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The Colonial Bar, Horndean

How & Why is this dump still open ?

19 Jul 2014 12:23

The Harvest Home, Denmead

New Manager .... old couple went to IOW !

Getting busier by the day .... even stays open when there are people still drinking !

12 Dec 2009 12:52

The Hop, Wakefield

Very very good

26 Nov 2009 13:21

The Wheatsheaf, Fitzrovia

Good pub ... a nice place to be with some decent beers on ... well worth a visit ?

30 Jun 2009 15:09

The Marquis of Granby, Fitzrovia

Quite acceptable imho ..... beer was good quite quiet .... ok

30 Jun 2009 15:07

The Hartwood Hall Hotel, Chorley

Ok nice enough .... had a dress code ?

30 Jun 2009 14:54

The Grosvenor, Nottingham

A definition of the word " average" ! Could be so much better with just a little bit more effort ?

A positive is the amount of women who frequent the place ......

22 Nov 2008 10:01

The Euston Flyer, Euston

Possibly the most expensive Fullers pub I've ever been in !!!!

22 Nov 2008 09:58

The Ship, Soho

One of the best in the area....always the same in an unspoilt way ?

2 May 2008 12:14

The Half Moon, Herne HIll

Great place to sit and have a good session ...we meet up with a load of mates from all over London and everyone agrees it's one of the best pubs they know ?

Recommended (and I'm from Pompey which is a long way to go for a beer :))

2 May 2008 12:06

The Captain Kidd, Wapping

Really unusual place ...great location well worth going to for a pint (or 5)

2 May 2008 11:54

The Harringay Arms, Crouch End

One of my favourite London pubs just up the road from girlfriends place....if I move up here it would have to be within walking (staggering)distance !

2 May 2008 11:49

The Maynard Arms, Crouch End

Nice enough ...but Greene King have "overdone"
....was better previously ?

But is other half's local so can't say too much :)

2 May 2008 11:45

The Flask, Highgate

Must admit ...gets absolutley packed but a good pub !(that's why it gets packed out I suppose ?)

2 May 2008 11:38

The Old Dairy, Finsbury Park

Best pub in the area by quite a margin ?

2 May 2008 11:33

The Stapleton Tavern, Finsbury Park

I think it's a good boozer as well as beer ...what more could you want ?

2 May 2008 11:32

The White Swan, Twickenham

Millionaires only need apply....v v expensive but almost made up for by the location ?

4 Mar 2008 08:51

The Masons Arms, Rudgeway

Must be getting better without Rick....couldn't have got much worse ?

4 Mar 2008 08:46

The Green Dragon, Lovedean

Re-opens this long will it last this time ? Answers on a postcard please....

4 Mar 2008 08:42

The Assembly House, Kentish Town

Was supposed to be watching The Cult at the cinema (sorry Forum) up the road but the comapny (Chaz ...mmm) and ambience was too much !

26 Feb 2008 21:57

Queen and Castle, Kenilworth

Considering the location...right opposite the castle a huge disapointment ! Typical plastic Beefeater style pub/Brake Brothers menu establishment.

16 Feb 2008 19:05

The Lion, Kenilworth

Time for a refurb methinks....vintage 1950's gents tiolets !

12 Feb 2008 22:08

The Famous Virgins and Castle, Kenilworth

Was in the area on business - very nice would recommend to anyone who was coming to the area !

12 Feb 2008 22:05

Spotted Cow, Cowplain

Probably the best pub in the Waterlooville/Horndean area.....only one that's always busy

23 Jan 2008 14:46

The Green Dragon, Lovedean

Nope, Being refurbed now....rumour has it a "Sports Bar" so 2 TV's then ???

23 Jan 2008 14:44

Mbargo, Bristol

Packed.....good place to get bladdered if you ask me ?

5 Dec 2007 14:49

The White Hart Inn, Bristol

Good Chilli Peppers tribute band here last week !

23 Nov 2007 11:01

The Bay Horse, Bristol

Well if it was "a bit tired" in Feb you can imagine how it looks in Novemeber !!! Someone needs to spend some ��� on the place must be taking in the cash as it was packed on Sat afternoon despite it being tatty at best ?

12 Nov 2007 11:35

The Artichoke, Bristol

Really not thst bad at all is good , beer is good ....barmaids v v good ...what more could you ask for ?

12 Nov 2007 11:33

White Lion, Thornbury

On a Thursday community singing ...well kareoke ? Fills the place up nicely !

28 Sep 2007 13:08

The Wheatsheaf, Thornbury

Why is the Wheatsheaf on here twice ?

12 Sep 2007 13:00

The Swan Inn, Thornbury

Rubbish ....needs some TLC ?

3 Sep 2007 09:38

White Lion, Thornbury

Vast place with patio area at the back....nice place for a beer but needs lots of people in to make it look busy ?

