Horns Tavern

Greater London South East - West Norwood

A historic pub interior of some regional importance

Listed Status: Not listed

40 Knights Hill
West Norwood
SE27 0HY

Tel: (020) 8670 2231

Email: thehornstavern@gmail.com

Website http://www.thehornstavern.co.uk/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thehornstavern.co.uk

Real Ale: Yes

Lunchtime Meals: Yes

Evening Meals: Yes

Nearby Station: West Norwood

Station Distance: 150m

Bus: Yes

View on: Whatpub

Ex-Courage 1930s pub. The original layout still exists to a large extent, with both the saloon and public bars having their own entrances from the street, and with the old jug and bottle bar sitting between them. The saloon bar has a 1930s bar counter and panelling to two-thirds height, and the bar back also looks 1930s. The public bar has a bar back that also looks 1930s with mirrored panels, but otherwise this room has modern fittings.

Ex-Courage 1930s pub with a curved apex on the left and rear sections of the building next to the railway line, and with a copper roof. The original layout still exists to a large extent, with both the saloon and public bars having their own entrances from the street, and with the old jug and bottle bar sitting between them. The saloon bar in the apex on two levels has a 1930s bar counter and panelling to two-thirds height. The doorway on the apex has terrazzo floor and twin doors with ‘Saloon’ and ‘Bar’ on them. A further set of doors leads from the saloon bar to the outside seating area, so possibly two rooms originally. The bar back in the saloon bar looks 1930s with mirrored panels but additions include modern shelves, with fridges replacing lower shelves.

The public bar has a bar back that also looks 1930s with mirrored panels, but fridges replace lower shelves. The counter front is modern and the dado panelling and bench seating also looks modern. This room is knocked through to small pool room at rear. Both bars can be accessed via the gents toilet!

The off sales is still situated between the two bars, but is now largely opened up to the saloon bar and is now used for the production of food and hot drinks.

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