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The Rockingham Arms (Wetherspoon)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Wadworth - Terrapin Naked BlissExcellent1
Saltaire - Cascadian BlackExcellent1
Acorn - Global IPAGood1
Marston's - Lion StoutGood1
Saltaire - Trio PaleGood1
Banks's - Arcadia Autumn WheatGood1
Cotleigh - Seahawk Gold (formerly Golden Seahawk)Good1
Hogs Back - Tongham TEA (previously T.E.A.)Good1
Shepherd Neame - Bishops FingerAcceptable1
Shepherd Neame - St Eriks Midnight SunAcceptable1
Upham - Autumn LeavesNot Tried0
Reedley Hallows - Beer O'ClockNot Tried0
Adnams - BroadsideNot Tried0
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)Not Tried0
Greene King - AbbotNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Liberation (formerly called Jersey) - Liberation AleNot Tried0
Wickwar - SundownerNot Tried0
Wychwood - Zululand Pale AleNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Purple Moose - Dark Side of the MooseNot Tried0
Brains - SA GoldNot Tried0

Visits Details

03 Oct 2018 (Stephen Harris)
A pitstop visit; considerably more relaxed than my last time in here.
Wadworth - Terrapin Naked Bliss5.00ExcellentA really good, dark brown Porter. Nicely balanced coffee, fruit and hop flavours.
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Purple Moose - Dark Side of the Moose4.60Not Tried
Brains - SA Gold4.30Not Tried
Upham - Autumn Leaves4.30Not Tried
Reedley Hallows - Beer O'Clock3.80Not Tried
24 Sep 2018 (Magnus Greel)
Busy typical ubiquitous clone Wetherspoons atmosphere but it served its purpose for a mid afternoon beer n burger refuel. I've only listed what I drank.
Hogs Back - Tongham TEA (previously T.E.A.)4.20GoodI couldn't be bothered to check out what else was on offer so opted for this.
11 Oct 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Possibly my first ever visit to this pub. I arrived at a tense moment with a group of customers shouting at a member of staff who had refused to serve one of their number. The barmaid was so distracted that she pulled me the wrong pint, and there was a tension in the air throughout my visit.
Banks's - Arcadia Autumn Wheat6.00GoodPale gold and cloudy. Smooth and wheaty, with citrusy hops and a bit of spice.
Shepherd Neame - St Eriks Midnight Sun4.50AcceptableAmber in colour, with a slight haze. A fruity and malty beer.
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Liberation (formerly called Jersey) - Liberation Ale4.00Not Tried
Wickwar - Sundowner3.80Not Tried
Wychwood - Zululand Pale Ale4.20Not Tried
03 Jul 2012 (Martin the Mildman)
Acorn - Global IPA5.00GoodA well balanced amber strong bitter with good bitter hop character and a solid malt base. My score 15/20.
29 Dec 2011 (Martin the Mildman)
Shepherd Neame - Bishops Finger5.00AcceptableA sort of metallic bitterness to this which wasn't particularly pleasant. Not much else going for it. My score 13/20.
29 Sep 2011 (Martin the Mildman)
Saltaire - Cascadian Black4.80ExcellentDark ruby/brown in colour with an excellent mix of dark malt and fruity hop flavours. Smooth mouthfeel and a lingering malty finish. My score 17/20.
31 Aug 2011 (Martin the Mildman)
Cotleigh - Seahawk Gold (formerly Golden Seahawk)4.20GoodA good well rounded malty brew with a dryish finish. My score 15/20.
12 May 2011 (Martin the Mildman)
Busy with student and office worker groups around 6pm.
Saltaire - Trio Pale4.40GoodPale gold with plenty of hop flavours and a little malt for balance. Dry, hoppy finish. My score 15/20.
25 Nov 2010 (Martin the Mildman)
Fairly busy at 5.30 on a Thursday evening but able to find a table. Still some festival beer available here.
Marston's - Lion Stout5.00GoodSecond sample of this and still not convinced, lacking body with a rather thin mouthfeel. Some roast malt but little depth of flavour. My score 15/20.

About The Rockingham Arms

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Elephant & Castle, Central London, SE1 6BN.

Modern style Wetherspoon's in the Metro Central Heights building. Basic seating at the front, more comfortable area to the side.

We have visited this pub 9 times, seen 23 different beers and tried 10 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE1 6BN