WhatPub updates to 3 August 2018
The following represent updates to CAMRA's WhatPub database between 5 July and 3 August 2018
SE2, BARGE POLE (Wellington), 32 Coralline Walk. Demolished.
SIDCUP, HANGAR (--individual--), 37 The Oval. Telephone number has been added, and a couple of changes to the description and changing beer info to reflect there are now 4 changing beers.
BROMLEY, STAR & GARTER (--individual--), 227 High Street. Description and opening hours updated to reflect “During August the pub will not open until 4pm on weekdays. Weekend hours remain unchanged. We are hopeful that opening hours will revert to normal in September.” And “as at August 2018 all real ales are priced at £3 per pint.”
BROMLEY COMMON, CHATTERTON ARMS (Ei Group), 41 Chatterton Road. Owner now Craft Union Pub Co (Ei Group) . Real ale reinstated. range now:- Sharp's Doom Bar and Timothy Taylor Landlord. Description updated to:- “A large Victorian community local pub in the Chatterton Village area of Bromley Common. It is well-maintained with many original features, popular with local shoppers and residents. Has regular live music and shows important sports on TV. Real ale was discontinued in May 2015 but reintroduced in July 2018 as part of a rebranding as a "Craft Union Free House" (part of Ei Group). At the same time the pub was considerably improved by a refurbishment. But don't come here looking for "craft" beer - even the keg offerings are very much mainstream. Check opening hours with pub.”
GREEN ST GREEN, QUEENS HEAD (Ember Inns (Mitchells & Butlers)), 73 High Street. Real ale range now:- Adnams Ghost Ship; Hopdaemon Incubus; St Austell Tribute plus 3 changing beers
GREEN ST GREEN, ROSE & CROWN (Ram Pub Company (Young's)), Farnborough Way. Real ale range now:- Bombardier; Young's Bitter; Young's Special; Young's other plus a changing beer
HAYES, REAL ALE WAY (--individual--), 55 Station Approach, Hayes. This family-owned micropub opened in July 2018, and offers a most welcome new choice for local drinkers and rail commuters alike. The pub overlooks the entrance to Hayes station, and is served by numerous bus routes. Up to eight real ales are served, dispensed by gravity from a cold room at the rear of the bar. Ales will normally be sourced from Kent breweries, with an occasional guest providing variety. The Kentish theme extends to other drinks, including wine and gin, and also to the bar snacks, the range of which will be increased over time. The distinctive premises, which were once a bank and more recently an accountancy office, are quite large by micropub standards with plenty of seating available. Fitting out is still taking place both internally and externally, so Bromley CAMRA will update this review - and the photos - later in the year when this has been done. Larkins Pale plus 7 changing beers plus real cider available. Opening hours are currently 2-10 Mon-Thu; 2-11 Fri; 1-11 Sat; 2-8 Sun
ORPINGTON, CRICKETERS (Ei Group), 93 Chislehurst Road. Real ale range now no regular beers but 2 changing beers.
PETTS WOOD, DAYLIGHT INN (Oak Tree (Mitchells & Butlers)), Station Square. Real ale range now:- Bombardier; Sharp's Doom Bar; Young's Bitter and 2 changing beers
WEST WICKHAM, SWAN (Bermondsey Pub Co (Ei Group)), 2-4 High Street. Real ale range now:- Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter; Sharp's Doom Bar plus a changing beer. CAMRA Membership Discount introduced: 10% on purchases of real ale.
CROYDON & SUTTON
CROYDON, CRICKETERS INN (Harvester (Mitchells & Butlers)), 36 Addington Village Road, Addington. Description updated to:- A spacious family-friendly Harvester inn near to the Addington Village transport interchange. A guest beer may be on in addition to Doom Bar - check on the hand-pumps which are on the right hand side of bar around the corner and not obvious on entry. Cask Marque status changed to yes.
CROYDON, KEG & GRILL (Ei Group leased to Town Centre Inns), 1 South End. Real ale range now:- Sharp's Atlantic
CROYDON, LANSDOWNE LOUNGE BAR (--unknown--), 1 Lansdowne Road. Renamed URBAN XCHANGE. Formerly part of the Lansdowne Hotel, this bar opened in December 2017 as an attachment to the Business Xchange Hub, which serves the needs of Croydon's business community. Decorated throughout with vibrant patterns, the bar serves a full range of drinks from craft keg and bottled beer to cocktails.
CROYDON, SANDROCK (--individual--), 152 Upper Shirley Road. There are plans to develop the site and the pub has closed, hopefully on a temporary basis.
