WhatPub updates to 8 January 2022
The following represent updates to CAMRA's WhatPub database took place between 13 November 2022 and 8 January 2022.
BELVEDERE, PRINCE OF WALES (Stonegate). Now Cask Marque accredited.
BELVEDERE, ROYAL STANDARD (Trust Inns), 39 Nuxley Road, DA17 5JN. Now Cask Marque accredited.
BEXLEY, GEORGE (Greene King), 74 Bexley High Street, DA5 1AJ. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
BEXLEYHEATH, RED BARN (Stonegate), Barnehurst Road, DA7 6HG. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
BEXLEYHEATH, WILLIAM CAMDEN (Greene King), 91 Avenue Road, DA7 4EQ. Reopened following refurbishment.
BLACKFEN, GEORGE STAPLES (Stonegate), 273 Blackfen Road, DA15 8PR. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers. Understood offers 10% off real ales instead.
SIDCUP, HALFWAY HOUSE (individual/unknown/independent), 188c Halfway Street, DA15 8DJ. Offers a real cider.
BECKENHAM, MANOR HOUSE (RedCat), 150-156 High Street, BR3 1EA. Closed suddenly on 1 January. Future uncertain.
BROMLEY, OAK (Tavern Property Co), 206 Widmore Road, BR1 2RH. The pub closed on January 29th 2022 for refurbishment, reopening in June 2022. As part of this process, the handpumps were removed - cask ale is no longer available.
BROMLEY, STAR & GARTER (individual/unknown/Ragamuffin Ltd), 227 High Street, BR1 1NZ. No longer offers real cider.
ORPINGTON, CHELSFIELD LAKES GOLF CENTRE, Court Road, BR6 9BX. Open to all Golf Centre bar. Tonbridge Traditional Ale available.
CROYDON & SUTTON
SE19, VARANDA, 35 Westow Street, SE19 3RW. Business ceased as cost of winter-proofing the building made it unviable. This venue closed on 31 December 2022.
SE25, KILKENNY TAVERN (Stonegate), 1 Selhurst Road, SE25 5PP. Reverted to WHITE HORSE after being called The Holmesdale, and then from 2021 the Kilkenny Tavern. Still no real ale,.
CHEAM, OLDE RED LION (Stonegate), 17 Park Road, SM3 8QB. No longer accepts CAMRA Vocuhers.
CROYDON, ALMA TAVERN (Heineken), 127-129 Lower Addiscombe Road, CR0 6PU. Cask ale is occasionally available.
CROYDON, BEDFORD TAVERN (Greene King//Whelans Pub Company), 16 Sydenham Road, CR0 2EF. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
COULSDON, PEMBROKE (Stonegate), 12-16 Chipstead Valley Road, CR5 2RA. No longer accepts CAMRA Vocuhers.
CROYDON, RIFF RAFFS, 28 George Street, CR0 1PB. Located opposite the George Street tram stop, this conversion of a former stationery shop is a deceptively spacious bar. It now has a hand-pump for an occasional cask ale. It offers up to 6 keg or KeyKeg beers (including a properly brewed lager) and 2 real ciders (keg and bag in box), along with a selection of gins. It is not yet set up for cask ale but this will follow in due course. The decoration of the bar is 'work in progress' and this description will be updated, as will the opening times, as the bar becomes more established. Future plans, subject to licensing, include low-key live music and occasional film screenings.
KENLEY, WATTENDEN ARMS (Stonegate), 5 Old Lodge Lane, CR8 5EU. No longer accepts CAMRA Vocuhers.
NORTH CHEAM, LORD NELSON (Stonegate), 837 London Road, SM3 9DR. No longer accepts CAMRA Vocuhers.
PURLEY, PEAR TREE (Stonegate), 908 Brighton Road, CR8 2LN. No longer accepts CAMRA Vocuhers.
SUTTON, OLD BANK (Stonegate), 2 High Street, SM1 1HN. No longer accepts CAMRA Vocuhers.
