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The Birkbeck Tavern, Leyton - pub details

Birkbeck Tavern
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Address: 45, Langthorne Rd, London, E11 4HL [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 3403) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube station Leyton (0.3 miles)

Nearest train stations Leytonstone High Road (0.7 miles), Maryland (0.8 miles), Leyton Midland Road (1.1 miles)

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> Current user rating: 7.5/10 (rated by 42 users)
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An absolute classic. There aren''t many left like this gem. The beer garden is amazing. Go and see for yourself what I mean. 9/10
strangetorpor - 10 Sep 2017 17:57
I went in before a football match - maybe a bit too long before as it was almost empty but it did start to fill up.
Pretty basic boozer with 2 real ales on in fair nick and TV screens showing live football.
No frills
boblarkin - 14 Feb 2016 18:05
The archetypal London boozer. When you approach this pub and then step inside you know you are in a classic. Wonderful high ceilings and traditional unashamed Victoriana throughout. A giant wooden dart suspended above the oche! Several ales available and friendly staff. I gather this pub is registered as an Asset of Community Value, and as somebody who has been involved in campaigning I can see how it would be that kind of pub. Very much a community boozer but outsiders such as myself were still more than welcome. This is what London pubs are all about.
Richard_ReadingFC - 4 Nov 2015 10:49
Came in here on a Monday night. No food which was a little bit disappointing but the beer was in very condition, the barman a nice bloke with good taste in music, and the other locals no bother at all.

I am very happy to be less than a ten minute walk to this place - all the other pubs in the locale are mediocre at best. Looking forward to the next visit and to trying the food.

This is what local pubs are about and why it's important to use them or lose them.
supping_solicitor - 8 Jun 2015 22:41
Great backstreet boozer, with a lovely beer garden. Seemed to have a decent ale selection and they serve food, which, while I didn't eat, looked good from what I saw others eating.

Like the previous poster, I don't see this making a top-20 list in London, much less the UK, but its a great pub all the same and well worth a visit.
irishdrinker79 - 20 Apr 2015 12:38

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