Richard I, Greenwich - pub details
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|We have been going to the Richard I on and off for about 25 years and despite having to travel over from East London currently try to visit the pub once or twice a month. We did have misgivings when told that Young's were extensively refurbishing the premises, that the result would be yet another ruined pub.As I think I've commented previously - we were wrong. I fail to understand why certain customers now have a problem with the place. Yes, they've effectively built a restaurant at the back which has reduced the size of the garden, but as far as I can see the bar areas are the same size as they always were. Personally I don't much like the "battleship grey" colour scheme but what do I know? What I DO know is that the quality and choice of the five (?) real ales is always excellent - you'd have to look very hard to find a better pint of "Ordinary". If you prefer keg beers they always have an imaginative range. And finally, the service is always friendly and efficient. Still, there's no pleasing some people...|
DaveE6 - 3 Mar 2015 13:02
|Here we go .the list of disgruntled punters grows long may it continue. Tell you what folks get yourselves down to the plume of feathers you will not regret it.Check out the reviews if you don't believe me Just swerve this once truly great pub.Bloody shame on you youngs |
gpca - 2 Mar 2015 20:14
|Totally agree with the comments below. This used to be a great pub.|
Youngs have also destroyed The Clockhouse by Peckham Rye Park.
Pat_Bateman - 2 Mar 2015 10:24
|Here here to the comment below . You see folks I'm not the only one |
gpca - 2 Mar 2015 00:43
|Ths was one of my favourite pubs anywhere and had a fantastic front bar. The building is now unrecognisable , Youngs having virtually destroyed everything that made it enjoyable to visit in order to creat anothe gastro. I certainly wont be visiting again.|
In the last year three of my favourite pubs, the Richard 1, the Coborn in Mile End & the Bulls Head in Barnes (all Young's) have all been turned into gastro's with their internal architecture ripped out.
Youngs pulled out of brewing a few years ago, their sole interest pubs these days seems to be in selling food. Where will the Youngs tour of pub destruction arrive next.
hearson - 1 Mar 2015 18:30
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