EAST LONDON & CITY
E2, CARPENTER'S ARMS, 73 Cheshire Street, E2 6EG. Lease available from DCL. Still trading.
E2, GREAT BEYOND BREWING TAPROOM, 417 Union Walk, E2 8HP. Taproom for Great Beyond Beers who are a small craft brewery of sustainably produced beers.
E5, MERMAID, 181 Clarence Road, E5 8EE. Reopened as a bar/restaurant in October 2022 called BLACK HEN .No Real Ale
E5, RIVER LEA BOATHOUSE, Boathouse, Spring Hill, E5 9BL. Mainly an events venue it does hold regular events that are open to the public such as Music nights on a Friday and Roast Dinners on a Sunday. Bar only has keg beer but does overlook the river.
E9, GLOBE (Stonegate), 20 Morning Lane, E9 6NA. Now under Craft Union format. Landlord & Doom Bar.
E9, HECTOR & NOBLE (Heineken UK), 233-235 Victoria Park Road, E9 7HD. Renamed HAWKE by new operator Hackney Pubs.
E9, KENTON, 38 Kenton Road, E9 7AB. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
E9, LAURISTON (LHR Pubs), 162 Victoria Park Road, E9 7JN. No longer sells real ale.
E11, SOLVAY SOCIETY TAPROOM, Arch 223, Dyers Hall Road, E11 4AF. Brewery ceased trading for financial reasons.
E14, LOCKDOWN ROOM (//), Hopewell Square, Leamouth Peninsula, E14 0SY. Inspired by the 2020 lock down. 8 Craft Beers and street food.
E14, SODA & FRIENDS (//), 20 Hopewell Square, London City Island, E14 0SY. Cocktail bar with two keg beers on London City Island
E14, SPORTS BAR & GRILL (Stonegate), 1 Crossrail Place, E14 5AR. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
E17, CHEQUERS (Rose Pubs), 145 High Street, E17 7BX. No longer regulaly sells real ale but may be available on an occasional basis.
E17, GOOSE (Stonegate/ /Stonegate), 264 Hoe Street, E17 3AX. No longer accepts CAMRA vouchers.
E17, PRETTY DECENT BREWERY & TAPROOM, Unit 10, Uplands Business Park, Blackhorse Lane, E17 5QJ. New site which houses a 1500 litre brew house and dispenses 20 taps of ever changing beer.
E18, GEORGE (Stonegate), 70-74 High Road, E18 2QL. No longer accepts CAMRA vouchers.
EC1, ARTILLERY ARMS (Fuller Smith & Turner/unknown/Fuller's), 102 Bunhill Row, EC1Y 8ND. No longer offers a CAMRA discount.
EC1, BLEEDING HEART TAVERN, 19 Greville Street, EC1N 8SQ. Renamed BLEEDING HEART WINE BAR. No real ale.
EC1, INN OF COURT (Carmel Holdings Ltd (Bermuda)/Fuller's), 18 Holborn, EC1N 2LE. Closed. Fuller’s have exited the lease.
EC1, SHAKESPEARE (Punch), 2 Goswell Road, EC1M 7AA. No longer sells real ale..
EC1, SMITHFIELD MARKET ARMS (ex BrewDog), 55 Charterhouse Street, EC1M 6HA. Reopened as TEMPLE OF ART & MUSIC SMITHFIELD (TAM) live music venue. No real ale.
EC1, THREE COMPASSES (Heineken/Shannon Pubs), 66 Cowcross Street, EC1M 6BP. Real Ale reinstated - a changing beer such as Timothy Taylor Landlord.
EC1, WHITE BEAR, 57 St John Street, EC1M 4AN. Reopened by Breaking Bread Group. No real ale.
EC3, CROSSE KEYS (Wetherspoon), 7-12 Gracechurch Street, EC3V 0DR. Reopened.
EC3, WINDSOR (British Overseas Bank Nominees Ltd/Stonegate/Stonegate), 2 New London Street, EC3R 7NA. No longer accepts CAMRA vouchers.
