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The New Cross Turnpike (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Purple Moose - Glaslyn AleExcellent1
Branscombe Vale - BranocExcellent1
Brewster's - RutterkinExcellent1
Sambrook's - After NineGood1
Oakham - JHBGood1
Portobello - JPAGood1
Redemption - American BrownGood1
Brains - SAGood1
Brewster's - Brewer's DozenGood1
Peerless - Oatmeal StoutGood1
Southwark - Harvard APAGood1
Hook Norton - Old HookyAcceptable1
Reunion - True ZealUndrinkable1
St Austell - Big JobUndrinkable1
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Jennings - Sneck LifterNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Exmoor - StagNot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
Southwark - LPA London Pale Ale Not Tried0
Portobello - Summer BlondeNot Tried0
Grafton - Caramel StoutNot Tried0
Portobello - Westway Pale AleNot Tried0
Upham - Autumn LeavesNot Tried0
Salopian - Hop TwisterNot Tried0
Portobello - StarNot Tried0
Portobello - Market PorterNot Tried0
Rooster's - 24/7 Twenty Four SevenNot Tried0
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Dark MunroNot Tried0
Southwark - Potters' Fields PorterNot Tried0
Southwark - Bankside BlondeNot Tried0
Southwark - Routemaster RedNot Tried0
Ringwood - Old ThumperNot Tried0
Southwark - Chew-Black-ANot Tried0
Park - Killcat PaleNot Tried0
Ringwood - FortyninerNot Tried0
Exmoor - BeastNot Tried0
Adnams - BroadsideNot Tried0
Great Newsome - Sleck DustNot Tried0
Wimbledon - Quartermaine IPANot Tried0
Strathaven - Winter GlowNot Tried0
Picture 1. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

19 Feb 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until just shy of midnight, extended by meeting up with a Scoopgen king and his local pub and beer latest news briefing.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Brewster's - Rutterkin5.00ExcellentSecond consecutive visit getting me an excellent ale
Redemption - American Brown4.00Good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Strathaven - Winter Glow5.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10Not Tried
16 Feb 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Purple Moose - Glaslyn Ale4.20ExcellentA snip of a price for a beer in superb refreshing form
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Great Newsome - Sleck Dust3.80Not Tried
Wimbledon - Quartermaine IPA5.80Not Tried
04 Feb 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Extended late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Peerless - Oatmeal Stout5.00Good
Sambrook's - After Nine4.40GoodFirst Sammy's beer I have enjoyed for yonks. This was a mint chocolate porter
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Exmoor - Beast6.60Not Tried
Reunion - True Zeal4.30Not TriedIt's gotta be a newer cask than previously seen, please help and confirm!
02 Feb 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Brains - SA4.20Good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Park - Killcat Pale3.70Not Tried
Reunion - True Zeal4.30Not TriedStill on sale!
28 Jan 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Portobello - JPA4.20GoodJapanese Pale Ale, not Fuller's eh eh eh
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60AcceptablePoured quite flat
Reunion - True Zeal4.30UndrinkableAAAAAAAaarg, a taster gave a whiff and a sip gave a taste of beer that had resided in the line for half a century
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10Not Tried
Southwark - Chew-Black-A5.00Not Tried
07 Nov 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
After train delays and failures, a very late visit until midnight closure. Obvious dogends from a Southwark Brewery tap takeover a day or so previously.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Southwark - Harvard APA5.50Good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Dark Munro4.00Not Tried
Southwark - LPA London Pale Ale 4.00Not Tried
Southwark - Potters' Fields Porter4.00Not Tried
Southwark - Bankside Blonde3.80Not Tried
Southwark - Routemaster Red4.20Not Tried
12 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Brewster's - Brewer's Dozen5.50Good
St Austell - Big Job7.20UndrinkablePure murk, either end of cask or a disturbed cask or an off brew. Replaced without question and the barmaid took the clip off its fitting
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Salopian - Hop Twister4.50Not Tried
Portobello - Star4.30Not Tried
Portobello - Market Porter4.60Not Tried
Rooster's - 24/7 Twenty Four Seven4.70Not Tried
06 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Branscombe Vale - Branoc3.80ExcellentRounded off an evening of 4½*s and 4* beer. Unusual in this pub these days to get an excellent condition pint but this was one
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Portobello - Westway Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
Upham - Autumn Leaves4.30Not Tried
20 Sep 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit. I could not face any of the real ales so partook of a 7% Cockeyed Pear Mania.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Junction4.50Not Tried
Southwark - LPA London Pale Ale 4.00Not Tried
Portobello - Summer Blonde4.20Not Tried
Grafton - Caramel Stout4.80Not Tried
18 Aug 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - JHB3.80GoodRight temperature, in good form
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Jennings - Sneck Lifter5.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Exmoor - Stag5.20Not 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-
Excellent28
Good56
Acceptable36
Poor8

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 111 times, seen 291 different beers and tried 103 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA16 3PB