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Thursday 25 January 2018

Description

The Duke of Sussex are a reflection of the needs of their local community.

Their food is simple and harks back to the days when the British Pub first came. It is inspired by the Alehouses & Taverns and the open fire cooking that were used at that time. They use the best fresh seasonal British produce they can find, through their carefully curated list of suppliers. Their signature spit roast chicken is brined, steamed and marinated to lock in the moisture and flavour before being roasted on their English charcoal spit. Their Hippo Inns cheese burger is made with grass-fed heritage breed dry aged beef mince and topped with Oggleshield cheese, made by the Montgomery family in Somerset. Their chickens are grown especially for them on Thirkelby Mill farm in Yorkshire by the Pollard family. They have exclusive use of their chickens that are grown to their exacting standards so you’ll never find one quite as delicious outside of their pubs! You can join them for a bite to eat from Monday – Friday all day from midday, Saturday brunch from 11am and Sunday for their roasting joints from the spit from midday.

They have a wonderful range of beers, a delicious and thoughtfully curated collection of wines, as well as seasonal cocktails perfect for their large outside beer garden. There is a large function room available upstairs for booking for family gatherings, parties and business meetings. With weekly quiz nights and live music they aim to have fun and laughter in their pub. 

What's on

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Duke of Sussex Quiz Night

Duke of Sussex Quiz Night

Every Monday

Fancy a start of the week brain stretch? Want to impress the cute girl from marketing? Our weekly quiz night is...

Burns' Night at the Duke

Burns' Night at the Duke

Thursday 25 January 2018

Looking for an excuse to get your next Thursday night going? It is Robert Burns’ 259th birthday and we are inviting...

NatWest Six Nations: Italy v England

NatWest Six Nations: Italy v England

Sunday 4 February 2018

Mud, sweat and beers.  We're not rucking about for the Six Nations. Grab your mates because we have the ultimate line...

NATWEST SIX NATIONS: England v Wales

NATWEST SIX NATIONS: England v Wales

Saturday 10 February 2018

Mud, sweat and beers.  We're not rucking about for the Six Nations. Grab your mates because we have the ultimate line...

NATWEST SIX NATIONS: Scotland v England

NATWEST SIX NATIONS: Scotland v England

Saturday 24 February 2018

Mud, sweat and beers.  We're not rucking about for the Six Nations. Grab your mates because we have the ultimate line...

NATWEST SIX NATIONS: France V England

NATWEST SIX NATIONS: France V England

Saturday 10 March 2018

Mud, sweat and beers.  We're not rucking about for the Six Nations. Grab your mates because we have the ultimate line...

NATWEST SIX NATIONS: England v Ireland

NATWEST SIX NATIONS: England v Ireland

Saturday 17 March 2018

Mud, sweat and beers.  We're not rucking about for the Six Nations. Grab your mates because we have the ultimate line...

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Hours

Day Open Close Notes
11:00 23:00 Private Hire Only
11:00 23:00 Private Hire Only
11:00 23:00 Private Hire Only
11:00 00:00 Private Hire Only
11:00 00:00 Private Hire Only
11:00 00:00 Private Hire Only
11:00 22:30 Private Hire Only

Location

The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns
23 Baylis Road, London, SE1 7AY

Area:
South London

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Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
The Chichester Room Private Room 25-30 100 variable
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Great food - booking was an easy process Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2018-01-11
by on January 14th, 2018
4

Great room and efficient service. We would definitely hire it again. If there is one improvement it would have been if the food could have been handed out rather than put on one corner of the table and if we could have had one person who we could have gone to order on the evening. The food was really well laid out very tasty and easy to eat as finger food Thank you we had a great evening Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2018-01-08
by on January 10th, 2018
5

Our numbers kept changing as people fell ill, but the team were completely fine with this. Lovely meal and a great night out. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2018-01-06
by on January 8th, 2018
5

A very good meal. The waitress did not take our order for the starter She said she did not hear . The main course suddenly appeared. We asked for a filter coffee and was brought an expresso. Then at the second attempt we again had an expresso in a larger cup. We then explained we wanted a normal coffee with milk. and as a result got a cappuccino. It was a shame because we were looking forward to trying the duck egg starter. Apart from that I a, sure we will return. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2018-01-03
by on January 5th, 2018
3

