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The Fox on the Hill (Wetherspoon)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Dorking - DB Number OneExcellent2
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterGood1
Truman's - Original PorterAcceptable1
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Kings Old AleAcceptable1
Adnams - Ghost ShipAcceptable1
Fuller's - London PrideNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Adnams - American Style IPANot Tried0
Nelson - Admiral IPANot Tried0
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Kings FestiveNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Foundation BitterNot Tried0
Nelson - 1805Not Tried0
Jennings - Cockle WarmerNot Tried0
Truman's - Eyrie (was 4.6% previously)Not Tried0
By The Horns - Bison American Pale AleNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Phoenix - NavvyNot Tried0
Adnams - Old AleNot Tried0
Weltons - Golden TaffNot Tried0
Caledonian - Deuchars IPANot Tried0
Exmoor - GoldNot Tried0
Portobello - Westway Pale AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Fox on the Hill, Denmark Hill, Greater London
Picture 2. The Fox on the Hill, Denmark Hill, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

04 Aug 2017 (ChrisE)
Morning visit it was fairly quiet except for the No Children area which was full. Friendly and attentive staff. Other beers were available in addition to those that I have listed below.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dorking - DB Number One4.20Excellent
Fuller's - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Exmoor - Gold4.50Not Tried
Portobello - Westway Pale Ale4.00Not TriedAvailable Soon
24 Feb 2016 (HSB)
13:00 Came here as the George Canning was shut. Very busy with a large post funeral party.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dorking - DB Number One4.20GoodCrisp hoppy light bitter
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Kings Old Ale4.50AcceptableSlightly sweet and thin. More like a mild than an old.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Phoenix - Navvy3.80Not Tried
Adnams - Old Ale4.10Not Tried
Weltons - Golden Taff4.60Not Tried
30 Jan 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Very disappointing visit. 9 minutes to get served then 2 London Beer Festival beers with clips showing were found, upon ordering, to have run out or not to be on at all.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Truman's - Original Porter4.50AcceptableTired - might be first out for a while
Fuller's - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Foundation Bitter4.20Not TriedOn offer for sale but barmaid found the handpump "empty"
Nelson - 18055.00Not Tried
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Kings Festive4.70Not TriedStill using a W.J. King clip
Jennings - Cockle Warmer4.20Not Tried
Truman's - Eyrie (was 4.6% previously)4.30Not Tried
By The Horns - Bison American Pale Ale4.80Not TriedOn offer for sale but barmaid found the handpump "empty"
20 Jan 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until close. Poor range on for so many handpumps. All welcoming and friendly behind the bar.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Good
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50Acceptable
Fuller's - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Adnams - American Style IPA4.80Not Tried
Nelson - Admiral IPA4.00Not TriedRan out
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Kings Festive4.70Not Tried

About The Fox on the Hill

The pub sign. The Fox on the Hill, Denmark Hill, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent1
Good2
Acceptable3
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Denmark Hill, Greater London, SE5 8EH.

Imposing detached building, set back from the road, near the brow of a steep hill. Inside are a number of low-screened booths, whilst outside is a spacious garden, smokers' terrace and front lawn with picnic tables. Wall displays depict the history of the local area. Unusually for a Wetherspoon house all toilets are at pub floor level. 16 handpumps in banks of 6, 6 and 4.

We have visited this pub 4 times, seen 23 different beers and tried 5 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE5 8EH