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The Wheatsheaf, Staines Upon Thames

Park Road
Stanwell
Postal town: Staines Upon Thames
TW19 7PB
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Quinno _ left this review about The Wheatsheaf

Quick revisit found two ales - Bombardier and Courage Best (condition good and so-so). The interior hasn’t changed much. Paul, the temporary landlord mentioned in my original review, has sadly long-departed. I get the feeling that this place could do more if it tried, especially as the Rising Sun isn’t as good as it once was.

January 2007
Enjoyable old pub with a few drinking areas, low ceilings, wattle & daub-style walls and big beams. Two handpulls on offer (Courage Best and London Pride) in good nick. Has a function room and a beer garden. Pub needs some work doing to it, though planning restrictions may make this difficult. New (currently temporary) landlord, Paul, has the right idea. Hopefully he'll get the chance to push this place forward as it has potential. Not bad and may well get better, still. Rated 6

On 7th December 2013 - rating: 6
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Roger Button left this review about The Wheatsheaf

In an area where decent pubs are few and far between the Wheatsheaf is probably my pick of the bunch. It appears to have once been two separate buildings that have been knocked through and this is also reflected in the interior layout with two separate bars.

The smaller bar to the right is cosy enough with low beamed ceilings, banquette seating and a flat screen TV in one corner. This bar seemed to be the locals preferred choice. The larger left hand bar is itself virtually divided into two by a large pillar containing a fire. The décor and furnishings are similar throughout with carpets and plenty of Brewery Tudor on show. The textured plastered wall surfaces contained several old pictures of the area including some of the pub in days gone by.

On the beer front there are 6 pumps (3 in each bar) but just the 2 ales available on my visit - Courage Best and Doom Bar. The Doom Bar was decent enough quality wise but a bit overpriced at £3.30.

The place wasn’t very busy for my Saturday lunchtime visit so I can’t really speak for the general customer base but those I encountered seemed a decent enough bunch. Whilst the pub certainly has an element of character, it is too far away from anything of interest to be of much benefit to anyone apart from the locals and unless you want to do a crawl of what are at best some very average pubs or watch the planes take off from Heathrow from the beer garden, then it isn’t really worth the journey.

On 18th January 2011 - rating: 6
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Map location corrected by Roger Button
Heathrow Terminal 5, 1.96 miles, 37 min walk (show)
Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, 2 miles, 38 min walk (show)
Heathrow Airport Central Bus Stn (Rail-Air), 4.05 miles, 1 hr 18 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Wheatsheaf, Stanwell
8th Dec 2018, 18:09
Request to mark pub as closed by Quinno _ approved
 
8th Dec 2018, 18:09
Request to mark pub as closed submitted by Quinno _, with included notes: For sale:

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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 29 September 2013 by Quinno _
  • Function Room : Yes - From review - last updated 07 December 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
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