WhatPub updates to 10 May 2021
The following represent updates to CAMRA's WhatPub database took place between 14 March and 10 May 2021
CROYDON & SUTTON
SE19, AFFINITY BREW CO , 22 Church Road, SE19 2ET. This is a new outlet for Affinity, who brew their beers in the basement of the Grosvenor Arms in Brixton. A variety of cans and 1.5 litre growler fills is advertised in the window. A window plaque from the Norwood Society says that John Pike, a Tailor, traded on the site in the late nineteenth century.
SE19, POSTAL ORDER (Wetherspoons), 33 Westow Street, SE19 3RW. The pubco announced in March 2021 that they will be giving up the lease and not reopening.
CROYDON, GLAMORGAN, 81 Cherry Orchard Road, CR0 6BE. Planning application withdrawn March 2021.
CROYDON, PHOENIX, 12 Station Road, CR0 2RB. This small pub near West Croydon station has now been demolished as part of the redevelopment of Station Road.
EAST LONDON & CITY
EC1, CRAFT BEER CO, 233 Old Street, EC1V 9HE. Converted to cocktail bar as SIMMONS OLD STREET.
EC1, DRAFT HOUSE FARRINGDON (BrewDog), 55 Charterhouse Street, EC1M 6HA. Renamed SMITHFIELD MARKET ARMS. No longer offers a CAMRA discount.
EC1, PIVO , 2-4 Old Street, EC1V 9AA. Breweries Bar, Restaurant and bottle shop. Czech beers and food.
EC2, CITY GOLF CLUB, 40 Coleman Street, EC2R 5EH. Now a fitness centre
EC2, CORNEY & BARROW, 5 Exchange Square, EC2A 2EH. Demolished - land now part of Exchange Park
EC2, SINK PONG, 2-4 Paul Street, EC2A 4JH. Refurbished & renamed JOINER ON WORSHIP STREET - now an American themed bar on 3 floors.
EC3, CRAFTY FELLAS, 29-30 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, EC3V 1LR. Closed and on the market - leaseholder went into liquidation.
EC4, ALL BAR ONE (M&B), 44-46 Ludgate Hll, EC4M 7DE. Renamed FLEETS and opertated by Urban Pubs & Bars
EC4, FINE LINE (Fuller’s), 1 Bow Churchyard, EC4M 9HH. Reopened.
EC4, HOOP & GRAPES (Shepherd Neame), 80 Farringdon Street, EC4A 4BL. Closed for area redevelopment - will reopen in a few years.
E1, LIGHT, 233 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6PJ. Reopened as LIGHT BAR & DINING Bars across 3 floors. Keg & Bottles with keg from Camden Town and Forest Road breweries.
E7, TRACKS , Railway Arches, 437 Cranmer Road, E7 0JN. Breweries Bar & Restaurant in a railway arch. Large garden. Mixture of Kegs,Bottles & cans
E8, KRAFT DALSTON , 130a Kingsland High Street, E8 2LQ. Breweries bar located in the Kingland Locke hotel. The venue contains a microbrewery and gin Distillery. The microbrewery will brew German style fresh beer. Food is from Le Bab.
E8, HACKNEY TAP (Bloomsbury Leisure), 354 Mare Street, E8 1HR. Opened. 27 Taps and Gyoza dumplings.
E8, FLYNN'S (Stonegate), 418 Mare Street, E8 1HP. Renamed CROWN by new leaseholder True Pub Co.
E9, OLD STREET BREWERY , Unit 1, Queens Yard, E9 5EN. New brewery and taproom for Old Street Brewery.
E9, WHITE POST , Building 4, Schwarz Wharf, 92 White Post Lane, E9 5EN. Canal side Cafe & Bar
E14, ALL BAR ONE (M&B), 42 McKenzie Walk, E14 5EH. Closed.
E14, SLUG & LETTUCE (Stonegate), 51-55 Mackenzie Walk, 30 South Colonnade, E14 4QQ. Closed.
E17, HIGH HILL , Unit 10, Lockwood Way, E17 5QQ. Taproom and premises for Hackney Brewery.
ENFIELD & BARNET
N14, MAZE INN, 7 Chase Side, N14 5BP. 11 1 Demolished c.2020 having closed in 2016.
NW4, KELLY'S, 407-411 Hendon Way, NW4 3LH. Planning granted Feb 2021 to convert to 52 room hotel.
