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The Old Thatch Tavern, Stratford Upon Avon

Very friendly pub with a good choice of Fullers ales

23 Mar 2014 13:32

The New Bulls Head, Stratford Upon Avon

Pleasant enough boozer, with a decent choice of ale

23 Mar 2014 13:30

The Windmill, Stratford Upon Avon

Great pub good value food, well kept GK ales

23 Mar 2014 13:28

The Bear, Stratford

Superb choice of ales, lovely location overlooking the river

23 Mar 2014 13:28

The Red Lion, Stratford Upon Avon

bit of a pub chain feel, laminated menu plastic food, pleasant garden

23 Mar 2014 13:25

The Pen and Parchment, Stratford Upon Avon

clean tidy, well kept greene king ales. nice outdoor area by the river

23 Mar 2014 13:23

The Encore, Stratford upon Avon

Pleasant d├ęcor, wine bar feel, ale in fair condition

23 Mar 2014 13:20

The Garrick Inn, Stratford Upon Avon

Good food served promptly, Greene King ales all in good condition

23 Mar 2014 13:19

The Rose And Crown, Stratford Upon Avon

Decent enough town boozer, but there are a lot nicer places not far away

23 Mar 2014 13:17

The Dirty Duck, Stratford Upon Avon

Good food, well kept beers nice place to spend a sunny sunday afternoon

23 Mar 2014 13:16

The Foundry Arms, Fenny Stratford


18 Aug 2013 01:38

The Chequers, Fenny Stratford

Now Proudly Flying The Rainbow Flag, so presumeably its now a Gay Bar. I suppose the Pink Pound is as good as anyones.

3 Dec 2012 15:24

King Harry's Bar (Glenbrook Hotel), Shanklin

Good choice of quality ales

12 Sep 2012 18:06

The Volunteer Inn, Ventnor

Absolute Gem

12 Sep 2012 18:05

The Blenheim, Ventnor

Good traditional town boozer

12 Sep 2012 18:04

Perks of Ventnor, Ventnor

Nice Friendly pub

12 Sep 2012 18:02

The Bell, Ventnor

Closed All Boarded Up

12 Sep 2012 18:00

White Rock Hotel, Hastings

Excellent beer, nice food and pleasant surroundings

12 Sep 2011 23:30

Ye Olde Pump House, Hastings

Good value food, decent Sheperd Neame beer

12 Sep 2011 23:24

The Filo (First In Last Out), Hastings

Only 1 FILO beer on our visit plus 3 guests, pleasant enough

12 Sep 2011 23:21

The Royal Standard, Hastings

Good honest drinking house

12 Sep 2011 23:17

The London Trader, Hastings


12 Sep 2011 23:16

The Dolphin Inn, Hastings

Good Beer, great fish & chips, proper boozer

12 Sep 2011 23:15

The Bosuns Chair, Lymington

Good Honest Boozer, Excellent Wadworths beers and friendly conversation from barman and locals

22 Jun 2011 22:11

The Angel Inn, Lymington

Clean, pleasant, descent food good beer, just seems to lack atmosphere

22 Jun 2011 21:59

The Chequers, Fenny Stratford

Is Staff plugging really what this sites about???????

5 Jun 2011 17:49

The Red Lion, Bletchley

The pub now has 4 handpumps, one of which has a real cider on it 2 regulary changing ales and a special for the weekend. Marston's Pedigree is the premium ale at the moment

5 Jul 2009 16:20

The Entertainer, Fenny Stratford


4 Jun 2009 21:46

Maltsters Arms, Bletchley


10 Apr 2009 15:44

The Entertainer, Fenny Stratford

Closed Again!!!!!!!!!!

16 Aug 2008 16:11

The Red Lion, Bletchley

Looks like no food till late summer. But the Beer gets better and better. They now have plenty of seating outside

18 May 2008 17:13

White Hart, Bletchley


24 Dec 2007 08:19

The Plough, Bletchley


23 Dec 2007 09:58

The Entertainer, Fenny Stratford

Re-opened, now as a Gay Bar

23 Dec 2007 09:52

The Red Lion, Bletchley

Just Re-opened after a tasteful makeover. The new owners are a very friendly couple. The Landlord seems very keen on his Real Ales

3 Dec 2007 00:58

The Bell, Odell

Friendly village local good choice of well kept Real Ales and reasonably priced quality food

21 Sep 2007 15:58

The Entertainer, Fenny Stratford


21 Sep 2007 15:53

The Black Bull in Paradise, Masham

Great bar to start and finish the brewery tour. Just felt like a nice cosy little boozer, offering theakstones entire range

