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Quinn's, Camden

I was in here the other nite and heard the manager give out the most obnoxious abuse to a sweet old irish lady concerning the death of a friend. How this piece of twisted scum is allowed to carry on like this is beyond me.

25 Oct 2014 15:51

The Westport Inn, Kentish Town

Food is now served in Ryle's bread and butter with burgers and fries, battered haddock chips and mushy peas, pork scratchings with apple compote , mixed olives with focacia , etc they are now selling Amstel and Symonds.

25 Oct 2014 15:43

The Flowerpot, Camden

Sadly the scumbags from cross the road tried to demolish it without permission, they have been stopped by the council and thier application refused. Now they have a new plan which must be thwarted.They are called Ringleys and claim to be property lawyers , nobody should consult them as they are the lowest.

26 Jul 2014 04:09

The Hope and Anchor, Camden

This pub is closed and for sale , i doubt if any one wil want it apart from developers for conversion to flats.

26 Jul 2014 03:58

Annies Bar, Kentish Town

After a short spell as Hoot n' Annies this bar is now up for renewal of lease 90000 per annum is the asking price .

26 Jul 2014 03:43

Crown and Goose, Camden

this place is now a heap of rubble having been demolished.

19 Jul 2014 03:31

The Alma, Newington Green

this lovely pub now has 3 real ales , 2 real ciders and aspall for the keggies. there is a wonderful range of bourbons including Elijah Craig and Eagle Rock. Lee and James are a great management team and i wish them well for the future. The film and music quotes are superb, WC Fields, Mae West and Groucho Marx are the best .

5 May 2014 23:21

The Westport Inn, Kentish Town

This wonderful old pub has been brought into the 21st century with a complete overhaul and name change , it is now called the Bluebell and serves three real ales , Portobello Market Porter was in superb condition when i tried it yesterday there are about 12 craft ales including Anchor , Budvar, Freedom and Liefmans on tap plus a good choice of bottles and artisenal spirits. Food will be served as soon as poss.

4 May 2014 04:14

The Gloucester Arms, Kentish Town

This pub has been closed down and a planning application has been made to demolish and build new houses on site.

27 Oct 2013 22:18

O'Reilly's, Kentish Town

My information is that this place has been bought by the local brewery who doubtless will turn it into an overpriced crap beer joint,

27 Oct 2013 22:11

Tommy Flynn's, Camden

Well there has been another name change it's now called the Beatrice and sells real ale , back in time it was a charrington pub called the Princess Beatrice much used by the Irish of Camden then the big beer co that owned it decided to make it an O'neills run by a bunch of aussies , after several name changes it now appears to be run by spanish speeking people it has Fullers London Pride, Old Hooky and Kozel on draft, a little pricey but it is clean.

9 Sep 2013 01:37

The Lord Wolseley, Islington

At this moment in time the 10 cask ales include 6 from Tiny Rebel plus 2 from Kent with the promise of the full range of Redemption to come , Superb ! Sipsmith summer cup is the perfect cold drink for the current warm spell. Something for everyone.

18 Aug 2013 15:16

The George Orwell, Islington

this pub just keeps getting better, 3 cask ales, 1 cask cider, 10 malt whiskies, 4 japenese plus a great range of craft beers - Lagunnitas, Saison Dupont, Pavel Kwak, Brooklyn lager, Bruges Zot, De Molen, Flying Dog, Rogue, Anchor and Magic Rock. For lovers of the more Exotic there is Sipsmith gin, Belvedere vodka and Old Rip van Winkle Bourbon. this place is the best on Essex rd.

18 Aug 2013 14:55

The Wenlock Arms, Hoxton

i attended the grand reopening of this well established pub . There has been a vast improvement with a complete clean up removing all of the old dirt and clutter and the terrible staff , gone is the old piano and the filthy net curtains , there is now comfortable seating all round the pub with new stools at the bar and the doors on the side where the beer menu used to be are now opened allowing more air to enter. The toilets are now downstairs and are so much cleaner than before the stink is gone. There are seats outside on windsor terrace so the photograph at the top of this page will need changing. 10 real ales from Adnams, Dark Star, Windsor and Eton, Clarence and Fredericks ,Franklins, Hackney ,By the Horns , Portobello and Sambrooks were the selection at time of writing. There are more in the cellar i was told, hopefully these new owners will succede , i also reccomend there hot dogs and the fact that the London Drinker magazine was available .

4 Jun 2013 16:34

The Pineapple, Kentish Town

This pub is the current Camra pub of the year for North London and is in the Good Beer Guide 2013. They usally have ales from Adnams, Cottage , Kingstone, Redemption and Dark Star . It is a pub to visit if you are in the vicinity.

20 Feb 2013 23:47

The Junction Tavern, Kentish Town

Have that the current owner is leaving in March, new owner might be an improvement on the stuck up attitude that pervades. It can only get better.

20 Feb 2013 23:38

Grand Union, Kentish Town

This crap bar is long gone ,it's now a restaurant called Pizza West seems to get more people.

