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11-21 London Road
Forest Hill
SE23 3TW

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Premises Description

Placed up for sale by Wetherspoon September 2022 with 31 others.

Opening Times


Monday8.00 am - Midnight
Tuesday8.00 am - Midnight
Wednesday8.00 am - Midnight
Thursday8.00 am - Midnight
Friday8.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday8.00 am - 1.00 am
Sunday8.00 am - Midnight

Meal Times

Mon - Sun 8am - 11pm



About the Pub

Close to the Horniman Museum, this spacious Wetherspoon pub occupies a converted 1929 Art Deco cinema, the only surviving complete cinema building by noted architect John Stanley Beard. An impressive frontage opens into a cavernous interior on a number of levels. Tours of the circle and other normally unseen areas are offered by arrangement; resident ghosts may be in attendance. There is assorted seating on three levels and a long bar across the former stage area which is equipped with 10 handpumps in 2 banks, each of 5. Community events are hosted. Book ahead for parties and groups. Unusually for a Wetherspoon house it has two well appointed darts oches.

Historic Interest

1929 Art Deco cinema designed by J. Stanley Beard. Last film screened: Scarecrow, ft. Gene Hackman and Al Pacino.

Regular ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Greene King Abbot
  • Greene King Ruddles Best
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Southwark --varies--
  • Twickenham --varies--
  • Windsor & Eton --varies--

Source: National

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  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden

    Access until 10pm.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    A designated area is signed & a number of infants' high chairs available.

  • Events Events

    Film screenings Sun: 12noon (child friendly); Wed: 9pm.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    2 dartboards side by side with oches, lighting and scoring boardswith o.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Major events on terrestial channels.

  • WiFi Wifi

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11-21 London Road
Forest Hill
SE23 3TW

Sat Nav Reference

51.438987, -0.054357


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

Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

London Buses: 122, 176, 185

Nearby Station (100m)

Forest Hill

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (100m)

Forest Hill

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11-21 London Road
Forest Hill
SE23 3TW

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • CAMRA Voucher Scheme
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Beer Festivals
  • Cask Marque Accredited
  • Pubs with Outstanding Conversions and Restorations
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Family Friendly
  • Events
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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