Had a great time. We were very well looked after and made to feel welcome. We were quite noisy up in the private room, but felt totally as ease and were reassured it was all fine. Thanks so much! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-23
by on December 29th, 2017
5

Food beautifully cooked and presented. Service attentive and super friendly. Well done on giving us a superb Christmas lunch in every respect. Set a high bar for everyone’s family meals now Xmas Day. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-23
by on December 26th, 2017
5

Service could have been more polite, food was great Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-20
by on December 22nd, 2017
4

Nice pub, good location. Good food. Service was particularly grumpy, which is unfortunate. Been on previous visits and it was better service, so it appears that it depends on who serves you. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-18
by on December 20th, 2017
3

Disgusting service. Needed to speak with the manager about a mistake made by the venue on a booking. The manager arrived clearly ready for a fight, not a good start for customer service. Then proceeded to explain how their error was in fact the customers fault. Her staff were also clearly not impressed with her management style or personality. I suggest she be replaced with someone who is good at managing pubs. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-10
by on December 18th, 2017
1

Really disappointed that I booked a table for 10 and confirmed that with a £100 deposit, but was actually given a table for 6! My friends showed up and everyone just had to stand around because there were no available seats. When I asked about other tables, the staff just said everything was booked. Really upsetting service and not a place I would return to again. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-12
by on December 17th, 2017
1

The staff at the Duke of Sussex wnet the extra mile, with their helpfulness and courtesy, as we wrangled our invite list (41) right up until the last minute for our departmental Christmas lunch, which was delicious and spot on. Thank you all very much and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-14
by on December 16th, 2017
5

Had a fantastic night out for a work’s christmas party. The meal was one of the best christmas meals i have had. Staff were very accomodating when it came to making last minute changes to the booking. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-11
by on December 13th, 2017
5

Booked for a birthday meal, Lovely service and food thanks guys! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-09
by on December 11th, 2017
5

Appalling service (had to beg for menus and cutlery). Rib eye steak looked like a flat iron steak. Made a complaint and no restitution offered. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-09
by on December 11th, 2017
1

Felt paying £10 deposit each was a bit steep especially as our table felt rather cramped as the restaurant had misread our booking as for 4, instead of 5. Food was nice and reasonably priced but few small errors made such as including dressing on a salad when it had been asked to be left off twice. Had to ask for the bill twice and when it initially arrived had not discounted the £50 deposit we had paid. Overall an ok experience but won't be rushing to return. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-09
by on December 11th, 2017
3

Staff were very helpful , it looked lovely and the food was good Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-07
by on December 9th, 2017
5

The staff were amazing, accommodating, patient, and we had an absolutely fantastic night! Many thanks, we will definitely return! Susana Mota / LMRC Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-05
by on December 7th, 2017
5

Nice atmosphere, good location for me as just opposite my office so can’t complain! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-05
by on December 7th, 2017
4

Venue wasn’t great, it was rammed busy with no where to stand, they hadn’t booked our table properly and the guys from chase had nowhere to stand really Wouldn’t want to book that again, terrible! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-05
by on December 7th, 2017
1

I pre-booked a table for 15 people and we spent over £700.00. They provided a table for 4 people so everyone was left standing. Not OK. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-01

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Many thanks for taking the time to give us some feedback. We are very sorry to hear that, this time around, we fell short to your expectations. During this busy festive period we may not be able to provide the same space as we usually do to our main bar bookings. For drinking parties, we reserve tables as a base for a standing area and it is our policy to always inform the booking host that this is the case. Again, we are sorry to hear this as we pride ourselves of our excellent customer service.
by on December 5th, 2017
1

Wonderful Sunday lunch to celebrate a 70th birthday. Food was delicious and service very good . Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-03
by on December 4th, 2017
5

Staff and food were great and amazing to have your own private room on a Friday night right by Waterloo Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-01
by on December 4th, 2017
5

Fantastic food & atmosphere, and brilliant service. Thank you very much! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-01
by on December 4th, 2017
5

Thank you for looking after us so well Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-01
by on December 3rd, 2017
5

Great pub, with delicious food and great choice of beer. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-12-01
by on December 2nd, 2017
5

Excellent food and service. Our guests had a very enjoyable experience so thank you for looking after us so well. Pam Watkins Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-22
by on November 28th, 2017
5

