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The Surprise at Pimlico, Pimlico - pub details

Surprise at Pimlico
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Address: 110, Vauxhall Bridge Rd, London, SW1V 2RQ [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 4400) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Pimlico (0.2 miles), Victoria (0.5 miles), St James's Park (0.6 miles)

Nearest train stations London Victoria (0.5 miles), Vauxhall (0.7 miles), Battersea Park (1.1 miles)

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> Current user rating: 3.5/10 (rated by 24 users)
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user reviews of the Surprise at Pimlico, Pimlico

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5 most recent reviews of 20 shown - see all reviews

***Closed when I went past on 10th October 2015***
lezford - 11 Oct 2015 14:49
Many of the previous comments do contain valid points.
Yes, this is a locals pub and if you're not a local, as with all "locals" pubs you will feel slightly out of place initially.

The layout is quirky, however, there is no need to go through the gents toilets to get to the back bar, use the back bar side door!

There is a diverse mix of patrons, this is Pimlico not Belgravia. The bar staff are friendly and the beer is good enough.
craigshare - 18 Aug 2011 11:04
Like something from a Dickensian slum. Back bar full of homeless hostel dwellers so the atmosphere rather strange.
JeremyBendthem - 22 Jun 2011 17:09
Another Pimlico pub, I walked in and walked straight out of. Chavs, football hooligans waiting for West Ham's ICF to turn the place over. AVOID LIKE THE PLAGUE, Pull the place down for redevelopment
thaiscubadiver - 24 May 2010 12:05
Not recommended unless you're a fan of Greene King IPA or want to join the locals in some serious-looking card games. The connection between front and back bars is via the gents - most odd.
pubcollector - 30 Dec 2009 23:30

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