NW11, GATE LODGE, 622 Finchley Road, NW11 7RR. 11 1 Change 'Type 0.1Small shop conversion,no real ale
NW11, PAPILLON, 30 Market Place, Falloden Way, NW11 6JJ. 11 1 Change 'Type 1.1Signage removed by July 2020. Became Kasa Bar & Grill - a Kosher restaurant with limited keg offerings (Peroni and Grolsch)Small shop conversion, opened in 2008. Overtly modern, up-market interior. Specialises in cocktails.
ENFIELD, ROSE & CROWN, Clay Hill, EN2 9AJ. Real Ale reinstated includes Timothy Taylor Landlord.
ENFIELD, OLD BELL, 223 Baker Street, EN1 3LA. Demolished 2020 having closed 2017. Residential development of land has been submitted.
ENFIELD WASH, ENFIELD HIGHWAY WORKING MENS CLUB, 97 Ordnance Road, EN3 6AG. Closed for redevelopment 2017 - demolished c.2020. The plans to include a social club on ground floor of the replacement building have been shelved.
N1, BARING ARMS (Stonegate), 55 Baring Street, N1 3DS. Reopened as the BARING.. Was POET.
N1, DUCHESS OF KENT, 40 Half Moon Crescent, N1 0TJ. Closed c.2005 - planning app to demolish received in 2016, validated in 2017, advertised in 2019 and rejected in 2020. Appeal in 2021!
N1, LORD CLYDE (Stonegate), 340-342 Essex Road, N1 3PB. Renamed ENGLE FIELD.Timothy Taylor Landlord and Purity Mad Goose available in straight glasses or tankards.
N4, HAPPY MAN, 89 Woodberry Grove, N4 2SB. Having closed in 2019, demolished by September 2020 to be replaced by housing.
N17, CORNER PIN, 732 High Road, N17 0AG. Becames Spurs Ticket Office - to return as a pub following granting of planning permission in December.
N19, BRENDAN THE NAVIGATOR (Tavern Propco), 90 Highgate Hill, N19 5NQ. Now open and selling Sharp’s Doom Bar. Formerly TOURIAN LOUNGE and OLD CROWN INN.
N22, LORD NELSON, 232-234 High Road, N22 8HH. Converted to Turkish 'Nivan Restaurant'.
NW1, DRAFT HOUSE CAMDEN ROAD (BrewDog), 102-104 Camden Road, NW1 9EA. Renamed CAMDEN ROAD ARMS.
NW5, DUKE OF ST ALBANS, Highgate Road, NW5 1QX. Became Carob Tree restaurant but that has gone (May 2021) To reopen as a wine bar called Swain's.
NW5, HOOT N' ANNIES, 180 Kentish Town Road, NW5 2AE. Reopened in March 2021 as Smoky Corner restaurant.
NW6, CZECH & SLOVAK CLUB, 74 West End Lane, NW6 2LX. Renamed BOHEMIA HOUSE to reflect new management by one of the founders of the Bohem Brewery. Two of their London-brewed Czech style beers feature on tap alongside Pisner Urquell and bottled beers from Budvar.
WC1, HORSE & WIG, Cromwell House, 14 Fulwood Place, WC1V 6HZ. Real ale no longer available.
WC1, YORKSHIRE GREY (Stonegate), 2 Theobalds Road, WC1X 8PN. Reopened in May as one of Stonegate’s Best City Pubs. .
RICHMOND & HOUNSLOW
SW14, KEW BREWHOUSE, 477 Upper Richmond Road West, SW14 7PU. Reopened and renamed CTZN BREWHOUSE.
TEDDINGTON, CLOCK HOUSE (Stonegate), 69 High Street, TW11 8HA. Reverted to KINGS ARMS
TWICKENHAM, TW2 TAPROOM, 80-82 The Green, TW2 5AG. Renamed GREEN but yet to open.
TWICKENHAM, CRAFTY WINGER, 29/31 York Street, TW1 3JZ. Renamed CITIZEN BREW. A Restaurant/Bar/Brewhouse. New enterprise offering craft beer and food, who have yet to open their doors.
TWICKENHAM, REAL ALE, 371 Richmond Road, TW1 2EF. Renamed REAL DRINKS
TWICKENHAM, M BAR & GRILL, Brewery Lane Brewery Wharf, TW1 1AA. Closed - lease on the market.