Service & atmosphere was great as usual however the desert left a lot to be desired with the quality and also the price.....£1.70 for which was only half a scoop of ice cream and also £6.50 for other desserts seems way too expensive Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-26
by on November 27th, 2017
4

Disappointing. The roast was overpowered by fennel - not a favourite of mine or my father. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-26
by on November 27th, 2017
2

Great food, staff & setting - thanks! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-19
by on November 20th, 2017
5

excellent location, the staff ran things well and the food and drinks were good. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-19
by on November 20th, 2017
5

Food was good, beer was good. One slight niggle was that the pints of beer served to us at the table weren't full pints - needed a bit of topping up. However this was done without a fuss when we mentioned it. Thanks, a good evening had by all. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-17
by on November 20th, 2017
4

Great pub with good food and good atmosphere Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-18
by on November 19th, 2017
5

Great staff, really nice meeting room and excellent service all round. Thanks for a great day. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-15
by on November 16th, 2017
5

great night food was lovely staff were great and very polite Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-15
by on November 16th, 2017
5

I left my computer charger Ana! Do you have it please? Super-time Steve Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-14
by on November 16th, 2017
4

All great - food, service, atmosphere Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-10

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Many thanks for the feedback! We hope to have you in again very soon!
by on November 11th, 2017
5

2 pieces of chicken £13, wont ever come back Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-10

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Many thanks for the feedback. We are very sorry to hear that this time we were not up to expectations. Our chicken is brined and marinated for 24 hours, and finally roasted on the charcoal spit. We have the 1/4 or 1/2 options. Please feel free to pop in again, we would love to show you what we are really about!
by on November 11th, 2017
1

We hired the room at the back of the ground floor for 15 people. All good. The staff were helpful and regularly came to clear away the empties. We will be back. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-09

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Many, many thanks for the feedback. Looking forward to seeing you again!
by on November 10th, 2017
5

One word...Fabulous!! The decor is right up my street, a country feeling in the city.. The staff were polite, cheerful and attentive. So pleased with the food, we all had the rib eye, delicious, though could have done with a bit more Peopercorn sauce. I had sticky toffee for desert, yum!! Would definitely go back but not on quiz night, didn’t realise that would be going on when I booked a table for friends and I to have a good catch up...bit noisy. But highly recommend this pub for drink and food. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-06

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Many thanks for your feedback, it is always lovely to hear that we were up to expectations. We hope to have you in very soon, so you can try more of our amazing desserts!
by on November 7th, 2017
5

The communication with the team was great. We were a big group but service was good, food was nice. Lovely spot. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-02
by on November 4th, 2017
5

Beer good but several ran out. Food mainly good, one main was too salty. They were able to provide gluten free options although they did not produce an allergy menu. Service was good at table but a bit slow at bar. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-11-02
by on November 3rd, 2017
4

Good as always and my crew had good service. Twas my leaving do so all was as expected! Thank you! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-31
by on November 1st, 2017
4

Good food and cold beer as usual. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-29
by on October 31st, 2017
5

Fabulous sunday roast in character pub with great service right in the centre of London! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-29
by on October 30th, 2017
5

Great pub .Lovely beers. good service and excellent roast dinners. A very pleasant few hours. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-29
by on October 30th, 2017
5

great to be welcomed back again, good service, though the server was still new and in training. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-21

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Many thanks for taking the time to review us! We hope to see you again, very soon!
by on October 26th, 2017
4

We had a fantastic night in the Chichester Suite - thank you all very much. Best wishes Angus Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-21

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Hello Angus. It was absolutely lovely having you in. Many thanks for the feedback. See you very soon!
by on October 22nd, 2017
5

Great pub, great service...we love it! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-17

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Many, many thanks for the feedback. We hope to have you in very soon!
by on October 18th, 2017
5

Tasty Sunday lunch, good beer and excellent service. Would have liked the option of something a little lighter on the menu, but having said that we didn't leave much! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-15

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Always lovely to hear! We have other options on weekdays and Saturdays, we would love to have you in very soon, so you can give us your feedback on those!
by on October 16th, 2017
5

Food was very nicely cooked and tasty but the service was really bad. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-09

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Many thanks for your feedback. This is very important to ensure that we are always up to our standards. We pride ourselves of our excellent customer service and we are sorry to hear that, on this occasion, we didn't meet your expectations. We hope to see you soon so we can show what we are really about!
by on October 10th, 2017
3

