The Black Lion Hammersmith


The Black Lion is an iconic country pub on the north bank of the River Thames between Hammersmith and Chiswick. History abounds at this wonderful pub – ghost stories, local history and what ‘The Black Lion’ really meant, made famous in literature and the location of a world famous skittle alley.

Their aim is to be a hub in the local community and a comfortable pitstop for any tourists or passers by. Always warm and welcoming The Black Lion combines the tradition of a classic English pub with superb English and British ales and lovely fresh food and a fabulous wine list. 

And once a year we are the very best place – along the whole of the Thames to view the annual Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race.

What's on

Regional Wine Dinner
Every month, we host a dinner, featuring food and wine from our chosen wine region. August - Campagna September - Tuscany October - New Zealand…

Every 2nd Tuesday of the month

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  • Ping Pong, Bowling
  • Happily Affordable ££
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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 23:00
Friday 11:00 0:00
Saturday 11:00 0:00
Sunday 12:00 22:30



The Black Lion Hammersmith, 2, South Black Lion Lane, W6 9TJ



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