For other years and the latest data use the bars at the top.


 

 

THE EAST LONDON AND CITY BEER GUIDE 1983

All the information on this page was gathered by the local branch (East London & City) of the Campaign for Real Ale in for the guide published in 1983.

  • All the information has been retyped from the guide
  • Missed pubs have been added and noted
  • Only the data is included and not any articles or pictures that appeared in the guide
  • Because the guide was typed there may be some inconsistancy with beer and brewery names

 

This is how the beer scene was way back then.

 

 

EC1 City - Clerkenwell

EC1  ANGEL: 73 City Road .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON ALE, MAINLINE. Plush City off workers' pub. Hot lunch (Restaurant upstairs)/Snacks am & pm/Musak.

 

EC1  ARTILLERY ARMS: 102 Bunhill Row.  Fullers.  FULLERS LONDON PRIDE, FULLERS CHISWICK, GREENE KING ABBOT, CHARRINGTON IPA, SAM SMITH OBB. Friendly small busy one bar ex-Truman house. The pub is opposite Bunhill Cemetery and the Honourable Artillery Company Ground, headquarters of the oldest regiment in the British Army. Has occasional cheap beer promotion evenings. Lunchtime food/ Darts/Musak/Live Jazz on Weds and Thurs/Pianist on Friday eves.

 

EC1  BARLEY MOW: 50 Long Lane.  Whitbread.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closes 2.30 pm, 10pm (or sooner if pub empty) and all w/es.Long narrow cosy upmarket pub opposite Smithfield Market. Restaurant upstairs/Food am/Snacks/Function Room/Juke Box. Long narrow cosy upmarket pub opposite Smithfield Market. Restaurant upstairs/Food am/Snacks/Function Room/Juke Box.

 

EC1  Betsey: 56 Farringdon Road .  Watneys., No real ale despite the London Bitter sign outside. In mid 1983 was up for sale.

 

EC1  BISHOPS FINGER: 8 West Smithfield   Shepherd Neame.  SHEPHERD NEAME MASTER BREW. Closed all w/es., early morning licence for market workers. Large comfortable one bar pub formerly named 'The Rutland', a name still to be seenin large letters across the first floor. The current name recalls that which used to be given in Kent to signposts shaped line an index finger. Luntchtime food/Snacks at all times/Darts . in large letters across the first floor. The current name recalls that which used to be given in Kent to signposts shaped line an index finger. Luntchtime food/Snacks at all times/Darts .

 

EC1  Blue Coat Boy: 415 City Road .  Allied Breweries., Was being closed down in 1983 for complete renovation under new management.

 

EC1  Blue Posts: 86/89 Cowcross Street.   Charrington. No real ale!   

 

 

EC1  BRITANNIA: 94 Ironmonger Row.  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, TUSKER. Traditional side street local in residential area. Hote & cold lunctime snacks/Pool, Shove ½ /Organist Wed eves & Fri - Sun eves.

 

EC1  BRITISH LION: 155 Central Street.  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD FLOWERS ORIGINAL. Modern comfortable plastic seated one bar estate pub. Real ale may not always be available. Lunchtime hot & cold food Mon-Fri/Cold snacks Mon-Fri eves/Musak.

 

EC1  BRITISH QUEEN: 167 Whitecross Street.  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. A very small pub, claims centuries old history as a market pub. Hot & cold meals am & pm Mon-Fri/Games room upstairs.

 

EC1  Bulls Head: 125 Central Street .  Bass.,

 

EC1  BURGUNDY BENS: 102/108 Clerkenwell Road .  Free House.  DAVY'S OLD WALLOP. Wine bar style and atmosphere, Beer served in tankards, rather pricey. Restaurant.

 

EC1  CASTLE: 43 Cowcross Street .  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Opens 8pm on Saturday eves and closed all Sunday. Large busy semi-circular bar; a pawnbroker's sign and a large painting commorate a former licensee of this pub lending George IV money for a bet, with a watch assecurity, upon which he accepted as reward the right to practice as a pawnbroker. Hot lunchtime meals/Musak. security, upon which he accepted as reward the right to practice as a pawnbroker. Hot lunchtime meals/Musak.

 

EC1  CHEQUERS: 44 Old Street .  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, WHITBREAD FLOWERS ORIGINAL. Small traditional style pub on main road. Hot & cold snacks weekday lunchtime & evening.

 

EC1  CHISWELL ST VAULTS: Chiswell Street.  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, WHITBREAD FLOWERS ORIGINAL, TUSKER, WINTER WARMER (WINTER). Whitbreads' showpiece pub and wine bar in converted cellars , with sawdust  covered floors and candlelight. Cold food at all times/Restaurant at lunchtime/Function room.

 

EC1  City Pride: Rumoured to be the name Fullers have chosen for their recently acquired pub, ‘The Wihte Swan’ 28 Farringdon Lane.  Possible opening  by the end of 1983.

 

EC1  CLOCK HOUSE: 82 Leather Lane .  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Basic pub with large ceiling mirror. Sandwiches/Musak/ Darts/Piano Fri & Sat eves.

 

EC1  COACH & HORSES: 26/28 Ray Street.   Allied Breweries. BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Pricey but quiet corner pub with large single bar partitioned at one end. Lunchtime food/Darts.

 

EC1  COACH & HORSES: 4 St John's Square.  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, TUSKER. Closed at weekends.Comfortable modern pub off Clerkenwell Road adjoining St John's Gate (1503). Upstairs lunchtime restaurant.

 

EC1  COCK TAVERN: 23 Central Markets.  Free House.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, YOUNGS SPECIAL, EVERARDS TIGER. Opens 6.30 - 9.30 am for meat market people, at lunctime but not in eve. Large cellar bar, semi-restaurant. Lunches Mon-Fri/Bookable for functions.

 

EC1   CROSBY HEAD : 243 Old Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER, SAMPSON. Very large comfortable heavily decorated modern bar with pictures of bygone royalty and rural spots, plenty of seating. Food am/Darts/Musak.

 

EC1  CROWN TAVERN: 43 Clerkenwell Green.  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Closed Sunday evenings. Dating from 1815, this large busy interesting two bar pub stands on a corner near the Marx Memorial Library. A collection of clocks is now in the "Next Door"restaurant next to the pub & under the same management. Hot & cold lunchtime food in room at back/Adjoining restaurant. restaurant next to the pub & under the same management. Hot & cold lunchtime food in room at back/Adjoining restaurant.

 

EC1  CROWN & WOOLPACK: 394 St John Street.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Opens 6.30 pm Sat eves.Comfortable pub with interesting collection of cups and jugs in the public. Lunchtime food/Musak/Darts .

 

EC1  DUKE OF WELLINGTON: 21/25 Lever Street.  Allied Breweries. BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Modern with wide bar and disco. Situated near residential estate. Lunchtime food/Darts/Garden.

 

EC1  DUKE OF YORK: 156 Clerkenwell Road.  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE. Comfortable one bar corner pub. Musak.

 

EC1  EAGLE: 159 Farringdon Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

EC1  EMPRESS OF RUSSIA: 362 St John Street.   Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Opens 6pm on Sat eves.Plain traditional two bar locals' pub adjacent to Sadlers' Wells Theatre, named after Catherine the Great of Russia. Hot snacks weekday lunchtime, cold weekdayeves/Games inc, dominoes/Folk Club Thurs eves/Live entertainment Sat lunchtime. eves/Games inc, dominoes/Folk Club Thurs eves/Live entertainment Sat lunchtime.

EC1  EXMOUTH ARMS: 23 Exmouth Market.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Plush large two bar pub, named after Sir Edward Pellow, a British naval commander who harried the hordes in the early nineteenth century & was made a Viscount for his pains. Lunchtime snacks/Darts .

 

EC1  FARRINGDON UNDERGROUND: JOINT & GEM: Cowcross Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER, SAMPSON. (Sampson on gravity) Basic one bar pub but comfortable, reminiscent of an earlier railway era. Juke Box/Darts .

 

EC1  FOUNTAIN: 68 Amwell Street .  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Opens 7 pm Sat eves.Comfortable two bar pub with Victorian

dècor, with a "Dirty Dick's" mirror that gives the pub its alternative name. Lunchtime meals/ Darts/musak/Facilities for the disabled men in ladies lavatory.

 

EC1  FOX & ANCHOR: 115 Charterhouse Street.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Closed eves. Once a traditional pub, now essentially a restaurant ; beer on the pricy side.

 

EC1  George: 180 St John Street .  Allied Breweries., Apparently closed down, although has interesting exterior stone work: 'Finch Marlebone' and 'rebuilt 1901'.

 

EC1  GEORGE IV: 39 Goswell Road .  Courage.  DIRECTORS BITTER. Basic public bar and old plush lounge: pleasing glass in windows and in corridors on way to the Gents. Darts/Musak.

 

EC1  GEORGE & DRAGON: 240 St John Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER, SAMPSON. Very large circular bar. Many signs of grandeur interior & exterior, including tilework depicting St George & the Dragon. Pub lunch counter/Pool/Juke Box.

 

EC1  GLUEPOT: 1 Vince Street .  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE . Large quiet modern obe bar family local next to the Fire Station. Food am & pm/ Darts/Juke Box.

 

EC1  GOLDEN HINDE: 58 Old Street .  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, TUSKER. Congenial renovated one bar pub containing exposed brickwork and maritime type pictures. Hot meals weekday lunchtimes & eves/Darts /Juke Box/Organ, vocals Fri, Sat, Sun pm.

 

EC1  GREEN MAN & STILL: 161 Whitecross Street.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Comfortable functional one bar local, very busy, mainly with the adjacent street market but generally mixed clientele. Darts & pool are in a semi enclosed area. Notice the amusing pub sign. Lunchtime snacks/Pool/ Darts/Juke Box.

 

EC1   GRIFFIN: 125 Clerkenwell Road .  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS STAG, WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Quiet basis two bar pub with mainly local clientele. Near Grays Inn Road , stands on site of Reid's Griffin Brewery. Display of Reid's bottle labels on walls. Lunchtime snacks/Live Music/Musak.

 

EC1  GUNMAKERS ARMS: 13 Eyre Street Hill.  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Small two level two room pub in side street. Games/Musak.

 

EC1  HAND & SHEARS: 1 Middle Street.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Crowed friendly two-bar pub.  A pub has been on this site since 1123; in Tudor time it was a centre for tailors & cloth merchants and was used as a court for offenders in thatprofession. The inn sign is that of the Merchant Tailors. More recently served condemned Newgate prisoners their last drinks. Lunchtime meals/eve snacks/Musak/ Darts/Function room. profession. The inn sign is that of the Merchant Tailors. More recently served condemned Newgate prisoners their last drinks. Lunchtime meals/eve snacks/Musak/Darts/Function room.

 

EC1  HARLEQUIN: 27 Arlington Way .  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS STAG, RUDDLES COUNTY. Tiny single bar pub with theatrical atmosphere next to Sadlers Wells.

 

EC1   HARROW: 64 Compton Street.  Watney Combe.  MANNS IPA, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE . One bar local wedged into middle of a side street. Lunchtime food/Musak/Tiny darts area.

 

EC1  HAT & FEATHERS: 2 Clerkenwell Road.  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE. Large basic locals' corner pub with two bars. Notice the Alllsopps mirror. Real ale may not be available at all times.  Sandwiches /Juke Box/Darts/Pool.

 

EC1  HAT & TUN: 3 Hatton Wall.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Closed w/es. Large busy one bar pub with wrought iron around the bar. The name is a play on that of Sir Christopher Hatton, who owned a large estate in the area in the time ofElizabeth I and who has a pub named after him in Leather Lane. Elizabeth I and who has a pub named after him in Leather Lane .

 

EC1  HOPE: 94 Cowcross Street .  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Closed w/es. Open 6.00 - 9.00pm except Suns, in addition to normal hours. Basic public bar on ground floor, lounge bar and restaurant upstairs. Originally built 1790. Has interesting mirrors and tiles.

 

EC1  Horseshoe & Magpie: 5 Topham Street.  Watney Combe. No real ale!  

 

EC1  HORSESHOE: 24 Clerkenwell Close.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Deceptively large pub. Snacks/Juke Box/Pool/Beer Garden/Function room.

 

EC1 JOINT & GEM: See Farringdon Underground.

 

EC1  KING OF DIAMONDS: Greville Street.  Allied Breweries.  IND COOPE BITTER, BURTON ALE. Closed at w/es. Spacious modern pub with split level bar and green lamps, behind Hatton Garden. Food lunchtime & eve/Musak/Darts.

 

EC1  KINGS ARMS: 18 Moreland Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Two bar traditional pub including tiled corridor to large back bar. Small spartan public; larger bar at rear is pleasant and airy with old style dècor and hanging garden. Snacks am/Darts/Pianist at w/es.

 

EC1  KINGS HEAD: 49 Chiswell Street .  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, WHITBREAD FLOWERS ORIGINAL. Closes early Refurbished pub on site of Whitbread's first brewery. Two bar but neither is a 'public'. Lunches upstairs/Snacks at all times/Darts/Function room.

 

EC1  Lady Owen’s Arms: 285 Goswell Road.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

EC1  LANGTON ARMS: 1 Norman Street.  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Basic one bar pub. Musak/piano/Darts .

 

EC1  LEOPARD: 33 Seward Street .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON ALE. THWAITES KINGSDOWN Opens 11.30am Modern straightforward locals' pub with two big bars. lunchtime meals/musak/live music Mon, Sat, eves/Pool/Garden.

 

EC1   LONDON APPRENTICE : 333 Old Street.  Free House.  YOUNGERS PA, YOUNGERS SPA, BRAKSPEAR SPECIAL, BRAKSPEARS OLD, DIRECTORS BITTER. Spacious beamed one bar pub with horse brasses etc, at bar. Opens late and acquired in 1983 by the Stable bar (kirkhams) Ltd. Has discos, fairly pricey. Lunches/Musak/Pool.

 

EC1   LONDON SPA : 70 Exmouth Market.  Free House.  DIRECTORS BITTER, BURTON ALE, CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS, MAINLINE. Range of ale includes the above. Large two bar characterful pub done up in Victorian "Tap Room" manner. Interesting tilework in public bar.Lunchtime & eve meals/Juke box/Darts. Lunchtime & eve meals/Juke box/Darts .

 

EC1  LORD NELSON: 262/4 Old Street.   Watney Combe.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE, RUDDLES COUNTY, REAL CIDER. All four real ales plus Ruddles County and draught cider. Large popular friendly two bar corner pub. Lunches a speciality/Darts/Musak/Function room.

 

EC1  LORD NELSON: 17 Mora Street .  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG, RUDDLES COUNTY. vailable sometimes. Two bar corner pub in residential area. Sandwiches/Musak/Striptease: continous shows.

 

EC1  LORD RAGLAN: 61 St Martin's-le-Grand.   Courage.  DIRECTORS BITTER. Shakespeare is reputed to have known the pub previously on this site; it is now a disco pub named after a hero of the Crimean War.

 

EC1  METROPOLITAN TAVERN: 95 Farringdon Road.  Free House.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON ALE, MAINLINE,,  Closed sat eves. Large one bar corner pub with tilework picture of the Lady Mary leaving St John's Gate (Clerkenwell) to visit Edward VI in 1550.

 

EC1  NEWMARKET HOTEL: 25 Smithfield Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closed eves; hours include early am.  Bass is on electric dispense. Two plain bars on different floors with vaguely horsey theme.Upstairs is a large reproduction of a picture of bygone Smithfield Market. Bookable for evening functions. Upstairs is a large reproduction of a picture of bygone Smithfield Market. Bookable for evening functions.

 

EC1  NEW RED LION: 292 St John Street.  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS STAG, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE . Large friendly three bar local with old style dècor, younger style clientele. Lunchtime food/evening snacks/Juke Box/Games room (Pool, Darts , dominoes) Pianola.

 

EC1  OAKLEY ARMS: 32 Hall Street .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER. Large single bar in shape of a horseshoe, one side being slightly 'public'.

 

EC1  OLD FOUNTAIN: 3 Baldwin Street.  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, TUSKER, WHITBREAD FLOWERS ORIGINAL.. Traditional style pub near Old St Station with exotic fish tank. Food all times save Sat/Sun am/Function room.

 

EC1  OLD RED LION: 418 St John Street.  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. & (in winter) Charrington. Large modernised bar with old ceiling and pillars; has games room off. Rebuilt in 1899, the pub has long literary associations going back to Dr Johnson.Lunchtime food, evening snacks/ Darts/Pool Fringe theatre upstairs/Beer garden. Lunchtime food, evening snacks/ Darts/Pool Fringe theatre upstairs/Beer garden.

 

EC1  ONE TUN: 125 Saffron Hill.  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Oak paneled one bar pub dating from early Victorian times an mentioned in "Oliver Twist". One tun = 4 hogsheads = 216 gallons.Upstairs restaurant/large food counter. Upstairs restaurant/large food counter.

 

EC1  Penny Black: 106 Farringdon Road .  Watneys.. No Longer sells real ale.

 

EC1  PHEASANT & FIRKIN: 166 Goswell Road.  Free House.  BRUCE'S BARBARIAN, PHEASANT, DOGBOLTER, EARTHSTOPPER. & guest beers. Busy one bar beer exhibition type pub, much frequented by City University students. Formerly 'The Old Ivy House'. Cooked lunches/Piano

 

EC1  RED LION: 39 Rosoman Street .  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, TUSKER. Friendly side street local near Mount Pleasant . Backs onto GLC Record Office and History Library. Hot snacks Mon-Fri am & pm/Pool/Function room.

 

EC1  ROSE: 52 Hatton Garden.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Single bar wood paneled & red lighted interior, with public bar atmosphere. Pool in upstairs room/Darts/Musak/ Juke Box.

 

EC1  ROYAL MAIL: 3 Myddleton Street .  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Cosy single br modern local with family atmosphere, near housing estate. Hot & cold food lunchtimes/Darts/Musak/Juke Box/Pianist Fri & Sat eve.

 

EC1  ROYAL STAR: 220 City Road .  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS STAG. Small lively two bar locals' pub with plenty of seating. Snacks/ Darts/Pool/Juke Box/Live music Fri eve/Disco Sat eve.

 

EC1  ST. JOHN OF JERUSALEM : 160 St. John Street.  Allied Breweries.  IND COOPE BITTER, BURTON ALE. Closed sat/Sun eves.Unusually shaped pub which takes its name from an Order which grew up in medieval times from the hospital & church built in Jerusalem in the first Crusade in 1099. Is onthe site of the old Cannon Brewery; shares the present building with Allied House, Head Office of Allied Breweries. Hot & cold food am/Pool. the site of the old Cannon Brewery; shares the present building with Allied House, Head Office of Allied Breweries. Hot & cold food am/Pool.

 

EC1  ST. PAUL'S TAVERN: 56 Chiswell Street.  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, TUSKER, CASTLE EDEN, WINTER ROYAL (WINTER). Closed w/es. Older style pub at one end of old Whitbread brewery. Wine & buffet bar upstairs/Musak.

 

EC1  SEKFORDE ARMS: 34 Sekforde Street.  Free House... Varying range of real ales. Small but comfortable two bar locals' pub off Clerkenwell Green. Lunchtime food/Darts/Musak.

 

EC1  SHAKESPEARE: 2 Goswell Road .  Allied Breweries.  ALLIED BREWERIES BITTER, BURTON ALE. Opens 7pm Sats; closed Suns. Modern one bar pub in edge of Barbican much used by city workers and local estate. Heavy lunchtime trade. Hot meals am/snacks pm/Musak/Darts /Juke Box.

 

EC1  SHAKESPEARE'S HEAD: 1 Arlington Way.  Courage.  DIRECTORS BITTER. Opens Sat at 12 Sun at 8pm. Small modern building with curved bar; has the Sadlers Wells cast as locals. Food at all times/Beer garden/Musak.

 

EC1  Shakespeare's Head: 46 Percival Street.  Bass Charrington.. No longer sells real ale.

 

EC1   SIDNEY ARMS : 9 Wakeley Street.  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Small local with one U-shaped bar. Has strong darts element and boasts a golf  league. Juke Box/Occasional pianist.

 

EC1  SIR CHRISTOPHER HATTON: 4 Leather Lane.  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Modern pub. Large outdoor seating area in Leather Lane predestrian precinct. Lunctime meals/Darts /Juke Box.

 

EC1   Smithfield Tavern : 105 Charterhouse Street.  Bass Charrington.. No real ale.

 

EC1  SPORTSMAN: 315 City Road .  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Plushly furnished modern pub on main road. Lunchtime food/piano/Juke Box/ Darts.

 

EC1  SPREAD EAGLE: 142 Whitecross Street.  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Large congenial two bar local with plain public bar. Murals in the pool room and also in the corner of the saloon. Occasional cheap offers. Lunchtime snacks/Darts /Pool/Juke Box.

 

EC1  STICK & WEASEL: 273 City Road.  Free House.  DRAUGHT BASS, DORSET IPA, YOUNGS BITTER, GREENE KING IPA, EVERARDS TIGER.,  Period style up-market pub. Formerly the 'City Arms'. Lunchtime meals/Musak.

 

EC1  SUPRISE: 2 Northampton Road .  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Predominantly wine bar in surroundings. Real ale may not always be available. Food am & pm.

 

EC1  SUTTON ARMS: 15 Great Sutton Street .  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Closed w/es. Old style pub in side street, popular with office workers.

 

EC1  SUTTON ARMS: 6 Carthusian Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closes early and all w/es. Tiny public bar; fine old traditional boozer. Snacks am.

 

EC1  THREE COMPASSES: 66 Cowcross Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER. Closed w/es. Small simple 1950's style pub, a secluded back street enclave sited over the (audible) Underground. Two bars: graffiti board and collection of hats displayedin the public. Snacks am & pm/Lunches Mon-Fri/Musak/Darts/Bar billiards. in the public. Snacks am & pm/Lunches Mon-Fri/Musak/Darts/Bar billiards.

 

EC1  THREE CROWNS: 8 Tysoe Street.  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Small cosy popular older style pub down the road from Sadlers Wells. Lunches Mon-Fri/Snacks all times save Suns/Pool/Darts /Musak/Live music.

 

EC1  THREE KINGS: 7 Clerkenwell Close.  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS STAG, WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, RUDDLES COUNTY . Dating from the late eighteenth century, this pub is near to where Lenin had offices. Lunches/First floor restaurant/Darts /Piano.

 

EC1  TWO BREWERS: 121 Whitecross Street .  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD FLOWERS ORIGINAL. Long pleasantly modernised bar. Lunchtime food/Darts .

 

EC1  VIADUCT TAVERN: 126 Newgate Street.  Free House.   BURTON ALE, FRIARY MEUX. Closed Sat eve and Sun eve but open Sun am. Moderised Victorian pub popluar with Post Office workers from the St Paul's head depot. Close to Old Bailey. Musack.

 

EC1   VICTORIA: 25 Charterhouse Street .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON ALE, MAINLINE. Closes 8 pm & all w/es; public & Albert Bar closed all eves. Early morning licence for Smithfield workers. Hot & cold food in Albert Bar upstairs/ Darts/Juke Box.

 

EC1  WHITE BEAR: 57 St John Street .  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Spartan but friendly. Enigmatic pub sign. Snacks.

 

EC1  WHITE HART: 7 Giltspur Street .  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Opens 8pm Sats. Close to Barts Hospital. Snacks at all times/Cold buffet Mon-Fri lunchtimes.

 

EC1  WHITE LION: 37 Central Street .  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, WHITBREAD FLOWERS ORIGINAL. Quaint & cosy renovated one bar Victorian local with live music (family singalong etc.) Snacks am.

 

EC1  White Swan: 28 Farringdon Lane .  Fullers. Closed. Has been bought by Fullers who plan to turn it into the "City Pride", possibly by the end of 1983.

 

EC1   WILMINGTON ARMS : 69 Rosebery Avenue.  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE . Three bar pub with emphasis on Pool (3 tables) and darts. Frequented by Post Office workers from Mount Pleasant.

 

EC1  YE OLDE MITRE TAVERN: Ely Court.  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE, FRIARY MEUX. Charming 400 year old pub with 2 bars and snug. Snacks lunchtime & eve.

