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East London Beer Guide & Pub directory in 1991 - E5 Clapton

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1991 Beer index

The 1991 edition of the East London Beer Guide - East London & City CAMRA

E5 Clapton
Station - Clapton (BR Liverpool Street).
Clapton is part of northern Hackney, sloping down to the River Lea through an extensive mixture of many of the residential building styles of the past hundred and fifty years or so - although few of the pubs seem to display the earlier styles. The railway cuts through the area and leaps the Lea besides the only real riverside stretch in this guide, from which a string of pubs benefits from some tranquil views over the Hackney Marshes. The river is part of our canal network, and the intrepid can sail to Manchester and even beyond from here. There is still some commercial traffic, although not as much as when local Victorian canal poet Cosmo Pilkington came over to pen a few lines - "I sail my barge down the Lea/and see a pub - It's ale for me!/Off the barge and in the bar/Soon I'm getting down a jar". Truly the local answer to McGonagall.
The Lea Valley Regional Park extends from here right up to Ware in Hertfordshire.
E5 ANCHOR & HOPE: 15 High Hill Ferry. (B1/1) Fullers.
E5 British Oak: 130 Lea Bridge Road. (B2/2) Grand Met-Watneys.
E5 Clapton Park Tavern: 9 Chatsworth Road. (B2/3) Bass Charrington.
E5 CROOKED BILLET: 84 Upper Clapton Road. (A1/4) Grand Met-Watneys.
E5 The Downs: 75 Downs Road. (A2/5) Ind Coope Taylor Walker.
E5 Duke of Clarence: 78 Clarence Road. (A2/6) Grand Met-Trumans.
E5 Duke of York (Pudlocks): 2 Charnwood Street. (A1/7) Grand Met-Watneys.
E5 ELEPHANTS HEAD: 43 Lower Clapton Road. (A2/8) Courage.
E5 Fountain: 211 Lower Clapton Road. (A2/9) Grand Met-Watneys.
E5 George: 171 Glyn Road. (B2/10) Courage.
E5 Glyn Arms: 1 Mandeville Street. (B2/11) Ind Coope Taylor Walker.
E5 Golden Shoe: 47 Meeson Street. (B2/12) Grand Met-Watneys.
E5 Hope & Anchor: 30 Rossington Street. (A1/13) Belhaven.
E5 Jubilee: 278 Millfields Road. (B2/14) Belhaven.
E5 Kings Head: 44 Middlesex Wharf. (B1/15) Grand Met-Watneys.
E5 London Tavern: 92 Rendlesham Road. (A2/16) Bass Charrington.
E5 LORD CECIL: 42 Lower Clapton Road. (A2/17) Courage. 
E5 Old Kings Head: 28 Upper Clapton Road. (A2/18) Grand Met-Trumans.
E5 PRINCE OF WALES: 146 Lea Bridge Road. (B2/19) Young & Co. 
E5 PRIORY TAVERN: 57 Elderfield Road. (B2/20) Bass Charrington.
E5 ROBIN HOOD: High Hill Ferry. (B1/21) Courage. 
E5 ROYAL SOVEREIGN: 64 Northwold Road. (A1/22) Bass Charrington.
E5 Shamps: 181 Clarence Road. (A2/23) Grand Met-Watneys.
E5 SHIP AGROUND: 144 Lea Bridge Road. (B2/24) Bass Charrington. 
E5 SWAN: 73 Clapton Common. (A1/25) Bass Charrington. 
E5 Three Sisters: 35 Queensdown Road. (A2/26) Belhaven.
E5 White Hart: 231 Lower Clapton Road. (A2/27) Bass Charrington.
E5 WINDSOR CASTLE: 135 Lower Clapton Road. (A2/28) Grand Met-Watneys. 
E5 WOODMAN: 199 Mount Pleasant Lane. (B1/29) Grand Met-Watneys.