SOUTH EAST LONDON
SE8, VICTORIA, 177 Grove Street, SE8 3QQ. Having been derelict for over 10 years, the pub was restored and refurbished by Lend Lease as part of a wider local redevelopment, and reopened in Dec 2020. Has a single open-plan bar area on the ground floor and a paved external seating area to the side. Music is often playing both inside and outside. The range of keg beers is mainly from London breweries. Sister pub of the Railway Tavern, Dalston.
SE10, ELEMENTS, Novotel Hotel, 173-185 Greenwich High Road, SE10 8JA. Renamed GOURMET BAR.
SE10, ENDERBY HOUSE (Young’s), 23 Telegraph Avenue, SE10 0TH. A spacious Thames-side Young's pub opened in Spring 2021 and situated approximately one mile east of Greenwich town centre. Housed in the Grade II listed Enderby House and adjoining modern extension incorporating a roof terrace. Enderby House itself dates from the mid-19th Century and was originally owned by the firm of Samuel Enderby, once Britain's largest whaling company and pioneers of Arctic exploration. Following the demise of the whaling industry the building was acquired by Glass Elliott & Company who manufactured part of the first transatlantic telegraph cable. Three casks beers are available on handpump, along with a wide selection of other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
SE10, MITRE, 338 Tunnel Approach, SE10 0PF. Reopened following fire Nov 2017. Now a nightclub and event space called STUDIO 338
SE13, SUTTONS RADIO, 139-141 Lewisham High Street, SE13 6AA. Closed since March 2020. All the bar counter and back bar fittings have been removed. Future uncertain.
SE13, VINOTECH SOCIAL , Unit 1, River Mill One, Station Road, SE13 5FL Opened in November 2019, a hospitality venture in a unit incorporated underneath a residential tower block and seconds away from Lewisham National Rail and Docklands Light Railway stations. Principally a wine and cocktail bar with an emphasis on pizza meals. There are several draught keg beers available from the likes of Brixton and Five Points and a limited range of bottled and canned beer.
SOUTH WEST LONDON
SW8, BATTERSEA BARGE, Tideway Walk, Nine Elms Lane, SW8 5BP. Reopened..
SW9, HERO OF SWITZERLAND, 142 Loughborough Road, SW9 7LL. Now boarded up pending demolition after planning application submitted April 2019 and approved by Lambeth Council (August 2020) to replace with 13-storey building including new pub at basement, ground and mezzanine floor levels.
SW11, BEN'S CANTEEN, 140 St Johns Hill, SW11 1SL. 11 1 Converted to Tapajax Tapas bar & restaurant when able to open in July 2020.
SW11, DRAFT HOUSE NORTHCOTE (BrewDog), 94 Northcote Road, SW11 6QW. Renamed NORTHCOTE ARMS.
SW11, DRAFT HOUSE WESTBRIDGE (BrewDog), 74-76 Battersea Bridge Road, SW11 3AG. Renamed DUKE OF BATTERSEA
SW15, TELEGRAPH (Brunning & Price), Telegraph Road, Putney Heath, SW15 3TU. Reopened in the Autumn of 2020. Large selection of real ales mostly from London breweries.
NW6, CARLTON TAVERN , 33a Carlton Vale, NW6 5EU. A site now nationally-famous to CAMRA members; after being illegally demolished the developer was forced by Westminster Council to rebuild this pub brick by brick. Much was salvaged from the wreckage of the old pub, including tiles, reusable bricks and the original bar and fireplaces, and some of the decorative ceilings were also rescued. The opportunity has been taken to redesign the internal layout by moving the kitchen to the basement, which had previously been used as changing rooms for a local hockey team. The new pub reopened on 12 April 2021 subject to Covid restrictions. The pub will be showcasing the best brewers and distillers in London, alongside a fresh, seasonal menu in the new dining room. A couple of real ales are available.
SW1A, SPOONS UNDER THE WATER (McMullen), 18 Whitehall, SW1A 2DY. Will reopened as HORSE & GUARDSMAN in the autumn. Was MOON ON THE MALL.
SW6, DUKE ON THE GREEN (Youngs), 235 New Kings Road, SW6 4XG. Reopened.
SW6, PARSONS GREEN SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB , Broomhouse Lane, SW6 3DP. Dating back to 1885, the Parsons Green Sports & Social Club is a members’ club located in a pleasant part of Fulham. The Club completed a major redevelopment in 2019, and now has a new Clubhouse, and landscaped grounds with six floodlit tennis courts, a Racquets Pavilion housing two squash courts, a bowling green and a croquet lawn. Real ale is served in the Clubhouse bar.