CROYDON, OBIA BAR & GRILL (--individual--), 49c South End. The Obia opened in December 2017 replacing the popular Albert's Table. Although the majority of the venue is a restaurant, it has a 14-metre bar with draught lagers and ales, wine and a large range of spirits. The food is sourced from local suppliers. The bar shows televised sporting events and welcomes live musicians. Reservations for private events are taken.
SE19, SPARROWHAWK (Ei Group), 2 Westow Hill. Real ale range now:- Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter and 2 changing beers
SE25, PORTMANOR (Cresswest Ltd), 1 Portland Road. Sold in 2014 to Crestwade and then to Portmanor Ltd in July 2018. Still closed.
SOUTH CROYDON, BASKERVILLE (Star (Heineken UK)), 13 Selsdon Road. Expected to reopen under Whelan's management at the end of August 2018
SUTTON, GRAPES (Wetherspoon), 198 High Street. Description updated to reflect the pub will close on 5 August 2018..
SUTTON, NEW INN (--individual--), 16-18 Myrtle Road. Freehold for sale for £425,000 via DCL July 2018 - "in our opinion it is unlikely that residential planning consent will be granted."
THORNTON HEATH, DOSTI (--individual--), 774 London Road. Renamed PLOUGH ON THE POND. Description updated to:- The latest change to the name of this pub reflects its original name of the Plough & Harrow. Opened under this name in early June 2018, the pub offers a wide range of spirits, and of lagers, both draught and bottled. The attractions include a TV, pool table and juke box. A function room is available for hire, and the management plans to build up a food offering soon.
THORNTON HEATH, HORSESHOE (--individual--), 745 London Road. Description updated to:- This was the last remaining pub of what was originally a trio of such establishments around Thornton Heath Pond (which has long since lost its water). A planning application has been granted by Croydon Council for its demolition, albeit with a number of conditions. Sold to FOUR SEASONS CARE LIMITED in 2011 and purchased by HEXAGON HOUSING ASSOCIATION LIMITED in July 2018
THORNTON HEATH, WELCOME INN (Wellington), 300 Parchmore Road. Description updated to:- Corner local which is surviving despite other pubs in the area closing. It has a community focus including darts teams, pool league and karaoke nights. An application by the pub company to reduce the size of the pub and build flats was rejected by Croydon Council on 5 July 2018.
THORNTON HEATH, WHEATSHEAF (Stonegate), 757-759 London Road. The premises are now a Brazilian community centre available for function hire. However, planning was granted in April 2018 for: Demolition of the existing building; erection of a four storey building providing commercial on the ground floor and seven self contained flats above
EAST LONDON & CITY
E1, BELL (--individual--), 50 Middlesex Street. Owner actually Ei Group.
E1, CARLTON (--individual--), 238 Bancroft Road. Freeholder: TRUSTEE PROPERTIES LIMITED. Planning app to Demolish existing first floor and create basement and three storey extension to provide five residential units approved in 2017. Subsequent attempt to change condition to demolish entire pub and rebuild refused June 2018
E1, DRUNKEN MONKEY (--individual--), 222 Shoreditch High Street. Due to reopen as Goose Island Brewpub in September 2018.
E2, BEAGLE (Hoxton Arches Ltd), 397-400 Geffrye Street. Renamed and operated by BREWHOUSE & KITCHEN. Having opened in 2013 in three restored railway arches next to Hoxton Station. Reopened as the latest in the B&K chain with real ales brewed on the premises. The on site brewery takes up one arch and the pub takes up the other two arches with outside seating area on the street. Website http://www.brewhouseandkitchen.com/venue/hoxton/
E2, MISTY MOON (Bigger Pear Ltd), 456 Bethnal Green Road. Owner now City Pub Company. Closed following lease taken on in June 2018. To reopen shortly as a Mosaic Pub & Dining venue.
E8, CROWN & CASTLE (--unknown--), 600 Kingsland Road. An application was made by Barworks to convert this back to a gastropub.
E8, HYSTERIA (--individual--), 578 Kingsland Road. Renamed JUNCTION HOUSE.
