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The New Cross Turnpike (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Hook Norton - Hooky GoldGood1
Hop Stuff - Oatmeal StoutGood1
Hook Norton - Birrificio MC-77 Mild the GapAcceptable1
Burton Bridge - Burton PorterAcceptable1
Rockin Robin - Reliant RobinAcceptable2
Exmoor - BeastAcceptable1
Banks's - Bodebrown Brazilian Burton Pale AlePoor1
Oakham - JHBPoor1
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale AleNot Tried0
Adnams - Sixpoint Make It RainNot Tried0
Hop Stuff - A.P.A. (Arsenal Pale Ale)Not Tried0
Ringwood - FortyninerNot Tried0
Acorn - Drop KickNot Tried0
Sambrook's - ScrumdownNot Tried0
Marston's - Old Empire IPANot Tried0
Sambrook's - WandleNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterNot Tried0
Lancaster - BlackNot Tried0
Wychwood - HobgoblinNot Tried0
Flack Manor - Black Jack PorterNot Tried0
Elland - Beyond the PaleNot Tried0
Everards - Bagby Back GardenNot Tried0
Exmoor - Urban FoxNot Tried0
Caledonian - Charmed CircleNot Tried0
Acorn - DarknessNot Tried0
Moorhouse's - Spring WatchNot Tried0
Daleside - Thai.P.A.Not Tried0
Westerham - British Bulldog "BB" (was 4.3%)Not Tried0
Westerham - Finchcocks OriginalNot Tried0
Adnams - BroadsideNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - SpitfireNot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
Caledonian - First DawnNot Tried0
Everards - Arcadia Session Pale AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

15 May 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Bus change extended evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hook Norton - Hooky Gold4.10GoodExcellent initial promise did dissipate a bit
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Not Tried
Rockin Robin - Reliant Robin3.70Not Tried
Everards - Arcadia Session Pale Ale4.50Not Tried
26 Apr 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Rockin Robin - Reliant Robin3.70PoorShould have dawned on me why being firesold at £1.99pp. Needed a heavy lemonade fix to get it down past my epiglottis
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Junction4.50Not Tried
Caledonian - First Dawn3.70Not Tried
19 Apr 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Rockin Robin - Reliant Robin3.70AcceptableNeeded a lot more condition
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Westerham - British Bulldog "BB" (was 4.3%)4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Westerham - Finchcocks Original3.50Not Tried
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale Ale4.20Not Tried
13 Apr 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Bodebrown Brazilian Burton Pale Ale5.00PoorNeeded several sploshes of lemonade to take the edge off this one
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Acorn - Darkness4.20Not Tried
Moorhouse's - Spring Watch3.90Not Tried
Daleside - Thai.P.A.4.00Not Tried
04 Apr 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hook Norton - Birrificio MC-77 Mild the Gap4.50AcceptableBland, could not see what the so called international brewer had brought to this mild
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Elland - Beyond the Pale4.20Not Tried
Everards - Bagby Back Garden4.00Not Tried
Exmoor - Urban Fox4.20Not Tried
Caledonian - Charmed Circle4.40Not Tried
21 Mar 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - JHB3.80PoorToo sharp to be right, lemonade galore took away the edge. Despite telling bar staff no attempt seen to try it and take it off sale
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Flack Manor - Black Jack Porter4.60Not Tried
Hop Stuff - A.P.A. (Arsenal Pale Ale)3.80Not Tried
10 Mar 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening bus change visit. Unappealing real ale range so tried the manager's special £1.99pp fizz Marston's Devils Backbone with no abv shown at PoS and belched for 20 minutes on the train home.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Marston's - Old Empire IPA5.70Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Not Tried
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Not Tried
Lancaster - Black4.50Not Tried
07 Mar 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hop Stuff - Oatmeal Stout4.80Good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Acorn - Drop Kick4.00Not Tried
Sambrook's - Scrumdown4.00Not Tried
27 Feb 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Exmoor - Beast6.60Acceptable
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Adnams - Sixpoint Make It Rain5.00Not Tried
23 Feb 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Burton Bridge - Burton Porter4.50AcceptableStale, tired, maybe first out for a while. Almost marked as poor
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale Ale4.20Not Tried
Adnams - Sixpoint Make It Rain5.00Not Tried
Hop Stuff - A.P.A. (Arsenal Pale Ale)3.80Not Tried

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About The New Cross Turnpike

The pub sign. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent19
Good37
Acceptable23
Poor6

Website.

The pub is found in Welling, Greater London, DA16 3PB.

Ex retail premises (NatWest Bank) in Bellegrove Road, decent and typical conversion, airy and on a number of different levels which includes a balcony area. Equipped with 2 banks of 6 handpumps. Re-opened in February 2016 after a fire over the autumn bank holiday in 2015.

We have visited this pub 70 times, seen 212 different beers and tried 66 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA16 3PB