Great, cosy snug. Decent food, good selection of beers. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-07

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Lovely to hear that! We hope to see you soon!
by on October 8th, 2017
4

Friendly and accommodating . Good beer. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-07

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Many thanks! Come by any time, we hope to see you soon!
by on October 8th, 2017
5

Really excellent food and drink and fantastic, friendly service, thanks! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-07

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

It is always lovely to have great feedback. We sure hope to have you in very soon!
by on October 8th, 2017
5

I have always really enjoyed your pub and hence booked for a group gathering - this was confirmed and no comment made that I couldn't have it outside until the very last minute - it's the first time we sat inside and will be the last time - way to noisy Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-10-05

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

We're so sorry to hear about your experience. Unfortunately, our policy is to avoid booking tables outside due to weather unpredictability. We are aware the the pub can get quite noisy at times, so please do let us know your preferences in advance and we can find you a quieter table at the rear of the pub. Please do get in touch!
by on October 7th, 2017
2

The first floor room was a great venue and the staff were very helpful in ensuring a successful party. My only minor issue was that during the evening the Pub ran out of glasses and for a while drinks were being served in plastic tumblers. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-28

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Many thanks for your feedback. We absolutely avoid resorting to plastic but on very busy nights we simply don't have the capacity on our shelves. However, we are looking at extending our bar to resolve this issue. Hope to see you soon!
by on October 4th, 2017
4

helpful, friendly staff. great location Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-30
by on October 1st, 2017
4

excellent service and timing in the private room Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-30
by on October 1st, 2017
5

I have booked a room for the evening and the staff was so dedicated to ensure we have a good night by bringing our food upstairs and extra chairs for people. The decor has lots of character too. I will organise another event there again! Thank you - great team effort! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-27
by on September 30th, 2017
5

Was asked to move 3 times despite booking a table. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-27
by on September 28th, 2017
2

Staff went out of their way to be helpful Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-20

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Thanks very much for the feedback! We hope to see you soon!
by on September 21st, 2017
5

We hired the room at the Duke of Sussex for a joint party and it was wonderful, the staff were very accommodating, would definitely use again! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-15

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

It is lovely to hear that! Many thanks for the feedback. See you soon!
by on September 19th, 2017
5

Good food and extensive wine list Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-14

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Thank you for your feedback. We hope to see you soon!
by on September 15th, 2017
4

Great Night , well organised and fantastic food, highly recommeded Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-14

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Lovely to hear that. We hope to see you soon!
by on September 15th, 2017
5

Good bar service and nice pub but music way too loud! It felt more like we were in a club than having an after work drink on a Wednesday. And the choice of music was really unsuited to the pub too- dance music- sense your audience!!! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-13

Reply from The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns

Thanks for the feedback. We are sorry to hear that we didn't get the music right on Wednesday, We're going to work on that to make your next visit more comfortable!
by on September 14th, 2017
3

Great Sunday roasts, nice staff. Lovely pub. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-10
by on September 12th, 2017
4

Great service and very helpful accommodating my booking of a large group. Love the outdoor seating. Thank you! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-07
by on September 10th, 2017
5

It's a lovely pub. Good food and the outside area is great. Only downfall is that they are serving drinks in plastic cups?!! We could understand if it was due to health and safety and being outside but even drinking inside we were served plastic cups :( Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-08
by on September 9th, 2017
3

We had a great experience. The dining room was lovely and the service was fantastic. The food was delicious and we are planning our Christmas office lunch there. Thank you so much 10/10 Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-04
by on September 6th, 2017
1

Food took awhile to come out, but everyone enjoyed the chicken and the table location/setup was really good, so personally I didn't notice the food delay. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-09-02
by on September 4th, 2017
4

Lovely pub and great event venue Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-08-30
by on September 1st, 2017
5

Food amazing grace incredible you helpful !! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-08-27
by on August 28th, 2017
5

Very disappointed. A very welcoming pub. We sat down and it was down hill from there having spent 170£ for the table of 4 and a change of shift with the bar man that was more interested in the attention of a long browned haired american girl. We had such poor poor service. Entries were brought as mains and we waited 60mins for mains to be cleared away. Such a disappointing experience Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-08-19
by on August 25th, 2017
1

