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The Gate Clock (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Yakima Valley ABAExcellent1
Titanic - Plum PorterExcellent1
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Winter WarmerExcellent1
Greene King - AbbotGood5
Portobello - Black IPAGood1
Portobello - Market PorterGood1
Batemans - Steel & Oak Easy StoutGood1
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)Acceptable1
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale AleNot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Foundation BitterNot Tried0
Portobello - Central Line RedNot Tried0
Portobello - Buckingham BestNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - Knight of the GarterNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - ParklifeNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - LD 20Not Tried0
Adnams - Nut BrownNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Grandstand BitterNot Tried0
Adnams - BroadsideNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Gate Clock, Greenwich, Greater London

Visits Details

14 Jan 2024 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Winter Warmer5.20ExcellentI could not fault this for head, lacing or condition and definitely not on taste
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
07 Jan 2024 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Yakima Valley ABA4.80ExcellentI could not fault this tasty brown ale brew
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Grandstand Bitter3.80Not Tried
25 Oct 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Batemans - Steel & Oak Easy Stout4.00GoodFull bodied, being sold at a reduced clearance price
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Adnams - Nut Brown4.00Not Tried
01 Oct 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close. Good chat with 2 Finns who had flown over for just the weekend.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot5.00GoodHeld up well until the end
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Knight of the Garter3.80Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Parklife3.20Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - LD 204.00Not Tried
17 Sep 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit. Always a boring array of ales - the venue does not make imaginative use of the JDW quarterly guest list.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot5.00AcceptableServed far too chilled. Only got any real taste when pint nearly over and after 20 minutes of defrosting
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Portobello - Buckingham Best4.00Not Tried
13 Aug 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close. Consistently unexciting use of the Wetherspoon quarterly guest beer list here. So often same old same old.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot5.00GoodA very fruity tasting Abbot
Portobello - Market Porter4.60GoodBetter than my expectation
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Portobello - Central Line Red4.40Not Tried
05 Jul 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close. The second bank of 5 handpumps has been restored.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot5.00GoodIn good rich form
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Sambrook's - Junction4.50Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Foundation Bitter4.20Not Tried
25 Jun 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit. Still only working on just 5 handpumps.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot5.00GoodRefreshing
Portobello - Black IPA5.50GoodSurprisingly good for a Portobello ale
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
25 May 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening until close. Still only 5 downstairs bar handpumps.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90ExcellentIn grand form so fitted in a very last knockings extra half too
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
21 May 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40AcceptableFar too fresh. Virtually no hop nose nor bitterness
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale Ale4.20Not Tried

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About The Gate Clock

The pub sign. The Gate Clock, Greenwich, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent59
Good116
Acceptable65
Poor9

Website.

The pub is found in Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 9RB.

Located in the very heart of central Greenwich in Creek Road. It is effectively part of the Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich Docklands Light Railway Station complex. This Wetherspoon pub takes its name from the clock fixed to the gate of the Greenwich Observatory in 1851, which is known throughout the world for telling Greenwich Mean Time. 10 handpumps in 2 banks, each of 5 downstairs, and 5 more in the upstairs bar which has more limited opening hours.

We have visited this pub 210 times, seen 262 different beers and tried 89 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 9RB