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Amersham Arms

388 New Cross Road
SE14 6TY
Phone: 02084691499
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Rex Rattus left this review about Amersham Arms

There was just the one real ale on - Doom Bar (yawn) at £2.10 a half. No sign of food on Wednesday evening.

This pub would have been dead had it not been for the participants of the pub crawl I was on, with only two other punters in. There are just a handful of normal tables and chairs, with a small garden/smoking are to the left of the pub. It was very gloomy in there, and the atmosphere was not really improved by the glitterball flickering away. There were a few odds and ends around the place - old sewing machines, radios, and the like - but nothing of any great interest. There's a DJ booth on the left so I guess music must be important here, and I suppose it must get busier when a DJ is here doing their thing. But as a pub I thought this one was very basic, and not the sort of place to which I'm likely to return.

On 20th April 2017 - rating: 4
[User has posted 2203 recommendations about 2137 pubs]

john gray left this review about Amersham Arms

Dark interior lit up with neon and fairy lights.Very quiet on my visit but probably gets busier later.Signs indicate they have comedy-live music-dj,s-gallery-art-craft beer -street food-free wifi -folk club -heated roof terrace -happy hour.All that and Doombar on cask.You wouldn't need to leave this pub ever.

On 21st October 2016 - rating: 5
[User has posted 753 recommendations about 744 pubs]

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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Amersham Arms

Perhaps most prominent when viewed after dark from the platforms of New Cross station when the old red neon 'TAKE COURAGE' illuminated sign really stands out. The pub itself is now probably best known as a music venue, although the stripped-out bar still retains some dark wood panelling. As you would expect, there is little in the way of furniture to clutter the place up, and a band could be heard warming up in the main venue space further back when I stopped by. Two handpumps on the counter, offering Deuchar's IPA and a decent pint of Harvey's (£3.90).

On 7th June 2015 - rating: 6
[User has posted 4346 recommendations about 4346 pubs]

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20th Apr 2017, 19:13
Review submitted by Rex Rattus
21st Oct 2016, 19:26
Review submitted by john gray

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  • Bar Billiards : Yes last updated 17 November 2013 by Old Blue
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 17 June 2015 by Tris C
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 19 May 2010 by Dave McNally
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 17 June 2015 by Tris C
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Last inspected: November 18th 2016
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