29 Sep '13, 9pm

@HWLouis Ah, I'm thinking of the Montague Arms, which I would recommend except it sadly closed in 2011.

Following the very sad passing of long time managers Stan & Bet (both in their 80s) the pub closed its doors at the end of 2011. Stan and Bet had been running the pub with owner Peter Hoyle since 1967. The pub was decked out with an eclectic bunch of curios from nautical gear to taxidermy including a stuffed zebra head looking out of an old horse drawn carriage! The Sun newspaper reviewed the pub shortly before closure: "decor like the pirate ship in The Goonies and an events calendar including The Unwrong Quiz make this one of our strangest, and best,boozers." There were signs displayed outside proclaiming 'Coaches Welcome' which always looked a little odd in this neighbourhood but the pub must have had deals with cross-channel drivers as coaches full of tourists used to call in for a drink, and sometimes food, while often being entertained by houseband The Two Petes - a ...

Full article: http://www.derelictlondon.com/south--south-east-london.html

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