Eastern Delights: Daytime Crawl of East Ham, Plaistow, Isle of Dogs and Limehouse

Saturday 26 October 2019.

All welcome to join the crawl, whether a CAMRA member or not.

A Word version of the crawl notes s here: Word Crawl Notes, and a PDF version is here: PDF Crawl Notes. Terry Casey's map of the area is here: Map of Area

Public transport will be required at times.

1. Denmark Arms

Arrive: 12.00 Noon

Address: The Denmark Arms, 381 Barking Rd, East Ham, E6 1LA.

Real ales: Volden Session is usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, cross over Barking Road and turn left and then right into High Street South. Walk along High Street South to bus stop T (called Newham Town Hall). Catch a 58 or 115 bus to stop P (called Upton Park/Green Street). Alight from the bus, turn right and continue along Barking Road to a pelican crossing. Cross over Barking Road to

2. Boleyn Tavern

Arrive: 2.00 PM.

Address: The Boleyn Tavern, 1 Barking Rd, East Ham, E6 1PW.

Real ales: Fuller’s London Pride is usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: Retrace your steps to the bus stop and catch a 115 bus to stop BA (called Plaistow/Prince Regent Lane). Alight from the bus, turn left, cross over Barking Road, turn right and walk to the junction with Greengate Street. Turn left and walk down Greengate Street to bus stop GU (called Barking Road). Catch a 262 or 473 bus to stop T (called Balaam Street). Alight from the bus, turn right and walk to the zebra crossing. Cross over the High Street, turn left and walk to

3. Black Lion

Arrive: 3.00 PM.

Address: Black Lion, 59-61 High St, Plaistow, E13 0AD.

Real ales: Courage Best; Mighty Oak Captain Bob; St Austell Tribute; and Sharp’s Doom Bar are usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: Turn right out of the pub and walk along the High Street to a pedestrian crossing. Cross over the High Street, turn right and continue along the High Street to the junction with Upper Road. Turn left and walk along Upper Road to bus stop H (called High Street Plaistow). Catch a 69 bus to stop A (called Canning Town Station). Alight from the bus and catch a 115 bus from stop G to stop A (called Bazely Street). Alight from the bus, turn left into Newby Place and walk along Newby Place to stop G. Catch a D6 bus to stop AP (called Crossharbour Station). Alight from the bus, turn left and walk to the junction. Cross over the road to

4. George

Arrive: 4.45 PM.

Address: The George, 114 Glengall Grove, Isle of Dogs, E14 3ND.

Real ales: Sharp’s Doom Bar; Timothy Taylor Landlord; and Truman’s Zephyr are usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, cross over East Ferry Road to Crossharbour DLR Station. Catch a train to Island Gardens Station. Alight from the train and on leaving the station turn left and walk along Manchester Road to the junction with Ferry Street. Turn left and walk along Ferry Street to

5. Ferry House

Arrive: 5.30 PM.

Address: The Ferry House, 26 Ferry St, Isle of Dogs, E14 3DT.

Real ales: A real ale from Brockley Brewery is usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and walk down Ferry Street to the junction with Manchester Road. Turn right and walk along Manchester Road to bus stop E (called East Ferry Road). Catch a 135 or D7 bus to stop WM (called Limehouse Police Station). Alight from the bus, turn right and walk to the pelican crossing. Cross over Commercial Road via successive pelican crossings, turn left and walk along Commercial Road to

6. Star of the East

Arrive: 6.45 PM.

Address: The Star of the East, 805a Commercial Rd, Limehouse, E14 7HG.

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