ENFIELD & BARNET
N9, BEEHIVE (Greene King), 24 Little Bury Street,, N9 9JZ. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
N9, LAMB (Stonegate), 52-54 Church Street, N9 9PA. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
N12, TALLY HO (Stonegate), 749 High Road, N12 0BP. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
NW7, BRIDGE TAVERN, 9 The Broadway, NW7 3LN. No longer sells Real Ale.
NW7, REDICAN'S BAR, 3 Thornfield Parade, Holders Hill Road, NW7 1LN. Closed some point in 2022.
EAST BARNET, PRINCE OF WALES (Stonegate), 2 Church Hill Road, EN4 8TB. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
ENFIELD, SUN & WOOLPACK (Greene King), 640 Hertford Road, EN3 6LZ. Greene King have moved this pub into their 'Hive' franchise concept, a branded community pub model. Real ale reinstated, usually Greene King IPA.
KINGSTON & LEATHERHEAD
KINGSTON, WHELANS (Heineken/Whelans), 20, Richmond Road, KT2 5EB. No Real Ale.
SURBITON, BLUE ORCHID, 12 Claremont Road, KT6 4QU. Becoming a vape shop. No change of use permission applied for as far as we can see.
SURBITON, CASTLE (Stonegate), 108, King Charles Road, KT5 8QJ. Already reported closed with lease for sale, Being marketed by rightmove as suitable for redevelopment or change of use subject to planning.
N1, ALBION (Punch ), 10 Thornhill Road, N1 1HW. Cask Marque reinstated.
N1, BARING (Stonegate), 55 Baring Street, N1 3DS. Freehold bought by Milegate but now back on the market.
N1, DAY & NIGHT, 58 Penton Street, N1 9PZ. Reopened in November 2022 as HICCE HART. Three handpumps dispensing a cider and two wines! No Real Ale.
N1, HUNTER S (Stonegate), 194 Southgate Road, N1 3HT. Real Ale reinstated - Sharp's Doom Bar and Timothy Taylor Landlord.
N1, JACKS BAR (Heineken), 181 Upper Street, N1 1RQ. Closed and boarded up.
N1, LIBRARY (Stonegate), 235 Upper Street, N1 1RU. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
N1, MARQUESS TAVERN (Punch), 32 Canonbury Street, N1 2TB. Cask Marque re-accredited.
N1, MYDDLETON ARMS (Stonegate), 52 Canonbury Road, N1 2HS. Cask Marque re-accredited.
N1, SCOTTISH STORES (The Brill UK LLP), 2-4 Caledonian Road, N1 9DU. No real cider.
N7, HOUSE OF HAMMERTON (Hammerton Brewery), 99 Holloway Road, N7 8LT. Real Ale reinstated. A varying beer from Hammerton starting with N1
N8, HARRINGAY ARMS (Stonegate), 153 Crouch Hill, N8 9QH. No longer sells real ale.
N10, MUSWELL HILLBILLY TAPROOM, 14 Avenue Mews, N10 3NP. Based on recent conversations it would be more accurate to say that cask is available on special occasions - recently, Halloween and Guy Fawkes' Night, and currently the World Cup."
N17, FERRY BOAT INN (Stonegate), Ferry Lane, N17 9NG. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
N19, ROYAL OAK (Westcombe Hill Ltd/Stonegate), 250 St Johns Way, N19 3RJ. Freehold bought by Milegate but on the market again.
N22, KARAMEL, 4 Coburg Road, N22 6UJ. Renamed MAAD.
NW1, 3 LOCKS BREWERY TAP ROOM, Unit S14, Water Lane, NW1 8NZ. Recent (Dec 2022) opening of a new Taproom for the 3 Locks Brewery which can be seen through the glass partition. There is a large area upstairs and seating at the front which faces the Regent's Canal. Leaving the Taproom and turning right you will walk past the area occupied by the brewery and get to Unit N6 which at the time of writing was being used to show the Football World Cup but in future will be utilised as an events space. Currently (Dec 2022) just the one beer from 3 Locks - a pale ale using English hops. There are 9 other taps with beers from such as Brick and Brixton. Food can be brought in from nearby vendors.