20 Feb 2013 23:32

The George Orwell, Islington

this has now been renamed the Hop and Glory and serves an exellant choice of 4 real ales including Dark Star , Redemption and others.
They also have the superb De Moelen on keg plus others .

18 Dec 2012 20:47

The Drum, Walthamstow

Great choice of ales served by nice bar staff in a very pleasant atmosphere , probaly the best spoon in east london and easy to see why it's in the good beer guide .

28 Oct 2012 12:08

Baxter's Court, Hackney

attended the current beer festival here , great staff and good service .one of the better spoons.

28 Oct 2012 11:59

The Cock Tavern, Hackney

This pub is superb the Howling Hops are simply wonderful and the bar staff are amazing , definetly the pub to go in Hackney.

28 Oct 2012 11:55

The Pineapple, Kentish Town

Well the halloween beer festival is on right now , the beers are being served in the wonderful back yard , sadly the weather is not getting into it freezing cold and frequent showers but never mind the ales are superb . 26 ranging from mild at 3.4 to porter at 6.5 plus 3 ciders and 2 perries .It finishes tomorrow so get there now .

28 Oct 2012 11:45

The Nobody Inn, Newington Green

This pub has been revamped and renamed it's now called the dissenting assembly which is named after the nearby unitarian church ,stupid name for a pub if you ask me. They sell Dark Star Hophead and King's Lanes ale .

30 Sep 2012 01:59

The Grafton Arms, Kentish Town

Attended the official launch last nite , an interesting pub run by a lovely young couple with a very effecient manager . It has a large island bar with a coffee machine and a display cabinet for hot snacks neither of which appeared to be in use as yet .Six real ales on offer Landlord , two from Adnams and three locales .I had the Hackney best bitter which was superb , London Fields and ELB were also on offer .For lager drinkers Camden town Helles and Estrella Damm were the alternatives to the three mainstream available .Draft Guiness and Symonds cyder were the others on keg .Bottled beers from Camden Town , Brewdog, Brooklyn, Sam Adams , Goose Island and Modelo were available . Soft drinks for the designated driver included Fentimans and Bottle Green . A good selection there was also wines and spirits and Pipers crisps . The only thing i could find slightly wrong was the fact that the bar was too highly polished allowing your drink to slide away from you this can be easily rectified though. There were well over 150 people at the opening but the eight bar staff were coping helped by three very large doormen . The clientele were a mixture of locals and young trendies , two senior members of North London CAMRA were seen at the bar . The scotch eggs and pork pies were most enjoyable i think this is an improvment on the previous incarnation , it's now just called the Grafton.

29 Sep 2012 16:24

Grand Union, Kentish Town

This appalling piece of crap is thankfully now closed and gutted , it is due to reopen as a pizza place .

22 Aug 2012 14:50

Howl at the Moon, Hackney

This is a wonderful pub under it's present owners , the beer range is interesting and a recent festival sold out on it's 2nd day out of 3.It has just been placed in the 2013 CAMRA Good Beer Guide due to be published in four weeks time . Try to visit if you are in the area .

22 Aug 2012 14:39

The Cock Tavern, Hackney

This is a fantastic pub 10 real ales 6 real ciders and a range of craft beers with the only lager being Camden Town Helles . The local beers are brewed in the basement and are very good two were on offer when i visitied . The staff are really friendly . Well worth a visit.

30 Jul 2012 20:48

The Study, Holloway

The Herbert Chapman is now closed and for sale as whatever so it may cease to be a pub.

18 Jul 2012 14:44

The Lamb, Highbury

This pub is now called the Lamb and is selling real ale, i had a lovely pint of Hackney Best , the guy behind the bar was very pleasant.
For those of you who are not real ale drinkers there is a fine selection of non mainline beers on offer including Camden town and Brewdog . The cider offer is Harry Sparrow from Aspall, lager drinkers can have Budvar or Meantime . The largest selection is bottled from the UK, USA, Germany , Australia, Singapore and Namibia. A vast improvement on previous incarnations, i shall certainly be returning.

18 Jul 2012 14:28

The Murray, Camden

It is now a branch of the convienince store chain NISA local .

12 Jul 2012 00:20

The Flowerpot, Camden

This place has finally been closed down by the police , let us hope that whoever takes it over will make it a place where heroes can sit and drink .

10 Nov 2011 15:27

The Black Heart, Camden

This pub has a interesting range of beers , two real ales which change regulary , at the moment they have Redemption with Dark Star and Magic Rock soon to come . They also have a real cider from Westons with Stowford Press on keg. For lager drinkers they have the local Camden town plus Paulaner. There are two wheat beers and a selection of mostly US bottled beers. The clintele are mostly young .

6 Sep 2011 02:26

The Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak

This pub has only been open for 1.75 years and already has been voted London cider pub of the year , North London CAMRA branch pub of the year and now Greater London pub of the year . For a pub to be this popular so quick is testament to it's good food ale and cider, what more could you want ?