3 Sep 2007 09:37

The Knot Of Rope, Thornbury

Now turned into a Sports Bar with some serious TV's ....

3 Sep 2007 09:35

The Ship Inn, Alveston

Really not that bad when compared to the local Gastly-Pub -sorry should be Gastro-Pub ....probaly gastro enteritis though...The Mason's Arms about 1/2 a mile away.....although The Ship is attached to a bizzare Lego built Travel Lodge at least you do get served and the food is edible unlike The Masons which can best be described as "pretentious but chav at the same time" !!!

Therefore a good rating !

31 Aug 2007 09:45

The Plough, Thornbury

Plough....would like to see a bulldozer plough through it !!!!!

28 Aug 2007 12:40

The Three Guineas, Reading

Very interesting place with "varied" clientele ....needs a bit of tidying up 1

14 Aug 2007 14:14

The Bugle, Reading

Unusual to find a proper traditional boozer these days .....untouched by brewery chain mediocrity !

Excellent ....could become a museum when people think Wetherspoons et al are the norm !

14 Aug 2007 14:10

The Wheatsheaf, Thornbury

Great doorstep sarnies , Good beer (Black Rat Cider) only sullied by a miserable scouse barmaid whose attitude changed when Pompey beat Liverpool on Friday !

30 Jul 2007 16:42

The Knot Of Rope, Thornbury

Ok ....large 2 bar trad pub....small town with lot's of pubs so needs to be top of its game to survive ?

30 Jul 2007 16:40

Wetherspoons, Edinburgh Airport

What a load of tosh this place is ....even worse when your stranded at the place (Thanks Flybe - Most useless Airline Award 2007)

19 Jul 2007 17:05

The Original Plough, Chelmsford

Always found this to be an interesting place some funny (ok odd) clientele but good selection of beers ?

18 Jul 2007 10:29

The Freemasons Arms, Covent Garden

V good central enough but not as manic as other pubs in the area ?

18 Jul 2007 10:24

The Black Sheep, Almondsbury

Amazingly nice considering the location ....don't know if a lot happens in the evenings as it's is in the middle of Aztec West business park ?

Thwaites on tap !

16 Jul 2007 13:05

The William Dampier, Yeovil

Not bad at all - for a Spoony ! Old Rosie Cider on tap v v nice !

16 Jul 2007 13:02

The Great Western, Yeovil

Very Nice next to Yeovil Pen Mill Stn....popped in after Portsmouth FC had played at Yeovil....friendly customers and staff ....would visit again !

16 Jul 2007 13:01

The Bowl Inn, Lower Almondsbury

Overated....overpriced and down the bottom of a steep hill ?

29 Jun 2007 21:20

The Bird In Hand, Lovedean

Well I've been drinking there for several years and as much as Enterprise seem to be unwilling to put their hands in their pockets in terms of decoration/'s not actually that bad !

Looks like mass moaning from the OAP Lunch brigade ...if you don't like it you know where the door is !

Mark D

1 Jun 2007 09:02

The Green Dragon, Lovedean

Now getting there ....good atmosphere ! Nice staff

Getting better by the week !

10 Apr 2007 20:51

The Toucan, Soho

Very good...recommended !!!

4 Apr 2007 23:29

Tiger Tiger, Portsmouth

For "Tiger,Tiger" read "Chav, Chav" !!!

Absolute world class rip-off crap !

19 Mar 2007 10:13

The Britannia Inn, Dungeness

As seen on Eastenders !!!!

9 Mar 2007 20:54

The Ship and Bell, Horndean

Now has long overdue new management - well done Fullers about bloody time !

14 Feb 2007 23:32

The Roadhouse, Covent Garden

Roadhouse more like Brick S**thouse possibly the worst pub in Covent Garden ?

Staff need training in a lot of the simpler things in life ...smiling, speaking etc...

Load of tosh ....avoid

2 Feb 2007 09:48

The Punch And Judy, Covent Garden

What a waste of potential ....shame really. Barstaff who can speak English would help...Poor !

2 Feb 2007 09:44

The Nags Head, Covent Garden

Good but packed ....the seating arrangements seem to have been designed by South West Trains ???

2 Feb 2007 09:42

Gordon's Wine Bar, Charing Cross

One of the nest places in London, if not the UK ...Unique !

2 Feb 2007 09:40

Motion, Embankment

V expensive for beer and v v mediocre .....

2 Feb 2007 09:39

The Borough Bar and Dining, London Bridge

V V Average in these times where beer/vino is expensive and we have a huge choice ...need to get up to scratch asap ?

30 Jan 2007 23:26

Foggys, Petersfield

Nice place ...echo the friendly staff comment !

Petersfield has an exceptional choice of dives for such a small town ...thankfully this is not one of them !


