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The Watch House (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Greene King - Abbot AleGood9
Greene King - Ruddles BestAcceptable1
Sharp's - Doom BarGood1
Windsor & Eton - Knight of the GarterUndrinkable1
Black Sheep - Monty Python's Dead ParrotNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Autumn RedNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Grandstand BitterNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked LadiesNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Red SkyNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Summer SunNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - CanberraNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - GuardsmanNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - Windsor KnotNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Watch House, Lewisham, Greater London

Visits Details

17 Oct 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Early morning after midnight visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00ExcellentFine form
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked Ladies4.40Not Tried
Black Sheep - Monty Python's Dead Parrot4.10Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Red Sky4.10Not Tried
10 Oct 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
After being treated like a mug at the Welling 'Spoon's, an early morning after midnight visit here.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Autumn Red4.40Not Tried
09 Oct 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Early morning, well after midnight, visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Knight of the Garter3.80Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Windsor Knot4.00Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Canberra4.00Not Tried
02 Oct 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
After midnight early morning visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00AcceptableGood bittering
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Grandstand Bitter3.80Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Guardsman4.20Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Windsor Knot4.00Not Tried
28 Sep 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Acceptable
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked Ladies4.40Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Windsor Knot4.00Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Autumn Red4.40Not Tried
26 Sep 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Brief early morning after midnight visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Windsor Knot4.00Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Canberra4.00Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Summer Sun4.40Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
25 Sep 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Early morning after midnight visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Windsor Knot4.00Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Canberra4.00Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Summer Sun4.40Not Tried
21 Sep 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked Ladies4.40Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Windsor Knot4.00Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Canberra4.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
19 Sep 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Early morning just after midnight visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked Ladies4.40Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Summer Sun4.40Not Tried
14 Sep 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until close. Oh dear on the ales front. No Abbot and worse still.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00GoodThe replacement offered, Surprisingly drinkable
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70AcceptableAs on a downer why not try it at £1.19. No nose or taste, brewed to upset no one
Windsor & Eton - Knight of the Garter3.80UndrinkableOne sniff, one sip. Replaced with good grace
Windsor & Eton - Guardsman4.20Not TriedBar staff warned me off as others had complained

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About The Watch House

The pub sign. The Watch House, Lewisham, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional4
Excellent139
Good223
Acceptable99
Poor24

Website.

The pub is found in Lewisham, Greater London, SE13 6JP.

A busy pub in Lewisham High Street that's small by Wetherspoon's standards. Bookshelves around internal pillars make views across the floor difficult. A bit like a chameleon it changes clientele during its long day, attracting market folk whilst the street market is open then a mixed group of faces later on. Here staff do get to know their customers. Sports 2 banks each of 6 handpumps.

We have visited this pub 428 times, seen 725 different beers and tried 317 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE13 6JP