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The Rose, Borough, SE1

123 Snowsfields
SE1
SE1 3ST
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custodian 42 left this review about The Rose

Typical corner pub. Bar to the left. One hand pump which I didn't take note of. Rest keg. Room off to the right.

On 23rd September 2019 - rating: 4
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Rose

This pub at the back of Guy's Hospital was still an old fashioned corner local on my previous visit some six years ago, but it has since been partly refurbished to mix the traditional wood panelling and dark wood furniture with shiny hooped craft keg founts and gastro-pub food. Annoyingly, almost all the tables were laid up for non-existent diners, meaning that the compact bar counter area was unnecessarily crowded. Several (rebadged?) Snowsfield-branded keg beers on tap, with a solitary handpump dispensing Banks's Sunbeam (ridiculously expensive at £4.90).

On 15th October 2016 - rating: 6
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Malden man left this review about The Rose

A typical street corner Victorian pub, now opened out and taken firmly down the gastro path. Parquet flooring, mostly copper topped tables and a copper topped bar, a reasonably decent carved bar back, wood panelling rather lightly stained and an almost gold effect painted embossed wallpaper on the ceiling as well as the walls. Light blue child or nymph figures over the entrance lobby, a bust of Queen Victoria behind the bar and an old Charrington's sign were of note.
The main space winds around beyond the bar and past an open to view kitchen to a narrow area which eventually leads to a small walled courtyard garden. Stairs lead down to the facilities where the floor in the corridor is surfaced with glued on pennies which I obviously found unusual...how do you properly clean it?
The bar contained various keg offerings of a non-standard nature, one solitary handpump as far as I saw with Banks' Sunbeam, ridiculously priced at £4.90 for a 4.2% beer. Having said that the Sunday menu had a chicken roast for two at £33.
Well if the pricing policy didn't put me off the abundance of young children did, toddlers roaming about and sitting in inconveniently located buggies, not my idea of a relaxing Sunday pint.
A nice building and it could be a nice pub but it isn't one that is aiming in my direction at all.

On 12th September 2016 - rating: 4
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23rd Sep 2019, 14:22
Review submitted by custodian 42
 
19th Oct 2017, 23:57

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