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Old China Hand, EC1

8 Tysoe Street
EC1
EC1R 4RQ
Phone: 02072787678
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john gray left this review about Old China Hand

Long narrow and busy pub.Ping pong table at rear on my last visit..Good bottle beer selection. On cask were beers from Franklins,Gloucester and Belleville.I tried the infamous Wrexham lager on keg which was surprisingly good.

On 11th March 2017 - rating: 6
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hondo . left this review about Old China Hand

Quite a plain interior with chunky wooden tables and chairs. 4 real ales,"craft keg" and an extensive bottle selection served. Darts and ping pong available.

On 20th October 2016 - no rating submitted
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Tris C left this review about Old China Hand

Once The Three Crowns, this place describes itself as 'No Ordinary Pub', run by the same family for the last ten years and selling 'Only British Beers, Wine, Spirits and Soft Drinks'. I didn't known that Beerlao was British - I thought it was Laotian. The equally British dim sum has also gone as the pub no longer does any food at all; drinkers are invited to bring their own, providing they buy a drink. The interior is extremely gloomy and stark with dark grey walls with sconce lights and a hammock above the bar, illuminated with fairy lights; the floor is bare boarded. Upstairs is a ping-pong table.
Ales: two unused pumps and Frog Island's Amber Daze and Dancing Duck's Nice Weather at a very cheap £2.00 a half, though it was a rather dull ale so perhaps this is explained by the price.
There isn't much here, indeed it is no ordinary pub. Perhaps it would be a better place if it were just a little more ordinary.

On 6th May 2016 - rating: 4
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Tris C
Farringdon (London), 0.59 miles, 11 min walk (show)
London Kings Cross, 0.87 miles, 16 min walk (show)
City Thameslink, 0.98 miles, 18 min walk (show)
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7th Sep 2017, 17:35
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6th Sep 2017, 21:31
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Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 10 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 06 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 06 May 2016 by Tris C
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% - last updated 09 January 2016 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 06 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Darts : Yes last updated 20 October 2016 by hondo .
  • Function Room : No last updated 06 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Hot Food : No - BYO food. - last updated 06 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Jukebox : No last updated 06 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Karaoke : No last updated 06 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Live Music : No last updated 06 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 06 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Micropub : No last updated 06 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Pinball : No last updated 06 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Pool Table : No last updated 06 May 2016 by Tris C
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 20 October 2016 by hondo .
  • Real Cider : No last updated 09 January 2016 by ROB Camra
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 20 October 2016 by hondo .
Opening Hours
Sunday12noon - 2am
Monday12noon - 2am
Tuesday12noon - 2am
Wednesday12noon - 2am
Thursday12noon - 2am
Friday12noon - 2am
Saturday12noon - 2am
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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