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WhatPub updates to 11 January 2021

The following represent updates to CAMRA's WhatPub database took place between 12 November and 11 January 2021


NEW TAPROOM BECKENHAM, BR3WERY, 253 Beckenham Road, BR3 4RP This microbrewery opened its new premises in December 2020, with a tap-room included. Unfortunately due to the Covid crisis, the brewery (whose name derives from its post code) can only provide a takeaway service at present The takeaway range does include beers from other local breweries, and this will continue even after new brewing equipment becomes operational - delivery of which is expected in January 2021.

BROMLEY, HOP & RYE (Stonegate), 54 London Road, BR1 3QZ. Demolished November 2020.

NEW MICROPUB CHISLEHURST, COCKPIT, 4 Royal Parade, BR7 6NR. The Cockpit is Chislehurst's first micropub, and opened its doors for the first time in late December 2020. Unfortunately with the Covid crisis in full swing, the pub is currently only able to offer a takeaway service. At the time of writing this operates from Thursday to Sunday in the afternoon and early evening. A choice of real ales from small local breweries is available. The house beer, named PIT - is a pale ale brewed by BritHop.

WEST WICKHAM, SWAN (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 2-4 High Street, BR4 0NJ. Moved to Stonegate’s “Great UK Pubs” brand.


SW16, NORBURY (Wellington), 1300 London Road, SW16 4DG. Did not reopen following March lockdown. Lease handed back to Wellington and likely to be for sale.

CROYDON, ORCHARD, 116 Orchard Way, CR0 7NN. Closed and sold towards end of 2019. Planning app to retain pub converting upstairs to four flats resubmitted Nov 2020 following previous refusal.

CROYDON, PORTER & SORTER (Marston's), Station Road, CR0 6BT. Sold by Wizard Inns (Marstons) to Network Rail for £10m on 15/09/2020 - likely to be leased back to Marstons until East Croydon Station redevelopment..

NEW TAPROOM CROYDON, SIGNAL TAP ROOM, 8 Stirling Way, Beddington Farm Road, CR0 4XN. Signal's taproom is part of the brewery premises, and is normally open on a Saturday afternoon. Up to 6 keg beers will be served, subject to availability.

SUTTON, SHINNER & SUDTONE (Antic), 67 High Street, SM1 1DT. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.


EC1, HOPE (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 94 Cowcross Street, EC1M 6BH. ), 2-4 High Street, BR4 0NJ. Moved to Stonegate’s “Best City Pubs” brand.

EC1, RUST & ROSES, 90 Old Street, EC1V 9AX. Re-opened as a Korean Restaurant July 2020

EC1, THREE KINGS (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 7 Clerkenwell Close, EC1R 0DY. Moved to Stonegate’s “Best City Pubs” brand.

EC2, DAVY'S, 25 Basinghall Street, EC2V 5HA. Closed following lease expiry - future uncertain.

EC3, ADRIATICO, 12-14 Mitre Street, EC3A 5BU. Not re-opening after 2nd covid lockdown - future uncertain.

EC3, NEW MOON (Greene King), 88 Gracechurch Street, EC3V 0DN. Moved to GK’s Metropolitan Pub Co brand.

EC3, REVOLUTION (New Inventive Bar Co), 1 America Square, EC3N 2LS. Announced on 30 November they will not be returning to America Square.

EC3, THREE TUNS (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co),, 36 Jewry Street, EC3N 2EX. Moved to Stonegate’s “Best City Pubs” brand.

EC4, BELL(Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 29 Bush Lane, EC4R 0AN. Moved to Stonegate’s “Best City Pubs” brand.

EC4, FOUR SISTERS TOWNHOUSE, 5 Groveland Court, Bow Lane, EC4M 9EH. Closed following Four Sisters Leisure Ltd going insolvent - building being refurbished, and for lease via Nash Bond Ltd

EC4, PATERNOSTER CHOP HOUSE, Warwick Court, 3 Paternoster Square. Closed following relocation to former Union bar. Current occupancy of site unknown.