27 Jan 2007 10:10

The Reef Bar, Waterloo

Souless - Abandon hope all ye who enter !

Gets a rating of 1 as it did contain beer !

24 Jan 2007 21:03

The Hole In The Wall, Waterloo

Really OK place so much nicer than the souless "pubs" on the station itself ....timewarp pun from early 80's....1980's that is !

24 Jan 2007 21:01

O'Neills, Cannon Street

OK for such a busy location....good pint of Guinness !

Gets very busy,very quickly

20 Jan 2007 08:29

The Colonial Bar, Horndean

Ex-Good Intent , Berni Inn etc newly refurbed again....No Smoking.

Huge place often looking empty.

Comes complete with awful reputation from the past - Good Luck ...

9 Dec 2006 10:16

The Wine Vaults, Southsea

Was in there last night , bloody packed but bloody good !

9 Dec 2006 10:09

The Farmer Inn, Catherington

Dying a slow & painful death ....well it is next to Catherington Cemetry ?

Do Fullers even know they own it ?

1 Dec 2006 13:31

The Ship and Bell, Horndean

Agree with previous comment - needs freshening up , not from a decor perspective !

Gone stale since Gales Mgmt not across road - Struggling !

1 Dec 2006 13:29

Crows Nest, Cowplain

Odd 50/60's built pub in the middle of Hazleton Estate (aka Bungalow land)...seems to have fair share of regulars but too far off the beaten track for most ?

1 Dec 2006 13:27

The Rainbow, Cowplain

Amazing throwback to the 80's !

15 Nov 2006 11:48

The Cock and Bull, St Peter Port

Should be used to train people who work for the awful chains like Wetherspoons etc.....a proper.proper pub !!

27 Jul 2006 23:50

The Bricklayers Arms, Midhurst

Spot on !!!!!

27 Jul 2006 23:47

The Horse and Jockey, Hipley

Now run by an old schoolmate must be ok ?

25 Jul 2006 21:28

The Harrow Inn, Compton

Good food and a nice place - agreed overshadowed by The Withies down the road but still good on its own merit.

Harrowmans ploughmans excellent !

12 Jul 2006 16:08

Ship Inn, Langstone

Better than most of the Fullers (ex-Gales RIP) pubs ably managed by John D (who was also the best manager in living memory of The Ship & Bell, Horndean - next to the brewery).....packed every hour the sun is out !

Good range of food from snacks to full meals.

Well worth a visit if you can find somewhere to park ?

12 Jul 2006 16:05

The Flying Horse, Broadgate

Amazingly genuine pub considering it's location next to all the plastic , yuppie haunts in Bishopsgate.

Excellent ...well worth looking up (unless you fit the above in which case don't bother !)

23 May 2006 08:45

The Red Lion, Godalming

Good for a pint while waiting for your Chinese mael from across the road ?

25 Apr 2006 10:04

The George, Finchdean

Big new conservatory for summer 2006 ? Has changed hands recently ?

25 Apr 2006 09:59

The Rising Sun, Clanfield

Probably one of the most expensive pubs in Hampshire ? - Discuss

25 Apr 2006 09:53

The Leopard, Purbrook

Armoured car park ...are they expecting a ram-raid or what ????

23 Mar 2006 12:05

Campbells Bar, Horndean

Not that bad (for Horndean)....seems to have attracted the local yokels who aren't allowed in anywhere else....sure they'll get barred from here soon ?

Nice change from the Lion and Sit & Smell down the road .

23 Mar 2006 12:03

The White Hart, Denmead

Definatley re-opened as I went in there.

Looks like a few � has been spent ....nice !

14 Nov 2005 11:04

The Frog on the Front, Southsea

Great place for a beer or six before any gig at the Pyramids.

Lots of Punk gigs

14 Nov 2005 10:52

Lloyds No.1, Port Solent

Must agree with previous comment .... Bored of queueing so went down to Southsea !

14 Nov 2005 10:46

Mermaid, Port Solent

Looks a bit tired sometimes , Packed in the summer , Interesting location ....South Paulsgrove !!

14 Nov 2005 10:42

Fox and Hounds, Funtingdon

V.Nice ....worth a detour from Chi

2 Nov 2005 14:52

Yates's, Gatwick Airport

24 Hr a day ...but bloodly awful...good job it's in Depature's rather than Arrivals could cause mass suicide !

Rating 1 based on "it serves beer"

2 Nov 2005 14:51

The Farmer Inn, Catherington

Going downhill at an amazing rate ....will probably be converted into houses soon !!!

13 Sep 2005 09:48

Enzo's Bar, Woking

Good bar /brasserie ...much better than the usual tat to be found in Woking !