1 Sep 2011 05:10

The Colonel Fawcett, Camden

This pub has now reopened and has been renamed the Colonel Fawcett , he was the last man to die in a duel in england fought in this very pub where they say his ghost still walks . They have a vast display of gin and 4 real ales plus continental lagers . It's a large room with a set of decks in one corner . There is seating outside for smokers with a cover for the rain .

1 Sep 2011 04:50

Bartok, Chalk Farm

Has recently reopened as a rocknroll bar serving hot dogs , coffee, genuine Czech lager ,Pilsner Urquell on draft , Budvar in bottles ,plus real ale and cider . With a late licence and space to dance to the fab jukebox sounds this could become the new inplace in camden .It's now called Joe's.

1 Sep 2011 04:27

The Flowerpot, Camden

this dump is now called Heroes but has got worse.

26 Aug 2011 23:08

Bartok, Chalk Farm

currently closed but due to reopen in time for the bank holiday, with a new name the Duke.

26 Aug 2011 23:00

The Pineapple, Kentish Town

this pub recently had a super festival featuring some fab ales .Until June 14 it is CAMRA pub of the year being replaced by a nearby pub the Southampton , on May 17 it's being visitied by the local branch so get along and join your fellow ale drinkers .

12 May 2011 12:56

The Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak

Am reliably informed that this will be an entry in the 2012 Good Beer Guide , quite rightly so. 10 real ales and 8 real ciders , it's on the short list for Camra pub of the year 2011.

23 Mar 2011 23:43

The Glass Works, Angel, Islington

Well this is now just a wetherspoons instead of a lloyds no1 but it is still crap , the worst spoon in the borough of Islington .

10 Nov 2010 20:55

The 3 Lions, Camden

This pub is now renamed Slatterys , this being the name of the licencee.

8 Nov 2010 11:31

The Vine, Kentish Town

This pub is currently on the market for two million pounds , it will probaly be bought by a developer , demolished and rebuilt as two blocks of apartments , which would be okay .

1 Oct 2010 17:31

The Beaconsfield, Harringay

This pub is appalling the service is diabolical , the staff are just one step above retard , they bar people for nothing and the CAMRA man has stopped delivering the newspaper.

22 Sep 2010 15:39

The Oakdale Arms, Harringay

This pub is scheduled to close in November, but it's not worth a visit , just let it die in peace.

22 Sep 2010 15:31

The Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak

Just 3 weeks to go for all cider drinkers as on monday July 26 this pub receives the CAMRA London cider pub of the year award . As well as 8 ciders they also have 7 real ales usually including one from Williams Bros of Alloa , at the moment it's Midnight Sun a wonderful stout at 5.6 % , they also have Brentwood and Red Squirrel , so it's well worth a visit .

6 Jul 2010 14:42

The Wenlock Arms, Hoxton

Sadly i do know , maybe one of the owners is continuing in the trade but the pub is for sale , an offer of 1.2 million has been made , developers wish to buy the entire site including the industrial units next door . If some of you think this is just a rumour then look for the advert in the London Drinker which you will not find and then ask yourselves why are they not advertising .

10 Jun 2010 16:43

The Crescent, Mornington Crescent

This place is now called the Lyttleton arms after the late jazz musician Humphrey Lyttleton , it is a vastly improved pub with 5 real ales priced between 3 and 3.40 a pint , an interesting selection of draft and bottled lagers including brooklyn and sierra nevada , the cider selection could be better and i have yet to eat there but first impressions are favorable . Will return next week .

5 Jun 2010 15:02

The Baring, Hoxton

Went here for the first time recently , was pleasantly suprised by the quality of the ales on offer and the lovely welcome . It's not actually in the back end of nowhere and is easily accessed by the 271 bus . will return .

5 Jun 2010 14:49

The Northgate, Islington

Have heard that this pub is now in administration , not suprising , it's not my kind of place.

5 Jun 2010 14:43

Lord Clyde, Canonbury

This pub is in the Good Beer Guide and rightly so , their recent ale festival was very good with 12 on stillage and 3 on hand pump . Dark Star stood out , must try to go there again soon .

5 Jun 2010 14:38

The Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak

This fine pub has just been voted CAMRA london cider pub of the year , a worthy reward indeed as it has not been open for six months yet . The Millwhites Rum Cask is one of the best , let us hope it comes back soon .

5 Jun 2010 14:21

The Old Fountain, Old Street

The recent ale festival was superb , the Marble Ginger and Dark Star Victorian Ruby Mild were the best with the Boggart Rum Porter and Marble Chocolate also worthy of mention . The owner and staff did well .

5 Jun 2010 14:11

The Hercules Tavern, Holloway

This pub is now closed, let us hope that someone can get it free of tie as this is the only way to make a profit here.

5 Jun 2010 13:58

The Holloway, Holloway

This place is constantly closed and perhaps should be permanent .

5 Jun 2010 13:53

The Wenlock Arms, Hoxton

As of now this pub is on the market, so all of you that want to change it get your cheque books out. Both of the co owners want to retire so here is a chance for an entrepeneur to make some wonga.

