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The Rake

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Still a firm favourite

Looking for some good ales when staying for a couple of nights off Borough High Street, we knew... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
One_of_the_BOFs
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Some kind of beer heaven

For a beer lover this is definately a must go. Great tap list and a vast variety of bottles. May be... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
MadBeer
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15 Jul 2018
“Still a firm favourite ”
28 Apr 2018
“Some kind of beer heaven”
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Looking for some good ales when staying for a couple of nights off Borough High Street, we knew that we’d find them here. For once the choice was a bit limited as most of the keg lines were down due to the national shortage of...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

For a beer lover this is definately a must go. Great tap list and a vast variety of bottles. May be a bit shabby, but who cares as long as the beers are excellent and the crowd friendly. Would go there again whenever possible.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in here to escape the rain on a miserable Saturday afternoon. Two fairly young people serving who seemed more interested in their conversation but were polite enough. Excellent selection of beers, settled on a Belgian bottled cherry beer while my husband explored the draught...More

Thank LeeLee883
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Not a beautiful setting round the back of borough market by the bins, with outside toilets but there is a fantastic variety of beers available from around the world with friendly crowd. If you like beer and are in the area give it a go....More

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby Has the reputation as London's smallest pub, but what it might lack in size it certainly makes up for in the range of beers. Good selection of both draught and bottled beers on offer and staff that are helpful and...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Been here many many times but tonight the have the 2 most miserable bar staff ever!!! Great way to put a damper on the evening!!! Even offering to buy them a drink did not help.

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Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We have been to this place on several occasions in the past, but I had forgotten just how good it is. They serve some great real ales, both from the UK and abroad, with a great atmosphere. On this occasion, I was able to have...More

Thank One_of_the_BOFs
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I visited here on Easter Thursday around 9:00, the place is small, cosy and on the right side of you thinking this is a bit strange, but I do like it! The bar main bar can't be more than 400 sq ft, so pretty small,...More

Thank chrisbates
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Always good ales on tap, friendly and helpful staff on hand to give you details of the different ales and drauaght beers on tap. Always worth a visit when doing a pub crawl around Borough Market. Would recommend a visit to their microbrewery where they...More

Thank Darren066_11
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Great beers on the bar served by friendly staff who listen to want you want and can advise you on tastes. A bit of food is kept to go along with the drinks - try the black pudding scotch egg!!

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