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Prince of Wales, Mottingham, SE9

154 Mottingham Road
Phone: 02088574319
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Rex Rattus left this review about Prince Of Wales

Just Doom Bar on in here, at £2 a half. I didn't see any sign of food during my midweek afternoon visit, but a sign near the front window advertised pies, pasties and sausage rolls available all day. Not exactly haute cuisine, but it works for me.

The pub is a bit of a TARDIS. The front of the pub as you enter is effectively a sports area, with a pool table in the middle of the room, a dartboard near the front window, and a pull down screen above the brick built fireplace presumably for showing major sporting events. There are some armchairs in this area, plus some normal tables and chairs. The bar counter is on the right, then it opens out into another large carpeted seating area. A corridor at the back leads to the loos, and then onto a large function room at the very back - unfortunately locked so I couldn't explore it.

Throughout the pub the walls are covered in superb fielded wood panelling to two-thirds height, and I quite liked the brick built fireplace. Decor is mainly sport related - I spotted photographs of boxers, and football related stuff such as an Emirates Stadium nameplate; a framed footbal score of Manchester United 8 - Arsenal 2; and a photograph of football action featuring players wearing red shirts.

The Doom Bar was as good as Doom Bar ever is, but I guess there isn't much call for an interesting real ale. It was desperately quiet when I was in - punter numbers not approaching double figures - but I guess it must be a much livelier place in the evenings. I reckon it's a comfortable enough pub, but I probably won't be visiting again.

On 28th April 2018 - rating: 6
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Mottingham, 0.69 miles, 13 min walk (show)
New Eltham, 1.41 miles, 27 min walk (show)
Grove Park, 1.49 miles, 28 min walk (show)
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19th Oct 2021, 07:38
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