 

EC1  Ye Olde Red Cow: 72 Long Lane.  Watney Combe.. No real ale.

 

ON THE BORDER

CAMPBELL’S FREE HOUSE: 21 Bridport Place , c/o Ruston Street. Free  house selling Chudley Local Line, Sam Smiths OBB, McMullens AK Mild and Pitfield Hoxton Heavy. Small comfortable Victorian one bar house near recreation area. Food am & pm/Darts/Beer garden.

 

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EC2 City - Bishopsgate

EC2  ABERCORN BAR: Great Eastern Hotel,  Free House.  DRAUGHT BASS, RUDDLES BEST, RUDDLES COUNTY. Closes 7pm & all w/es. Palatial hotel bar with interesting ceiling and fittings; no working clothes.

 

EC2  Apples & Pears: Opp platforms 15-18 Liverpool Street Stn.  Free House.. Future name of old East End Bar closed for refurbishment in 1983, may sell Taylor Walker beers when reopened.

 

EC2  BARBICAN TAVERN: London Wall, near Museum of London .  Free House.  ARKELLS BBB, YOUNGS SPECIAL, GREENE KING ABBOT. Modern one bar pub run by Bradys Ltd, featuring lovely collection of old brewery mirrors & other memorabillia.Restaurant downstairs/Darts. Restaurant downstairs/Darts .

 

EC2  BARLEY MOW: 127 Curtain Road .  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS STAG, WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE . Clean smart one bar pub. Lunchtime snacks/Musak.

 

EC2  BISHOP OF NORWICH: 91 Moorgate.  Free House.  DAVY'S OLD WALLOP. Large subterranean bar: a Davy's house. Tie usually necessary for admission. Slightly expensive.Restaurant/Function room. Restaurant/Function room.

 

EC2  BRICKLAYERS ARMS: 63 Charlotte Road.  Free House.  CHARLES WELLS BOMBARDIER, ARKELLS KINGSDOWN ALE, CLARKE BAKER BITTER, MANNS IPA. Range varies. Comfortable and busy one bar pub of the beer exhibiton type. Slightly pricey. Lunhtime food/Darts/Musak/Function room.

 

EC2  BULL: 4 Devonshire Row.   Watney Combe.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE. Recently modernised one bar pub; no working clothes. Lunchtime food, eve snacks/3 dartboards.

 

EC2   BUTLERS HEAD : 11 Telegraph Street.  Free House.  ALLIED BREWERIES ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER MAINLINE. (may not always be available.) Through alley off Moorgate. Closes early eves and all w/es. Large horseshoe shaped bar plus cellar bar.Lunchtime food/Darts /Juke Box. Lunchtime food/ Darts/Juke Box.

 

EC2  City Gates: Great Eastern Hotel - Liverpool Street .  Free House.. Ruddles Bitter on top pressure.

 

EC2  CITY GRILL: 29 Lawrence Lane .  Free House.  GREENE KING IPA, GREENE KING ABBOT, SHEPHERD NEAME MASTER BREW, RUDDLES COUNTY . Closes 9pm and all w/es. Smart Heneky City pub with wine bar & snugs. Restaurant/2 Dartboards.

 

EC2  CITY PIPE: Foster Lane  Free House.  DAVY'S OLD WALLOP. Down a set of steps. A Davy's House. A tie is compulsory, at any rate for men. Beer (expensive) served in pewter tankards. Meals at lunchtime.

 

 

EC2  CRISPIN:  18 Finsbury Avenue.   Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Closes 9pm and all w/es. Comfortable & friendly popular one bar pub in alley near Broad Street Station, off Eldon Street. In1983 apparently in danger of demolition. Lunchtime meals/Snacks am & pm/Darts /Juke Box. 1983 apparently in danger of demolition. Lunchtime meals/Snacks am & pm/Darts /Juke Box.

 

EC2  CROWDERS WELL: Andrewes House, Barbican  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Modern pub, one bar, on site of famous old medicinal well. Restaurant downstairs/Juke Box/Musak.

 

EC2  DIRTY DICKS: 202/204 Bishopsgate.  Free House.  GREENE KING IPA, CHARRINGTON IPA, Bass ALLIED BREWERIES ALE, TRUMAN BITTER. Closed most of w/es. Founded in late 18th century by Nathaniel Bentley, who reputedly earned the name 'Dirty Dick by living in filthy penury after being jilted.Two bar pub which used to have all kinds of odds & ends, including two mummified cats hanging in the cellar bar, but has now apparently been neatened up. Two bar pub which used to have all kinds of odds & ends, including two mummified cats hanging in the cellar bar, but has now apparently been neatened up.

 

EC2  East End Bar: Liverpool St Station. . Closed in 1983 for redevelopment and reopening as Apples & Pears. Beers uncertain.

 

EC2  FLYING HORSE: 52 Wilson Street.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Closed w/es. Friendly basic but comfortable one bar City pub. Meals lunch & eves/Darts /Musak.

 

EC2  FOX: 28 Paul Street .  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG. Closes early. Refurbished unremakable pub with circular bar and brasses. 'Executive Bar' upstairs. Lunchtime meals/Musak/Darts.

 

EC2  GLOBE: 83 Moorgate.  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Ordinary, comfortable, fairly modern pub with upstairs bar. Lunchtime meals/Snacks at all time/Darts & Pool upstairs.

 

EC2   GRIFFIN: 93 Leonard Street.   Free House.  BURTON ALE, FRIARY MEUX, TAYLOR WALKER, MAINLINE. One narrow long bar. Meals am/Darts /Pool/Musack/Juke.

 

EC2  HANDPUMP: 185/7 Bishopsgate.  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, FLOWERS IPA, WINTER ROYAL (WINTER). Closes early and all w/es. Comfortable renovated pub with wine bar upstairs; formerly the Black Raven, more recently The Pump. Meals & snacks at lunchtime/Juke/Function Room.

 

EC2  Hole in the Wall: 1 Mitre Court .  Scott & New.  No real ale!   

 

EC2  HORSE & GROOM: 28 Curtain Road.  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closes 9pm weekdays and all w/es. Quiet one bar pub. wine bar upstairs. Lunchtime meals/Snacks other times/Pool/Juke Box.

 

EC2  JAZZ BAR: Opp platforms 1-8 Liverpool Street Station.  Free House.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, ARKELLS BBB, DRAUGHT BASS, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Closes 10.30pm and all Sundays. Part of station buffet, railway interest pictures on walls.

 

EC2  KINGS ARMS: 27 Wormwood Street .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER, SAMPSON. Comfortable two level pub but no jeans or plimsolls. Lunchtime meals/Snacks other times/Musak/Outside drinking area.

 

EC2  LONDON GENERAL: 127 Finsbury Pavement.  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closes 8.30pm and all w/es. Busy pub, full of old omnibus paraphernalia; has bar and buffet upstairs. Was formerly the Ship.Lunchtime meals/Snacks other times/Musak. Lunchtime meals/Snacks other times/Musak.

 

EC2  Lord Aberconway: 73 Old Broad Street .  Allied Breweries.  No longer serves real ale.  

 

EC2  MAGOGS: 8 Russia Row.   Free House.  DRAUGHT BASS, ADNAMS BITTER, GREENE KING IPA. Closes 9pm and all w/es. Chef & Brewer house; beer on the pricey side. Lunchtime meals/Snacks other times/ Darts.

 

EC2  MAGPIE: 12 New Street.  Allied Breweries.  BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER, MAINLINE. Opposite Bishopsgate entreance to Loverpool St BR. Closes all w/es. Recently modernised one bar pub with wine bar upstairs. Lunchtime meals/Snacks other times/Darts .

 

EC2  MOORGATE: 85 Moorgate.  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closes w/es. Friendly and busy one bar pub. Lunctime meals/Snacks other times.

 

EC2  Old Blue Last: 38 Great Eastern Street.  Trumans. No real ale!  Closes early.

 

EC2  OLD KINGS HEAD: 28 Holywell Lane.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER, SAMPSON. c/o Scrutton St. Pleasant one bar pub. Lunches/Snacks all times/Darts/Juke box.

 

EC2  OLDE GRESHAM: 54 Gresham Street.   Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER. Closes 8.30pm and all w/es. Small plush pub with Bistro bar & restaurant downstairs. Lunches/Snacks other times.

 

EC2  PENNY BLACK: Tenter House - Moorfields.  Free House.  SAM SMITH OBB (Electric). Closes early pm and w/es. Large new pub with outside drinking area. Meals lunchtime.

 

EC2  PLOUGH: London Wall - 2 Fore Street.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Closes 9pm & w/es. Reasonable one bar pub on high level walkway. Chaucer Restaurant downstairs/Pool.

 

EC2  Podium: St Alphage Highwalk - 2 Fore Street .  Whitbread. No real ale!   

 

EC2  PRIMROSE: 229 Bishopsgate.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER. Comfortable one bar pub. In 1982 relations were not good with the local CAMRA branch. Lunchtime meals/Snackts other times/Darts .

 

EC2  PRINCESS ROYAL: 76 Paul Street.  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Closes 8pm & w/es. Clean friendly quiet pub with central bar. Lunchtime meals/Snacks am & pm/Darts/Juke Box/Function room.

 

EC2  RAILWAY TAVERN: 15 Liverpool Street.  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, WHITBREAD FLOWERS ORIGINAL, FREMLINS BITTER, WINTER ROYAL (WINTER). Closes 9pm & w/es. Busy two bar commuter pub, walls crowded with railway memorabilia. Upstairs bar and games room and wine bar.Built 1850's as 'Cow House ' for market farmers. Lunchtime meals/Snacks most times/Darts/Pool/Juke/Function room. Built 1850's as 'Cow House ' for market farmers. Lunchtime meals/Snacks most times/Darts /Pool/Juke/Function room.

 

EC2  RED LION: 1 Eldon Street .  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE, RUDDLES COUNTY. Closes early. Typical small City pub. Meals at lunchtime/Musak.

 

EC2  SIR PAUL PINDAR: 213 Bishopsgate.  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Closes at w/es. Friendly recently renovated crowded but comfortable pub with upstairs games room. Excellent selection of cocktails.Formerly the King's Arms. Lunchtime meals & snacks/Downstairs and Upstairs restaurants/Separate games facilities. Formerly the King's Arms. Lunchtime meals & snacks/Downstairs and Upstairs restaurants/Separate games facilities.

 

EC2   Sterling Castle: 50 London Wall.. Closed in June 1983. When open it served BURTON ALE and Taylor Walker Mainline. Large ornate two bar pub with cellar bar. Demolished mid 1983.

 

EC2  THREE BUCKS: 66 Gresham Street .  Free House.  TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE, ADNAMS BITTER. Closes apprrox. 9pm & all w/es. Roomy pleasant one bar pub with good atmosphere but few seats. Interesting collection of Toby jugs.Lunches/Snacks other times/Darts /Musak. Lunches/Snacks other times/ Darts/Musak.

 

EC2  TALBOT: 64 London Wall.   Free House.  ADNAMS BITTER, GODSONS BLACK HORSE, SAMPSON. Closes after about 8pm and all w/es. Plesant but seats scarce; is also a cellar bar. Lunchtime food/Function room.

 

EC2  THREE CROWNS: 5 Old Jewry.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Closes early and w/es. Modern L-shaped subterranium bar. Lunchtime food/Juke Box.

 

EC2  THROGMORTON RESTAURANT: 27 Throgmorton Street.  Allied Breweries.  IND COOPE BITTER, BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Near Stock Exchange. Large place with several bars; lounge & darts downstairs; upstairs for IND COOPE BITTER & snacks; restaurant is keg only. Restaurant/Darts.

 

EC2  TURNERS BAR: 11 Broad St Concourse.  GREENE KING IPA, GREENE KING ABBOT. Closed w/es. Often crowded two bar pub; no working cloths. Lunches/Snacks other times/Darts (eve) Restaurant.

 

EC2  UDDER PLACE : Russia Ct off Russia Row near  Milk Street.   Free House.  DAVY'S OLD WALLOP. Closes 8pm & w/es. Subterranean with sawdust on floor. All the ale is served in pewter mugs or tankarks; rather expensive.Ties should be worn by men. Restaurant. Ties should be worn by men. Restaurant.

 

EC2  WEAVERS ARMS: 36 Sun Street.  WATNEYS STAG, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE. Closes 9pm & w/es. Small pub with darts room. Collection of pictures of bygone London. Thought to be in danger of demoliton. Snacks & meals at lunchtime.

 

EC2  WHITE HART: 122 Bishopsgate.  Charrington.  DRAUGHT BASS. Large ordinary pub with long history, known popularly as the  '199'. Lunches/Snacks other times/Juke Box.

 

EC2  WHITE HART: 24 Clifton Street .  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closes 9pm & all w/es. Popular one bar friendly pub with wine bar upstairs. Lunches/Snacks other times/Darts.

 

EC2  WINDMILL: 27 Tabernacle Street .  Free House.  SHEPHERD NEAME MASTER BREW, KING & BARNES SUSSEX Closes w/es. Shepherd Neame and King & Barnes usually on but range may vary. Busy pub. Has upstairs bar which can be hired & where meals served at lunchtime.Lunches/Snacks/ Darts/Function room. Lunches/Snacks/Darts /Function room.

 

EC2  WOODINS SHADES: 212 Bishopsgate.  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Open all week (closed Bank Holidays). Two level pub with upstairs games room (keg bar) near Petticoat Lane Market.Lunches/Darts /Pool/Juke Box. Lunches/ Darts/Pool/Juke Box.

 

EC2 YE OLDE DR BUTLERS HEAD: Mason's Avenue. Nr Coleman St , Through Gt  Free House.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DRAUGHT BASS. Two level pub with olde woodwork and sawdust on the floor. Victorian decor. Founded by Dr William Butler, Court Physician to James I.in 1616; James took his medicinal ale as a cure for sciatica. Lunches in restaurant. in 1616; James took his medicinal ale as a cure for sciatica. Lunches in restaurant.

 

 

    

 

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EC3 City - Fenchurch Street.

EC3  BRITANNIA: 37 Fish Street Hill.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closed w/es. Small one bar house with prints and glass panelling. Ties may be required for men at lunctimes. Sandwiches am.

 

EC3  Bulls Head: 80 Leadenhall Street .  Free House. No real ale!  Free house but no real ale.

 

EC3  BUNCH OF GRAPES: 14 Lime Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Closes 9pm and all w/es. Busy pub near Leadenhall Market. The main pub sign says mereley 'The Grapes'. One wood panelled bar with pleasant grapevine pattern cornice. Upstairs food bar/Food am & pm.

 

EC3   CANTERBURY ARMS : 20 Fish Street Hill.  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Closes w/es save for Sat am. Small busy one bar : wood panelled interior is crammed with pictures. Although the building is modern, there has been a pub on this site for centuries.The name is associated with pilramages to the shrine of Thoma a Becket: pilgrims used to start from a nearby church and the saint was born in Cheapside. Food am & pm Mon-Fri/Darts. The name is associated with pilramages to the shrine of Thoma a Becket: pilgrims used to start from a nearby church and the saint was born in Cheapside. Food am & pm Mon-Fri/ Darts.

 

EC3   CHESHIRE CHEESE : 48/50 Crutched Friars.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Closed all weekend. Large completely renovated interior with wide and interesting range of prints on the walls. Hot lunches, snacks am & pm/darts/musak/Function room.

 

EC3  CITY BAR:  Fenchchurch Street Station Concourse.  Free House.  ARKELLS BBB, ARKELLS KINGSDOWN ALE, BASS, TOLLY COBBOLD ORIGINAL, MAINLINE. 11.30-3.00; 5.00-10.00. Closes 8pm Sat and all Sun eves. Busy comfortable pub with varied clientle. Meals in buffet next door/Juke box.

 

EC3  CITY FOB OLD ENGLISH ALE & PORT HOUSE.: Lower Thames Street - under London Bridge.   Free House.  DAVY'S OLD WALLOP. 11.30-3.00; 5-7.30; closed w/es.Exclusive rather pricey cellar bar: sawdust on the floor, wood seating, pints (no halves allowed) in peweter tankards. City dress only. Cooked meals am & pm.

 

EC3  CITY OF LONDON YEOMAN: 2 New Street.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON ALE. Closes at 9pm and all w/es. Busy modern split level pub. Restaurant/Food am/Snacks am & pm/Darts .

 

EC3  CLANGER: 104 Hounsditch.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Near Houndsditch Warehouse; pub sign not visable. Closed at w/es. Dimly lit with dark modern beams. the pub is named after a fire engine and the bars are named after events associated with the Fire of London which started not far away.The restaurant is named after the London Fire Brigade. Hot meals Mon-Fri am/Snacks Mon-Fri am and till 8pm. The restaurant is named after the London Fire Brigade. Hot meals Mon-Fri am/Snacks Mon-Fri am and till 8pm .

 

EC3  COCK & WOOLPACK: 6 Finch Lane.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Long crowded one bar in side street; mock Tudor interior with brasses etc. Hot lunches.

 

EC3   EAST INDIA ARMS : 67 Fenchurch Street.  Young & Co.  YOUNGS BITTER, YOUNGS SPECIAL. Closes 9.30 & w/es. Very crowded one bar pub. Snacks am and sometimes pm/No ladies lavatory.

 

EC3  Elephant: 119 Fenchurch Street .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

EC3 Grapes: See ‘Bunch of Grapes’

 

EC3  HOOP & GRAPES: 47 Aldgate High Street. c/o Mansell St .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Beers served from electric pumps from barrels behind the bar Large one bar renovation, after 8-9 year closure, of rare type of pre-Fire timber framed listed building. Some parts of the bar have glass roof and hanging plants; the bricks and beams areexposed. Numerous plain wooden tables & chairs. Hot lunches/Snacks am & pm. exposed. Numerous plain wooden tables & chairs. Hot lunches/Snacks am & pm.

 

EC3  LAMB TAVERN: 10/12 Leadenhall Market.  Young & Co.  YOUNGS BITTER, YOUNGS SPECIAL, WINTER WARMER (WINTER), BASS, WHITBREAD WETHERED. Large and lively basic Victorian pub built into the structure of Leadenhall Market. Notable also for engraved glass, and interesting wall mirror downstairs and splendid tile work including a scene of Sir Christopher Wren presenting his plans for TheMonument. Snacks am & pm/Darts. Monument. Snacks am & pm/Darts .

 

EC3  MAILCOACH: 1 Camomile Street .  Scottish & Newcastle.  YOUNGERS SCOTCH. Large basement pub in modern building. The pub sign is inconspicious. Hot lunches/3 Dartboards.

 

EC3  Mandys: Seething Lane.  Free House.. Real ave is avaiable in a private members' bar only Real ave is avaiable in a private members' bar only

 

EC3  MITRE TAVERN: 38 Fish Sreett Hill.  Scottish & Newcastle.  YOUNGERS PA, YOUNGERS No3. Comfortable one bar pub replete with pictures of hunting scenes. It is reputed that a pub has been on the site since 1638; and it is thought that the building that was there in 1668 was the second to be destroyed in the Fire of London.Snacks am & pm/Lunches. Snacks am & pm/Lunches.

 

EC3  Mr Micawber: 14 Crosswall.  Charrington. No real ale!

 

EC3  NEW MOON: 88 Gracechurch Street .  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED.. Closed w/es save for Sat am. Busy pub in Leadenhall Market with two bars, one of which is a wood panelled cellar bar. Snacks am Mon-Sat/Lunches Mon-Fri.

 

EC3  PEACOCK: 41 Minories.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER, ADNAMS BITTER. BULMERS DRAUGHT CIDER. Range may vary. Bascially comfortable one bar corner house; it is reputed that the border between the City and E1 runs paralell with the bar. Snacks am & pm/Upstairs pool & dartsroom/Musak. room/Musak.

 

EC3  RED LION: 31 Hounsditch.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Closed w/es. Comfortable interesting one bar pub with red decor and notable Toby mirror and old Charrington advertising boards. Not a typical City pub. Food am/Snacks/ Darts

 

EC3  PUMPHOUSE: 8 Fenchurch St .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Opposite entrance to Leadenhall Street . Busy cellar bar in modern block. Ye Olde Worlde beamed style with wooden tables, chairs & floorboards. No dirty clothes or boots.Beer dispense equipment displays.Hot lunches. Hot lunches.

 

EC3  SAVAGE GRILL:  Crutched Friars.  Free House.  GREENE KING ABBOT. MONASTRY BITTER (ie ELDRIDGE POPE DORCHESTER BITTER), ELDRIGE POPE 1880 is on handpump but is not a real ale. 11.30-3.00; 5.00-1.00 closed w/es. Busy establishment under railway arches with upstairs and downstairs restaurants & bars. City dress atlunchtimes. Lunches/Snacks am & pm/Musak. lunchtimes. Lunches/Snacks am & pm/Musak.

 

EC3  SHIP: 3 Hart Street .  Scottish & Newcastle.  YOUNGERS IPA, YOUNGERS No3. Surrounded by office blocks, this narrow old building has interesting stucco work to the external facacade, and inside has a ground floor bar with a lot of stained wood. and an upstairs bar. Food available in both bars, but beer only in the lower one

 

EC3  SHIP TAVERN: 11 Talbot Court   Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Closed at w/es. Reached by turning right from Gracechurch St. under archway in the New Zealand Bank building. Basic but comfortable one bar pub with interesting collection of banknotes behind the bar. The Gents can only be reached from the streetoutside the pub. Meals am/Snacks am & pm/Darts/Musak outside the pub. Meals am/Snacks am & pm/ Darts/Musak

 

EC3  SHIP & COMPASS: 18 London Street.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON ALE. Shuts 9pm and at w/es except for Sunday lunch in July & August. Modern comfortable and friendly pub in office block opposite Fenchurch Street station. Ground floor bar with light decorations; tile floored & dark beamed downstairs bar.Snacks am & pm/Meals downstairs/Darts Snacks am & pm/Meals downstairs/Darts

 

EC3  SHIP & TURTLE: 122 Leadenhall Street - P&O Building.   Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Closes 9pm & all w/es. Busy wine bar type basement establishment with wooden floors, Victorian decor and bulle's eye glass. Beer can be bought in half gallon jugs. Lunches/Darts

 

EC3  Simpsons Tavern: 38 Cornhill.  Free House. No real ale!   

 

EC3  SIR JOHN FALSTAFF: 17 Eastcheap.  Free House.  CHARLES WELLS BOMBARDIER... and guest beers. Closeds 9pm (10pm Friday) & all w/es. Pub sign is only a brass nameplate on the wall. Busy comfortable renovated bar. The pub takes its name from Henry V's scoundrel friend when Prince of Wales, and is on the site of theBoar's Head,  which they used. The Boar's Head was destroyed in the Fire of London but is immortalised in Shakespear's history plays. Lunchtime meals. Boar's Head,  which they used. The Boar's Head was destroyed in the Fire of London but is immortalised in Shakespear's history plays. Lunchtime meals.

 

EC3  SWAN: Ship Tavern Passage.  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. off Gracechurch St. Small quite alleyway bar; the 'Swan's Nest' upstairs does not serve real ale. Snacks am/Lunches mon-fri/Function room

 

EC3  TANNERS HALL REAL ALE HOUSE: Philpot Lane.  Free House.  YOUNGS BITTER, RUDDLES COUNTY, BRAKSPEARS ORDINARY, GREENE KING ABBOT, SAM SMITHS OBB, WHITBREAD WETHERED,  Closes at 9pm Mon-Thurs & all w/es. Variety of real ales. Busy rather dark, separate second bar of the Sir John Falstaff. Lunchtime meals/Musak.

 

EC3  Three Lords: 47 Minories  Free House.  No longer serves real ale.  

 

EC3  THREE TUNS: 36 Jewry Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Small dimly lit pub near the City Polythechnic.

 

EC3  Tiger Tavern: Bowring Building - Tower Place.  Bass Charrington.  No real ale!  although previous pubs on the site had an interesting history; a mummified cat in the upper bar was supposedly Elizabeth I's pet and there are vestigial remains of an old subterranean passageway.