E8, PEMBURY TAVERN (--individual--), 90 Amhurst Road. Will close on 11th August for 4 weeks for refurbishment
E8, PRINCE ARTHUR (Gorgeous Pubs), 95 Forest Road. FoT lease for sale June 2018 expiring expiring November 2037
E8, EXPERIMENT (Pressure Drop\Verdant), 19 Bohemia Place. Brewery and Taproom run by Pressure Drop and Verdant. Opening hours Closed Mon-Wed; 5-10 Thu & Fri; 12-10 Sat; 2-8 Sun
E9, ADAM & EVE (Greene King), 155 Homerton High Street. Sold to Camden Bars via their Solitaire Restaurants company for £3.1m in June 2018, they already operated the pub
E10, COACH & HORSES (--individual--), 391 High Road. The refurbishment has been tastefully done. A large pub, there are two separate areas, with the main bar at the front and a small bar in the back area which is more of a dining area. There is an outside courtyard with tables. There is food available including a Sunday roast and a Saturday brunch available from 10-16. They plan to start having music at weekends from September 2018.There are a large number of keg fonts that are in use. There are five hand pumps with three currently in use. These currently serve ELB beers. The two remaining hand pumps may be brought into use in due course if there is demand, and if so then they would be used for guest beers. Real ale range now:- East London Brewing Foundation, Cowcatcher and a changing beer from the brewery. Website: https://thecoachleyton.com/
E11, NIGHTINGALE (Ei Group), 51 Nightingale Lane. Reopened and renamed NIGHTINGALE ON THE GREEN. Owner now --individual-- (?) The pub has recently been redeveloped with wooden floorboards and a dark green decor. The bar has been rebuilt and there is single drinking area along with the snug. The area behind the bar is now a dining room and the small lounge is available for hire. There are two outdoor areas - one next to the Green and one to the rear. Real ale range now:- Fuller's London Pride; Greene King IPA; Sharp's Doom Bar. Website now http://nightingaleonthegreen.co.uk/
E11, WOODHOUSE TAVERN (individual), 119 Harrow Road. To be renamed LEYTONSTONE TAVERN when it reopens in late summer. Currently being refurbished.
E17, LORD PALMERSTON (Stonegate), 254 Forest Road. Real ale range now:- Bombardier; St Austell Tribute
E17, WALTHAMSTOW CONSERVATIVE CLUB (--club--), 76 Church Lane. Renamed VILLAGE CLUB.
EC1, BE AT ONE (Be At One), 348 Old Street. Cocktail bar now owned by Stonegate.
EC1, SMITHFIELD TAVERN (Ares Properties), 105 Charterhouse Street. Renamed SIMMONS. Following the building being renovated it has reopened as a Simmons bar. No real ale.
EC2, ALLEGORY (Drake & Morgan), 1A Principal Place, Worship Street. Description updated to:- Restaurant with bar attached. Several keg beers but no handpumps.
EC2, BABBLE (Novus Leisure), 45 Old Broad Street. Owner now Stonegate.
EC2, BOTTLESCRUE (Davy's (Davy & Co Limited)), 33 Foster Lane. Real ale range now:- Eagle ?; Shepherd Neame Spitfire
EC2, EL VINO (MASONS AVENUE) (Davy's (Davy & Co Limited)), 12-14 Mason's Avenue. Real ale no longer available.
EC2, GABLE (Novus Leisure), 25 Moorgate. Owner now Stonegate. Real Ale removed.
EC2, LADY ABERCORNS (Hyatt), Andaz Hotel, 40 Liverpool Street. Real ale range now:- ELB Lady A and 2 changing beers.
EC2, OTHERIST (Drake & Morgan), 111 Old Broad Street. Real ale removed.
EC2, PHOENIX (Metropolitan (Greene King)), 26 Throgmorton Street. Real ale range now:- Greene King IPA; Hardys & Hansons Bitter and 3 changing beers.
EC2, SLUG & LETTUCE (Stonegate), 2 Love Lane. Real ale range now:- Sambrook's Wandle Ale; Sharp's Doom Bar; St Austell Tribute
EC3, ABBEY (Novus Leisure), Clare House, 30-33 Minories. Owner now Stonegate.
EC3, BE AT ONE (Be At One), 100 Fenchurch Street. Having been closed and gutted by November 2014, became a branch of Barclays Bank in by September 2017.
EC3, BRITANNIA (Stonegate), 20 Monument Street. Real ale range now:- Sharp's Doom Bar and 2 changing beers
EC3, FORGE (Novus Leisure), 24 Cornhill. Owner now Stonegate.
EC4, BE AT ONE (Bloomsbury Leisure Group), 24 King William Street, Arthur Street. Owner now Stonegate.
EC4, CORE BAR (Novus Leisure), Aldermary House, 10-15 Queen Street,. Owner now Stonegate.
EC4, KANALOA (Novus Leisure), 18 Wine Office Court, Hill House, Shoe Lane. Owner now Stonegate.
