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The Seven Stars (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Dark Star - Hophead (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)Excellent4
Dark Star - Over The MoonGood1
Adnams - BroadsideGood1
Adnams - Southwold BitterAcceptable1
Adnams - American Style IPANot Tried0
Picture 1. The Seven Stars, Aldwych, Central London
Picture 2. The Seven Stars, Aldwych, Central London

Visits Details

08 Jul 2012 (Stephen Harris)
A couple of hours hard grind around the Courtauld Gallery had worked up a thirst, which was dealt with here. Always an interesting crowd in. The young couple on the next table were comparing notes on which of their respective families were the bigger Yorkshire landowners.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dark Star - Hophead (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)3.80ExcellentPeople say Hophead is not what it was. This tasted pretty fine to me.
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
20 May 2012 (Dosser)
Very quaint pub with unusual clientele. Wedding party in the bar with 15 men. Couldn’t spot the bride. Menu contained elegant chicken at £10, cheese at £9 and posh ice cream at £6. Our third pub on our London pub crawl. 5 beers were on the bar.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Broadside4.70Good
Dark Star - Hophead (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)3.80Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
07 Mar 2012 (ChrisE)
Fullers purchased this pub from Enterprise last year so I was interested to see if anything had changed. I got the impression that it was not broken so they have not fixed it, absolutely nothing appears to have changed. This was a busy Thursday evening with the usual interesting mix of customers, and very efficient bar staff.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dark Star - Hophead (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)3.80ExcellentThis was in superb condition, I was tempted to give it five stars. Hophead as it should be.
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Adnams - American Style IPA4.80Not Tried
19 Feb 2009 (Ian)
I just love the mix of people you get in here and some of the overheard conversations are bizarre as you are at the back of the Royal Courts of Justice. Regular home for Dark Star beers in London.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dark Star - Hophead (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)3.80ExcellentI would like to think that I had something to do with this beer's popularity. Bit watery but very good citrus on this pint. Good, but not as good as Ye Olde Mitre, but there is some unbelievable hop on the finish.
Dark Star - Over The Moon3.80Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
10 Dec 2008 (Ian)
Lovely pub at the back of the Royal Courts of Justice. Very steep stairs to the toilet. I sat at the bar and chatted with the barmaid about the pub cat.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dark Star - Over The Moon3.80GoodHoppy aroma for a dark beer, touch of butter on it maybe. But a classy beer.
Dark Star - Hophead (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)3.80GoodGood if a little soapy.
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
02 Jul 2007 (Ian)
Mid afternoon and there were a fair few locals in. I rather liked it and will be back.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70AcceptableYeasty and to be honest exactly how I imagined it to be.

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About The Seven Stars

The pub sign. The Seven Stars, Aldwych, Central London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent5
Good7
Acceptable4
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Aldwych, Central London, WC2A 2JB.

Located in Carey Street right behind the Royal Courts of Justice this is a smallish pub split into 3 rooms. The main bar isn't very wide with rooms for eating/drinking at either end. It has a good feel to it and is somewhere you can imagine losing an afternoon. Beware the steep flight of stairs up to the toilets. 5 handpumps.

We have visited this pub 16 times, seen 16 different beers and tried 8 of them.

Map location

Postcode: WC2A 2JB