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Forester

2 Leighton Road
West Ealing
W13 9EP

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Opening Times

11-11.30 Mon & Tue; 11-Midnight Wed & Thu; 11-1am Fri & Sat; 11-11 Sun

Owner

Fuller's

About the Pub

A Fuller's pub bought by the brewery early in 2012 although tenanted to MC Bars. Built for the Royal Brewery of Brentford in 1909 and designed by T H Nowell Parr. Grade II listed. Thai food is available daily except Sundays. Additionally a Burger & Sandwich Menu is available noon-4pm. Wednesday is Quiz Night and on Thursdays there are Poker Tournaments from 8pm. On the National Pub Heritage Historic Pub Interiors register. Holding its sixth beer festival in May 2015 and was Ealing Pub of the Year 2014.

Historic Interest

Grade II listing:- 1909 by Thomas Henry Nowell Parr for the Royal Brewery, Brentford. Rendered brick with granite plinth; gabled plain tile roof; corniced brick stacks. Domestic Revival style. 2 storeys, with 3-bay elevations to both Leighton Road and Seaford Road. Continuous ground-floor frontage, set on granite plinth and divided by piers with green tile facings, is linked by decorative iron railings surmounting dentilled cornice and plain fascia; original half-glazed doors set behind rounded open porch with Tuscan columns to corner, and two segmental-pedimented porches with Tuscan columns to Leighton Road; bracketed pediment over half-glazed door to public bar in centre of Seaford Road elevation; Tripartite wood-mullioned and transomed windows with 4-centred arches to lower lights and stained glass to upper lights. First floor has gauged red brick cambered arches over 3-light sashes flanked by shutters; two outer bays to Leighton Road have similar sashes to bow windows set beneath carved brackets supporting projecting gables with dentilled cornices continued round to Seaford Road elevation which has similar gable set over cornice and recessed first-floor bay. Left-hand return has conservatory to front of projecting bay with French window and flanking windows with glazing bars and stained glass upper lights. Interior: complete pub interior, with public bar to right of large saloon bar which opens onto restaurant to rear. Beamed ceilings; panelled dados; neo-Georgian fireplaces; mahogany bar counter and fittings with pilasters framing mirrors; Tudor-arched doors, with pedimented screens to saloon; saloon bar has panelled bar partitions; public bar has benches set against wall with turned balusters. The Forester is the most celebrated of Nowell Parr's pub designs, which formed a transition between the ornate pubs of the 1890s, divided into compartments, and the move restrained neo-Georgian and Tudor open-plan pubs of the inter-war period. (The Graphic, April 3 1909)

Regular Beers

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Fuller's ESB
  • Fuller's London Pride

Changing Beers

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Adnams Mosaic
  • Butcombe Adam Henson's Rare Breed
  • Fuller's - varies

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Forester, West Ealing

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    5% off real ales.

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    19-23 September 2018

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Nationally Important Historic Interior

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    To pub only.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Recently extended and also pavement seating.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    7 Rooms.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Accommodates 50

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Board Games.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Occasionally.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Covered & heated.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Sky.

  • WiFi Wifi

    O2

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Forester

2 Leighton Road
West Ealing
W13 9EP

Sat Nav Reference

51.5062, -0.32042

Transport

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Nearby Bus Routes (95m)

TfL: E2, E3

Nearby Station (800m)

West Ealing

Nearby London Underground/DLR (900m)

Northfields

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  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
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  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
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  • Function Room Function Room
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