15 Sep 2007 17:16

The Black Sheep Brewery, Masham

Bistro rather than bar but the beer was good

15 Sep 2007 17:14

The Bay Horse, Masham

Under new management, well kept real ales

15 Sep 2007 17:13

Bull Inn, Olney

Choice of 4 well kept real ales in very pleasant surroundings

15 Jul 2007 20:13

The Princess of Wales, Charing Cross

Have to agree with some of the other posters, of all the nicholsons pubs we visited on the Dick Whittington ale trail, this was probably the worst, the real ales although not off were not great

9 Jul 2007 20:55

The Bear and Staff, Leicester Square

Good choice of well kept ales

9 Jul 2007 20:49

The Coal Hole, Strand

Good Well kept real ale

9 Jul 2007 20:47

The Wellington, Strand

Well kept reasonbly priced ( for area) Real Ales

9 Jul 2007 20:45

The Blackfriar, Blackfriars

Good well kept real ales, tried it out whilst on the Dick Whittington Ale trail

9 Jul 2007 20:41

Doggetts Coat and Badge, Southwark

Good choice of well kept real ales and pretty decent grub
with views over the river

9 Jul 2007 20:37

The Enigma Tavern, Bletchley

Nice interior, three real ales all tasted good. On a sunny saturday afternoon there were alot of people eating outside, unfortunately nobody seemed to clear any tables. They might just have been short staffed, i will give it a go again

4 Jun 2007 20:44

The Duck and Drake, Leeds

A Proper Boozer, Fantastic choice of well kept Real Ales, Welcoming friendly Bar staff

27 May 2007 19:00

The Head of the River, Oxford

Well kept range of Fullers ales, nice to sit outside and watch the river go by

10 Apr 2007 10:07

The Grapes, Oxford

Good well kept real beer and genuine home made grub

10 Apr 2007 10:05

The Turf Tavern, Oxford

Still a great pub with an ever changing range of real beers

10 Apr 2007 10:01

The Bull and Butcher, Fenny Stratford

Now Open
nice new toilets, and general tidy up, but still nice and cosy. Jennings Cumberland and Brakspears on Handpump

11 Feb 2007 17:28

The Plough, Bletchley

Good Lively pub, regular Bands on Saturday nights
3 real beers on handpump

25 Jan 2007 21:31

The Bull and Butcher, Fenny Stratford

Temporally closed for a long over due refurb

21 Jan 2007 12:38

The Red Lion, Bletchley

Now serving 2 varying real ales

1 Jan 2007 17:45

The Chequers, Fenny Stratford

Descent Landlord trying to make a go of the place, now serving marstons Pedigree on handpump

1 Jan 2007 17:44

The Narrow Boat, Skipton

Recently extended, bigger and even better than before.

1 Jan 2007 17:42

The Airedale Heifer, Sandbeds

Eating house rather than a pub, Beers good but expensive for the area. Food very poor

1 Jan 2007 17:40

The Paddington, Bedford

Typical town Boozer. Good Real Ale, Atmosphere and bands. Handy if you need to kill time because you've just missed your train (ooops).

17 Sep 2006 11:03

The Entertainer, Fenny Stratford

Previously Roman way tavern.
Aims at the lively, Disco/ karaoke trade.

13 Sep 2006 15:14

The Crown Inn, Church Enstone

Excellent food, 3 well kept Real ales in this friendly out of the way village pub

12 Sep 2006 20:49

The Crown Inn, Finstock

A friendly village pub offering 3 Green King real ales. Pleasant garden with an Aunt Sally lane

12 Sep 2006 20:43

The Rose and Crown, Charlbury

Fantastic pub, now with 7 hand pumps offering a constantly changing range of Real Ale, ( managed to try 10 different ales over the weekend). The landlord really seems to care about the beer. The bonus of a bar billiards table out the back.

12 Sep 2006 20:42

The Bull, Charlbury

More of an up market country resturant than a pub.
Excellent, food and a couple of well kept Real ales to choose from

12 Sep 2006 20:36

The Old Fish Market, Bristol

Good well kept Fullers ales. A very tasty Thai menu

30 Aug 2006 20:42

The Kings Head, Bristol

Fantastic boozer, set in a time warp. Well kept choice of real ales

30 Aug 2006 20:38

Zero Degrees, Bristol

Interesting range of beers for this smart, modern, brew pub. Pale Ale, Wheat beer,Black Lager, Pilsner Larger and Mango beer. The food is Itallian and not just pizzas. well worth a visit for something different.

