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

Pub Quiz @ The Signal
Bored of those Zoom quizzes?  Well, GREAT NEWS, our weekly pub quiz is back: come have a bite to eat, share a bottle of wine and get thosebrain…

Every Sunday

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Offer Availability
Complimentary pint of Amstel or a draught Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coke Zero for Dad on Father's Day when you pre-book for food.


  • London - Private Hire
  • Taking Bookings
  • Dance floor
  • None
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 22:00
Tuesday 12:00 22:00
Wednesday 12:00 22:00
Thursday 12:00 22:00
Friday 12:00 22:00
Saturday 11:00 22:00
Sunday 12:00 22:00

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Friday 16th December 2022 11:00 1:00
Saturday 17th December 2022 11:00 1:00
Sunday 18th December 2022 11:00 23:00
Monday 19th December 2022 11:00 0:00
Tuesday 20th December 2022 11:00 0:00
Wednesday 21st December 2022 11:00 0:00
Thursday 22nd December 2022 11:00 1:00
Friday 23rd December 2022 11:00 2:00
Saturday 24th December 2022 11:00 1:00
Monday 26th December 2022 11:00 20:00
Tuesday 27th December 2022 11:00 0:00
Wednesday 28th December 2022 11:00 0:00
Thursday 29th December 2022 11:00 1:00
Friday 30th December 2022 11:00 0:00
Saturday 31st December 2022 11:00 3:00
Sunday 1st January 2023 11:00 23:00



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.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Upstairs at The Signal Venue Hire 40 100 - - -
Semi Private Fireplace Private Room 10 20 - - -

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

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Customer Reviews (297)

Our Review

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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