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True Craft, N15

68 West Green Road
N15
N15 5NR
Phone: 02088003317
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Bucking Fastard left this review about True Craft

Former street corner pub,now stripped out to form a craft keg bar and eatery.The furniture is largely metal framed and modern with all tables numbered.Along one wall is an open kitchen offering sourdough pizze (also takeaway) besides some caribbean options,it all smelt good.
The small bar has a cinema style visting board above with 10 keg options with on my trip 2 from Pressure Drop,including my Espadrille Sour at £5.80 the 2/3rd.Other options were from Exhale,Verdant,Deya,Wild Card (stout),a Lager at £4.20 and a house Timeless IPA 5.5%.The soundtrack was calm and cool ska and I was pleased to see that pricing wouldn't exclude local folk.
This is a laid back place,friendly behind the bar and a good addition in an area bereft until recently of decent places to drink beer even if that means no cask ale.Close to both trains and tubes at Seven Sisters.

On 29th August 2021 - rating: 7
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Pub SignMan left this review about True Craft

This is a good sized, street corner, single room pub just a short walk from Seven Sisters tube station which, as the name suggests, specialises in craft beer. The open plan room has very scruffy exposed floorboards, walls either painted grey or left as bare brick, and a ceiling with an unusual geometric pattern across it. Two small pillars in the centre of the room do little to break up the open space which has been filled with metal frame chairs serving a great many small square tables. The servery is over to the right and has a counter that looks like it’s made from old railway sleepers which prop up the very thick stone slab counter top. Brewdog-style ‘cinema’ beer boards line the bar back and list all the available draught beer options. Décor is notably kept to a minimum, although as a fan of old pub signs, my eye was immediately drawn to one for the West Green Tavern – the previous name of this pub - which is on display on one of the walls. Along the rear wall, there is a drinking ledge with bar stools behind which is an open kitchen which was churning out large quantities of pizza to a full room of hungry Spurs fans on a busy (but notably not packed) match-day afternoon. The buzzy atmosphere was complimented by an enjoyable reggae soundtrack which chugged away in the background.
I counted a total of ten craft keg taps, all mounted in familiar fashion across the bar back and offering beers from the likes of To Øl, Tiny Rebel, Seven Sisters and Affinity, with one real cider thrown into the mix as well. I tried the Mile End Salvation Pale which had a good hop-forward profile but set me back a hefty £5.00 which is far from the sort of price I expect to be charged in this part of town.
This is a decent enough craft beer bar that doesn’t really do a great deal to stand out from the crowd but does at least serve an area that has become a bit of a beer and pub wilderness in recent years. With the renaissance in craft beer in Tottenham and the surrounding area, this makes a good addition to any craft beer crawl but isn’t really a destination in its own right.

On 31st March 2020 - rating: 6
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john gray left this review about True Craft

Ugly battleship grey painted exterior.Functional interior with cheap looking seating.Lots of keg beers and decent selection in the fridge.I had a Seven Sisters beer.

On 10th November 2018 - rating: 7
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Map location corrected by Steve C
Seven Sisters, 0.29 miles, 5 min walk (show)
South Tottenham, 0.45 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Bruce Grove, 0.82 miles, 15 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for True Craft, N15
29th Aug 2021, 10:45
Request to add pub to area Seven Sisters by Bucking Fastard approved
 
29th Aug 2021, 09:49
Request to add pub to area Seven Sisters by Bucking Fastard

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