Disappointing. tomato and spring onion salad was drenched in vinegar and no spring onion. Fish was watery and chips were potato wedges. Won't be returning. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-08-21
by on August 22nd, 2017
1

The food, atmosphere, service and all round experience was a pleasure and would recommend The Duke Of Sussex to anyone! Thanks for helping make my parents anniversary one to remember. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-08-20
by on August 21st, 2017
5

There were 6 of us and one little dog and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal and evening at the Duke of Sussex. Service was great and all our meals were lovely. We will definitely return Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-08-19
by on August 20th, 2017
5

The staff were lovely and very hospitable! I tried to reserve a table for 15 and then more people turned up so we were given the function room!! Thank you so much. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-08-18
by on August 19th, 2017
5

Great room for a business meeting. Only improvement is that staff need to be bit more proactive about the coffee / tea service. We had to chase downstairs for service and would have expected the catering to confirm in advance and turn up at the times arranged Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-08-15
by on August 16th, 2017
4

Had read some negative reviews and considered cancelling my booking but I'm glad I didn't. Food was excellent and we had no complaints about the service. Easy location for Old Vic pre-theatre meal and much better value than some of the restaurants we looked at as alternatives. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-08-11
by on August 13th, 2017
5

Great food always served with a smile. Thursday night when we eat was very busy so we had a wait for our food which was understandable but did not detract from the experience Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-08-10
by on August 11th, 2017
3

Lovely pub. We were only there for a short while for drinks. Would need to try the food next time Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-08-03
by on August 8th, 2017
4

Booked a lunch for 8 people. My 2 offspring had rearranged their lunch break to join us. The food was so slow to arrive that my son had to leave most of his, while my daughter eventually ate on her own rather than wait for the rest of the meals to arrive. The pub did not appear crowded, but the kitchen seemed overwhelmed by the production of 8 meals at approximately the same time. If you cannot cope with a party, please don't take the booking. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-08-01
by on August 2nd, 2017
2

Great roasts and great value at the Duke of Sussex near The Old Vic. Highly recommended. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-07-30
by on July 31st, 2017
5

Fantastic food, and a nice atmosphere. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-07-23
by on July 28th, 2017
5

Lovely pub a stones throw from Waterloo station. Will definitely be back! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-07-27
by on July 28th, 2017
5

Staff very helpful. Room was perfect size and great facilities. Lunch and refreshments were served promptly and everything was as we asked. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-07-27
by on July 28th, 2017
5

Excellent family get together in the Chichester room upstairs. Our family were local and ran the pub for two generations from the time when it first opened. (The Chichester Room used to be a Masons' Lodge.) The staff were wonderfully friendly, helpful and accommodating. The food excellent. Great atmosphere. BTW: A great place to eat in the evening if you are going to The Old Vic Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-07-15
by on July 17th, 2017
5

Accommodated to suit our needs. Service was excellent. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-07-12
by on July 13th, 2017
5

Grace and her Team did me proud in celebrating my 70th with a crowd of my Mates. It all went to plan and with a swing!! Cheers David Batten Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-07-06
by on July 7th, 2017
5

Well organised considering we had 27 people eating. Attentive staff and decent food! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-06-29
by on June 30th, 2017
5

We had soft drinks and a starter platter which was a real disappointment. Over oily deep fried items and quite peculiar sweet potato flap jack. A lot of it for £22 but very little eaten so not good value! Staff as ever friendly and helpful. Shame as our last meal was very good. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-06-29
by on June 30th, 2017
2

We went for Dinner the staff were very friendly and helpful. There was a good selection of beer. The food was very tasty but the portion size could have been a little larger. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-06-24
by on June 27th, 2017
4

Great pub quiz - very fun! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-06-26
by on June 27th, 2017
5

Food good. Environment chaotic. V v noisy. Pub quiz speakers waaaaaay too loud. They should tell people when they book that it's pop quiz night Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-06-26
by on June 27th, 2017
3

Gorgeous room and really good food. Thoroughly recommend it. Staff were also lovely and v friendly although not that great with food intolerances /requirements so recommend making double sure about all that type of stuff beforehand. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-06-24
by on June 25th, 2017
5

Good beer, lovely day, and despite the pub being really busy, enough staff on to be served within a couple of minutes Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-06-15
by on June 16th, 2017
5

