WhatPub updates to 2 July 2023
The following represent updates to CAMRA's WhatPub database took place between 14 May and 2 July 2023
WELLING, FORESTERS ARMS (Wellington), 344 Upper Wickham Lane, DA16 3ER. Closed with Internal items (reportedly including the bar) removed. Planning was granted on appeal in February to build two homes on the pub car park.
BROMLEY, RAILWAY TAVERN (Heineken/ Antic), 45 East Street, BR1 1QQ. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
CHISLEHURST, RAMBLERS REST (Heineken), Mill Place, BR7 5ND. No longer LocAle.
EDEN PARK, EDEN PARK (M&B), 422 Upper Elmers End Road, BR3 3HQ No longer Cask Marque accredited.
ST MARY CRAY, BEECH TREE (Heineken), 75 Wellington Road, BR5 4AG. As of October 2022, cask ale had been discontinued with no plans for its reinstatement.
CROYDON & SUTTON
SE19, AFFINITY BREW CO, 22 Church Road, SE19 2ET. Closed with lease on the market.
SE25, SHELVERDINE GOATHOUSE (Antic), 7-9 High Street, SE25 6EP. No longer Cask Marque
CROYDON, MATTHEWS YARD, 166 North End, CR0 1UF. These premises closed on 1 June 2023 as part of a planned move to new premises in central Croydon.
CROYDON, SPREAD EAGLE (Fuller's), 39-41 Katharine Street, CR0 1NX. From 6 April 2023 it is under the tenancy of Whelan Inns, but is still serving Fuller's beers. In addition to the hand-pumped ales, a good range of bottled beers is available.
SELSDON, GOLDEN ARK, 186 Addington Road, CR2 8LB. The Golden Ark is accepting CAMRA members' vouchers on Mondays and Tuesdays until the end of July 2023 against cask ale and certain takeaway products.
SUTTON, MOON ON THE HILL (Wetherspoon), 5-9 Hill Road, SM1 1DZ. A discount may now be available on production of a CAMRA membership card, limited to one discount per card.
WALLINGTON, RED LION (Heineken), Hackbridge Road, SM6 7AX. The three hand-pumps are no longer used for cask ale.
WALLINGTON, STAR (Stonegate), 89 Manor Road, SM6 0DE. Ropened under Craft Union format.
EAST LONDON & CITY
E1, OLIVER CONQUEST (Tidalwave Bars), 70 Leman Street, E1 8EU. Now operated by Conquest Pubs.
E1W, DICKENS INN (SSP), Marble Quay, St Katherine's Way, E1W 1UH. Cask Marque accreditation reinstated.
E1W, VICINITY Tower Hotel , St Katherines Way, E1W 1LD. Located in the Tower Hotel - Modern Bar & Restaurant with views of Tower bridge. Keg Beer. Previously the hotel brasserie.
E5, CLAPTON HART (Antic), 231 Lower Clapton Road, E5 8EG. Like most Anitc pubs, no longer Cask Marque accredited.
E8, DOLPHIN (Stonegate), 165 Mare Street, E8 3RH. Reopened but with reduced hours
E8, LONDON FIELDS BREWERY TAP ROOM, 365-366 Warburton Street, E8 3RR. Has been acquired by Grace Land, a pub owning company, to launch a new brewery & Taproom - Saint Monday.
E8, PUB ON THE PARK (Camden Bars), 19 Martello Street, E8 3PE. No longer sells real ale.
E9, WHITE POST (Towpath Bars), Building 4, Schwarz Wharf, 92 White Post Lane, E9 5EN. Ceased trading end of December. Future uncertain.
E16, HUSK BREWING TAPROOM, 58A Railway Arches, North Woolwich Road, E16 2AA. Closed due to relocation.
E16, HUSK BREWERY TAPROOMUnit 1a, Brunel Street Works, 5 Silvertown Way, E16 1ED. New build unit completed in 2023 in block of flats replacing flats demolished in 2011, replacing the existing brewery and taproom (see above). Soft launched on 1 July, the brewery advises there may be issues whilst they settle in - check opening hours on Social Media.
