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The Crown and Sceptre, Streatham

Returned yesterday for this transitional period of outdoor drinking only. Very busy outside grabbed one of the last available tables on a sunny Saturday but there was a steady turn over. There is a tent with 8 or so tables inside it for, er, rainy day drinkers.
3 cask beers available £3.00 a pint. Two from Southwark brewing co (the Mayflower particularly nice) plus Doom Bar. Cash and card taken.
Staff were rushed off their feet doing table service, but very friendly!

18 Apr 2021 13:24

The Crown and Sceptre, Streatham

If you say so - that is certainly not how the customers or staff quoted by the local press saw it, who were keen to understand what was happening. Why would you deny the pub was closing with a few days to go ...

Anyway if it has a long-term future then that is great news and suits everyone.

Visited on Saturday night and the place was buzzing, most tables taken. Impressed to see 9 cask pulls - 7 ales and 2 ciders. £2.40 a pint for guest beers, one was £1.99. Ales included 2 each from Cotleigh and Truman's. Very good value food even cheaper than Spoons in some cases - most main courses £6-8. Included a wide selection of burgers and the return of roast dinners. We'll be back!

25 Mar 2019 15:39

The Crown and Sceptre, Streatham

Sold and closed by Wetherspoons last month amid a shroud of secrecy, staff apparently not allowed to talk about it etc.
Even more unexpectedly re-opened under new management just a week later according to social media and local press (Brixton Buzz) - new owners are LT Management. Not sure of its long term status. It has a brief Facebook page.
Look forward to seeing what the new version is like. If anyone else has visited I would love to know the type of beer range and prices!

18 Mar 2019 15:30

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