My night was fine but they had no record of my reservation or booking so this process was a waste of time Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-06-06
by on June 7th, 2017
2

Really tasty food. Service a bit slow initially as they were very busy. Could have done with more staff in the dining area. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-06-06
by on June 7th, 2017
4

We had a fantastic AGM at the Duke of Sussex. The staff went above and beyond and the food was delicious, thankyou! Already hoping to book you for our next one. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-06-04
by on June 5th, 2017
5

Food was great, beer was great, service wasn't good. We have to shout for waiters all the time. They were never near when they were needed and never really asked if we needed anything else. When we arrived, we couldn't even understand who the waiters were. Waited for till we had been given menus. But, overall, the venue is great. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-06-01
by on June 2nd, 2017
4

Food was reasonable but service rather poor Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-06-01
by on June 2nd, 2017
3

Really good atmosphere, but it would be nice if there was more vegetarian food. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-05-17
by on May 18th, 2017
4

A great time was had by all on the 22nd of April. The room was perfect with the added bonus of having our own tunes played for the night. And much appreciated that the bar staff on the night were really helpful and just let us get on with it. Also Dave got his present that was left behind as I had taken it home. Thanks Grace and team. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-22
by on May 17th, 2017
5

Staff very attentive, food fabulous and a really fantastic evening in the Chichester Room, especially as they were short staffed with a chef down. Would definitely return. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-05-15
by on May 16th, 2017
5

Staff, food and drinks were great but the music was too loud and it was more suitable for a club than for a neighbourhood gastropub - really incongruous and would probably put me off going back again. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-05-10
by on May 12th, 2017
3

Great food and service! Would definitely recommend Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-05-11
by on May 12th, 2017
5

Used the upstairs room for a meeting and it was great, they gave us access to a flip chart and a presentation screen. Staff were great and very helpful. I would use it again Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-05-09
by on May 10th, 2017
5

Thank you for providing a great venue for my 60th birthday party. Everyone loved the food and the wines and a great time was had by all. The service was excellent and I would strongly recommend your upstairs room as an ideal place to hold an event Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-05-05
by on May 8th, 2017
5

Brilliant Sunday lunch location, a stones throw from Waterloo! Cannot recommend it enough. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-05-07
by on May 8th, 2017
5

Lovely atmosphere with plenty of staff and good selection of beers on tap. clean, relaxed feel and reasonably priced food which was very tasty. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-05-02
by on May 3rd, 2017
5

The quiz wasn't on as it was bank holiday Monday. This was not what was on your site Because I booked a quiz night. You need to have updated information especially for bank holidays. Me and my party of 10 went to a different pub to do a quiz. The pub was very nice though and the staff were friendly but we only stayed for one drink. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-05-01
by on May 2nd, 2017
1

Lived up to its claim of best Sunday roast, delicious and served by charming staff. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-30
by on May 1st, 2017
5

For our group meeting in a private room, we were very well looked after and the food arrived quickly and well cooked. Recommended Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-29
by on May 1st, 2017
4

Service was good and food cooked freshly.. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-29
by on April 30th, 2017
4

We had a lovely evening thank you very much. It was a work team night out and we are considering coming over for a team pub lunch very soon so if there is any special offer you could give us that would be amazing! Thanks again we love The Duke of Sussex :) Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-27
by on April 28th, 2017
5

Hi, the table booked for 20 people was in a very busy area and we did not have enough chairs. Very bad organised. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-27
by on April 28th, 2017
2

Great food and good quiz! Staff were very accommodating and friendly! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-24
by on April 25th, 2017
5

Had an excellent evening. For some of us, it was the first time we'd been to a pub quiz - good broad range of questions and a good atmosphere. Looking forward to making this a regular gathering! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-24
by on April 25th, 2017
4

Great location, good atmosphere, and sunny garden! Reserved a table for lunch. Squeezed into small room with another party, which was subsequently far too noisy so had to move. Service a little neglectful, but overall a pleasant experience. 😁 Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-22
by on April 23rd, 2017
4

Thank you to the staff at the Duke of Sussex for looking us so well on Friday night. Would highly recommend the Snug for a small private gathering. Great food, great service, great venue. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-21
by on April 23rd, 2017
4

Really fab evening at Duke of Sussex - friendly and helpful staff, excellent food! Many thanks for all your help and providing the space for a fun birthday evening. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-18
by on April 19th, 2017
5

