Sadly this traditional style pub had been resolutely run into the ground over the last couple of years, so to discover it has reopened as a craft beer pub is very welcome news. Offering well kept, locally sourced ales seem to be pretty popular now and appears to be a long term trend rather than a Magners style fashionable whim. Anyway, the new owners of the Exmouth Arms have done a good job. The wonderful original green Courage tiling has now been exposed and the theme carried on inside. The lighting is cosy and the seating good, while the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. We tried a few different ales, including a couple from Tottenham Brewer Redemption and the ever popular Camden Brewing Company, while there a decent selection of draft lagers, too. None of it comes cheap though, with some beers coming in at over £5 a pint. There is also food available, delivered as ‘sliders’, which we discovered (thanks to Google) basically means tiny portions; the use of quails eggs should’ve given that away really. We can imagine it getting busy during the week for after work drinks and can entirely understand why.
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Reviewed by redcat
28 Dec 2011