Search > Forester

NOTICE:Opening hours and services may be different from those displayed here. Before visiting, we advise that you check ahead by phone or via social media to avoid disappointment.

If you see any details here that need updating, please let us know by submitting updates on the pub.


2 Leighton Road
West Ealing
W13 9EP

View on Map

Social Links

Opening Times


Monday11.00 am - 11.30 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.30 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.30 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.30 pm
Friday11.00 am - 00.30 am
Saturday11.00 am - 00.30 am
Sunday11.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

Mon - Sat 11am - 9pm
Sun noon - 6pm


MC Bars

About the Pub

A Fuller's pub bought by the brewery early in 2012 although tenanted to MC Bars. Built for the Royal Brewery of Brentford in 1909 and designed by T H Nowell Parr. Grade II listed. Thai food is available daily except Sundays. Additionally a Burger & Sandwich Menu is available noon-4pm. Wednesday is Quiz Night and on Thursdays there are Poker Tournaments from 8pm. On the National Pub Heritage Historic Pub Interiors register. Holding its sixth beer festival in May 2015 and was Ealing Pub of the Year 2014.

Historic Interest

Grade II listing:- 1909 by Thomas Henry Nowell Parr for the Royal Brewery, Brentford. Rendered brick with granite plinth; gabled plain tile roof; corniced brick stacks. Domestic Revival style. 2 storeys, with 3-bay elevations to both Leighton Road and Seaford Road. Continuous ground-floor frontage, set on granite plinth and divided by piers with green tile facings, is linked by decorative iron railings surmounting dentilled cornice and plain fascia; original half-glazed doors set behind rounded open porch with Tuscan columns to corner, and two segmental-pedimented porches with Tuscan columns to Leighton Road; bracketed pediment over half-glazed door to public bar in centre of Seaford Road elevation; Tripartite wood-mullioned and transomed windows with 4-centred arches to lower lights and stained glass to upper lights. First floor has gauged red brick cambered arches over 3-light sashes flanked by shutters; two outer bays to Leighton Road have similar sashes to bow windows set beneath carved brackets supporting projecting gables with dentilled cornices continued round to Seaford Road elevation which has similar gable set over cornice and recessed first-floor bay. Left-hand return has conservatory to front of projecting bay with French window and flanking windows with glazing bars and stained glass upper lights. Interior: complete pub interior, with public bar to right of large saloon bar which opens onto restaurant to rear. Beamed ceilings; panelled dados; neo-Georgian fireplaces; mahogany bar counter and fittings with pilasters framing mirrors; Tudor-arched doors, with pedimented screens to saloon; saloon bar has panelled bar partitions; public bar has benches set against wall with turned balusters. The Forester is the most celebrated of Nowell Parr's pub designs, which formed a transition between the ornate pubs of the 1890s, divided into compartments, and the move restrained neo-Georgian and Tudor open-plan pubs of the inter-war period. (The Graphic, April 3 1909)

Regular ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Dark Star Hophead
  • Fuller's ESB
  • Fuller's London Pride

Changing ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Twickenham Grandstand Bitter

Email this pub to a friend


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • RealHeritagePub Historic Pub Interior

    Nationally Historic Pub Interior


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    To pub only.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden

    Recently extended and also pavement seating.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    7 Rooms.

  • Events Events

    Monday whiskey night, Tuesday poker night, Wednesday quiz night.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Accommodates 50

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Board Games.

  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Covered & heated.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Sky and BT Sport.

  • WiFi Wifi


View on Larger Map


2 Leighton Road
West Ealing
W13 9EP

Sat Nav Reference

51.5062, -0.32042


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (95m)

TfL: E2, E3

Nearby Station (900m)

West Ealing

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (900m)

West Ealing/Northfields

Submit Pub Updates to CAMRA

We welcome the help of all users to contribute to this important campaigning project. Please use the form below to submit feedback or updates directly to the CAMRA branch for consideration.

Please note that any changes mentioned WILL NOT have an immediate effect on but will instead be emailed directly to the CAMRA branch Pubs Officer for consideration. If you provide your name and/or email address this information will also be visible to the Pubs Officer, who may use this information to follow up your feedback. IF YOU WISH TO CONTACT THE PUB DIRECT, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS FORM.

Results are based on your filters selected. View or change them on the search page here

Taken during lockdown May 2020


2 Leighton Road
West Ealing
W13 9EP

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Beer Festivals
  • Cask Marque Accredited
  • Historic Pub Interior
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Accommodation
  • Events
  • Function Room
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Live Music
  • Newspapers
  • Real Fire
  • Restaurant Area
  • Separate Bar
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Submit Beer Scores

The National Beer Scoring System has been upgraded and is now fully integrated with, making finding a pub and scoring your beers much easier.

Beer scoring is only available to CAMRA members. To start scoring please login below or join CAMRA on the national website.

Join CAMRA | Member Login

Campaign for your local

We campaign on a number of issues to help keep pubs open and pints affordable. If you love beer and pubs, get involved today!

Find out more

Cider and Perry Month CAMRA Festivals


Cider and Perry Month Join CAMRA CAMRA Festivals
Close overlay