EC4, SAMUEL PEPYS (Mitchells & Butlers), Stew Lane , High Timber Street. Owner now Shepherd Neame. Taken over by Shepherd Neame reopening in July 2018. Real ale range now:- Shepherd Neame Spitfire; Whistable Bay Pale Ale with more possibly to follow (inc. Spitfire Gold). Website now https://www.samuelpepys.pub/
ENFIELD & BARNET
ENFIELD, GREYHOUND (McMullen), 425 Ordnance Road. Changing beers now 0
ENFIELD, INN ON THE PARK (Table Table (Whitbread)), 2 Solar Way, Inova Park, Mollison Avenue. Real ale range now:- Sharp's Doom Bar
ENFIELD, RED LION (Star (Heineken UK)), 375 Hertford Road. No Real Ale
N12, FINCHLEY TAVERN (Ei Group), 686 High Road. Now part of the Craft Union division of Ei. Still no real ale but they are considering it.
N12, TALLY HO (Stonegate), 749 High Road. 1 Changing beer in addition to Doom Bar and Tribute. Now offering a 10% discount to CAMRA members.
N14, WHITE HART (Star (Heineken UK)), 290 Chase Road, London. Already reported closed and may become a shisha bar/restaurant
NW2, CLAYTON CROWN HOTEL (Dalata Hotel Group), 142-152 Cricklewood Broadway. Reported in July 2018 as real ale no longer available.
KINGSTON & LEATHERHEAD
CHESSINGTON, NORTH STAR (Ember Inns (Mitchells & Butlers)), 271 Hook Road, Hook. Changing beers now 3
KINGSTON, ACORN 20 (--individual--), 20, Richmond Road. Reopened, renamed WHELANS and real ale reinstated - Fuller's London Pride + a changing beer from the Star list.
KINGSTON, WILLOUGHBY ARMS (Ei Group), 47 Willoughby Road. Real ale range now:- Twickenham --varies--; Weltons Horsham Pale plus 4 changing beers
NEW MALDEN, FOUNTAIN (John Barras (Greene King)), 120 Malden Road. Closed and planning application in to convert most of the site to housing. Greene King only leased from a property company (Gracilis Ltd) and that lease has now ended.
N1, BE AT ONE (Ei Group), 33 Caledonian Road. Closed
N1, BE AT ONE (Be At One), 144-145 Upper Street. Renamed LAKI KANE. Still a cocktail bar.
N1, COMPTON ARMS (--unknown--), 4 Compton Avenue. Under new ownership and temporarily open while Football Worlds cup is on and will then re-close for modest redecoration before permanently reopening. Now owned by Nick Stephens (Locals Club Ltd) of the Gun in Well Street, Homerton.
N1, DOG EAT DOG (BrewDog), 29-31 Essex Road. Renamed BREWDOG. Opened in May 2018, in premises formerly operated by Brewdog as ill-fated Dog Eat Dog and Punk Kitchen trial restaurant concepts. No cask beer. Fourteen keg beers. They have also installed homebrew systems (20L kits) which are bookable for brew days - full details on their website. https://www.brewdog.com/bars/uk/angel
N1, DUCHESS OF KENT (Wellington), 72 Prebend Street. Freehold for sale at reduced £1.75m price. Scheme proposed for CoU of uppers to 4 flats and conversion of gf and cellar areas to flexible uses A1 A2 A3 A4 or B1 attached to sales partics
N1, ELECTRICITY SHOWROOMS (Barworks), 39a Hoxton Square,. Closed and to become an Adventure Bar
N1, LORD CLYDE (Ei Group), 340-342 Essex Road. Real ale range now:- Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter + 2 changing beers
N4, NATURALIST (Young's), 14 Woodberry Down. Renamed NATURALIST. Opened August 2018 in a new development close to the banks of the Woodberry Down reservoir. Real ale likely to be available. Website https://www.thenaturalistpub.co.uk/
N5, WOODBINE (--individual--), 215 Blackstock Road. Real ale range now:- Crouch Vale Brewers Gold + 3 changing beers
N6, ANGEL INN (Castle (Mitchells & Butlers)), 37 Highgate High Street. Cider changed from Westons to Thistly Cross
N6, GATEHOUSE (Urban Pubs & Bars), 1 North Road. Cider now available - Sandford Orchards cider on handpump.
N6, WOODMAN (Star (Heineken UK)), 414 Archway Road. Real ale range now:- Bombardier; Fuller's London Pride; Truman's Lazarus + a changing beer
N8, ALEX (Ei Group), 120 Park Road. Nick Ford, former head of food at Antic, and Hayley Chappell, have taken over the lease.