SW6, WAHLEEAH (Stonegate), 18 Farm Lane, SW6 1PP. This site has now become a cricket-simulator venue SIXES CRICKET CLUB, minimum two players per session which is booked in hour slots. Family-friendly and kids can use the simulator from age 5 upwards. It is entirely possible to drink and eat without cricketing. Open from morning until late, Sixes offers all day dining with an English pub-classics menu. Drinks include craft beers and lagers plus a good range of cocktails, wines and spirits.
SW6, WELLINGTON (Manica Properties), 56 Haldane Road, SW6 7EU. Reopened and now offers 20% off Real Ale before 5pm everyday and 10% off after 5pm everyday with a valid CAMRA members card.
SW6, WHITE HORSE, 1-3 Parsons Green, SW6 4UL. As at April 2021 it is reported that no cask ale is on offer for the foreseeable future.
SW6, MALT HOUSE (Brakspear), 17 Vanston Place, SW6 1AY. Closed due to Covid trading conditions
SW10, CHELSEA PENSIONER, 358 Fulham Road, SW10 9UU. As at March 2021 the lease of this site is on offer via Sidney Phillips & Co.
W1, BROWNS BAR & BRASSERIE (M&B), 47 Maddox Street, W1S 2PG. Closed. License transferred to Pronos Sa of Luxembourg!
W1, PILLARS OF HERCULES (Stonegate), 7 Greek Street, W1D 4DF. Renamed JIMI LOVES GLORIA in honour of Jimi Hendrix and operated by Adventure Bar group.
W2, BONDI GREEN , Brunel Building, 1-2 Canalside Walk, W2 1DG. The newest outlet for the Daisy Green collection of Australian-themed sites. Rather splendidly designed and drenched in natural light from the huge windows in the new Brunel Building, the designers themed the space around what is described as “a Miami palette of clashing pinks, corals, pale mints, teal greens and dusky blues”. There are Art Deco-style banquettes in pale pink; and dining tables in contrasting marble colours with antique brass. A range of keg beers is available.
W6, DRAFT HOUSE (BrewDog), 238 Shepherds Bush Road, W6 7NL. Renamed DUKE OF HAMMERSMITH
W3, GOLDSMITH ARMS (Greene King), 130 East Acton Lane, W3 7ER. Demolished - a bar may appear on the ground floor of the replacement residential development.
W5, BREWDOG EALING (BrewDog), Unit 25 Dickens Yard, W5 2TD. Newly opened Brewdog in central Ealing, close to the Town Hall. Usual styling, plenty of outdoor seating and the staff appear keen and helpful. Good modern craft beer outlet.
W5, COMMON ROOM, 3-4 Grosvenor Parade, W5 3NN. Having closed July 2019 - became Sushi Restaurant July 2020.
W5, PARK ROYAL HOTEL (Hilton), Connell Crescent, Western Avenue, W5 3BQ. Opened in September 2020 on the site of the original Park Royal Hotel retaining the facade at a cost of £26m. Sadly the bar has the usual keg range.
W7, WHITE HART (Fuller’s), 324 Greenford Avenue, W7 3DA. Demolished. Planning was approved for the erection of part-three, part-four storey building to provide 15 residential units.
GREENFORD, BELMULLET TAVERN, 2 Ruislip Road, UB6 9QN. Renamed DICEY REILLY'S. by new operator Newline Pub Company.
GREENFORD, YARD, 1211 Greenford Road, UB6 0HY. Renamed TIFFTY'S TAVERN.
KENTON, RAINBAR, 34 Kenton Park Parade, Kenton Road, HA3 8DN. Single-unit shop-conversion pub within a 1930s parade of shops. Typical of the many unassuming small shop-conversion pubs which are to be found in Outer North-West London, except that South Asiann food is to be found, rather than televised GAA sports. Cosy and intimate. No handpumps; the usual keg offerings. Has been operating as a members only establishment since c.2005 but in recent years has converted to pub status.
NORTHWOOD HILLS, THREE WISHES , 53 Joel Street, HA6 1NZ. Sports bar opened Autumn last year in the part of the former William Jolle not operating as a co-op. Three standard real ales were available on opening.
WEMBLEY, RICKSHAW LONDON, 210 Preston Road, HA9 8PB. Having closed in December 2016, reopened as a Sweet Eden deserts in July 2020.
WEMBLEY, STADIUM (BAR & GRILL), 10 The Broadway, HA9 8JU. Renamed DUCK & DIVE by new operator Newline Pub Company.