User name:

Password:

Login


Sign in with Facebook


Not already a member?
Join our community and - Rate & review pubs - Upload pictures - Add events JOIN for free NOW


Chat about:
WHERE are you drinking RIGHT NOW. with rpadam on the Pub Forum

Picture of Pineapple
Image posted by Rex Rattus
Submitted on Tuesday, 12th November 2019
With picture contributions to 1062 other pubs
View all this pub's pictures
Only members may add pictures, click to receive free membership

Pineapple, Newington, SE1

Pub added by Rex Rattus
16 Draper House
SE1
SE1 6TH
Correct details

Served areas

Reviews of Pineapple (Average Rating: 3 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

Rex Rattus left this review about Pineapple

This is the latest incarnation in Antic's ever changing and unpredictable pub empire, although this one isn't really what I would call a pub. It's opposite the main Elephant & Castle shopping centre, housed on the ground floor of a modern block. As you would expect it's modern inside, with two-tone modern parquet style wooden flooring, mostly fairly comfortable whicker chairs, fixed bench seating and normal tables, but with the centre of the room dominated by a tall table accompanied by a couple of uncomfortable looking solid wood backless benches. The ceiling seems to be concrete or unadorned plaster with some metal supports that look as if the should be supporting some ducting but aren't. Typical Antic.

There's no real ale, just a couple of keg "craft" beers from Villages Brewery - Pilsner at 4.4%, and Whistle Stop IPA at 4.6%. This place surprised me with another first, being somewhere with draught beer that doesn't sell it in either pint or halfpint measures. The only measure they sell it in is two-thirds, and I had the fortune to buy two-thirds for the price of a pint with the Whistle Stop at £4 for two-thirds. As you would expect it's a very cold and very hoppy gassy beer. I don't know if they are doing food yet - there were no menus on any of the tables.

Advertised as opening at 4.00 PM, I arrived at 3.45 PM and sat outside at one of their tables reading my paper when after about 5 minutes one of the bar staff came out and asked if I was looking for a drink. Nice touch, maybe he would have brought my drink out to me? But of course I went inside to purchase my drink in the traditional way. It seems the opening times are flexible. Even so, it really isn't my sort of place and I can't see a return visit on the horizon.

On 18th November 2019 - rating: 3
[User has posted 2552 recommendations about 2470 pubs]

External web links for Pineapple

Pubs Galore is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Rex Rattus
Elephant & Castle, 0.28 miles, 5 min walk (show)
London Waterloo, 1.15 miles, 22 min walk (show)
London Bridge, 1.44 miles, 27 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Pineapple, SE1
18th Nov 2019, 15:16
Review submitted by Rex Rattus
 
12th Nov 2019, 14:25
Pub map correction submitted by Rex Rattus approved

Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Real Ale : No last updated 18 November 2019 by Rex Rattus
Local pubs

Icon Key: Picture Recommendation Rating Closed