N8, HOPE & ANCHOR (Greene King), 128 Tottenham Lane. Freeholder is 590 Green Lanes Ltd since 2015 who also own the Jolly Anglers (N22)
N10, JOHN BAIRD (Patron Capital), 122 Fortis Green Road. Planning application submitted April 2018: Alterations to ground floor facade, ground floor, first and second floor extensions to existing public house to provide 4 x one bedroom flats and 4 x two bedroom flats at first and second floor level.
N10, MAID OF MUSWELL (Castle (Mitchells & Butlers)), 121 Alexandra Park Road. Real ale range now:- Sharp's Doom Bar; Timothy Taylor Landlord + 2 changing beers both local (Five Points Pale) and from the national M&B list.
N16, BE-BOP-A-LULA (Pub Wizards), 68 Green Lanes. Remainder of 20 year FoT lease for sale via AG&G June 2018 expiring Nov 2037
N16, ROSE & CROWN (London Village Inns), 199 Stoke Newington Church Street. Owner is Star (Heineken UK and leased to London Village Inns.. Real ale range now:- Caledonian Deuchars IPA; Robinsons Trooper; St Austell Tribute
N17, ELMHURST (Star (Heineken UK)), 131 Lordship Lane. Reopened.
N17, FERRY BOAT INN (Stonegate), Ferry Lane. Boxes of Lilly's cider on the back of the bar
N17, OLIVE BRANCH, 167-169 Park Lane.Believed to have closed by October 2017 - operating company struck off Companies House
N17, PRIDE OF TOTTENHAM (--individual--), 614 High Road. Renamed BLUECOATS. Taken over in May by Background Bars and renamed BLUECOATS, reflecting the old stone-faced building’s original purpose. Cask beer restored, three such as One Mile End Salvation, Redemption Big Chief and Hopspur.
N19, HOUSE (Centrepoint Taverns Ltd), 128 Dartmouth Park Hill. Changed to other use.
N19, OLD CROWN INN (Ei Group), 90 Highgate Hill. Lease taken on by HANDH LONDON LIMITED To reopen as the Tourian Lounge on 4 August.
N22, BAR & KITCHEN (--unknown--), Palm Court Entrance, Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Park. Renamed PHOENIX.. . In July 2018 two beers from Fuller's were on handpump. Service is usually in plastic glasses although you can request a proper glass if you are remaining indoors.
N22, JOLLY ANGLERS (--individual--), 33 Station Road. 590 Green Lanes Ltd are the freeholders (see also Hope & Anchor N8)
NW1, BE AT ONE (Be At One), 55 Camden High Street. Owner now Stonegate.
NW1, SOMERS TOWN COFFEE HOUSE (Charles Wells), 60 Chalton Street. Change 'Type 0. Reopened 11 July following fire on 22 June
NW3, BELROSE (Centrepoint Taverns Ltd), 94 Haverstock Hill. Reopened with a beer from the on-site micro brewery but whether cask or not is not clear.
NW3, HAMPSTEAD LOUNGE & JAZZ CLUB (Wellington), 23 New End. Currently closed - will re-open under new ownership and likely revert to old name - they have decided to do some work in the pub before it reopens, late summer/early autumn.
NW3, SIR RICHARD STEELE (Faucet Inn), 97 Haverstock Hill. Reopened. Four new unused pumps (a bank of three and an isolated single), so I expect real ale will make an appearance in the near future. Website now https://www.thesteelespub.co/
NW3, WHITE HORSE (Star (Heineken UK)), 154 Fleet Road. The good news is that the White Horse now has a new lessee; things have moved on, not least that the shutters over the windows have now been removed. I’ve been told that the owners of the Cork & Bottle Wine Bar in Leicester Square (est. 1970s) and also of its later sister venue of the same name in Paddington, have taken it on, a new lease having being granted by the freeholders, Star Pubs & Bars, the leisure venues arm of brewers, Heineken UK.
NW5, JUNCTION TAVERN (Ei Group), 101 Fortess Road. Now leased to Finer Pubs.
WC2, ANGEL (Samuel Smith), 62 St. Giles High Street. Closed.
WC2, SWAY (Novus Leisure), 61-65 Great Queen Street. Owner now Stonegate.
