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Brockwell Park Tavern, Herne Hill

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Why is this still listed here, it's pub history? It's now the Florence. Tidy this listing up please.
Princemonolulu - 18 Aug 2009 09:27
Well, jharryj, I'm afraid you're wrong for they do indeed dispense, and even brew, real ale on the premises. They brew a v. good beer called Weasel - citrussy and hoppy. Alongside that they've got Adnams Explorer and Broadside, Maredsous Blond, Aspalls Cyder, Meantime IPA and Erdinger (the only lager was Budvar). And there's a fair selection of bottled beers in the fridge if none of those take your fancy.

It's a huge place - smarter than your average gastropub, no knick-nacks and battered sofas - so there's plenty of room (particularly liked the booth-style seating arrangements by the front windows) with an enormous garden patio area out back and a conservatory area too. Pretty good food too (mains are between the 6-9 mark). Only (small) downside is that it inevitably attracts the 3-wheel buggy brigade though they tended to stay in the more restauranty area out back.

All in all, well worth a look.
EmmaS - 26 Jun 2007 23:49
Now called "Florence"! Looking from the outside, a cafe/bar, lots of chrome, could see no real ale. Try the Commercial to the rear.
jharryj - 29 May 2007 19:28
This pub is now called Ganley's, which is also listed separately on this site. Irish theme decor, serves steaks, etc. Lots of plasma TV screens for sport. Many sports/football feeds. Little pricey for the area I think, but good beer in a clean pub. Not much atmos on my Saturday daytime visits.
ray_ez - 16 Mar 2005 22:25
Decent Irish-theme refurb, clean and pretty friendly with two big screen TVs. Spacious, good guinness too. Herne Hill must be looking up.
Charlie - 22 Oct 2004 14:39
Hey this pub has been done up now. Done out in irish way but not really tacky irish theme pub. Though does play tapes of irish comedians in the bogs. Very nice and clean inside and good seats even seating outside. Guinness is top notch. Highly recommend. Oh yea good sunday roast as well.
Dunstan - 4 Oct 2004 17:05
Cheap beer, good food, big screen TVs - often showing Setanta sports channel. Underlying threatening atmosphere, more welcoming to an Irish accent, but worth a visit. Staff varied - sometimes excellant other times slow and uninterested.

Goonagain - 29 Apr 2004 17:08
Best pub in the Herne Hill area. Well priced drinks, pretty good food. Punters can look a bit rough but generally they're OK. Wouldn't recommend using a card for payment/cash back. My friends 20 cash back has now been charged about 3 or 4 times.
Nick - 16 Apr 2004 16:08
great atmosphere on st patricks night . irish dancers and lots of craic. great mix of drinkers march 2004
mary mcgowan - 21 Mar 2004 23:02
Its my local and i love it, theer is a nice mix of old and young and is all you could want or need from a local. I reccomend it
Jacko - 15 Mar 2004 14:58
The food is lovely, and the beer is fine. But the staff aren't great, and the punters look dangerous. Not a place for people with weak hearts...
Dave - 24 Feb 2004 23:53
Twenty years ago in the roaring eighties I went to this pub because my grandad did!!!! We had his wake there!! I would love to visit it again - is it in a safe area? Thank you for giving my grandad flowers. ...but things were different then..weren't they
shell - 12 Dec 2003 21:54
Yes indeed an excellent venue, well ran with great food and beer the ideal place for a great night out!
Liam - 7 Dec 2003 16:14
nice atmosphere good service & reasonably priced,well worth a visit,P.S must try steaks (horse sized portions)
ronan - 9 Sep 2003 15:59

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