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The Elgin (Geronimo Inns (Young's))

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Grandstand BitterGood1
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)Good2
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
St Austell - Proper JobNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Elgin, Ladbroke Grove, Greater London
Picture 2. The Elgin, Ladbroke Grove, Greater London
Picture 3. The Elgin, Ladbroke Grove, Greater London
Jason Jones

Visits Details

23 Aug 2020 (Magnus Greel)
Mid evening fairly busy, no drinking at the bar thus allocated a free table by the attentive staff on entrance duty.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)3.70ExcellentNigh on faultless which was a pleasant surprise, I forced myself to have another just to make sure.
St Austell - Proper Job4.50Not TriedAlas I couldn't try this as pipe cleaning was in progress
20 Aug 2018 (Magnus Greel)
Mid evening busy inside in this superb preserved gem of a boozer. Shame about the beer range on tonight.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)3.70PoorOh dear. Tired hazy and slightly sour. Drinkable just about.
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not TriedWow this found it's way to London? Naah I must need to visit my opticians soon I think...
09 Mar 2018 (Magnus Greel)
Mid afternoon and busy in the main bar but quieter in the Elgin bar where I found myself. I liked the atmosphere here despite the recent refurb.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Grandstand Bitter3.80GoodThe barman warned me this has been cloudy so offered to pull a few through thence a taster which was fine and soon cleared. I asked if a sparkler was fitted alas he knew not of such devices.
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not TriedRegular scribes can only imagine how tempted I was.
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)3.70Not Tried

About The Elgin

The pub sign. The Elgin, Ladbroke Grove, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent1
Good1
Acceptable-
Poor1

Website.

The pub is found in Ladbroke Grove, Greater London, W11 1PY.

In Ladbroke Grove close to Portobello Road street market this street corner pub was once the Frog & Firkin. At one time the pub served as a horse-bus depot with a combined waiting and refreshment room for passengers and is on CAMRA's Inventory of Nationally Important interiors.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 4 different beers and tried 2 of them.

Map location

Postcode: W11 1PY