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The Pilot Inn (Fuller, Smith & Turner)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PorterExceptional1
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - ESBExcellent2
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Wild RiverGood1
By The Horns - Diamond GeezerGood1
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Gale's Spring SprinterGood1
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Brit Hop (collaboration with Hardknott)Good1
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Discovery BlondNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - ChiswickNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Gale's HSBNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Front RowNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Gale's Seafarers AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Pilot Inn, Greenwich Peninsula, Greater London

Visits Details

23 Mar 2014 (Stephen Harris)
Very busy at late lunchtime on a Sunday – I had hardly room to squeeze into the standing area in front of the bar, before finding a stool to perch on. The latest in a line of refurbishments has meant that this pub is definitely no longer the ‘old fashioned boozer’ it could be described as as recently as 2009.
BeerABVScoreNotes
By The Horns - Diamond Geezer4.90GoodA very good bitter.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - ESB5.50Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Gale's HSB4.80Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Front Row3.70Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Gale's Spring Sprinter4.00Not Tried
18 Mar 2014 (Magnus Greel)
Nearest pub after Emirates skyline ride, lunchtime fairly quiet with about half a dozen customers.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - ESB5.50ExcellentDry bitter taste with oaky whisky tones. Excellent.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Gale's Spring Sprinter4.00GoodFairly bland with hint of grapefruit.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Brit Hop (collaboration with Hardknott)4.10GoodNot as hoppy as I was expecting with a refreshing and pleasant elderflower aftertaste.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Gale's Seafarers Ale3.60Not Tried
By The Horns - Diamond Geezer4.90Not Tried
17 Jul 2012 (Philip Pirrip)
2055 hours visit. No one drinking at the bar. Evening quiz in full swing. Rather mucky on the bar top with a large number of dead glasses all stacked - perhaps why drinkers shun drinking at the bar itself. No atmosphere.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - ESB5.50GoodNo head retention and rather cloying
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Discovery Blond3.90Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Chiswick3.50Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Wild River4.50Not Tried
11 Jul 2012 (HSB)
Stopped for a drink before sampling the Emirates Cable Car. Early doors, very quiet.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Wild River4.50Good
08 Apr 2009 (Dubbel)
In spite of the false advertising earlier in the week, the lure of one of the nation's finest porters was too much to bear. In the absence of Jimbo, Jnr and the OH, I headed down straight from work on my own and was very glad that I did. I sat out the front with the warm evening sun setting behind the gas tower, overlooking the Dome wondering whether you might be able to hear the concerts from there, savouring every sip.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Porter5.40ExceptionalMy God I love this beer! Optimum condition, having been on a day. Classical porter in every way from its dusky brown-black body and tan head to its spectacular deep, heavy bovril and dark choc malts, floral edge then lasting gravy finish. Another desert island cask.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - ESB5.50Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Discovery Blond3.90Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Chiswick3.50Not Tried
06 Apr 2009 (Dubbel)
After discovering that this was one of the Fuller's houses that would be stocking London Porter in celebration of National Cask Ale Week, I dragged the good lady down here for a reccy. We arrived and saw the POS promotion material confirming we were in the right place. However, after inquiring I was informed that the porter would not be put on until tomorrow. I was offered a pasturised bottled equivalent, which I moodily accepted. We sat in the illuminated back garden, complete with water feature which was very peaceful indeed and felt a million miles from London.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - ESB5.50Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Discovery Blond3.90Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Chiswick3.50Not Tried

About The Pilot Inn

The pub sign. The Pilot Inn, Greenwich Peninsula, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent1
Good5
Acceptable-
Poor-

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The pub is found in Greenwich Peninsula, Greater London, SE10 0BE.

A stone's throw from the O2 Dome in an area dominated by new builds and 21st Century technology sits this old fashioned boozer. On a cobbled street bolted onto the end of a row of redbrick cottages. Pub benches on the cobbled front and a secluded sunken landscaped beer garden to the rear, complete with two decked areas with excellent provision for smokers. Affordable daily specials and a screen showing the football. Substantially refurbished in middle 2013 to add a 50 cover dining area. Has private function room with balcony and 10 boutique bedrooms in the hotel.

We have visited this pub 6 times, seen 12 different beers and tried 6 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 0BE