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The Golden Heart (Ei Group (formerly Enterprise Inns))

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Truman's - ZephyrExcellent1
Truman's - SwiftAcceptable1
Timothy Taylor - LandlordNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Golden Heart, Spitalfields, Central London
Stephen Harris

Visits Details

12 Jul 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Early evening break whilst on a local history walk around Spitalfields and Whitechapel. This pub has a clever knack of being both highly fashionable and highly traditional at the same time. Itís expensive though.
Truman's - Zephyr4.40ExcellentFresh and zesty.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Truman's - Swift3.90Not Tried
15 Aug 2014 (Stephen Harris)
The walk group Iím with arrive here to taste the Trumanís Runner, but only the Swift is on. The pub is very busy already and it takes a while to get served Ė one barmaid is receiving a ticking off for being rude to customers. My pint costs an acceptable £3:85 but Iím horrified to hear that a half of the same beer is £2:50.
Truman's - Swift3.90AcceptableTrumanís Ďentry-levelí beer. Golden. The grist has 10% wheat and the hopping is mostly with Saaz, to give a soft, lager-like taste.

About The Golden Heart

The pub sign. The Golden Heart, Spitalfields, Central London

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Spitalfields, Central London, E1 6LZ.

This pub was established before 1821 and rebuilt in its present neo-Georgian style in around 1930. There are two separate bars, still mostly wood-panelled and retaining the names of old Trumanís brands, engraved into the woodwork. A fully-functional neon Trumanís sign still adorns the outside of the building. The landlady has been here for 30 years and the pub is associated in many peopleís minds with local artists such as Tracey Emin and Gilbert & George. One of 21 inter-war pubs across the country granted a Grade II listing by Historic England in 2015.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 3 different beers and tried 2 of them.

Map location

Postcode: E1 6LZ