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The Scolt Head, N1

107a Culford Road
N1
N1 4HT
Phone: 02072543965
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Pub SignMan left this review about The Scolt Head

This is a nice wedge-shaped pub nestled into the crook of a road junction, with the ‘thin end of the wedge’ cut-off to form a pleasant patio garden area with a high hedge border. Entering through the garden, you find yourself in the main bar area which is bare boarded and has the servery on the opposite wall. The bar has a dark wood counter and attractive matching bar back with some etched glass mirrors, an integral clock, a collection of ceramic jugs and the rather unique feature of various framed crisp packets. Bench and chair seating fills the front part of the room and includes on large table covered with a William Morris style tablecloth. The walls are half panelled and there are leaded windows and a brick fireplace, which all add a bit of charm to the place and give it more of a traditional feel than you might otherwise expect. A large instrument panel of indeterminate origin stands next to the entrance, providing some quirky visual distraction. Moving further back, there is a dining area through to the right, which is carpeted and has lots of formally set tables and chairs, another fireplace and lots of old photos on the walls. The rear left space looks like some sort of function room with a huge pull-down screen showing some live football, lots more tables and chairs and muted lighting, perhaps to enhance the view of the screen. There were vases of fresh flowers on most tables, colourful bunting hung from the ceiling beams and pop tunes played quietly in the background.
I noted three cask ales on the handpulls – Yardbird Pale Ale, St Austell Proper Job and Crouch Vale Brewers Gold. The latter was a very reasonable £3.70 a pint and in pretty decent shape, served to me by a pretty surly barman who was the only downer in a pub that seemed to have quite a nice, friendly vibe to it. A decent selection of craft keg beers was also apparent on the long fonts running around the bar.
I wasn’t really expecting to find anything much to write home about in these gentrified back streets, but I thought this was a very nice pub with some good beer, comfortable seating and an interesting interior that has mixed traditional and contemporary in an effective manner.

On 11th February 2020 - rating: 7
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Scolt Head

Quite an impressive façade, although you only see the top peeking above the tall evergreen hedges on two sides of the triangular front patio garden as you approach. Once inside, the square bar has bare floorboards and a mix of furniture, with further seating / dining areas to one side and at the back. Some original features survive, such as several green-bordered windows, and for reasons unknown, there are old electrical panels with lots of dials on each side of the main entrance. I found two of three handpumps in use, offering Greene King Yardbird and Proper Job (£4.00), with a reversed Crouch Vale Brewers Gold clip also noted.

On 2nd January 2020 - rating: 6
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Alan Winfield left this review about The Scolt Head

The Scolt Head is a fairly large pub that is in a fairly posh looking area.
There is a nice outside seating area to the front of the pub,once inside there is a decent sized single room which has two areas with the right side set at a slight angle angle,the room is bare boarded,the seating normal tables and chairs,there is also a separate room to the rear left.
There were three real ales on the bar,i had a drink of Trumans Runner which went down well,the other beers were Crouch Vale Brewers Gold and GK IPA.
Food was being served and the pub was quite busy on my Saturday afternoon visit.
I thought this was a decent enough pub to have a drink in.

Pub visited 11/6/2016

On 31st July 2016 - rating: 7
[User has posted 6113 recommendations about 6113 pubs]


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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by john mcgraw
Dalston Junction, 0.43 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Haggerston, 0.54 miles, 10 min walk (show)
Dalston Kingsland, 0.59 miles, 11 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Scolt Head, N1
11th Feb 2020, 18:35
Review submitted by Pub SignMan
 
2nd Jan 2020, 21:05
Review submitted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 11 June 2016 by Tris C
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 11 June 2016 by Tris C
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 11 June 2016 by Tris C
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 11 June 2016 by Tris C
  • Car Park : No last updated 11 June 2016 by Tris C
  • Darts : No last updated 11 June 2016 by Tris C
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 11 February 2020 by Pub SignMan
  • Function Room : Yes - 150-person capacity. - last updated 11 June 2016 by Tris C
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 22 February 2014 by Rex Rattus
  • Jukebox : No last updated 11 June 2016 by Tris C
  • Karaoke : No last updated 11 June 2016 by Tris C
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 11 June 2016 by Tris C
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 17 September 2010 by hondo .
  • Micropub : No last updated 11 June 2016 by Tris C
  • Pinball : No last updated 22 February 2014 by Rex Rattus
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 11 February 2020 by Pub SignMan
  • Quiz Night : Yes - First and third Mondays of the month, 8.00 pm. - last updated 11 June 2016 by Tris C
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 22 February 2014 by Rex Rattus
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