 

EC3  Underwriter: 15 St. Mary Axe.   Scottish & Newcastle.  No real ale!   

 

EC3  WALRUS & CARPENTER: 45 Monument Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Busy multi-roomed pub opposite Billingsgate fish market.  Lunchtime food

 

EC3  WINE LODGE: 145 Fenchurch Street .  Free House.  CHUDLEY LOCAL LINE, YOUNGS BITTER, YOUNG JOHN'S ALE, ELDRIDGE P DORCHESTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE. 11.30-3.00, 5.00-9.00 closed all weekend. Elongated one bar house. Sandwiches a speciality. Snacks am & pm.

 

EC3  YE OLDE CRUTCHED FRIARS: 15 Crosswall.  Grand-Met-Watney.  WATNEYS STAG, RUDDLES COUNTY. 11.30-3.00, 5.00-11.00 closed w/es, except Sun am. Real ale is L-shaped ground floor bar which has large interesting prints on walls. Upstairs darts bar has no real ale.The pub name commemorates a monastry which used to be near, whose clothing had a cross emblem, hence the appellation crossed or 'crutched'. Hot lunches/Snacks am & pm/Darts/Disco on Fri eves. The pub name commemorates a monastry which used to be near, whose clothing had a cross emblem, hence the appellation crossed or 'crutched'. Hot lunches/Snacks am & pm/Darts /Disco on Fri eves.

 

 

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EC4 City - Fleet Street.

EC4   ALBION: 2 New Bridge Street.  Allied Breweries. BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Large comfortable house on Ludgate Circus. Varied clientele. The New Bridge Street entrance leads to a snack type bar, the Fleet Street entrance to the main drinking area. Hot food am/Snacks pm/First floor restaurant.

 

EC4  BB's BISTRO: Walbrook.  Free House.  TRUMANS BITTER. Closed at w/es. open 11.00-2.00/ 5.00-8.00. Musical orientated young people's place. No jeans; 'smart shirt'.

 

EC4   BAYNARD CASTLE: 148 Queen Victoria Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Opens 5.30. Two minutes dash from Blackfriars Station. Has a medieval look with beams etc; the name commorates a nearby castle, the remains of which are now covered over, built by Baynard, a mate of William the Conqueror. The pub has numours levelsand an upstairs games room. A friendly place. Hot food & snacks am/Pool and an upstairs games room. A friendly place. Hot food & snacks am/Pool

 

EC4   BELL: 6 Addle Hill.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. One bar pub popular with post office workers. Darts/Pool/Musak.

 

EC4   BELL: 29 Bush Lane.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Closes 10 pm , all Sat eve, all Sun. Single basic mock Tudor bar where the only facilities are tables and chairs. Probably one of the smallest pubs in East London & City.

 

EC4  BLACK FRIAR: 174 Queen Victoria Street .  Allied Breweries.  ADNAMS BITTER, DRAUGHT BASS, MORRELLS BITTER. Occasionally Benskins. Closed Sat & Sun. An extraordinary pub built in 1903 on the site of a chapel formerly used by an order of monks from which association the pub takes its name.Restored in 1983 by new owers, Allied Breweries. Rich and elaborate marble alabaster and mosaic wall and ceiling designs, in art nouveau. Hot food am/Snacks am & pm. Restored in 1983 by new owers, Allied Breweries. Rich and elaborate marble alabaster and mosaic wall and ceiling designs, in art nouveau. Hot food am/Snacks am & pm.

 

EC4  BOUNCING BANKER: Cousin Lane, off Upper Thames Street.   Free House.  DIRECTORS BITTER, MAINLINE. Smart pine panelled, conversion of a railway arch by the river. Two levels. The pub can be seen clearly from Upper Thames Street . Food/Darts/Musak/Outside drinking area.

 

EC4  BRADYS: 3/4 Seacoal Lane.   Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. BRADY'S STRONG BITTER (FLOWERS ORIGINAL). Opens 11.00-3.00/5.00-8.00 and weekends. Smart large modern marble and brick establishment (formerly the 'New King Lud') with vaired food bar and outside seating. In summer, large French doors open out to theBar reservable for evening functions/Lunches upstairs. Bar reservable for evening functions/Lunches upstairs.

 

EC4  CANNON: 95 Cannon Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Large long one bar establishment, where overalls, dirty clothing or boots are not welcome. Snacks am/Darts .

 

EC4  CANNON STREET BUFFET BAR: Cannon Street Station.   Free House.  RUDDLES BEST, RUDDLES COUNTY . Closes at 7pm & all w/es. Modern Spartan single bar with electronic games, formica tables and plastic seats. Snacks.

 

EC4  CARTOONIST: 76 Shoe Lane .  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG.. by electric dispense. Closed weekends. Plush modern place lwith two bars on different floors.Cartoon prints adorn the walls. Strongly journalistic in atmosphere; is part of the International Press Centre building. Hot lunches am/Snacks am & pm. Cartoon prints adorn the walls. Strongly journalistic in atmosphere; is part of the International Press Centre building. Hot lunches am/Snacks am & pm.

 

EC4  CASTLE: 26 Furnival Street .  Allied Breweries.  ALLIED BREWERIES FRIARY MEUX. Opens 6pm Sat and closed Suns. Busy one bar corner pub in side street near Bishop's Court; has original Meux Brewery (ie before merger with Friary) window.Food am/Musak. Food am/Musak.

 

EC4  Clachan: Old Mitre Court.   Scottish & Newcastle. No real ale! .  

 

EC4 CITY FOB OLD ALE AND PORT HOUSE: Lower Thames Street. Some uncertainty about precise postal area: full entry under EC3.

 

EC4  COACH & HORSES: 35 Whitefriars Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Open 12.00-2.00 Suns. Basic one bar house, popular with print workers. Snacks hot & cold, am/Pool upstairs.

 

EC4  COCKPIT: 7 St Andrew's Hill.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Renamed the Three Castles after the abolition of cock-fighting in the middle of the eighteenth century, the pub reverted to its old name in recent times and the unusually shaped bar commemorates the sort of room in which the sport used to take place.Hot food am/and sometimes pm/Musak. Hot food am/and sometimes pm/Musak.

 

EC4  COCK TAVERN: 22 Fleet Street .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER, TRUMANS MILD, SAMPSON. Smart heavily beamd one bar pub with bare floorboards, and wooden seats and tables. Brewery showplace. Hot food am/Seperate restaurant.

 

EC4  CROWN & ANCHOR: Shoe Lane.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Ultra modern two bgar pub with Wimpey atmosphere, catering for wide range of tastes. Has its own restaurant. Real ale is in 'Aunty's Bar'. Darts /Musak/Outside seating.

 

EC4  DANDY ROLL: Gateway House - Bread Street.   Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, WHITBREAD FLOWERS ORIGINAL. AND REAL CIDER. Closed late eve and weekends. Modern pub with food in downstairs wine bar. Hot and cold food am & pm.

 

EC4  DEACONS: 6 Walbrook.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Closes 8pm. Spacious semi-cellar bar/restaurant. Food am/Darts.

 

EC4  Dizzy's: 74 Shoe Lane .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!  Was 'Two Brewers'.

 

EC4  FALSTAFF: 70 Fleet Street .  Free House.  YOUNGS SPECIAL, YOUNGS BITTER, YOUNG JOHN'S ALE. Closed at weekends. Possibly the most difficult pub to find in London. No pub sign; go downstairs to the left, under the Pizzaland sign. Well worn but comfortable and friendly basement bar. Snacks am.

 

EC4  FARRINGDONS: Farringdon Street (Near Holborn Viaduct).  Free House.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE. Not open evenings and weekends. Wine bar/restaurant with the accent heavily on food. You are expected to eat but can get a drink without doing so.

 

EC4  First Edition: 62 Fleet Street.  Free House. No real ale! .  

 

 

EC4  GEORGE: 25 Old Bailey.  Eldridge Pope.  ELDRIDGE POPE ROYAL OAK, ELDRIDGE P DORCHESTER, DORSET IPA. Redecorated pub now owned by Eldridge Pope and run by Clarke Baker Inns. Is handy for the Central Criminal Courts across the road; is on the pricey side. Hot & cold food am & pm/Musak/Darts.

 

EC4  GLOBE: 66/67 Shoe Lane.   Watneys.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE.. Plush establishment in modern building, popular with print workers. Juke Box.

 

EC4  GOLDEN FLEECE: 9 Queen Street.  Free House.  CHARRINGTON IPA, SAM SMITHS OBB, FULLERS LONDON PRIDE, WHITBREAD WETHERED, YOUNGS SPECIAL. Closes 8pm and all w/es. Large and busy two bar split level Edwardian pub with plenty of seating and table space and quick service food. Restaurant downstairs/Hot food & drinks am/Dart/No dirty clothe.

 

EC4  GREEN MAN: 7 Bucklersbury.  Free House.  YOUNGERS No3, SHEPHERD NEAME MASTER BREW. Crowded corner pub with three interesting bars. Pleasant, ornate Victorian woodwork throughout, including inlaid rosewood portraits and scenes. Cold food in bar am/Hot food in Dive Bar. Darts by permission only.

 

EC4   HARROW: 22 Whitefriars Street.   Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. One fairly comfortable pub in a side street. Real ale may not always be available. Snacks am.

 

EC4  HATCHET: 28 Garlick Hill  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closes 9.30 pm or 10.00 and all w/es. Long and narrow winding pub round the corner from Manaion House tube. Snacks am & pm/Darts.

 

EC4  HOOP & GRAPES: 80 Farringdon Street.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Tiny plushly furnished small one bar house. Food am/Musak.

 

EC4  KING & KEYS: 142 Fleet Street.  Allied Breweries.  ALLIED BREWERIES ALE, ALLIED BREWERIES FRIARY MEUX. Closed Sun eves. Narrow single L-shaped bar. Hot food & snacks am/Musak (classical).

 

EC4   LONDON STONE : 109 Cannon Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER, GODSONS BEST. Modern basement bar with pinewood decor. Food am & pm.

 

EC4  LUDGATE CELLARS: 1 Apothecary Street.  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, WHITBREAD FLOWERS ORIGINAL, TUSKER, WINTER ROYAL (WINTER), REAL CIDER.,  Closes 9pm and all w/es. Rambling cellar type establishment under railway arches, with sawdust on the floor, beer barrels, wine botttles & side rooms; has considerable character. Bar lunches/restaurant.

 

EC4  MAGPIE & STUMP: 18 Old Bailey.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closed at w/es. Comfortable one bar wood panelled pub, rebuilt in the 1930's; used to be vantage point for spectators of executions near Newgate Prison. food am & pm/Darts.

 

EC4  MASTER GUNNER: 37 Cathedral Place.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA.. Real ale is served downstairs in restarant type surroundings; the pub is a modern building in a shopping arcade. Lunches/Musak.

 

EC4  MONUMENT TAVERN: 60 King William Street.  Allied Breweries.  BURTON ALE, IND COOPE BITTER. Closes 9pm; opens lunchtime only at weekends. Fairly plain, long one bar pub. No dirty or improper attire. Hot lunches.

 

EC4  OLD BELL: 95 Fleet Street.  Allied Breweries.  ADNAMS BITTER, MORRELLS BITTER.. Closed Sundays am. Either enter through the off-lincence on Fleet St. or turn left from St Bride's Ave. off Fleet Street.Basic unspoilt friendly, uncrowded one bar pub in a pleasant leafly location opposite St Bride's Church, in a quiet backwater off Fleet Street. Interesting relief tiling on back facade. Basic unspoilt friendly, uncrowded one bar pub in a pleasant leafly location opposite St Bride's Church, in a quiet backwater off Fleet Street. Interesting relief tiling on back facade.

 

EC4  OLD KING LUD: Ludgate Circus  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, WHITBREAD FLOWERS ORIGINAL. An imposing renovated pub with a large, lavishly refurnished split level bar, usually very busy. The food bar is at the back. The pub is named after a figure in ancient Briton pre-history. Food am & pm/Restaurant.

 

EC4  PAVILION END: 23 Watling Street.  Free House.  YOUNGS SPECIAL, COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Open 11.30-3.00/5.00-8.30 closed weekends. To be found between The Red Lion & Ye Olde Watling, this newly opened rambling slightly pricey establishment has a strong oldstyle cricketing theme which even extends to the bar staff, who serve in cricket whites. Snacks & meals am. style cricketing theme which even extends to the bar staff, who serve in cricket whites. Snacks & meals am.

 

EC4  POPPINJAY: 118 Fleet Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closed Sun am. Situated in the modern Daily Express Building; a comfortable, plush busy one bar extablishment popular with the Press. The pub name is associated with the emblem of the Abbots ofCirenceste and an annual archery competition in early times, in which the target was a stuffed bird and the winner dubbed 'Captain Poppinay'. Food am/Darts. Cirenceste and an annual archery competition in early times, in which the target was a stuffed bird and the winner dubbed 'Captain Poppinay'. Food am/Darts.

 

EC4  PRINTERS' DEVIL: 98 Fetter Lane.  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED, WINTER ROYAL (WINTER), TUSKER. Showplace pub with history of printing on the walls and other paraphernalia. Food am & pm/Restaurant/ Darts/Musak.

 

EC4  Printer's Pie: 60 Fleet Street .  Free House. No real ale! .  

 

EC4  PUNCH TAVERN: 99 Fleet Street.  Allied Breweries.  CHARRINGTON IPA.. Opens 6pm Sat, closed Sun am. Large sprawling Victorian pub with unusual copper bar top, pleasing tiled entrance lobby from Fleet Street, notable mirrored walls, and cartoons from Punch magazine, launched at the pub in the 1840's. In mid 1983 the pubwas due for renovation by new owners, Allied. Food am/Musak. was due for renovation by new owners, Allied. Food am/Musak.

 

EC4  QUEENS ARMS: 30 Queen Street .  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Closes 7pm and all w/es. Comfortable quiet one bar pub wood panelled with snugs. Ornate external facade. Food am.

 

EC4  QUEENS HEAD: 31 Blackfriars Lane .  Allied Breweries.  DIRECTORS BITTER, DRAUGHT BASS, ADNAMS BITTER. Closed weekends. A very basic plain and friendly and quiet one bar pub, to be demolished by owners Allied, in Spring 1984 and apparently to be replaced by a new pub. Snacks am/Darts /Devil anong the Tailors

 

EC4  RED LION: 17 Watling Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closes 8.30 pm & all weekend. Modern pub with downstairs restaurant.

 

EC4  RISING SUN: 61 Carter Lane .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER.. Open till 11 pm on weekday eves. Unspoilt old style local with large U-shaped bar and pleasant etched glass panelling and bar decorations. Lunches in first floor dining room/Snacks am/No musak

 

EC4  RIVERSIDE INN: Queen Street Place by Southwark Bridge .  Free House.  ARKELLS KINGSDOWN ALE, TRUMANS BITTER. Opens 6pm on Sat eves. Modern Berni establishment with restaurant (closed Sat lunchtime & Sun eves) and outside seating area. The Bridge Bar, up the stairs from the road, contains the real ale and has a pleasant view of the Thames. The Arkells BB isthought to be pressure dispense. Hot & cold food/Musak/Devil among the Tailors. thought to be pressure dispense. Hot & cold food/Musak/Devil among the Tailors.

 

EC4  Rumboe: 27 Old Bailey.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!  Has handpumps but no longer serves real ale.

 

EC4  SAMUEL PEPYS: Brooks Wharf - 48 Upper Thames Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Pressure dispense in ground floor bar, which is dark tiled & beamed; there is a restaurant on the first floor, which has views of the Thames; and there is real ale in the bar on the top floor, which is brick lined and has a balcony. The top bar isonly accessible from downstairs. Possibly the only pub in London to have a ticker tape (outside the entrance to the top bar) producing sheets of news. An establishment which has the tourist in mind, but nevertheless pleasant only accessible from downstairs. Possibly the only pub in London to have a ticker tape (outside the entrance to the top bar) producing sheets of news. An establishment which has the tourist in mind, but nevertheless pleasant

 

EC4  St Brides Tavern: 5 Bridewell Place.   Watneys. No real ale!   

 

EC4  SEA HORSE: 92 Queen Victoria Street .  Courage.  DIRECTORS BITTER.. Closeds 9pm and all w/es. Modern one bar pub under an office block. Comfortable with video machines etc. Built on the site of the Old Mermaid Tavern, destroyed in the Great Fire. Hot & cold food.

 

EC4  SHADES: 5 Bucklersbury.  Samuel Smith.  SAM SMITHS OBB. Ask if you do not want a Northern head on the beer. Large high ceilinged single bar. Relatively quiet and uncrowded compared with the Green Man next door.Shades was established in 1795, and rebuilt in 1874. Hot & cold food am Shades was established in 1795, and rebuilt in 1874. Hot & cold food am

 

EC4  SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN: 17/19 Paternoster Square .  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE . Closed eves. Two bar office workers' haunt in modern development with restaurant and cocktail bar. Snacks and hot food am/Darts /Juke Box.

 

EC4  SMITHFIELDS PAST & PRESENT: 334-338 Central Markets.  Free House.  WHITBREAD WETHERED.. faces on to Farringdon St. Plain. reasonably priced ground floor bar with bare floorboards and smart clientele. Cellar restaurant and bar/Traditional & continental breakfasts also served.

 

EC4  SQUARE RIGGER: 2 Arthur Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. available in top bar only. A 1960's build reconstruction of an eighteenth century ships of the line, complete with rigging, stuffed seagulls and variety of natically named bars. Food am

 

EC4  SUGAR LOAF: 65 Cannon Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closes 8.30ish weekdays and opens 12.00-2.00 only Sats & Suns. Comfortable one bar pub with dark wood. Snacks am.

 

EC4  SWEETINGS: 39 Queen Victoria Street .  Free House.  ARKELLS BB. and North Country Old Tradition. Splendid old style City oyster bar and restaurant. It is possible to drink without eating; beer is somewhat pricey and served in pewter tankards.

 

EC4   TIPPERARY: 66 Fleet Street.   Free House.  EVERARDS TIGER, EVERARDS OLD ORIGINAL. Closes 9.30 pm, Sun eve & Sun lunchtimes. At the ground floor level is a long narrow ar with sparse seating, upstairs is a small comfortably furnished bar where meals can be eaten. The pub is a nineteenth century building on the site othe Boar's Heada pub of centuries' association with the order of friars which used to be based in the area of Whitefriars Street. Sancks & hot meals am. a pub of centuries' association with the order of friars which used to be based in the area of Whitefriars Street. Sancks & hot meals am.

 

EC4  WHITE HART: 3 New Fetter Lane.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Modern two bar pub on ground floor of an office block; part of the latter forms a bridge over the road. Uncarpeted floor but comfortable seating; fascinating collection of contemporary press photos covers the walls. Snacks am.

 

EC4  WHITE HORSE: 90 Fetter Lane .  Allied Breweries.  ALLIED BREWERIES ALE, ALLIED BREWERIES FRIARY MEUX. Informal two bar corner pub, well worn but comfortable modern interior. The Jorrocks Room commemorates the hero in a novel by Rober Smith Surtees, a nineteenth century novelist who visited the pub which, built in the seventeenth century,used to be on the site. Restaurant and bar food upstairs. used to be on the site. Restaurant and bar food upstairs.

 

EC4  WHITE SWAN: 108 Fetter Lane .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Situated at the corner of the Breams building. Flower bedecked exterior, smart flock papered one bar interior with black seats, matching suspended ceiling beams; plates and old prints are on the wall. The upstairs 'Annie's Bar' also servesno real ale. Grills Mon-Fri lunchtimes/Snacks am & pm all days. no real ale. Grills Mon-Fri lunchtimes/Snacks am & pm all days.

 

EC4  WHITE SWAN: 28/30 Tudor Street.   Trumans.  TRUMANS MILD, TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  BITTER, SAMPSON, REAL CIDER. Busy multi level, multi bar pub with modern decoration and friendly atmosphere. Hot meals am/Snacks pm/Darts .

 

EC4  WHITE SWAN: 18 Farringdon Street   Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Real ale may not always be available. Narrow, informal bar, usually crowded, frequented by printers. Snacks am/Darts /Juke Box.

 

EC4  WILLIAMSONS TAVERN: 1 Groveland Court.  Allied Breweries.  DRAUGHT BASS, YOUNGERS No3, DIRECTORS BITTER, WHITBREAD WETHERED. Closes 9 pm and weekends. Situated in a quiet alleyway the pub has been in the Williamson family for a couple of hundred years; a family tree is on display. The building is even older and may have been a residence of the Lord Mayor of London.On the ground floor is a comfortable and quiet single bar; downstairs is a games bar but without real ale. Pub is owned by Allied. Food am & pm.

 

EC4  WITNESS BOX: 36 Tudor Street .  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG, WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE . Closed weekends. Dimly lit comforable modern and roomy brick-lined basement bar with armchairs and settees, although these get occupied very early. Hot & cold food am/Outside seating area.

 

EC4 YE OLDE YE OLDE CHESHIRE CHEESE: 145 Fleet Street.  Marstons.  MARSTONS PEDIGREE. Closes 9pm & weekends. Very popular and famous family run establishment housed in 1667 building. There are four bars on different levels including basement (which is not always open and is sometimes reserved for private funtions). Although steepedin history, the pub is unpretentious; the emphais is on beer, of which it sells 5000 pints a week, rather than tourism. The pub sign pokes modestly into Fleet Street in the form of a lamp with the pub name on it, quite difficult to spot. Restaurant am in history, the pub is unpretentious; the emphais is on beer, of which it sells 5000 pints a week, rather than tourism. The pub sign pokes modestly into Fleet Street in the form of a lamp with the pub name on it, quite difficult to spot. Restaurant am

 

 

EC4 YE OLDE WATLING: 29 Bow Lane .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Closes early eves and weekends altought sometimes open Sat am.Reputedly built by Sir Christopher Wren, the pub has been restored but is unspoilt, with wooden panelling and interesting prints of Wren's churches. No dirty clothes. Hot & cold snacks am/Upstairs restaurant/ Darts. o dirty clothes. Hot & cold snacks am/Upstairs restaurant/Darts .

 

 

 

E1 Aldgate, Stepney Green & Whitechapel

E1  Ace of Hearts: 60 Stepney Green.  Free House. No real ale!   

 

E1   ALMA: 41 Spelman Street.  Free House.  CHUDLEY LORDS SA. Friendly one bar pub but real ale may not always be available. Snacks/Darts /Musak.

 

E1  Anchor & Hope: 90 Duckett Street.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1  Archers: 42 Osborn Street .  Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E1  ARTICHOKE: 91 Stepney Way .  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, RUDDLES COUNTY . Large and welcoming modern pub with well lit leather seated lounge. Restaurant/ Darts/Musak.

 

E1  Australian Arms: 18 Bigland Street.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E1  Bancroft Arms: 400 Mile End Road.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E1  Barley Mow: 42 Headlam Street .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1   BELL: 50 Middlesex Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST.  SAMPSON. Friendly and comfortable smart one bar pub with cocktail bar downstairs, in centre of Petticoat Lane area. Has  been run by the Pollack family for over 40 years. Restaurant upstairs/Snacks all day/Cooked food am/ Darts/Juke Box.

 

E1  Blackboy: 169 Mile End Road .  Courage. Was this pub missed from the guide?

 

E1  Black Bull: 199 Whitechapel Road .  Scottish & Newcastle. No real ale!   

 

E1  BLACK HORSE: 40 Leman Street .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E1  BLACK HORSE: 168 Mile End Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Has stood opposite Charringtons' Brewery for about 200 years. A ceramic mural near the door in the comfortable single bar portrays a dray being driven out of Charringtons' yard. Snacks/ Darts/Musak.

 

E1  BLIND BEGGAR: 337 Whitechapel Road .  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Smart large comfortable one bar pub with leather seats. Supposedly gets its name from "The Ballad of the Bling Beggar of Bethnal Green", 60 verses long. General Booth gave his first sermon there in 1865 and in the 1960's the pub was the sceneof a Kray gangland killing. Snacks/Musak/Disco some evenings. of a Kray gangland killing. Snacks/Musak/Disco some evenings.

