PubsandBeer

History: Home > The Gate Clock

The Gate Clock (Wetherspoon)

[More Visits]

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Portobello - Carnival PaleGood1
Greene King - Abbot AleGood6
By The Horns - Stiff Upper LipGood1
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterAcceptable1
Brains - SAAcceptable1
Portobello - WembeerlyAcceptable1
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)Not Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Portobello - Autumn RedNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Exmoor - GoldNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - GuardsmanNot Tried0
Portobello - StarNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Fire Island (sub-brand of Evan Evans) - BuffaloNot Tried0
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Gate Clock, Greenwich, Greater London

Visits Details

25 Nov 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Hurried last knockings visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00AcceptableBitter, not its usual balanced richness
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Guardsman4.20Not Tried
Portobello - Star4.30Not Tried
Fire Island (sub-brand of Evan Evans) - Buffalo4.60Not Tried
23 Nov 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Guardsman4.20Not Tried
Portobello - Star4.30Not Tried
Fire Island (sub-brand of Evan Evans) - Buffalo4.60Not TriedEvan Evans brew with a silly name presumably to mislead on true provenance. I won't touch such things on principle
22 Nov 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00GoodAsked for taster as a precaution, Must be new cask with yesterday's nasty exorcised
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Exmoor - Gold4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Guardsman4.20Not Tried
Portobello - Star4.30Not Tried
21 Nov 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00PoorOff flavours, not right but not quite nasty
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Exmoor - Gold4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Guardsman4.20Not Tried
Portobello - Star4.30Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
18 Nov 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close. Lucky to be served as once again they stopped serving some 10 minutes before proper last serving time, to facilitate later kick outs.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00AcceptableNew cask on today, alas rather creamy and fresh
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Portobello - Autumn Red4.40Not Tried
Portobello - Carnival Pale4.20Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
17 Nov 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close. Another frustrating night of pumpclips showing but not available and others at half cock not properly screwed up firmly to their handles.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Brains - SA4.20AcceptableMediocre distress purchase
Greene King - IPA3.60Not TriedPulled both pumps on empty yet clips showing
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not TriedPulled and pulled and pulled til a three quarters pint of murk - obviously dead
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Portobello - Autumn Red4.40Not Tried
Portobello - Carnival Pale4.20Not Tried
15 Nov 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close. Dearth of real ale choice tonight.
BeerABVScoreNotes
By The Horns - Stiff Upper Lip3.80GoodGood condition but really lacking much flavour punch
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Acceptable
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
11 Nov 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close. Mad rush at bar for those last drinks.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00ExcellentNew cask today and in excellent condition
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Sambrook's - Junction4.50Not Tried
Portobello - Carnival Pale4.20Not Tried
Portobello - Wembeerly4.50Not Tried
10 Nov 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close. Limited range with no Greene King cask on sale.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Portobello - Carnival Pale4.20GoodQuite passable
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not TriedNever see any of this served here
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Portobello - Wembeerly4.50Not Tried
08 Nov 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close. Good chat with someone I had only nodded to before. No Abbot alas.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Portobello - Wembeerly4.50AcceptableTasted of nothing, smelt of nothing. I asked for a lemonade top up to get some flavour (of anything)
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Portobello - Autumn Red4.40Not TriedAnother customer said they had found this lacklustre

[More Visits]

About The Gate Clock

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

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent39
Good71
Acceptable33
Poor5

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. Advertises some of the latest Wetherspoon closing times anywhere. 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 4 more in the upstairs bar which has more limited opening hours.

We have visited this pub 117 times, seen 198 different beers and tried 61 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 9RB