NW1, BUCKS HEAD (Stonegate), 202 Camden High Street, NW1 8QR. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
NW1, EUSTON TAP (Bloomsbury Leisure Group), West & East Lodges, 190 Euston Road, NW1 2EF. Now Locale accredited for Redemption beers.
NW1, PEMBROKE CASTLE (Stonegate), 150 Gloucester Avenue,, NW1 8JA. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
NW1, SIGNAL BOX (Fullers), Unit 53, Euston Station, NW1 2DU. Now offers 20% off Real Ale for CAMRA members.
NW1, WHITE MUSTACHE (Camden Council/Mendoza), 7 Stanhope Parade, Stanhope Street, NW1 3RA. Reopened as REGENTS LOUNGE. No Real Ale
NW2, WINDMILL (B & B London Limited/unknown/independent), 57 Cricklewood Broadway, NW2 3JX. The pub is open again but we do not know if this is permanent or just for the period of the World Cup?
NW3, ENTERPRISE (Camden Bars), 2 Haverstock Hill, NW3 2BL. No real ale - handpumps removed.
NW3, STAG (Perritt & Perritt), 67 Fleet Road, NW3 2QU. Nov 2022 - Pulp Rhubarb cider on handpump. From Celtic Marshes.
NW5, VINE (Metropolitan (Greene King)), 86 Highgate Road, NW5 1PB. No real ale.
NW6, BLACK LION (Metropolitan (Greene King)), 295 West End Lane, NW6 1RD. Reopened following refurb with beers from Hackney and Taylor's available - we are led to understand that the pub has considerable latitude in the cask beers it can stock.
NW6, OLD BELL (Stonegate), 38 Kilburn High Road, NW6 5UA. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
NW10, MASONS ARMS (Metropolitan (Greene King)), 665 Harrow Road, NW10 5NU. Cask Marque reinstated.
WC1, DAVY'S WINE HOUSE (Davy & Co), 57 High Holborn, WC1V 6DT. No real ale - handpumps removed.
WC1, DOLPHIN (Stonegate), 47 Tonbridge Street, WC1H 9DW. No real ale - handpumps removed.
WC1, EASTON (Stonegate), 22 Easton Street, WC1X 0DS. Real Ale reinstated Sharp's Doom Bar.
WC1, MCGLYNN'S, 1-5 Whidbourne Street, WC1H 8ET. Accredited Locale Status for Southwark beers.
WC1, RUGBY TAVERN (Rugby School/Shepherd Neame) 19 Great James St, London WC1N 3ES. Closed following Rugby School demanding a 100% increase in rent. New lease sold STC so should reopen in some form soon.
WC2, LOCKES, 32 Great Queen Street, WC2B 5AA. No real Ale.
WC2, SHIP TAVERN (Heineken), 12 Gate Street, WC2A 3HP. Cask Marque re-accredited.
RICHMOND & HOUNSLOW
W4, CROWN (Harcourt Inns), 210 Chiswick High Road, W4 1PD. Still open but owners have instructed an estate agent to sell the property.
BEDFONT, BEEHIVE (Fullers), 333 Staines Road, TW14 9HF. Closed following sale.
HAM, HAND & FLOWER (Stonegate), 24 Upper Ham Road, Richmond, TW10 5LA. Reopened November 2022 under new tenancy. Twickenham Naked Ladies and a guest such as Oakham Citra or Sharps Atlantic.
HAMPTON HILL, BLOATED MALLARD (Stonegate), 147 High Street, TW12 1NJ. Will reopen February/March 2023 reverting to DUKE OF CLARENCE.
TEDDINGTON, KINGS ARMS (Stonegate), 69-71 High Street, TW11 8HA. Renamed CASTLEBAR and is now part of the Castlebar group that started in Ealing.
SOUTH EAST LONDON
SE1, SHIP (Fuller's), 68 Borough Road, SE1 1DX. Closed following end of lease.
