23 High Path
12-11 Mon-Thu; 12-Midnight Fri & Sat; 12-11 Sun
23 High Path
About the Pub
A small friendly one-bar street corner house with Nelson memorabilia.
Mostly carpeted and furnished with farmhouse chairs and tables. Painted matchboard for the bar and lower part of the walls. Refurbished June 2014.
A variety of bottled beers, including a good selection from Belgium, and key-keg beers (which may be real eg Kernel, Mondo - check with staff).
Cold and hot snacks (pot meals) available 12-10.
The main part of the pub dates from 1860s with the extension from 1906. Historically it had the nickname of the 'Threepenny Hop' as it was said that men would occasionally hop over the fence from the now disused Merton Abbey railway line for a threepenny pint.
The pub has its own cricket team.
The Traf was the 2015 CAMRA South West London Pub of the Year (see photo) also having also won the ballot in 2011, 2009 and 2007, as well as being the 2008 Winner of the CAMRA London Regional Pub of the Year award.
This pub serves 2 regular beers.
- Downton Quadhop
- Surrey Hills Shere Drop
This pub serves 4 changing beers.
Changing beers typically include:
- Binghams - varies
- Coastal - varies
- Downton - varies
- Strong Mild
- Strong IPA
- Old Ale
- Wheat Beer
Ever changing range also from eg Hop Stuff, Redemption. Always a dark beer available.
The pub's range of changing beers regularly includes the following rare beer styles:
Always a dark beer.
- Real Ale Available
Real Cider Available
Three guests eg Lilley's, Seacider.
- LocAle Accredited
Small paved area with table and chairs at front.
- Dog Friendly
Traditional Pub Games
Live music Thursday evenings from 8:30pm and occasional Sundays from 4pm. English music sessions from 8pm first and third Wednesday of the month.
- Real Fire