Drinking in Camden / Kentish Town

Discussion in 'SMB' started by kingmonkey, Nov 8, 2018.

  1. kingmonkey

    kingmonkey Winger

    Any recommendations from you Southern types?

    Hoping to not get stabbed and get a pint with a head on it for under £10.

    Cheers.
     
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  2. GingerNick

    GingerNick Striker

    camden town brewery
     
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  3. What A Waster

    What A Waster Winger

    Under £10? Best hope you can find that alley from Goodnight Sweetheart
     
  4. Reptilia

    Reptilia Winger

    Blues Kitchen is good.
     
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  5. Bob Fleming

    Bob Fleming Striker

    I wandered trough last night. It was quite edgy which I've never noticed before there. Well i have but never been bothered by it. Mind I was sober and on me own.
    Big black lads staring me down.

    Hawley Arms is good. World's End lively. Quite like most of the pubs there really.
     
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  6. GingerNick

    GingerNick Striker

    surely you just say hello to them and they realise you are some wierd northerner and nothing to be worried about
     
  7. kingmonkey

    kingmonkey Winger

    Neck oil on draught :cool:
    At £5.70 a pint :(
     
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  8. The Butcher

    The Butcher Winger

    You’d pay nearly a fiver up here for certain ales
     
  9. luvulongtime

    luvulongtime Striker

    happened to me a few years back but when they saw my twisted fingers due to arthritis they mistook it for the gang sign of the rolling eight trey crips and let me pass by
     
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  10. Big Sharp Teeth

    Big Sharp Teeth Striker

    If you like cheese go to the Cheese Bar. It has lots of cheese as well as booze.
     
  11. Hammer

    Hammer Winger

    The Grafton, The Pineapple, Camden Town Brewery.
     
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  12. What A Waster

    What A Waster Winger

    Regularly pay more than a fiver a pint up here anyway. 5.75 for neck oil is reasonable imo
     
  13. Cheesy Feet

    Cheesy Feet Striker

    Elephants Head
     
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  14. Edinboro Castle
     
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  15. MackneyHackem

    MackneyHackem Central Defender

    The Grafton Arms is the best pub in that area by a mile.

    The Oxford Tavern is decent but it’s half pub half gastro.

    Absolutely shocking boozer.
    Full of kids and suits these days.
     
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  16. errant

    errant Striker

    isnt that cheap, i thought it was £50 a pint in old london town?
     
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  17. kingmonkey

    kingmonkey Winger

    That's because you probably drink on the diamond strip.

    To be fair, I would rather pay a bit more for a nice pint like neck oil, but 4 beers for over £20 is a bit harsh.

    Boxes ticked.
     
  18. MackneyHackem

    MackneyHackem Central Defender

    Is this price of a pint grumble we always get on here just a London thing? Are people like this on holiday as well?

    If you’re down here for 3-4 days or whatever and every pint you buy is 40p or even a quid more each time you’d surely have to be drinking a hundred pints or something for it to even matter.

    If money’s that tight surely you shouldn’t be going away ffs.
     
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  19. Cheesy Feet

    Cheesy Feet Striker

    Got nowt to do with money being tight..it's just beer prices in London take the fkn piss...and I love London by the way..was down two weeks ago.
     
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  20. MackneyHackem

    MackneyHackem Central Defender

    The prices of goods and services in a place reflect the cost of the purchase price of the product, the wages they pay to staff and cost of ground rent on the pub, bar or restaurant.

    It’s not fucking difficult. If you don’t like it and constantly feel ripped off, or come here and restrict yourself to drinking in shit holes or Wetherspoons because you can’t bare the expense, stop at home.
     
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