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Best Forest Hill Bars & Pubs Guide
Brockley Rise
Brockley Rise Dartmouth Road

A regularly updated guide to the best Forest Hill bars and pubs. It is brought to you by The Forest Hill Guide which has pages on the best SE23 bars, cafes, restaurants and shops plus detailed local history & property guides,  It is part of the South London Guide (est. 2003) which covers independent businesses from Bermondsey down to Bromley.

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53 Brockley Rise
SE23 5LN
020 8690 2658
Manager: Nancy
Craft beers
Pizza (Deliveroo)
Sports TV
Sunday night quiz
Under new management 
Open: daily from midday
Located opposite Babur    

Honor Oak (Est 2007)
1 St Germans Road 
SE23 1RH map
020 8690 9222
The Honor Oak (previously St Germain’s is located just off the South Circular between Forest Hill and Honor Oak. It offers food and drink in a fashionable setting. Buses 122 & 171.
Owners; Laine Pub Co 

Dartmouth Arms
7 Dartmouth Road 020 8488 3117
The Dartmouth Arms is one of Forest Hill’s oldest pubs dating back to the building of the Croydon Canal. Refurbished in 2004 it is more a Gastropub with good food and wine than a Bar or Pub (their website has no beer page!). Next to Forest Hill Station.
Opening hours
Mon - Thurs: 12:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat: 12:00 - 01:00
Sun : 12;00 - 23:00
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Devonshire Road

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Perry Vale

Sylvan Post (est 2012)
24-28 Dartmouth Road
020 8291 5712
Converted post office
Owner:  Antic Collective

Signal Pub  (est. 2016)
7 Devonshire Road
SE23 3HE
020 3326 9300
Live music, quiz nights & film nights
Originally the Railway Signal.
Owners: Hippo Inns

The Capitol (est. 2001)
11-21 London Road
SE23 3TW
020 8291 8920
The Capitol  was a cinemas from 1929 to 1973 and is now a Grade II building. It offers a range of real ales, craft beers and freshly ground Lavazza coffee. Breakfast is served until noon, with our full food menu available until 11pm
Owners: Wetherspoon

All Inn One (est. 2007)
53 Perry Vale 
SE23 2NE map
020 8699 3311
Contacts: Richard & Julia
Real ales and craft beers 
Kitchen pop-ups
Large beer garden
Located near Forest Hill Overground 
(formerly The Foresters Arms)


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Railway Telegraph
112 Stanstead Road 
SE23 1PS
020 8699 6504
Traditional pub with beer garden, monthly live bands, weekend DJs and all day food menus
Owners; Shepherd Neame

Blythe Hill Tavern
319 Stanstead Road.
020 8690 5176
SE23 1JB map
Popular Irish pub on the South Circular selling Real ales: (5 on tap) with a beer garden. Every Thursday Traditional Irish music sessions.  Three room interior with 1930’s panelling, Con, the landlord and his staff uphold the tradition of being smartly dressed, attentive and welcoming. Voted CAMERA Best Pub and Best Cider Pub for South East London 2015

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