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North Pole (Free House)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Hammerton - N7Excellent1
London Fields - Pale AleExcellent1
Crate - StoutExcellent1
Hackney - Golden AleGood1
Gipsy Hill - DissidentGood1
Flying Dog - Doggie StyleAcceptable1
Ilkley - Rhubarb SaisonAcceptable1
Redemption - TrinityNot Tried0
Hammerton - N1Not Tried0
Picture 1. North Pole, Hoxton, Central London

Visits Details

21 Oct 2015 (Stephen Harris)
Re-opening night party here tonight after a period of closure. It is busy, hot and noisy.
Hammerton - N75.20ExcellentGreat, fruity US-style Pale Ale.
Gipsy Hill - Dissident4.80GoodA very decent Porter.
Hammerton - N14.10Not Tried
20 Nov 2012 (Martin the Mildman)
Farily quiet on a Tuesday early evening.
Crate - Stout5.70ExcellentExcellent full bodied stout with plenty of roast malt flavours with hints of coffee and dark chocolate. Some fruity hop in the finish. My score 17/20.
07 Sep 2012 (Stephen Harris)
Busy Friday evening, with many customers on the decking at the rear on a hot evening. The fall of the Trinity meant they had just one real ale available.
London Fields - Pale Ale3.70ExcellentAmber/gold in colour. Sharply bitter. In very good condition here.
Flying Dog - Doggie Style5.50AcceptableI accepted a half of this US keg beer when the Trinity ran out. Chestnut coloured, underwhelming hop character. Bit of toffee.
Redemption - Trinity3.00Not TriedRan out just as I was waiting to order one.
28 Aug 2012 (Martin the Mildman)
A few drinkers and early diners in late afternoon on a Tuesday.
Ilkley - Rhubarb Saison5.90AcceptableNot really my style of beer, but this hazy pale/golden ale was well brewed. Quite bitter with citrus hop notes and a yeasty dryness in the finish. My score 14/20.
14 Jul 2012 (Martin the Mildman)
Fairly busy late on a Saturday afternoon.
Hackney - Golden Ale4.00GoodA well balanced dark gold beer with good all round flavours and a easy drinking character. My score 15/20.

About the North Pole

The pub sign. North Pole, Hoxton, Central London

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Hoxton, Central London, N1 7BJ.

Recently refurbished pub with a number of different drinking areas and an open kitchen serving gastropub type food. Handpumps dispense real ales (and ciders) from local and regional brewers. There is also a good range of keg and bottled beers. Reopened in October 2015 after a period of closure.

We have visited this pub 5 times, seen 9 different beers and tried 7 of them.

Map location

Postcode: N1 7BJ