15 May 2010 20:31

The Pineapple, Kentish Town

Recently attended the Easter beer festival , a great time was had by all present . The ale selection had something for all tastes with the Derventio Cleopatra being the most popular . Thanks must go to the superb manager who did an excellant job , the snacks were ace and the vibe was cool . The ladies in my company were impressed by the southern gentleman standing at the bar whose superb knowledge of English ales was astounding .

5 Apr 2010 13:53

The Doric Arch, Euston

Went there last week and had 1845 on draft , a sensual experiance . Staff were excellant as always , thanks Steve for the carrier , got it all the way home then it broke in the living room , absolutely perfect .

5 Apr 2010 13:33

The Three Crowns, Old Street

This pub is closed and scheduled for demolition no sad loss.

19 Feb 2010 04:30

The Old Fountain, Old Street

This is one of the best pubs in London, the quality and service are superb . If all pubs were like this then this would be a better place.

19 Feb 2010 04:28

Quinn's, Camden

They are open until midnight sun to wed and 2am thur to sat. They have recently undergone a massive price hike , Greene King Abbot is now 3.60 a pint and the bottled belgian ales are 4. Service is variable but it is still one of the more pleasant pubs of Camden.

19 Feb 2010 04:21

The Old Ale Emporium, Harringay

This pub keeps getting better , the other night they had Adnams Gunhill , Brains SA and Wadworth Bishops Tipple alongside the London Pride . I witnessed the man from Camra putting them into the next edition of the Good Beer Guide . Congratulations to Dave and Hazel on this achievement as well as having the Cask Marque. Keep on chooglin .

11 Feb 2010 16:21

The Prince Albert, Camden

As well as Twickenham ales they are now stocking the brews from the new Redemption brewery in Tottenham. Obviously if you have a brewery beggining with a T and ending with ham they will sell it .

4 Feb 2010 01:32

The Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak

This is an interesting little pub with 7 real ales and 8 real ciders .They have something called Sacred Gin distilled in Highgate.It seems to be concentrating on local products with an eclectic music selection all on vinyl plus an old johanna in the corner .It is most certainly a pub you should get along to.

4 Feb 2010 01:25

The White Swan, Islington

This is another vastly improved pub , the real ale selection is superb and the food quality is very good . Chris is a great manager and Grace is definetly the best looking barmaid in islington .

23 Nov 2009 07:39

The Spread Eagle, Camden

This is a vastly improved pub with six real ales , Youngs Bitter, Special, Winter warmer, Wells Bombardier and St Austell Tribute plus a guest . The bar was packed at eight on a weekday which is good , all of the ales were drinkable and i noticed they had Perroni for the lager lovers alongside the usual crap.

23 Nov 2009 07:28

The Doric Arch, Euston

Dont know what millhouse is on about you can get London Pride almost anywhere but the fabulous ESB is hard to find as is HSB .The range of real ales is good enough and you can get London Porter on tap , also the babe that runs it is great .

7 Nov 2009 18:04

The Coronet, Holloway

As usual this pub had all 12 pumps serving festival ales , i have yet to try them all the polish plum beer is absolutely fab , look forward to a visit on monday when i intend to try the perry . Dave and Dan are to be congratulated on their grand job as always.

7 Nov 2009 17:56

The Old Ale Emporium, Harringay

Well finally this great pub has been recognised , CAMRA north london have voted it as the Autumn Pub of the Season , the presentation will take place on the 1st Tuesday in October .
The pub will be pub of the season for Autumn 2009 and Winter 2010 , being replaced the 1st Tuesday in March by the spring /summer pub of the season . Congratulations are due to Dave and Hazel for all their hard work , the selection of real ale has been excellant this year , the bar is roomy and airy with one of the best outside smoking areas, the music selection is fantastic and the whole thing is rounded off with the presence of the lovely Becky and Emma two of the nicest girls behind the bar in North London . If you have not already visitied this fine establishment then do so while the weather is good, you won't be disappointed .

24 Jul 2009 13:44

The Prince Albert, Camden

They have just had a very nice beer festival featuring eight ales , three bitters , three golden ales, a wheat beer and a porter . The Kentish Reserve was superb as was Dr John's Panacea and the Orange Wheat beer . The toilets are probaly the best in Camden .

20 Jul 2009 14:19

The 3 Lions, Camden

This bar contains the real people of the area not the pseudo trendies who have ruined most of camden's pubs . The beer is reasonably priced Guiness and lager being the main sellers . The pool table is very popular and there is a fabulous juke box .

6 Jul 2009 13:10

The Doric Arch, Euston

A great pub well run with good beer at affordable prices , i am pleased the HSB and the ESB are permanent . Steve does a superb job in the cellar , Zaf is one of the most likeable managers in central London . Long may they continue .

2 Jul 2009 14:18

The Calthorpe Arms, Holborn

Since it's merger with wells , youngs have been adding guest ales to thier pubs and i am pleased to say this pub is serving St Austell Tribute , a fine ale indeed . The food here is also fine . Probaly the best pub in bloomsbury .