 

E1  BRICKLAYERS ARMS: 71 Redmans Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER. One bar corner house with a display of plates, prints and photographs. Snacks am & pm/Musak.

 

E1  BREWERY TAP: 500 Commercial Road .  Watneys.  MANNS IPA. Split level one bar house with scythes hanging from the ceiling and loud music. On site of the Commercial Brewery, closed in the 1930's. Lunchtime food/Musak.

 

E1  BRITANNIA: 232 Cable Street .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Basic tow bar local with strong Irish connection. Snacks am & pm/Juke Box/Musak

 

E1  Britannia: 44 Morris Street .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1  British Prince: 49 Bromley Street.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Interesting old fashioned locals' pub with small inter-connecting bars. Is in a conservation area. Snacks/ Darts/Musak

 

E1  BROWN BEAR: 130 Leman Street .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Two bar pub busy at lunchtimes. Snacks/ Darts/Musak.

 

E1  BULL & PUMP: 72 Shoreditch High Street.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Comfortably furnished one bar pub with early London photos on the walls. On site of former pub used by Sir Usaac Newton. Name refers to Shoteditch being a favourite stop for cattle drovers on their way to Smithfield Market and to the nearby Shoreditch parish pump. Snacks am & pm/Restaurant at lunchtime/Musak/Darts . h parish pump. Snacks am & pm/Restaurant at lunchtime/Musak/Darts .

 

E1  THE CARLTON : 238 Bancroft Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Rustic one bar corner house of considerable charm, with beams, Inglenook etc. Cooked Friday lunch/Snacks am & pm/ Darts. Musak.

 

E1  Carpenters Arms: 151 Cambridge Heath Road.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E1  CASTLE: 44 Commercial Road .  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Very friendly two bar pub which has boxing connections. Snacks am & pm/Darts/Pool/Disco/Music Fri & Sat eves/Video.

 

E1  CAXTON: 50 The Highway.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, MANNS IPA WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Very comfortable one bar saloon, recently refurbished, with a newspaper history on the walls. Food am & pm.

 

E1   China Ship : 4 Orton Street.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E1  City of Carlisle: 61 Royal Mint Street .  Trumans. One of the pubs missed from the guide?

 

E1  COLET ARMS: 94 White Horse Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Traditional semi-island bar surrounded withmirrors and red walls with gilded ornamentation. Comfortable, quiet, very much a locals' pub. Named after founder of St Pauls's School (1509), Dean of St Paul's Catherdral, Hohn Colet, who lived in White Horse Road. Snacks/Musak/ Darts. se Road. Snacks/Musak/Darts.

 

E1  Commercial Tavern: 142 Commercial Road.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!  No longer has real ale.

 

E1  CROWN & DOLPHIN: 56 Cannon Street Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Comfortable refurbished tow bar pub. Name may refer to French king's eldest son, known as 'Le Dauphin'. Snacks/ Darts/Musak.

 

E1  Crown & Leek: 11 Deal Street .  Trumans. No real ale!  Truman Bitter is sold but under pressure only.

 

E1  CROWN & SCEPTRE: 84 Ben Jonson Road.  Shepherd Neame.  SHEPHERD NEAME MASTER BREW. Known also as The Jug House, this one bar one pump corner pub has recently been acquired by Shepherd Neame.

 

E1  CROWN & SHUTTLE: 226 Shoreditch High Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST. This small one bar pub is uniquely named; the shuttle stands for the local weaving industry imported from France in the 18th century while the crown refers to onetime royal ownership of the area. The Kingsland district, for example, used to be one ofHenry VIII's hunting lodges. Lunchtime meals/Snacks am & pm/ Darts/Pool/Musak/Occasional live piano/Function room. Henry VIII's hunting lodges. Lunchtime meals/Snacks am & pm/Darts /Pool/Musak/Occasional live piano/Function room.

 

E1  CUCKOO: 97 Wapping Lane .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST.  Spacious comfortable one bar pub formerly "The White Swan". Snacks/ Darts/Musak.

 

E1  DEAN SWIFT: 2 Deancross Street .  Watneys.  MANNS IPA. Pleasant two bar family pub named after Jonathan Swift, 18th Century author of "Gulliver's Travels". Snacks am & pm/Darts /Shove halfpenny./Musak.

 

E1  DICKENS INN: St Katherines Dock.  Free House.  FULLERS LONDON PRIDE, ESB, BASS, ARKELLS BB, RUDDLES BEST, RUDDLES COUNTY, YOUNGS SPECIAL, S SMITH'S OLD BREWERY BITTER. A large establishment in style of beams, ben ches, wenches and sawdust. Beneath an eighteenth century warehouse stood the prsent structure, made of Eurpean redwood. The building was moved 75 yards to its present position situated in pleasant surroundings of marina and Tower Bridge , but is a frequent of tourist attraction and is rather pricey. Two restaurants. ings of marina and Tower Bridge , but is a frequent of tourist attraction and is rather pricey. Two restaurants.

 

E1  DOG & TRUCK: 72 Back Church Lane.  Watneys.  MANNS IPA Comfortable one bar house with collection of plates and chamberpots. Snacks/Darts/Musak.

 

E1  DUKE OF NORFOLK: 30 Massingham Street .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Spacious & homely panelled one bar; back street local. Darts/Musak/Occasional piano.

 

E1  DUKE OF SOMERSET: 14 Little Somerset Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Plush and roomy, friendly one bar modern pub. A former Duke of Somerset used to own property in the area. Lunchtime meals & snacks/Darts .

 

E1  DUKE OF WELLINGTON: 12 Toynbee Street.   Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Cosy and usually quit well lit two bar pub on corner. Darts

 

E1  Duke of Wellington: 63 Brady Street.   Free House. No real ale!   

 

E1   Dover Castle: 55 Sutton Street.   Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E1  FISH & RING: 141 White Horse Road.  Free House.  CHARLES WELLS BOMBARDIER, FULLERS LONDON PRIDE, S SMITH'S OLD BREWERY BITTER.    Comfortable corner local's pub, very friendly. Name is uniquie in London and may derive from legend of how St Mungo rescued a queen's honour by arranging for her ring, stolen by a lover, to to turn up in the mouth of a salmon caught in the River Clyde. Snacks am & pm/Darts/Musak/Acccasional live piano. e. Snacks am & pm/ Darts/Musak/Acccasional live piano.

 

E1  Forty Five: 45 Mile End Road .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!  Renamed 'Forty Five', its popular nickname for some years.

 

E1  Fountain: 438 Mile End Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E1  Frying Pan: 13 Brick Lane .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E1  George Tavern: 373 Commercial Road.  Free House. No real ale!  No longer serves real ale.

 

E1  Gloster Arms: 93/95 Commercial Road.   Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1  Golden Eagle: 56 Cleveland Way .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1  GOLDEN HEART: 110 Commercial Street .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST. Two bar pub, rather pricey. Food am.

 

E1  GOLDEN LION: 135 Cannon Street Road  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. One bar disco pub.

 

E1  GOOD SAMARITAN: 87 Turner Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST.  SAMPSON, REAL CIDER. Two bar locals' pub behind London Hospital . Rebuild in 1937 as part of the London Hospital estate. Food at all times/Darts/Musak/Juke box.

 

E1  GRAVE MAURICE: 269 Whitechapel Road.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST.  TRUMANS BITTER. Slightly pricey smart comfortable one bar pub named, after Count Maurice of Nassau, prominent soldier of late 16th and early 17th centuries.

 

E1  GUN: 54 Brushfield Street .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, SAMPSON. Has 6am to 9am licence. Comfortable one bar pub next to Spitalfields Market and church. Snacks am & pm/Hot meals am/Darts/Pool/Function room.

 

E1  HAYFIELD TAVERN: 158 Mile End Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Two bar mock Tudor style comfortablepub: adjoining Chinese restaurant, From 1970-78 the bub was named "The Pearly Queen". Food all times/Darts/Pool.Musak/Juke Box/function room.

 

E1  Hearts of Oak: 36 Dock Street .  Courage. No real ale!  Add Courage Directors.

 

E1   HOLLANDS: Brayford Square. (ex 9 Exmouth Street ).  Free House.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Multi-roomed treasure house of Victoriana, breweriana and old photos. Pub has been in the Holland family hands since the nineteenth century. Darts/Musak.

 

E1  Horn of Plenty: 36 Globe Road.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E1  Horn & Horseshoe: 10 Cable Street.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E1  HORSE & GROOM: 21 White Church Lane  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST. Disco pub decorated as a stables, with upstairs wine bar. Was a 19th century coaching pub. Lunches.

 

E1  HUNGERFORD ARMS: 240 Commercial Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG BITTER. Comfortable one bar house. snacks am & pm.

 

E1  J.J.'s FREE HOUSE: 180 Brady Street.  Free House.  CHUDLEY LORDS SA, YOUNGS SPECIAL, ADNAMS BITTER RUDDLES COUNTY . plus occasional guest beers. On site of old coaching pub buil in 18th century, near Bethnal Green BR Station. Wooden beamed country style corner house with collection of tankards & prints.Initials of the pub name are those of the licensee, Mrs Day: used to be called "Yorkshire Grey"". Hot lunches/Snacks am & pm/live music Wed eves & w/es/Darts /Disco/Musak. Initials of the pub name are those of the licensee, Mrs Day: used to be called "Yorkshire Grey"". Hot lunches/Snacks am & pm/live music Wed eves & w/es/Darts /Disco/Musak.

 

E1  Jack the Ripper: 84 Commercial Street.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E1  Jolly Butcher: 157 Brick Lane.  Trumans. No real ale!  

 

E1  Jolly Sailor: 8 Garnet Street .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E1  KATHERINE WHEEL: 50 Cephas Avenue  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Smart comfortable one bar house withy bird and floral prints and early photo of the pub. Darts/Pool/Musak.

 

E1  KINGS ARMS: 513 Cable Street .  Watney Combe.  Websters Watneys Combe B Lively locals pub with red decor. Darts , pool, lunchtime food, evening snacks. Real fire. unchtime food, evening snacks. Real fire.

 

E1  Kings Arms: 230 Mile End Road .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E1  Kings Arms: 514 Commercial Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E1  KINGS HEAD: 128 Commercial Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Pleasant one bar pub. Building dates from the Regency period. Lunchtime food/Pool/Musak.

 

E1  Kings Stores: 14 Widegate Street .  Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E1  KNAVE OF CLUBS: 25 Bethnal Green Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON ALE. Two bar market area pub wiht impressive gilt glass in public bar, where bird (feathered) autctions used to tak place, hen the pub is also known as "Then Bird House". Lunchtime meals/Snacks am & pm/ Darts.

 

E1  Lion: 8 Tapp Street .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E1  Little Star: 164 White Horse Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1   LONDON HOSPITAL TAVERN : 176 Whitechapel Road.  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Comfortable decorous one bar disco pub with tasteful mirrors and unusual ceiling prints. Usually very busy, dimly lit. It has a lothing restriction. Near London Hospital . Musak/Disco.g. Disco. g. Disco.

 

E1  LORD NELSON: 230 Commercial Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Friendly very well renovated pub with Victorian plates on walls, fireplace etc. Lunches/ Darts/Pool/Musak/Some Jazz evenings.

 

E1  Lord Rodney's Head: 285 Whitechapel Road.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E1  MACKWORTH ARMS: 158 Commercial Road.  Free House.  GODSONS BLACK HORSE, GODSONS BEST BITTER, ADNAMS BITTER EVERARDS TIGER. Large plushly furnished one bar Murphy's house, recently renovated & friendly. Lunches/Musak.

 

E1  MERCERS ARMS: 34 Belgrave Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Friendly two bar pub. A peacful backwater. Snacks am & pm/Musak/Occasional live music/Darts.

 

E1  MR PICKWICKS: 70 Leman Street .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST. , SAMPSON. Opens 7pm Sat eves. Formerly Garrick Tavern, the pub is now renovated on a Dickensian theme;busy one bar place.

 

E1  MOORINGS: 43 East Smithfield.   Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Closed all Sat & Sun;saloon is the only part open in weekday eves. Pleasant open plan pub. Lunches/Darts/Pool/Juke Box.

 

E1  Nags Head: 15 Whitechapel Road .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E1  NEW CARPENTERS ARMS: 78 Ben Jonson Road.  Watneys.  MANNS IPA. Spacious lounge, where the only pump is situated, Games in public bar. Darts/Pool/Musak.

 

E1   Norfolk: 199 Shoreditch High Street .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E1  Old Blue Anchor: 133 Whitechapel Road.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E1  Old Globe: 191 Mile End Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E1  Old House at Home: 87 Watney Street.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1  OLD RED LION: 217 Whitechapel Road .  Free House.  EVERARDS OLD ORIGINAL, EVERARDS TIGER. Sat eves opens at 7pm. Lively Irish pub with cross section of customers. Ceilidh bands on Saturdy & Sunday evenings. Darts /Pool/Live music.

 

E1  OLD ROSE: 128 The Highway.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. , TRUMANS BITTER. Comfortable, pleasant one bar pub, recently refurbushed. Disco on certain evenings. Hot & cold food all day/Musak.

 

E1  OLD STAR: 14 Watts Street .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Basic quiet single bar open plan locals' corner house, notable for antique ceiling mounted gas heaters, still in working order. Darts/Musak/Piano.

 

E1  OLD TWO BREWERS: 154 Brick Lane.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST. , SAMPSON. The Brewery Tap. Small corner house, one bar. Snacks am & pm/Darts/Musak.

 

E1   OXFORD ARMS : 43 Stepney Way.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER. Small one bar corner house. Musak.

 

E1  Peacock: 14 Aylward Street .  Watneys. No real ale!  

 

E1  Pride of Stepney: 269 Stepney Way.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E1  Prince of Wales: 124 Globe Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1  Prince of Wales: 14 Waley Street.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1  Prince Regent: 105 Globe Road.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. , TRUMANS BITTER. Large modern two bar pub. Snacks/ Darts/Shove h'p/Musak.

 

E1  PRINCESS ALICE: 40 Commercial Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. Attractive with a carpeted open plan saloon. Named after Queen Victoria's popular daughter, after whom was also named a steamer that sank in the Thames in 1878, portrayed on the pub sign. Snacks/Musak.

 

E1  PRINCESS OF PRUSSIA: 15 Prescot Street.   Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. , TRUMANS BITTER. Closed w/es and 9pm weekdays. A house to cater for all tastes with collection of prints & photographs. Three bars. Hot meals/Snacks/ Darts/Pool/ Juke Box.

 

E1  PROSPECT OF WHITBY: 57 Wapping Wall.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, MANNS IPA RUDDLES COUNTY.    This riverside pub was originally built about 550 years ago and is reputed to have been known to Pepys, Judge Jeffereys and Dickens. It derives its name from "The Prespect", a bout registered at Whitby, that was moored outside the pub for some time in 1777. It has excellent views of the Thames and is a frequent tourist attraction. Restaurant/Musak. n 1777. It has excellent views of the Thames and is a frequent tourist attraction. Restaurant/Musak.

 

E1  Queens Head: 83 Fieldgate Street .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E1  Queens Head: 57 Greatorex Street .  Watney Combe. No real ale!  Handpump dispenses no real ale.

 

E1  Railway Arms: 60 Sutton Street .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1  Red Lion: 30 Whitechapel High Street .  Watneys. No beer - closed. To be demolished in 1983.

 

E1  Rising Sun: 12 Royal Mint Street .  Whitbreads. No beer - closed.  

 

E1  Roebuck: 27 Brady Street .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1  Romford Arms: 3 Heneage Street .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!     No longer sells real ale.

 

E1  ROOSTERS: 120 Whitechapel Road .  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Formerly the Royal Oak. Pleasantly refurbished pub. Lunches, weekday am/Musak.

 

E1  Rose & Punchbowl: 7 Redmans Road.  Watneys. No real ale!  No longer sells real ale.

 

E1  Royal Duchess: 543/547 Commercial Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!  No longer sells real ale.

 

E1  ROYAL DUKE: 474 Commercial Road .  Trumans.  TRUMANS MILD, TRUMANS BEST. Friendly local with club room. Snacks/Musak/Darts .

 

E1  ROYAL GEORGE: 7 Selby Street .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. Pleasant & usuable pub. Meals am & pm/Darts /Pool/Musak.

 

E1   SCARBOROUGH ARMS : 33 St. Marks Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Friendly one bar comfortable softly lit pub. Named after one of James II's henchmen who was made Earl of Scarborough for his success in smashing the rebels at the Battle of Sdegemoor in 1685, the last battle on English soil. A haven in the concretejungle of Aldgate. Cooked meals lunchtime/Snacks all day/ Darts/Musak. jungle of Aldgate. Cooked meals lunchtime/Snacks all day/Darts /Musak.

 

E1  Scots Arms: 1 Wapping High Street .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E1  SEVEN STARS: 112 Whitechapel High Street .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Closed Sat eves. On corner of Commercial Street, a modern development, spaciously designed. Lunchtime food/Musak.

 

E1  Seven Stars: 47 Brick Lane .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1  Ship: 387 Cable Street .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!  No longer sells real ale.

 

E1  Sir John Falstaff: 111 Cannon Street Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E1  SIR SIDNEY SMITH: 22 Dock Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST. , SAMPSON. Pleasant two bar pub, comfortable lounge. Formerly the "Pepperpot". Lunchtime food/Pool.

 

E1  STAR & GARTER: 233 Whitechapel Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Friendly & comfortable well lit one bar pub. Snacks/Musak.

 

E1  STILL & STAR: 1 Little Somerset Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Closed 8pm & all w/es. BAsic slightly expensive one bar pub with interesting pub history on the wall. Probably only one other pub has this name in the coundtry:it may drive from the combination of distillation apparatus (still) and the symbol of anearly licensees' association (star). Hot lunches. early licensees' association (star). Hot lunches.

 

E1  THOMAS NEALE: 39 Watney Market.  Free House.  YOUNGS SPECIAL, S SMITH'S OLD BREWERY BITTER DIRECTORS BITTER, ADNAMS BITTER  Comfortable smart pub with red brick walls and cottage style furniture. Lunches/Musak.

 

E1 Three Cranes: 45 Mile End rd. Renamed ‘Forty five’, its popular nickname for some years.

 

E1  THREE CROWNS: 237 Mile End Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Large two bar pub with unusual brick beam and tile interior. Lunches/Musak/ Darts.

 

E1  Three Suns: 61 Garnet Street .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E1  THREE SWEDISH CROWNS: 83 Wapping Lane.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Comfortable pub with boxing pictures and unusual murals. Snacks/Darts /Musak/Occasional live music.

 

E1  TOWN OF RAMSGATE: 62 Wapping High Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. A pleasant narrow riverside pub with grisly history. Judge Jeffereys was caught here, the cellars used to be dungeons for those awaiting deportation to Australia, and sailors guilty of crime on the hig seas used to be executed by drowning nearby.Name drives from fact that Ramsgate fishermen used to land their catch there. Meals at all times/Darts /Childrens' Room/Musak. Name drives from fact that Ramsgate fishermen used to land their catch there. Meals at all times/Darts/Childrens' Room/Musak.

 

E1  WHITE HART: 1 Mile End Road .  Free House.  GODSONS BLACK HORSE. Unspoilt two bar East End drinking house run by the Murphys, which is its popular name. Has very interesting mirrors and external facade. Snacks/Darts/Pool.

 

E1  WHITE HART: 89 Whitechapel High Street .  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Comfortable lounge bar and basic public bar. Snacks.

 

E1  WHITE HORSE: 64 Shoreditch High Street .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. , TRUMANS BITTER. Opens Sat eves at 7pm ;closed Sun Eves. Comfortable spacious house on the corner of Redchurch St. Lunches/Musak/Jazz on Fri & Sat eves and Sun am.

 

E1  WHITE HORSE: 48 White Horse Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Sat eve opens 6.15, Sun 7pm -10.30. Friendly and comfortable one bar wood panelled pub near Commercial Rd. Snacks.elled pub just off Commercial Road, in the  ha elled pub just off Commercial Road, in the  ha

 

E1  WHITE SWAN: 21 Alie Street .  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Closed Sat & Sun eves only. Two of the early owners of this pub issued trading tokens bearing sige of a swan; a white swan is in the coat of arms of the Earls of Essex. Popular City workers' pub busy at lunchtime. Restaurant upstairs/Musak.

 

E1  WILLIAMS: 22/24 Artillery Lane.   Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Used to be called 'The Ship'. Recreated Georgian style wine & ale pub with beamed ceiling and wall curios. Lunches/Snacks all day.

 

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E2 Bethnal Green

E2  Acorn: 149 Queensbridge Road .  Trumans. No real ale!  Recently refurbished but no real ale.

 

E2  ANGEL & CROWN: 170 Roman Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Basic public and plush lounge in modern building near large housing estate. Snacks am/Darts/Pool.

 

E2  APPROACH TAVERN: 47 Approach Road.  Free House.  DIRECTORS BITTER, EVERARDS OLD ORIGINAL, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, HOOK NORTON OLD HOOKEY.  Open 11.00-3.00 and 5.00-11.00. Range may vary. Lively and friendly two bar locals' pub, basic but with lots of character and widely divergent groups of customers. Snacks am/Darts /Function room/Occasional live music.

 

E2  Beachcomber: 234 Cambridge Heath Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  Beehive: 230 Roman Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  BIRDCAGE: 80 Columbia Road .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER. All one bar comfortably furnished, with bird cages hanging from the ceiling. Lively intersting pub close to Sunday flower market. Darts l/Live female singer & band at w/es.

 

E2  BISHOP BONNER: 21 Bonner Street.  Allied Breweries.  MAINLINE. Real ale may not always be available. One bar corner estate local; only surviving building in demolished street. Noteable Taylor Walker livery on exterior facade. Darts/Live music/Musak.

 

E2  Black Horse: 67 Roman Road .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E2  BLADE BONE: 185 Bethnal Green Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Not far from Cable Street, scene of the battle with Mosley's Blackshirts in the 1930's. The present day pub is a modern building, although has boards over the windows. An unusuallly patriotic pub. Pool/Piano.

 

E2  Bohola House: 423 Bethnal Green Road .  Free House. No real ale!  Free house that regrettable no longer serves real ale. Hand pump not used.

 

E2  BRITANNIA: 209 Globe Road .  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER. Two bar corner local near estate. Front bar off Globe Road is frequented by those who want a chat, those more energetic play darts in the back bar off Digby Street . Cooked lunches weekdays/Darts Shove h'p/Musak/Beer Garden.

 

E2  Britannia: 12 Chilton Street .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E2  British Lion: 193 Hackney Road .  Whitbread. No real ale!   

 

E2  Browns: 1 Hackney Road .  Watneys. No real ale!  

 

E2  Buskers Free House: 2 Pollard Row.  Free House.  

 

E2  Camdens Head: 456 Bethnal Green Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E2  Camel: 277 Globe Road .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E2  Carpenters Arms: 73 Cheshire Street.  Trumans. No beer - closed.  

 

E2  CITY OF PARIS: 178 Old Ford Road.  Trumans.  TRUMANS MILD, TRUMANS BITTER, THEAKSTON BEST BITTER. Modern two bar pub which replaced a magnificient Victorian predecessor on this site, Snacks am & pm/Hot food 12.00-2.00/5.00-8.00/Live music Fri-Sun/ Darts/Pool.

 

E2  CONQUEROR: 2/4 Austin Street.   Free House.  CHARRINGTON IPA, YOUNGS SPECIAL. Pleasant one bar pub full of brass nicnacs. Musak/Pool room.

 

E2  Crown: 144 Whiston Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  Crown: 34 Redchurch Street .  Free House. No real ale!     

 

E2  Dolphin: 85 Redchurch Street .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E2   Dover Castle: 118 Old Bethnal Green Road .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E2  Duke of Cambridge: 25 Felix Street.   Belhaven. Now Belhaven owned and keg.

 

E2  DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE: 101 Queensbridge Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. One bar wood panelled pub, the walls covered with framed prints. Darts/Musak/Live music (piano/singer).

