Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell | Farringdon, Greater London
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Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell
World Class based on 162 ratings
Type: Bar

82 Leather Lane
Farringdon, Greater London England EC1N 7TR [ print map ]
0207 430 1123

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Hours: Mon - Sat 1200-2300; Sun 1200-2230


Mayor: Theydon_Bois (84) | Taps: 37 | Bottles: 300


Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell

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Blue Monkey Bonobo 65, Edge Brewing Hoptimista IPA - Citra 94, Northern Monk Brew / Weird Beard Blue Habit , Blackjack Play Your Cards Ryeít 69, Brew By Numbers 11/06 Session IPA - Simcoe , Blackjack Jabberwocky , Northern Monk Kiwi Saison (Motueka and Kiwi Fruit) , Northern Monk New World IPA 77, Northern Monk Strannik Imperial Stout 95, Northern Monk / Saltaire Smoked Porter 65, Tyne Bank Rauchbier 68, Tyne Bank Cherry Oatmeal Stout 66, Northern Monk Dark Arches Black IPA 84, Northern Monk Chennai Export Porter , Northern Monk Kiwi Saison , Northern Monk Monacus NZ Pale Ale 49, Blackjack The Pokies 59, Tyne Bank Dark Exposure , Moncada Notting Hill Summer 65, Tyne Bank / Hand Drawn Monkey Barrel of Monkeys
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162 reviews for Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  86%
 Selection  92%
 Food  58%
 Value  76%
 Overall  87%
 Rating  99%
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96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
PaulUnwin  (117) Pinellas Park, Florida | September 15, 2011
Another fine drinking establishment! Nothing like a good old London pub, although this a class above, fantastic choice of cask and hand pulled beers, plenty of bottles too. I will be back!!!
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
olio  (28) Tampere, Finland | September 10, 2011
Very modern atmosphere but a bit too crowded at the peak hour. Very good selection of beers on tap and cask. An astonishing range of quality bottles to select from. Prices are decent to moderate high. Been here only once but was worth the visit.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
JoeMcPhee  (508) Toronto, ON, Ontario | September 5, 2011
The culmination of my day spent pub-crawling around London and I was probably a bit too far gone when I actually got here. Managed to have a lovely few hours with several of the London crew while I was in though. A lovely, bright spot with a very long bar dominating one side of the bar and some smaller tables scattered throughout the floor space. Very high-ceilinged which helps to keep it feeling open, especially since it seems to be quite a popular spot. Tom was good enough to show me through the cellar as well which was as ramajammed with beery goodness as any Iíve ever seen before. The best bottle selection Iíve seen in London (or really, almost anywhere) and a fantastic selection of keg and cask beers. This will definitely be on my return list when Iím back in London - truly world-class!
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Rune  (419) TromsÝ, Norway | August 21, 2011
No doubt, the best beer bar I have ever been to in London. Itís quite a thrill to walk into this street corner pub and see the great line-up of pump clips displaying 16 cask ales followed by some very interesting keg beers, and added by hundreds of bottles in the printed beer menu. What a great place to be, comfortable and relaxing. Exquisite hosting from Tom and the young barman. During a few splendid drinking hours I had five cask ales, one from keg (house lager from Mikkeller), and shared three bottles. All the beers were in perfect condition and were served at a fine drinking temperature. Great music, not too loud American grunge, that was to my liking. I came alone on an early Monday afternoon, but was soon joined by other ratebeerians like Miksu, hanniku, oh6gdx and DJMonarch. Thanks for the great time, guys. (Visited, 1st August 2011).
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
caesar  (300) Bunnik/Utrecht, Netherlands | August 20, 2011
Great looking bar with modern classy interior. High tables, long prominent bar. Fantastic selection of real ale and a lot of Danish and American keg beer. Plenty of bartenders behind the counter, so you wont have to wait long. World class bar run by world class people.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
ndon  (52) London, England | August 18, 2011
This is the best place in London for craft beer in my opinion. Amazing selection of cask, keg and bottles. Staff that know their stuff. Can be pricey, but you pay for greatness. With The Cad at the helm, itíll just keep getting better and better!!!
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil  (304) Tallinn, Estonia | August 13, 2011
I went there at a bad time for me. I really must revisit when my headís straight. It was so full I found this desperately noisy and claustrophibic, and just wanted to escape, no matter how beautiful the ceiling is. Upstairs was much better, though. Mindblowing selection of beers for the UK.. The Cad having his finger on the pulse will ensure this will be right at the pinacle of the UK beer scene. I found the prices very high, making Finland look cheap, but maybe I was misreading the signs, so leaving that score field blank until I have double-checked on a return visit.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Dedollewaitor  (359) Odense, Denmark | August 11, 2011
This place was def. one of my best experiences in Lodon. Giant selection of FRESH casks and ciders (Crouch Vale, Moor, Thornbridge, etc.) and lots of interesting foreign beers both on draught and bottles. Quick service and fairly priced. Dope.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry  (28) Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario | August 10, 2011
My new favorite beer place in the world (yes, Volo, Coleís and Blue Monk, I still love you) - incredible ambience, variety, quality - Alesmith bottles, FFS!!! - so many cask and keg taps, helpful staff - Tom is doing an amazing job, I felt at home right away - if you go to London, get your butt here ASAP - blew me away. I will be going back at least twice more during my current trip.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
RoyceH  (32) Hesperange, Luxembourg | August 10, 2011
What a pub. I cannot fault this place. The staff know their stuff, Tom knows more than you could ever imagine about beer. The selection is superb, a shedload of rare brews, a bar full of Mikkeller taps, a heap of casks. The house lager is unspeakably fantastic, the house ale is brilliant. Itís a bit pricey, but itís London. The selection on tap is unrivalled, youíll get what you pay for really in the bottle selection. The environment is superb, light and airy feel. I just canít deal with this place. Definitely the best place in London, definitely the best place in the UK. Thatís not a title Iím going to give lightly. Iíll just finish with a WOW. Blown away.

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