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Friend at Hand (Greene King)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Westerham - 1730Good1
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked LadiesGood1
Fuller's - London PrideNot Tried0
St Austell - TributeNot Tried0
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Greene King - London GloryNot Tried0
Greene King - Band of BrewersNot Tried0
Picture 1. Friend at Hand, Bloomsbury, Central London
Picture 2. Friend at Hand, Bloomsbury, Central London

Visits Details

08 May 2018 (ChrisE)
Pub number four on a walk from Bloomsbury Street to King's Cross. This was a Tuesday afternoon and away from the main tourist traps so the pub was fairly peaceful.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked Ladies4.40Good
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - London Glory4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Band of Brewers4.40Not Tried
15 Oct 2014 (Andrew)
Swift after work visit
BeerABVScoreNotes
Westerham - 17304.00GoodPale gold. Hint of dyacetyl. Grassy leafy hop.
Fuller's - London Pride4.10Not Tried
St Austell - Tribute4.20Not Tried

About the Friend at Hand

The pub sign. Friend at Hand, Bloomsbury, Central London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent-
Good2
Acceptable-
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Bloomsbury, Central London, WC1N 1HX.

Just round from Russell Square in Herbrand Street, was originally stables. Lots of dark wooden panelling, dark rose and cream wallpaper, a low red ceiling and soft lighting. 10% real ale discount for card carrying CAMRA members.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 7 different beers and tried 2 of them.

Map location

Postcode: WC1N 1HX