Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell | Clerkenwell, Greater London
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Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell
World Class based on 194 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 (56) | Taps: 37 | Bottles: 300


Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell

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Beer Available At Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell (arranged by most recent)
Dugges / All In Brewing / Lervig - Pear Are You Jonathan? 63, Siren / Elusive Dinner For Seven , Birrificio Pontino 41° Parallelo 74, Dark Star Blockhead , Siren / Evil Twin Summer Spreeze 84, Crouch Vale Mosaic , Stone Smoked Porter - Chocolate & Orange Peel 64, Salopian Hair Of The Dog 50, Extraomnes Wallonië 92, Thornbridge Baize 97, Siren Even / Evil Twin More Jesus VIII Hazelnut , Thornbridge Wild Swan 67, Thornbridge Halcyon 97, Thornbridge Bracia (Bourbon) 97, Thornbridge Wild Raven 98, Thornbridge / Wild Beer Tart 73, Thornbridge Charlie Brown 76, Extraomnes Straff 94, Buxton / Evil Twin Anglo Mania 96, Siren / Crooked Stave All Bretts Are Off 50
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194 reviews for Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  86%
 Selection  91%
 Food  59%
 Value  76%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  99%
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92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
justm  (4) , England | November 9, 2011
Great place. Beer is served in perfect condition with knowledgable and friendly staff. Selection is second to none with hard to get and one-off brews available. Simply a wonderful place to drink wonderful beer.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Benzai  (172) Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, Netherlands | October 21, 2011
Pretty small pub, but a lot of beers on draught and a lot of good beers on bottle! Nice friendly atmosphere, very helpfull, kind and knowledgable staff. Must visit when in London!
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
yblosc59  (24) Lille, France | October 15, 2011
Went there on a thursday night with a group of friends as I thought it will be a good alternative for the usual pub in London and also because of the rating in this website. They liked it and I did too. The selection of beer on tap is very impressive, especially for the english draught beers. The selection of bottled beer is very good too, especially for Japanese beers, Mikkeller and Nogne. I had the Mikkeller Texas Ranger barrel aged for which I took great pleasure to share with my english friends who are used to normal beers. I was surprised to see the Westvleteren 12 on the list so of course i asked for one but they didn’t have any, and rightly so as it shouldn’t be sold in any other bar than in de vrede...The house lager made for the bar is very good too, a bit expensive but it is worth it. The staff was not available to give you advice or recommandation, but in their defense it was a very very busy evening. Overall a place where I will happily come back too on my next visit in the capital. I would like to see more bars like that in London !
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
Christian  (240) Odense, Denmark | October 14, 2011
The finest spot to drink beer for a Ratebeerian in London, and really, for any beer lover. It’s not the outrageous selection of Ratebeer-friendly beer from the best breweries in Britain and the rest of the world. It’s not the enthusiastic and knowledgable staff. It’s the combination of those qualities AND the beautiful site that makes this truly world class. It’s the most beautiful world class beer bar I have ever been to. And this in a city where the other top spots are unappealing at the least. Craft Beer Co is a place you wouldn’t mind making your local, everyday pub
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 16/20
hazelnut  (7) , | October 14, 2011
I just love this place!
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  (50) Göteborg, Sweden | September 27, 2011
A very nice english pub in an old genuine house. Charming with a good beer selection. - , I´m not sure it they had food, sorry missed that but I´ll 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 don’t 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 Ratebeer’s 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.

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