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The Florence (Metropolitan Pub Co. (Greene King))

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Florence - WeaselExcellent1
Florence - House BitterGood1
Florence - BonoboGood1
Hop Stuff - FusilierGood1
Williams Brothers - GoldNot Tried0
Greene King - Hardys & Hansons Kimberley BitterNot Tried0
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - Knight of the GarterNot Tried0
Clarkshaws - Gorgon's Alive!Not Tried0
G2 - OrionNot Tried0
Canopy - Tall TreesNot Tried0

Visits Details

31 Jul 2018 (Stephen Harris)
This is the busiest of the three Herne Hill pubs I visit this-afternoon. Good to discover that brewing is again taking place at this attractive pub, by an outfit called Craft Academy.
Florence - House Bitter4.10GoodAn amber-coloured Bitter, with nice hop flavours and a good malt body.
G2 - Orion3.80Not Tried
Canopy - Tall Trees4.20Not Tried
15 Apr 2016 (Stephen Harris)
Late afternoon and Friday evening trade is beginning to build. The in-house brewery (which had been used by both Florence and Head in a Hat breweries) is not currently in use.
Hop Stuff - Fusilier4.30GoodAmber coloured. A nice light and hoppy Bitter.
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Knight of the Garter3.80Not Tried
Clarkshaws - Gorgon's Alive!4.00Not Tried
27 Apr 2013 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. A Greene King house with in-house brewery. Large venue, very busy. Slow sales of real ale.
Florence - Weasel4.50Excellent£3.55 pp expensive if it is receiving progressive beer duty savings. Excellent beer though.
Williams Brothers - Gold3.90Not Tried
Greene King - Hardys & Hansons Kimberley Bitter3.90Not TriedOnly displayed vestige of Greene King ownership
Florence - Bonobo4.50Not Tried
03 Nov 2012 (Martin the Mildman)
Third person in before lunchtime on a Saturday.
Florence - Bonobo4.50GoodRed/brown, fruity malty bitter with a pleasant fruity finish. My score 15/20.

About The Florence

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Herne Hill, Greater London, SE24 0NG.

Large Victorian pub with its own brewery. A single central bar serves two home brewed and two guest beers, one of which is normally from the new owners, Greene King. Seating is a mix of high benches and low level sofas with a few normal height tables. After Greene King took over the venue they permitted the in-house brewery to continue. Metropolitan Pub Co. is a Greene King pub brand. There are eight handpumps on the bar.

We have visited this pub 4 times, seen 11 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE24 0NG