E16, ROYAL STANDARD (unknown/unknown/unknown), 116 Albert Road, E16 2NQ. Reopened June under new management following a refurbishment and a years closure.
E17, BIG PENNY SOCIAL, 1 Priestley Way, E17 6AL. Reported no real ale. The handpumps had been removed and a cask ale was available from one of the taps.
E17, WALTHAMSTOW TRADES HALL CLUB, 61-63 Tower Hamlets Road, E17 4SB. One regular cask ale (Tribute) and cans from Exale brewery - June 2023 cask ale was £3 a pint!
E17, WILLIAM MORRIS (Heineken), 807 Forest Road, E17 4JD. Closed whilst transferring to a new tenant.
E18, GALLERY (Tavern Property Co), 159 High Road, E18 2PA. Reopened and renamed E EIGHTEEN in June 2023 - British cuisine with upstairs cocktail bar.
EC1, ARTILLERY ARMS (Fuller's), 102 Bunhill Row, EC1Y 8ND. Unspecified CAMRA discount available.
EC1, OLDE MITRE (Fuller Smith & Turner/unknown/Fuller's), 1 Ely Court, Ely Place, EC1N 6SJ. CAMRA discount increased from 15% to 20%.
EC1, THREE KINGS (Stonegate), 7 Clerkenwell Close, EC1R 0DY. No longer recognised as a historic pub interior of importance following 2021 refurbishment.
ENFIELD & BARNET
CHIPPING BARNET, CHIPPING WORK SHOP, 98 High St, EN5 5XQ. Temporary popup closed 25 March 2023
ENFIELD, LION (Heineken), 375 Hertford Road, EN3 5PP. Real ale discontinued, pending new beer lines.
N21, BUSH HILL PARK GOLF CLUB), Bush Hill, N21 2BU. Real Ale availble from the Marston's range.
KINGSTON & LEATHERHEAD
NEW MALDEN, HARLEM, 94 High Street, KT3 4EX. American Italian restaurant and bar in former bank premises. Six keg taps.
N1, ANGEL (Wetherspoon), 3-5 Islington High Street, N1 9LQ. Closed 5 June. To reopen as the Juncion by Urban Pubs & Bars.
N1, DUKE OF WELLINGTON (Stonegate/Frontier Pubs), 119 Balls Pond Road, N1 4BL. No longer sells real ale but might when the football season starts.
N1, ENGLE FIELD (Shaftesbury/Stonegate), 340-342 Essex Road, N1 3PB. No longer recognised as a historic pub interior.
N1, TALBOT (Stonegate/Syrup Pubs), 109 Mortimer Road, N1 4JY. Taken over by Frontier Pubs June 2023.
N4, STAPLETON TAVERN (Greene King/Antic), 2-4 Crouch Hill, N4 4AU. No longer Cask Marque accredited - Antic appears to have withdrawn from the sceme.
N6, GATEHOUSE (Urban Pubs & Bars), 1 North Road, N6 4BD. No longer sells real cider.
N6, ROSE & CROWN, 86 Highgate High Street, N6 5HX. Reopened as the CROWN. An addition to the Northern Union operated pubs, a company which has taken previously closed pubs and reinvigorated them, such as the Old White Bear in Hampstead. 4 cask ales on opening night. Food can be brought in in from Chango Empanada next door. The rear garden is a lovely place to sit and relax, currently closes at 9pm. Spent a decade as a Pain Quotidien chain bakery/cafe.
N6, WRESTLERS (Heineken/London Village Inns), 98 North Road, N6 4AA. No longer sells real cider.
N7, ADAM & EVE, 489 Liverpool Road, N7 8NS. Reopened as named BLEND coffee by day, cocktails and seemingly a couple of taps for 'craft'/foreign keg from The Lion Brewery and live music six days a week.
N7, ZUBI, 144 Holloway Road, N7 8DD. Renamed BASEMENT 144. Appears to be an event venue.
N8, CARBOYS, 55 Park Road, N8 8SY. Closed in the Spring.
