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Submitted on Sunday, 15th April 2012
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Alesonly . left this review about Builders Arms
I only Nipped in here after walking out the spoons which had no Decent Ale on. Glad I did what a surprise to find a nice traditional old style Pub just around the corner looks nice even from outside. Inside its just as good tried several Ales which were on tap all were in excellent condition. I Found staff welcoming and other customers friendly service was good and quick. Will definitely come back when I've more time to enjoy it for a few pints.
On 13th September 2013
- rating: 7
[User has posted 121 recommendations about 101 pubs]
Rex Rattus left this review about Builders Arms
When you walk towards the door of a Greene King pub one's expectations aren't high, but I was wrong about this one. Being GBG listed is perhaps an unusal achievement for a GK pub, but this one had on Hyde's Finest, Everard's Tiger and Hopback Crop Circle, as well as the GK trio of GKIPA, London Glory and Abbot. This is a decent selection and certainly merits GBG inclusion, as the Tiger I had was in excellent condition. I didn't see a menu, but they do Thai food, and the smell of ginger and garlic was very present in the bar.
This is a strange little pub. It looks like a house (or perhaps two houses) conversion. The main door is below street level, with a nicely tended front garden sloping down towards the building. The main room is quite small and is simply furnished with banquettes and standard issue tables and chairs. There’s a back room that I could see across the servery that contains a pool table and dartboard. I could hear music being played in the back room, but thankfully it wasn’t being playing in the front room where I was sitting. The front room has no TV either, although there may have been one in the back room.
I reckon this is a pub of two halves, with the back room for those interested in playing pool or darts, and the front room for those just wanting a quiet drink. I like that idea a lot. This is a rather nice little pub with a decent ale selection, and is definitely worth a visit if you’re anywhere nearby.
On 19th May 2013
- rating: 7
[User has posted 1480 recommendations about 1440 pubs]
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Alan Briggs left this review about Builders Arms
Tried this Pub on a Saturday and there was someone's 70th Birthday in one bar and a very loud and rather awful band in the other. Tried again on the Sunday couldn't play Darts as the board is next to the TV and got a couple of grunts from the locals. Old Golden Hen and Abbot Ale on the pumps. Wouldn't go out of my way to visit this pub again.
On 17th January 2012
- rating: 5
[User has posted 1 recommendations about 1 pubs]
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