27 Jun 2009 13:11

The Garden Ladder, Harringay

This is one of only two pubs on green lanes that serve drinkable ale at affordable prices . The Directors is in superb condition as is the young irish girl that runs the place . They stock the Full pint and the London Drinker as does the other pub .When on green lanes pop into both pubs the other one of course is the Old Ale Emporium

27 Jun 2009 12:59

The Old Ale Emporium, Harringay

This is the best pub on green lanes without a doubt , totally unpretenious warm and inviting. the real ale selection is good in fact it is on the short list for autumn pub of the season . The full pint and london drinker are always available , the landlord and staff are excellant i shall be visiting again very soon .

26 May 2009 15:43

North Nineteen, Holloway

Went there for the launch of the ale & whisky bar , a great nite the beers 6 of them were superb , the house beers Skinners Betty Stogs and Fullers ESB with 4 guests ranging from Theakstons Mild to Nethergate Old Growler plus bitters from Skinners & Loddon. They were also serving Purity Pure Gold in the main bar.The barbecue was very good with excellant burgers .Tony and son did well behind the bar aided by a hot springbok .The whiskeys will have to wait till another day , i did notice a wonderful selection of malts and irish , but after ESB one cannot handle them . Prices are 2.90 a pint with a 40p discount for members , a welcome addition to the area . More people need to find this pub it could become the Wenlock of N19. A former Camra pub of the season highly commended by the two who know .

13 Apr 2009 15:20

Quinn's, Camden

This pub has improved of late , the Mexican barman is good , if they got rid of the arrogant canadian it would be even better .The bottled German beers are a good selection now that Dominic is well and back behind the bar .

7 Apr 2009 20:51

The Bree Louise, Euston

Congratulations are in order now that it has been voted North London Camra pub of the year . Craig runs a good pub with a different beer selection than most .

7 Apr 2009 20:41

The Duke of Hamilton, Hampstead

This pub was recently used for the launch of the Hampstead and Highgate real ale pubs guide from CAMRA , the landlord gave us London Pride , ESB and Adnams Oyster Stout were also available , the samosa's and sausages were divine and i know that a certain young lady enjoyed the cashew nuts . Richard did a good job and i look forward to returning in the spring . The guide will be on sale for 2 at the London Drinker next week.

13 Mar 2009 15:01

The Coronet, Holloway

great news , real ale is now just 1.79 a pint , with Sailor Jerry at 2.29 for a double plus ginger ale , this is the pub to be in Dont forget the next festival it starts on the 15th of April..

13 Mar 2009 14:47

The Old Ale Emporium, Harringay

Well the renovation is now complete , the pub looks fantastic very open and wellcoming, the outdoor smoking area is one of the best in north london . The beer range is Deuchars IPA and London Pride with 2 guests from the cellarman's reserve .Lagers include Becks Vier and Staropramen with Erdinger in bottles.Both the Full Pint and the London Drinker were available for discerning readers . Definetly the place to go on Green Lanes.

14 Feb 2009 17:06

The Doric Arch, Euston

Whenever i go to this there are always 4 guest ales , Summer lightning seems to be a permanent guest , with Centurions Ghost p retty frequent as is Landlord . They are all great beers so who's complaining , as for the food if you want haute cuisine and other foriegn crap then go to the Somers Town Coffee House and enjoy , some people actually like proper english pub grub and are looking forward to the forthcoming festival .The service is always quick and the staff are very quick especially Steve .

6 Nov 2008 15:43

The Old Ale Emporium, Harringay

Was pleased to hear Dave and Hazel are not going anywhere , they have 3 wonderful real ales and the lovely barmaids are so sweet . It is now up to the local Camra members to give them more support as both are themselves members .

6 Nov 2008 15:23

The Coronet, Holloway

This is the place to be right now, 12 pumps , 10 of them serving festival ales at 1.69 a pint . A great atmosphere fantastic staff all of whom speak english , great management team , groovy Dave , Trendy Dan, gorgeous Jane and big Matt. The only spoon in North London worth visiting if you are a real ale drinker, you'rel lucky if you can find 5 festival ales in some of the others. Get there before Nov 16 , dont miss out.

6 Nov 2008 15:13

The Old Kings Head, Holloway

It has now been renamed the Gaff and is back as a music pub ,they have the legendary UK Subs playing this weekend , should liven up the area . Also have Wells Bombardier on pump and a strange contraption dispencing Jaggermeister.

31 Oct 2008 15:12

The Toll Gate, Hornsey

They have now started the beer festival, great range of beer including titanic stout and the polish plum beer but sadly a lack of staff just 2 girls who could barely speak english. Next Tuesday the mighty Camra are visiting , let us hope the bar staff can understand them .

31 Oct 2008 14:59

The Duke of Hamilton, Hampstead

this pub has been in the Camra Good Beer Guide for 17 years , it's beer is the best in hampstead and Richard AKA woody 2 is one of the nicest landlords i have met .. Last night was a Camra night and we enjoyed Wickwar Station Porter at a great price.This is a true community pub and long may it continue.