N8, TOLL GATE (Milegate), 26-30 Turnpike Lane, N8 0PS. Reopened but does not appear to sell real ale.
N15, PALM, 197 Philip Lane, N15 4HQ. Handpumps unused (again).
N16, LECONFIELD (Stonegate), 79 Green Lanes, N16 9BU. No Real Ale, so not LocAle, so no CAMRA discount. Might put one on in the Autumn.
N17, SHIP (Heineken), 499 High Road, N17 6QA. Closed, future uncertain.
N22, LORD NELSON, 232-234 High Road, N22 8HH. The new owners say it will re-open with craft beer and ales in four weeks time. It will become Rattle & Hum.
NW1, COBDEN ARMS (Banner Inns), 28-30 Camden High Street, NW1 0JH. Closed 25 May 2023 after 30 years being operated by the same family. Apparently it'll be taken over by an independent chain that runs about 10 pubs including the The Brondes Age in Kilburn. So hopefully it remains as a pub (probably with a name change).
NW1, ROYAL GEORGE (Greene King/unknown/Greene King), 8-14 Eversholt Street, NW1 1DG. No longer LocAle accredited.
NW3, HAVERSTOCK TAVERN, 94 Haverstock Hill, NW3 2BD. Pub now offers a 10% discount to CAMRA Members.
NW3, STAG (Perritt & Perritt), 67 Fleet Road, NW3 2QU. Young’s have bought the freehold.
NW10, BAR 117 (O'Sullivan & Sons Property Ltd/unknown/independent), 117 High Road, NW10 2SL. Boarded up, future uncertain.
W1, COURT (M&B), 108a Tottenham Court Road, W1T 5AA. No Real Ale.
W1, RISING SUN (Greene King), 46 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 2ED. Like several others in the centre, no longer offers a CAMRA discount.
WC1, EASTON (Stonegate), 22 Easton Street, WC1X 0DS. Reverted to leased.
WC1, SQUARE PIG (GK/Metropolitan), 30-32 Procter Street, WC1V 6NX. Real Ale reinstated following refurbisment. House beer called Oink!
WC2, BELGO CENTRAAL, 50 Earlham Street, WC2H 9LJ. Reopened after a couple of years closure as BIERSCHENKE BIERKELLER They only pour draught beer brewed in Bavaria from Paulaner and Hacker Pschoor, four types from each. Half a dozen bottled beers also available complemented by traditional German food - sausages such a bratworst, dumplings, schnitzel, pork knuckle and goulash to name a few of the dishes.
RICHMOND & HOUNSLOW
SW13, BRIDGE IN BARNES (Heineken), 204 Castelnau, SW13 9DW. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
W4, BETTY, 11 Barley Mow Passage, W4 4PH. Closed January 2023. Future uncertain.
W4, CITY BARGE (GK/Metropolitan), 27 Strand On The Green, W4 3PH. Undisclosed CAMRA Membership Discount available.
HAMPTON HILL, DUKE OF CLARENCE (Stonegate), 147 High Street, TW12 1NJ. Now Cask Marque accredited.
ISLEWORTH, BRIDGE INN (Stonegate/Mclean Inns), 457 London Road, TW7 5AA. Now Cask Marque accredited.
ISLEWORTH, CASTLE (Punch Taverns/individual/independent), 18 Upper Square, TW7 7BN. Closed, future uncertain.
ISLEWORTH, RED LION (Wellington/individual/independent), 92-94 Linkfield Road, TW7 6QJ. A pub interior of special national historic interest (one star).
OLD ISLEWORTH, TOWN WHARF (Samuel Smith), Town Wharf, Swan Street, TW7 6RW. Reopened.
RICHMOND, DUKES HEAD (Stonegate), 42 The Vineyard, TW10 6AZ. Now Cask Marque accredited.
TEDDINGTON, CASTLEBAR (Stonegate), 69-71 High Street, TW11 8HA. Now Cask Marque accredited.