 

E2  DUKE OF SUSSEX: 94 Goldsmith's Row.  Shepherd Neame.  SHEPHERD NEAME MASTER BREW. Tiny two bar friendly street corner local in mock Tudor style. A former Wests Brewery House, look out for the name on the exterior facade. Locals refer to the pub's location as being on ' Piggy Island ', as the site used to be a farm. Snacks am/Darts /Occasional piano. /Occasional piano.

 

E2  Duke of Wellington: 52 Cyprus Street.   Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  Duke of York: 64 Ellsworth Street.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E2   DUNDEE ARMS : 339 Cambridge Heath Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Dimly lit glossily refurnished one bar pub, rather busy. Snacks am & pm/Pool/Musak.

 

E2   Durham Arms : 408 Hackney Road.  Trumans. No real ale!  nor in 'Tommy's Bar'

 

E2  Earl Grey: 272 Bethnal Green Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  FLORISTS ARMS: 255 Globe Road .  Watneys.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Small dimly lit smartly furnished one bar local near Buddhist centre. Real ale may not always be available. Snacks am/ Musak.

 

E2  Flying Scud: 137 Hackney Road .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E2  Fountain: 123 Sceptre Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  George & Dragon: 2 Hackney Road.  Watneys. No real ale!  

 

E2  Globe: 109 Columbia Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  Green Gate: 230 Bethnal Green Road .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E2  Green Man: 287 Cambridge Heath Road .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E2  GREYHOUND: 32 Old Ford Road .  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER. Plushly furnished dimly lit pub. Hot & cold food am/Loud Musak/Disco eves/Beer garden.

 

E2  GT's: 42 Whiston Road .  Watneys. No real ale!  despite real ale advert outside.

 

E2  Hackney Cab: 324 Hackney Road .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E2  Halfway House: 388 Hackney Road.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E2  Hare: 505 Cambridge Heath Road .  Trumans. No real ale!  

 

E2  Hop Picker: 481 Hackney Road .  Free House. No real ale!  A free house with interesting basement bar. reopened after sale; used to do real ale.

 

E2  Joiners Arms: 116/8 Hackney Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  KING & QUEEN: 89 Cheshire Street.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E2  Kings Arms: 67 Old Bethnal Green Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  Kings Arms: 11 Buckfast Street .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E2  Kings Head: 257 Kingsland Road .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E2  KNIGHTS: 111 Gosset Street .  Free House.  YOUNGS SPECIAL. Large one bar house.

 

E2  Lord Hood: 89 Dunbridge Street .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E2 MANCHESTER ARMS : 155 Hackney Road.  Free House.  EVERARDS TIGER. Small one bar oyb, unspoilt wood panelled interior, tastefully decorated. Popular with young people but quiet. Darts are at the backof the pub.

 

E2  MARKSMAN: 254 Hackney Road .  Free House.  EVERARDS TIGER, EVERARDS OLD ORIGINAL, GODSONS BEST BITTER.    and a varying range of guest beers. Also brews its own full mash 'Double Barre'l bitter. Comfortable and freindly refurbushed one bar oasis. Food am/Musak/Seafood Sun am.

 

E2  Marquis of Cornwallis: 304 Bethnal Green Road.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E2  MARQUIS OF LANSDOWNE: 32 Cremer Street.  Free House. EVERARDS TIGER, COURAGE BITTER, WETHERED. Range varies. One bar pub with collection of pump clips behind the bar. Snacks am & pm/Darts /Musak/Juke box.

 

E2  Nelsons Head: 32 Horatio Street .  Gibbs Mew. No real ale!   

 

E2   Norfolk Arms : 460 Hackney Road.  Free House. No real ale!   

 

E2  Old Basing House: 25 Kingsland Road.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E2  Old Friends: 129 Roman Road .  Watneys. No real ale!  Watneys Stag pump is non operational.

 

E2  OLD GEORGE: 397 Bethnal Green Road .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. Large plush one bar pub on site of old wine vaults, retaining original cellars. Pool/ Live Music

 

E2  OLD KING JOHNS HEAD: 90 Whiston Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Modern two bar estate pub - real alne may not always be available in summer months. Darts/Pool.

 

E2  PANTHER: 15 Turin Street .  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Friendly, traditional basic comfortable pub in housing estate. Snacks am Mon-Fri/Piano or organ at w/es.

 

E2  PERSEVERANCE: 112 Pritchards Road .  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER. Average two bar family local with seafood stall outside. snacks am & pm/ Darts/Pool.

 

E2  PERSEVERANCE: 125 Gosset Street .  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Very plush one bar pub popular with young people, with beige decor.

 

E2  Prince of Wales: 76 Bishops Way.  Bass Charrington.   SPRINGFIELD BITTER. -expected in mid 1983. Plain but comfortable and friendly one room pub with island bar. Snacks am & pm/ Darts/Pool/Musak.

 

E2  Prince of Wales: 59 Barnet Grove.  Free House. No real ale!   

 

E2  Prince of Wales: 1 Teale Street.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  Queen Victoria: 72 Barnet Grove.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  Railway Tavern: 131 Globe Road.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E2   Red Deer: 393 Cambridge Heath Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  ROYAL ALFRED: 267 Kingsland Road .  Watneys.  MANNS IPA MAINLINE. Refurbished local. Food am & pm/Musak/Games room with pool & darts.

 

E2  RJ's: 163 Gossett Street .  Free House. No real ale!   

 

E2  ROYAL CRICKETERS: 211 Old Ford Road.  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED.    Large pub on bank of the Grand Union Canal with waterside patio. The cellar bar is name Butty Bar after "Butty" narrow barges. Snacks & hot food am Mon-Fri/Live piano Sats/Pool//Shove h'p.

 

E2   Royal Oak: 73 Columbia Road.   Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E2  ROYAL STANDARD: 165 Kingsland Road.  Young & Co.  YOUNGS BITTER, YOUNGS SPECIAL. Modern two bar pub. fairly basic but lively, opposite the Geffrye Museum of costume and furniture. Snacks am & pm/Darts/Pool/Musak/Live music at weekends.

 

E2  SOLLYS: 31 Coate Street .  Gibbs Mew.  GIBBS MEW PREMIUM, GIBBS MEW BISHOPS TIPPLE. Unusual single bar in 1930's Odeon style with wallmirrors and red free standing settees. DJ at w/es.

 

E2  Shakespeare: 460 Bethnal Green Road .  Trumans. No real ale!  Interesting exterior but handpumps inside serve no real ale.

 

E2  Ship: 473 Bethnal Green Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  SHIP & BLUE BALL: 13 Boundary Street.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Small one bar pub with free seafood on Sunday luncthimes.

 

E2  SPORTING LIFE: 36 Wilmot Street.  Free House.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER, S SMITH'S OLD BREWERY BITTER. Large one bar pub, formerly known as 'The Lamb', with variety of jockey paraphernalia. Opposite Bethnal Green BR Station. Hot lunches weekays, cold platter w/es. Pool table/Upstairs function room.

 

E2  Spread Eagle: 3 Kingsland Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  Sun: 441 Bethnal Green Road .  Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E2  Temple Street Tap: 428 Hackney Road.   Bass Charrington. No real ale!  In mid 1983 was closed for refurbishment, To be renamed 'Septembers'.

 

E2  Three Loggerheads: 57 Virginia Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  Tipples: 502 Bethnal Green Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  Van Tromp: 121 Bethnal Green Road .  Bass Charrington. For sale as a free house in 1983

 

E2   Victoria: 4 Ravenscroft Street .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  Victory: 27 Vyner Street .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E2  Victory) 281 Kingsland Road.   No real ale but for sale free of tie in 1982-3

 

E2  Warners: 68 Warner Place .  Watneys. No real ale!  Used to be 'Old Horns'

 

E2  Weavers Arms: 100 Roman Road .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E2  Well & Bucket: 143 Bethnal Green Road.  Trumans. No real ale!  No real ale although has very interesting wall tile mural.

 

E2   Weymouth Arms : 80 Weymouth Terrace.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2  White Hart: 359 Bethnal Green Road .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E2  WHITE HORSE: 236 Cambridge Heath Road .  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Small comfortable single bar traditional pub on main road. Good Indian take-away opposite (closes 2 am). Hot & cold meals am/Musak

 

E2  Woolpack: 89 Sceptre Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E2 Ye Olde Axe: 69 Hackney Road .  Free House which no longer sells real ale.

 

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E3 Bow

E3   Albion: 25 St. Pauls Way.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3  ANCIENT BRITON: 44 Glaucus Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Small pleasantly refurbished reputedly haunted local near housing estate. Real ale may not always be available. Musak.

 

E3  Aunt Sally: 2 Midlothian Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3  BEEHIVE: 104 Empson Street .  Allied Breweries.  MAINLINE. Quiet two bar red decor 1950's built house. Darts /Pool.

 

E3  Bird in Hand: 126 Bow Road .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E3  Blue Anchor: 67 Bromley High Street .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3   Bombay Grab : 246 Bow Road.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!  Taylor Walker Mainline  handpumps inoperative.

 

E3  Bow Bells: 116 Bow Road .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E3  BRICKLAYERS ARMS: 171 Devons Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, MANNS IPA Plush dimly lit & large; one bar converted from several previous ones. Musak/Live music (talent nite, Manilow etc).

 

E3  Bridge House: 14 Bow Common Lane .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3  Britannia: 185 Bow Common Lane .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E3  Bromley Arms: 51 Fairfield Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3  Calendonian Arms: 62 Fairfield Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3  Christys: 74 St Stephens Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3  COBORN ARMS: 8 Coborn Road.  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Popular one bar neighbourhood haven off the Mile End Road . Hot food am Mon-Fri/Live music Sat eve.

 

E3  COTTON ARMS: 92 St Pauls Way .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. Modern two bar pub with smart but spartan decorative style. Hot & Cold snacks/ Darts/Pool.

 

E3  CROWN HOTEL: 223 Grove Road .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST. , SAMPSON. Friendly comfortable and quiet well refurbished two bar establishment. Is a Crown property, like many other places overlooking Victoria Park. Darts/Pool/Function Roms.

 

E3  Crystal Tavern: 25 Burdett Road.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E3  DUKE OF WELLINGTON: Newmill House - Devas Street.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Two bar pub near motoway. Small saloon with dartborad; large public with pool. Pool/ Darts/Shove h'p/Nightly love music (mainly heavy metal)

 

E3  DUKE OF YORK: 129 Antill Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Comfortable crowded local with hanging baskets and island bar. The facade is notable of "Smith Garrett's Prize Beers" in tiles. Named after second son of George III. Darts

 

E3  EARL OF ELLESMERE: 19 Chisenhale Road.  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE. This pub makes a big thing of darts. Opposite what used to be Godsons Brewery. Darts /Musak.

 

E3  Eleanor Arms: 460 Old Ford Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3  HAND & FLOWER: 72 Parnell Road.  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Comfortable street corner pub. Snacks am & pm except Suns/Pool/Jazz Fri eve.

 

E3  HORN OF PLENTY: 588 Mile End Road.  Allied Breweries.  MAINLINE.   Large comfortable two bar place. Snacks am/Musak.

 

E3   Iceland: 421 Wick Lane.   Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3  IMPERIAL CROWN: 50 St Leonard's Street.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON ALE, MAINLINE. Loud but pleasant two bar pub, unpretentious despite the mock Tudor decorr (made out of old floor joists). Hot lunches/Snacks/Darts/Live pianist comedian Fri & Sat eves/Musak.

 

E3  JOHN BULL: 490 Roman Road .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Busy Roman Road market pub. Food am/Musak/Live music at weekends.

 

E3  KING ARMS: 167 Bow Road .  Allied Breweries.  MAINLINE. One bar U-shaped with red flock wallpaper. Snacks am & pm/ Darts/Pool.

 

E3  LITTLE DRIVER: 125 Bow Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. The one bar incorporates dates at one end and a plush chatting area at the other. The red lit interior decoration unpretentiously recalls the Victorian origins of the pub, and is notable for a large Hoare & Co mirror, commemorating an extinct breweryof the area. Food am Mon-Fri/ Darts/Musak of the area. Food am Mon-Fri/Darts/Musak

 

E3  Lord Cardigan: 12 Anglo Road.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E3  Lord Morpeth: 402 Old Ford Road .  Whitbreads. No real ale!  Handpump is unused.

 

E3  Lord Palmerston: 45 Hewlett Road.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!  Handpumps are ornamental only.

 

E3  LORD TREDEGAR: 50 Lichfield Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER.    Sat eve opens 7.30. Mock Tudor decor with equine paraphernalia. Darts/Pool/Musak/Live music, Beatles style.

 

E3   Milton Arms : 28 Wright's Road.  Free House. No real ale!  Free house but sells no real ale.

 

E3  Morgan Arms: 43 Morgan Street .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3  MOULDERS ARMS: 50 Bromley High Street.  Watneys.  MANNS IPA WATNEYS STAG BITTER.    Pleasant comfortable two bar Victorian/Edwardian pub surrounded by high rise flats. Pictures of film stars decorated the lounge walls. Food/Musak.

 

E3  NEEDLE GUN: 527 Roman Road .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Market pub, dates from 1828. Musak/Garden.

 

E3  NEW GLOBE: 359 Mile End Road .  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Interesting canal side two bar pub with a globe on the roof. An early balloon ascent was made from here. Hot Snacks am Mon-Fri/Cold snacks am & pm Mon-Fri/ Darts/Pool/Function room/Musak/Live music.

 

E3  Old Duke of Cambridge: 158 Devons Road.   Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3  Ordell Arms: 22 Ordell Road .  Courage. No real ale!  

 

E3  PALM TREE: 24 Palm Street .  Trumans.  SAMPSON. served on gravity but the Bitter is served under pressure. Busy two bar pub opposite grassland area. Comfortable dimly lit loung and live weekend music in the public. Snacks.

 

E3  PEARLY KING: 94 Bromley High Street .  Free House.  BEACH'S PEARLY BITTER and SPECIAL, TOLLY COBBOLD ORIGINAL, S SMITH'S OLD BREWERY BITTER GREENE KING ABBOT ALE, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, FULLERS ESB, DIRECTORS BITTER,. Comfortable and pleasant , renovated in Edwardian style. A pub has reputedly been on the site for 650 years; the previous title was the 'Seven Stars'. Hot &and cold food am Mon-Sat/Live music w/es/Piano.

 

E3  Prince of Wales: 2 Grove Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3  Priory Tavern: 37 St Leonard Street.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E3  QUEEN VICTORIA: 1 Gillender Street.   Free House.  CHARRINGTON IPA, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Very friendly, lively well used comfortable well lit locals' pub with mock Tudor style bar area, and recently built extension housing pool table. Numerous wall & ceiling paraphernalia. Food am & pm/Darts/Pool/Musak.

 

E3  RAILWAY TAVERN: 30 Grove Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Spacious long bar house with 'watch murals' as part of their displays. Three bars. Snacks am & pm/Darts /Pool/Musak.

 

E3  Railway Tavern: 393 Old Ford Road.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!  Ex Charrington house for sale in mid 1983 free of tie.

 

E3  Ranelagh Arms: 599 Roman Road .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E3  Rising Sun: 14 Gillender Street .  Watneys. No real ale!  Handpump but no real ale.

 

E3  ROSE & CROWN: 8 Stroudley Walk - Devons Road .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Smart refurbished one bar pub. Interesting ornate Victorian woodwork behind the bar. Food/Musak/Darts /Pianist Sat eves/Guitarist Sun eves.

 

E3  ROSE OF DENMARK: 612 Roman Road.   Watneys.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Market street pub.

 

E3  TENTERDEN ARMS: 224 Devons Road.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER. Large plush one bar pub, comfortably furnished, which has been revived after a rather bleak period. Noteworthy tiled wall. Darts/Musak.

 

E3 THREE TUNS: 185 Bow Road .  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Small very friendly pub with one bar, mock Tudor style, and containing a wooden represtation of The Last Supper above the bar. Three tuns appear on the arms of the Company of Vintners and the Brewers Company. Musak/Darts /Shove h'p.

 

E3  Unicorn: 27 Vivian Road .  Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E3   Victoria: 110 Grove Road.   Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E3  WENTWORTH ARMS: 127 Eric Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Basic comfortable usually quiet side street local. One bar. Darts/Live music/ (piano & singers) at w/es.

 

E3  White Horse: 473 Roman Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E3  WHITETHORN: 30 Whitethorn Street .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. Lively rather loud traditional family local somewhat on the pricey side. Darts/shove h'p/Musak/Piano & drums at w/es.

 

E3  WIDOW'S SON: 75 Devons Road .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON ALE, MAINLINE. Not all ales may be available at all times. Known alternatively as The Bun House, restored in Victorian style, this pub is on the site of a house in which a widow stated a custom of putting one bun per year aside for her lost sailor son. Buns now hang above te bar and the custom is carried on. A lively pub. Darts/Muxak/Live music at w/es/Shove h'p. g above te bar and the custom is carried on. A lively pub. Darts/Muxak/Live music at w/es/Shove h'p.

 

E3  YOUNG PRINCE: 448 Roman Road .  Free House.  YOUNGS SPECIAL. Real ale may not always be available. Plush narrow single bar popular with young people.

 

 

 

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E4 Chingford

E4  BULL & CROWN: The Green.  Allied Breweries.  IND COOPE BITTER. Near Chingford BR Station, Chingford Police Station & Parish Church. Comfortable town centre pub. serves meals and has car park.

 

E4   COUNTY ARMS: 420 Hale End Road.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, SAMPSON. Busy bustling basic local.

 

E4  CROOKED BILLET: Chingford Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Busy pub on a roundabout near Greyhound Staduim and the North Circular. Has car park.

 

E4  Fountain: 51 Sewardstone Road .  Allied Breweries.  No real ale!  Handpump but no real ale, although installation of Burton Ale though possible in mid 1983.

 

E4  Fox & Hounds: Sewardstone Road  Watneys.  No real ale!  

 

E4  GREEN MAN: Old Church Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER. Schooner Inn. Modern roadhouse pub popular with yound people. Food/Car park.

 

E4  Greyhound: 12 Silver Birch Avenue .  Bass Charrington.  No real ale!   

 

E4  KINGS HEAD: Kings Head Hill.  Allied Breweries. BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE.   (Near Chingford Police Station) Pleasant recently renovated pub. Darts/Juke Box/Car park.

 

E4 THE LARKSHALL: Larkshall Road.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Interesting renovated combination of old buildings in Tudor and Vicorian styles named after Larkshall Farm. Snacks am & pm/Musak/Car park/Garden/10 minutes walk from Highams Park BR Station.

 

E4  OLD HALL TAVERN: Hall Lane.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Renovated pub on a roundabout with carvery at rear. Five minutes walk from Chingford Mount. Food/Car park.

 

E4  PLOUGH: Mott Street.  McMullens.  McMULLENS COUNTRY BITTER. Uniquely, is in the London postal area but is in Essex outside the GLC area. Modern comfortable smart busy pub. The old building which used to be the pub is round the corner.Food/DArts/Car park. ound the corner.Food/DArts/Car park.

 

E4   PRINCE ALBERT: 1 Old Church Road.   Whitbreads.  No real ale!

 

E4  PRINCE OF WALES: 71 Hatch Lane.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Large relaxing refurbished & friendly prewar two bar community local. Food/Snooker/Car park/Live music most eves/Garden with facilites for children.

 

E4  QUEEN ELIZABETH: 95 Forest Side.  Trumans.  TRUMANS MILD, TRUMANS BEST. , TRUMANS BITTER, SAMPSON. Large pleasant one bar upmarket pub near forest and riding stables. Carvery/Car park.

 

E4   Royal Forest: Rangers Road.  Free House.. This pub did not appear in the 1983 guide.

 

E4  ROYAL OAK: 219 Kings Head Hill.  McMullens.  McMULLENS COUNTRY BITTER. Recently modernised pub on main road, near reservoirs. Lunches/Basket meals pm/Snacks am & pm/Garden/Car park.

 

E4   Royal Oak: Sewardstone Road.  Allied Breweries.  No real ale!  

 

E4  ROYSTON ARMS: 101 Chingford Mount Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Friendly community local near Greyhound Stadium. Car park.

 

E4  SIRLOIN: Friday Hill.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, MANNS IPA WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, RUDDLES COUNTY. Large one bar estate pub. Barbecues at weekends/Pub games/Car park.

 

E4  WHEELWRIGHTS: 94 Hatch Lane .  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Situated on a roundabout. Was formerly the Horseless Carriage. Renovated Beefeater establishment. Car park.

 

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E5 Clapton

E5  ANCHOR & HOPE: 15 High Hill Ferry.  Fullers.  FULLERS LONDON PRIDE, FULLERS ESB. Opens at 6 Sat Eves. Small busy one bar riverside pub approachd, for cardrivers by a rather steep road. Next door to a former pub 'The Beehive'. Darts /Musak.

 

E5  British Oak: 130 Lea Bridge Road .  Watneys.  No real ale!   

 

E5   Clapton Park Tavern : 9 Chatsworth Road.  Bass Charrington.  No real ale!   

 

E5  CROOKED BILLET: 84 Upper Clapton Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. 1950's built corner pub with large comforable wood-veneered single bar. Restaurant Mon-Fri lunch/Dinners Sat eves/ Musak/Darts /Small garden/Car park.

 

E5  DOWNS HOTEL: 75 Downs Road .  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Basic street corner local overlooking Hackney Downs. Musak.

 

E5  Duke of Clarence: 78 Clarence Road.  Trumans.  No real ale!   

 

E5  Duke of York: 2 Charnwood Street.  Watneys.  No real ale!  No real ale but the pub is quite old, dating from the early nineteenth century & named after the then commander of the British Army.

 

E5  ELEPHANTS HEAD: 43 Lower Clapton Road.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Refurbished comfortable pub near Hackney Police Station. Musak.

 

E5  FOUNTAIN: 211 Lower Clapton Road .  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. The dark red exterior facade with glossy canopy belies the intersting locals' pub within, consisting of three interesting bars. A very basic public bar leads into a plain but comfortable area with large windows. Beyond that, through an intersting wooden frame, is a large room with TV & Juke plainly furnished but with an extremely ornate relief Edwardian ceiling in the theme of Pan. A thriving locals' pub full of character and characters. The Grill room by the Gents at the back of the pub seems unused Hot & cold food/ Darts/DiscoWed/Live music Sun lunchtime (Country & Western.) style='background:yellow'>

 

 

E5  George: 171 Glyn Road .  Courage.  No real ale!   

 

E5  Glyn Arms: 1 Mandeville Street .  Allied Breweries.  No real ale!  Pleasant & interesting pub which regrettably, despite having a handpump, no longer serves real ale.

 

E5  GOLDEN SHOE: 43 Meeson Street .  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, MANNS IPA. Modern detached brick-faced 1950's built, with public lounge and off-licence in between. Public is very basic, the lounge is multi-arched with York stone wall cladding & black ceiling. Hot & cold food/Pool/Darts /Musak/Outside ceating/Live music.

 

E5  Hope & Anchor: 30 Rossington Street.  Watneys.  No real ale!  d.

 

E5  Jubliee: 278 Millfields Road .  Trumans.  No real ale!  No longer sells real ale.

 

E5  KINGS HEAD: 44 Middlesex Wharf.  Watneys.  MANNS IPA. One bar Victorian pub isolated in warehouses near canal. Basic but comfortable with wood lined walls containing stuffed animals and pictures. Interesting pictures of area in Victorian times over bar. Snacks/Pool/Live music Fri, Sat/Beer Garden is notaccessible from canal. accessible from canal.

 

E5   LONDON TAVERN : 92 Rendlesham Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Friendly two bar street corner local. Musak.

 

E5  Lord Cecil: 42 Lower Clapton Road .  Courage.  No real ale!  Courage real ale used to be on but handpumps are now regrettably inoperative.

 

E5  OLD KINGS HEAD: 28 Upper Clapton Road.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. , TRUMANS MILD. Comfortable one bar basic boozer, a local for the neihbouring housing extate. Interesting wall tiles and Old Imperial Stout mirror. Darts/Juke Box (oldiers)/Live music Thurs eves.s. s.

