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The Hemingway Public House

#993 of 1 339 Nightlife in London
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Great staff and atmosphere but let down by the food

We have visited many times over the past eighteen months but feel the food is going downhill... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
T3243LAheidim
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London, United Kingdom
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Underwhelmed

The pub crammed in far too many people for Sunday lunch - making it uncomfortable and unpleasant... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
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22 Feb 2018
“Great staff and atmosphere but let down by the food”
3 Dec 2017
“Underwhelmed”
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I have recently moved into the local area and we were on the look for a new local casual pub. Sadly this is not the place. We popped in with visiting friends for a “last” drink and were met by severely poor customer service by...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Really nice pub and would have become our local as Just moved to the area, but the bar staff are so rude and unfriendly. Such a shame as, it really is such a nice place but the bar staff really need to be trained in...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Appalling service, we were a large group who were treated in a really hostile manner by the rude management who were miffed that there were more of us than originally planned. They were more concerned with the customers that hadnt arrived yet than looking after...More

1  Thank fiona1dunn
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We have visited many times over the past eighteen months but feel the food is going downhill recently. The last three times have been disappointing. Sunday roast tasted like it had been heated from frozen and the baked Camembert (my previous favourite) has tasted odd...More

Thank T3243LAheidim
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The pub crammed in far too many people for Sunday lunch - making it uncomfortable and unpleasant. Having booked over a month in advance, I was surprised to be seated in the back in an uncharacterful room leading to the toilets. Despite having pre-arranged provisions...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are local to the pub and have visited on many an occasion yet I realised today I have never really appreciated the toilet as I perhaps should have. An utter joy to complete a void within. Clean, bright, spacious and great...More

Thank islamat
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Had a very good quality Sunday lunch with friends and family. Cosy English pub/restaurant and family orientated. Only thing that let the dining experience down was two of the serving girls, dont know whether they were struggling with hangovers but they struggled to smile and...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We had beef roast and it was excellent! they give you quite a big portion and meat was absolutely tender. Best around this area I think. Also inside is very cosy and great ambience.

Thank Crunchgizmo
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

The Hemingway has some mixed reviews; in my experience the bad ones are undeserved. This is a little-known East London gem that's worth the walk or bus from the nearest tube. It's a fine gastropub; go with friends for a loud, big open bar serving...More

Thank nicksaalfeld
Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

It's a fab pub in Hackney. The food is great & the little outdoor terrace is fun. Beautifully set-up indoors! Go, if you are in the neighbourhood next to Victoria Park.

Thank Zorro7770
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