SOUTH EAST LONDON
SE1, ALEXANDER HAY (Stonegate), Unit 22, Hays Galleria, SE1 2HD. Cask beer introduced in June 2023:- Sharp's Doom Bar, St Austell Proper Job
SE1, DOVER CASTLE, 6a Great Dover Street, SE1 4XW. No Real Ale - handpumps removed.
SE1, ELEPHANT & CASTLE (Antic), 119 Newington Causeway, SE1 6BN. No longer Cask Marque accredited following Antic withdrawing from the scheme
SE1, MONDO BEER & PIZZA, Arch 232, Bank End, SE1 9FJ. A new joint venture between Mondo Brewing and Joe Public Pizzas and effectively a Mondo taproom with Californian pizzas which opened in spring 2023. Draught beer is served from 16 taps some of which are fed from large copper tanks suspected overhead.
SE1, SHIP (Fuller's), 68 Borough Road, SE1 1DX. Fuller’s gave up their lease early 2023 and the pub was reopened in June 2023 by London-based True Pub Co.
SE1, TELEPHONE EXCHANGE (Fuller's), London Bridge Hotel, 10-18 London Bridge Street, SE1 9SG. Closed in May - future uncertain.
SE1, THREE STAGS (Greene King), 67 Kennington Road, SE1 7PZ. Became a freehouse in June 2023.
SE1, TOWER BRIDGE ARMS (BrewDog), 206-208 Tower Bridge Road, SE1 2UP. No longer offers a CAMRA discount.
SE3, PRINCESS OF WALES (M&B), 1a Montpelier Row, SE3 0RL. No longer recognised as a historic pub interior of local importance.
SE5, BEAR (Wellington), 296a Camberwell New Rd, SE5 0RP. Having closed in Nov 2017 and the upper floors converted into flats, the pub finally reopened in May 2023 under new management. Solitary handpump with Bath Gem.
SE5, SUN OF CAMBERWELL (Heineken UK/Brocade Ltd/Antic), 61-63 Coldharbour Lane, SE5 9NS. No longer Cask Marque accredited following Antic withdrawing from the scheme
SE5, TIGER (Heineken UK/Gregarious Ltd/Antic), 18 Camberwell Green, SE5 7AA. No longer Cask Marque accredited following Antic withdrawing from the scheme
SE8, JOB CENTRE (Colston Trustees Ltd/Pubola Ltd/Antic), 120 Deptford High Street, SE8 4NS No longer Cask Marque accredited following Antic withdrawing from the scheme.
SE11, ROYAL OAK, 355 Kennington Lane, SE11 5QY. Having closed in early 2023 when the licensee retired, the pub was subsequently acquired by Windmill Taverns and reopened as MC & SONS. Sambrook's Pumphouse Pale was recently a guest.
SE13, FOX & FIRKIN (Atmospheric), 316 Lewisham High Street, SE13 6JZ. Real Ale no longer available.
SE14, ONE FOR THE ROAD, 327 New Cross Road, SE14 6JP. Closed some time in 2022.
SE14, ROSE PUB & KITCHEN (Urban Pubs & Bars), 272 New Cross Road, SE14 6AA. No handpumps so no real ale.
SE14, TELEGRAPH AT THE EARL OF DERBY (Remarkable Pubs), 87 Dennett's Road, SE14 5LW. The pub was acquired by Parched London in May 2023.
SE14, WALPOLE PUB & KITCHEN, 407 New Cross Road, SE14 6LA. Now simply WALPOLE. Taken over by Fourpure in September 2022 showcasing that brewery's keg beers, renovated in May 2023. It is not believed that cask ales are now sold here, there are no handpumps.
SE16, GREGORIAN (Heineken /Antic), 96 Jamaica Road, SE16 4SQ. No longer Cask Marque accredited following Antic withdrawing from the scheme
SE16, OLD JUSTICE (Hamna Wakaf/P&W Drinks Ltd/independent), 94 Bermondsey Wall East, SE16 4TY. A 10% discount on cask beer is offered to card carrying CAMRA members.
SE16, PARTIZAN BREWING TAP ROOM, 34 Raymouth Road, SE16 2DB. Closed in April.
