Guns N' Roses: Daytime Crawl of Plumstead, Woolwich and Greenwich


Daytime pub crawl of Plumstead, Woolwich and Greenwich
Saturday 23 February 2013.

A text version of the crawl notes is here: Daytime Crawl of Plumstead, Woolwich and Greenwich

1. Star Inn

Exterior of The Pelton Arms, Greenwich

Address: 158 Plumstead Common Road, Plumstead, SE18 2UL
Arrive: 12pm

Real ales: Courage Best; Harveys Sussex Bitter; and Sharps Doom Bar are usually available here.

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Directions to next pub: Turn right out of the pub and walk up Plumstead Common Road to the bus stop called Plumstead Common Road/The Ship. Catch a 51, 53 or 291 bus to the stop called Plumstead Road/Woolwich Public market. Alight from the bus, cross over Plumstead Road and turn left. Walk along Plumstead Road to the entrance to the Royal Arsenal. Walk through the gates and up to

2. Dial Arch

Exterior of The Dial Arch, Woolwich

Address: The Warren, Woolwich, SE18 6GH
Arrive: 1pm

This is the official lunch stop on the crawl for those who wish to eat here but for those who do not it is suggested that they leave early for the next pub, Rose’s, for cheap Pukka pies and crusty rolls.

Real ales: Youngs Bitter, London Gold, Special and seasonal ales are usually available here.

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Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, retrace your steps to Plumstead Road, cross back over Plumstead Road and continue through Beresford Square to the junction with Powis Street. Turn right into Powis Street and walk along Powis Street to the junction with Hare Street. Cross over Hare Street, turn right and walk down Hare Street to

3. Rose's

Exterior of Rose

Address: 49 Hare Street, Woolwich, SE18 6NE
Arrive: 2.45pm

Real Ales: A selection of up to six real ales is usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and walk along Wood Lane to the pedestrian crossing. Cross over Wood Lane, turn right and continue down Hare Street to the junction with Woolwich High Street. Turn left and walk up Woolwich High Street to the bus stop called Woolwich Ferry. Catch a 177 or 180 bus to the bus stop called Tyler Street. Alight from the bus and walk back down Trafalgar Road to the pedestrian crossing. Cross over Trafalgar Road, turn right and walk along Trafalgar Road to the junction with Pelton Road. Turn left and walk down Pelton Road to

4. Pelton Arms

Exterior of The Pelton Arms, Greenwich

Address: 23-25 Pelton Road, East Greenwich, SE10 9PQ
Arrive: 3.45pm

Real Ales: Adnams Bitter and Broadside; Celt Golden; Charles Wells Bombardier; Greene King IPA; Holts IPA; and Shepherd Neame Spitfire are usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, continue down Pelton Road to the junction with Ballast Quay. Walk along Ballast Quay and along the river to Crane Street, noting the Cutty Sark pub as you go. Walk along Crane Street to

5. Yacht

Exterior of The Yacht, Greenwich

Address: 5 Crane Street, Greenwich, SE10 9NP
Arrive: 4.30pm

Real ales: Sharps Doom Bar and interesting guest ales are usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: Continue down Crane Street to the corner and turn right to

6. Trafalgar

Exterior of The Trafalgar Tavern, Greenwich

Address: Park Row, Greenwich, SE10 9NW
Arrive: 5pm

Real ales: Adnams Broadside, Old and Ghost Ship; Sharps Doom Bar; and Shepherd Neame Bishop’s Finger are usually available here.

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Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, turn right to the riverside. Turn left and walk along the river to the Cutty Sark (the actual ship, not the pub this time), turn left again and walk around the outside of the Royal Naval College to the West Gate. Enter the West Gate, turn left and walk into

7. Old Brewery

Exterior of The Dial Arch, Woolwich

Address: Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, SE10 9LW
Arrive: 5.45pm

Real ales: Adnams Southwold Bitter; and a guest ale, sometimes from Dark Star, are usually served here, along with Meantime keg beers.

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