The Hermits Cave, Camberwell - pub details
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|There are some truly moany reviews below this one.|
Best pub by a mile in the area. Clientele matches the mixed nature of the area - students and professional boozers mixing happily.
Would be good if they could make the beer quality a bit more consistent though. My pint of Shrimpers two weeks ago was possibly the best pint of my life. Tonight a bit flat and a tiny bit sour.
But always the first choice for me locally.
Uncle_Gareth - 2 Nov 2013 22:43
|Best pub in Camberwell for me, small if solid line up of ales (Rudgate Ruby Mild was on a lot recently, lovely beer) and a good card of single malt too.|
Alright the decor could maybe be tarted up a bit but the service is always efficient and this is still a proper boozer that has a good mix of locals and lots of students from the arts college.
Not entirely sure what the previous poster is on about but for such a big fan of the Cadeleigh you'd think he'd be aware that Dermot sold up and the Cadeleigh was no more after June 2012.
Ruddles81 - 3 Aug 2013 23:14
|Used to be a great pub about 15 years ago. Now sadly lacking in atmosphere and students. |
Revisited with 7 people. Although we got a large round the landlord refused to provide free tap water to a friend with a kidney infection, thereby breaking the terms of the Licensing Act.
The landlord refused to discuss this or even dispense water to anyone else.
It is definitely not the best pub in Camberwell. The Bear and the Joiners nearby are both better nowadays. The best pub in the area is the Cadeleigh Arms on Shenley Road.
bringmethebeer - 5 Feb 2013 15:06
|Another pub in Camberwell that for some reason I have never visited, though its been here for as long as I can remember having grown up just down the road.|
Proper pub with regulars sat at the bar watching the horse racing on the tele which dominated the left hand side of the bar.
A fair few 'arty' types came in and left again without buying a drink. Pleasant pub without being intrusive.
4 ales on tap of which all but one from out of London and fairly unusual to see in this area without them being served in 'spoons pubs.
Tired looking leather sofas and a mish mash of seats but the fireplace is a stunning marble number and the fire is real and warm.
Really good selection of photographs on the walls of local shop keepers which is a really good touch.
Decent and honest pub.
lezford - 2 Dec 2012 00:16
|Pleasant enough pub, made better by beinag able to commandeer one of the comfy seating areas. Couple of ales available on Saturday.|
filf - 4 Mar 2012 15:46
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