Service was good & food was fine. Experience was spoiled by argument over the bill. I booked with Love Theatre vouchers & made this v clear when booking, even received email from restaurant agreeing that bill would be paid by vouchers. When bill came, vouchers were refused, manager came over, said we had been given wrong menu & offered to just take 20% off the bill although we had paid almost £60 in vouchers for 3x 2 course dinner. In the end, vouchers were accepted but the argument was time-consuming & distressing. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-17
by on April 18th, 2017
2

Food was first rate, and the staff couldn't have been more accommodating. Very children friendly and an excellent beer selection, couldn't ask for more. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-15
by on April 16th, 2017
5

Food and service were both really good but the staff did not have my reservation despite receiving confirmation and reminder emails. Thankfully a table was made available so all was well but I would have been very disappointed if this was not the case seeing as the booking had been made well in advance. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-04-01
by on April 4th, 2017
3

Excellent food and service, very friendly pleasant staff. We sat in a lovely quiet little room at the back. Like the decor Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-03-29
by on April 1st, 2017
5

Love this pub - especially the small restaurant. Food is great and staff are lovely Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-03-28
by on March 29th, 2017
4

Food , service and atmosphere was superb....will definitely come again Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-03-26
by on March 27th, 2017
5

Food was fantastic and the team made sure we were always looked after, thank you all! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-03-23
by on March 26th, 2017
5

Easy, relaxed local atmosphere and good food at decent prices. Charming manager who looked after us very well and replaced a glass of wine when I knocked it over. Will go again. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-03-07
by on March 8th, 2017
5

Great place and decenthe food Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-03-04
by on March 5th, 2017
5

Great service on the night and a lovely private room. Would highly recommend! Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-03-03
by on March 5th, 2017
4

Great food and beer. Had the roast beef which was superb. Nice atmosphere. Will be back. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-02-26
by on February 28th, 2017
4

We enjoyed our roast lunch very much and would happily return. The only downside to the experience was the quite noisy room. Perhaps some curtains or other form of sound proofing would make it easier to have a conversation. All the staff were very friendly and attentive and the food was perfectly cooked. The seasoning on the roast beef was particularly nice. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-02-26
by on February 27th, 2017
4

Bit of confusion when we first arrived regarding our table booking but that was quickly sorted out. Great good, service and atmosphere. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-02-26
by on February 27th, 2017
4

Our food was good, not so much the service, slow. The staff seemed overstretched and we had to ask for condiments and our olives a couple of times before we got them. With a kid the service was too slow for us Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-02-26
by on February 27th, 2017
3

We had a table in the back and it was great. Yummy food and nice selection of wine and gin. The service could have been a little more attentive in terms of taking drinks orders maybe but appreciate it was a Friday night. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-02-24
by on February 25th, 2017
5

The atmosphere was good. My orange juice tasted off (but it might just have been cheap orange juice. I enquired about the burgers, but when it arrived I realised he was talking about the size of the burger bun. The burger itself was quite small. The service was pretty awful from the number of times I had to ask someone to take our order to trying to split the bill a non 505:50 way. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-02-17
by on February 18th, 2017
3

Lovely food, beer and staff. Thanks for a great evening. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-02-16
by on February 17th, 2017
5

Relaxed ambience, good food, great service. Wine is a bit pricey. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-02-15
by on February 16th, 2017
4

Outstanding food and a very convivial atmosphere with pleasant attentive customer focussed associates. Thanks so much Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-02-14
by on February 15th, 2017
5

Booked a table lunch for my Aunts birthday, we were allocated a great table in slightly secluded area which made it feel special. Fantastic friendly service, great food and wine. They even brought a dessert for my Aunt with a candle in which was a really lovely touch. My fourth visit but will certainly be back again before too long! Would highly reccommend. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-02-10
by on February 12th, 2017
5

Great evening, lovely vibe! The function room was fantastic and everyone had a great evening. Visited The Duke of Sussex - Hippo Inns on 2017-02-09
by on February 10th, 2017
4

Love this pub! Literally a 2 minute walk from Waterloo station so a great spot for after work drinks. Always an amazing atmosphere and the staff are super friendly. Absolutely amazing Sunday roast too, best roasties I've had in a long time!! I'll be back
by on December 16th, 2016
5

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