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Submitted on Sunday, 21st August 2016
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custodian 42 left this review about The Three Johns
Decent enough pub with some good ales - the stout I had was in fine order. Was a bit quiet on Sunday evening though.
On 19th January 2017
- rating: 6
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Rex Rattus left this review about The Three Johns
There were three ales on here - ELB Foundation, XT 1 Blonde, and XT 3 Pale Ale. They still specialise in pizze, priced from £6.80 to £9.50.
The interior's unchanged from previous reviews. The irreverant paintings are still there - I didn't examine them closely, but one seemed to feature George Washington blowing bubble gum. There are two rooms, both having copper plated ceilings, with the smaller room at the back having a skylight indicating that it was probably once a billiards room. There is some wood panelling on the walls in this room, but it has been artificially distressed leading me to wonder whether it is in fact a modern addition. The larger room suffers from that modern affliction of stripping away the plastering and/or panelling to reveal exposed brickwork.
This pub's OK. As mentioned previously, the seating's pretty standard issue. It's comfortable enough if you can get a seat, but there's lots of open space in the centre of the room, which leads me to wonder whether it's there to accommodate vertical drinking. I'd visit again, but I doubt whether I would go far out of my way to do so.
On 19th September 2016
- rating: 6
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Thuck Phat left this review about The Three Johns
A very pleasant street corner boozer in a traditional building which has had a reasonably sympathetic update.
It reminded me of the Craft Beer Co. near Holborn with benches around the walls and a large space in the middle for the busy periods. I enjoyed the irreverant pictures.
Each table is equipped with a menu, pizzas a speciality, but there isn't any pressure to eat.
Service was efficient and friendly - Ray's description of "hip and upbeat" catches it perfectly.
Plenty of interesting keg offerings with just three cask options: Five Points Pale, Moor Confidence and Mordue Five Bridges. Both the Pale and the Confidence were very good.
A cool and calming spot for a very good pint on a hot day.
On 25th August 2016
- rating: 7
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- Accommodation : No last updated 28 June 2015 by Tris C
- Bar Billiards : No last updated 05 July 2015 by Pub SignMan
- Beer Garden : Yes last updated 28 June 2015 by Tris C
- Car Park : No last updated 28 June 2015 by Tris C
- Darts : No last updated 05 July 2015 by Pub SignMan
- Hot Food : Yes last updated 28 June 2015 by Tris C
- Jukebox : No last updated 05 July 2015 by Pub SignMan
- Micropub : No last updated 05 July 2015 by Pub SignMan
- Pinball : No last updated 05 July 2015 by Pub SignMan
- Pool Table : No last updated 05 July 2015 by Pub SignMan
- Real Ale : Yes last updated 15 October 2010 by Quinno _
- Real Cider : No last updated 05 July 2015 by Pub SignMan