Kilburn and the High Roads: Daytime Crawl of Cricklewood, Brondesbury and Kilburn

Saturday 18 October 2014

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

A text version of the crawl notes is here: Crawl Notes - Cricklewood, Brondesbury and Kilburn

Meet at 12 noon in the lounge bar off the modern hotel lobby at The Crown.

1. The Crown

The Crown Arrive: 12.00pm
Address: 142-152 Cricklewood Broadway, Cricklewood, NW2 3ED

Real ales: Fullers London Pride and Sharp’s Doom Bar are usually served here.

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Directions to the next pub: Further north along Cricklewood Broadway at number 301 is the The Heritage Inn, Kilburn which you may wish to see. It does not open until 4pm on a Saturday but it has a fine exterior.

On leaving the Crown, turn right and walk to the bus stop called Cricklewood Broadway/The Crown. Catch a 16, 32, 189, 316 or 332 bus to the stop called Brondesbury Station. On the way, not far from the Crown, note the Windmill Hotel, 57 Cricklewood Broadway, a fine building with a Flemish gable with a segmented pediment and central window on the first floor with a terracotta moulding underneath depicting a windmill. More windmills are depicted on the gables of the dormer windows. This pub opens at 4pm on a Saturday if you wish to visit it later. Alight from the bus and cross over Kilburn High Road at the pedestrian crossing to...

2. The North London Tavern

The North London Tavern Arrive: 1.00pm
Address: 375 Kilburn High Road, Brondesbury, NW6 7QB

Real ales: Beers said to be available here on the day of the crawl are Old Dairy Green Hop; Portobello Pilsener; Triple F Jabberwocky; and Twickenham Strange Brew.

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This is the official lunch stop on the crawl.

Directions to the next pub: Retrace your steps to the bus stop and catch a 16, 32, 189, 316 or 332 bus to the stop called Buckley Road. Alight from the bus and walk into...

3. The Black Lion

The Black Lion Arrive: 2.30pm
Address: 274 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, NW6 2BY

Real ales: No real ale is served here but bottled Guinness and other bottled beers are available.

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Directions to the next pub: On leaving the pub, you may wish to continue down Kilburn High Road to number 125 to visit the The Cock Tavern, Kilburn, a fine Victorian pub with a tiled panel inside depicting the eponymous cock. Otherwise, turn left and cross over Kilburn High Road. Turn left again and continue down Kilburn High Road to the junction with Buckley Road. Turn right and walk down Buckley Road to the junction with Callcott Road. Turn left and walk down Callcott Road to Willesden Lane. Cross over Willesden Lane, turn right and walk down Willesden Lane to...

4. The Prince of Wales

The Prince of Wales Arrive: 3.15pm
Address: 97-101 Willesden Lane, Kilburn, NW6 7SD

Real ales: No real ale is served here.

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Directions to the next pub: Turn right out of the pub and walk along Willesden Lane to the junction with Tennyson Road. Turn right into Tennyson Road and walk down Tennyson Road to the junction with Lonsdale Road. Turn right and walk down Lonsdale Road to the junction with Salusbury Road. Turn right, cross over Salusbury Road, turn right again and walk along Salusbury Road to...

5. The Corrib Rest

The Corrib Rest Arrive: 4.00pm
Address: 50-52 Salusbury Road, Kilburn, NW6 6NN

Real ales: Fullers London Pride is served here.

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Directions to the next pub: On leaving the pub, turn right and walk down Salusbury Road to...

6. The Salusbury

The Salusbury Arrive: 10.00pm
Address: 50-52 Salusbury Road, Kilburn, NW6 6NN

Real ales: Two Greene King ales and two interesting guests are usually served here.

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Directions to the next pub: Turn right out of the pub, cross over Salusbury Road, turn right again and walk along Salusbury Road to the bus stop. Catch a 206 bus to the stop called Kilburn High Road. Alight from the bus, turn right and cross over Kilburn High Road. Turn left and walk down Kilburn High Road to...

7. The Queens Arms

The Queens Arms Arrive: 10.00pm
Address: 1 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, NW6 5SE

Real ales: Youngs Bitter and Special; and Wells Bombardier are usually served here.

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