Great North Wood 1

3 Knights Hill , London, SE27 0HS

Great North Wood, West Norwood, London

SquareMeal Review of Great North Wood

This substantial inn with its handsome Georgian frontage has been feeding and watering the good folk of West Norwood since 1712, and it now comes complete with a ”lovely” beer garden for fine-weather imbibing. One reader reckons it serves “the best pub grub around” – not surprising, given that the chefs have worked in venues ranging from Terroirs to The Glasshouse in Kew. Look for the likes of beetroot hummus with feta, pomegranate and flatbread, mussels in leeks and cider with chips or smoked pork chop with celeriac purée, caramelised apple and kale alongside the usual burgers, beer-battered haddock, pies and steaks. You can book ahead for big sharing dishes such as slow-cooked lamb boulangère, while puds might bring pannacotta with poached rhubarb. Meanwhile, bottled beers from a host of London breweries catch the eye behind the bar, in addition to an assortment of big international names. 

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

West Norwood Station 298m

Tulse Hill Station 1km


Address: 3 Knights Hill , London SE27 0HS

Area: West Norwood

Opening times

Mon-Fri 12N-11pm (Fri – 12M) Sat-Sun 9am-12M (Sun – 11pm)

Nearby Landmarks

South London Theatre Centre 129m

Edward Alleyn Theatre 1km


Telephone: 020 8766 0351


Cuisine: Gastropub

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