EC4, SEA HORSE (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 64 Queen Victoria Street, EC4N 4SJ. Moved to Stonegate’s “Best City Pubs” brand.

EC4, UNION (Union Bar & Grill Ltd), 35 Old Bailey, EC4M 7AU. Closed during March lockdown. PATERNOSTER CHOP HOUSE relocated here in December 2020 from Paternoster Square. 5 draft keg beers on menu.

E1, DOG & TRUCK (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 72 Back Church Lane, E1 1LX. Moved to Stonegate’s “Craft Pubs” brand.

E2, OLD GEORGE (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 379 Bethnal Green Road, E2 0AN. Now part of Stonegate’s “Craft Pubs” brand.

E4, DOVECOTE (Ei Group), Friday Hill, E4 6EL. Reopened.

E4, KINGS FORD (Wetherspoon), 250-252 Chingford Mount Road, E4 8JL. Dec 2020 - for sale /rent from Warrant Group.

E7, FOREST TAVERN (Antic), 173 Forest Lane, E7 9BB. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.

E8, FARR'S SCHOOL OF DANCING (Antic), 17-19 Dalston Lane, E8 3DF. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.

E13, SWAN (Admiral Taverns), 1 Balaam Street, E13 8EB. The License surrendered by Admiral in February and was boarded up by December.

E13, VICTORIA TAVERN , 28 High Street, E13 0AJ. Lease expired in May. Pub awaiting demolition to be replaced by flats under 2016 planning application.


N21, QUEENS HEAD (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 41 Station Road, London, N21 3NB. Moved to Stonegate’s “Great UK Pubs” brand.


KINGSTON, KINGSTON (Tavern Property Co), 88, London Road, KT2 6PX. Finally reopened as KINGSTON 1 following three year conversion to hotel with integral bar and brasserie. No Real Ale.

KINGSTON, WOODY`S, 5 Ram Passage, High Street, KT1 1HH. Real Ale reinstated with one changing beer.


N1, LIBRARY (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 235 Upper Street, N1 1RU. Moved to Stonegate’s “Craft Pubs” brand.

N1, NORTH BY NORTHWEST , 188-190 New North Road, N1 7BJ. To become KNOW WHERE SPECIAL following refurbishment and when it is allowed to open.

N1, POET (Ei Group), 55 Baring Street, N1 3DS. Will revert to BARING ARMS when it reopens.

N8, HARRINGAY ARMS (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 153 Crouch Hill, N8 9QH. Reverted to a Ei tenanted pub.

N16, CLISSOLD PARK TAVERN (Tavern Property Co), 177 Green Lanes, N16 9DB. Freehold sold to The Max Barney Pub Company

N17, WHITE HART (Punch Taverns), 51-57 The Hale, N17 9JZ. Long closed, now demolished.

NW1, GOOD MIXER (Max Barney Pub Company), 30 Inverness Street, NW1 7HJ. Freehold being marketed by AG&G Nov 2020.

NW9, WISHING WELL (Ei Group), 171-175 Church Lane, NW9 8JS. Now back in the hands of Terry O'Sullivan under his Quillrise company following expiry of lease to Ei Group. Was the first of his Wishing Well chain opened in 1994.

NW10, SHOP, 75 Chamberlayne Road, NW10 3ND. Renamed ARABELLA'S HOUSE Bar & Restaurant.

W1T, NORTHUMBERLAND ARMS (Faucet Inns), 119 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 5AJ. Now part of Stonegate’s “Best City Pubs” brand.

WC1, EASTON (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 22 Easton Street, WC1X 0DS. Moved to Stonegate’s “Craft Pubs” brand.

WC1, YORKSHIRE GREY (Ei Group), 2 Theobalds Road, WC1X 8PN. Tenant handed back keys on London going into Tier 3.


W4, CONNOLLY'S (Ei Group), 450 Chiswick High Road, W4 5TT. No Real Ale.

