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The New Cross Turnpike (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Sadler's (see also Windsor Castle entry) - Peaky Blinder Black IPA (was 4.6%)Excellent2
Rudgate - Innovation Ales Brew No. 31 Blue NoseGood1
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier Glorious EnglishGood1
Vale - GravitasGood1
Adnams - BroadsideGood1
Hook Norton - Old HookyAcceptable1
Greene King - Abbot AleAcceptable1
Kelham Island - Pale RiderAcceptable2
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot 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 - SANot Tried0
Brains - The Rev James OriginalNot Tried0
Fyne - HideawayNot Tried0
Elgood's - Hen in BlackNot Tried0
Southwark - Bankside BlondeNot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale AleNot Tried0
Sambrook's - SessionNot Tried0
Sambrook's - WandleNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterNot Tried0
Elgood's - Mamma Meerkat! The MovieNot Tried0
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin GoldNot Tried0
Oakham - JHBNot Tried0
Jennings - Sneck LifterNot Tried0
Lymestone - Stonefish MildNot Tried0
Picture 1. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

18 Jun 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kelham Island - Pale Rider5.20PoorUnexpected haze, needed lemonade splashes to liven it up
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Lymestone - Stonefish Mild4.40Not Tried
12 Jun 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change 20 minute visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60AcceptableDistinctly average, helped down with some lemonade dashes
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Kelham Island - Pale Rider5.20Not Tried
Jennings - Sneck Lifter5.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Lymestone - Stonefish Mild4.40Not Tried
03 Jun 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit which extended to 2 pints.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Broadside4.70GoodGood, but not a beer I particularly like
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier Glorious English4.10GoodBetter than I had made my mind up it would be. Very middle of the road but refreshing
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
Sambrook's - Session3.40Not Tried
Westerham - British Bulldog4.10Not Tried
31 May 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Sadler's (see also Windsor Castle entry) - Peaky Blinder Black IPA (was 4.6%)4.40ExcellentEvery bit as good as last night's
Brains - SA4.20Not TriedRan out
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Session3.40Not Tried
Westerham - British Bulldog4.10Not Tried
Elgood's - Mamma Meerkat! The Movie3.70Not Tried
30 May 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Very brief late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Sadler's (see also Windsor Castle entry) - Peaky Blinder Black IPA (was 4.6%)4.40ExcellentVery drinkable
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Session3.40Not Tried
Elgood's - Mamma Meerkat! The Movie3.70Not Tried
20 May 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kelham Island - Pale Rider5.20AcceptableOK, one can taste its strength
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Not Tried
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Not Tried
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale Ale4.20Not Tried
17 May 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00AcceptableA sharp edge knocked off by slooshes of lemonade, signalling time to go home
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not 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
Sambrook's - Session3.40Not Tried
06 May 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Vale - Gravitas4.80GoodA sweetish bitter
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier Glorious English4.10Not Tried
Southwark - Bankside Blonde3.80Not Tried
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

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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
Good63
Acceptable39
Poor9

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 124 times, seen 309 different beers and tried 111 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA16 3PB