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The Railway (Ei Group (formerly Enterprise Inns))

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Redemption - HopspurExceptional1
Southwark - Single Hop Series CalypsoExcellent1
Park - SylvaExcellent1
Portobello - Stiff LipExcellent1
Three Sods - Mud PuddlerExcellent1
By The Horns - HeatwaveGood1
Sambrook's - American Red AleNot Tried0
Southwark - PamplemousseNot Tried0
Park - Tread Lightly (was 3% and was 3.2%)Not Tried0
Sambrook's - WandleNot Tried0
Portobello - Autumn RedNot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Brakeman American Brown AleNot Tried0

Visits Details

05 Oct 2021 (ChrisE)
I arrived just after Noon to meet up with some friends. Very quiet at this time of dsy.
Redemption - Hopspur4.50Exceptional
Sambrook's - Junction4.50Not Tried
24 Sep 2021 (Magnus Greel)
Early afternoon to early evening, quiet upon arrival however this changed as the afternoon progressed. First NESW meeting for 18 months with a dozen or so participants. Modern trendy pub with a focus on ales from London breweries.
Portobello - Stiff Lip5.50ExcellentFull bodied toasty flavours, popular among our group tonight.
By The Horns - Heatwave3.80GoodRefreshing pale ale slight citrus notes to distract from its blandness.
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Not Tried
Portobello - Autumn Red4.40Not Tried
13 Apr 2019 (Stephen Harris)
We arrived at this pub (a friend's local) before opening hours, so started with breakfast in the back room. Then into the front room when the appropriate hour was reached.
Southwark - Single Hop Series Calypso5.00ExcellentFine hop flavours.
Park - Sylva4.40ExcellentVery heavily hopped.
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Not Tried
19 Feb 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
We took over the function room for a CAMRA Revitalisation decisions seminar for 3 hours in the evening. Well run Pubco house and good to see just London brewers' wares on offer on handpump.
Three Sods - Mud Puddler4.90ExcellentToo good to move off this one all evening
East London (ELB) - Brakeman American Brown Ale4.20Not Tried
Sambrook's - American Red Ale4.20Not Tried
Southwark - Pamplemousse5.00Not Tried
Park - Tread Lightly (was 3% and was 3.2%)3.10Not TriedName may be related to a Sir David Attenborough environmental statement

About The Railway

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Streatham, Greater London, SW16 5SD.

Well run Pubco house in Greyhound Lane opposite the entrance to Streatham Common railway station. Front bar with 5 handpumps. Rear area is a large well appointed bare-boarded function room with its own bar, although no handpumps. At February 2018 selling only London micros' real ales. Local CAMRA branch Pub of the Year 2020.

We have visited this pub 4 times, seen 13 different beers and tried 6 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SW16 5SD