Blacksmiths Arms

Greater London South East - Rotherhithe

A historic pub interior of regional importance

Listed Status: Not listed

257 Rotherhithe Street
Rotherhithe
SE16 5EJ

Tel: (020) 7231 8838

Email: downtownbsa@gmail.com

Website https://www.theblacksmithsse16.com/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/blacksmithsse16

Real Ale: Yes

Lunchtime Meals: Yes

Evening Meals: Yes

Public Transport: Near Bus Stop

Bus: Yes

View on: Whatpub

A late 19th century three-storey building with a classic Brewer’s Tudor half-timbered exterior above a glazed brick ground floor – the glazing looks modern. The interior is of three little-altered rooms with inter-war fittings – two narrow bars either side of a central servery.

The front right door leads into the right hand lounge bar with a carpet and wood panelling on the walls to picture-frame height. The bar counter is a classic inter-war one of fielded panelling but the modest bar back on the right looks modern. Originally it is likely that there was more screenwork in the servery.

There is a large part glazed full height screen separating the two bars and in it a folding partition but the folding doors are always folded back creating a wide gap. This bar has another inter-war fielded panelled bar counter, a disused door, wood laminate floor and the walls have fielded panelling to picture-frame height.

A late 19th century three-storey building with a classic Brewer’s Tudor half-timbered exterior above a glazed brick ground floor – the glazing looks modern. The interior is of three little-altered rooms with inter-war fittings – two narrow bars either side of a central servery.

The front right door leads into the right hand lounge bar with a carpet and wood panelling on the walls to picture-frame height. The bar counter is a classic inter-war one of fielded panelling but the modest bar back on the right looks modern. Originally it is likely that there was more screenwork in the servery.

There is a large part glazed full height screen separating the two bars and in it a folding partition but the folding doors are always folded back creating a wide gap. This bar has another inter-war fielded panelled bar counter, a disused door, wood laminate floor and the walls have fielded panelling to picture-frame height.

Another full height part-glazed screen separates the rear dining room from the front two bars still with doors from them. The dining room has fielded panelling to picture-frame height all around the walls and a bare wood floor. There is a hatch to the servery but the bar counter front of it looks modern and there is a plain skylight.

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