Compact and Bijou: Evening Crawl of Mayfair

Wednesday 18 April 2012.

A text version of the crawl notes is here: Crawl Notes - Mayfair

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

1. Audley

Arrive: 7.00 PM

Address: The Audley, 41-43 Mount Street, Mayfair, W1K 2RX.

Real ales: London Pride; St Austell Tribute; and three guest ales are usually available here.

Read about the Audley

Directions to next pub: Turn right out of the pub and walk along Mount Street to the junction with South Audley Street. Cross over Mount Street and walk along South Audley Street to the junction with South Street. Turn left into South Street (note the Japanese tiled picture panels in the pilasters at T. Goode & Co.’s china shop (1876-7) and the blue plaque to Lord Ashfield, the first Chairman of London Transport) and walk along South Street to

2. Punch Bowl

Arrive: 7.45 PM.

Address: The Punch Bowl, 41 Farm Street, Mayfair, W1J 5RP.

Real ales: Caledonian Deuchars IPA; Shepherd Neame Spitfire; and Wells Bombardier are usually available here.

Read about the Punch Bowl

Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and continue down Farm Street to the end, turn right and walk to the junction with Hill Street. Cross over Hill Street to

3. Coach & Horses

Arrive: 8.15 PM.

Address: The Coach & Horses, 5 Hill Street, Mayfair, W1J 5LD.

Real ales: The pub is in the Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA) Good Beer Guide 2012 and Shepherd Neame Kents Best and Spitfire are usually served here.

Read about the Coach & Horses

Directions to next pub: Turn right and continue down Hill Street to Berkeley Square. Cross over Hill Street and walk round Berkeley Square to the junction with Bruton Place. Walk down Bruton Place to

4. Guinea

Arrive: 8.45 PM.

Address: The Guinea, 30 Bruton Place, Mayfair, W1J 6PT.

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

Read about the Guinea

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, continue along Bruton Place to the junction with Bruton Street, turn left and walk up Bruton Street to the pedestrian crossing. Cross over Bruton Street, turn right and walk down Bruton Street to

5. Coach & Horses

Arrive: 9.15 PM.

Address: The Coach & Horses, 5 Bruton Street, Mayfair, W1J 6PT.

Real ales: Like the other Coach & Horses on this crawl, the pub is in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2012 and Fullers London Pride; Youngs London Gold; Wells Bombardier and a guest beer are usually served here.

Read about the Coach & Horses

Directions to next pub: Turn right out of the pub and walk up Bruton Street to the junction with New Bond Street. Cross over New Bond Street and walk up Conduit Street to the zebra crossing. Turn left to cross over Conduit Street via the zebra crossing and walk along Mill Street to the junction with Maddox Street. Cross over Maddox Street to

6. Masons Arms

Arrive: 9.45 PM.

Address: The Masons Arms, 38 Maddox Street, Mayfair, W1S 1PY.

Real ales: Greene King IPA, London Glory, Old Golden Hen and Old Speckled Hen are usually served here.

Read about the Masons Arms

The Regional Inventory descriptions in these notes are extracts from a book published in July 2008 by CAMRA called London Heritage Pubs: An Inside Story. Historic Pub Interiors in the Capital by Geoff Brandwood and Jane Jephcote. The book has descriptions and photographs of all 156 pubs currently on the London Regional Inventory.