HAMPTON COURT, MITRE HOTEL, Hampton Court Road, KT8 9BN. Reopened October 2020 after an extensive multi-million pound makeover.

RICHMOND, DUKE (Tavern Property Co), 2-3 Duke Street, TW9 1HP. Already reported closed - for lease via Savills.

RICHMOND, HOPE (Ei Group), 115-117 Kew Road, TW9 2PN. Reopened as the RICHMOND CLUB. No real ale. ABK Hell and Weissbier beer on draught.

TWICKENHAM, FOX (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 39 Church Street, TW1 3NR. Now part of Stonegate’s “Craft Pubs” brand.


SE1, LORD CLYDE (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 27 Clennam Street, SE1 1ER. Now part of Stonegate’s “Best City Pubs” brand.

SE1, MARQUIS OF WELLINGTON (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 21 Druid Street, SE1 2HH. Now part of Stonegate’s “Craft Pubs” brand.

NEW BAR SE1, MATCHBOXSE1, Borough Market, SE1 1TL. Bar and restaurant located behind the Rake pub in Borough Market.

SE5, BEAR (Wellington), 296a Camberwell New Rd, SE5 0RP. For lease via Savills Jan 2021 having closed Nov 2017 for extensive rebuilding converting upper floors to 7 flats.

NEW MICROPUB SE9, BERRY & BARREL , 18 Well Hall Parade, SE9 6SP. Family-run micropub serving craft beers, real ales, wines, gins and cocktails. Opened in a former dry cleaner's in December 2020.

SE9, ELTHAM GPO (Antic), 4 Passey Place, SE9 5DQ. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.

NEW BAR SE10, OLD JOINERY, Ravensbourne Wharf, Norman Road, SE10 9QF. Bar and live music venue with a large outside area overlooking Deptford Creek.

SE10, ROYAL STANDARD , 67 Pelton Road, SE10 9AH. Reported by CAMRA member as closed before Covid-19 lockdown.A Victorian pub on the corner of Pelton Road and Christchurch Way. Typical Guinness and lager offerings but no real ale.

SE11, OLD RED LION (Antic), 42 Kennington Park Road, SE11 4RS. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.

SE14, ROYAL ALBERT (Antic), 460 New Cross Road, SE14 6TJ. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.

SE15, GOLDEN ANCHOR , 16 Evelina Road, SE15 2DX. Having featured in Saving Britain's Pubs With Tom Kerridge, a real ale was installed as part of the makeover.

SE15, HOLLYDALE TAVERN (Wellington), 115 Hollydale Road, SE15 2TF. Closed. Ground floor for lease via Savills Jan 2021.

SE15, JOHN THE UNICORN (Antic), 157-159 Rye Lane, SE15 4TL. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.

SE16, ST JAMES OF BERMONDSEY (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 72 St James Road, SE16 4QZ. Now part of Stonegate’s “Craft Pubs” brand.

SE18, GREYHOUND (Star), 20 Kingsman Parade, SE18 5QE. Owner now Hawthorn Leisure. Lease transferred to Hawthorn Leisure Community Pubs Limited from Star June 2020.

SE18, LORD HERBERT (Ei Group), 47 Herbert Road, SE18 3SZ..Following the retirement of long standing landlord John Hanley, the Lord Herbert reopened under new management in December 2020. Guinness and lager are the mainstay however real ale is also on offer (Wadworth 6X).

SE19, WALKER BRIGGS (Antic), 23 Westow Hill, SE19 1TQ. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.

SE19, WESTOW HOUSE (Antic), 79 Westow Hill, SE19 1TX. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.

SE23, SYLVAN POST (Antic), 24-28 Dartmouth Road, SE23 3XU. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.

SE26, ALFRED (Town Centre Inns), 178 Sydenham Road, SE26 5RP. Renamed PRINCE ALFRED. Street corner premises, refurbished recently, has one large bareboarded L-shaped bar area, with a decked outside space at the rear. Beer range varies and the licensee gets customers to suggest which beers to obtain. 2 handpumps.

