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The New Cross Turnpike (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Banks's - Yazoo Hop Perfect IPAGood1
Phoenix - Wobbly BobGood1
Wolf - Granny Wouldn't Like It !!!Good1
Greene King - Abbot AleGood1
Arundel - Black BeastieGood1
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)Acceptable1
East London (ELB) - Foundation BitterAcceptable1
Titanic - Capt. SmithsAcceptable1
Cotleigh - 40 Years 1979-2019Acceptable1
Purple Moose - Dark Side Of The MooseAcceptable1
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Salopian - Darwin's OriginNot Tried0
Lancaster - BlackNot Tried0
Prescott - Summer Season's BestNot Tried0
Adnams - BroadsideNot Tried0
Brains - SA GoldNot Tried0
Black Sheep - TwilighterNot Tried0
Brains - The Rev James OriginalNot Tried0
Purity - Mad GooseNot Tried0
Sambrook's - SessionNot Tried0
Harviestoun - SchiehallionNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterNot Tried0
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Old GrowlerNot Tried0
Sambrook's - A.P.A.Not Tried0
Sambrook's - ScrumdownNot Tried0
Vale of Glamorgan (VOG) - South IslandNot Tried0
Ringwood - FortyninerNot Tried0
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby Beer (was Hobgoblin)Not Tried0
Butcombe - HakaNot Tried0
Sadler's (see also Windsor Castle entry) - Peaky Blinder Pale AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

15 Oct 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Cotleigh - 40 Years 1979-20194.30AcceptableA sweet brew, I added some dashes of lemonade to make it more palatable!
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby Beer (was Hobgoblin)4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Butcombe - Haka4.50Not Tried
Sadler's (see also Windsor Castle entry) - Peaky Blinder Pale Ale4.30Not Tried
23 Sep 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
East London (ELB) - Foundation Bitter4.20AcceptableDid not expect the haze in this ale
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Scrumdown4.00Not Tried
Vale of Glamorgan (VOG) - South Island4.20Not TriedAlmost unreadable pumpclip when trying to identify the brewer
Arundel - Black Beastie4.50Not Tried
19 Sep 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Arundel - Black Beastie4.50GoodVery sweet brew. £1.97pp today with JDW's Tax Equality Day 7.5% price reduction
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Lancaster - Black4.50Not Tried
Sambrook's - A.P.A.4.50Not Tried
13 Sep 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wolf - Granny Wouldn't Like It !!!4.80GoodVery full bodied with high malt content. Perhaps an acquired taste and I am Granny
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Harviestoun - Schiehallion4.80Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Old Growler5.00Not Tried
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Not Tried
Lancaster - Black4.50Not Tried
09 Sep 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Yazoo Hop Perfect IPA4.80GoodMuch better than I anticipated but I had cheated by having a taster first
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Harviestoun - Schiehallion4.80Not Tried12 abortive pulls of the pump proved the beer was not on - so I turned the clip round to save further annoyance to other customers
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Not Tried
04 Sep 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Brief late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Purple Moose - Dark Side Of The Moose4.60Acceptable
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Purity - Mad Goose4.20Not Tried
Sambrook's - Session3.40Not Tried
30 Aug 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Capt. Smiths5.20AcceptableOverly sweet after-taste
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not TriedRan out but clips left showing!!
Brains - The Rev James Original4.50Not Tried
Brains - SA Gold4.30Not Tried
Black Sheep - Twilighter3.90Not Tried
26 Aug 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20AcceptableMust be tried every so often. Lacklustre tasteless and unexciting. Rounded off a pretty poor old beer evening
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Salopian - Darwin's Origin4.30Not Tried
Lancaster - Black4.50Not Tried
Black Sheep - Twilighter3.90Not Tried
23 Aug 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00GoodBecoming a staple diet for me in Spoon's for its traditional English bitter style, in a mire of other lacklustre middle range Spoon's list beers
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Salopian - Darwin's Origin4.30Not Tried
Brains - SA Gold4.30Not Tried
Lancaster - Black4.50Not Tried
20 Aug 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Phoenix - Wobbly Bob6.00GoodBest beer of the evening. Powerful fruity bitterness
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Salopian - Darwin's Origin4.30Not Tried
Lancaster - Black4.50Not Tried
Prescott - Summer Season's Best4.30Not 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-
Excellent30
Good73
Acceptable51
Poor10

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 147 times, seen 342 different beers and tried 126 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA16 3PB