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JJ Moon's, Kingsbury

Standard older member of the London Spoons stock and a solid pre-Wembley boozer, being only one stop up an often surprisingly efficient Jubilee line on matchday (yes, more efficient than the Met line). In the Good Beer Guide this year for the first time in over 20 years.

I was here between about 90 and 60 minutes before kick-off and although plastic glasses were in use and there were a fair few other football fans, anyone that's experienced the Torch will find this a dream.

24 Feb 2017 14:52

The Bull and Gate, Kentish Town

Am sad that NW5 lost such an iconic place, but glad in part that it has reopened as a pub. It looks very pleasant as you'd expect.

However, although I like the pseudo-craft stuff they sell and will happily pay a bit more on occasion, I couldn't help but internally sigh on being asked for another 35p when handing over a fiver for my Camden Hells. This is what is becoming of so many pubs in London. Soaring rents price out leaseholders on the old characterful places, they're forced to close and pubcos/big brewers steam in. Emphasis on fancy food and beer with prices to match. This was once a rough-around-the-edges London gem. Now it's like all the rest.

15 Jul 2016 16:34

Gilpins Bell, Edmonton

Sadly gone now. Was a great boozer with a cross section of Edmonton's ethnic communities, more than can be said for a lot of other places in the area. I never visited on match days even though I'm a Spurs fan but would enjoy a stop off in the area for cheap and respectable food and beer.

Hearing it may well be reopened by the same people that run the Coach and Horses a few hundred metres south. I expect the prices to go up and beer quality to go down, but at least the option remains in the area.

23 Mar 2016 10:16

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