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Old Mill

1 Old Mill Road
Plumstead Common
SE18 1QG

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Opening Times


MondayNoon - 11.00 pm
TuesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
WednesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
ThursdayNoon - 11.00 pm
FridayNoon - Midnight
SaturdayNoon - Midnight
SundayNoon - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

Mon noon - 4pm
Tue No Service
Wed - Fri noon - 4pm
Sat noon - 6pm
Sun noon - 4pm

About the Pub

Located right in the middle of Plumstead Common this is an historic pub. Photographs show it was once tied to the Cannon Brewery then to Beasley's Plumstead Brewery, until 1963 when taken over by Courage. The pub developed from an 18th century windmill, the core of which still remains and towers over the pub building. Quite modestly furnished inside as one L shaped bar with a separate function room. For many years the pub has been dedicated to real ales and has regularly been in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide. Often you will find characterful and conversational locals in residence. The publican has collected some historical photographs and papers about the pub which you might ask if you could look through. The Old Mill is traditionally known as one of the 5 Plumstead Common Idlers - in its case as it had never ground the corn but, of course, one might argue it had or least part of its building had. 6 handpumps. In addition to the landline also contactable via mobile 07508 790635. Guide dogs welcomed.

Historic Interest

Listed windmill structure visible externally and internally via a doorway behind the bar.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Eagle Courage Best Bitter
  • Eagle Young's London Special

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter
  • Marston's Pedigree
  • Skinner's --varies--

Source: National

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Bookable Sunday lunches are specifically 12.00-4.00 only.

  • Garden Garden
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Advertised as "Music Mill", Thursday and Saturday evenings.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Old Mill

1 Old Mill Road
Plumstead Common
SE18 1QG

Sat Nav Reference

51.481677, 0.084002


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Nearby Bus Routes (200m)

London Buses: 51, 53, 291

Nearby Station (900m)


Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (1500m)

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Old Mill - Plumstead

Old Mill

1 Old Mill Road
Plumstead Common
SE18 1QG

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Garden
  • Family Friendly
  • Function Room
  • Live Music
  • Newspapers
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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