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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
Brewster's - RutterkinExcellent1
Redemption - American BrownGood1
Brains - SAGood1
Green Jack - TrawlerboysGood1
Peerless - Oatmeal StoutGood1
Exmoor - BeastGood1
Sambrook's - After NineGood1
Wibblers - Hop BlackGood1
Portobello - JPAGood1
Rudgate - Innovation Ales Brew No. 31 Blue NoseGood1
Hook Norton - Old HookyAcceptable1
Reunion - True ZealUndrinkable1
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Ringwood - Old ThumperNot Tried0
Southwark - Chew-Black-ANot Tried0
Park - Killcat PaleNot Tried0
Ringwood - FortyninerNot Tried0
Adnams - BroadsideNot Tried0
Great Newsome - Sleck DustNot Tried0
Wimbledon - Quartermaine IPANot Tried0
Strathaven - Winter GlowNot Tried0
Frome (formerly Milk Street) - Funky Monkey (organic)Not Tried0
Banks's - Young Henrys StayerNot Tried0
Westerham - 1965 Special Bitter AleNot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale AleNot Tried0
Southwark - Bankside BlondeNot Tried0
Portobello - VPANot Tried0
Westerham - British BulldogNot Tried0
Hook Norton - Big Shed Kol SchíselNot Tried0
Banks's - Boxing Cat Contender EPANot Tried0
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - KodiakNot Tried0
Brains - The Rev James OriginalNot Tried0
Fyne - HideawayNot Tried0
Elgood's - Hen in BlackNot Tried0
Picture 1. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

12 Apr 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit. Could not face the beer range offered so enjoyed a sugar rush from a banana cider instead.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Brains - The Rev James Original4.50Not Tried
Fyne - Hideaway3.80Not Tried
Elgood's - Hen in Black4.50Not Tried
05 Apr 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late night bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Rudgate - Innovation Ales Brew No. 31 Blue Nose4.20Good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Portobello - VPA4.00Not Tried
Westerham - British Bulldog4.10Not Tried
Hook Norton - Big Shed Kol Schísel4.20Not Tried
Banks's - Boxing Cat Contender EPA4.90Not Tried
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Kodiak5.00Not Tried
23 Mar 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wibblers - Hop Black4.00GoodPerhaps a black IPA style
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Junction4.50Not Tried
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale Ale4.20Not Tried
Southwark - Bankside Blonde3.80Not Tried
26 Feb 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit, extended by getting into a good conversation.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Exmoor - Beast6.60GoodOne to sip
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Frome (formerly Milk Street) - Funky Monkey (organic)4.00Not Tried
Westerham - 1965 Special Bitter Ale4.80Not Tried
Redemption - American Brown4.00Not Tried
Banks's - Young Henrys Stayer3.80Not Tried
23 Feb 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit. A Middlesbrough fellow had just won three £100 jackpots, in £1 coins, on three different fruit machines here.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Green Jack - Trawlerboys4.60Good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Frome (formerly Milk Street) - Funky Monkey (organic)4.00Not Tried
Redemption - American Brown4.00Not Tried
Banks's - Young Henrys Stayer3.80Not Tried
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

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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
Good60
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 116 times, seen 304 different beers and tried 106 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA16 3PB