The Beer Hunter’s Guide

Barking – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

Our first Away game this season takes us the short distance across town to Barking's Mayesbrook Park stadium for our encounter with West Essex. Technically...

Basildon – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

Coming out of the station, right across the road is the Beehive, a large, busy pub with two ever-changing guest beers. Sport is shown...

Burnham Ramblers – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

Burnham has a whole string of pubs, most of which are OK without being as great as you might hope in such an attractive...

Cheshunt & FC Romania – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

Don't get the train to Cheshunt because it's a long way from the ground! Get off at the stop before - Theobalds Grove -...

Clapton – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

There are no pubs near the ground and the long-closed Old Spotted Dog at the entrance provides an ever-more-depressing welcome. How can the oldest...

Haringey Borough – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

This is one of those grounds with no pub of any sort anywhere in the vicinity, though the club bar did have some decent...

Harlow – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

A real beer desert, this - the only pub remotely within striking distance is the Shark (McMullens) in Hobtoe Road, but you’ll need a...

Hullbridge – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

The two pubs here are at the opposite end of the village to the football club (which itself has good bottled beers on offer),...

Ilford – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

Ilford was home turf for us for five years when we groundshared with them. Pubwise, this is pretty barren territory, though if you turn sharp...

Redbridge – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

Redbridge, which has just two pubs - one each end of Barkingside High Street. However, the Chequers at the southern end was reported as...

Saffron Walden – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

An attractive and historic town is well worth a visit and a good look around in its own right. Of its numerous pubs, the...

Sawbridgeworth – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

Sawbridgeworth – a town the Beer Hunter has meant to visit for some considerable time, with two pubs listed in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide....

Southend Manor – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

Well, here we are again on the threshold of a new season, and hopefully the summer weather will return for our opening game by...

Sporting Bengal United – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

No pubs near the ground, it seems, but the Queens Head (pictured) (Flamborough St opposite Limehouse station - nice cosy Youngs local) is not...

Stansted – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

On leaving Stansted Mountfitchet station you come to the King's Arms (Greene King IPA and Abbot), but carry on into Lower Street and you'll...

Takeley – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

The nearest pub to Takeley’s delightful ground is the Four Ashes on the far side of the adjacent bridge, which on our last visit...

Thamesmead – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

Our Saturday friendly at Thamesmead offers relatively slim pickings on the beer front, though the place is by no means as uninviting as you...

Tilbury – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

Pubwise, Tilbury is a disaster - CAMRA's Whatpub website only lists one, the very decent World's End, but it's a long way from the...

Tower Hamlets – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

There are no pubs near the ground, but within half a mile or so you'll find the New Globe, 359 Mile End Road (listed building, Sharp's...

Walsham-Le-Willows – The Beer Hunter’s Guide

CAMRA’s ever-excellent Whatpub website (whatpub.com) suggests several options including the sports clubhouse itself, a non-profit-making community facility with Greene King IPA on tap. If you...