SE2, ABBEY ARMS (Dirty Liquor (Stonegate)), 31 Wilton Road, SE2 9RH. Real ale reinstated. A guest such as Purity Mad Goose.
SE3, PRINCESS OF WALES (M&B), 1a Montpelier Row, SE3 0RL. No longer recognised as a historic pub interior of regional importance.
SE8, BLACK HORSE (Dirty Liquor (Stonegate)), 195 Evelyn Street, SE8 5RE. Appears pub closed in late Dec 2022, reason unknown, though pub’s website states aim to reopen at some point in 2023.
SE8, GIN & BEER, Unit 2, Resolution Way, SE8 4NT. Having closed in Jan 2020 reportedly due to high rent and not enough trade. New restaurant opened in the same premises in summer 2022.
SE12, EDMUND HALLEY (Wetherspoon), 27 Leegate, SE12 8SS. Closed on Friday 30th December 2002, reason for Wetherspoon action unknown but it is known that redevelopment of Leegate centre, of which the pub is a part, remains in active planning consideration.
SE14, NEW CROSS HOUSE (Metropolitan (Greene King)), 316 New Cross Road, SE14 6AF. No longer sells real ale.
SE15, BEER SHOP LONDON (individual/unknown/independent), 40 Nunhead Green, SE15 3QF. Lease not renewed so landlords can do some essential works and redevelop the building. Closed after last sales on Thursday 22nd December 2022.
SE16, CLOUDWATER TAP ROOM, 73 Enid Street, SE16 3RA. Cask Cloudwater beer maybe available.
SE18, LORD RAGLAN (unknown/unknown/independent), 158 Burrage Road, SE18 7LA.Reported by a WhatPub update as closed after death of licensee.
SE18, MELBOURNE ARMS (Anderson Management Services), 81 Sandy Hill Road, SE18 7BB. Closed, lease on the market.
SE24, CANOPY BEER COMPANY TAP ROOM, Arch 1127 Bath Factory Estate, 41 Norwood Road, SE24 9AJ. After 8 years of operation the brewery and taproom closed at Christmas 2022..
SE27, PARK (Heineken), 56 Elder Road, SE27 9ND. Closed Sept 2019 and Star Pubs & Bars subsequently sold the property to In5 Group Ltd. In Oct 2021 planning permission for conversion to residential was refused. Subsequent residential conversion planning appln was approved on 2 Dec 2022.
SE28, CUTTY SARK (Castlecrown Hotels), 14 Joyce Dawson Way, SE28 8RA. No longer sells real ale.
SOUTH WEST ESSEX
HAVERING-ATTE-BOWER, ROYAL OAK (Stonegate), North Road, RM4 1PP. Sold to Infinity Property London Ltd Future uncertain.
HORNCHURCH, SUTTON ARMS (Stonegate), 14/16 Station Lane, RM12 6NJ. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
NORTH OCKENDON, OLD WHITE HORSE (Heineken), Ockendon Road, RM14 3PS. London's most easterly pub has sadly closed, future uncertain.
ROMFORD, DURHAM ARMS, 101 Brentwood Road / Albert Road, RM1 2EH. Bought by Milegate, but now back on the market.
ROMFORD, GOOSE (Stonegate), 143 South Street, RM1 1PL. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
ROMFORD, YATES'S (Stonegate), 87-89 South Street, RM1 1NX. No longer sells real ale.
WOODFORD BRIDGE, CROWN & CROOKED BILLET (Stonegate), 13 Cross Road, IG8 8BN. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
SOUTH WEST LONDON
SW2, CROWN & SCEPTRE (Urban & Urban Properties Ltd), 2-4 Streatham Hill, SW2 4AH. Reopened.
SW11, MERCHANT OF BATTERSEA (Metropolitan (Greene King)), 23-25 Battersea Rise, SW11 1HG. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
SW18, GARDENERS ARMS (Punch), 268 Merton Road, SW18 5JL. Cask Marque re-accredited.
SW18, HOP POLE (Shepherd Neame/unknown/independent), 64 Putney Bridge Road, SW18 1HR. Shepherd Neame Master Brew reinstated.
