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De Burgh Arms, West Drayton

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user reviews of the De Burgh Arms, West Drayton

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If you'd like to experience what it would be like after a nuclear war, then this is the place to come! Most of the people who frequent this establishment appear to have been experimented on by aliens and have had lobotomies. The decor appears to origonal to when the pub opened (around 300 years ago) and the jukebox still accepts groats and farthings. If you're looking for something a little extra to pep you up for the weekend, then why not seek out one of the many friendly local "self-employed pharmacists" for a cheeky prescription to get you through.
To be honest, you'd be better off getting some Meths from Boots and sitting on a bench at the station.
UB7_BLOKE - 13 Apr 2014 10:20
it is shite
michmet - 12 Dec 2012 18:35
The De Burgh just keeps going downhill. I'm sure the questionable clientele is mostly to blame. No ales were on at all on our Friday evening visit. Even the Addlestones cider has now been replaced by some fizzy rubbish, which was off! We may have stopped, had the barman been less interested in talking to his mates. He only noticed us after we had had time to reflect on the poor range of drinks and were heading to the door! With the station nextdoor, this place could be so much better.
blue_scrumpy - 27 Nov 2011 13:07
I was completely ignored in this pub once. I was amazing the bar lady looked through me completely like I was invisible. Quite funny actually but obviously I had to go elsewhere for a pint.
randompubgoer - 26 Sep 2010 20:30
Used to be a really popular pub. Although as posted before, it's a HQ for the significant local chav population. Went in last night and found only 4 customers. The De Burgh has gone downhill fast. The only redeeming feature for me is the draught Addlestones cider.
blue_scrumpy - 25 Nov 2008 20:11
I used to love this pub. It did good food and great beers all at a reasonable price. Now however it is disgusting. No real ale and the clientele are the local racist scum who sepnd their time getting drunk before or after spending time in court. Yuk!

In fact just avoid West Drayton and Yiewsley as there is no longer a decent pub in the vicinity (the nearest one is the Paddington Packet Boat which is about fifteen minutes walk up the high street)
woofhound - 9 Oct 2008 19:07
This pub fills up with weirdo scummy regulars who ruined the experience for me - espcially some old bird called Pauline who kept staring at me from a foot whilst gurning like someone on crystal meth
ted_savage - 17 Jul 2007 14:31
over 21's (sigh) still got in when i was 15 though, cant seem to now. those stairs to climb to get to the entract, jesus! even worse when youve had a few too many and youre trying to walk down them!
mrs_newcastle - 29 Apr 2007 13:44
This is quite a nice pub, judging by their grub. However, its difficult to settle down and relax in the beer garden, for every couple of minutes, 5-10 minutes max, your thrown by a high speed express train on the railway line, seperated from the pub by a small clump of trees only, still guess you kinda get used to that. Otherwise, as tatty as it is, I reccommend it!
anonymous - 16 Apr 2007 14:42
New manager taken over. Improving the look of pub. food is a bit hit and miss. Excellent views of sport events. New bloke has got rid of a lot of trouble and is looking to open function hall. Garden is under recon as well.
watfordtaf - 4 Aug 2006 17:24
Arrived just in time for the Charity Shield but were more in need of a beer and some food. Only Adnams on, but don't mind that plus a real cider. The girl behind the counter seemed to know little English so only offered fish & chips so settled for that - again ok by me - only later did we see a menu!!
Good beer, reasonable food and surroundings
lout_from_the_lane - 8 Aug 2005 13:07
Good beer, great staff and the locals don't nick your bag when you are in the loo, better than than the usual station pub!
anonymous - 18 Mar 2005 22:33
it is good
????? - 11 Nov 2004 19:41
When I popped in here I got a friendly welcome. This was somewhat unexpected as at the time I went in the atmosphere was what good best be described as 'lively'. The local drinkers took great delight in offering me advice on what to drink as there were 4 or 5 cask ales to choose from - their choice Of Adnam's Regatta was in perfect condition.
Cobbo - 5 Jun 2004 16:45
ok pub. best of the bunch in walking distance for a quick pint. long bar, with seating areas and small beer garden. its ok. friendly enough. you can take your dad.
stoichkov - 20 Nov 2003 12:10

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