SE16, SHIP (Punch), 39-47 St Marychurch Street, SE16 4JE. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
SE21, ALLEYNS HEAD (Mitchells & Butlers/unknown/Ember Inns (Mitchells & Butlers)), 100 Park Hall Road, SE21 8BW. No longer offers a CAMRA discount.
SE22, DULWICH BEER DISPENSARY (Southey Brewing), 481 Lordship Lane, SE22 8PB. Closed late May.
SE22, EAST DULWICH TAVERN (Antic), 1 Lordship Lane, SE22 8EW. No longer Cask Marque accredited following Antic withdrawing from the scheme
SE23, BIRD IN HAND, 35 Dartmouth Road, SE23 3HN. Having closed in May 2023, after a refurbishment the pub reopened at the end of June, now run by Antic. Beers initally available were Volden Session and Pale; Taylor Landlord; Sharp’s Solar Wave; Wimbledon SW19 and Thornbridge Jaipur.
SE24, CAFE PROVENCAL (Dulwich Estate), 4-6 Half Moon Lane, SE24 9HU. Business announced in May 2020 that it would not be reopening. Premises subsequently changed into a plant/garden shop which opened at the end of Mar 2023.
SE27, QUEEN OF THE SOUTH (individual/unknown/independent), 367 Norwood Road, SE27 9BQ. No longer sells real ale.
CR4, KINGS ARMS (Novo Pub), 260-262 London Road, CR4 3HD. No longer sells real ale.
SOUTH WEST ESSEX
GIDEA PARK, ARCHERS (Greene King), 194/204 Main Road, RM2 5HA. Cask Marque reinstated.
ROMFORD, MAWNEY ARMS (M&B/Ember Inns), 44 Mawney Road / Willow Street, RM7 7HT. No longer sells real ale (so no CAMRA discount).
SOUTH WEST LONDON
SW2, SYMPATHETIC EAR (Canopy Beer Company), 37 Tulse Hill, SW2 2TJ. The bar closed on 19 December 2022 with the closure on Canopy brewery.
SW4, 33 ABBEVILLE ROAD (Stackdate Ltd/individual/independent), 33 Abbeville Road, SW4 9LA. Closed 27 November 2022, future uncertain.
SW9, CAFE CAIRO, 88 Landor Road, SW9 9PB. Closed, future uncertain.
SW9, TAPROOM BY BRIXTON, 43-44 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, SW9 8PR. Reopened as KRAFT BRIXTON, a new outlet by Kraft, the brewer of German-style beers. Up to four of their beers are available (brewed at their Elephant & Castle site), e.g. Heidi Helles, Knut NEIPA, Lotte Hefeweizen, Maike California Pale. Small seating area, board games.
SW12, BALHAM BOWLS CLUB (Antic), 7-9 Ramsden Rd, SW12 8QX. No longer Cask Marque accredited following Antic withdrawing from the scheme.
SW12, HAGEN & HYDE (Citibank Europe PLC/Elflock Ltd/Antic), 157 Balham High Road, SW12 9AU. No longer Cask Marque accredited following Antic withdrawing from the scheme.
SW15, CEDAR TREE (Bushey Sparrow Ltd/unknown/independent), 231 Putney Bridge Road, SW15 2PU. Closed in 2021. Planning applications submitted to either convert to flats or retail. Upstairs already converted to flats.
SW15, LOST SOCIETY, 160-162 Putney High Street, SW15 1RS. Closed November 2022 - lease on the market.
SW15, REVOLUTION (Revolution Bars), 202 Upper Richmond Road, SW15 6TD. Closed on 23 May 2023 with Urban Pubs & Bars due to take it over.
SW16, CARMINE (Zurich Assurance Ltd/Bright Pete Holdings South Limited/independent), The High Parade, 20-21 Streatham High Rd, SW16 1EX. Closed c. June 2022. Being marketed.
SW16, EXHIBIT B (Heineken), 5 Streatham High Road, SW16 1EF. Renamed SW16 BAR & KITCHEN. Describes itself as “an all day bar, restaurant, workspace & deli. Wine, cocktails, draught beer & coffee are served alongside a casual quality food offering”. Sells Amstel, Birra Moretti, Beavertown Neck Oil and Brixton Reliance on keg.