RICHMOND & HOUNSLOW
BEDFONT (EAST), LOAD OF HAY (Ei Group), 330 Staines Road, Feltham. Renamed LOAD OF HAY - GALICJA RESTAURANT.Description updated to:- This is a large detached Ukrainian pub and modern European restaurant called Galicja, and has a prominent roadside position. The pub is situated at the southern end of Staines Road. There is open space at the front for approximately 15 vehicles.
BRENTFORD, SIX BELLS (Fuller's), 148 High Street. Closed. Fuller’s branding removed..
RICHMOND, ANGEL & CROWN (Fuller's), 5 Church Street. Tenant has surrendered his lease and Fuller's are now currently looking for a new tenant.
RICHMOND, BE AT ONE (Be At One), 7a Petersham Road. Owner now Stonegate.
W4, GEORGE'S DINER (--unknown--), 18-20 Chiswick High Road. Closed and unlikely to reopen
SOUTH EAST LONDON
SE1, BARREL PROJECT (--other--), 80 Druid Street. Closed from mid June 2018, reason uncertain and re-opening date not known
SE1, KINGS ARMS (Ei Group), 65 Newcomen Street. Real ale range now:- Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter; Timothy Taylor Landlord; Truman's Swift; Woodforde's Wherry + a changing beer
SE1, OLD KING'S HEAD (Star (Heineken UK)), King's Head Yard, 45-49 Borough High Street. Real ale range now:- Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter; Sharp's Doom Bar; St Austell Tribute; St Austell Proper Job 2 changing beers
SE1, THOMAS A'BECKET (Max Barney Pub Company), 320 Old Kent Road. Closed in Spring 2018. Lease on the market
SE4, TALBOT (--individual--), 2-4 Tyrwhitt Road. Real ale range now:- Brockley seasonal; Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter + 3 changing beers
SE5, GROVE HOUSE (Ram Pub Company (Young's)), 26 Camberwell Grove. Closed following serious fire to upper floors Saturday 21st July 2018. Re-opening date not yet announced.
SE6, CATFORD BRIDGE TAVERN (Solitaire Restaurants Holdings Ltd), Station Approach, Catford Bridge. Owner now Camden Bars. Freehold moved from Solitaire Restaurants Holdings Ltd part of "Camden Bars" to ROSE TWO LTD.
SE7, ANTIGALLICAN (--individual--), 428 Woolwich Road. Reported closed since mid March 2018.
SE8, BIRDS NEST (--individual--), 32 Deptford Church Street. Freehold acquired by BOOMTOWN PROJECTS LIMITED January 2018
SE8, TAPROOM SE8 (--individual--), Unit 2, St Paul's House, 3 Market Yard. Cask ale is no longer available so no longer part of the Membership Discount Scheme
SE9, WHITE HART (Ei Group), 2 Eltham High Street. New tenants being sought
SE10, THIRSTY DRAGON, 166 Trafalgar Road. Opened in summer 2018 as a bar specialising in board games. Has craft beers on four taps, mainly from the local Hop Stuff Brewery. Also offers light meals and snacks. Website: https://thirstydragon.co.uk
SE11, HANOVER ARMS (Ei Group), 326 Kennington Park Road. Real ale range now:- Sharp's Doom Bar + a changing beer
SE12, BARING HALL HOTEL (Antic), 368 Baring Road. Pub became Grade II listed in 2018.
SE13, LEWISHAM TAVERN (Craft Union Pub Co (Ei Group)), 1 Lee High Road. Reports in August 2018 of pumpclips being turned round and real ale not available.
SE13, SUTTONS RADIO (Antic), 139-141 Lewisham High Street. Changing beers down from 4 to 3 with a cider trial from late July 2018 on one hadpump.
SE14, AMERSHAM ARMS (Ei Group), 388 New Cross Road. Now leased by the Octagon Pub Company
SE16, SPARTAN BREWERY TAPROOM (--unknown--), 8 Almond Road. The brew kit has now been installed and brewing commenced on the site.
SE16, LONDON CALLING SWEDEN Railway Arch 72, Enid Street. A Swedish beer and cheese shop with a weekend tap room on the Bermondsey Beer Mile. It features an extensive range of keg and bottled beers from Poppels brewery in Sweden and a few from other local breweries nearby.