30 Aug 2006 20:34

Prince Of Wales, Leeds

Descent City boozer, well kept choice of real ales

7 Aug 2006 20:49

The Scarbrough Hotel, Leeds

Great beer, good atmosphere friendly bar staff. Alot of the real ales are from yorkshire breweries

7 Aug 2006 20:47

The Lord Wimborne, Poole

Typical wetherspoons. cheap food well kept cheap Real Ale

24 Jul 2006 22:06

The Lord Nelson, Poole

Great pub. In the summer ideal place to sit outside and watch the world go by. Well kept selection of Badger Ales

24 Jul 2006 22:04

The Antelope, Poole

Tidy pub, well kept real ales. They ought to get their handpumps checked out, it shouldn't take average of 12 pulls to pull 1 pint

24 Jul 2006 22:01

The Brewhouse, Poole

Good choice of well kept Ales, good pool tables and a great Jukebox

24 Jul 2006 21:58

Folly Inn, Whippingham

Good food Good Well kept choice of Ales. Ideal for sunday lunch before we have to sail back up to Southampton

24 Jul 2006 21:56

The Star Inn, Talybont on Usk

Great well kept real ales

26 Jun 2006 12:11

The Royal Oak, Pencelli

Great village pub by the canal, handy for the nearby campsite. Food looks good and very well kept real ales

26 Jun 2006 12:10

The Bull's Head Hotel, Brecon

Smart tidy pub great choice of well kept real ales

26 Jun 2006 12:03

The Boars Head, Brecon

Excellent choice of ales, good food and an outside drinking area over looking the river.

26 Jun 2006 12:01

The Entertainer, Fenny Stratford

Re-opened under new management after redecoration, given up trying to be a tappas bar, now aiming at the disco / karaoke crowd. No real ale

31 May 2006 23:05

The Red Lion, Bletchley

Canal side pub with garden next to the smallest lock on the Grand Union Canal. A pub with potential.
Under new ownership, with plans for the future!!!!

28 May 2006 20:13

The Fleece Inn, Skipton

Tidy pub next the bus station, only tetleys on handpump but that was drinkable

16 Apr 2006 18:14

Cock and Bottle, Skipton

Descent enough town boozer with a varied choice of real beer

16 Apr 2006 18:12

Woolly Sheep Inn, Skipton

Excellent pub in the centre of town offering most of the Timmy Taylors range of real ales, food looks good as well

16 Apr 2006 18:11

The Entertainer, Fenny Stratford


27 Mar 2006 22:24

The Boltmakers Arms, Keighley

The full range of Timmy Taylors finest, kept and served superbly. A gem in a town of scruffy boozers

24 Feb 2006 20:13

The Cross Roads Inn, Cross Roads

Decent boozer with 6 handpumps, unfortunatley no longer sells real beer

1 Jan 2006 17:00

The New Inn, Cross Roads

Friendly local boozer, no real ales

1 Jan 2006 16:57

Maltsters Arms, Bletchley

Just been refurbished, looks good. Old speckled hen on handpump

18 Dec 2005 17:17

The White Swan, Richmond

Friendly pub serving several well kept real ales including London pride and bombadier

29 Nov 2005 23:09

The Anchor Inn, Cowes

Good choice of well kept ale, lunchtime snacks excellent

20 Nov 2005 12:07

The Globe Inn, Keighley

Descent Timothy Taylors pub

9 Nov 2005 20:59

Brewery Arms, Keighley

popular pub with good beer

9 Nov 2005 20:58

The Cricketers Arms, Keighley

Great little boozer with a good selection of real ales

9 Nov 2005 20:58

The Wellington Arms, Bedford

A mini Beer festival every day, massive choice of well kept ales plus real cider and foreign lagers

6 Nov 2005 13:06

The Lamb Inn, Stoke Goldington

Good selection of regularly changing well kept real ales and a real cider.the food's pretty good too

1 Nov 2005 21:56

The Bear, Bedford

Friendly town centre pub, ale was good

1 Oct 2005 22:04

The Bankers Draft, Bedford

Good choice of ales, typical wetherspoons.... cheap n cheerful

1 Oct 2005 22:03

The Cricketers, Bedford

Excellent choice of ales, great place to mmet up before crossing the road to watch the rugby

1 Oct 2005 21:59

The Swan Hotel, Fenny Stratford

large boozer with rooms available
cheap and cheerful
Adnams normally on handpump

19 Sep 2005 20:02

The Bull and Butcher, Fenny Stratford

Very friendly town boozer normally 2 or 3 real ales

19 Sep 2005 19:55

The Hemsworth, Hemsworth

Formerly the Spion Cop
re-named after a major refurb
estate pub with a mixed clinetelle

19 Sep 2005 19:52

The Willow Tree Inn, Riddlesden

Excellent well kept guest ales, served by knowledgeable barman that know and enjoy their ales

19 Sep 2005 19:46

The Royal Shepherd Inn, Skipton

Good ale, reasonably priced food, good steak pies

19 Sep 2005 19:43

The Weatherbury, Weymouth

Freehouse offering 4 regularlly changing real ales. Cheap basic accomodation available. A locals pub away from the town centre, worth searching out

12 Sep 2005 20:23

The Golden Lion, Weymouth

Good ale, fairly cheap food in comfortable surroundings, Giant screens spread round the place for the sport

12 Sep 2005 20:16

The Ship Inn, Weymouth

Well kept Badger ales, Excellent meals in the resturant overlooking the harbour.

