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The Picture House (Wetherspoon)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Marston's - PedigreeExcellent1
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Stonehenge - Old SmokeyNot Tried0
Nelson - Pieces of EightNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's London Special (was Special)Not Tried0
Adnams - Sixpoint Bengali (previously Bengali Tiger)Not Tried0

Visits Details

18 Sep 2013 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. A feast for the eyes as a railway station sized bar of a pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Excellent
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Stonehenge - Old Smokey5.00Not Tried
Nelson - Pieces of Eight3.80Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's London Special (was Special)4.50Not Tried
Adnams - Sixpoint Bengali (previously Bengali Tiger)6.40Not TriedCollaboration brew with Sixpoint Brewery of Brooklyn, New York - brewed exclusively for JD Wetherspoon

About The Picture House

The pub sign. The Picture House, Stafford, Staffordshire

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The pub is found in Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2HL.

In Bridge Street in the town centre The Picture House first opened its doors to cinema-going public on the eve of the First World War on 23rd February 1914 with independent exhibitor Goodall Pictures. On that day, admission prices to a matinee showing of The House of Temperley ranged from three pence to one shilling. On 28 April 1930, The Picture House screened its first 'talkie'. The cinema screened films until the 1990s, it closed as a cinema on 30th March 1995 and opened as a Wetherspoon pub on 6th March 1997. Now a vast pub on several levels matching the slope of the old seating areas with the bar counter across the full width of the old screen area at the bottom. There is a street canopy made of wrought iron which has the pub's name made out in coloured glass. Two banks each of 5 handpumps sported on the counter.

We have visited this pub once, seen 7 different beers and tried 1 of them.

Map location

Postcode: ST16 2HL