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The New Cross Turnpike (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Westerham - Single Hop PilotGood1
Caledonian - Maui Brewery Island Inspired Blonde AleGood1
Hook Norton - Hooky GoldGood1
Sambrook's - WandleAcceptable1
Green Jack - Gone Fishing E.S.B.Acceptable1
Rockin Robin - Reliant RobinAcceptable2
Oakham - Bishops FarewellPoor1
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Westerham - British Bulldog "BB" (was 4.3%)Not Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot 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
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterNot 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
Sambrook's - Lavender Hill (originally exclusively for Nicholson's)Not Tried0
Stonehenge - Danish DynamiteNot Tried0
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Wells Bombardier Glorious EnglishNot Tried0
Coach House - BlondeNot Tried0
Ringwood - FortyninerNot Tried0
Marston's - Old Empire IPANot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Foundation BitterNot Tried0
Harviestoun - SchiehallionNot Tried0
Phoenix - Moon ShadowNot Tried0
Westerham - Summer PerleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

21 Aug 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60PoorMy fault for thinking I was being clever accepting the last half out of a cask
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Westerham - Summer Perle3.80Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
08 Aug 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Green Jack - Gone Fishing E.S.B.5.50Acceptable
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Harviestoun - Schiehallion4.80Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Wells Bombardier Glorious English4.10Not Tried
Phoenix - Moon Shadow4.30Not Tried
25 Jul 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening change of bus venue which was used to avail myself of a last knockings choice from the JDW cider festival.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Marston's - Old Empire IPA5.70Not TriedJust a taster had a caramel edge
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Foundation Bitter4.20Not Tried
10 Jul 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit. Availed myself of several ciders in the JDW cider festival. One as dry as your hat.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Stonehenge - Danish Dynamite5.00Not TriedPumpclip at quarter turn - why do they do this?
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Wells Bombardier Glorious English4.10Not Tried
Coach House - Blonde4.10Not Tried
Caledonian - Maui Brewery Island Inspired Blonde Ale4.50Not TriedPumpclip at quarter turn - why do they do this?
03 Jul 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change quarter of an hour.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Caledonian - Maui Brewery Island Inspired Blonde Ale4.50GoodGood enough condition but rather drinking it for the sake of it
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
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
Sambrook's - Lavender Hill (originally exclusively for Nicholson's)4.50Not Tried
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

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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
Good39
Acceptable25
Poor7

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 77 times, seen 224 different beers and tried 71 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA16 3PB