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The Albert, Bow, E3

74 St. Stephens Road
E3 5JL
Phone: 02086171219
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Rex Rattus left this review about The Albert

There's still no real ale here, and no sign of any food when I dropped at Wednesday lunchtime.

This is a simple bare-boarded pub. There's a bit of exposed brickwork about the place, and had a bit of the feel of an Irish pub about it, although there's no Gaelic or other pseudo Irish paraphernalia that I saw. Seating is mainly banquettes with normal tables, and I did see a large barrel doing duty as a tall table with its attendant tall stools. There are shelves above the bar counter and at the tops of the walls bearing jugs and the like. There was a TV on showing the racing, and this seemed to be the focus of interest in the pub.

This pubs OK without being anything special. A real ale would be a dramatic improvement. Although it was comfortable and friendly enough, I doubt whether I'll visit again.

On 6th September 2015 - rating: 5
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Alan Winfield left this review about The Albert

The Albert is situated at the end or start of the roman road shopping area,this road once had lots of pubs,all now closed including a Spoons,the pub looks a bit different to most pubs in this area of East London
Once inside there was an L shaped room with the bar facing,the seating was mainly normal tables and chairs,but there was a bench seat to the left,there was a darts board to the right,plus two TVs one to the rear left the other to the far right.
There were no real ales on the bar,i had a drink of John Smiths smooth crap which it was,the other keg bitter was Flowers bitter.
The pub was quite busy with locals,who seemed a bit rough and ready.
I was happy enough drinking in this pub,just a shame there were no real ales on here.

Pub visited 19/2/2014

On 19th February 2014 - rating: 6
[User has posted 6113 recommendations about 6113 pubs]

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Map location corrected by Alan Winfield
Bethnal Green, 1.1 miles, 21 min walk (show)
Hackney Wick, 1.12 miles, 21 min walk (show)
Cambridge Heath (London), 1.24 miles, 23 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Albert, E3
6th Sep 2015, 12:07
Review submitted by Rex Rattus
3rd Sep 2015, 18:42
Picture submitted by Rex Rattus approved

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  • Darts : Yes last updated 23 February 2014 by Alan Winfield
  • Real Ale : No last updated 06 September 2015 by Rex Rattus
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