We hope to reopen outside on 12 April in our Courtyard Garden and our Outside Pub benches.  These are now bookable online and as per government guidelines.


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: imperialarms@sky.com.

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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

May 2021 Update

Hi there Hope everyone is keeping safe and well and looking forward to some well deserved 'freedom'. A gentle reminder to those of you who enjoy our takeaway roasts, we have been selling out every week now for the past 6 weeks, so please get your preorder in asap so...

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March Update

Hi there At last some good news!  Hopefully also the way things are going, perhaps we may be able to open fully sooner, as the infection rate in our Borough of Bromley has really fallen.  Fingers crossed. So we open on Monday 12th April.  It's outside eating and...

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February Update

Hi there At last we have some clarity around re-opening! it's not ideal, considering we live in England and the weather could be inclement, but we do have new large gas heaters which will be outside the front of the pub and the garden has 4 new wall heaters also. We...

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