This pub was editorially chosen for inclusion by Londonist.
The Three Cheers Pub Co. now runs this grand Victorian corner house, and a very good job they've done of the refurb. On first approach, it feels like an extended gastropub, but there's also plenty of room for an unimpeded pint.
The south-facing beer yard is perhaps the best in the area, with padded seats, a row of cosy snugs and a children's play area. (Indeed, this is a very kid-friendly pub, with baby-changing facilities, plenty of buggy space, colouring books and a dedicated kids' menu.)
The drinks list is lacking in places. The ale choice is relatively tame, but the chain's own Three Cheers beer is pretty good. Wine-lovers are better catered for, with an extensive list of tipples. Cocktails, too, are numerous and well thought-out; £7.50 feels about right.
Book yourself into a spot of fringe theatre upstairs at Theatre503, and warm yourself up with a glass of wine and meal in this comfortable and friendly pub below.
Last updated July 2015.