Randomness Guide to London - Differences between Version 13 and Version 12 of Britannia, IG11 8PR
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|Now closed; was a [[Category Young's|Young's]] pub in [[Locale Barking|Barking]]. It has now been converted to housing <small>[https://www.flickr.com/photos/kake_pugh/14687684468/ photo]</small>, though the caryatids remain <small>[https://www.flickr.com/photos/kake_pugh/14873966342/ photo]</small>.
||Now closed; was a [[Category Young's|Young's]] pub in [[Locale Barking|Barking]].
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The information below is retained for people who want to know what it used to be like.
Kake visited on a Thursday afternoon; it was pretty empty apart from a couple of locals. Locals and barmaid alike seemed confused by my presence — I suppose I was pretty weird in context, being a woman on her own drinking in the public bar of an out-of-town pub in the afternoon. Three real ales: Young's Bitter (I think), Young's Special, and Wells Bombardier. The Special was £2.51/pint, and there was nothing wrong with it.
The public bar has a pool table, and a flatscreen TV, which was showing football but not loudly. I didn't go in the saloon bar, but the interweb says it has a piano.
Not sure it's worth a journey, but if you're in the area it's probably worth checking out. Certainly can't argue with the prices.
According to the 2007 Good Beer Guide, food is served lunchtimes except Saturdays.
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