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Beer Available At CASK Pub & Kitchen (arranged by most recent)
Hastings Handmade 13: Slovenian India Brown Ale , Fyne Ales Naughty 72, Fyne Ales Highlander 72, Prairie Artisan Ales / Evil Twin Bible Belt 100, Harbour Dunkel Bock (Barrel Aged) , Dark Star Crème Brûlée 84, Harbour Double IPA No. 7 , De Molen / Hoppin’ Frog Super-Charged Saison IPA 96, Mikkeller Beer Hop Breakfast Aged In Tequila Barrels 50, Kirkstall BYB , Kirkstall Three Swords 63, Kirkstall Black Band Porter 84, Kirkstall Pale Ale 55, Kirkstall Generous George , Kirkstall Framboise 95, Kirkstall Dissolution IPA 72, Mad Hatter Boozy Scotch Ale , Mad Hatter Down The Rabbit Hole 78, Acorn Thunder Struck , Westbrook Bearded Farmer 4: “Taylor” Saison 96
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Theydon_Bois (744) The ’Sham, England | August 3, 2012
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
My regular post work boozer since it opened under it’s present guise circa Sep ’09 (previously the Pimlico Tram).
10 cask ales, 12 keg taps and 4 or more hundred bottles with many harder to get US and Scandatlantic (particularly Mikkeller) offerings.
Was in here just 4 hours ago and had cask ales from Dark Star, Fyne, Ilkley and keg offerings from Mikkeller (7 or 8 single hop varietis) and Against the Grain.
Can get pretty packed after 5pm on a weekday evening and often doesn’t thin till 9 !
Food is decent enough but could be better in the service sense . . . on more than one occasion my order has vanished into the ether and I’ve had to go back and re-order and/or put up with food that is a little too cold!
It’s all about the beer however and the staff are fairly knowledgeable and if your particular server isn’t, there’ll be someone at hand who is !
Boudicca (732) London, England | May 14, 2011
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
The CASK Pub and Kitchen stands on a street corner about 10 minutes walk from Victoria and perhaps 5 minutes from Pimlico tube stations. It has a modern feel – more a bar than a pub, with light olive green walls and a cream ceiling, tea lights in red glass holders on the tables and a fixed bench with scatter cushions along most of the walls. It’s generally light and airy although there is one cosy area behind the door where there are no windows and some clutter has started to appear in the form of a frieze of beer mats. There’s also an impressive world map showing topography and country names displayed on one wall like a pull down projector screen.
On my last visit, a lovely spring Friday evening (13 May), to celebrate Jackie’s birthday it was very crowded and noisy both inside and out but we had reserved tables along one wall so there was no shortage of seats for our party. It was also very hot as the heating was blasting out, completely unnecessarily, from under the benches. That said, the beer selection was as good as ever. I had Mikkeller Beer Hop Breakfast, Struise Black Albert (laid on specially for the birthday girl I think), Alvinne Kerasus and a few other excellent beers, all on tap and served by knowledgeable and friendly staff. The blackboard on the wall says that the CASK has “London’s largest and finest collection of beer” and this may well be true although, as others have noted, it’s not the place to go if you’re on a tight budget.
We didn’t eat on this occasion but good hearty food with a modern twist is available most lunchtimes and in the evening until 2130 or 2200. There are also monthly “meet the brewer” evenings, which I haven’t attended although I’ve heard from friends who have that they’re worth the effort. Upcoming events are Revelation Cat (21 June), Odell (20 July ) and Kernel (1 August).
nate2g (665) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | March 14, 2010| Updated January 2, 2011
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
I was lucky enough to be staying just around the corner from this gem. I was stoked to find Thornbridge and Dark Star available on hand pump, and from what I hear are conditioned extremely well. The food menu looked great but didn’t order this time. There also appears to be an extensive bottle list as well. Cozy place to have a good drink and chat, look forward to getting back here again. June Update - Now stocking 100+ bottles of fantastic American micros and plenty of German and Belgian beers as well. Casks rotate constantly and there is always something exciting on. Truely remarkable London real ale pub.
Leighton (638) London, England | October 5, 2010| Updated January 12, 2012
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
One of my favorite London pubs. The tap/cask selection is great. The best beer I’ve had herewas the BrewDog I Hardcore You. Awesome. There is a huge bottle list but these beers tend to be on the pricey side. The draught stuff is reasonably priced, though. The food looks good and is also a bit pricey; I haven’t had any. A very clean, sleek bar with lots of tables inside and a few out. Overall a great place to get some good beers.
Fin (607) Merton, Oxfordshire, England, England | November 15, 2010| Updated June 12, 2011
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 16/20
Visited here on Saturday 13th November 2010 with Loz. I thoroughly enjoyed this place form the very decent cask selection through to the incredible bottled beer range and then onto the very friendly staff. We had a couple in here, a great Dark Star Green Hopped IPA and the Moor Illusion along with Crouch Vale Wild Hop and Brouwerij Ij’ Zatte all in great nick. The bottled beer selection was very impressive, however the prices were not so , the £29 for a Westy 12 (YIKES!) but hey-ho the cask and Keg stuff would offer more than enough choice for the average punter with just an occasional splurge on some fancy bottle maybe. Huge Mikkeller selection was very tempting. The staff were very friendly particularly Joachim a young Swedish guy who offered me a number of different tasters, he came and chatted to me and Loz for a while and was such a lovely chap, really enthusiastic and keen to learn more. I think this is more of a bar than a pub, but it’s got a nice feel about it and I will definately come here again at some point in the near future.
Ferris (603) Burnaby, British Columbia | August 14, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
An open and airy modern pub with a small outdoor area. Service was very good with staff walking around and picking up after us. Beer selection was likely the best in the city. Food was ups are pub and nice. A great stop for beer.
rosenbergh (494) Tampere, Finland | June 26, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Selection is absolutely great, both bottles and casks/taps. There’s not much new to say. Interior is quite plain and the place gets noisy when it’s packed. Exports are rather pricey. Service was excellent. And toilets just disgusting.
KyotoLefty (491) Kyoto, Japan | July 31, 2011| Updated August 7, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Big inside, dark with candles in the evening. Quite chill atmosphere, though not pretty. Nice range on keg, casks were mostly off on Sunday. Tons of bottles, though I wasn’t even really looking. Good place.
pivnizub (469) Bochum, Porúří, Germany | August 30, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Nice, pretty "modern" pub with a great range of beers and an impressive number of refrigerators, all filled with attractive bottles. All beers I sampled there (from the tap only) were in good condition. Really worth a detour!
jackl (446) Charlottesville, Virginia | December 19, 2011| Updated January 29, 2012
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
Possibly the greatest pub in london. Great selection, well kept beer. The pub has plenty of seats, and is hardly overcrowded. The service is top-notch, the bartenders are reasonably knowledgeable and happy to please. The food has gotten much better in recent months, the redesigning of the menu is much more friendly to the casual drinker, with additions such as fish and chips and nachos. The fact that’s it’s local to my residence doesn’t hurt!
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