • Karaoke : No last updated 26 November 2017 by Pub SignMan
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 26 November 2017 by Pub SignMan
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  • Pool Table : No last updated 26 November 2017 by Pub SignMan
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 14 October 2015 by hondo .
  • Real Cider : No last updated 26 November 2017 by Pub SignMan
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 14 October 2015 by hondo .
Opening Hours
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Monday12noon - 11pm
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