 

E5  PRINCE OF WALES: 146 Lea Bridge Road.  Young & Co.  YOUNGS SPECIAL, YOUNGS BITTER. Situated on old Roman site, this is a busy one bar pub by the River Lea, with outdoor seating area. Is opposite to the Ship Aground, a gravel parking area separating the two. The pub sign features the Black Prince, the first Prince of Wales, inmedievil times. Snacks/Seafood stall at w/es/Darts ?Live misic Fri-Sin. medievil times. Snacks/Seafood stall at w/es/Darts ?Live misic Fri-Sin.

 

E5  PRIORY TAVERN: 57 Elderfield Road.  Bass Charrington.  DRAUGHT BASS. Very interesting pub that is 1930's in architecture and atmosphere. Food/Games/Musak.

 

E5  ROBIN HOOD: High Hill Ferry.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Large comfortable one bar pub by canal, very near to the Anchor & Hope. Has a nautical flavour, pictures and paraphernalia being much in evidence. Hot food am/Musak.

 

E5  ROYAL SOVEREIGN: 64 Northwold Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Opens 11.00-2.00/5.00-11.00 BAsic two var Victorian corner pub. Musak.

 

E5  Shamps: 181 Clarence Road .  Watneys.  No real ale!   

 

E5  SHIP AGROUND: 144 Lea Bridge Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Large friendly refurbished pub, so called because ships used to dock at Essex Wharf , which used to be behind the pub. The Prince of Wales is next door. Hot meals am/Darts/Pool/ Musak.

 

E5  Schnappes: 231 Lower Clapton Road .  Bass Charrington.  No real ale!  Was White Hart.

 

E5  SWAN: 73 Clapton Common.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Friendly renovated two bar roadside pub. Hot & cold food/DArts/Pool/Outside seating/DJ Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun eves.sn sn

 

E5  Three Sisters: 35 Queensdown Road.  Watneys.  No real ale!   

 

E5   WINDSOR CASTLE: 135 Lower Clapton Road .  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Surrounded by enormous island bar, lounge lined with red plastic wall seating. Friendly resident Dalmatian. Two doors to each of the Landies & Gents; try the second door if the first is locked. Snacks/Pool/Musak.

 

E5  Woodman: 199 Mount Pleasant Lane .  Watneys.  No real ale!   

 

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E6 East Ham

E6  BOLEYN TAVERN: 1 Barking Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. An enormous comfortable renovated corner pub. The lounge and the smallest bar are entered frm Barking road. The public from Green Street. Imposing repainted Victorian façade. The pub is very near to West Ham footbal ground. Darts/Pool/Musak/Live music Thurs-Sun eves.

 

E6  CENTRAL HOTEL: 150 Barking Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER MAINLINE. This is a loud three bar corner pub; reasonably quiet Macaulay Bar entered from road of same name; very large lounge bar notable for its large pillars and very basic public bar in between. Darts /Pool/Live music Thurs-Sat eves; talent nite on Thurs eves.

 

E6  Cock: 56 High Street North .  Charrington. No real ale.

E6   DENMARK ARMS : 381 Barking Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON. This is a loud three bar corner pub; reasonably quiet Macaulay Bar entered from road of same name; very large lounge bar notable for its large pillars and very basic public bar in between. Darts /Pool/Live music Thurs-Sat eves; talent nite on Thurs eves.

 

E6 DUKES HEAD: 539 Barking Road.  Charrington. Charrington IPA & SPRINGFIELD. Large and rother loud Victorian house with two bars. Fairly basic. Food/Darts/Pool/Live music Thurs-Sat eves.  

 

E6  EARL OF WAKEFIELD: 72 Katherine Road.   Bass.Charring ton IPA Busy basic two bar local’s pub. Snacks am/Pool/Musak.

 

E6  Ferndale Hotel: 40 Cyprus Place.  Charrington. No real ale.  

E6  GREEN MAN: 190 Plashet Grove.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER  & MAINLINE. Three lounge corner pub. What used to be the public is now the most comfortable of the three, with red velvet seats etc, and is entered from Katherine Road. Function room/Small beer garden.

 

E6  HAMMERS:80 High Street South .  Watney Combe.  STAG. Compact busy two bar locals’ house; Allegiance to West Ham Utd very strong. Snacks am/Darts/Dominoes.

 

E6  PERSEVERANCE: 33 Vicarage Lane .  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Very busy basic and lively neighbourhood estate pub. One bar only. Snacks am/ Darts/Juke box.

 

E6  Roding Hotel: Southend Road.  Allied Breweries.  No longer sells real ale

 

E6  WHITE HORSE: 125 High Street South .  Charrington. SPRINGFIELD BITTER.Busy modern two bar establishment, reasonable comfortable, opposite to Central Park. Darts /Pool/Musak/Juke Box/Outside seating area.

 

 

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E7 Forest Gate

E7  ALBION HOTEL: 141 Boleyn Road .  Watneys.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Real ale may not always be available. Large and friendly basic but comfortableone bar corner pub in residential area. Brown wallls with boxing pictures. A very pleasant beer garden is to the rear. Snacks am & pm/Darts/Pool/Beer garden.

 

E7   CAMDEN ARMS : 70 Field Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. and DRAUGHT CIDER. Thriving two bar corner local with comfortable lounge and basic, large public. Darts/Pool/Musak.

 

E7  Duke of Fife: 350 Katherine Road.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E7  EAGLE & CHILD: 112 Woodgrange Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Basic two bar pub which hosts a large school of domino players. Very much a local residents' place. The name is associated with the Earls of Derby, whose lineage was supposed, in remote times, to have depended on an eagle rescuing a child. Musak.

 

E7  Earl of Derby: 16 Station Road.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E7  FOREST GATE HOTEL: 105 Godwin Road.  Allied Breweries.  FRIARY MEUX BEST BITTER, MAINLINE. Lively locals' corner with varied clientele. Large L-shaped bar with red decor and piano at weekend eves. Darts/Musak.

 

E7  FOREST GLEN: 39 Dames Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Two bar pub with spartan public bar and large comfortable lounge with Edwardian skylight. Snacks am/Live music at w/es (drums & squeezebox) Darts/Pool/Juke box.

 

E7  FOX & HOUNDS: 178 Forest Lane.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, MANNS IPA Ruddles County    Large smart roadside house, interior in chintz country style. Snacks am/Musak.

 

E7  Freemasons Tavern: 342 Romford Road.  Trumans. No real ale!  No longer sells real ale.

 

E7  HOLLY TREE: 129 Dames Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Cheap and friendly two bar corner house near Wanstead Flats. Snacks am/Darts in public/Pool in lounge/Musak/Garden.

 

E7  LIVE & LET LIVE: 264 Romford Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Recessed back from busy road. Very basic bar at front of the pub; lounge is at the back. Darts.

 

E7   Odessa Arms : 53 Odessa Road.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E7  OLD SPOTTED DOG: 212 Upton Lane .  Watneys.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, RUDDLES COUNTY. Very old muti-barred split level pub with beams everywhere. Real ale is only available in the 'Dalmatian' bar, the first bar through the entrance up the stairs to the right. Named after Henry VIII's hunting dogs, kenneled nearby. Charles II grantedthe pub a 24 hour licence, unfortunately lost by a subsequent licesee; the ,Old Dog Bar' wa a bakers & is reputedly haunted. Restaurant all days am & pm/Snacks am Mon-Fri, pm on Fri & Sat only/Car park/ Darts. the pub a 24 hour licence, unfortunately lost by a subsequent licesee; the ,Old Dog Bar' wa a bakers & is reputedly haunted. Restaurant all days am & pm/Snacks am Mon-Fri, pm on Fri & Sat only/Car park/Darts .

 

E7  PRINCESS ALICE: 329 Romford Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE, BURTON ALE, Burton    Large pub with 1930's exterior on corner of Woodgrange Road. Has a basic public bar and large lounge refurnished with velvet seats and low orange lamps. Princess Alice was one of Queen Victoria's daughters who died in1878, three months after the paddle steamer named after her sank had gone down at North Woolwich after a collision, with the loss of 640 lives.Snacks am/Darts /Pool/Musak. 1878, three months after the paddle steamer named after her sank had gone down at North Woolwich after a collision, with the loss of 640 lives.Snacks am/Darts/Pool/Musak.

 

E7  RAILWAY TAVERN: 173 Forest Lane.  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Small, quiet lunchtime pub; there is a function room attached in which discos are held on certain evenings. Has one bar only. Snacks am/Hot food am/Musak.

 

E7  RISING SUN: 528 Romford Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Cheap and friendly. Has a small public bar with games, and very large lounge, with occasional live music. Snacks am&pm/Darts /Pool/Musak/Live music.

 

E7  Towers: 83 Tower Hamlets Road.   Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E7  TRAVELLERS REST: 12 Cemetery Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Isolated but friendly two bar pub opposite two graveyards, with interesting clientele; the main action is in the lounge, which is comfortable, although decoratively weel worn. Darts /Pool/Live music (talent nite type) at w/es.

 

E7  WAGON & HORSES: 392 Romford Road.  Watneys.   MANNS IPA RUDDLES COUNTY . Notable for well renovated external original facade; inside the pub is plush with a food bar at one end. Hot meals am/Musak.

 

E7  WHITE HART: 249/251 Green Street.   Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Lively friendly and bustling Victorian pub with strong Irish connections. The lounge bar is plush and well renovated with intersting period skylingt-dome. Snacks am/ Darts and ring in public/Pool in lounge/Live Irish cordovox ast weekend eves.

 

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E8 Hackney

E8   Acton Arms : 296 Kingsland Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E8   ALBION TAVERN : 33 Albion Drive.  Shepherd Neame.  SHEPHERD NEAME MASTER BREW. Busy low lit young people's pub on a corner, buth there is outside seating space.

 

E8  AMHURST ARMS: 240 Amhurst Road .  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Small plush one bar pub. Darts.

 

E8  BELGRAVE ARMS: 217 Queensbridge Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Derached pub with spartan but clean public bar and plush red decor lounge. Quiet piano (weekend eves)/Darts.

 

E8  Black Bull: 217 Haggerston Road .  Trumans. No real ale!  

 

E8  Brewery Tap: 525 Kingsland Road .  Watneys. No real ale!  

 

E8  BROWNLOW ARMS: 10 Scriven Street.  Bass Charrington. CHARRINGTON IPA. White Shield also available. Large two bar family pub. Part of the lounge can be screend off for private functions. Snacks am/ Darts/Pool/Musak/Live music Sat & Sun eves.

 

E8 Bull Inn: 37 Kingsland Road .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!  Has handpumps but no real ale.

 

E8  Castle: 148 Kingsland High Street .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E8  CAT & MUTTON: 76 Broadway Market.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Notable gilt gargoyles on exterior facade. There has been a pub on the site for hundreds of years, the name having some connection with sheep grazing that used to take place in the area. The cellar supposely has its own poltergeist, but nowadays thepub is a lively young people's place. Pool/Disco Fri-Sun eves (Golden oldies Sun eve). pub is a lively young people's place. Pool/Disco Fri-Sun eves (Golden oldies Sun eve).

 

E8  Cock Tavern: 315 Mare Street   Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E8  Crown: 418 Mare Street .  Trumans. No real ale!  No longer sells real ale.

 

E8  CROWN & CASTLE: 600 Kingsland Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Spacious two bar unpretentious friendly boozer, with Irish atmosphere. Love music is a speciality, Irish folk being downstairs. Blues & Rock upstairs in function room. Juke Box/Live music Thurs-Sun eves/Function Room.

 

E8  Dolphin: 165 Mare Street .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E8  Duke of Marlborough: 212 Richmond Road.   Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E8  Duke of Richmond: 316 Queensbridge Road .  Whitbread. No real ale!   

 

E8  Duke of Sussex: 151 Haggerston Road .  Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E8  Duke of Wellington: 260 Haggerston Road .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E8  EARL AMHURST: 19 Amhurst Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Opens 6pm Sat eve. Spacious one bar pub with usual pub games.

 

E8  Earl of Zetland: 50 Lee Street.  Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E8  Florfield Arms: 40 Florfield Road.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E8  Fox: 372 Kingsland Road.   Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E8  GORING ARMS: 24 Broadway Market.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. U-shaped single bar, red decor and lighting. Lound musak weekends.

 

E8  GRANGE TAVERN: 6 Richmond Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Comfortable pre-war unpretentious local with pleasing tiled facade. Frequented by Dalston Rangers and fans. Darts /Pool/Musak/Snacks am & pm.

 

E8  Green Man: 71 Shacklewell Lane .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E8   HAVELOCK ARMS : 113 Albion Drive.  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Friendly side street local near housing estate. Hot & cold snacks am & pm/Live piano singalong Fri-Sun eves.

 

E8  HORSE & GROOM: 255 Mare Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Basic one bar loca. Outside route necessary in order to reach the Gents. Reeal ale may not always be available. Darts /Musak/Live music.

 

E8 HUSTLER: 451 Queensbridge Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Comfortably furnished friendly one bar pub which has its share of young people but is chiefly notavle for its pool hall, and collection of cigarette cards featuring the sport. Food/Juke Box.

 

E8  King's Arms: 18 Kingsland High Street .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E8   L.A.: 64 Clarissa Street.  Free House. No real ale!  Disco type establishment seeling no real ale.

 

E8  LADY DIANA: 95 Forest Road .  Free House.  FULLERS LONDON PRIDE, S SMITH'S OLD BREWERY BITTER GREENE KING ABBOT ALE, ADNAMS BITTER YOUNGS SPECIAL. Formerly the Prince Arthur, this is a friendly plush one bar pub in an up & coming suburb. Snacks/ Darts/Musak.

 

E8  LAMB (ROSE'S): 512 Kingsland Road.  Free House.  SAMS SMITHS OLD BREWERY, WADWORTH 6X Basic and friendly local’s pub but anti Scottish jokes are not advised. Snacks am & pm/Musak/Live music Fri-Sun eves (including jazz).

 

E8  Lee Arms: 27 Marlborough Avenue .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E8  Lord Stanley: 136 Sandringham Road .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E8  Lord Truro: 180 Dalston Lane .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E8   MARION ARMS : 46 Lansdowne Drive.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, Bass Very comfortable smal local, one room with island bar, in residential area. Interesting brewery mirrors. Snacks am/ Darts/Shove h'py/Musak.

 

E8  Market House: 30 Broadway Market.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E8  MR PEPYS: 289 Mare Street .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Busy dimly lit young persons' one bar disco establishment.

 

E8  Middleton Arms: 303 Queensbridge Road.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E8  Mitford Tavern: 133 Amhurst Road.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!  No longer serves real ale.

 

E8   NORFOLK ARMS : 49 Cecilia Road.  Young & Co.  YOUNGS BITTER, YOUNGS SPECIAL. A large somewhat dimlylit pub with a varied clientele of young people, market workers etc. Hot & cold lunches/ Darts/Juke box.

 

E8  OLD SHIP: 2 Sylvester Path.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Take covered passageway off Mare Street, north of Wilton Way. Family pub with video. Musa/Live music Fri-Sun eves.

 

E8  Paget Arms: 197 Middleton Road .  Courage. No real ale!  Traditional ale sign but no real ale.

 

E8  Pembury Tavern: 90 Amhurst Road.  Trumans. No real ale!  Sold real ale until mid 1983 refurbishment; future eal ale outlook uncertain.

 

E8   Prince George: 40 Parkholme Road.   Whitbreads. No real ale!      

 

E8  Prince of Wales: 447 Kingsland Road.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E8  Queen Eleanor: 19 Martello Street.  Trumans. No real ale!  

 

E8  Queen Elizabeth: 9 Graham Road.  Free House. No real ale!  Free house which may sell Charrington IPA, as from Winter 1983. Large two bar buy basic pub.

 

E8  RAILWAY TAVERN: 59 Kingsland High Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Small friendly market pub. Pool.

 

E8  RAILWAY TAVERN: 339 Mare Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. One bar pub recently refurbished in black & white decor. Snacks am & pm/Juke box.

 

E8  Ridley Arms: 17 Ridley Road .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E8  ROBIN HOOD: 42 Shacklewell Lane .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE.  Two bar pub next to a grass roundabout. A corner local with a lived in look & wall brasses. Pool/Video/Disco.

 

E8  ROSE & CROWN: 13/15 Mare Street.  Young & Co.  YOUNGS BITTER, YOUNGS SPECIAL. Modestly comfortable well lit lounge and basic public bar comrise a friendly and pleasant local. Hot food am/Snacks am & pm/ Darts/Music.

 

E8  ROYAL OAK: 83 Wilton Way .  Watneys.  MANNS IPA WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, RUDDLES COUNTY. One bar pub with discos appealing to wide variety of youngpeople & tastes.

 

E8  Sir Walter Scott: 2 Broadway Market.  Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E8  SPURSTOWE ARMS: 68 Greenwood Road.  Bass Charrington.  DRAUGHT BASS. Pleasant old fashioned two bar comfortable family local with interesting female pianist at weekends and notable wall mirrors. Snacks am/Musak/Disco.

 

E8  Swan: 438 Kingsland Road   Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E8  THREE COMPASSES: 99 Dalston Lane.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Quiet and friendly two bar pub, TV in the public. Snacks & hot meals at lunchtimes.

 

E8 Warburton Arms: 137 Mare Street.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E8  WHITE HORSE: 76 Wilton Way .  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Closes 3.00 & opens 5.30. Rather dimly lit disco type pub.

 

E8  Young Prince: 216 Haggerston Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

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E9 Homerton

E9  Adam & Eve: 155 Homerton High Street.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!  Unfortunately no longer sells Real ale. Handpumps unused.

 

E9   Albion: 36 Lauriston Road.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!  

 

E9  Alexandra: 162 Victoria Park Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E9   Alma: 41 Barnabas Road.  Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E9  BEDFORD HOTEL: 220 Victoria Park Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Friendly pleasantly renovated pub, quiet; has a midnight licence but closes its doors at 10.30pm. Interesting gilt ornamentation around door, plants hany everywhere in the three interconnecting rooms comprising the drinking area. Dartboard lowersfrom ceiling if required. Hot food & snacks am & pm all days/Darts/Pool/Function room/Live music w/es. from ceiling if required. Hot food & snacks am & pm all days/Darts /Pool/Function room/Live music w/es.

 

E9   BRUNSWICK ARMS : 237 Well Street.  Bass Charrington.  DRAUGHT BASS. Small smart plushly furnished muisically oriented young people's pub. Cooked lunches/Musak/Beer garden.

 

E9  CHESHAM ARMS: 15 Mehetabel Road .  Free House.  FULLERS LONDON PRIDE, S SMITH'S OLD BREWERY BITTER WHITBREAD WETHERED, GREENE KING ABBOT ALE. Lively and friendly boozer with basic comforts; small, one bar. Snacks/Juke Box.

 

E9  Clarendon Arms: 86 Balcorne Street.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E9  Dagmar Arms: 47 Danesdale Road .  Watneys. No real ale!  

 

E9  Deuragon:: Shepherd’s Lane.  Watneys. No real ale!  

 

E9  Duke of Cambridge: 28 Loddiges Road.   Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E9  Duke of Devonshire: 72 Darnley Road.   Trumans. No real ale!  

 

E9  Duke of Wellington: 90 Morning Lane.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E9  Eagle: 103 Wick Lane .  Watneys. No real ale!  No longer sells real ale.

 

E9  Follies: 130 Lauriston Road .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!  Was Empress of India.

 

E9  Frampton Arms: 47 Well Street .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E9  Globe: 20 Morning Lane.  Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E9  Gun: 235 Well Street.   Whitbreads. No real ale!  Sells a lager called "Heatwave".

 

E9  KENTON ARMS: 38 Kenton Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Smart comfortable pub with imposing frontage. Popular with mixed ages; two bars. Worthington, despite pumps, is pressured.

 

E9  Lea Tavern: 90 White Post Lane .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E9  LORD NAPIER: 25 White Post Lane .  Allied Breweries.   BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Quiet two bar pub surrounded by factories. Food am/Pool/Musak/Juke Box.

 

E9  Lord Nelson: 143 Morning Lane.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E9   Manhattan: 69 Cadogan Terrace.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E9  NORTHUMBERLAND ARMS: 78 Well Street .  Courage. BEST AND DIRECTORS. One bar corner local, recently redecorated. Food am & om/ Darts/Musak/Live music/Pool.

 

E9  PENSHURST ARMS: 25 Penshurst Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Comfortable and friendly corner pub with U-shaped bar, and beige interior colour scheme. Snacks am & pm/ Darts/Pool/Shove h'p/Musak.

 

E9  Plough: 32 Homerton High Street .  Trumans. No real ale!  Truman Bitter & Best Bitter were expected to be installed in August 1983 in this friendly two bar basic Victorian pub with pleasing etched windows and tile mural outside the door to the public.

 

E9  Prince Edward: 97 Wick Lane .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E9  QUEENS HOTEL: 274 Victoria Park Road .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST. Large basic one bar pub situated on edge of Victoria Park. Food am/ Darts/Pool/Car Park/Garden.

 

E9  Rising Sun: 226 Morning Lane.  Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E9  ROYAL HOTEL: Lauriston Road.   Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. , TRUMANS BITTER. Comfortably furnished with dark brown velvet curtains, Smart one bar pub with games room. The name is asssociated with Victoria Park, visited by Queen Victoria, who passed through its Royal Gate. Also possibley an association with the Royal Marines.Snacks am & pm/Pool/Musak/Juke Box/Talent nite type live music. Snacks am & pm/Pool/Musak/Juke Box/Talent nite type live music.

 

E9  ROYAL STANDARD: 84 Victoria Park Road.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Very pleasant friendly two bar pub, comfortable but unpretentious, couriously quiet provincial type atmosphere. Snacks am & pm/Juke Box/Darts .

 

E9  Spread Eagle: 224 Homerton High Street .  Watneys. No real ale!  Despite London Bitter wording on the outside of the pub.

 

E9  STAG: 37 Brooksby's Walk.  Trumans.  TRUMANS MILD, TRUMANS BEST. Plush one bar corner pub with dark wood and brasses: real ale may not always be available. Piano/Pool/Musak.

 

E9  TIGER: 245 Wick Lane .  Young & Co.  YOUNGS BITTER, YOUNGS SPECIAL, WINTER WARMER (WINTER ONLY). Also real cider. Comfortable and friendly large two bar pub with red decor. Small darts bar. Food am/ Darts/Juke Box.

 

E9  TOP O' THE MORNING: 129 Cadogan Terrace.  Free House.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Comfortable svelvet seated one bar free house with separate pool area and stuffed animals over the bar. Used to be calledthe 'Mitford Castle'; the old pub sign remains, commorating a northern medieval fortress. Snacks am/ Darts/Pool/Musak/Country & Western Fri & Sun eves/Giitarist & singer Lulu style Sat eves. the 'Mitford Castle'; the old pub sign remains, commorating a northern medieval fortress. Snacks am/Darts /Pool/Musak/Country & Western Fri & Sun eves/Giitarist & singer Lulu style Sat eves.

 

E9  TWO BLACKBOYS: 171 Well Street.  Watneys.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, MANNS IPA Imposing pre-war estate type of pub. Snacks am/Pool/Darts/Musak/Occasional live music/Beer Garden.

 

E9   Victoria: 359 Wick Road.   Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E9  WELSH HARP: 32 Homerton Row.  Shepherd Neame.  SHEPHERD NEAME MASTER BREW. 4X. Busy renovated Victorian local. One bar modern brick-lined interior surrounding room style bar. Snacks am/Darts/Shove h'p/Musak.

 

E9  WHITE LION: 331 Wick Road .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. , TRUMANS MILD, SAMPSON. Availability of the Mild subject to doubt. A very interesting three bar pub with notable 1930s interior architecture and windows. Additional peculiarity is that it's under a flyover. Snacks am & pm (notable rolls)/Restaurant am/Darts.

 

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E10 Leyton

E10   ALMA: 50 Church Road.  Bass Charrington. CHARRINGTON IPA. One bar, pleasant pub with comfortable 'local' atmosphere. What used to be the public is now the darts area. The pub name refers to the river crossed by the British in their first victory in the Crimea Campaign 1854/5. Hot food and snacksam/Darts /Juke Box/Garden.

 

E10  Antelope: 201 Church Road .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Large two bar corner pub, live music at w/es. Real ale may not always be available. Pool/Musak.