SE17, GOOD INTENT (Wellington), 24 East Street. No Real Ale
SE17, TANKARD (Greene King), 178 Walworth Road. Reopening soon. New operator took over 17/07/2018
SE24, MILKWOOD (--unknown--), 216 Railton Road. Lease taken on by THE AGILE RABBIT LIMITED July 2018
SOUTH WEST ESSEX
CRANHAM, GOLDEN CRANE (Charles Wells), 117 Avon Road. Real ale range now:- Bombardier (Brewed by Marston's at the Eagle Brewery (Bedford)); Eagle IPA (Brewed by Marston's at the Eagle Brewery (Bedford)) + a changing beer from Wells "Wandering Brewer Project", brewed at a variety of breweries, such as Portobello & Nethergate
GANTS HILL, VALENTINE (Stonegate), 27/37 Perth Road. Notices posted in June 2018 indicated that it was threatened with demolition, but in early July 2018 the pub won a reprieve, the Ilford Recorder newspaper reported that Tide Construction Limited withdrew plans to flatten the 1930s former pub and now residents are rallying to protect the Valentine Pub from future redevelopment.
SOUTH WEST LONDON
SW4, JAM TREE (--individual--), 13-19 Old Town. Now leased to City Pub Company. Freeholder COMMERCIAL HOLDINGS 496 LIMITED (13-21 Old Town)
SW8, VAUXHALL GRIFFIN (Star (Heineken UK)), 8 Wyvil Road. Renamed GRIFFIN BELLE.Description updated to:- Popular and compact Victorian pub, rather dwarfed by surrounding modern buidings and close to the huge Nine Elms development. Refurbished in contemporary style in spring 2017, with a further make-over in summer 2018 following the lease being taken on by the same operators as the Fitzrovia Belle, the interior now features a tiled bar area, a mixture of seating and an array of TV screens showing sport. There is an eclectic selection of framed pictures. Formerly Wyvils then Vauxhall Griffin, originally Builders Arms.
SW9, QUEEN'S HEAD (Parched), 144 Stockwell Road. Lease taken over by Recobble Ltd in July 2018.
SW9, CLAPHAM NORTH (Ram Pub Company (Young's)), 409 Clapham Road. Real ale range now:- Sambrook's Wandle Ale; Sharp's Doom Bar
SW9, DUKE OF EDINBURGH (Camden Bars), 204 Ferndale Road. Moved from Solitaire Restaurant Ltd to Rose Two Ltd in the "Camden Bars" portfolio
SW17, TAP 13, Broadway Market. A basic but friendly stall with bar stools in the Cave area of the market, operating as a 'zero waste' bar with no bottles, cans or anything disposable. Besides an Austrian lager, the three KeyKeg beers have initially been sourced from Bullfinch. Two of the other 13 taps on the back wall serve ciders, one of them likely to fall within CAMRA 's real cider definition.
NW1, PERSEVERANCE (Winnicott), 11 Shroton Street. Following various ups and downs and periods of closure, the pub reopened in July 2018 under new management, Mr Happy Bars of the White Mustache. Two real ales; currently no food is offered. Real ale range now:- St Austell Tribute + a changing beers
NW1, REGENT'S BAR & KITCHEN (Benugo ), Inner Circle, Regent's Park. Large & pleasant park cafe situated just off the western side of the Inner Circle. Heineken & Amstel available on draught keg, plus a draught cider. The cafe is open every day apart from Christmas Day. Operated by Benugo, who have outlets in other London parks. Opening time varies seasonally, summer opening time is shown here. Food includes breakfast, salads, sandwiches and wood-fired pizzas that can also be taken away. Summer BBQ on terrace. The inside is quite large if you get caught in a shower!
NW8, ORDNANCE (Samuel Smith), 29 Ordnance Hill. Renamed ORDNANCE ARMS.
SW3, HOUR GLASS (South Kensington Estates), 279-283 Brompton Road. Lease for sale via DCL in July 2018
SW3, PIG'S EAR (Union Bars), 35 Old Church Street. Real ale range now:- London Beer Factory Pig's Ear pale ale + 3 changing beers. No longer Cask Marque accredited.
SW6, BROADWAY BAR & GRILL (Ei Group), 474-476 Fulham Road. Closed. Expected to reopen following a major refurbishment.
SW6, BUTCHER'S HOOK (Greene King), 477 Fulham Road. The operator is Sundial Pubs Limited
SW6, ELK BAR (Mint Group ), 591 Fulham Road. CLOSED - future uncertain.
SW6, JAM TREE (Wellington), 541 Kings Road. Description updated to:- Lease taken over by City Pub Company July 2018.
SW6, TUTTO MARE (Ei Group), 562 Kings Road. Description updated to:- CLOSED for management change in mid-2018. To reopen under REL Pub Co management.
W1, BAR SOHO (Novus Leisure), 23-25 Old Compton Street. Owner now Stonegate.
