North Stars: Evening Crawl of Belsize Park and Kentish Town

Wednesday 25 April 2018.

All welcome to join the crawl, whether a CAMRA member or not.

A Word version of the crawl notes is here: Word Crawl Notes, and PDF version is here: PDF Crawl Notes. Terry Casey's map of the area is here: Map of Area

Public transport will be required at times.

1. The Washington

Arrive: 7.00 PM.

Address: The Washington, 50 Englands Lane, Belsize Park, NW3 4UE.

Real ales: Sharps Doom Bar; St Austell Proper Job; Thornbridge Brock and Jaipur; and Woodforde Wherry are usually served here.

Read about The Washington

Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and walk up Englands Lane to bus stop U (called England's Lane). Catch a C11 bus to stop M (called Cressy Road) then catch a 24 or 46 bus to stop KU (called Grafton Terrace). Alight from the bus, cross over Malden Road to Grafton Terrace and walk up Grafton Terrace to

2. The Lord Southampton

Arrive: 7.50 PM.

Address: The Lord Southampton, 2 Southampton Road, Kentish Town, NW5 4HX.

Real ales: Sharps Doom Bar is usually served here.

Read about The Lord Southampton

Directions to next pub: Leave the pub via the Southampton Road entrance, turn right and walk up Southampton Road to the junction with Malden Road. Continue along Southampton Road to the junction with Fleet Road. Cross over Fleet Road, turn right and cross over Agincourt Road. Turn left and walk up Agincourt Road to bus stop GA (called Mansfield Road). Catch a C11 bus to stop GE (called Glenhurst Avenue/Lissenden Gardens). Alight from the bus, turn left into Highgate Road and walk down Highgate Road to the junction with Gordon House Road. Cross over Gordon House Road and continue along Highgate Road to

3. The Southampton Arms

Arrive: 8.50 PM.

Address: The Southampton Arms, 139 Highgate Road, Kentish Town, NW5 1LE.

Real ales: 18 handpumps dispense 10 real ales and eight real ciders.

Read about The Southampton Arms

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, turn left and walk along Highgate Road to the junction with Gordon House Road. Cross over Highgate Road, turn left and then right into Chetwynd Road. Walk along Chetwynd Road to the junction with York Rise. Cross over Chetwynd Road and walk along York Rise to

4. The Dartmouth Arms

Arrive: 9.30 PM.

Address: The Dartmouth Arms, 35 York Rise, Kentish Town, NW5 1SP.

Real ales: Four real ales from London microbreweries are usually served here.

Read about The Dartmouth Arms

Directions to next pub: Turn right out of the pub and continue along York Rise to the junction with Chetwynd Road. Cross over Chetwynd Road and continue along York Rise, following the road as it bends to the left. Turn right and walk down an alley leading to a footbridge over the railway. Cross over the railway via the footbridge then walk along Ingestre Road to the junction with Burghley Road. Turn right down Burghley Road to the junction with Lady Somerset Road and cross over Lady Somerset Road. Turn left, walk to the junction with Fortess Road and walk into

5. The Junction Tavern

Arrive: 10.10 PM.

Address: The Junction Tavern, 101 Fortess Road, Kentish Town, NW5 1AG.

Real ales: Adnams Bitter; Purity Pure UBU; Timothy Taylor Landlord; Trumans Zephyr; and Wye Valley IPA are usually served here.

Read about The Junction Tavern

If time allows, visit also the nearby Pineapple, 51 Leverton Street, Kentish Town, NW5 2NX which is a grade II listed building and is on CAMRA’s London Regional Inventory.