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The Gate Clock (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Goddards - Fuggle (or Fuggle Dee-Dum)Exceptional1
Windsor & Eton - Sloe StoutExcellent2
Titanic - Plum PorterGood1
Greene King - Abbot AleGood7
Green Jack - Lurcher StoutGood1
Acorn - GorlovkaGood1
Broughton - No. 5 Proper IPAAcceptable1
Nottingham - LegendPoor1
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Mauldons - White AdderNot Tried0
Loddon - Hocus PocusNot Tried0
Oakham - Below ZeroNot Tried0
Coach House - Innkeepers Special ReserveNot Tried0
Purple Moose - Madog's AleNot Tried0
Milestone - FletchersNot Tried0
Exe Valley - Fryer's ThirstNot Tried0
Bowman - Wallops WoodNot Tried0
Inveralmond - BheiraNot Tried0
Dorset Brewing Company - JurassicNot Tried0
Wimbledon - PhoenixNot Tried0
Truman's - FirestarterNot Tried0
Enfield (branded as Enefeld) - Iron BrewNot Tried0
By The Horns - Transatlantic CowboyNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Seven BoroughsNot Tried0
Hook Norton - Old HookyNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)Not Tried0
Exmoor - GoldNot Tried0
Banks's - Eagle Bombardier AmberNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Gate Clock, Greenwich, Greater London

Visits Details

09 Feb 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Goddards - Fuggle (or Fuggle Dee-Dum)4.80ExceptionalI have pondered overnight and still can not fault this beer. Nutty, fruity and hoppy with a rare compelling moreishness
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Exmoor - Gold4.50Not Tried
Banks's - Eagle Bombardier Amber4.10Not Tried
03 Feb 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close. NO Doom, NO Ruddles, NO Pride - all pumps pulled right back to indicate their absence!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Windsor & Eton - Sloe Stout4.50ExcellentBetter than yesterday somehow
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00GoodTook a while to get accustomed to this unusually floral taste with sharp lip bitterness
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60Not Tried
Enfield (branded as Enefeld) - Iron Brew4.20Not Tried
By The Horns - Transatlantic Cowboy4.50Not Tried
02 Feb 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close. Massively over the top all out please tactics from 5 past.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Windsor & Eton - Sloe Stout4.50GoodWorth trying this taste twist
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Enfield (branded as Enefeld) - Iron Brew4.20Not Tried
By The Horns - Transatlantic Cowboy4.50Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Seven Boroughs5.50Not TriedRan out
27 Jan 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Nottingham - Legend4.00Not Tried
Truman's - Firestarter4.20Not Tried
26 Jan 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00AcceptableHum drum
Nottingham - Legend4.00PoorQuite cloudy and very fresh, or not fully fermented out
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not TriedUsual problem here, pumpclip showing but not available
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Dorset Brewing Company - Jurassic4.20Not Tried
Wimbledon - Phoenix4.80Not Tried
Truman's - Firestarter4.20Not Tried
19 Jan 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Broughton - No. 5 Proper IPA5.00AcceptableA heavy ale which was alas somewhat murky, with no pre-warning
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not TriedClip showing but not available, a simple 180 degree twist would have sufficed
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Bowman - Wallops Wood4.00Not Tried
Inveralmond - Bheira4.30Not Tried
16 Jan 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00ExcellentTraditional strong English bitter in glorious form
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Bowman - Wallops Wood4.00Not Tried
Exe Valley - Fryer's Thirst4.30Not Tried
14 Jan 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close. All customers aggressively chased out by 12.15.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Milestone - Fletchers5.20Not Tried
Exe Valley - Fryer's Thirst4.30Not Tried
12 Jan 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close. A depleted beer range today implying heavy business earlier.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00ExcellentIn superb form
Green Jack - Lurcher Stout4.80GoodVery dry indeed
Coach House - Innkeepers Special Reserve4.50Not Tried
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Purple Moose - Madog's Ale3.70Not Tried
06 Jan 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Acorn - Gorlovka6.00Good
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90Good
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not TriedNot available yet clip showing, clip duly turned round
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Mauldons - White Adder5.30Not Tried
Loddon - Hocus Pocus4.60Not Tried
Oakham - Below Zero4.10Not Tried

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About The Gate Clock

The pub sign. The Gate Clock, Greenwich, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent29
Good48
Acceptable19
Poor3

Website.

The pub is found in Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 9RB.

Located in the very heart of central Greenwich in Creek Road. It is effectively part of the Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich Docklands Light Railway Station complex. Advertises some of the latest Wetherspoon closing times anywhere. This Wetherspoon pub takes its name from the clock fixed to the gate of the Greenwich Observatory, in 1851, which is known throughout the world for telling Greenwich Mean Time. 10 handpumps in 2 banks, each of 5 downstairs, and 4 more in the upstairs bar which has more limited opening hours.

We have visited this pub 74 times, seen 171 different beers and tried 48 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 9RB