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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
Westerham - Single Hop PilotGood1
Rockin Robin - Reliant RobinAcceptable2
Sambrook's - WandleAcceptable1
Hook Norton - Birrificio MC-77 Mild the GapAcceptable1
Banks's - Bodebrown Brazilian Burton Pale AlePoor1
Oakham - JHBPoor1
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Ringwood - FortyninerNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Acorn - Drop KickNot Tried0
Sambrook's - ScrumdownNot Tried0
Marston's - Old Empire IPANot Tried0
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterNot Tried0
Lancaster - BlackNot Tried0
Wychwood - HobgoblinNot Tried0
Flack Manor - Black Jack PorterNot Tried0
Hop Stuff - A.P.A. (Arsenal Pale Ale)Not 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
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale AleNot Tried0
Adnams - BroadsideNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - SpitfireNot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
Caledonian - First DawnNot Tried0
Everards - Arcadia Session Pale AleNot Tried0
Westerham - Grasshopper Kentish BitterNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Battersea RyeNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Session Hop Forward Pale AleNot Tried0
Rudgate - Ruby MildNot Tried0
Arundel - Black StallionNot Tried0
Picture 1. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

19 Jun 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80AcceptableLacklustre. In fact it is a long time since I had a good Wandle anywhere
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Rudgate - Ruby Mild4.40Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Arundel - Black Stallion3.70Not Tried
12 Jun 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Elongated bus change visit late evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Westerham - Single Hop Pilot4.50GoodNew dwarf hop variety. Tasting notes said marmalade notes but I remain unsure of that
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Westerham - Grasshopper Kentish Bitter3.80Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Not Tried
Sambrook's - Battersea Rye4.50Not Tried
Sambrook's - Session Hop Forward Pale Ale3.40Not Tried
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

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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
Good38
Acceptable24
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 72 times, seen 215 different beers and tried 68 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA16 3PB