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Shirker's Rest

9 Lewisham Way
New Cross
SE14 6PP

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Opening Times


Monday3.00 pm - 10.30 pm
Tuesday3.00 pm - 10.30 pm
Wednesday3.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Thursday3.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Friday3.00 pm - Midnight
Saturday1.00 pm - Midnight
Sunday1.00 pm - 10.00 pm

Meal Times

Mon & Tue 3pm - 10pm
Wed & Thu 3pm - 11pm
Fri 3pm - 11.30pm
Sat 1pm - 11.30pm
Sun 1pm - 9.30pm



About the Pub

Micropub-style venue opened in early June 2022 in a former solicitor's office opposite Goldsmiths university. A joint venture between popular local bloggers Deserter and pop-up pub specialists Camberwell Shark. In addition to the ground floor bar, there is an upstairs drinking area, also hosting art exhibitions and other events showcasing local talent, plus a small outdoor seating area. 4 handpumps, usually 3 or 4 cask ales, including a house bitter from local brewers Anspach & Hobday, plus 7 craft keg beers on tap, wine and spirits. As well as bar snacks, the venue has a free delivery arrangement with a local pizzeria.

Card payment only here, cash not accepted.

**Note that last orders must be placed 30 minutes before the closing times shown.**

Regular ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Anspach & Hobday The Shirker's Rest (Re-badged The Ordinary Bitter)

Changing ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Brockley --varies--
  • RedWillow --varies--
  • Thornbridge --varies--

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Bag in box in side fridge; Duckchicken, Seacider seen here.


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Pizza, with free delivery, from Yard Sale Pizza.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Pizza, with free delivery, from Yard Sale Pizza.

  • Garden Garden

    Pavement seating at front, must be vacated by 10pm.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Up steep staircase to first floor, may be pre-booked.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Selection of card games.

  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Pavement seating at front, only 4 smokers permitted at any one time.

  • WiFi Wifi

    Access code shown on wall beer menu board.

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Shirker's Rest

9 Lewisham Way
New Cross
SE14 6PP

Sat Nav Reference

51.475505, -0.035587


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Nearby Bus Routes (20m)

Many routes all stop nearby.

Nearby Station (250m)

New Cross

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (250m)

New Cross

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Shirker's Rest

9 Lewisham Way
New Cross
SE14 6PP

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Function Room
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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