Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell | Clerkenwell, Greater London
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Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell
World Class based on 179 ratings
Type: Bar

82 Leather Lane
Clerkenwell, 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 (55) | Taps: 37 | Bottles: 300


Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell

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Beer Available At Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell (arranged by most recent)
Renaissance Marlborough Pale Ale (MPA) (2013 onward) 93, Partizan Saison Raspberry Lemon , Northern Monk True North Pale Ale 43, Northern Monk Monacus NZ Pale Ale 50, Fyne Ales / De Molen Mills and Hills 97, Evil Twin Disco Beer 97, Northern Monk / Bad Seed Salted Lime Wit , Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Bomb! 100, Glastonbury Thriller 78, Millwhites Hedge Layer 56, Hornbeer Black Magic Woman 99, The Kernel Pale Ale Motueka 93, The Kernel India Pale Ale Motueka 89, Stone Ruination IPA 100, Tiny Rebel Urban IPA 93, Tiny Rebel Dirty Stop Out 95, Wild Beer Millionaire 86, De Molen Rasputin 99, Weird Beard Decadence 97, Birra del Borgo Hasta El Lýpulo Siempre
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179 reviews for Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  86%
 Selection  91%
 Food  58%
 Value  76%
 Overall  87%
 Rating  99%
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90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
HopMasterFlex  (9) Carlsbad, California | October 4, 2011
This place is awesome, great american beers on tap, awesome selection of cask ales. Best beer bar I went too in all of London and I went to 20 or so bars. They are doing something right and I wish them the best.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
Aniela  (48) GŲteborg, Sweden | September 27, 2011
A very nice english pub in an old genuine house. Charming with a good beer selection. - , Iīm not sure it they had food, sorry missed that but Iīll check iy out next time :-)
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
highoctane  (11) Oxford, England | September 27, 2011
Thus far, The Craft Beer Co has proven itself everything a beer lover (note: not necessarily just a cask ale lover) could ask for. Tons of fantastic options, both cask and keg, at what I would consider reasonable prices for the area. But what makes the bar great, besides the great selection, and separates it from many other pubs in England, is that when you start rattling off names of beers or tasting notes you are looking for, the folks behind the bar donít give you a funny look and are generally quite knowledgeable and helpful. I find this just as important and welcome as the selection itself. Slightly embarrassingly, I have been to many of Ratebeerís top rated beer places, and this one will be on that list very soon.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Cipressaia  (18) , Italy | September 23, 2011
Cool new opening with a large selection of beers. Dull ambiance, service quite decent. I prefer cask and kitchen
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
YULbier  (250) Montreal, | September 21, 2011
Good quality and quantity of fresh brews. Rare beers for London are legion here. Helpful staff. Frequented by friendly beer lovers that know their pubs well. World class, indeed.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Pubman79  (14) London, England | September 21, 2011
Excellent Pub
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Boudicca  (898) London, England | September 18, 2011| Updated August 25, 2014
A welcome new addition to the burgeoning London beer scene, the Craft Beer Co. is an old fashioned street corner pub which has been knocked through although it retains some of its original features such as the magnificent hexagonal mirror panelled ceiling. It was very busy when we visited on a Saturday evening during the RBESG and no wonder as the beer range is superb and the service excellent. It was the first time Iíd seen Tom in his new role as manager of the pub. He was in his element and doing a great job.

Update: Three years later and the Craft Beer Co. is still going strong, with several more pubs around town. The service is friendly and the beer selection remains very good indeed. Ratebeerians are always welcome and Tom has made the upstairs room available for us on many occasions, most recently for the Grand Tasting (part 2) during the RBESG 2014. (Last visited 10 August 2014).
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  (38) 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  (510) 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!

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