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Des de Moor
Best beer and travel writing award 2015, 2011 -- British Guild of Beer Writers Awards
Accredited Beer Sommelier
Writer of "Probably the best book about beer in London" - Londonist
"A necessity if you're a beer geek travelling to London town" - Beer Advocate
"A joy to read" - Roger Protz
"Very authoritative" - Tim Webb.
"One of the top beer writers in the UK" - Mark Dredge.
"A beer guru" - Popbitch.
Des de Moor

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London brewers 1971

1971 vintage Evening Standard Pub of the Year plaque still in situ in Fulham. Pic: Edwardx, Wikipedia Creative Commons.

The 2nd edition of The CAMRA Guide to London’s Best Beer, Pubs and Bars, published on 2 July 2015, contains a lengthy listing of over 70 breweries in Greater London, the vast majority of which […]

Fuller’s Past Masters Old Burton Extra

Fuller’s Past Masters Old Burton Extra

Top Tastings 2012

ABV: 7.3% Origin: London W4, England Website: www.fullers.co.uk

Burton Ale is one of the great near-lost beer styles, and one that has intrigued certain beer writers (including myself) thanks in part to its difficult to explain contemporary obscurity. Most beer enthusiasts who read the occasional […]

Hand and Flower W14

The Hand and Flower, London W14. Pic: Fuller’s.

London’s Best Beer, Pubs and Bars updates West London: Fulham and Hammersmith

Contemporary pub (Fuller’s) 1 Hammersmith Road W14 8XJ T 020 7371 4105 w handandflower.co.uk f Handandflowerw14 tw handfw14 Open 0700 (0800 Sat, 1200 Sun)-2300 (2330 Th, 2400 F, 2230 Sn). Children welcome until early […]

Old Pack Horse W4

The Old Pack Horse, London W4. Pic: Fuller’s.

London’s Best Beer, Pubs and Bars updates West London: Chiswick

Contemporary pub (Fuller’s) Regional heritage pub 434 Chiswick High Road W4 5TF T 020 8994 2872 w oldpackhorsechiswick.co.uk f oldpackhorse tw OPHW4 Open 1100 (1200 Sun)-2400 (0100 Thu, 0200 Fri-Sat). Children welcome until early evening. Cask […]

Royal Standard CR0

The Royal Standard, Croydon CR0 (London). Pic: Royal Standard.

London’s Best Beer, Pubs and Bars updates Southeast London: Croydon

Traditional pub (Fuller’s) 1 Sheldon Street, Croydon CR0 1SS T 020 8688 9749 w www.royalstandard-croydon.co.uk Open 1200-2400 (2300 Sun). Children welcome until early evening. Cask beer 6 (Fuller’s, up to 2 guests) Cask Marque. Food […]

Union W9*

The Union Tavern, London W9. Pic: Fuller’s.

London’s Best Beer, Pubs and Bars updates West London: Other locations – Westbourne Park

Contemporary pub, specialist (Fuller’s) 45 Woodfield Road W9 2BA T 020 7286 1886 w www.union-tavern.co.uk tw union_tavern Open 1200-2300 (2400 Fri-Sat, 2230 Sun). Children welcome until 1900. Cask beer 6-9 (Fuller’s, up to […]

Sanctuary House SW1

Sanctuary House Hotel, London SW1. Pic: Fuller’s.

London’s Best Beer, Pubs and Bars updates Central London: Westminster, Victoria and Pimlico

Traditional pub (Fuller’s) 33 Tothill Street SW1H 9LA T 020 7799 4044 w www.sanctuaryhousehotel.co.uk f SanctuaryHouseHotel tw SancHouseHotel Open 0800-2300 (2230 Sun). Children welcome until early evening. Cask beer 5 (Fuller’s) CM, Other beer […]

Red Lion (Westminster) SW1

Red Lion, Parliament Street, London SW1. Pic: Fuller’s.

London’s Best Beer, Pubs and Bars updates Central London: Westminster, Victoria and Pimlico

Traditional pub (Fuller’s) Regional heritage pub 48 Parliament Street SW1A 2NH T 020 7930 5826 w redlionwestminster.co.uk Open 1000-2300 (2100 Sun). Children welcome until early evening. Cask beer 5 (Fuller’s) CM, Other beer 1 […]

Barrel and Horn BR1

London’s Best Beer, Pubs and Bars updates Southeast London: Bromley

Barrel and Horn, Bromley BR1 (London)

Contemporary pub (Fuller’s) 206 High Street, Bromley BR1 1PW T 020 8290 2039 w www.barrelandhorn.com f BarrelAndHorn tw BarrelAndHorn Open 1200-2300 (2330 FS, 2230 Sn). Children very welcome until 1900. Cask beer 3 (guests, sometimes local/unusual), Other beer […]

Lamb and Flag WC2

Lamb and Flag, London WC2

London’s Best Beer, Pubs and Bars updates Central London: Covent Garden

Traditional pub (Fuller’s) 33 Rose Street WC2E 9EB T 020 7497 9504 w www.lambandflagcoventgarden.co.uk Open 1100 (1200 Sun)-2300 (2230 Sun). Children welcome in upstairs room. Cask beer 8 (Fuller’s, 3 guests), Other beer 6+ bottles (Fuller’s), Also Some […]