News – November 2019

The recent sale of some Marstons pubs to Admiral would not affect any pubs in the branch area (Bar Malden being the only Marstons pub in the branch).
The Broadway Bar in Tolworth is currently closed but according to a sign outside this is for refurbishment.
The Cricketers in Kingston is still for sale
Cornerstone in Kingston still appears to be open.  Unsure when the planned refurb / closure is happening – we were previously advised late October.
Oatlands Chaser is still serving real ale (Doom Bar) – more likely at weekends that in the week.
Winning Horse Claygate is remaining open for another 6 months after Wellington agreed to allow the existing tenants to carry on
Ember Inns all now running their Cask Ale Club on Thursdays as well as Mondays – prices vary between pubs.  CAMRA discount not valid on these days.
Big Smoke brewery is taking over another pub (outside the branch) – Lord Raglan in Wokingham
Park Brewery has won a “Kingston Best Small Business” award and has appointed a deputy brewer from Battersea Brewery. After an experimental Lemon Sour beer in the summer current seasonal ales are Isabella Brown (4.4%) and Park Porter (4.3%).  The brewery now has a full licence opening hours currently Fridays only 5pm-9pm

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