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Penny Farthing

3 Empire Buildings Waterside, Crayford DA1 4JJ, England
+44 7772 866645
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A brilliant Micro Pub

Although not my closest, it's always a crucial part of a night out for me. There is an inundation... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
AleAdvisor
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London
via mobile
Absolutely perfect!

If you are walking the LOOP between Erith and Bexley you MUST stop for a pint (or even half or... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
ken k
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Although not my closest, it's always a crucial part of a night out for me. There is an inundation of pubs around Dartford and Crawford that don't seem beer-forward, but The Penny Farthing actually cares about the beer culture. Some of the micro pubs don't...More

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Bev-B2, Owner at Penny Farthing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit, and also the ales. We hope that you return again soon.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

If you are walking the LOOP between Erith and Bexley you MUST stop for a pint (or even half or more) at the Penny Farthing, a place with a better and more interesting ale selection than many "full sized" pubs elsewhere. Congenial, homey, and with...More

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Bev-B2, Owner at Penny Farthing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we hope to see you back in the Penny Farthing Crayford, soon.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

It’s no good going here if you are a lager drinker but for a real friendly place for a Sunday lunchtime pint of Best! Nibbles provided!

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Bev-B2, Owner at Penny Farthing, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you for your review, we hope you enjoyed your visit. Bev & Bob

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Visited the Penny Farthing at the weekend and would highly recommend it to those looking for a fresh, quality beer in a friendly setting. Thank you Bob & Bev for your hospitality

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Bev-B2, Owner at Penny Farthing, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, hope to see you again in the Penny Farthing soon

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

First visit here prior to meal out-clean and simple in style- good range of beers with tasters provided.Other drinks available of course.Staff were involved and courteous. Was a tad surprised the do not offer tabs or take plastic as not everyone has cash these days-be...More

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Bev-B2, Owner at Penny Farthing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we strive to remain as traditional as possible also to keep our prices as low as we can. Card machines cost to use, and that cost would have to be passed on to the customer,...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I'm reluctantly reviewing this place, I didn't want to because it's quiet, welcoming, homely vibe is what I adore about this great little quirky venue & that could be lost if you all find out about Crayfords little known secret. But it's so good it...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Visited here while watching football in the area. Good selection off real ale friendly staff and great value for money.

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Bev-B2, Owner at Penny Farthing, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We hope to see you back in the Penny Farthing next time you are in the area

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in on the way home from the famers market, we ended up staying until last orders!! Such a fantastic choice of drinks and great other customers to chat too. Because and Bob always make sure your taken care of!!!!!!!

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a drink and was really impressed. Lovely and quiet atmosphere. Nice to be able to sit and chat over a drink as no mobile phones are allowed.

Thank Teresa B
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Bev-B2, Owner at Penny Farthing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your review We hope to see you in the Penny Farthing again soon.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Despite living in crayford is first time we visited this place, great selection of drinks, great ciders especially the salted caramel.nice atmosphere, staff welcoming and the roast potatoes were a nice touch!

Thank Nicky L
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Bev-B2, Owner at Penny Farthing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

So pleased that you found us, we hope that you will return to the Penny again soon.

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