8 Oct 2008 16:48

The Lord Palmerston, Dartmouth Park

This pub is now in the Good Beer Guide , the Broadside is superb and the Sharps is well worth trying . A great area for drinking with the Star just up a bit and the Junction down the road apiece.

2 Oct 2008 15:34

The Junction Tavern, Kentish Town

Well young Nick has gone back to frogland i am sure all the regulars wish him well. The Tring beers are super, just eight days now to the next festival .

2 Oct 2008 15:25

The Angel, Angel, Islington

Went here last weekend and there were 6 guest ales , ranging from 3.7 to 4.8, there was something for everyone including porter lovers. this pub is slowly improving .

29 Sep 2008 03:30

The Angel, Angel, Islington

Went here last weekend and there were 6 guest ales , ranging from 3.7 to 4.8, there was something for everyone including porter lovers. this pub is slowly improving .

29 Sep 2008 03:30

The William IV, Islington

This is the perfect pub for a pit stop en route to the Wenlock, Black Sheep and Landlord are two of england's finest . Have seen a few Camra types in there so the beer quality is obviously okay.

18 Sep 2008 14:16

The Bree Louise, Euston

Have never felt rushed to leave , staff have always been polite . The Whippet seires of Cottage beers are excellant .

12 Sep 2008 07:48

The Old Kings Head, Holloway

This pub is closed for a refit, am told it will reopen as a goth/metal pub run by the same guy who had it a year or so ago, this is definetly good news .

28 Aug 2008 17:50

The Calthorpe Arms, Holborn

This is a great pub serving four real ales , proper english food at reasonable prices, fish and chips , sausages, pies and sandwiches. Friendly staff and well manered clientele. Equal distance from Kings Cross and Holborn , buses 17, 45 and 46 stop right outside .

28 Aug 2008 17:37

The Coronet, Holloway

Wetherspoons have just increased most of their prices, real ale is now 1.99 a pint , can anyone remember when all pubs charged this . The Oakham ales are now finished it's back to the current guest list Loddon Ferryman's Gold is the first one with more great beers to follow , go there this weekend and enjoy. By the way Mr Finsbury James , Wenger is Arsenal not Tottenham.

14 Aug 2008 13:51

The Old Ale Emporium, Harringay

The pub is currently being renovated to include an outside covered smoking area . It is still open during the renovation with no disruption to drinkers , the Landlord was in superb condition last night and well worth drinking . Dave and his lovely barmaids are to be congratulated for managing under these circumstances.

14 Aug 2008 13:38

The Bree Louise, Euston

The beer selection here is wonderful, at the special price for CAMRA members it's even better. The polish barmaids are the most attractive and best dressed in the area. Do not miss out on this fantastic pub.

17 Jul 2008 17:49

Spaniards Inn, Hampstead Heath

I found the recent comments rather negative and not called for , visiting last night with a group of real ale drinkers i found the selection was very good, they had IPA, Pride, Adnams and Harveys plus two guest ales . They also had a cider and a perry both from the cask , the selection of lagers were all imported and they had the wonderful Sierra Nevada pale ale on draft . there was a selection of bottled beers that rivaled many a west end pub and all reasonbly priced. This is in the Good Beer Guide and rightly so.

25 Jun 2008 15:19

The Junction Tavern, Kentish Town

Well the beer festival is over , we will have to wait three months for the next one . Last weekend was good , i liked the Old Moor Porter, the Polar Eclipse, the Lakeland Gold and the Lincolnshire Imp. Congratulations to Jackie and Chris for a great festival. Last night was the presentation of the North London CAMRA pub of the year award given to chris by John Cryne the chairman of the branch . Some 25 members and numerous drinkers greatly enjoyed themselves drinking Hopscotch with BOB and the Village Idiot while avoiding the Summer Lightning eating olives. The rain came after 11 with great ferocity.

28 May 2008 18:31

The Swan and Edgar, Marylebone

Nine of us visitied here , one of our group a european was attacked by a foul mouthed local who then verbally abused all of us , we left leaving just three people in the pub . If the management prefer one local to a group of nine who would have stayed for a second pint then they can go bancrupt with pleasure. I will certainly never return and will inform all my drinking buddies to avoid .

7 May 2008 23:26

Ye Olde White Bear, Hampstead

Went there for the first time this year on Tuesday, had Saltaire Amarillo Gold and Coach house Cheshire Gold , was impressed by the quality and the service . The young German barmaid was ace . I will be going there again in June .

1 May 2008 17:16

The Junction Tavern, Kentish Town

i had the last half of the Nelson Loose Cannon on Tuesday and it was brilliant , it was replaced in five minutes by the Trafalgar bitter which was also great . The brewery is actually the old Flagship brewery with a new name . After all the good Cornish beers it's nice to have some Kentish beers . Looking forward to the end of the month when they have the beer festival . It is much closer to Tuffnell Park tube than Kentish Town about five mins walk. If you are not in a hurry and like me prefer the bus to the subway than the 134 {northbound} stops right outside the pub. Dont forget after the festival finishes on Tuesday May 27 the pub is receiving it's pub of the year award from CAMRA. It's gonna be a great week and a fitting reward for the excellant lanlords , management and staff for making it such a superb pub.