12 Sep 2005 20:13

The Marquis Of Granby, Riddlesden

Good Honest canalside boozer, real ale is normally well kept

23 Aug 2005 21:44

The Taybank, Dunkeld

Nice little boozer, Great garden across the road on the banks of the Tay

26 Jun 2005 14:58

Capital Asset, Perth

Good ale, fantasic views the Tay

26 Jun 2005 14:56

The Old Mill Inn, Pitlochry

Good food, good Ale, plenty of outdoor seating ,lacks real atmosphere in the bar

26 Jun 2005 14:53

Kingfishers Bar, Pitlochry

Lively Pub, sit out in the street and watch the world go by, unfortunatley no real beer,

26 Jun 2005 14:50

The Moulin Inn, Moulin

Good food, fantastic ale, warm friendly atmosphere. Quite a steep walk up the hill from town, but a nice gentle stroll down after a gallon of Braveheart

26 Jun 2005 14:47

The Entertainer, Fenny Stratford

Now known as no.15 @ Watling street,aiming up market as a Tappas Bar

10 May 2005 21:32

The Fleece Inn, Haworth

Fantastic REAL pub well looked after range of Taylors Ales. For a day out get the steam train from Keighley as the buffet car serves real ale on route. I had to go all the way to oxenhope, the back to Haworth just to make the most of facility.

6 Apr 2005 21:18

The Narrow Boat, Skipton

Great pub, food is good, the beer is Excellent. The smokers gallery upstairs is a great idea.

6 Apr 2005 21:12

The Crown, Everton

A country resturant, rather than pub now. Food is excellent but not alot of room if you just want to sit and have a quiet Pint.

6 Apr 2005 21:02

Peartree Bridge Inn, Milton Keynes

Bar area looking a bit shabby, beer questionable.
Right next to the Canal this place does have a lot of potential. But need major spend on re-furb

20 Mar 2005 15:17

The Chequers, Fenny Stratford

Re-opened, to early to comment

20 Mar 2005 15:12

Wetherspoons, Milton Keynes

The best Wetherspoon pub in Milton Keynes for its choice of Real Ales, huge seating area makes it comfortable, when busy, but can lack atmosphere when not so busy.
The best pub for any Footie supporters visiting MK-Dons/Franchise FC or whatever they call themselves this week. Its only 3 minute walk from the National Hockey Stadium

27 Feb 2005 20:34

Secklow Hundred, Milton Keynes

Descent Real beer, its a Lloyds/Wetherspoons so its cheap, foods a bit plastic

27 Feb 2005 20:28

The Moon Under Water, Milton Keynes

Very Busy Pub, normally good selection of Real Ale fairly well looked after, And its Cheapppppp...

27 Feb 2005 20:24

The Talbot, Milton Keynes

Carvery very old hat
Real Ale occasionally fair
A pub dying on its feet

27 Feb 2005 20:19

Maltsters Arms, Bletchley

2 bar town boozer
Real beer bit hit and miss
regular entertainment

27 Feb 2005 20:07

The Chequers, Fenny Stratford

Just Closed down

27 Feb 2005 20:06

The Anchor, Seatown

Fantastic pub right on the beach, under the shadow of Golden Cap(highest cliff on the coast).
Serves Palmers of Bridport
Good food.
large beer garden over looking the beach

27 Feb 2005 14:42

The Boot, Weymouth

Superb boozer tucked out of the way a bit, but worth finding.
Full range of Ringwood beers
Try the Homemade Pork pies... magic

27 Feb 2005 14:36

Old Rooms Inn, Weymouth

Nice view of the harbour
Reasonbly priced food
Great well kept Ales

27 Feb 2005 14:33

The Black Dog, Weymouth

Good town centre pub great for beer or coffee when shopping

27 Feb 2005 14:31

The Plough, Simpson

Posh Grub
Good Ale
Bit pricey

25 Feb 2005 23:05

The Clock House Hotel, Chideock

Lively village local, very welcoming to visitors

25 Feb 2005 23:03

The George Inn, Chideock

Great country house meals
Fantastic Palmers ales

25 Feb 2005 23:02

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