A Hoare-ing We Shall Go: Evening Crawl of Hoare & Co Pubs

Wednesday 21 August 2019.

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 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. George IV

Arrive: 7.00 PM.

Address: The George IV, 30 Portugal Street, Aldwych, WC2A 2HF.

Real ales: Castle Rock Harvest Pale; Greene King Old Golden Hen; and Sharps Doom Bar are usually served here.

Read about the George IV

Directions to next pub: Leave the pub via the Portugal Street entrance, turn right and walk down Portugal Street to the junction with Kingsway. Turn left and walk down Kingsway to the pelican crossing. Cross over Kingsway and continue along Aldwych to bus stop F (called Aldwych/Kingsway). Catch a 59, 68, 91 or 168 bus to stop H (called Russell Square Station). Alight from the bus, turn right and walk down Woburn Place to the traffic island. Cross over Woburn Place, turn left and then right into Coram Street. Walk down Coram Street to the junction with Marchmont Street and cross over Coram Street to

2. Marquis Cornwallis

Arrive: 7.50 PM.

Address: The Marquis Cornwallis, 31 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N 1AP.

Real ales: Five handpumps dispense real ales from national breweries and microbreweries.

Read about the Marquis Cornwallis

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, turn right and walk down Marchmont Street to the junction with Bernard Street. Turn left and walk down Bernard Street to the junction with Grenville Street. Cross over Grenville Street and continue along Brunswick Square to the junction with Lansdowne Terrace. Turn right and walk down Lansdowne Terrace to the junction with Guilford Street. Walk down Guilford Street to the second zebra crossing and cross over Guilford Street to Millman Street. Walk down Millman Street to the junction with Great James Street which is the continuation of Millman Street. Continue along Great James Street to the junction with Northington Street. Turn left into Northington Street and continue down Northington Street to John Street. Turn left, cross over the road via the zebra crossing then turn right and cross over Northington Street to

3. Lady Ottoline

Arrive: 8.30 PM.

Address: The Lady Ottoline, 11a Northington Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N 2JF.

Real ales: Three real ales from local and national breweries and microbreweries are normally served here.

Read about the Lady Ottoline

Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and walk down John Street to the junction with Theobalds Road. Turn left and walk down Theobalds Road to the pelican crossing. Cross over Theobalds Road, turn left and cross over Grays Inn Road via another pelican crossing. Walk down Clerkenwell Road to the junction with Leather Lane. Cross over Leather Lane, turn right and walk down Leather Lane to the junction with Hatton Wall. Turn left, walk down Hatton Wall and cross over Hatton Wall to

4. Hat & Tun

Arrive: 9.15 PM.

Address: The Hat & Tun, 3 Hatton Wall Hatton Garden, EC1N 8HX.

Real ales: Caledonian Deuchars IPA; Hook Norton Hooky; and Ringwood Boondoggle are usually served here.

Read about the Hat & Tun

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, turn right then left and walk to the junction with Clerkenwell Road. Turn right and walk down Clerkenwell Road to the pelican crossing. Cross over Clerkenwell Road, turn right and cross over Farringdon Road via another pelican crossing. Walk up Vine Street Bridge to the junction with Farringdon Lane, cross over Farringdon Lane and continue along Clerkenwell Green to the junction with Sekforde Street. Cross over Sekforde Street, turn left and walk along Sekforde Street to

5. Sekforde

Arrive: 10.00 PM.

Address: The Sekforde, 34 Sekforde Street, Clerkenwell, EC1R 0HA.

Real ales: Two changing real ales (which have included Long Man Best Bitter; and Windsor & Eton Windsor Knot) are usually served here.

Read about the Sekforde