Ancient and Modern: Daytime Crawl of Brentford, Chiswick and Hammersmith

Saturday 11 June 2016.

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

A Word version of the crawl notes is 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. One Over the Ait

Arrive: 12.00 Noon.

Address: The One Over the Ait, 8 Kew Bridge Rd, Brentford, TW8 0ND.

Real ales: Cornish Orchards Vintage Cider; and Fullers ESB, London Pride and Oliver’s Island are usually served here.

Read about the One Over the Ait

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, walk to Kew Bridge Road and cross over Kew Bridge Road using the pelican crossings to.

2. Express Tavern

Arrive: 12.45 PM.

Address: The Express Tavern, Kew Bridge Rd, Brentford, TW8 0EW.

Real ales: Ten handpumps dispense real ale and five handpumps dispense real cider here.

Read about the Express Tavern

This is the official lunch stop on the crawl but food is also served at the next pub on the crawl and there are other places nearby to find food if you prefer.

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, cross over Kew Road using the pelican crossings, turn right and then left into Strand on the Green. Walk along Strand on the Green and cross over Strand on the Green to

3. Bell & Crown

Arrive: 2.15 PM.

Address: The Bell & Crown, 72 Strand-on-the-Green, Chiswick, W4 3PF.

Real ales: Fullers HSB, London Pride, Oliver’s Island and a seasonal ale are usually served here.

Read about the Bell & Crown

Directions to next pub: [After leaving this pub you may wish to visit the City Barge, further east along Strand on the Green which has a range of six real ales (mostly from London breweries) and one real cider. Also on Strand on the Green is the historic Bull’s Head.] Leave the Bell & Crown via the riverside door, turn right and walk along the riverside back to bus stop X (called Kew Bridge Station) near the Express Tavern. Catch a 267 or 391 bus to the stop called Ravenscourt Park. Alight from the bus, turn left and walk along King Street to the pelican crossing. Cross over King Street, turn right and then left into Black Lion Lane. Walk down Black Lion Lane to the subway and use the subway to cross the main road. Cross South Black Lion Lane, turn right and walk down South Black Lion Lane to

4. Black Lion

Arrive: 3.15 PM.

Address: The Black Lion, 2 South Black Lion Lane, Chiswick, W6 9TH.

Real ales: Adnams Ghost Ship; Caledonian Black Lion (house ale), Boat Race Ale, Deuchars IPA, Flying Scotsman; and Fullers London Pride are usually served here.

Read about the Black Lion

Directions to next pub: [After leaving this pub and on the way to the next one on the crawl you may wish to try the Old Ship, 25 Upper Mall and/or the Rutland Arms, 15 Lower Mall.] Turn left out of the Black Lion, continue along South Black Lion Lane to the riverside, turn left and walk along the riverside (noting the blue plaque to the artist, Eric Ravilious on the corner of Weltje Street on the way) to

5. Dove

Arrive: 4.00 PM.

Address: The Dove, 19 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, W6 9TA.

Real ales: Fullers ESB, London Pride and seasonal ales; and Gales Seafarer are normally served here.

Read about the Dove

Directions to next pub: Turn right out of the pub and right again. Walk to the riverside, turn left and walk along the river to

6. Blue Anchor

Arrive: 4.45 PM.

Address: The Blue Anchor, 13 Lower Mall, Hammersmith, W6 9DJ. Real ales: Four handpumps dispense real ales from London and national breweries here.

Read about the Blue Anchor

Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and continue along the riverside and underneath Hammersmith Bridge. Turn left into Queen Caroline Street and then right into Crisp Road. Walk along Crisp Road to the junction with Chancellors Road, turn right and walk to the riverside. Turn left and walk along the riverside to

7. Blue Boat

Arrive: 5.30 PM

Address: Distillery Rd, Hammersmith, W6 9RU.

Real Ales: Cornish Orchards Blush Cider; Fullers London Pride and Oliver’s Island are usually served here.

Read about the Blue Boat

Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and continue along the Thames Path to the railing barrier. Turn left and walk up the road to the junction with Rainville Road. Turn right and walk along Rainville Road to

8. Crabtree

Arrive: 6.15 PM

Address: The Crabtree, Rainville Rd, Hammersmith, W6 9HA.

Real Ales: Greene King IPA plus four interesting guest ales from London microbreweries are normally served here.

Read about the Crabtree