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6 Christchurch Terrace, Chelsea, London SW3 4AJ
 
 
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The SurpriseWith sofas, fireplaces, and very quirky art, The Surprise is just that, a little haven in the heart of Chelsea. The wine list is chosen by John Clevely, Master of Wine, and is like the pub, small but perfectly formed. Our menu serving up "small plates" means there's no need to choose just one great British dish, but you can have many, Rupert's best is 4.

With real ales on tap, and tankards for every house in the street, just call out your house number and we'll fill it for you.

 

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Underground Stations

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Sloane Square Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
6 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  31% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 9 minutes from The Surprise
A boutique hotel that is striking a balance between traditional and contemporary, myhotel Chelsea promises to offer its guests elegant pleasures, personal attention and contemporary style. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £128  39% off
26 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 9 minutes from The Surprise
Stylish antique d'cor, a peaceful but convenient location, and spacious, airy rooms are all essential to this hotel's appeal. Yet it is the unbeatable service that ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  40% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 10 minutes from The Surprise
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
 
 
 
 
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23 Smith Street, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from The Surprise
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London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
68 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from The Surprise
Gordon Ramsay's level of celebrity has reached such a fever pitch that it has become very nearly impossible to get a table at the small restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Foxtrot Oscar
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79 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from The Surprise
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45 Radnor Walk, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Surprise
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Never The Bride
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 9th December 2016 - 8.30pm
The Surprise, 152-154 Kings Road, SW3 | 4 minutes from The Surprise
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Richard Wilson: 20:50
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st January 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times
The Surprise, Duke of York's Square, King's Road, SW3 | 7 minutes from The Surprise
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Dan Hillier: Ceremony
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th November 2016 to 3rd January 2017 - Various Times
The Surprise, Duke of York's Square, King's Road, SW3 | 7 minutes from The Surprise
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206 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from The Surprise
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from The Surprise
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24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from The Surprise
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208 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from The Surprise
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184 King's Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from The Surprise
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English Gardening School
London > Education > Professional Training
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Surprise
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London > Education > Libraries
Chelsea Old Town Hall Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from The Surprise
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66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Surprise
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from The Surprise
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Chelsea Sports Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Chelsea Manor Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from The Surprise
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The Surprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
6 Christchurch Terrace, Chelsea, London SW3 | Same location as The Surprise
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23 Smith Street, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from The Surprise
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Surprise in Chelsea
London > Nightlife > Bars
6 Christchurch Terrace, Chelsea, London SW3 | Same location as The Surprise
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9 Phene Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from The Surprise
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Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from The Surprise
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London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Surprise
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Park Plaza Victoria Hotel 1.5 miles from The Surprise

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Cadogan Hall 1.98 miles from The Surprise

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