1 May 2008 16:56

The Coronet, Holloway

without a doubt the best spoon in north london, the beer festival was a fabulous success , all of the beers were superb as was the food . A pint of polish plum beer plus roast pork ,apple sauce , roast potatoes , carrots, peas, brocoli and gravy for 5.99 , need i say more.

15 Apr 2008 13:01

The White Swan, Islington

This is a vastly improved pub with better service and nine of the ten pumps serving festival ale .

3 Apr 2008 14:32

The Coronet, Holloway

The Wetherspoons real ale festival is happening right now with 11 of the 12 pumps serving festival ales .The 3 glasses for the price of a pint is a good deal. The Polish plum beer is very moorish as is the german St Georgen Brau,the staff are to be congratulated for the handling of the event.

3 Apr 2008 14:23

The Junction Tavern, Kentish Town

The pub has just been voted pub of the year by the north london branch of the campaign for real ale, it beat four other strong competitors .

18 Mar 2008 13:42

The Junction Tavern, Kentish Town

they are having a cornish month at this moment in time, featuring beers from Skinners, Sharps , St Austell and Wooden Hand . If you have not already done so try the Wooden Hand they are great .

17 Feb 2008 23:27

The Coronet, Holloway

Beer and a burger now cost 4.49 still great value. They are just finishing another Oakham beer festival , this one included the fab Black hole porter rarely seen plus the new Delirium, oblivion, the Duchess , inferno and Attila. This is the best spoon in north london an entry in the GBG , autumn pub of the season 2007 and real ale at 1.79 a pint.

17 Feb 2008 23:20

The Old Ale Emporium, Harringay

A great little pub with a friendly landlord , a pleasant jukebox , attractive barmaids and real ale , the Adnams Broadside was superb .

6 Feb 2008 19:30

The Bree Louise, Euston

This great pub has recently been given a makeover and is now larger with more seating and a new carpet. I am reliably informed that north london branch of campaign for real ale have voted it pub of the season. There are at least 8 ales on tap with more to come .

22 Jan 2008 11:55

The York, Islington

A good range of ales 5 in all but only 2 bar staff for approx 90 people.

23 Nov 2007 15:18

The Charles Lamb, Angel, Islington

An immensely crowded little pub , beer range was good and 70% of bar were eating.

23 Nov 2007 15:14

The Prince Albert, Camden

having recently eaten here i can say the food was of good quality and reasonably priced. the real ale was excellant but somewhat expensive .

22 Nov 2007 13:34

The Rat and Parrot, Camden

the rat and parrot no longer exists, it is now an indian restaurant called mazala zone.

22 Nov 2007 13:22

The Penderel's Oak, Holborn

This pub still shows football in the basement bar.
An entry in the Good Beer Guide for the last 5 years.

19 Oct 2007 19:30

The Junction Tavern, Kentish Town

Dont have a clue what the last contributor is saying, the bosses have been the same for more than two years, the managers are all very nice and good at the job ,have never found any of them brusque or impolite. I can only presume that mr matthews is the owner or manager of a rival bar and wants to turn people off of going to the junction,ignore him .

28 Jul 2007 15:56

Quinn's, Camden

hook norton hooky gold is the current guest, there are 55 belgian and dutch beers plus 31 german , that is enough for most people .

16 Jul 2007 14:22

The Coronet, Holloway

This is the best spoon in north london, a new entry in the 2007 GBG and i am told it will be in the 2008 guide, camra recently voted it the pub of the season. There is tobe a beer festival starting on the 23rd of july. So be there then for an oakham event.

6 Jul 2007 18:45

The Dolphin Tavern, Bloomsbury

Visitied the other night the Adnams explorer was superb, a great little pub with a quiet feel about it.

23 Jun 2007 02:46

The Calthorpe Arms, Holborn

This has been voted pub of the year by the north london branch of CAMRA, it is a very good youngs pub serving good food in a pleasant atmosphere.

11 Jun 2007 16:09

The Old Kings Head, Holloway

recently reopened under new ownership, opens until 2am friday and saturday with rock music.has good seating, reasonably priced food,2 real ales and a super fruit machine.

26 Apr 2007 18:12

The NW1, Camden

a vastly improved pub the old parkway bar was a dive, you now have youngs bitter at 2.40 a pint in much better condition than the spreadeagle, wonderful afordable thai food lunch ,starter and main course for just 5 pounds. i saw the local camra guy in there, thats a good sign.

26 Apr 2007 17:51

Quinn's, Camden

mauldons cuckoo and skinners cornish knocker are the current guests, sadly the andechs doppelbock is finished.

