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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
Wickwar - BOBGood1
Adnams - BroadsideGood1
Greene King - Abbot AleGood2
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier (was Bombardier Glorious English)Good1
Phoenix - Wobbly BobGood1
Salopian - Darwin's OriginAcceptable1
Hook Norton - Old HookyAcceptable1
Kelham Island - Pale RiderPoor1
Brains - SANot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Sambrook's - SessionNot Tried0
Westerham - British BulldogNot 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
Banks & Taylor (B&T) - Black Dragon MildNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterNot Tried0
Robinsons - TrooperNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - GuardsmanNot Tried0
Brentwood - BlondeNot Tried0
Cairngorm - Trade WindsNot Tried0
Stonehenge - Danish DynamiteNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale AleNot Tried0
Lancaster - BlackNot Tried0
Prescott - Summer Season's BestNot Tried0
Brains - SA GoldNot Tried0
Picture 1. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

23 Aug 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00GoodBecoming a staple diet for me in Spoon's for its traditional English bitter style, in a mire of other lacklustre middle range Spoon's list beers
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Salopian - Darwin's Origin4.30Not Tried
Brains - SA Gold4.30Not Tried
Lancaster - Black4.50Not Tried
20 Aug 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Phoenix - Wobbly Bob6.00GoodBest beer of the evening. Powerful fruity bitterness
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Salopian - Darwin's Origin4.30Not Tried
Lancaster - Black4.50Not Tried
Prescott - Summer Season's Best4.30Not Tried
10 Aug 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late night bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00AcceptableAn OK sort of Abbot
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Cairngorm - Trade Winds4.30Not TriedOthers' I saw were flat
Stonehenge - Danish Dynamite5.00Not TriedWhen I ordered confusion if on or off, until cleaning fluid was seen in the glass!
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale Ale4.20Not Tried
Sambrook's - Session3.40Not Tried
02 Aug 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late night bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Salopian - Darwin's Origin4.30AcceptableOK but maybe I was tired of beer so added splashes of lemonade to swig and catch my bus
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Guardsman4.20Not Tried
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Not Tried
Brentwood - Blonde3.80Not Tried
02 Jul 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wickwar - BOB4.00GoodA malty brew
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Banks & Taylor (B&T) - Black Dragon Mild4.30Not Tried
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Not Tried
Robinsons - Trooper4.70Not Tried
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 (was Bombardier Glorious English)4.10GoodBetter 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

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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
Good66
Acceptable41
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 129 times, seen 317 different beers and tried 114 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA16 3PB