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The Herne Tavern, East Dulwich, SE22

2 Forest Hill Road
SE22 0RR
Phone: 02082999521
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Ian Mapp left this review about The Herne Tavern

Another huge, handsome pub - inside and out - with a good beer garden.

This was the only place after freedom day that I found were still insisting on app ordering only. It was efficient and the Harveys Sussex Best was in fine condition.

On 28th July 2021 - rating: 7
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john gray left this review about The Herne Tavern

Nice food led pub with 4 handpumps.Large rambling beer garden to the rear.Friendly barstaff.Very good pint of Brockley -golden.May be a heritage pub but a very dull exterior to my mind.

On 30th September 2013 - rating: 7
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Rex Rattus left this review about The Herne Tavern

This pub is on the CAMRA Inventory of Heritage pubs with interiors deemed worthy of preservation, and it’s not difficult to see why. The exterior retains its attractive original tiling, which can be seen from the photographs. Inside, the original wall panelling, bar back, and general structure of the pub remains in place. The leaded windows still denote the original separate rooms of this pub, with the public bar on the left, the saloon bar on the right leading to an offshoot on the far right that would have been a lounge bar. The old public bar, which is reached via an archway from the saloon bar, seems to be mainly intended as a restaurant, with all the tables set for diners. Furnishings are all normal tables and chairs, but with just one tall table with tall stools looking a bit out of place.
For some reason I didn’t make a note of all the ales on (there were three or four as I recall) but I do recall there being Purity Mad Goose, and Westgate (i.e. Greene King) Sun Dance. I was there at mid afternoon on a midweek day, and didn’t notice any food being served, or any menus around the place, but it is clear that at other times food must pay an important part of their business if they are content to set aside a room for diners. I wouldn’t regard this as a destination pub, but I enjoyed my brief visit, and wouldn’t mind visiting again.

On 18th August 2010 - rating: 7
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Rex Rattus
Honor Oak Park, 0.97 miles, 18 min walk (show)
East Dulwich, 1.19 miles, 22 min walk (show)
Nunhead, 1.31 miles, 25 min walk (show)
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28th Jul 2021, 13:58
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  • Beer Festivals : Yes - May - last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Function Room : Yes - According to Twitter - last updated 21 July 2015 by Dave McNally
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
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