Wenlock Arms (Free) | Hoxton, Greater London
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Wenlock Arms (Free)
Excellent based on 88 ratings
Type: Bar

26 Wenlock Road
Hoxton, Greater London England N1 7TA [ print map ]
0207 608 3406

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Hours: 12-12 Sun-Thurs; 12-2am Fri and Sat


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Wenlock Arms (Free)

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Beer Available At Wenlock Arms (Free) (arranged by most recent)
Brass Castle Sunshine 80, West Berkshire Good Old Boy 46, Ilkley Derby Day , Dark Star American Pale Ale 94, Dark Star Hophead 93, Flipside Financial Groat , Tiny Rebel Hot Box 88, Windsor & Eton Brew 477 Bostiní Mild 51, Titanic Last Porter Call 73, Long Man American Pale Ale 58, Milk Street Zig Zag 75, Hackney Stout , Clarence & Fredericks Strong Mild , Titanic Triple Screw 46, Dark Star Indian Summer IPA 82, Slaterís Autumn Red , Late Knights Hop Oí The Morning 58
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88 reviews for Wenlock Arms (Free)
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  76%
 Selection  80%
 Food  63%
 Value  76%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  91%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
TheBeerGod  (108) Newport News, Virginia | October 4, 2004| Updated February 4, 2005
Went here with Spiesy, SilkTork, duff, chris_o, TheDM, and HotStuff. Great place. I enjoyed myself here. It was packed but it was a Saturday night. Essentially a neighborhood pub but everyone was friendly to us. Had a sandwich here and it was damn good. Several cask beers available. Worth the time to seek it out.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub  (501) Banbury, England | July 4, 2004
Out of the way boozer in the middle of a housing com industrial estate. We caught the bus from Euston Station which dropped us off at the bottom of the road. Unprepossesing but a quiet freindly alehouse inside, warm and comfy with a good range of Doorstep sarnies. But this pub is about beer, and very good and varied it is too. I enjoyed it.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
YogiBeera  (121) New Jersey | February 16, 2004
What a great place! If I would live in London, this would be my weekly place. Great - dirty - heck who cares? Great Beer, great and knowlegded staff / the cellarmaster really cares about the beer, tastes it before it will be served. Wonderful music played by nice old men and as I saw an old woman in her 80s happily tapping her feet to the music while enjoying a pint of beer, I knew: this is just right, and my heart filled with love for this place.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
austinpowers  (152) New York, New York | January 26, 2004
This place is pretty remote, and freaky to walk to at night because you're in this residential neighborhood with housing projects around and it doesn't feel all that safe. But inside it's warm and homey, like a hobbit's lair, and the beers change like you change your underwear - daily. Obscure UK micros on tap served with the utmost of care.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
MrRomero  (112) Nolanville, | January 23, 2004
Small pub packed with people. This place was fun to visit and slam a few beers. The beer changed while we were standing there. Stay clear of the man with the voice box thing if you are an American.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Spiesy  (9) Sydney, Australia | January 22, 2004
For me itís the only place to drink in the City of LondonÖ but I would say that. Itís this tiny little pub on the corner of nowhere and nowhere, less then a mile from the Londonís Financial district. Now if youíre working in the City, youíre typically surrounded by fools, drinking expensive larger, produced by the nationals and served in shiny surrounds. Not this place. The beer is from little independent breweries, the floors are sticky and the people are real. Thereís no pretence and everybody is there for the beer. The beer is served in top condition and youíre guaranteed of a rate every visit. The food is adequate but really itís all about the beer!!
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork  (78) Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, England | January 21, 2004
Dirty, scruffy and very small. Limited range of food - the pasties are simply warmed in the microwave, but the fried egg sandwiches are the best in the business! The pump clips hit you as soon as you enter, and that's the main point of the place. The people are friendly and it does generate a good atmosphere. Ignore the surroundings, drink the beer, have a good chat and stay on for some afters.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes  (667) Vancouver, British Columbia | January 20, 2004
Joris may find it dirty but I don't mind. Almost Mancunian in its homey style. I ate a cheap sandwich, and while I did so they added a new beer. Constantly rotating taps are a big plus for beer geeks, as is the location nearby to the Pitfield Beer Shop. A geek's pub for sure.

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