The Signal - Hippo Inns


The Signal wants to be a reflection of the needs of the local community. On any given day there is always a diverse mix of people to be found in The Signal, from mums with their babies to local musicians and artists at the bar; they believe that is what makes The Signal so special. They have a wonderful range of beers, a delicious and thoughtfully curated collection of wines, as well as seasonal cocktails.

Their food is simple and made with the best possible ingredients that they can find. They have an charcoal grill and rotisserie that is the heart of their kitchen, serving a selection of grilled meat and seasonal vegetables as well as out infamous rotisserie chicken. They serve lunch and dinner Monday to Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.


What's on

The Signal Quiz Night
Fancy an end of the week brain stretch? Want to impress the cute girl from marketing? Our weekly quiz night is recruiting those with a vastknowledge…

Every Sunday

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  • London - Private Hire
  • Dance floor
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Day Open Close Notes
Monday 11:00 23:00
Tuesday 11:00 23:00
Wednesday 11:00 23:00
Thursday 11:00 0:00
Friday 11:00 0:00
Saturday 11:00 0:00
Sunday 12:00 22:30



The Signal - Hippo Inns, 7, Devonshire Road, SE23 3HE


Forest Hill

Nearest Station

Forest Hill (Rail)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, Pub Food, Roast Dinner and Brunch food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Serving up rustic, authentic and classic plates, The Signal is prime for the perfect afternoon or dinner spent gorging on gastro.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Upstairs Venue Hire 40 100 £45.00 600 1000

The Signal (Control Room Space) is a reflection of the needs of the local community. At any time you can find a diverse mix of people at the bar, from local musicians and artists to mums and their babies. With a live music and comedy venue upstairs, and a beautiful function space, we hope to attract a whole bunch of new clientele to experience what we think makes us great.

A great entertaining space with a 40 person seated capacity, ideal for meetings and presentations. Alongside great filming location for film, music video or television. Having hosted a wide range of events, its ideal for your business.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Signal Forest Hill - London Roast Review

The Signal Forest Hill - London Roast Review

During one of those rare weeks of sunshine in London, we headed down to Forest Hill to take in the sights of the Horniman Museum, schmooze the local markets and try out a Sunday roast, of which The Signal (a quaint little number from Hippo Inns) is known for. The Venue and Atmosphere As we walked into…

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