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The Lord Northbrook (Fuller's)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Hop Stuff - Renegade IPAExcellent1
Hackney - American Pale AleExcellent1
Fuller's - London PrideGood1
Castle Rock - Harvest PaleGood1
Brockley - Golden AleGood1
London Fields - 3 Weiss Monkeys Acceptable1
Old Dairy - Red TopAcceptable1
Wychwood - HobgoblinNot Tried0
Westerham - British Bulldog "BB" (was 4.3%)Not Tried0
Robinsons - Dizzy BlondeNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Silver TopNot Tried0
Caledonian - Golden PromiseNot Tried0
Hop Stuff - Saisonniers Not Tried0
Hop Stuff - Pale AleNot Tried0
Signature Brew - Backstage IPANot Tried0
Signature Brew - Remedy Pale AleNot Tried0
Redstone - IotaNot Tried0
Adnams - Southwold BitterNot Tried0
Weltons - Schooner BlondNot Tried0
Signature Brew - SessionNot Tried0
Fuller's - Gale's Seafarers AleNot Tried0
Bexley - RedhouseNot Tried0
Fuller's - Oliver's IslandNot Tried0
Bexley - Session Ruby AleNot Tried0
Fuller's - Front RowNot Tried0
Adnams - Mosaic Pale AleNot Tried0

Visits Details

14 Feb 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Afternoon visit after Lee chores. Friendly staff, sedate atmosphere but killed by the higher than central London prices, absolutely no justification for that. Visit was one pint and no chance of an imminent return.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Castle Rock - Harvest Pale3.80GoodSlight haze, would expect above perfection at £4.70pp
Fuller's - London Pride4.10Not Tried£4.60 pp would be scandalous even in central London
Fuller's - Gale's Seafarers Ale3.60Not Tried
Fuller's - Front Row3.70Not Tried
Adnams - Mosaic Pale Ale4.10Not Tried
05 Sep 2017 (Magnus Greel)
Mid afternoon and quiet. Gone a bit trendy for my liking.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's - London Pride4.10GoodRather flat compared to my last one at the Summerfield. Plus 80p more for the privilege.
Fuller's - Gale's Seafarers Ale3.60Not Tried
Bexley - Redhouse4.20Not Tried
Fuller's - Oliver's Island3.80Not Tried
Bexley - Session Ruby Ale3.70Not Tried
05 Oct 2014 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
London Fields - 3 Weiss Monkeys 5.50AcceptableA white IPA (wheat beer / IPA mix) with a flat head. £4.20 pp
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Weltons - Schooner Blond4.60Not Tried
Signature Brew - Session4.00Not Tried
11 May 2014 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Will only ever be a 1 pint visit here due to high prices. Busy though with most tables occupied and some live music about to start.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hackney - American Pale Ale4.50ExcellentHave to say was in first class nick. £4.20 pp though deters a longer stay
Hop Stuff - Pale Ale4.50Not Tried
Signature Brew - Backstage IPA5.60Not Tried
Signature Brew - Remedy Pale Ale4.50Not Tried
Redstone - Iota4.10Not Tried
02 Apr 2014 (Stephen Harris)
I popped in here for 45 minutes in the early evening as I was early for meeting some friends nearby. Eyebrow-raisingly expensive for a suburban pub, but pleasant, busy and clearly popular. I just missed a Shamblemoose Brewery beer which ran out as I arrived.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hop Stuff - Renegade IPA5.60ExcellentGolden in colour. Strong-tasting and full-bodied. Fruity hops, dry finish.
Brockley - Golden Ale3.80GoodGolden in colour. A nice, crisp, refreshing pint.
Caledonian - Golden Promise5.00Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Saisonniers 4.50Not Tried
23 May 2013 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. My first visit ever here. At £4 pp just one here - Central London premium price for a low abv beer in the suburbs. Better value elsewhere and nearby.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - Red Top3.80AcceptableCloying and sticky. Top up requested as the local parson was displaying his collar here
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Westerham - British Bulldog "BB" (was 4.3%)4.10Not Tried
Robinsons - Dizzy Blonde3.80Not Tried
Old Dairy - Silver Top4.50Not Tried

About The Lord Northbrook

The pub sign. The Lord Northbrook, Lee, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent2
Good3
Acceptable2
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Lee, Greater London, SE12 8PU.

In Burnt Ash Road close to Lee railway station and on a number of bus routes. Not so long ago this pub picked up the News Shopper newspaper award for Worst Pub in South East London. Completely transformed since - the proprietors have stripped back the walls, taken off the 1970s chintz and stripes. Now pastel blue painted walls and framed pictures. Wooden floors throughout and high quality seats, chairs and tables. Lower level at the back is down several steps. Garden for summer days! Snacks and meals menu. Regular live music sessions and other organised activities. Very expensive real ale for the area served through 5 handpumps. Acquired by Fuller's in spring 2016.

We have visited this pub 6 times, seen 26 different beers and tried 7 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE12 8PU