SE27, KNOWLES OF NORWOOD (Antic), 294-296 Norwood Road, SE27 9AF. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.


SW2, EFFRA SOCIAL (Antic), 89 Effra Road, SW2 1DF. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.

SW4, 64TH & SOCIAL (--individual--), 64 Clapham High Street, SW4 7UL. Renamed SIXTY FOUR. A cocktail bar with a couple of draught beers from Camden.

SW8, DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE (Mendoza), 74 Lansdowne Way, SW8 2DR. Converted to Avenida, a Brazilian burger house / restuarant, December 2020

SW11, REVOLUTION (Inventive Leisure), 276-288 Lavender Hill, SW11 1LJ. Renamed LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN. Opened as a Wetherspoons in December 2020.

SW12, WE BROUGHT BEER), 28 Hildreth Street, SW12 9RQ. Reopened without the seating on 19 September 2020 as part of Clapton Craft off licence chain.

SW12, WOLFGANG'S BEER HAUS, 90-92 Balham High Road, SW12 9AA. Has not reopened since the March lockdown.

SW16, PRATTS & PAYNE (Antic), 103 Streatham High Road, SW16 1HJ. One of the former Antic managed pubs now operated by Portobello.

SW17, DYNAMO, 16/18 Ritherdon Road, SW17 8QD. Renamed LOVE TRIANGLE, a pizza cafe since August 2020, but with a small selection of canned craft beers

SW18, COUNTRY HOUSE (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 2-4 Groton Road, SW18 4EP. Moved to Stonegate’s “Great UK Pubs” brand.

SW18, GROSVENOR ARMS (Ei Group/Frontier Pubs), 204 Garratt Lane, SW18 4ED. Apart from a limited takeaway service, has remained closed since March and is no longer listed on the Frontier website.

SW18, HALLOWED BELLY (Pioneer Hospitality), 573 Garratt Lane, SW18 4ST. Reverted to OPEN PAGE by 'Bar & Dining' with keg beers in December 2020.


NW1, SIR JOHN BALCOMBE (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 21 Balcombe Street, NW1 6HE. Moved to Stonegate’s “Best City Pubs” brand.

NW8, SALT HOUSE (Max Barney Pub Company), 63 Abbey Road, NW8 0AE. Being marketed by AG&G Nov 2020.

SW1, MARQUIS OF WESTMINSTER (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 50 Warwick Way, SW1V 1RY. Moved to Stonegate’s “Best City Pubs” brand.

SW1, RILEYS SPORTS BAR (Rileys Sports Bars (2014) Ltd), 80 Haymarket, SW1Y 4TE. Closed in March - building was being refurbished.

SW1, SPEAKER (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 46 Great Peter Street, SW1P 2HA. Moved to Stonegate’s “Best City Pubs” brand.

SW6, WAHLEEAH (Ei Group), 18 Farm Lane, SW6 1PP. To reopen as SIXES by Sixes Cricket Ltd. Was LAZY FOX.

W1, COCO MOMO (TRG/Brunning & Price), 79 Marylebone High Street, W1U 5JZ. Leasehold acquired for £200,000 by Santi & Santi aka Marylebone Leisure. Renamed HOME MARYLEBONE

W6, HAMPSHIRE HOG (Star), 227 King Street, W6 9JT. Renamed HAMPSHIRE. Real Ale status unknown.

W8, UXBRIDGE ARMS (Ei Group/Bermondsey Pub Co), 13 Uxbridge Street, W8 7TQ. Moved to Stonegate’s “Best City Pubs” brand.

W11, METROPOLITAN (Max Barney Pub Company), 60 Great Western Road, W11 1AB. Freehold being marketed by AG&G Nov 2020.


W3, CASTLE (Fuller's), 140 Victoria Road, W3 6UL. .Reports of signage removal Dec 2020. Fuller's had already sold pub to developer.

W13, STAR & SCORPION (Star), 94 Uxbridge Road, W13 8RA. During second lockdown, handpumps removed.