W1, BE AT ONE (Be At One), 20 Great Windmill Street. Owner now Stonegate.
W1, BE AT ONE (Be At One), 94 Wimpole Street. Owner now Stonegate.
W1, DICKIE FITZ (Affinity), 48 Newman Street. Renamed MR FOGG'S HOUSE OF BOTANICALSFormerly Dickie Fitz, this became a branch of Mr. Fogg's cocktail-bar chain in July 2018. The conceit is that the venue "will take guests on a sensory journey to an enchanted land of plants, herbs and spices, which Phileas Fogg brought back from his Around The World In 80 Days voyage". The greenery around the venue is anhanced by high ceilings and large windows giving plent of light. The ground-floor bar sells draught keg lagers, pale ales and a stout. Light-bite type food is on offer. The venue operates an Over-21 policy; single-sex parties of six or more are not allowed. Website: https://www.mr-foggs.com/house-of-botanicals/
W1, FIFTY9 (Novus Leisure), Lansdowne House, 59 Berkeley Square. Owner now Stonegate.
W1, GEM (Novus Leisure), 10 Beak Street. Owner now Stonegate.
W1, LOOP (Novus Leisure), 13 Dering Street. Owner now Stonegate.
W1, VILLAGE SOHO (Novus Leisure), 81 Wardour Street. Owner now Stonegate.
W1, WARWICK (Novus Leisure), 1-3 Warwick Street. Owner now Stonegate.
W2, BEER HOUSE (SSP), by Platforms 10 & 11, Paddington Station Concourse. Real ale range currently:- Greene King IPA; Morland Old Speckled Hen; Sharp's Doom Bar; St Austell Tribute
W2, DRAFT HOUSE (Draft House(BrewDog)), Unit 1, West End Quay. Real ale range now:- 3 changing beers (two from Siren on recent visit)
W2, FOUNTAINS ABBEY (Taylor Walker (Greene King)), 109 Praed Street. Two of three ciders on handpump current available.
W2, GREEN MAN (Greene King), 308 Edgware Road. Freehold for sale via AG&G - offers invited - July 2018 - leased to Bestplace Ltd until 23rd April 2037
W2, HERON (Star (Heineken UK)), Norfolk Crescent. Westons Old Rosie currently on sale.
W2, MITRE (Young's), 24 Craven Terrace. Changing beers replaced with two or three ciders.
W2, ROYAL EXCHANGE (--individual--), 26 Sale Place. Real ale range now:- Brakspear Bitter; Sharp's Doom Bar
W2, SAWYERS ARMS (Greene King), 8-9 London Street. Real ale range now:- Greene King IPA; Greene King Abbot; Timothy Taylor Landlord + 3 changing local beers (Sambrookes)
W6, ANDOVER ARMS (Fuller's), 57 Aldensley Road. CLOSED: future uncertain
W6, BE AT ONE (Be At One), 14a The Broadway, Shepherds Bush Road. Owner now Stonegate.
W6, YARDBIRD (Greene King), 17 Broadway Shopping Centre. Description updated to:- CLOSED as at June 2018. Future of site uncertain.
W9, SQUIRREL (Faucet Inn), 46 Chippenham Road. Reported CLOSED July 2018. Future of site uncertain.
W12, POCKET WATCH (Brakspear Pub Co), 434 Uxbridge Road. Currently CLOSED. Future uncertain.
WC2, BE AT ONE (Be At One), 23 Wellington Street. Owner now Stonegate.
WC2, LONG ACRE (Novus Leisure), 1 Upper Saint Martins Lane. Owner now Stonegate.
WC2, SALISBURY (Taylor Walker (Greene King)), 90 St. Martin's Lane. HUGGINS & COMPANY LIMITED (now GK via Spirit) no longer listed as leaseholder (1/8/18)
WC2, SAVOY TAP (Shepherd Neame), 2 Savoy Street. Having been bought by Sheps, closed for refurbishment due to reopen 8 August 2018
RUISLIP, SIX BELLS (--individual--), Duck Hills Road. Likely to reopen as a Arens restaurant similar to the one in Eastcote
W5, EALING CONSERVATIVE & UNIONIST BOWLING CLUB (--club--), The Pavilion, Craven Road. Renamed EALING CENTRAL UNITED BOWLS CLUB. Claim to be selling real ale from Rebellion.
W7, DUKE OF YORK (Star (Heineken UK)), 161 Uxbridge Road. Reopned but the handpump has been removed.
YEADING, WALNUT TREE (Fuller's), 115 Willow Tree Lane. Closed and demolished.