Royal Albert

42 Westow Hill
Upper Norwood
SE19 1RX
Telephone(020) 8655 7900
Real AleLunchtime MealsGamesSmokingSports TV
Opening times: 12-11; 12-midnight Fri & Sat
Regular beers: Adnams Southwold Bitter, Fuller's London Pride

Sitting within the Crystal Palace triangle, this is an unchanging, locals' pub. Ex-Bass Charrington, now Enterprise Inns. It has a single-room bar, which is more spacious than it looks thanks to a rear extension. The patio with seating is at the front, on the road. Sports TV; darts.