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The Hoop and Grapes

#5,276 of 18,456 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
80 Farringdon Street, London EC4A 4BL, England
+44 20 7353 8808
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
80 Farringdon Street, London EC4A 4BL, England
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Great little pub within London. Great food and food. Near to main train station and Underground. 10 out of 10.

Thank Chucklelee
L0nd0n2012, Owner at The Hoop and Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Hi Lee thanks for the review , i assume ( modestly) that it should read " Great Food and Beer " ! hope you enjoy many more visits regards Mike

Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I are regulars at this pub but this was the first time we had booked for Christmas dinner. The table was set beautifully and Mike and the team were friendly and welcoming. Our starters came quickly and were delicious. I had the...More

Thank Mel E
L0nd0n2012, Owner at The Hoop and Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

HI Mel thanks for the lovely review , glad you all had a great experience and hope you had a fabulous Christmas & new Year too !

Reviewed December 2, 2017

Went in for late lunch yesterday and can honestly say have never been in a pub like this. For a start, all tables were occupied or had reserved signs on them. As is customary in London, and because there was no time indicated on the...More

Thank brucestalker1
L0nd0n2012, Owner at The Hoop and Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2017

Hi Bruce thanks for raising your concerns , which clearly need to be addressed. if you look , you will see that we respond to all reviews and look to learn from the negative comments as well as thank those people that have enjoyed their...More

Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

We recently visited this bar/restaurant after a tour to get a quick meal and a couple of drinks. 3 out of 4 of us had lovely meals which were enjoyed immensely. Unfortunately there was a small issue with mine but the way the staff and...More

Thank JMana76
L0nd0n2012, Owner at The Hoop and Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2017

Hi J glad that you and your friends had a good time and enjoyed your meals and we were able to sort out the issue with your food quickly and satisfactorily for you thanks for taking the time to post such a nice review ,...More

Reviewed November 12, 2017

Went to the Hoop and Grapes for the Lord Mayor's sing-a-long with Del the Pearly Minstrel. Have being coming to the venue for a number of years and found the staff and entertainment excellent. NOT this time...the pub was not ready for probably the busiest...More

Thank Vintcopp
L0nd0n2012, Owner at The Hoop and Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2017

Hi Vintcopp thanks for taking the time to post your review , although it is regrettable that you did not have a better experience and the day did not live up to the standards we have set since we started hosting Del`s singsong a number...More

Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

I stopped for a quick pint and was not disappointed. Good choice of ales, and a healthy wine selection was available. The menu was not too adventurous, but the service was excellent. I will come here again.More

Thank Peter B
L0nd0n2012, Owner at The Hoop and Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

Hi Peter thanks for taking the time for the positive review glad you enjoyed your ale and our wine list hit the spot we try to stick to traditional english food as it suits the pub`s character - but rest assured a new menu is...More

Reviewed September 27, 2017

Went for lunch while on a business trip and was not disappointed. This is a 300 years old traditional English pub. Food is great and staff is welcoming. I had a nice chat, a great pint (they have a good selection of draft beers and...More

Thank Catello L
L0nd0n2012, Owner at The Hoop and Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

Hi Catello delighted to here you enjoyed your visit so much and look forward to seeing you again next time you are in London ! Thanks for taking the time to post a review for us and happy travels Mike p.s. i love the Arancini...More

Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Nice set of beers. Big surprise was how many different places there are to sit and drink here. There is a terrace at the back and another area beyond in the square behind the pub then one level above was a nice terrace where I...More

Thank p4sta
L0nd0n2012, Owner at The Hoop and Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

Hello p4sta thanks for the review , i hope you had fun exploring the pub and you Ploughmans hit the spot mike p.s. we have toilets on the ground floor too - lots of people don`t notice them as theyv are tucked away ion the...More

Reviewed September 2, 2017

Plotting a tour of London pubs for friends, my wife visited a few days before. Lovely welcome. Barman helped the wife choose her gin & tonic, & couldn't have been more charming. My choice of ale was also very good; no trouble there. So intrigued...More

Thank dace520
L0nd0n2012, Owner at The Hoop and Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

Hi dace520 thanks for the lovely review and your dutiful vetting of the establishment for your friends who i am sure appreciated all your effort ! sadly , sometimes the choice of ale is restricted as our cellar is very small and we sell out...More

Reviewed August 23, 2017

We ordered a beef burger. After 30 minutes and a pub with only 3 tables to be served, we've got the burger... although it contained a slice of chicken. I then went back to the waitress asking to get it replaced: when - after another...More

Thank maxperga
L0nd0n2012, Owner at The Hoop and Grapes, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

Hi maxperga i am sorry you had such a bad experience mistakes sometimes happen , nonetheless it is very disappointing that the problem was not resolved to your satisfaction we have two nine tables on the ground floor , two outside areas as well as...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Farringdon Street, London EC4A 4BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7353 8808
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