The Pub is cosy, warm and inviting with two bars and dates back to 1787.

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The Exquisite Bistro & Function Room with a fantastic wine list, real ales…

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Sunday Roast available in the Pub, Bistro and Garden.

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Function Room Hire Chislehurst

The Bistro offers Private Function Hire throughout the year for up to 40 with a buffet or 24 as a sit down.  It has its own bar where we offer a quality selection of wines, beers, lagers & spirits. its perfect for Xmas celebrations, Birthdays, Christenings, Weddings, Wakes, etc.

For more information on booking The Bistro either for a meal or function, please call us on 020 3605 7899 or email us:

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The Imperial Arms, Old Hill, Chislehurst

The Imperial Arms is an outstanding Gastropub, Bistro and Function Room based in Chislehurst. It was refurbished to a very high standard by family member, Interior Designer, Martyn Lawrence Bullard and features in his TV programme Million Dollar Decorators.

The Pub is cosy, warm and inviting with two bars and dates back to 1787. The Library Bar and the Catherine Bar, named after the Mistress of Napoleon 111 who stayed here when he was exiled to Chislehurst in 1870. The Bistro is housed in the Original Coach House in the grounds of the Garden and this is available to hire for functions as well as being a restaurant from Thursday to Sunday.

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Latest News

Imperial Arms Pub & Courtyard Bistro has been awarded!

Congratulations on being named one of the best gastropubs in Chislehurst. You have an exceptional rating of 4.7 out of 5 based on 65 reviews from our site visitors! We are thrilled to have you on the Restaurantji list and want to help promote your achievement to 10...

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November Update

Hi there, Very excited to be putting up the Xmas decorations this week.  We hope to have them up by Friday, as its always a big job! As Xmas Eve is a Sunday this year, it's been a bit of a dilemma what to serve.  Several people have booked already and want a roast and...

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September 2023 Update

Hi there The brilliant Jack valentine is back in the Bistro this Thursday at 8pm, so please book your table asap if you would like to enjoy a fun evening of music and delicious food. Mercedes, an incredible singer who used to sing for us many years ago in the pub, is...

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