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Address: 138 Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4DJ [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 18389) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Kennington (0.2 miles), Oval (0.4 miles), Elephant and Castle (0.7 miles)

Nearest train stations Vauxhall (0.7 miles), Elephant & Castle (0.7 miles), London Waterloo (1.2 miles)

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> Current user rating: 6.4/10 (rated by 16 users)
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Visited for first time yesterday. Seems it was recently refurbished (tastefully) and may be aiming to appeal to a changing demographic. Good range of real ale and wine. Staff pleasant and helpful. I found it much better than some of the pre-refurb comments suggest.
John_R - 14 Oct 2016 01:40
Great pub for watching football. Friendly staff and punters, good range of lagers on tap. Nice big beer garden at the back.
johndadams77 - 15 Aug 2012 18:57
Have to agree with the last couple of comments. Very strange pub - clientele is made up of the chattering classes from the theatre and the contrasting locals from the estates. Use it for the football from time to time because of lack of options more than anything else. Can be ok but I've seen an aggressive, scummy crowd here quite a few times. Some of the boys clearly enjoy powdering their nose! One real ale (EPA) that was undrinkable the time I tried it. Better pubs in the area
SpecialK1 - 27 Apr 2012 11:23
I come in hear to watch the football sometimes. Good atmosphere but I don't hang around afterwards, can be intimidating. Locals and bar staff generally friendly (though some are a bit aggressive). Crowd made up of builders who like to enjoy themselves, if you know what I mean!
KevTheGooner - 31 Oct 2011 22:34
Absolute terrible pub. The staff were awful and the clientele even worse. They refused to order my friend a tax and I was physically assaulted in the toilets for complaining. So many good pubs in area such as Duchy Arms, Fentiman Arms or Pilgrim. Do not go here.
paulodicannio - 23 Oct 2011 22:17

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