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Prince of Wales, Brixton, SW2

169-171 Lyham Road
SW2
SW2 5PY
Phone: 02086747470
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Rex Rattus left this review about Prince of Wales

This is a very interesting pub from a heritage point of view. It's a typical backstreet locals' pub that's changed little over the years.The interior is the result of an inter-war refitting, and still retains the bar counter, wood paneled walls, and wooden screens dividing the two rooms. It's carpeted throughout, and the room on the left contains the dartboard and pool table. Furnishings are traditional tables and chairs, with what looks like some inter-war fixed bench seating as well.

Although it's a Breakspear's house, both the handpumps unfortunately had their clips reversed, and I saw no sign of food on our Thursday afternoon visit. The Guinness tasted OK. I don't think you would bother to wander the backstreets of Brixton behind the prison to seek this one out unless you wanted to see a largely unspoilt inter-war pub. But I liked it in here, and the landlady made us welcome. Maybe we were just unlucky that there was no real ale available during our visit.

On 1st June 2018 - rating: 6
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Philip Carter left this review about Prince of Wales

Not a bad place, football seems to dominate the pub, lots of different team pictures adorn the walls. Sell real ale. Close to Brixton prison, so expect to see the guards in there. Has a back & front garden.

On 8th March 2007 - rating: 6
[User has posted 753 recommendations about 716 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Tris C
Clapham High Street, 0.93 miles, 17 min walk (show)
Streatham Hill, 1.19 miles, 22 min walk (show)
Brixton, 1.19 miles, 22 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Prince of Wales, SW2
1st Jun 2018, 12:01
Review submitted by Rex Rattus
 
26th May 2018, 07:20
Picture submitted by Rex Rattus approved

Pub Details

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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 08 March 2007 by hondo .
  • Darts : Yes last updated 01 June 2018 by Rex Rattus
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 01 June 2018 by Rex Rattus
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 08 March 2007 by hondo .
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