Tag: craft beer

What are the best pubs in Crystal Palace?

The three sides of the Crystal Palace triangle may only stretch to half a mile and seven pubs, so it’s one of the least onerous pub crawls in London, but there’s a villagey cosiness up at the top of the hill that makes you want to settle in for the weekend and tie one on. Like its […]

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Review: St James of Bermondsey SE16

Bermondsey was once known as Biscuit Town, due to the Peek Freans biscuit factory in the area, where the Garibaldi, the Bourbon and the Twiglet were invented. A pink wafer’s width away from the derelict site is St James of Bermondsey, a craft beer pub now puffing out its own sweet aroma of pies and beer. […]

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Sips of the best: Six fascinating pubs and bars near Bermondsey tube station

Welcome to the booziest, beeriest borough in South London – Beermondsey. I mean, Bermondsey. The Maltby Street market pumps out Little Bird gin and hot toddies to the Borough Market overspill and beer hounds drink the breweries and bottle shops of the Bermondsey Beer Mile dry. Here are six pubs worth checking out away from the […]

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A swill time at the Croydon Craft Beer Festival

Thirsty Londoners lapped up a banquet of pale ales, wheat beers and milk stouts at the first Croydon Craft Beer Festival this weekend. And it seemed another indicator of outer London’s growing cultural chops. In the old reference library of Braithwaite Hall in central Croydon, beneath a hammer-beamed roof and stained glass windows extolling the […]

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