 

E10  AUCTIONEERS: 596 Lea Bridge Road .  Free House.  AUCTIONEERS EVIL GREENE KING ABBOT ALE, S SMITH'S OLD BREWERY BITTER RUDDLES COUNTY, YOUNGS SPECIAL. Small busy one bar beer exhibition type pub with church pew seats, in the renovated building that used to be the Bootlegger off licence. Snacks am/Musak/Disco late eve/Garden.

 

E10  BAKERS ARMS: 575 Lea Bridge Road .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Large one bar pub. A former Cannon Brewery house. Pool/Juke Box/Live music Fri eves/Disco.

 

E10   Beaumont Arms : 31 Beaumont Road.  Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Lively two bar local with separate pool room. Darts /Pool/Garden/Car Park/Live misic.

 

E10  Coach & Horses: 391 High Road.  Charrington. Signs indicate real ale but none is available.

 

E10  Greyhound: 91 Lea Bridge Road .  Allied Breweries.  ALLIED BREWERIES ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, REAL CIDER. Large two bar pub popular with motorcyclists. Disco Thurs & Fri/Near Lea Bridge BR Station.

 

E10  Hare & Hounds: 282 Lea Bridge Road.  Bass Charrington.. Has handpumps but real ale apparently no longer served.

 

E10  HOLLY BUSH: 32 Grange Road .  Allied Breweries.  ALLIED BREWERIES ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Lively and friendly two bar pubwith large excellent public and smaller, comfortable lounge. Darts/Snacks at all times/Pool upstairs/Pleasant Garden.

 

E10  LION & KEY: 475 High Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Two bar disco type pub. Darts/Pool/Juke Box.

 

E10  LORD CLYDE: 175 Capworth Street.  Allied Breweries.. No longer does real ale.

 

E10   NANCYS: 559 Lea Bridge Road .  Free House.  DIRECTORS BITTER. Wine bar/restaurant.

 

E10  OLIVER TWIST: 90 Church Road.  Whitbread.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Station corner pub with DJ. Decorated with old mirrors, Toby jugs and Dickensian prints. Historically the pub's name is as much associated with Oliver Goldsmith, the eighteenth century novelist and playwright, as with the Dickens novel. Snacks Mon-Sat am & pm?Lunches am/Disco/Garden/Function Room. t am & pm?Lunches am/Disco/Garden/Function Room.

 

E10  PRINCE OF WALES: 777 High Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Real ale availability was in doubt in mid 1983 as handpump waited to be repaired. Comfortable large one bar pub with pleasant gilded ornanmentation. Snacks am/Pool/Musak/Darts /Outside seating.

 

E10  THREE BLACKBIRDS: 640 High Road.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST.  Trumans Sampson Trumans Bitter. Very large comfortable two bar pub with snooker hall. Snacks am & pm/Darts /Poll/Juke Box/Live music at w/es/Large garden with bar hatch,childrens' swings etc.board. Lounge vastly extensive with two more pool board. Lounge vastly extensive with two more pool

 

E10   Wakefield Arms : 14 Park Road.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E10  William IV: 816 High Road .  Allied Breweries. Handpump but no real ale.

 

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E11 Leytonstone

E11   BELL: 468 Leytonstone High Road.   Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Large multi-bar pub. Comfortable, with mock beams and low lighting. Snacks/Wine & cocktail bar/Outside seating.

 

E11  BIRKBECK TAVERN: 45 Langthorne Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Opens half hour late Sat am & pm. Back of Leyton Station. Fairly basic two bar locals' Victorian pub with renewed reputation for its beer. Musak/Pool/Juke Box/Function Room.

 

E11  Britannia: 493 Leytonstone High Road .  Whitbread. No real ale!   

 

E11  BRITISH QUEEN: 63 New Wanstead.  Watney Combe.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, MANNS IPA WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, RUDDLES COUNTY . Large dimly lit one bar pub with pseudo olde oak beam style in suburban area. Musak.

 

E11  COLEGRAVE ARMS: 145 Cann Hall Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Friendly three bar pub. Musak/Pool.

 

E11  COWLEY ARMS: 483 Leytonstone High Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Large Irish flavoured pub with live music at weekends. Handpumps have no clips.

 

E11  CROWN: 692 Leytonstone High Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Large comfortably furnished one bar pub. The original pub was demolished in the late Vitorian era: the pub name is thought to from King Charles II's association with the Leytonstone where he used to come for hunting.Note the interesting clock in the middle of the bar. Burgers am & pm/Pool/Juke Box. Note the interesting clock in the middle of the bar. Burgers am & pm/Pool/Juke Box.

 

E11  CUCKFIELD HOTEL: 31 Wanstead High Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT DRAUGHT BASS. Pleasant quiet basic friendly two bar pub. Notable Edwardian skylight dome in the lounge. Windows carry the Wenlock name.Lunches. to 2.30pm/Darts /Shovehalfpenny. Lunches. to 2.30pm/ Darts/Shovehalfpenny.

 

E11  DUKE OF EDINBURGH: 79 Nightingale Lane .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE, BURTON ALE. Busy and comfortable friendly two bar pub with very narrow public bar. Snacks am/Pool/Small outdoor seating area with avairy.

 

E11  EAGLE HOTEL: 76 Holly Bush Hill.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Large imposing pub in prominent position near busy road with large bars and extensive garden to the side. Restaurant/Darts /Musak?Live Folk/Function room.

 

E11  ELMS: 566 Leytonstone High Road .  Watneys.  MANNS IPA WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Young people's musically orientated establishment. Loud music in main bar.

 

E11   George Hotel: High Street Wanstead.  Trumans. No real ale!   Opposite Wanstead Tube.

 

E11  Green Man: 762 Leytonstone High Road  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E11  HALFWAY HOUSE: 345 Leytonstone High Road.  Watneys.  MANNS IPA WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Comfortable one bar modern house. Pool/Darts / Shove halfpenny/Juke Box.

 

E11  HEATHCOTE ARMS: 344 Grove Green Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Somewhat spartan public, rather plush lounge. Pool orientated. Darts/Juke Box/Pool/Live music.

 

E11  Laurel & Hardy: 419 Leytonstone High Road.  Courage. No real ale!  Formerly the Plough & Harrow

 

E11  Lord Rookwood: 314 Cann Hall Road.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!  Handpump but no real ale. Was in the guide mistakenly as the Lord Rockwood.

 

E11  NIGHTINGALE: 51 Nightingale Lane .  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Small two bar pub, rather crowded & slightly pricey but very interesting. Richly decorated lounge, unspoilt public. The pub frontsonto a grass square. Working or skimp clothing not welcome in the lounge. Darts/Musak. onto a grass square. Working or skimp clothing not welcome in the lounge. Darts/Musak.

 

E11  NORTHCOTE HOTEL: 110 Grove Green Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Basic but friendly three bar corner local. Darts/Pool/Dominoes.

 

E11  NORTH STAR: 24 Browning Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Small friendly two bar local with comfortable lounge and lively unspoilt plain public. Snacks/Darts/Juke Box.

 

E11  Red Lion: 640 Leytonstone High Road .  Allied Breweries. A lively young prsons' pub which as of July 1983 was being renovated with the possibility of real ale being installed thereafter.

 

E11  SIR ALFRED HITCHCOCK HOTEL: 145 Whipps Cross Road.  Free House.  DIRECTORS BITTER, WHITBREAD WETHERED, GREENE KING ABBOT ALE, YOUNGS SPECIAL.  L-shaped bar is at the back of the building, opposite the car park. Much Hitchcock memorabilia. Separate restaurant. Garden.

 

E11  THATCHED HOUSE: 245 High Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Two bar house with a small public bar, and large L-shaped lounge which has boxing photos on the walls. Handpumps in lounge only. Snacks/Darts .

 

E11  WOODBINE: 34 High Street .  Free House.  YOUNGS BITTER. A wine bar. Hot food am.

 

E11  WOODHOUSE TAVERN: 119 Harrow Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Two bar locals' pub. Pool/Darts .

 

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E12 Manor Park

E12  AVENUE HOTEL: 90 Church Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Large renovated lively three bar Victorian corner pub. A small comfortable bar with dartboard is entered from Chuch Road , The basic public bar from the door opposite, and a large busy lounge bar from Browning Road. Leading off the lounge is a pooland snooker room. Pool/Darts /Musak. and snooker room. Pool/ Darts/Musak.

 

E12  BLAKESLEY ARMS: 53 Station Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Friendly darts oriented house with small public bar and large comfortable lounge to rear. Snacks am/Darts /Musak.

 

E12  Burnell Arms: 241 High Street North.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E12  Earl of Essex: 616 Romford Road.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E12  GOLDEN FLEECE: 166 Capel Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG BITTER, MANNS IPA    Large L-shaped bar with numerous snugs, beams and chintz furniture. The pubhas Wanstead Flats to the front, and an extensive beer garden, suitable for children, to the rear. Very popular at weekends, especially in good weather.Hot food am/Snacks/Darts/Beer garden/Musak. Hot food am/Snacks/ Darts/Beer garden/Musak.

 

E12  Ruskin Arms: 386 High Street North .  Bass Charrington. Plenty of rock but no real ale.

 

E12  Star: 30 Snowshill Road .  Watneys. As of July 1983 the handpump remained but no real ale.

 

E12  THREE RABBITS: 833 Romford Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Large and loud three bar house with nightly rock bands. Snacks am/Musak/Pool/Live music.

 

E12  Victoria Cross: Jack Cornwell Street.  Allied Breweries. Friendly place but real ale is no longer served.

 

E12  WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR: 628/630 Romford Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Real ale may not always be available. Smartly decorated beamed interior with young clientele. Musak.

 

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E13 Plaistow

E13  ABBEY ARMS: 484 Barking Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Large Victorian corner pub. A small and quiet bar entered from New Barn Street conrtains a dart board, while the rest of the pub consists of a large L-shaped bar wiht pool tables at one end. The Gents urinals are of architectural/historial note; theub takes its name from a medieval abbey which used to be nearby. Snacks am/ Darts/Pool/Live music Fri & Sat Eves. ub takes its name from a medieval abbey which used to be nearby. Snacks am/Darts/Pool/Live music Fri & Sat Eves.

 

E13  Army & Navy: 12 New Barn Street.  Allied Breweries. No longer serves real ale.

 

E13  BLACK LION: 59 Plaistow High Street .  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Parts of this pleasant comfortable two bar pub arfe 400 years old, although the exterior has been substantially repainted (note the artificial window that's been added. The two bars are both well furnished and lounge type in atmosphere; exotic fish tanks are no longer present. Food am & pm/ Darts/Musak. anks are no longer present. Food am & pm/Darts /Musak.

 

E13  CASTLE: 546 Barking Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Rreputedly named after Anne Boleyn's residence at Upton Park. Large, fairly basic two bar pub. Darts/Pool.

 

E13  Coach & Horses: 100 High Street.  Watneys.. Handpump but no real ale.

 

E13  DT's: 749 Barking Road.  Free House.  TOLLY COBBOLD BITTER. A young people's wine bar around the corner from Green Street .

 

E13  Duke of Cumberland: 101 Cumberland Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E13  Duke of Edinburgh: 9 Jutland Road.   Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E13  Duke of Edinburgh: 299 Green Street.   Bass Charrington.. No longer serves real ale.

 

E13  EARL DERBY: 113 London Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Situated in a residential road; has a basic, bustling public bar and U-shaped, well furnished , lounge. A friendly place. Darts/Pool/Musak/Live music Sat eves.

 

E13  EARL OF BEACONSFIELD: 211 Grange Road.   Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Comfortable and friendly one bar corner pub in isolated residential area about 10 minutes walk from Plaistow Tube. DArts.

 

E13  FORESTERS ARMS: 9 Whitwell Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE, FRIARY MEUX BEST BITTER. A modern lively side street local. The public is very spartan, the lounge, in orange lighting and decor, is plush. Darts/Pool/Musak/Snacks.

 

E13  GOLDEN LION: 343 Barking Road.  Watneys.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Small and friendly informally comfortable one bar local. Darts /Snacks am/Piano/Vocalist & band weekend eves/Outdoor seating area.

 

E13  GREEN GATE: 523 Barking Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Fairly basic, bustling, two bar corner house set back from the road. Darts /Pool/Seafood stall.

 

E13  LAMB: 85 Pelly Road .  Allied Breweries.  ALLIED BREWERIES ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER.   Modern friendly two bar pub wiith white exterior wooden cladding and pinewood and plastic interior.

 

E13  Libra Arms: 53 Stratford Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E13  Lord Raglan: 9 High Street .  Courage. Handpump but no real ale.

 

E13  LORD STANLEY: 15 St Mary's Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER. Isolated but friendly pub with plush and roomy lounge, spartan public, Ganes oriented; has a Deep Sea Fishing Club. DArts /Pool/Garden with childrens' murals on walls.

 

E13   PRINCE ALBERT: 135 Broadway.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, RUDDLES COUNTY . Comfortable public bar has the Stag; an extension to the pub, entered separately, has the Ruddles County .

 

E13  PRINCE OF WALES: 35 Princes Terrace.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST. Detached modern brick facade pub on the edge of a housing estate. Very comfrotable and quiet lounge, plain but funtional public bar with boxing photos. Pool.

 

E13   QUEENS: 410 Green Street.  Allied Breweries.  BURTON ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Opens 6pm weekday eves, 7pm Sat eves. A large modern two-level pub (no real ale downstairs) next to Queen's Market. Hot lunches.

 

E13  RAFFLES: 244 Barking Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Real ale may not always be available. One bar pub with dark decoratons and paraphernalia of mirrors and stuffed animals on the walls. Darts /Hot snacks.

 

E13  RED HOUSE: 299 Barking Road.  Trumans.  TRUMANS MILD, TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  SAMPSON. Thriving three bar locals' pub: basic, friendly public bar, quiet 'private bar' for talking or meetings and flock-wallpapered lounge bar with music. Formerly the Northumberland Arms.Snacks/Darts /Pool?Live music in lounge, Fri & Sat eves. Snacks/Darts/Pool?Live music in lounge, Fri & Sat eves.

 

E13  Red Lion: 140 Balaam Street .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E13  SPORTSMAN (GREYHOUND & HARE): 174 Balaam Street.  Watneys.. This pub appears to have been missed !  

 

E13 The Sultan: 112 Grange Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E13  SWAN: 1 Balaam Street .  Allied Breweries.  ALLIED BREWERIES ALE, Burton MAINLINE. Comfortable and friendly one bar pub with roofed U-shaped bar; mock Tudor style. The name is associated with the coat of arms of the d Mandeville family who used to own property in the area. Musak/ Darts

 

E13  Upton Manor Tavern: 48 Plashet Road.  Bass Charrington. Charrington ral ale was expected to be resumed by the new management of the pub in autumn 1982.

 

E13   VICTORIA TAVERN : 28 High Street.  Watneys.  MANNS IPA. Modern two bar pub with smart interior and clientele. Snacks am/ Darts/Pool/DJ weekend eves.

 

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E14 Poplar

E14  ABERFELDY TAVERN: 26 Aberfeldy Road.   Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Comfortably furnished recently renovated modern estate pub in a shopping parade. Tap and saloon bars. Iron mangles, gas masks, bed steads, and other metal objects hang from the walls.Snacks am & pm MOn-Fri, hot food am/Live music Fri-Sun/Function room. Snacks am & pm MOn-Fri, hot food am/Live music Fri-Sun/Function room.

 

E14  AFRICAN TAVERN: 48 Grundy Street.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Pleasant and interesting place with items of historic interest: a plaque tells the story of a slave freed by President Lincoln in 1863 and there's a note about a former window closed to avoid window tax.Hot & cold food at all times/Live music at w/es. Hot & cold food at all times/Live music at w/es.

 

E14  Anchor & Hope: 41 West Ferry Road.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E14  BEEHIVE: 12 Robin Hood Lane .  Courage.  DIRECTORS BITTER. One bar pub with old phoneos of the East End on the walls. Real ale may not always be available. Darts/Musak.

 

E14  Black Horse: 27 Ropemaker's Fields.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  BLACKSMITHS ARMS: 25 West Ferry Road.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, THEAKSTON BEST BITTER. Renovated place, one bar, small long & narrow. Food am/Darts/Live music Sat eve/Musak.

 

E14  Buccaneer: 73 West India Dock Road .  Free House.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, MAINLINE, YOUNGERS IPA, YOUNGS SPECIAL, WHITBREAD WETHERED. Formerly 'The Blue Posts', this new conversion is interesting, if somwhat startling. Both bars have a cave shape, with green slivers of glass hanging from the ceiling.Snacks am/Darts /Musak/Live music at w/es. Snacks am/ Darts/Musak/Live music at w/es.

 

E14  Bootys: 92a Narrow Street  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  British Oak: 28 Robin Hood Lane .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!  Adnams Bitter     

 

E14   Brunswick Arms : 78 Blackwell Way.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  Builders Arms: 162 Brownfield Street.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E14  Charlie Browns: 116 West India Dock Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. The pub takes the name of a former licensee who was a clebrated figure in the area until his death in 1932. Seamen left their money with him while abroad and traded curios from their travels, for drinks. Many items from the resulting hoard of paraphernalia used to be on show in the pub, including old weapons, matchboxes opium pipes asd so on. Sadly these were divided anong the licensee's family and are no longer to be seen. The pub today consists of one, very basic, noisy bar, frequented by locals. rnalia used to be on show in the pub, including old weapons, matchboxes opium pipes asd so on. Sadly these were divided anong the licensee's family and are no longer to be seen. The pub today consists of one, very basic, noisy bar, frequented by locals.

 

E14  Chimes: 212 Hind Grove.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  City Arms: 1 West Ferry Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  Connant Arms: 41 Stainsby Road.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E14  CROWN: 667 Commercial Road .  Free House.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Well used single red flocked bar. Snacks/Pool/Musak

 

E14  Cubitt Arms: 262 Manchester Road .  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E14   Dorset Arms : 379 Manchester Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  Earl of Ellesmere: 36 Ellesmere Street.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E14   Enterprise: 145 Three Colt Street .  Watneys. No real ale!

 

E14  FALCON: 202 East India Dock Road .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST.  SAMPSON. Comfortable lounge inside; intersting old exterior featuring Hanbury, Buxton & Co. Very friendly. Snacks am/Pool/Musak.

 

E14  Ferry House: 26 Ferry Street .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E14  FESTIVAL INN: 71 Grundy Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  Friendly modern estate pub in Chrisp Street Market area. Two bars. The name commomorates the Festival of Britain held in London in 1951. Food am/ Darts/Musak/Juke Box/Live music w/es.

 

E14  Festive Briton: 55 Chrisp Street.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  FIVE BELLS & BLADEBONE: 27 Three Colt Street.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE, BURTON ALE. In a side street near an intersting old Gothic style building, this one bar establishment is comfortable and crammed with nautical paraphernalia. Five Bells is nautical equivalent of aternoon closing time at 2.30pm and the rest of the name refers tothe previous use of the site as a slaughterhouse. Snacks/Darts /Musak. the previous use of the site as a slaughterhouse. Snacks/Darts/Musak.

 

E14  Foresters Arms: 253 St Leonards Road.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E14  Freemasons Arms: 96/8 Salmon Lane.   Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E14   Galloway Arms : 43 Thomas Road.  Allied Breweries. Has hand pump but no longer does real ale.

 

E14  GEORGE: 114 Glengall Grove.  Watneys.  MANNS IPA. Smart and clean three bar pub. Old East End photos in public. Snacks/Pool/Darts/Juke Box.

 

E14  George IV: 7 Ida Street .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  GRAPES: 76 Narrow Street .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE, BURTON ALE. Popular shop fronted historic riverside pub, small with one bar; has balcony at the back with panoramic view down the Thames. According to some, the pub dates back to the 16th century and claims to be the pub maed as 'The Jolly Fellowship Porters' in Dickens novel 'Our Mutual Friend'. More recently, the pub was reputed to be the destination of the 'Gang of Four' as they faced the press after siging the Limehouse Declaration. Food am (upstairs restaurant). n Dickens novel 'Our Mutual Friend'. More recently, the pub was reputed to be the destination of the 'Gang of Four' as they faced the press after siging the Limehouse Declaration. Food am (upstairs restaurant).

 

E14  Green Man: 72 Poplar High Street .  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E14   GREENWICH PENSIONER : 2 Bazeley Street.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Sat eves opens 8pm. Quiet basic but comfortable modestly furnished locals' establishment, with one bar. Snacks am/DArts/Live piano Sat eves/Juke Box.

 

E14   GUILDFORD ARMS : 93 Goldalming Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Basic public bar, comfortable lounge with prints of old London. Snacks/Live music Sat & Sun/Musak.

 

E14  GUN: 27 Coldharbour Lane .  Allied Breweries.  THEAKSTON BEST BITTER, MAINLINE. Renovated with three bars including basic old fashioned public. Pub is by the river at the Isle of Dogs, and is supposed to hve been a meeting place for Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton. Name is associated with opening of West India Import Dock in 1802.The first shio, named after Henry Addington fired her guns as she was haled in, Reputedly haunted. Darts/Juke Box. The first shio, named after Henry Addington fired her guns as she was haled in, Reputedly haunted. Darts/Juke Box.

 

E14  Hope & Anchor: 14 Newby Place.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  KINGSBRIDGE ARMS: 154/6 West Ferry Road .  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Formerly the 'Eastern Hotel', this is a brightly lit hospitable public bar, long restaurant type lounge bar. Lunches/Snacks pm/Musak/Darts .

 

E14  LONDONER: Harbour Island-Marsh Wall  Free House.  YOUNGERS IPA. Rather pricey disco type pub with dancing floor, on corner of East & West India Dock Roads. Restaurant /Snacks/Strippers Sun Luntimes.

 

E14  LOVAT ARMS: 301 Burdett Road .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. Comfortable one bar, lounge type and which has a ships theme with prints displayed around the walls. Snacks/Musak.

 

E14  Lord Nelson: 1 Manchester Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E14  LORD STANLEY: 55 Carmen Street.  Watneys.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, MANNS IPA Small locals' estate pub. Piano & songs at weekends.

 

E14  Magnet & Dewdrop: 194 West Ferry Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  Manor Arms: 150 East India Dock Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  Marshall Keate: 29 Preston's Road  Watneys. Has pump but no real ale.

 

E14  NORTH POLE: 74 Manilla Street .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  OLD SHIP: 17 Barnes Street .  Watneys.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, RUDDLES COUNTY. Small recently renovated one bar local in restored Georgian square. Lunches/Musak.

 

E14   OPORTO TAVERN : 43 West India Dock Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Long narrow one bar house, frequented by young people. Lunches/Snacks/Musak.

 

E14   PHOENIX: 104 East India Dock Road .  Allied Breweries.  ALLIED BREWERIES ALE. Small recently redecorated L-shaped bar with notable stuffed turtle. Busy young people's pub at weekends. Meals at lunchtime//Musak/DJ at weekends.

 

E14  Pier Tavern: 293 Manchester Road .  Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E14  Plums Two: 477 East India Dock Road   Free House. This used to be a home brew pub and then a dancing showbar selling real ale brewed by a new brewery, UXB, but it shut in mid 1983, and the future type of pub is uncertain.

 

E14  PRINCE ALFRED: 86 Locksley Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. Friendly two-bar locals' pub. Darts /Musak/Juke Box/Live music.

 

E14  Prince Regent: 81 Salmon Lane.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E14  Princess of Wales: 130 Brownfield Street .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14   Queens: 571 Manchester Road.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E14   Queens Head : 491 The Highway.  Watneys. No real ale!

 

E14  QUEENS HEAD: 8 Flamborough Street .  Young & Co.  YOUNGS BITTER, YOUNGS SPECIAL, WINTER WARMER (WINTER ONLY). Popular local in restored Georgian square. Two bars. Food am/Darts/Snacks am & pm/Musak.

 

E14  RAILWAY TAVERN: 576 Commercial Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Comfortable and quiet one bar house which takes its name from the the London & Blackwall railway which opened in 1862. Darts/Musak.

 

E14  Resolute Tavern: 210 Poplar High Street.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E14  Richard Cobden: 34 Repton Street.  Watneys. Handpumps are ornamental only but apparently light up!  

