Style, Substance and E Numbers: Daytime Crawl of Greenford, West Ealing, Acton and Chiswick


Saturday 28 February 2009.

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

A text version of the crawl notes is here: Daytime Crawl of Greenford, West Ealing, Acton and Chiswick

1. The Bridge

Arrive: 12.00 Noon

Address: The Bridge, Western Avenue, Greenford, UB6 8ST.

Real ales: Charles Wells Bombardier, and Young’s Bitter, Special and Winter Warmer are served here.

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Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, go down the subway and leave it by Exit 4. Turn right and walk to the nearest bus stop in Greenford Road. Catch the 92, 95, 105 or E6 bus to the stop just before the junction of Greenford Road and Ruislip Road East (the stop is called Ruislip Road East). Alight from the bus, turn left into Ruislip Road East and catch the E2 or E9 bus to the first stop after the bus turns into Scotch Common. Alight from the bus, turn left and walk along Scotch Common to

2. The Duke of Kent

Arrive: 1.00 PM.

Address: The Duke of Kent, 2 Scotch Common, West Ealing, W13.

Real ales: Fuller’s Chiswick, Discovery and London Pride plus seasonal ales are usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: Turn right out of the pub and walk along Scotch Common to the junction with Argyle Road. Turn right into Argyle Road and walk to the bus stop. Catch the E7 bus to the stop just before the junction of Drayton Green Road and The Avenue. Alight from the bus and cross over The Avenue to

3. The Drayton Court Hotel

Arrive: 2.45 PM.

Address: The Drayton Court Hotel, 2 The Avenue, West Ealing, W13.

Real ales: Fuller’s Chiswick, Discovery, ESB and London Pride plus seasonal ales are usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and walk along The Avenue to where Drayton Green Road begins, then continue along Drayton Green Road to the junction with Uxbridge Road. Cross over Uxbridge Road to Northfield Avenue. Walk to the nearest bus stop on the left-hand (east) side of Northfield Avenue and catch the E2 or E3 bus to the stop just after the junction of Northfield Avenue and Leighton Road. Cross over Northfield Avenue, turn right and walk to the junction with Leighton Road. Turn left into Leighton Road and cross over to

4. The Forester

Arrive: 3.45 PM.

Address: The Forester, 2 Leighton Road, West Ealing, W13.

Real Ales: Courage Best and Hop Back Summer Lightning are usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, retrace your steps to the bus stop and catch the E3 bus to the junction of Acton High Street and King Street (the stop is called King Street). Alight from the bus and cross over Acton High Street to

5. The George & Dragon

Arrive: 4.45 PM.

Address: The George & Dragon, 183 High Street, Acton, W3.

Real ales: Fuller’s Chiswick, Discovery and London Pride plus Gales HSB are usually served here.

Read about The George & Dragon

Directions to next pub: Retrace your steps to the bus stop and catch the E3 bus to the stop just after the junction of Bath Road and Turnham Green Terrace (the stop is called Turnham Green Station). Alight from the bus, turn left and walk to the junction of Turnham Green Terrace and Bath Road. Turn right into Bath Road and walk along it to

6. The Tabard

Arrive: 5.45 PM.

Address: The Tabard, 2 Bath Road, Chiswick, W4.

Real ales: Fuller’s Chiswick, Greene King IPA, Ruddles County and a guest beer are usually available here.

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Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, retrace your steps to the bus stop and catch the E3 to the stop just before the junction of Chiswick High Road and Heathfield Terrace (the stop is called Turnham Green Church). Alight from the bus, cross over Chiswick High Road and continue along Chiswick High Road to

7. The Old Pack Horse

Arrive: 6.30 PM.

Address: The Old Pack Horse, 434 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4.

Real ales: Fuller’s Chiswick, Discovery, ESB and London Pride are usually available here.

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The Regional and National 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.