SW19, PRINCE OF WALES (Ram G Llp), 98 Morden Road, SW19 3BP. Real ale discontinued November 2022 due to falling demand.
SW19, WATERMILL BAR (//), Shop, Merton Abbey Mills, 3 Watermill Way, SW19 2RD.
NW1, LANDMARK, Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, NW1 6JQ. Now the GREAT CENTRAL PUB with its own entrance within this 5-star hotel. It serves a few draught beers including Guinness at the sort of prices one would expect; and accepts walk-ins. There are bar food and pub classics food menus available. Note that before 5pm if you are non-resident, there is a minimum charge. The main hotel also has a cocktail bar, the Mirror Bar; and another drinking area in the Garden Terrace.
SW1, COMEDY (Stonegate), 7 Oxenden Street, SW1Y 4EE. Renamed COACH HOUSE following refurb.
SW1, GRENADIER (Metropolitan (Greene King)), 18 Wilton Row, SW1X 7NR. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
SW3, CROWN (Stonegate/Shannon Pubs), 153 Dovehouse Street, SW3 6LB. No longer operated by Shannon Pubs - new operator unknown.
SW6, BEDFORD ARMS (Stonegate), 204 Dawes Rd, SW6 7RQ. Converted to Craft Union format
SW6, DURELL ARMS (Metropolitan (Greene King)), 704 Fulham Road, SW6 5SB. Real Ale reinstated - Greene King Abbot, a house bitter and a guest such as Wimbledon Copper Leaf.
W1, BARLEY MOW (Grosvenor Estates), 82 Duke Street, W1K 6JG. Reopened by the upmarket Cubitt House chain in late 2022. Up to four cask ales are reported, and there is a select barfood menu and a restaurant upstairs, both with prices that reflect the area.
W1, BEEHIVE, 126 Crawford Street, W1U 6BF. Closed, future uncertain.
W11, QUIET NIGHT INN (Max Barney Pub Company/Forest Road Brewery), 60 Great Western Road, W11 1AB. Two Real Ales from Forest Road --Work and Ride.
W12, ESCAPE BAR WEST (Stonegate), 174 Goldhawk Road, W12 8HJ. Reopened and reverted to O'DONOGHUE'S.
W2, CORK & BOTTLE (Gresham Collective), 27 Spring Street, W2 1JA. A welcome addition to the Paddington beer scene, the BEAR is the newest pub from the Independent pub company owned by Martin Hayes and Peter Slezak - The Craft Beer Co, serving 6 Real Ales, 29 craft beers on keg and an extensive range of Belgian bottled beers and Alcohol Free Beers
W6, GROVE (Stonegate), 83 Hammersmith Grove, W6 0NQ. Renamed GROVE TAVERN.
WC2, CHESHIRE CHEESE (Shepherd Neame), 5 Little Essex Street, WC2R 3LD. After a period of openings and closures, Shepherd Neame sub-leased the site to a new operator and it again reopened at the end of September 2022, operated by Blighty Pub Company. Real ale reinstated Shepherd Neame Spitfire and Whitstable Bay Pale Ale.
ICKENHAM, COACH & HORSES (Stonegate), High Road, UB10 8LJ. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
PINNER, PINNER ARMS (Greene King), Whittington Way, HA5 5JS. Reverted to WHITTINGTON following refurbishment.
RUISLIP, GEORGE (M&B), 2 High Street, HA4 7TJ. Renamed BROWNS and now part of the brand with the same name.
RUISLIP MANOR, HENNESSYS, 36 Victoria Road, HA4 0AG. Closed for Refurb.
UXBRIDGE, LOFT (Wellington), 33 Villier Street, UB8 2PU. No longer sells real ale.
UXBRIDGE, METROPOLITAN TAVERN (Stonegate), 8-9 Windsor Street, UB8 1AB. No longer accepts CAMRA Vouchers.
UXBRIDGE, PIPEMAKERS ARMS (Admiral Taverns), 58 St Johns Road, UB8 2UR. Sold to Naizailai Ltd