13 Sep 2005 09:41

The Trooper Inn, Froxfield

Excellent pub/returant in the middle of knowhere with a nice garden/patio...excellent food/beer...well worth a visit

13 Sep 2005 09:40

The Woodpecker, Cowplain

Defines the word "average" to a tee !

1 Aug 2005 15:35

The Scarsdale Tavern, Kensington

Working just up the road -almost found by mistake ? Great pub better than most others in the area .

Busy but service good

15 Jul 2005 16:31

The Ship, Soho

Trad ..thin and long London Boozer...well kept cellar

6 Jun 2005 14:39

The Intrepid Fox, Soho

Very cool place ....every city should have one(at least !)

6 Jun 2005 14:36

The Red Lion, Moorgate

Excellent for a swift pint ...well worth a visit

6 Jun 2005 14:22

The Globe, Moorgate

Bloody packed - don't know why bit of a shambles ?

6 Jun 2005 14:20

The Ship, Chelmsford

Good lively pub - with pleasing to the eye barmaids !

16 May 2005 14:19

The Royal Oak, Hooksway

Once had to camp out in the field next door - good real ales !

11 May 2005 15:04

Royal Arms, Chichester

Proper boozer - caught fire once !

11 May 2005 15:02

The Fountain, Ashurst

Very nice position with good food (even the kids ate it all !)

Even better in the summer !

11 May 2005 15:01

The Belmont, Bedhampton

Is this really a pub ? More like somones poorly furnished lounge !

11 May 2005 14:54

Old Manor, Bracknell

Quite nice ....for Bracknell !!!!

11 May 2005 14:33

Goose At The Station, Bracknell

Had the misfortune to live in Bracknell for a while ....the Goose clientele a cross between the Munsters and the Addams Family !

11 May 2005 14:32

The Ramsnest Inn, Chiddingfold

Great pub on A284 just north of the village with French style terrace outside .

11 May 2005 14:28

The Harvest Home, Denmead

Good Gales pub...they were going to pull it down a while ago to replace it with even more houses ,like Denmead needs anymore characterless new rabbit hutches built there !

11 May 2005 11:35

The Horse and Jockey, Hipley

Up for sale according to the www ...if you fancy buying it ?

11 May 2005 11:32

The Leopard, Purbrook

1940 Built traditional 2bar pub

5 May 2005 12:55

The Robin Hood, Rowlands Castle

Fully refurbished ,excellent food , mobile free zone as well 1

5 May 2005 12:54

The Fountain, Rowlands Castle

Good pub some live music, Thai resturant

5 May 2005 12:52

The Castle, Rowlands Castle

Very nice pub , good atmosphere always worth a visit

5 May 2005 12:50

The Green Dragon, Lovedean

New Landlord/Lady installed - much better atmosphere !

27 Apr 2005 15:15

The Cheshire Midland Hotel, Hale

Went there when I was in the area on business - made to feel welcome ..even for a southerner !

15 Apr 2005 11:32

The Black Rabbit, Offham

Amazing pub in the middle of nowhere ...right on the River Arun. Well woth a visit !

15 Apr 2005 11:25

The Hammersmith Ram, Hammersmith

Great stop off before going up to the Carling Apalling(sorry Apollo ?)...

15 Apr 2005 11:21

The Counting House, Bank

Good pub ...very large ex-bank...often full of "bankers" from Edenbrook

15 Apr 2005 11:14

The Prince of Wales Feathers, Warren Street

Proper small London boozer ....

15 Apr 2005 11:10

The Five and Lime, Guildford

Wouldn't let me in because I had camoflague trousers on ????
How could they see them !!!!

13 Apr 2005 12:13

The Ship and Bell, Horndean

Nicest pub in the village centre ....both Public and Lounge sides nice ....a real pub rather than the "plasticy" Red Lion across the square.....

They have Gales Festival Mild on draught sometimes .....worth avisit just for that !

11 Apr 2005 14:59

The Bird In Hand, Lovedean

Good old fashioned pub with food - FA Cup was kept there during WW2

8 Apr 2005 09:31

Ye Olde Ship Inn, Guildford

Lots of new(scary)staff compared with a couple of years ago ....very much an "inn crowd" ...pun ? as the locals rule the roost....when I say local they all seem to live within 200 yards of the door.

4 Apr 2005 10:37

The White Hart, Denmead

Now shut ....RIP !

4 Apr 2005 10:34

The Rising Sun, Clanfield

Much better than previous incarnation ...which was a shed !Also better than the other local'ish pubs Farmer,Green Dragon,Horndean village etc

4 Apr 2005 10:33

The Farmer Inn, Catherington

Thai resturant , Real ale

4 Apr 2005 10:29

The Black Bull, Chelmsford

Big pub opposite park with B&B in adjacent house...good value food only marred by miserable bar staff

1 Feb 2005 10:58

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