SW17, ANTELOPE (Antic), 76 Mitcham Road, SW17 9NG. No longer Cask Marque accredited following Antic withdrawing from the scheme.
SW18, CRANE (Punch Taverns/unknown/unknown), 14 Armoury Way, SW18 1EZ. Sold to VSP88, a real estate company who bought and reopened the Star in South Harrow.
SW18, GRAPES (Punch Taverns/unknown/unknown), 39 Fairfield Street, SW18 1DX. No longer Cask Marque accredited .
SW19, FIRE STABLES (Young's), 27-29 Church Road, Wimbledon Village, SW19 5DQ. No longer sells real ale - handpump unused.
SW19, GARRATT & GAUGE (Stonegate), 18 Hartfield Road, SW19 3TA. Handpumps removed - no longer sells real ale.
SW19, OLD FRIZZLE (Livelyhood Ltd/Livelyhood Venues Ltd/Livelyhood), 74-78 The Broadway, SW19 1RQ. No longer sells real ale.
MITCHAM, KINGS ARMS, 260-262 London Road, CR4 3HD. By June 2023, cask beer (latterly Doom Bar but previously Fuller's London Pride) had been abandoned.
MITCHAM, POPPY CLUB, 26 St Marks Road, CR4 2LF. Royal British Legion Club, serving Young's Bitter when last visited post-lockdowns
SW1, MOO CANTINA ARGENTINA, 43 Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1V 2TA. Closed - future uncertain.
SW7, IMPERIAL COLLEGE UNION BARS (Imperial College), Beit Quadrangle, Prince Consort Road, SW7 2BB. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
W1, MARKET PLACE, 11 Market Place, W1W 8AH. Renamed OXFORD MARKET.
W1, RUNNING HORSE (Grosvenor Estates), 50 Davies Street, W1K 5JE. Closed as part of major redevlopment. The Running Horse Pub will remain at the corner of Davies Street and Davies Mews undergoing renovation works to repair its historic features as well as creating guest bedrooms in existing rooms on the upper floors.
W2, ARCHERY, 4 Bathurst Street, W2 2SD. This is a new gastropub in the former Hall & Woodhouse Archery Tavern which closed at the start of 2006 when the lease ran out. The site dates from 1839 and the old pub was named after the archery range on which it was built. The site then became a restaurant. The food offering includes Sunday roasts. At the date of our visit, soon after opening, the handpumps were as yet unused and an ale cask was available on stillage.
W6, RAVEN (Trust Inns/MC Bars Ltd/MC Bars), 375 Goldhawk Road, W6 0SA. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
W8, UXBRIDGE ARMS (Stonegate), 13 Uxbridge Street, W8 7TQ. Appears to have reverted to tenanted.
WC2, MARQUESS OF ANGLESEY (Young's), 39 Bow Street, WC2E 7AU. Reopened following refurbishment.
WC2, NELL OF OLD DRURY (Stonegate), 29 Catherine Street, WC2B 5JS. Sign on the bar advertising 10% discount for CAMRA members.
GREENFORD, BRIDGE HOTEL (/Starboard Hotels), Western Avenue, UB6 8ST. Real ale is no longer available.
HILLINGDON, PRINCE OF WALES (Sahara City), 1 Harlington Road, UB8 3HX. Reopened following fire.
ICKENHAM, HOME (BAR & KITCHEN) (Stonegate/Marylebone Leisure), 16 High Road, UB10 8LJ. Freehold sold to RedCat
NORTH HARROW, MCCAFFERTY'S FREEHOUSE (Voyage Inns), 25 Broadwalk, Pinner Road, HA2 6ED. Stopped selling real ale a while ago.
SOUTH RUISLIP, GOURMET 4 (CitiGroup/Gourmet 4), Unit 4, The Old Dairy, HA4 0FY. Closed c.May 2022 - McDonalds have applied for a premises license