19 Apr 2007 18:31

The Wenlock Arms, Hoxton

amazing selection of real ale the elvedon stout was superb as was the old bb, steve always manages to order great beers. the enchanting holly smiles sweetly behind the bar ,what more could you ask for.

19 Apr 2007 18:24

The Bree Louise, Euston

adnams broadside was on yesterday, a great beer. next week the st georges beer festival begins on monday, on tuesday the mighty camra will be visiting in the evening.

19 Apr 2007 18:15

The Junction Tavern, Kentish Town

sadly tom has left the pub , however jess, sinead and stuart are very competent and i'm sure we all look forward to the 4th of may. at this moment in time beers from cornwall are on, sharps and skinners , yeah.

19 Apr 2007 18:08

The Euston Flyer, Euston

t he london porter was replaced by gales festival mild, i had the last pint on tuesday , they are now selling ipa. as regards recent comments wetherspoons are cheap, as for the mice i can remember when i counted 14 in the head of steam, it's the building work at st pancras which has disturbed them.

19 Apr 2007 17:59

The Somerstown Coffee House, Euston

this is a great food pub , the platters are superb, wonderful pate fine dips and fries that are divine. the french gal is well cute it is not a suprise that CAMRA used it to launch there new guide as the bombardier is excellant.

8 Mar 2007 00:23

Quinn's, Camden

The pub now has great guest ales on draught, so far they have had otter ale, wickwar rite flanker, strathleven claverhouse, o hanlons yellow hammer and cotleigh kookaburra , the next one is triple fff moondance. This makes a great addition to the fab bottles so get drinking.

8 Mar 2007 00:13

The Gatehouse, Highgate

a great pub for highgate 9 real ales,the skinners ,B&Tand moorhouses were the best. food was highly recommended especially the ham egg and chips. quick table clearance.

2 Feb 2007 01:36

The Junction Tavern, Kentish Town

This is definetly one of the best real ale pubs in london, camra rated in the good beer guide for 4 years. jacky is one of the best real ale landladies in london, so someone dosent like nethergate ales ,personal ale choice should not be a reason to critisize a pub. Tom and Sinead are doing a great job, there are 3 wooden hand ales at the moment all good, plus deuchars as the house beer so get down and rock, Richard Hawley as background was superb.

31 Jan 2007 13:08

The Bree Louise, Euston

Went here tonight, great beer selection, adnams and harveys bitters,archers golden,caledonian great scot and the wonderful adnams tally ho. service was good, atmosphere was too, all in all a good night.

24 Jan 2007 02:40

Quinn's, Camden

A great new range of bottled beers, wonderful to have kevin back, he is such a fab guy to discuss the beers with , watch out for the american guy who never seems to drink anything less than 6% abv yet still remains totally coherent after 5 or 6 bottles.

22 Jan 2007 14:46

The Dover Castle, Marylebone

A great pub to go on a saturday night, an iteresting group at the bar especially a fab eastender with a walking stick , think he was called bob . An excellant barman good service, wonderful to find taddy porter and imperial stout.

22 Jan 2007 14:35

The Pineapple, Kentish Town

We hired the conservatory the other night and the service was superb. Great bar snacks especially the chilli dip. Beer range is average but for an area where the nearest pubs serve bass and greene king the selection is perfect. Sandwiched between the junction and the oxford on a not easy to find back st it is good enough.

19 Jan 2007 08:16

The Oxford, Kentish Town

This is a great addition to an area which already has the junction tavern and the pineapple. The beer was superb especially the grand union ,itchen valley and brakespears were also on offer. The service was excellant, no complaints.

17 Jan 2007 11:38

The Coronet, Holloway

yNow is a good time to visit as the sale is still on,at the moment you can get a pint of real ale plus a great burger and fries for 3.49. Hurry the sale ends on wednesday

15 Jan 2007 19:11

The Junction Tavern, Kentish Town

Superb beer quality as always, Tom is one of the best real ale barmen in london ,always serves a perfect pint. Visit here very soon for a truly great ale experiance.

15 Jan 2007 19:00

The Euston Flyer, Euston

Went the other night the football was on ,it was abit on the noisy side but the beer from the cottage brewery made up for it.

11 Jan 2007 23:37

The Jerusalem Tavern, Clerkenwell

Paid my first visit of the year this week, the mild was superb, Dan was his usual happy self and the clientele were as intelligent and sociable as always.Sadly the chef was ill so there was no great nosh available but who cares .

11 Jan 2007 23:30

Quinn's, Camden

H.aving used this as my local for many years, I am well used to the behaviour of the quinn family, the sarky one Vince has a great sense of humour but does not tolerate stupidity, Pat the main man may not hear as well as he did but will always say was this the bottle you wantedD. The great thing is the mixture of people who frequent this pub and the superb range of belgian dutch and german beers. Try the drie ringen bok or the belgian guiness.

8 Jan 2007 20:52

The Old Kings Head, Holloway

This pub is under new management. it stocks 3 real ales. its a welcome addition to the area just 3 mins walk from the Coronet. Try it.

8 Jan 2007 20:15

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