 

E14  Robert Burns: 248 West Ferry Road.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E14  ROSE & CROWN: 17 Pennyfields.  Watneys.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, RUDDLES COUNTY. Recently renovated two bar plush place.

 

E14  ROYAL CHARLIE: 116 Chrisp Street.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Real ale may not always be available. One bar mock Tudor. Darts.

 

E14  ROYAL NAVY: 53 Salmon Lane .  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, MANNS IPA WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Comfortable, small , country style house, all one br; believed to be the only pub so named in England. Does 'cheap beer of the week' offers. Hot food am/Snacks am & pm/Darts /Musak.

 

E14  Sabbarton Arms: 99 Upper North Street.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  St Leonards Arms: 162 St Leonards Road.  Trumans. No real ale!   Closed

 

E14  SHIP: 290 West Ferry Road .  Watneys.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Comfortable one bar lounge type family hnouse. Snacks/Juke Box.

 

E14  Sir Charles Napier: 697 Commercial Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  SIR JOHN FRANKLIN: 269 East India Dock Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Large two bar place, lounge dark but comfortable. Snacks am/DJ weekday eves/Strippers Fri-Sun lunchtime/Pool.

 

E14  Star of the East: 805 Commercial Road.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E14  Steam Ship: 24 Naval Row.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  TOOKE ARMS: 165 West Ferry Road .  Watneys.  MANNS IPA. Large modern two bar estate pub. Pool/Darts.

 

E14  Volunteer: 238 East India Dock Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E14  Vulcan: 240 West Ferry Road .  Free House. May sell real ale although no handpumps visible.

 

E14  WATERMANS ARMS: 1 Glenaffric Avenue.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON ALE. Renovated in Victorian/Edwardian style, this smart pub is now mainly disco. Two bars. Food am & pm/Disco in eves.

 

E14   Wellington Arms : 145 St. Leonard 's Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  WHITE HORSE: 9 Poplar High Street .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. Large comfortable quiet one bar house with fine 1928 facace and horse statue at the front. Darts.

 

E14  White Swan: 556 Commercial Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  White Swan: 130 Blackwall Way .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E14  YOUNG PRINCE: 60 Cordelia Street.  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Large modern estate pub. Real ale may not always be available. Snacks am all days; lunches Mon-Sat/Live music Sat.

 

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E15 Stratford

E15  Adam & Eve: 126 Abbey Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E15  Albert House: 39 Forest Lane.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E15  Angel: 21 Church Street .  Bass Charrington.   SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Smart black and white exterior. Hangar shaped black-ceilinged public; small red flock lounge containing dartboard and  wall mounted muskets. Stands in the gounds of a twelfth century Cistercian monastery (demolished). Pool/Darts .

 

E15  Bakers Arms: 70 Pitchford Street .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E15  BLACK BULL: 13 Broadway.  Watneys.  MANNS IPA. Formerly Mooro's, this is a smart young people's musically oriented pub done out inside in navy and salmon pink. Food am/Games etc.

 

E15  BAY TREE: 59 Vicarage Lane .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Comfortably furnished reasonably quiet one bar corner house. Darts .

 

E15  BLACK BULL: 13 Broadway.  Watneys.  MANNS IPA. Formerly Mooro's, this is a smart young people's musically oriented pub done out inside in navy and salmon pink. Food am/Games etc.

 

E15  Britannia: 2 Plaistow Grove.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E15  BRITISH LION: 46 West Ham Lane.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Quite modern friendly pub, very bot on darts. Plushly furnished lounge; fairly basic public is entered from side street. Darts/Musak.

 

E15  BUILDERS ARMS: 302 High Street.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Friendly spartan two bar corner pub brightly lit and quiet. Snacks am & pm/ Darts/Shove h'penny/Juke box.

 

E15  Burford Arms: 11 Burford Street.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E15  Canteen: 195 Vicarage Lane   Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E15  CARPENTERS ARMS: 17 Carpenters Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Two bar pub with piano in lounge. Dats/Musak.

 

E15  Cart & Horses: 1 Maryland Point.  Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E15  Castle: 156 Leyton Road   Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E15   Charleston: 16 Leytonstone Road .  Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E15  CHATSWORTH ARMS: 27 Chatsworth Road.  Watneys.  MANNS IPA. Busy one bar pub. Lunches/Snacks am & pm/Pool/Darts /Juke Box/Garden.

 

E15  CHEVY CHASE: 11 Leytonstone Road .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON ALE. Small rather loud one bar pub filled with paraphernalia. Mainly a young people's haunt. Food am.

 

E15  CHOBHAM ARMS: 62 Chobham Road.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST.  Comfortable and spacious, friendly locals' pub. Snacks/ Darts/Musak/Function room upstairs.

 

E15  DEW DROP INN: 22 Brydges Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Small cosy one bar local. Snacks am/ Darts/Musak.

 

E15  Eagle: 157 Chobham Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E15  EDWARD VII: 47 The Broadway.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Large busy and comforable pub. Public bar is at the front of the pub, the lounge on two levels, at the back. The pub used to be called the King of Prussia until, with the advent of the First World War, it became necessary to find a more suitable namename. Popular with teachers and Council staff. Snacks till about 10pm. Mon-Fri , lunches Mon-Fri/Darts/Musak. name. Popular with teachers and Council staff. Snacks till about 10pm. Mon-Fri , lunches Mon-Fri/ Darts/Musak.

 

E15   ESSEX ARMS : 82 Leytonstone Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, Bass Two bar quaint pub full of antique style decorations and sedate clientele. Snacks am & pm/Darts /Musak.

 

E15   Falmouth Arms : 53 Maryland Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E15  FLAPPERS: Temple Mill Lane.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. This secluded nitespot for musically oriented young people has changed its name frequently over the fast few years.

 

E15  Foresters Arms: 49 Waddington Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E15  GREEN GATE: 225/227 High Street.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Basic two bar pub. Darts/Pool.

 

E15  GREEN MAN: 196 High Street .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  Very large but crowded and noisy modern pub in prominent corner position on north side of the High Street.

 

E15  Greyhound: 136 West Ham Lane .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E15  KING HAROLD: 116 High Road , Leyton.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Busy one bar working pub near Leyton Tube Station. Snacks am/Pool/Disco//Juke Box/Garden.

 

E15  KINGS HEAD: 15 Church Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. On a corner opposite a church, this is a large comfortable but quiet pub popular with locals. There is one cirular bar. Snacks am & pm/ Darts/Pool/Piano & vocals Sat & Sun Eve.

 

E15  LORD HENNIKER: 119 The Grove.  Bass Charrington.   SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Single mock Tudor bar, crowded at weekends. Snacks/Musak/Darts.

 

E15  MANBY ARMS: 19 Water Lane .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Very friendly and comfortable locals' one bar refurbished pub which came close to demolition a few years ago but has fortunately been saved. Darts/Pool/Musak/Childrens' room/Outside seating area.

 

E15  Pigeons Hotel: 120/122 Romford Road.  Bass Charrington.. No longer serves real ale.

 

E15  Princess Amelia: 80 Henniker Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E15  PRINCESS OF WALES: 25 West Ham Lane.   Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, BURTON ALE, MAINLINE. Very plush velvet seated lounge bar with smart clientele Saturday nights: basic comfotable public bar. Lavatories in lounge bar only. Lunches/Snacks am & pm/Darts /Pool.

 

E15  QUEENS HEAD: 5 West Ham Lane .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Basically comfortable red furnished lounge and spartan but friendly public. Snacks/ Darts.

 

E15  Railway Tavern: 196 Plaistow Road.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E15  RAILWAY TAVERN: 131 Angel Lane.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Large Victorian corner pub just over the bridge from Statford town centre. Spacious lounge, comfrtable but unpretentious; spartan public/games room to rear. A very pleasant pub. Hot lunches/Snacks am & pm/ Darts/Pool/Musak.

 

E15   Royal Oak: 83 Leytonstone Road .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E15  SPARROWS: North Mall - Stratford Shopping Centre.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Modern pub with seating outside. Lunches/Pool.

 

E15  Spread Eagle: Leywick Street.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E15  Steamcoach Buffet: Platforms 6/8 Stratford BR Station.  Free House.  TOLLY COBBOLD ORIGINAL, MAINLINE. Small and friendly basic bar. Food am & pm.

 

E15  STEAMSHIP: 14 Bramall Close  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Small detached pub with pleasant Victorian facade. Plush two bar red flock interior, one bar has mock Tudor ceiling & dartboard; the other is plainer with fireplace. Snacks/Disco occasionally/Musak/Darts .

 

E15  SWAN: 31 The Broadway.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG BITTER. Dimily lit fefurbished place. Lunches/Function room.

 

E15  Telegraph: 51 Church Street .  Watneys.. Handpumps are non operational.

 

E15  THEATRE ROYAL BAR: Gerry Raffles Square.  Free House.  CHARLES WELLS BOMBARDIER, BEDFORD BITTER. The bar is at the end of the corridor that runs past the box office. The box office faces into Salway road off Great Eastern Road. Brightly furnished with an outside seating area, the bar is open to the public as well as theatre goers.

 

E15  Toby Tavern: 81 Portway.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E15  TWO BREWERS: 197 High Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Pleasantly modernised pub. Meals am & pm/Musak.

 

E15  TWO PUDDINGS: 27 The Broadway.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER. Busy musically oriented pub; whose name may derive from stories about the catering generosity of meaness of some bygone licensee. Lunches/Beer Grden.

 

E15  WOODMAN: 119/121 High Street.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. A 1930's two bar pub used mainly by workers on the industrial estate around the Bow Flyover. Lunches/Snacks am & pm/Darts/Juke Box/Occasional live music.

 

E15   Yorkshire Grey : 335/337 High Street .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!

 

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E16 Silvertown

E16  Anchor: 20 Star Lane .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E16  ARTFUL DODGER: 273 Victoria Dock Road  Free House.  TOLLY COBBOLD BITTER, TOLLY COBBOLD WINTER ALE, TOLLY COBBOLD MILD. Real ale may not always be available. Renovated one bar establishment, quite large, with white and orange-brown colour scheme. Bright and reasonably quiet. Unsed to be the Railway Tavern. Snacks am & pm/Restauranant/Ddarts/Pool/Shove H'penny/JukeBox. Box.

 

E16  Beckton Arms: 8 Beckton Road .  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Modern smart and comfortable place with two well furnished bars. Ral ale may not always be available. Hot food am Mon-Fri/Snacks eve/Darts/Pool/Juke Box.

 

E16  Bentleys: 23 Barking Road  Courage. No real ale!  Used to be the Bridge House

 

E16  British Flag: 190 Victoria Dock Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Quiet two bar local in housing estate. Hot lunches/Snackes am & pm/ Darts/Pool/Live music Fri eve/Disco/Juke Box/Garden.

 

E16   CALIFORNIA: 12 Albert Road.   Free House.  YOUNGS SPECIAL, GREENE KING ABBOT ALE, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Renovated in mock Tudor style, this is a friendly split level house. Licensees changed in mid 1983 but the standard of real ale has been maintained. Darts 'Pool/Musac/Juke Box (Golden Oldies)

 

E16  Chandelier: 61 Victoria Dock Road .  Watneys. No real ale!  Still closed.

 

E16   Connaught Tavern : 11 Connaught Road.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E16   DARTMOUTH ARMS : 162 Bidder Street.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Real ale may not always be available. Busy backstreet two bar pub. Snacks/Pool/Darts.

 

E16   Durham Arms : 24 Stephenson Street.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E16   ESSEX ARMS : 92 Victoria Dock Road.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Isolated but friendly pub amidst dockland commercial building. Lunches/Darts /Pool/Musak.

 

E16  Flying Scud: 76 Rathbone Street .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E16  Freemasons' Tavern: 271 Victoria Dock Road.  Courage. No real ale!  Closed.

 

E16  GRAVING DOCK TAVERN: 353 North Woolwich Road.  Watneys.  WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Pleasant comfortably furnished place which seems disco tyoe but usually isn't. One bar with games room off. Snacks & hot food am Mon-Fri/Darts/Pool/Musak/Juke Box.

 

E16  Ground Rent Tavern: 62 Rogers Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E16  Hallsville Tavern: 57 Hallsville Road.  Free House. No real ale!  Rree House which no longer sells real ale despite Shepherd Neame insignia outside and may be changing ownership. Closed in mid 1983.

 

E16   Henley Arms : 268 Albert Road.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!  Charr IPA.  

 

E16  Huntingdon Arms: 66 Burke Street.  Bass Charrington. Has a real ale sign outside but sells no real ale.

 

E16  JUBILEE TAVERN: 9 Barnwood Court.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Real ale may not always be available. Modern tow var estate pub wiht interesting ceiling and a wall packed with old East London photos. Food am & pm/ Darts/Pool/Juke Box/Disco/Live Music.

 

E16  Marquis of Salisbury: 110 Hermit Road.   Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E16  New Gog: Freemasons Road.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E16   Nottingham Arms : 371 Prince Regent Lane.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E16  ORDNANCE ARMS: 110 Barking Road.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BEST. Real ale may not always be available. Busy and basic two bar pub. Snacks/ Darts/Pool/Live Music at w/es, family type.

 

E16  PAULS HEAD: 1 Watford Road .  Watneys.  MANNS IPA. Real ale may not always be available. Detached lead lighted red brick pub with two bars, orange decor.

 

E16  Peacock: 113 Freemasons Road .  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E16  PITT'S HEAD: 2 Fords Park Road .  Bass Charrington.   SPRINGFIELD BITTER. Comfortable two bar locals' pub with red patterned wallpaper and, in lounge, interesting brass three legged table with dolphin design. Is refreshingly quiet on Saturday eves. Snacks am & pm/Darts/Pool/Occasional live piano.

 

E16  Prince Alfred: 15 Shirley Street.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E16  Prince of Wales: 388 Prince Regent Lane.  Whitbreads. No real ale!   

 

E16  Princess Alexandra: 219 Barking Road.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E16  Railway Hotel: 2 Connaught Road.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!   

 

E16  RAM TAVERN: 26 North Woolwich Road .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST.  During the early part of the week this tends to be a fairly quiet pub, but from Thursday to Sunday, in the evenings, when live music is put on, it becomes a crowded vibrant full blooded East End local. There is one large U-shaped bar. Darts /Pool/Musak/Live music Thurs-Sun eves. k/Live music Thurs-Sun eves.

 

E16  ROSE OF DENMARK: 78 Shirley Street.   Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER. Small friendly and comfortable one bar isolated local. Snacks am/ Darts/Pool/Musak/Juke Box.

 

E16  Roundhouse: 19 Woolwich Manor Way .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E16  Royal Albert: 74 Albert Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E16   Royal Oak: 83 Woodman Street.   Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E16   Royal Oak: 67 Barking Road.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E16  Royal Pavilion Hotel: 2 Pier Road.  Courage. No real ale!   

 

E16  Royal Standard: 116 Albert Road.  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E16  Shakespeare's Head: 29 Ruscoe Road .  Watneys. No real ale!  Websters.

 

E16  Spanish Steps: 277 Victoria Dock Road.  Free House. Free House which no longer sells real ale.

 

E16  Tidal Basin Tavern: 31 Tidal Basin Road.  Trumans. No real ale!   

 

E16  THREE CROWNS: 1 Pier Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Busy comfortable well used locals' two bar pub near Woolwich Ferry, popular with wide  range. Snacks am/Darts/Pool/Juke Box/Live music./Function room.

 

E16   WINDSOR CASTLE : Silvertown Way.  Free House.  YOUNGS SPECIAL. may not always be available. Crowded one bar pub popular with smart yound people and somewhat pricey. The mock Tudor bar has a huge range of about 10 lagers. Snacks am/Hot food am/Darts/Pool/Disco/Live music/Juke Box/Function room.

 

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E17 Walthamstow

E17 THE ARTFUL: 80 Brunner Road .  Watneys.  MANNS IPA A pleasant unassuming one bar local near St James' BR Station and behind Health Centre. Formerly 'The Prince of Wales'.Snacks am & pm/Darts /Juke Box/Occasional talent nite music/Garden.

 

E17 BELL: 617 Forest Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, RUDDLES COUNTY. Varies from spartan public through average saloon to very cosy lounge. Helpful landlord & staff. Snacks/Darts/.Bar Billiards/Juke Box.

 

E17  CASTLE: 15 Grosvenor Rise East.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Busy one bar disco pub popular with young people. Good selection of malt whislies. Oldest building on Walthamstow Church Common, dating from 1858. Food am & pm/Darts/Juke Box.

 

E17  CHEQUERS: 145 High Street .  Allied Breweries.  MAINLINE. Bustling three bar pub; functional modernised boozer serving market. Large games room at rear. Darts/Juke Box

 

E17  CHESTNUT TREE: 757 Lea Bridge Road.  Allied Breweries.  ALLIED BREWERIES ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Busy three bar pub popular with young people. Folkclub upstairs.

 

E17  COACH & HORSES: 63 St James' Street.  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST. , SAMPSON, REAL CIDER. Has a spartan public bar but very comfortable plush lounge with velvet seats etc. Snacks & cooked meals am & sometimes pm/Piano, music & talent type Thurs-Suns/Darts .

 

E17  COCK: 67 High Street .  Allied Breweries.  ALLIED BREWERIES ALE, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Large and lively two bar unspoilt Victorian market pub. Note the old gas lamps in the public. Snacks am/ Darts/Occasional disco or live music.

 

E17  DOG & DUCK: 222 Chingford Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, MANNS IPA. Busy large one bar pub with occasional discos for young people but has quiet roomy alcoves for escape from the uproar. Name derives from old sport of setting dogs to chase ducks. Snacks & meals am/Darts /Pool/Occasional cheap offers.

 

E17  Common Gate: Markhouse Road.  Bass Charrington.. Semi-derelict old pub put on the market by Charrington; possible reopening late 1983.

 

E17  DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE: 178 Boundary Road.   Allied Breweries.  TETLEY BITTER, MAINLINE. Lively modern two bar estate pub that has a once monthly fancy dress disco. Until the 1960's, there was a rival next next door at No 180; a sign 'A Toby House' is still on the site. Food am & pm/Darts /Juke Box/Shove h'p in public.

 

E17  DUKES HEAD: 112 Wood Street .  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG BITTER. Comfortable large one bar pub with multi-aged clientele. Snacks am/Darts /Musak/Live Music.

 

E17   ESSEX ARMS : 82 Forest Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER, MANNS IPA    Busy two bar unpretentious local on the edge of a monern estate but facing away from it, the sole survivor of an earlier era. Has a non CAMRA meeting of home brewers once a month. Snacks am & pm/DArts/Musak/Occasional talent nites/Function room.

 

E17   Essex Brewery Tap : St James Street.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!  Used to be the brewery tap of the Tollemache Brewery which was opposite.

 

E17  Flanagan's Tower: 264 Hoe Street.  Bass Charrington. No real ale!   

 

E17  FLOWERPOT: 128 Wood Street .  Bass Charrington.  DRAUGHT BASS. Busy one bar pub where the clientele come to talk about and drink the 'bitter' as the Bass is called, in comfortable but no nonsense surroundings. Musak/Gents has urinals only.

 

E17  GROVE TAVERN: 74 Grove Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Basic semi-modernised one bar local Darts/Pool?juke Box.

 

E17  HIGHAM HILL TAVERN: 381 Higham Hill Road.  Allied Breweries.  TAYLOR WALKER BITTER, MAINLINE. Older style two bar neighbourhood boozer, tends to be busy at weekends. Real ale may not always be available. Snacks am/Darts/Pool/Disco/Video Juke Box.

 

E17  LORD BROOKE: 47 Shernhall Street .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Basic but very pleasant 3-bar local. Snacks am & pm/Darts /Live music eves/Video Juke Box.

 

E17  Lord Kitchener: 205 Coppermill Lane.  Allied Breweries. No real ale!      

 

E17  LORD PALMERSTON: 254 Forest Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Loud disco-type lounge, spartan public.

 

E17  LORD RAGLAN: 199 Shernhall Street .  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG BITTER, MANNS IPA. Plush one bar pub popular with smart young people. Food am & pm/Juke Box.

 

E17  LORNE ARMS: 64 Queen's Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Lively and interesting large two-bar house. Discos at weekends in the large bar; traditional locals' game area in the smaller bar. Notice the handpainted mirrors and the interesting tiles in the corridor to the lounge and the etched windows in the small bar. No leathers in the disco area. Darts/Pool/Disco/Juke Box. all bar. No leathers in the disco area. Darts /Pool/Disco/Juke Box.

 

E17  NAGS HEAD: 9 Orford Road .  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Opens 7pm Sats. Very friendly two bar quiet local that attracts people from a wide area. The pub is a listed building. Food am/ Darts.

 

E17  PLOUGH: 173 Wood Street .  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER, WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WEBSTERS YORKSHIRE BITTER. Reasonably comfortable functional two bar local. Hot food am/Snacks am & pm/ Darts/Bar Billiards.

 

E17  PRINCE OF WALES: 58 St Andrews Road.  Watneys.  WATNEYS LONDON BITTER, WATNEYS STAG BITTER. Lively two bar local. Food am & pm/Snacks am & pm/ Darts/Pool/Live music/ Juke Box.

 

E17  QUEENS ARMS: 42 Orford Road .  COURAGE BEST BITTER.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Large one bar pub, clean and comfortable with plenty of seating. Interesting old photos & prings on the walls. Generally quiet though can be busy at weekends. Snacks am/Darts /Pool.

 

E17   RINGWOOD CASTLE: 49 Gosport Road.   Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST. Lively and friendly corner pub which taks its name from a monument in Hampshire, a county for which many of Walthamstow's Victorian developers apparently came. Coal fires in winter. Hot food am/Snacks am & pm/Darts /Live music/Juke Box/Garden.

 

E17  RISING SUN: Woodford New Road.  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Large pleasant and comfortable two bar 'thirties' roadhouse in pleasant forest surroundings. Food am & pm/Darts/Pool/Juke Box/Car park.

 

E17  ROSE & CROWN: 55 Hoe Street .  Trumans.  TRUMANS BITTER, TRUMANS BEST. Organised as a 'leisure unit'; redecorated in pink and green colour scheme. Hot meals/Games room upstairs/Own newspaper.

 

E17  ROYAL STANDARD: 1 Blackhorse Lane.  Allied Breweries.  ALLIED BREWERIES BITTER, TAYLOR WALKER BITTER. Evening hours 7.30 -12.00. Real ale may not always be available. Busy tow bar pub specialising in a variety of live music Wed-Sun. Food am & pm/Pool/Striptease Thurs, Fri, Sun lunchtime.

 

E17   VICTORIA: 186 Hoe Street.   Free House.  CHARRINGTON IPA. The Sam Smiths Old Brewery is by pressure dispense. Busy one bar pub with large selection of old photos, prints, posters etc.

 

E17  White Swan: 84 Wood Street .  Watneys. No real ale!   

 

E17  WINDMILL: 20 Grosvenor Park Road .  Whitbreads.  WHITBREAD WETHERED. Quiet pleasant two bar refurbished ldriners' local in Walthamstow Village area. Back bar is snooker room with serving hatch and two full size snooker tables. Snacks am/Musak/Garden.

 

E17  Woodman: 150 Higham Place .  Courage. No real ale!   

 

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E18 Woodford

E18  FIR TREES: 142 Hermon Hill.  Watneys.  WATNEYS STAG BITTER. Comfortable one bar pub at Chigwell end of Hermon Hill. Darts/Musak.

 

E18  GEORGE: 70/74 High Road.   Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Popular and busy young person' 'long bar. Snacks am/Restaurant am & pm Mon-Fri/ Darts/Musak.

 

E18  NAPIER ARMS: Woodford New Road  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA. Two bar pub with disco evenings. Darts/Pool/Disco.

 

E18  RAILWAY BELL: 87 George Lane.  Courage.  COURAGE BEST BITTER, DIRECTORS BITTER. Friendly large and plush one bar split levelpub, with comfortable red decor and seats. Lunchtime salads, & hot snacks/Darts.

 

E18  WHITE HART: 159 High Road .  Bass Charrington.  CHARRINGTON IPA, DRAUGHT BASS. Recently renovated split level pub with young clientele.

 

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